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Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier

Reader

Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier completed his Bachelors followed by his Masters in Pediatric Dentistry from A. B. Shetty Dental College, Mangalore and was awarded ‘The Best Outgoing Post Graduate Student by Overall Performance’ in 2010.

Qualification: BDS, MDS
arunmamachanxavier@aims.amrita.edu
Research Interest: Medically Compromised Children, Restorative Dentistry

Bio

Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier completed his Bachelors followed by his Masters in Pediatric Dentistry from A. B. Shetty Dental College, Mangalore and was awarded ‘The Best Outgoing Post Graduate Student by Overall Performance’ in 2010. He has widely presented and lectured both in Dentistry & Medical conferences in National/International platforms including Germany, UK, USA, Japan, China, etc. He has received several Best Research Paper awards in National Pediatric Dentistry Conferences since 2011.

Dr. Arun has also won several accolades both nationally and internationally including the Classified Winner to the Bright Smiles Bright Futures award (Glasgow, Scotland in 2015), Special Recognition Award for Outstanding services in Pediatric Dentistry in 2016 (Indian Dental Association, Nedumbaserry branch, 2016); ‘The Young Pedodontist Research award 2017’ (conferred by the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, 2017); ‘Young Researcher award 2018’ (from the International Award of Excellence, London, UK, 2018); ‘Outstanding Researcher in Pediatric Dentistry award’ (Venus International Foundation, 2018); ‘Academician of the Year 2018’ (Dentistry 2018 Conference, IDRR, Bangalore) and the Highly Commended ‘Specialist Dentist of the Year 2018 – Pedodontist’ (Famdent Indian Dental Oscars, Mumbai, December 2018).

Dr. Arun has more than 30 scientific international/national scientific publications in peer-reviewed indexed journals to his credit. He is known to put his heart and soul into the welfare and well-being of his students, colleagues as well as his patients. His areas of special interest include Medically compromising conditions in children, Cariology and Post-natal oral care and counselling. He has currently more than 10 years of clinical/academic experience and currently serves as a Reader in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Amrita Hospital in Cochin.

Publications

Journal Article

Year : 2020

Feeding difficulty in an infant with stickler’s syndrome – A case report

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Vijay P.; Kumaran P.

Publisher : A case report. ContempClin Dent

Vijay P., Kumaran P., Arun Mamachan Xavier, and Dr. Balagopal Varma R., “Feeding difficulty in an infant with stickler’s syndrome – A case report”, A case report. ContempClin Dent , 2020.

Year : 2019

Qualitative and quantitative comparison of the remineralization potential of three suitable materials – An in-vitro SMH & SEM study

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Sreekumar P., Kumaran P., Kumar S. J.

Publisher : J ClinDiag Res

Sreekumar P., Kumaran P., Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., and Kumar S. J., “Qualitative and quantitative comparison of the remineralization potential of three suitable materials – An in-vitro SMH & SEM study”, J ClinDiag Res , vol. 13, no. 1, pp. ZC01-ZC04, 2019.

Year : 2019

Dental age assessment in 8-16 year old girls in a tertiary care hospital in Cochin – a comparative study

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Sathish A. M.; Kumaran P.; Menon M. M.

Publisher : Drug Inv Today , Volume 11

Sathish A. M., Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Kumaran P., and Menon M. M., “Dental age assessment in 8-16 year old girls in a tertiary care hospital in Cochin – a comparative study”, Drug Inv Today , vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 996-999, 2019.

Year : 2019

Knowledge, attitude, and awareness of mothers toward emergency management of dental trauma in high literacy population

Authors : Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Resmy Nair

Publisher : J Int Oral Health

Resmy Nair, Parvathy Kumaran, Arun Mamachan Xavier, and Dr. Balagopal Varma R., “Knowledge, attitude, and awareness of mothers toward emergency management of dental trauma in high literacy population”, J Int Oral Health, no. 11, pp. 287-292, 2019.

