ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS library dissertation as a part of academic curriculum of the university is a challenging job to any post graduate student life, as it would give a confidence to the student in forthcoming academic activities. It has been a privilege to prepare this dissertation under the able guidance of my revered teacher, PROFESSOR, GUIDE AND HEAD OF THE DEPARTMENT Dr.R. NAGESHWAR RAO. His in-depth knowledge in the subject of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, his enthusiasm IN TEACHING,SYSTEMATIC GUIDANCE,PATIENCE AND critical evaluation DURING PREPARATION GAVE THIS library dissertation its present FORM I wish to express my gratitude to him for his valuable guidance, encouragement, suggestions and constant SUPPORT. My most humble and heartfelt thanks to him.
My special thanks to Dr. C. Bhasker Rao, Principal, SDMCDS for giving me an opportunity to study here and carry out this dissertation in this esteemed institution. I am extremely grateful to Dr. KIDIYOOR, Dr. PRIYA HORATTI, Dr. Mahantesh, Dr Mahima, Dr Nandakishore, Dr. Shruti ,Dr vfor their assistance and help all throughout. They have been a great source of encouragement and moral support too.
I would also like to extend my thanks to Dr. Damle (Dean, Nair Hospital Dental college, Mumbai), my under graduate teachers and staff, Dept. of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, NHDC and the Librarian, NHDC for their wholehearted support and generous help during the making of this library dissertation. Any of this kind of work is impossible to complete without getting a helping hand from people around us. My thanks to all my batchmates, Pushpa, Nitin, Prashant, Kriti and Mustafa for their timely help and support. I am immensely grateful to my seniors, Charitra, Sowmya, Neha,
Pradeep, and especially Ruchika and Ritu, from whom I have learnt so much. Their advice and opinion on the smallest of details has been a great help. My friends, here or away, have been my pillars of strength. I would like to thank all my dear friends, Meenakshi, Safeena, Ruchika, Ritu, Priti, and Sangamesh for standing by me always in times of crisis. They have always been ready whenever I sought any kind of help. I would not have been able to do without their valuable criticism, ideas and most importantly moral support. This list of acknowledgements would be incomplete without thanking my beloved fiancĂŠ, Mitesh. I thank him for his immense patience and tolerance and for giving me his unflinching support. Every thanks is not enough for all that he has done for me.
It is my pleasure to express my immense affection and gratitude towards my parents who have made countless sacrifices on my behalf. Without their efforts and help I would have not achieved what I had till now. Their unconditional love and support has helped me come a long way. I would not be where I am today. Also special thanks to my brother, Abhir for being there for me. Special thanks to Mr. Santosh and Mr. Vinayak of Creative Browsing Center and to Mahantesh Binders for giving final shape to this dissertation. Most importantly, my deepest gratitude to God Al Mighty for his love and blessings. I bow to Him for giving me the opportunity to undertake this task and the strength to complete it. I am extremely fortunate to have the most generous and largehearted grandparents without whom this would not have been possible. I thank them for having the faith they have showed in me for carrying out this task. I am eternally grateful to them for all they have done for me and dedicate this dissertation to them.