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PEDODONTICS AND PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

DEPARTMENT OF PEDODONTICS AND PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY

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The department of Pedodontics and preventive dentistry started in the year 2001, with a vision to provide the comprehensive and preventive oral health care to children of all age group and adolescents, including special children and underprivileged children.

The undergraduate course started in the year 2001 with an intake of 40 students per year. With the need to provide a specialty care, the post graduate course started in the year 2012 with 2 PG seats per year.

The department is well equipped with well experienced faculty to guide the UG and PG students. It has many national and international publications to its credit.

It conducts regular camps and has adopted many government schools and autistic centers and treats patients there by emphasizing on preventive care.

NAME: Dr. V. KRISHNA PRIYA
DESIGNATION: Professor & Head of the Department
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: krishnapriyavllr@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
4. TEACHING AND TRAINING POST GRADUATE STUDENTS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   M R Ambedkar Dental College, Bangalore 1995
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry Osmania Government Dental College & Hospital, Hyderabad 2005

ACHIEVEMENTS:

Published a chapter entitled “Circummandibular Wiring of Symphysis Fracture in A Five Year Old Child” in Current Research in Education and Social Studies Vol.3
Reviewer for the Journal of Indian Society of Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry.
Reviewer for the Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:

1. Post-surgical dentofacial deformities and dental treatment needs in cleft-lip-palate children: A clinical study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2011;29:229-34.
2. Occlusion of Primary Dentition in Preschool Children of Chennai and Hyderabad: A Comparative Study. Contemp Clin Dent 2012;3:31-37.
3. Use of Lasers for Pediatric Dental Patients. Journal of Dental Research 2012 May-Aug;11(2).
4. Circum Mandibular Wiring of Symphysis Fracture in a Five-Year-Old Child. Case Reports in Dentistry 2013:1-4.
5. Unilateral hyodontia in primary Dentition: Does it affect the permanent successor. A literature Review and Case report. Journal Of Young medical Researchers , Vol. 1, Issue 2, January- july 2014
6. Digital Photography in Dental Practice: An Introduction. ACDS Journal. 2014.
7. Surgical derotation technique, A novel approach in the management of rotated immature permanent incisor. Int J Clin Pediatric Dent, 2015;8(3):220-223.
8. Forensic dentistry: A Pedodontist’s prospective. Journal of medicine, radiology, pathology and surgery, Vol.1:2, Mar-Apr 2015.
9. Attaching fractured fragment lodged in lower lip: an immature tooth . ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 5-7.
10. Use of 2 by 4 appliance in mixed dentition for correction of anterior crossbite. ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 1-4
11. Conscious sedation in Pediatric Dentistry. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research 2016;3(6):1577-1580.
12. Dental Implants in Pediatric dentistry-A review. Int J Dent Health Sci 2016; 3(2):405-414
13. Preserving the natural: A case series and review of reattachment procedures. J Res Adv Dent 2016; 5:2:229-233
14. Physiological root end closure in a traumatised young permanent tooth using collaged particles as pulpal dressing. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jan; 11(1)
15. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices towards eco-friendly dentistry among dental practioners. Journal of Research in Dentistry, 2017, 4(4):123-127
16. To Measure the Anxiety of the Child with Autism using A Parent Rated Child and Adolescent Symptom Inventory (CASI) Anxiety Scale and to Evaluate Its Relationship with IQ: A Research. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research 2018;5(9):123-125
17. Treatment Options for Fractured Permanent Anterior Teeth Journal of Army College of Dental Sciences, 2019; 6-9.
18. Dentigerous Cyst in Mixed Dentition: A conservative Approach. ACDS Journal Jan-Jun, 2020; 8(1): 44-47
19. Awareness Regarding Child Abuse and Dental Neglect among Dental Professionals of Telangana. ijcmr.2020.7.4-12.
20. Amelogenesis Imperfecta and Distal Renal Tubular acidosis: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. July-Aug, 2020.
21. Bilateral Supplemental Maxillary Lateral Incisors – Report of a Rare Case. Journal of Army College of Dental Sciences Jan-Jun, 2020; 8(1): 57-59