Year : 2019

Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of Aloe Vera gel with milk and HBSS in maintaining the viability of PDL cells in avulsed teeth

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Abraham B.; Kumaran P.; Kumar S. J.

Publisher : Drug Inv Today

Abraham B., Kumaran P., Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., and Kumar S. J., “Comparative evaluation of the efficacy of Aloe Vera gel with milk and HBSS in maintaining the viability of PDL cells in avulsed teeth”, Drug Inv Today , vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 996-999, 2019.

Year : 2018

Efficacy of a Calcium Sucrose Phosphate Based Toothpaste in Elevating the Level of Calcium, Phosphate Ions in Saliva and Reducing Plaque: A Clinical Trial.

Authors : Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Leena Unnikrishn Menon; Bhat Sangeetha Govinda; J. Suresh Kumar

Publisher : Contemp Clin Dent

Leena Unnikrishn Menon, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Parvathy Kumaran, Arun Mamachan Xavier, Bhat Sangeetha Govinda, and J. Suresh Kumar, “Efficacy of a Calcium Sucrose Phosphate Based Toothpaste in Elevating the Level of Calcium, Phosphate Ions in Saliva and Reducing Plaque: A Clinical Trial.”, Contemp Clin Dent, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 151-157, 2018.

Year : 2018

Salivary Interleukin-6 levels of children with Early Childhood Caries and Ventricular Septal defect – A randomized clinical trial

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, George T.; Janardhanan S. K .; Govinda B. S.

Publisher : J IndSocPedodPrev Dent .

George T., Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Arun Mamachan Xavier, Janardhanan S. K., and S., G. B., “Salivary Interleukin-6 levels of children with Early Childhood Caries and Ventricular Septal defect – A randomized clinical trial”, J IndSocPedodPrev Dent , vol. 36, pp. 130-134, 2018.

Year : 2017

Unique Approach to Dental Management of Children with Hearing Impairment.

Authors : Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Navanith Renahan

Publisher : Int J Clin Pediatr Dent

N. Renahan, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Parvathy Kumaran, and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Unique Approach to Dental Management of Children with Hearing Impairment.”, Int J Clin Pediatr Dent, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 107-110, 2017.

Year : 2016

Evaluation of salivary interleukin-6 in children with early childhood caries after treatment

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Sajitha Krishnan, Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Medhini Menon; Sangeetha G. Bhat; Suresh Kumar J.

Publisher : Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, Medknow Publications,

Medhini Menon, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Sajitha Krishnan, Parvathy Kumaran, Sangeetha G. Bhat, Arun Mamachan Xavier, and Suresh Kumar J., “Evaluation of salivary interleukin-6 in children with early childhood caries after treatment”, Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, vol. 7, pp. 198-202, 2016.

Year : 2016

Clinical and radiographic comparison of indirect pulp treatment using light-cured calcium silicate and mineral trioxide aggregate in primary molars: A randomized clinical trial

Authors : Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Navya P. Menon; Janardhanan, S.; Bhat Sangeetha Govinda

Publisher : Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, Medknow Publications.

Navya P. Menon, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Janardhanan, S., Parvathy Kumaran, Arun Mamachan Xavier, and Bhat Sangeetha Govinda, “Clinical and radiographic comparison of indirect pulp treatment using light-cured calcium silicate and mineral trioxide aggregate in primary molars: A randomized clinical trial”, Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, vol. 7, pp. 475-480, 2016.

Year : 2016

Repeated exposure of acidic beverages on esthetic restorative materials: An in-vitro surface microhardness study.

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Sunny, Steffy M; Rai, Kavita; Hegde, Amitha M

Publisher : J Clin Exp Dent

A. M. Xavier, Sunny, S. M., Rai, K., and Hegde, A. M., “Repeated exposure of acidic beverages on esthetic restorative materials: An in-vitro surface microhardness study.”, J Clin Exp Dent, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. e312-7, 2016.

