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Oral Medicine and Radiology

Oral Medicine Faculty

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Awards and achievements:

UG students achievements:

· Achieved 91% results in UG IV BDS oral Medicine and Radiology exam conducted in December- January 2015.

· Achieved 82% results in UG IV BDS oral Medicine and Radiology exam conducted in July 2015

· Achieved 96% results in UG IV BDS oral Medicine and Radiology exam conducted in December- January 2016.

· Achieved 96% results in UG IV BDS oral Medicine and Radiology exam conducted in June July 2017.

· Achieved 81% results in UG IV BDS oral Medicine and Radiology exam conducted in January 2018.

· Manila Aggarwal, IV BDS achieved the first prize in the essay competition in the National BDS Student Convention of IAOMR 2017,Karnataka held at Dayananda Sagar College Of Dental Sciences on 1st April 2017.

· Pavithra S, IV BDS achievedthe best poster award(first prize) in the National BDS Student Convention of IAOMR 2017, Karnataka held at Dayananda Sagar College Of Dental Sciences on 1st April 2017.

· Akshatha D D, Intern achieved 3rd prize in quiz competition,Oral Medicine & Radiology held at Krihnadevaraya dental college Bangalore

PG students achievements:

· Dr Lekshmy J ( Post Graduate Student) secured 2nd place in the scientific paper presentation at the 25th national IAOMR conference Lucknow for the paper titled – Clear Carcinoma of the palate – A rare case report

· Dr. Lekshmy J and Dr. Hima John- secured first place in the debate competition conducted in the National PG convention 2014, Bangalore.

· Dr. Hima- secured first place in the scientific paper presentation in National PG convention 2014, Bangalore for the paper titled “Acromegaly: Oral Diagnostician’s Role in Diagnosis: A Case Report”

· Dr. Nandita- Won best paper presentation at National PG convention 2015 at Chennai, for the scientific paper titled “Ameloblastic carcinoma: a case report”

· Dr. Ashmeer Malik- Won best paper presentation at National PG convention 2015 at Chennai, for the scientific paper titled “Synovial Chondromatosis: a case report”

· Dr. Hima John secured 6th rank in the MDS university exam of oral Medicine and Radiology conducted in the month of April-May 2015.

· Dr. Nandita- Won best paper presentation at National Triple PG symposium March 2016 at Meerut, for the scientific paper titled “Gardners syndrome: a rare case report”

· Dr. Ashmeer Malik- Won best paper presentation at National Triple PG symposium March 2016 at Meerut for the scientific paper titled “Temporal abscess: a rare case report”

· Dr. Jyostna Ramkumar –Won best paper presentation at National PG convention 2016 at Delhi, for the scientific paper titled “Multiple Myeloma presenting as multiple plasmacytoma of maxillofacial region”.

· Dr. Jyostna Ramkumar –Won best paper presentation at 28th national IAOMR conference 2016 at Kanyakumari, for the scientific paper titled “Gorlin Goltz Syndrome: A Rare Case Report”.

· Dr. Jyostna Ramkumar –Won best paper presentation at 15th National Triple O Symposium 2017 at Belgavi, for the scientific paper titled “Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: A Rare Case Report”.

· Dr.Shibin Shaju-Won best paper presentation at National PG Convention 4th & 5th August 2017 at Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Orissa for the scientific paper titled Hybrid Lesion.

Staff achievements:

1)Dr. Padmashree S : (Prof & HOD)

Special Awards:

· Best outgoing BDS student- Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College, Bangalore, 1991

· Third rank in Bangalore University (Aggregate of I-IV year BDS), 1991

· Sangeetha Kesari award- Sri Satyanarayana swamy temple trust, 2007

· Savyasachi award for Vaidyakiya seve- Natyakusumanjali, Bangalore, 2010

· Best paper certificate for paper titled “Prevalence of fissured tongue in 2050 Indian patients: A cross sectional study” from International Journal of Dental Research & Development, 2015

· Young Research Award for the best paper - National Level Conference at Royal Dental College,Palakkad,Kerala,17th December 2017

CDE Programmes: Attended many CDE programmes at state & National levels

Paper Presentations:

1. “A probable case of Sjogren’s syndrome associated with hypothyroidism- A case report” at VI National convention, Indian academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology, 10th & 11th December, 1994, Bangalore

2. “ An evaluation of specific antibodies to Streptococcus mutans in human serum & saliva in relation to dental caries” at VI National convention, Indian academy of Oral Medicine & Radiology, 1st -3rd December 1995, Dharwad

3. “Importance of Diagnosis- Role of Oral clinician” at VIDS & RC, 28th December, 2009, Bangalore

Research Activities:

1. Clinical Research- Main topic- “ An evaluation of specific antibodies to Streptococcus mutans in human serum & saliva in relation to dental caries”

