Department of Restorative Sciences

Chairperson: Prof. Essam Osman

The Department of Restorative Sciences conducts multidiciplinary instruction and patient care program including preventive, conservative, and esthetic dentistry, as well as endodontic treatment. The department has three interrelated divisions: Dental Anatomy, Endodontics and Operative and Esthetic Dentistry. Dental anatomy is a fundamental base to restorative dentistry, and proceed to preclinical operative and endodontic courses.

Division of Dental Anatomy
Director, Prof. Azza El Badry
This division provides the student with the necessary working knowledge of dental morphology, physiologic tooth form protecting the periodontium, and principles of dental occlusion necessary for all succeeding courses in preclinical and clinical dentistry.
Division of Endodontics
Director, Assoc. Prof. Roula Abiad
The course has three components: Didactic, preclinical and clinical. The educational goals of endodontics is to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to achieve competency in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of pulpal and periapical diseases. The goal is achieved by offering an integrated endodontic experience in ditactic, laboratory exercises and patient care with an emphasis on differential diagnosis and interdisciplinary treatment.
Division of Operative and Esthetic Dentistry
Director, Assoc. Prof. Hala Ragab
Operative dentistry is the art and science of diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of tooth defects that do not require full coverage restoration for correction. Treatment should result in restoration of proper tooth form, function, and esthetics while maintaining the integrity of teeth in harmonious relationship with the adjacent hard and soft tissues. All of which should enhance the general health and welfare of the patient. Moreover, Operative division provides services in general dental care, preventive, conservative and esthetic treatment.