Year : 2016

Give good care to your teeth

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier

Publisher : Manorama Arogyam

Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Give good care to your teeth”, Manorama Arogyam, vol. 3, pp. 20-24, 2016.

Year : 2016

Prenatal and Perinatal Oral Health Awareness and Promotion among Pregnant Women – A Dental Home Initiative

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Steffy M. Sunny; Radhamany K.

Publisher : Jpn J Ped Dent

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Steffy M. Sunny, and Radhamany K., “Prenatal and Perinatal Oral Health Awareness and Promotion among Pregnant Women - A Dental Home Initiative”, Jpn J Ped Dent , vol. 54, no. 2, pp. 248 (P1-014), 2016.

Year : 2016

A spectroscopic and surface microhardness study of enamel exposed to beverages supplemented with ferrous fumarate and ferrous sulfate. A randomized in vitro trial.

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde; Suchetha Shetty

Publisher : Am J Dent

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, Amitha M. Hegde, and Suchetha Shetty, “A spectroscopic and surface microhardness study of enamel exposed to beverages supplemented with ferrous fumarate and ferrous sulfate. A randomized in vitro trial.”, Am J Dent, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 132-136, 2016.

Year : 2015

Clinical and radiographic evaluation of indirect pulp treatment with MTA and calcium hydroxide in primary teeth (in-vivo study)

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Vimi George; Suresh Kumar Janardhanan

Publisher : Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Medknow Publications

Vimi George, Suresh Kumar Janardhanan, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Parvathy Kumaran, and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Clinical and radiographic evaluation of indirect pulp treatment with MTA and calcium hydroxide in primary teeth (in-vivo study)”, Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, vol. 33, pp. 104-110, 2015.

Year : 2015

A spectroscopic and surface microhardness study on enamel exposed to beverages supplemented with lower iron concentrations

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde; Suchetha Shetty

Publisher : The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, Amitha M. Hegde, and Suchetha Shetty, “A spectroscopic and surface microhardness study on enamel exposed to beverages supplemented with lower iron concentrations”, The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry, vol. 39, pp. 161-167, 2015.

Year : 2015

Management of congenital choanal atresia: A pedodontist′s role

Authors : Dr. Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Niloofar Fathima

Publisher : Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Medknow Publications

Niloofar Fathima, Parvathy Kumaran, Dr. Balagopal Varma R., and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Management of congenital choanal atresia: A pedodontist′s role”, Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, vol. 33, pp. 259-261, 2015.

Year : 2015

A spectroscopic and surface microhardness study on enamel exposed to beverages supplemented with lower iron concentrations.

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde; Suchetha Shetty

Publisher : The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, Amitha M. Hegde, and Suchetha Shetty, “A spectroscopic and surface microhardness study on enamel exposed to beverages supplemented with lower iron concentrations”, The Journal of clinical pediatric dentistry, vol. 39, pp. 161-167, 2015.

Year : 2015

Effect of carbonated beverages on aesthetic restorative materials – An in-vitro surface micro hardness study

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Steffy M. Sunny; Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : Int J Ped Dent

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Steffy M. Sunny, and Amitha M. Hegde, “Effect of carbonated beverages on aesthetic restorative materials – An in-vitro surface micro hardness study”, Int J Ped Dent, vol. 25 (Suppl. 1), p. 95, 2015.

Year : 2014

Curing of posterior dental composites – A surface microhardness study

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai

Publisher : Mat Sci J

Kavita Rai and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Curing of posterior dental composites - A surface microhardness study”, Mat Sci J , vol. 10, no. 6, pp. 218-221, 2014.

Year : 2014

The diagnostic applications of cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in Pediatric Dentistry

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Manju Gopakumar

Publisher : Res Rev J Dent Sci

Manju Gopakumar and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “The diagnostic applications of cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in Pediatric Dentistry”, Res Rev J Dent Sci , vol. 2 (Suppl 1), pp. 59-65, 2014.

