Field of Expertise
Diagnosis and treatment plan, scaling and polishing, restoration, removable partial dentures, fixed partial dentures, complete dentures, minor extractions, fluoride application, health education, tobacco cessation counselling, oral health promotion, organizing dental camps and school dental health programmes and epidemiology.
Awards & Achievements
Has worked as a lecturer for in the department of Paedodontics at Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, in the year 2015.
Presented a poster titled “Vision to Action” at 20th National conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry,on 20th- 22nd November, 2015, held at Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal.
Presented a paper titled “Knowledge and Perceptions With Regard To Pictorial Health Warnings on Tobacco Products among Patients Diagnosed with Oral Cancer” at 21th National conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, on 17th- 19th November, 2016, held at KIIT University, Bhubaneswar.
Presented a paper titled “Impact Of Environmental Tobacco Smoke On Wheezing Disorders And Early Childhood Caries Among Children Aged 30-60 Months In Mangalore, South India” at National Bioethics Conference, Organized by Father Muller Medical College with support of IISR, on 21st and 22nd November, 2017, held at Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore.
Member of Organizing Committee of “An update on oral health Policy, Karnataka” at Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) Mangalore.
Member of Organizing Committee of “Hypothesis testing and basics of Inferential statistics” held at Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) Mangalore.
Library dissertation topic “Prevalence of Oral Cancer and Potentially Malignant Disorders in India and around the World”
Has attended workshops on Research methodology and Biostatistics, Sample size estimation, Art Behind the ART, A training program on Tobacco Cessation and Hypothesis testing, narcoanalysis and brain mapping and basics of Inferential statistics.
Has participated in a symposium on “ An update on oral health Policy, Kanataka” organised at Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) Mangalore.
Talks & Publications
Evaluation Of Knowledge And Perceptions With Regard To Pictorial Health Warnings On Tobacco Products Among Patients Diagnosed With Oral Cancer In Mangalore City published in World Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Assessment of oral health status and comparative evaluation of different methods of oral health education in children with special health care needs published in Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development.