Molaris is aprogramme designed to deliver high quality dental education amongst undergraduates andgeneral dental practioners. This is being held with the help of Indian dental association at Saveetha Dental College for the past 3 yearsto impart knowledge and awareness of newer techniques and concepts among the students .It is one of the platforms at national level involving various specialities which gives the opportunity oflearningand also helps the undergraduate students to pursue their career in upcomingfieldof dental clinical research .
Molaris 2017 was held on the 7th of July at Saveetha Dental college where we had active participationofundergraduate students ,interns ,fellowship students from various dental colleges and also private dental practitioners .We had a total of 405 registrations out of which the maximum number of enthusiastic students from Saveetha Dental college which was around 222 followed by Tagore and Meenakshi Ammal dental college .Delegates were around 21 andfrom other colleges around 162.
We had the maximum of 196 scientific paper and poster presentationsfrom various institutions and was chaired by mostly external judges .Total scientific papers were 67 and total poster presentations were 129. Studentswere given three awards per session . The maximum awards were won by our students , posters awarded were 40 and best papers were 16.
We thank the organising team of Molaris and team IDA for their untiring effort to have made this conference a grand success.We look forward for future CDEs to bring together the best and brightest minds to enlighten the budding dentists about the various aspectsand updates in dental research.