NAME: Dr. G. SHILPA
DESIGNATION: Reader / Asso. Professor
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: shilpapedo@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
4. TEACHING AND TRAINING POST GRADUATE STUDENTS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   S. B. Institute of Dental Sciences, Bidar 1998
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry Christian Dental College, Ludhiana 2007

ACHIEVEMENTS / ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:

1. Idiopathic Oligodontia: A case report and review of literature. J Clin Pediatr Dent 32(1): 65-68, 2007
2. Congenital absence of multiple primary teeth. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent Oct-Dec 2010, 4(28); 319-321.
3. Unusual presentation of 42 foreign bodies. Br J Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, June 2010 Volume 48, Issue 4, Pages e12-e13.
4. Hypohyperdontia: AgenesisOf three third molars and mandibular centrals associated with supernumerary tooth in mandible. Contemp Clin Dent 2010;1(3)1:136-141.
5. A rare case of idiopathic Oligodontia in Permanent dentition associated with missing key teeth-maxillary central incisors and canines – An exception to butler’s field theory.
6. Solitary Median Maxillary incisors syndrome. Contemp Clin Dent 2012;3:203-205.
7. Triple tooth in primary dentition: a proposed classification. Contemp Clin Dent 2013;4:263-7.
8. Informative promotional outcome on school teachers knowledge about emergencey management of dental trauma. J Conserv Dent 2013;16:21-27.
9. Forensic dentistry: A Pedodontist’s prospective. Journal of medicine, radiology, pathology and surgery, Vol.1:2, Mar-Apr 2015.
10. Attaching fractured fragment lodged in lower lip: an immature tooth . ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 5-7.
11. Use of 2 by 4 appliance in mixed dentition for correction of anterior crossbite. ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 1-4.
12. Dental Implants in Pediatric dentistry-A review. Int J Dent Health Sci 2016; 3(2):405-414.
13. Preserving the natural: A case series and review of reattachment procedures. J Res Adv Dent 2016; 5:2:229-233.
14. Prevalence of dental anomalies in deciduous dentition and its association with succedaneous dentition. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2017;35:56-62.
15. Physiological root end closure in a traumatised young permanent tooth using collaged particles as pulpal dressing. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jan; 11(1).
16. To Measure the Anxiety of the Child with Autism using A Parent Rated Child and Adolescent Symptom Inventory (CASI) Anxiety Scale and to Evaluate Its Relationship with IQ: A Research. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research 2018;5(9):123-125.
17. Treatment options for Fractured Permanent Anterior Teeth. Journal of Army College of Dental Sciences, 2019; 6-9.
18. Dentigerous Cyst in Mixed Dentition: A Conservative Approach. ACDS Journal Jan-Jun, 2020; 8(1): 44-47.
19. Awareness Regarding Child Abuse and Dental Neglect among Dental Professionals of Telangana. Ijcmr.2020.7.4-12.


NAME: Dr. Santhosh Kumar Challa
DESIGNATION: Reader / Asso. Professor
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: santoshchalla@yahoo.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
4. TEACHING AND TRAINING POST GRADUATE STUDENTS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere 2002
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere 2008

ACHIEVEMENTS / ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:

1. Antibacterial effect of bioactive glass in combination with powdered enamel and dentin. Indian J Dent Res. Jan-Mar 2010;21(1):30-4
2. Plasma Torch Tooth brush – A new insight in pain free Dentistry. J Clin Diagn Res. 2014 Jun; 8(6)
3. Attaching fractured fragment lodged in lower lip: an immature tooth . ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 5-7.
4. Use of 2 by 4 appliance in mixed dentition for correction of anterior crossbite. ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 1-4
5. Conscious sedation in Pediatric Dentistry. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research 2016;3(6):1577-1580.
6. Agenesis of permanent mandibular central incisor – a concordant condition in siblings Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2016 Jan-Mar; 9(1): 74–77
7. Preserving the natural: A case series and review of reattachment procedures. J Res Adv Dent 2016; 5:2:229-233
8. Physiological root end closure in a traumatised young permanent tooth using collaged particles as pulpal dressing. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jan; 11(1)
9. Treatment options for Fractured Permanent Anterior Teeth Journal of Army College of Dental Sciences, 2019; 6-9.
10. Awareness Regarding Child Abuse and Dental Neglect among Dental Professionals of Telangana. ijcmr.2020.7.4-12.
11. Dentigerous Cyst in Mixed Dentition: A conservative Approach. ACDS Journal Jan-Jun, 2020; 8(1): 44-47
12. Amelogenesis Imperfecta and Distal Renal Tubular acidosis: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. July-Aug, 2020.


