Mangaluru, Nov 24, 2018: The 46th Indian Prosthodontic Society National Conference held in Mangaluru from 15t to 18th November, 2018 witnessed a gathering of over 2300 delegates and an overwhelming number of more than 1000 scientific deliberations, from across the length and breadth of the country interspersed with 12 eminent International guest speakers and 42 National speakers of repute – sharing a common platform for exchange of ideas and experiences, with the ultimate aim to provide better restorative care to our patients and the society at large.
The Inaugural function held on 16th November, 2018 at the Father Muller Convention Centre, was graced by the august presence of Dr. S. Sacchidanand, Vice-Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, as the Chief Guest. He stressed on the need for an interdisciplinary approach in treatment planning and encouraged the prosthodontic fraternity to take steps in order to make Implant-based restorative care available to all.
Dr. Chethan Hegde, Organising Chairperson of the 46th IPS Conference, delivered the welcome address. The IPS Secretary, Dr. Rangarajan briefed the concourse about the past year’s events, which was followed by the Presidential address delivered by IPS President, Dr. Kashinath. The function culminated with the felicitation of Dr. N. Sridhar Shetty and Dr. S.Ramananda Shetty ( former Vice-chancellor of RGUHS and Nitte University) - stalwarts and great teachers in the field of Prosthodontics, as well as the proud recognition of the effort and contribution of Dr. Y. Bharath Shetty and Dr. Jayakar Shetty.