Year : 2013

The total antioxidant capacity of infant feeds at various handling temperatures – a comparative study

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : OxidAntioxid Med Sci

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, and Amitha M. Hegde, “The total antioxidant capacity of infant feeds at various handling temperatures – a comparative study”, OxidAntioxid Med Sci, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 107-112, 2013.

Year : 2013

Infant oral care – Marking a healthy approach

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier

Publisher : Dentcare

Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Infant oral care – Marking a healthy approach”, Dentcare , vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 14-18, 2013.

Year : 2012

Hereditary Oro-facial Digital Syndrome Type 1: Diagnosis and Management-case Report

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde; Saurabh Joshi

Publisher : European Journal of Dentistry and Medicine

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, Amitha M. Hegde, and Saurabh Joshi, “Hereditary Oro-facial Digital Syndrome Type 1: Diagnosis and Management-case Report”, European Journal of Dentistry and Medicine, vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1-7, 2012.

Year : 2012

Preventative protocols and management of oral pathologies in chronic kidney disease: an update

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : Biol Biomed Rep

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, and Amitha M. Hegde, “Preventative protocols and management of oral pathologies in chronic kidney disease: an update”, Biol Biomed Rep, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1-9, 2012.

Year : 2011

Total antioxidant concentrations of breastmilk-an eye-opener to the negligent

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, and Amitha M. Hegde, “Total antioxidant concentrations of breastmilk-an eye-opener to the negligent”, Journal of Health, Population and Nutrition, vol. 29, pp. 605-611, 2011.

Year : 2011

Aesthetic restorative materials and aerated beverage consumption – How safe?

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier

Publisher : Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Aesthetic restorative materials and aerated beverage consumption – How safe?”, Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, vol. 29 (Suppl 1), no. S11-12, Abstract 38, 2011.

Year : 2011

Management of a talon cusp using mineral trioxide aggregate.

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Preeth Shetty

Publisher : Int Endod J

Preeth Shetty and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Management of a talon cusp using mineral trioxide aggregate.”, Int Endod J, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 1061-1068, 2011.

Year : 2010

The tell tale of a bite mark – Call for action for Pediatric specialists

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : Medico-Legal Update

Arun Mamachan Xavier and Amitha M. Hegde, “The tell tale of a bite mark – Call for action for Pediatric specialists”, Medico-Legal Update, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1-4, 2010.

Year : 2010

Tailoring oral health needs through a dental home: A Necessity

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Amitha M. Hegde; Kavita Rai

Publisher : Indian Dentist Research and Review

Amitha M. Hegde, Kavita Rai, and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Tailoring oral health needs through a dental home: A Necessity”, Indian Dentist Research and Review, vol. 4, no. 6, pp. 66-68, 2010.

Year : 2010

Preventive protocols and oral management in childhood leukemia–the pediatric specialist’s role

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention

Arun Mamachan Xavier and Amitha M. Hegde, “Preventive protocols and oral management in childhood leukemia--the pediatric specialist's role”, Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 39-43, 2010.

Year : 2010

Odontogenic Pansinusitis with Orbital Cellulitis in a child

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, S. Jayakumar; U.K. Menon; Bini Faizal

Publisher : Amrita J Med.

S. Jayakumar, U.K. Menon, Arun Mamachan Xavier, and Bini Faizal, “Odontogenic Pansinusitis with Orbital Cellulitis in a child”, Amrita J Med., vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 39-40, 2010.

Year : 2009

Childhood Habits: Ignorance is not Bliss- A Prevalence Study

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Amitha M. Hedge

Publisher : International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers

Amitha M. Hegde and Arun Mamachan Xavier, “Childhood Habits: Ignorance is not Bliss- A Prevalence Study”, International journal of clinical pediatric dentistry, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 26 - 29, 2009.