2. Research work under my guidance as PG guide

· Dr. Mahesh B.S- A comparative study of intra oral periapical radiographic E-speed film and radiovisography (RVG) for detection of incipient proximal caries

· Dr. Sharda Rathod- Oral mucosal lesions and microbial changes in breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

· Dr. Chaitra H. Ramprakash- Trabecular pattern in mandible as an indicator of osteoporosis in post menopausal women- A radiological study

· Dr. Satish Kumar- Correlation of salivary glucose levels and candidal carriage in saliva of type 2 diabetic patients

· Dr. Alpana Talukdar- Evaluation of salivary cortisol levels in cigarette smokers- A case control study

· Dr. Mehar Saba SJ-Evaluation of the effects of local stimulation and transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation on parotid saliva flow- A comparative study

· Dr. Hima John V- Association of Periodontitis elevated C reactive protein levels and acute myocardial infarction – A case control study.

· Dr. Lekshmy J- Median rhomboid glossitis and its possible association with candida in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients- A case control study

· Dr. Ayesha N-The Influence Of Handheld Mobile Phones On Flow Rate And Protein Concentration Of Human Parotid Saliva- A Cross Sectional Study

· Dr. Sayyad zohabhasan Innus- Radiographic Evaluation Of Third Molar Development As An Indicator Of Chronological Age By Demirjian And Kohlers Methods In Indian Population - A Comparative Study.

· Dr. Ashmeer Mallik: expression of salivary alkaline phosphatase as a biomarker in potentially malignant and malignant lesions of the oral cavity- an cross sectional study

· Dr. Jyotsna TR: Evaluation of course and visibility of mandibular canal by digital panoramic and CBCT images- a comparative study

· Dr. Shibin Shaju : Evaluation of morphological variations of the nasopalatine canal by cone beam computed tomography(CBCT) – A cross sectional study

Research work under my guidance as PG co- guide

· Dr. Nandita Bhomik: Sexual dimorphism of bizygomatic distance and maxillary sinus in Indian population using Cone beam computed tomography- an observational study

Dr. Hima John secured 6th rank in the MDS university exam of oral Medicine and Radiology conducted in the month of April-May 2015.

Kannada Publications:

1. “Bai Swasthya (Oral Health)”; Janapada-2000; June:37.

2. “Vayovrudhara bai mattu hallina smasyegalu (Old Age People- Dental Problems)”; Janapada-2001;March:12.

3. “Hrudogi danta chikitsege bandage (When a heart patient comes for dental treatment)”; Vaidyaloka-2007;May:37.

4. “Dantakshaya (Dental caries)”; Vaidyaloka-2011;Nov:28-30.

Extra-curricular Activities:

· Received Rashtra Bhasha Vidhwan degree from Jayanagar Hindi Prachara Samiti, Bangalore, 1983

· Given programs in All India Radio- “Hindi Patha, Radio Doctor, Phone in programs”

· Given health talk on dentistry in “Suvarna TV channel”, July 2008

· Organized Women’s day celebration at VIDS & RC, 2010

· Given many classical music programmes at Public events

· Won many prizes in debate, essay writing, painting, cooking, vegetable carving, clay modeling, rangoli, singing competitions & sports

· Honored as Judge for singing competitions.

2) Dr. Padma Pandeshwar: (Reader)

· PG co- guide from the year 2014- Dr. Ashmeer Mallik: expression of salivary alkaline phosphatase as a biomarker in potentially malignant and malignant lesions of the oral cavity- an cross sectional study

· PG guide from the year 2015- Research work under my guidance- Dr. Swati Garg: Estimation of superoxide dismutase and Glutathione peroxidase levels in tobacco chewers and smokers- a comparative study

3) Dr. Shilpa P S: (Reader)

· PG co- guide from the year 2015- Dr. Jyotsna TR: Evaluation of course and visibility of mandibular canal by digital panoramic and CBCT images- a comparative study

· Attained “CBCT certification” course at Manipal Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore in the period of March 2016.

· Reviewer - for international journal of dental research

4)Mahesh B.S (Senior lecturer)

· Co author for the book - titled “Clinical manual for public health dentistry”

· CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION for outstanding support to Global Vision Care NGO and Kalp Cancer foundation.

· CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION for outstanding support to Poornasudha cancer foundation.

· Reviewer - for international journal of development research.

· PG co- guide from the year 2015- Research work under my guidance- Dr. Swati Garg: Estimation of superoxide dismutase and Glutathione peroxidase levels in tobacco chewers and smokers- a comparative study

· Dental Library incharge from post graduation days. Actively involded in upgrading the library to current status and successfully guided through in all post graduate inspections parameter associated with all dental departments.

· Associated with Vydehi medical oncology department for oral cancer Screening programmes and Councelling programmes.

· Also associated with ORAL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAMMES with KALP CANCER FOUNDATION ,SPANDANA FOUNDATION ,INTERNATIONAL CANCER SOCIETY OF INDIA.