NAME: Dr. V.V.R. Krishna Murthy. Vallu
DESIGNATION: Senior Lecturer / Asst. Professor
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: v.v.v.r.k.m@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
4. GUIDE POST GRADUATES IN HOSPITAL DENTISTRY AND DENTAL PROCEDURES UNDER GENERAL ANESTHESIA
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Sri Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Bangalore 2010
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere 2015

ACHIEVEMENTS:
Awarded a Best Published Paper in the International Journal of Oral Health & Medical Research for OCIMUM SANCTUM AS AN INTRACANAL IRRIGANT IN CONTEMPORARY PAEDIATRIC ENDODONTICS – AN IN VIVO STUDY.

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:
1. Twisted vs Protaper Files in Contemporary Pediatric Endodontics. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7(2):93-96.
2. Attaching fractured fragment lodged in lower lip: an immature tooth . ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 5-7.
3. Use of 2 by 4 appliance in mixed dentition for correction of anterior crossbite. ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 1-4
4. Ocimum Sanctum as an intracanal irrigant in contemporary pediatric endodontics – an in-vivo study. Int J Oral Health Med Res 2015; 2(4):6-9.
5. Shear bond strength of a sand blasted dental splint – an in-vitro study. Int J Oral Health Med Res 2016; 2(5):1-5
6. Treatment Options for Fractured Permanent Anterior Teeth Journal of Army College of Dental Sciences, 2019; 6-9.
7. Awareness Regarding Child Abuse and Dental Neglect among Dental Professionals of Telangana. ijcmr.2020.7.4-12.
8. Amelogenesis Imperfecta and Distal Renal Tubular acidosis: A Case Report. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. July-Aug, 2020.


NAME: Dr. Mayuri Ganesh
DESIGNATION: Senior Lecturer / Asst. Professor
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: dr.mayuriganesh@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad 2011
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad 2016

ACHIEVEMENTS / ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:

1. Attaching fractured fragment lodged in lower lip: an immature tooth. ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 5-7.
2. Use of 2 by 4 appliance in mixed dentition for correction of anterior crossbite. ACDS Journal Jul-Dec, 2015; 3(2), 1-4
3. Dental Implants in Pediatric dentistry-A review. Int J Dent Health Sci 2016; 3(2):405-414
4. Conscious sedation in Pediatric Dentistry. IJCMR 2016;3(6):1577-1580.
5. Preserving the natural: A case series and review of reattachment procedures. J Res Adv Dent 2016; 5:2:229-233
6. CBCT Guided flapless implant rehabilitation of a missing mandibular second molar.
7. Treatment options for Fractured Permanent Anterior Teeth Journal of Army College of Dental Sciences, 2019; 6-9.
8. Awareness Regarding Child Abuse and Dental Neglect among Dental Professionals of Telangana. ijcmr.2020.7.4-12.


NAME: K. SAI GEETA
DESIGNATION: Senior Lecturer / Asst. Professor
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: saigeeta2684@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   MNR DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL 2013
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry MAMATA DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL 2018

ACHIEVEMENTS / ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:

1. Effects of distraction using virtual reality technology on pain perception and anxiety levels in children during pulp therapy of primary molars. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent. 2018;36(4):364-369.
2. Nanosilver Fluoride—A Paradigm Shift for Arrest in Dental Caries in Primary Teeth of Schoolchildren: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2019; 12(6): 484–490.
3. Prevalence and etiology of traumatic dental injuries in 8-14 year old children in Hyderabad city-an epidemological study. J Ind Assoc Kochi 2020;2(1);2-6.