Year : 2009

The richest Infant feed – a tested Approach

Authors : Dr. Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai; Amitha M. Hegde

Publisher : International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry

Arun Mamachan Xavier, Kavita Rai, and Amitha M. Hegde, “The richest Infant feed – a tested Approach”, International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, vol. 19 (Suppl 1), no. 54, 2009.

Education and Professional Experience
  • 2014 June – Till Date: Reader, Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, Amrita School of Dentistry.
  • 2010 June – 2014 June: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pediatric Dentistry, Amrita School of Dentistry.
  • 2007 May – 2010 May: MDS, Pediatric Dentistry, A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore.
  • 2001-2006: BDS, A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore.
Awards and Recognitions

2020

  • First Prize – Quriosity 2020 quiz competition in association with the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists (IAOMP) held at National Oral Pathologist day at Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi on February 25, 2020.

2019

  • Best Paper Award received at the 41st National Conference of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) held during November 7-9, 2019, at New Delhi, for the paper titled- “Dental Management in Congenital Epulis – A Multidisciplinary Approach.”
  • Passed Part 1 Examination to the Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in October 2019

2018

  • Young Researcher Award 2018 – By the resolution of the International Award of Excellence (IAE) Dental Awards Council held at the Grand Award Ceremony at Holiday Inn, Kensington High St London, UK, on July 21, 2018.
  • Outstanding Researcher in Pediatric Dentistry  – awarded by the resolution of the Venus International Foundation held in Chennai on September 29, 2018.
  • Academician of the Year 2018 – awarded by the Indian Dentist Research & Review committee Bangalore at the Golden tooth awards function of Dentistry 2018 Conference on November 10, 2018.
  • Highly commended – “Specialist Dentist of the Year: Pedodontics“– awarded at the Prestigious ‘Famdent Excellence in Dentistry Awards 2018’ function that took place in Mumbai on December 9, 2018.

2017

  • Young Paedodontist Research Award 2017 – Annually conferred to a single Paedodontist by the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) for the maximum achievements in the field of Pediatric Dental Research (Below 35 years category) – Awarded at the 39th  National ISPPD Conference, Chennai from September 14-16, 2017.

2016

  • Special Recognition Award – For outstanding achievements in the field of Paediatric Dentistry by the Indian Dental Association (IDA), Nedumbassery Branch – December 2016.

2015

  • Best Paper Award – 37th Indian Society of Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) National Conference; October 14-16, 2015, held at Raipur.
  • Finalist/Classified Winner – Colgate Palmolive sponsored Bright Smiles Bright Futures Award session – for the outstanding Community Health program for the benefit of Children at the 25th Congress of the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD), Glasgow, UK, – July 1-4, 2015 – Honored with 500 USD cash prize and certificate.

2014

  • Best Paper Award – 36th Indian Society of Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) National Conference; October 8 -10, 2014, held at Lucknow.

2013

  • Best Paper Award – 35th Indian Society of Paedodontics& Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) National Conference; September 26-28, 2013, held at Jaipur.

2011

  • Best Paper Award – 33rd Indian Society of Paedodontics& Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) National Conference; November 4-6, 2011, held at Mangalore.

2010

  • Best Out-Going Post-Graduate by Overall Performance – from the Dept. of Paediatric Dentistry & A. B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences Mangalore in October 2010.
Invited Guest Lectures

2020

  • ‘Child Psychology’ and ‘Management of children with Special health Care Needs’ at PedoVista 2020, Mumbai from January 9-10, 2020
  • ‘Special Child’ and ‘Stainless Steel crowns’ at SPECTRUM 2020 on February 28, 2020, organized by the Association of Pediatric and Preventive Dentists of Kerala (APPD)
  • ‘ECC: Etiopathogenesis, epidemiology, Implications and Caries Risk Assessment’ during the first ever Virtual Pedo RARE All India Postgraduate Rapid Revision conference hosted by the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) on March 25, 2020.

2019

  • ‘Cariology’ at Pedo Vista III (Rapid Revision for Postgraduates), held at Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai. (January 24-25, 2019).
  • ‘Child Psychology’ and ‘Behavior Management’ at SPARC – 4th Edition held at Saveetha University, Chennai. (March 4-5, 2019)
  • ‘Child Psychology’ and ‘Stainless Steel Crowns’ at the 4th Kerala State First year Post-Graduate Orientation Programme at IMA House, Kaloor, Kerala. (April 9-10, 2019)
  • ‘Thesis and Publication’ at the 4th  Kerala State First-year Post-Graduate Orientation Programme at IMA House, Kaloor, Kerala. (June 11, 2019)
  • Dental Care in Cerebral Palsy at CME on Current Concepts in Management of Cerebral Palsy organized by Dr. Vimi Memorial Cerebral Palsy Guidance centre in association with IMA Trissur and IAP Thrissur at Hotel DassContenintal Trissur. (October 13, 2019)

2018

  • Child Psychology and Behavior Management at SPARC – 3rd Edition (CDE Programme) held at Saveetha University, Chennai. (March 1-2, 2018)
  • Pharmacological & Non-Pharmacological Behavior Management techniques and the applications of Child Psychology in Dentistry at Pedo Vista (CDE Programme) held at Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai. (March 8-9, 2018)
  • Stainless Steel Crowns at The FINAL COUNTDOWN Rapid Revision in Paedodontics at Kannur Dental college, Kannur. (April 18-19, 2018)
  • Thesis and Publication at the 3rd Kerala State First year Post-Graduate Orientation Programme at IMA House, Kaloor, Kerala. (June 22, 2018)
  • Key Resource person lecturing on ‘Dental Caries – Causes and Management‘ for the School Health Nurses Training Program held on October 15, 2018.

2017

  • Prenatal health and care as risk factors to poor oral health and wellbeing of children – An Update at 39th National Conference of the Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) National Conference, Chennai. (September 14-16, 2017)

2016

  • Oral health awareness in pregnancy and infancy – a necessity at the 38th All Kerala Congress of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Cochin. (February 12-14, 2016)

2011

  • Symposium: Promoting Medication Safety in Pediatric Population at the 33rd National Conference of the Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry at Mangalore. (November 4-6, 2011)

2010

  • A dental healing touch to childhood leukemia at the EPS Global International Paediatric Summit in Nanjing, China. (October 23-24, 2010)
Positions Undertaken in Professional Bodies
  1. Executive Committee (EC) member of the 38th Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) National conference in 2016.
  2. Executive Committee (EC) member of the Association of Pediatric and Preventive Dentists (APPD), Kerala State –2016/17 Term
  3. Indian Medical Association Goes Eco-Friendly (IMAGE) -Indian Dental Association Nedumbassery branch In-Charge –2018/19 Term
Professional Body Membership
  1. Indian Dental Association (IDA) Membership (2007 –2020)
  2. Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD) Life Membership since 2010
  3. Association of Pediatric and Preventive Dentists (APPD) of Kerala State Life Membership since 2012
  4. International Association of Pediatric Dentistry (IAPD) Membership –2009-10, 2016-17
Teaching Experience in Pedodontics
  • Areas of Interest in Teaching: 
    Clinical Pedodontics, Preventive Dentistry, Child Psychology & Behavior Management, Minimal Intervention Dentistry
  • Teaching Techniques Adopted: 
    Active and Participatory learning, Project based learning, Concept based instruction, Use of audio visual media
Reviewer in Indexed Peer - Reviewed Journals
  1. Contemporary Clinical Dentistry [Indexed in PubMed] –Since 2015 till date
  2. The Open Dentistry Journal [Indexed in PubMed Central] –Since 2014 till date
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