NAME: Dr. NIHARIKA S
DESIGNATION: Senior Lecturer / Asst. Professor
DEPARTMENT: Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: sowkiniha@gmail.com

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. THEORY CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS
2. CONDUCTING NEET COACHING CLASSES FOR BDS INTERNS
3. CONDUCTING PRACTICAL/CLINICAL CLASSES FOR THIRD AND FINAL YEAR BDS

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Subject Subject code Year
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Third Year BDS
Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry   Final Year BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
BDS   SRI SAI COLLEGE OF DENTAL SURGERY 2015
MDS Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry GOVT DENTAL COLLEGE & HOSPITAL HYDERABAD 2020

ACHIEVEMENTS / ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS:

1. Awarded a Best Paper in 1st Telangana state dental conference Warangal for “ Periodontal Microsurgery”.

Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad is equipped with:

1. Electronic Dental Chairs
2. N2O-O2 Inhalation sedation Unit (Conscious Sedation)
3. Autoclaves
4. Ultrasonic cleaners
5. Needle Burner with syringe cutter
6. Amalgamator
7. Digital Pulp Tester
8. Rubber dam Kits
9. Apexlocators
10. Endomotors
11. Injectable Gutta Percha with Condensation
12. Intra Oral Camera
13. Scaling Instruments
14. Restorative Instruments
15. Extraction Forceps
16. Fixed Intraoral X ray Units
17. Portable Intraoral X ray Units
18. RVG Sensor
19. Automatic Developer
20. Computers
21. Glass Bead Sterilizers
22. Spot welders
23. Ultra somic scalars
24. X Ray Viewers
25. Plaster Dispenser
26. Model Trimmer with Diamond Disc
27. Model Trimmer with Double Disc (Diamond and Carborandum)
28. Welder with soldering attachments
29. Vibrators
30. Lab Micromotor Heavy Duty
31. Dental Lathe
32. Steam Cleaner
33. Pressure Molding Machine
34. Plastic typhodont teeth
35. Band Pinching Pliers set
36. Crown Contouring Pliers
37. Crown Crimping Pliers
38. Double beak pliers
39. Band removers

FIRST YEAR PG

NAME: Dr. Ayesha
DEPARTMENT: Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
YEAR OF JOINING: 2020
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: sweetayesha94@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 


NAME: PREM SHANKAR CHAUHAN
DEPARTMENT: DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC AND PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY
YEAR OF JOINING: AUGUST 2020
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: premshch@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 


SECOND YEAR PG

NAME: Dr. Divya Banu M
DEPARTMENT: Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
YEAR OF JOINING: 2019
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: dbanu06@gmail.com

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS/ ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. University 1st Rank in MDS 1st Year Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry Examination-2020

 

 

 


NAME: Dr. Milan Singh Mali
DEPARTMENT: Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
YEAR OF JOINING: 2019
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: milanmali1993@gmail.com

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS/ ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. Best paper presentation in 6th TSDC, 2019, Hyderabad

 

 

 


THIRD YEAR PG

NAME: Dr. Shreya Kartha
DEPARTMENT: Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
YEAR OF JOINING: 2018
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: drshreyakartha@yahoo.com

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS/ ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. Best poster presentation in 40th ISPPD National Conference, 2018, Nagpur
2. Best paper presentation in 5th TSDC, 2018, Hyderabad
3. Best paper presentation in 17th ISPPD PG Convention, 2020, Jaipur

 


NAME: Dr. P. Soumya
DEPARTMENT: Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry
YEAR OF JOINING: 2018
EMAIL/CONTACT INFO: soumya.pusuluri@gmail.com

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS/ ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. Best poster presentation in 40th ISPPD National Conference, 2018, Nagpur

Comprehensive Dental treatments for children between the age of 0-14years. Such as:

  1. Oral Prophylaxis
  2. Glass ionomer restorations
  3. Composite restorations
  4. Extractions
  5. Root canal treatments
  6. Crowns
  7. Space maintainers
  8. Pit and Fissure sealant applications
  9. Preventive Resin Restorations
  10. Fluoride applications
  11. Myofunctional Appliance
  12. Arresting caries with Silver Diamine Fluoride
  13. Behavioural managements
  14. Splinting
  15. Comprehensive Dental Treatments under General Anesthesia for Special Children and Uncooperative Children.