Dr. Ashwin P. Rao

Associate Professor

Department of Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Ashwin P Rao teaches BDS students.

    He:

    • Is involved in undergraduate, intern and post graduate clinical teaching.
    • Evaluates seminars, journal clubs and case presentations of post graduate students.
    • Guides postgraduate students in their short research projects.
    • Treats patients in the outpatient department and under general anaesthesia in the hospital set up.
    • Manages consumable inventory in the department.  

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry Third, Final year BDS and Internship

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Certificate course in Research Methodology and Biostatistics Research Methodology Manipal University 2013
Hands-on course in Inhalation Sedation in Dentistry Nitrous Oxide Oxygen Sedation Sri Sai College of Dental Surgery, Andhra Pradesh 2011
Prosthodontic Hands-on Course Crowns and Bridges Advanced Dental Centre, Mangalore. 2010
American Heart Association Certified course in Advanced Cardiac Life Support Advanced Cardiac Life Support Manipal University 2010
American Heart Association Certified course in Basic Life Support Basic Life Support Father Muller Medical College, Mangalore 2009
MDS (Master of Dental surgery) Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry Manipal University 2005

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore Associate Professor 2010
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore Reader 2008-2010
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, MCODS Mangalore Assistant Professor 2006-2008
Seema Dental College and Hospital, Rishikesh Senior Lecturer Teaching third year BDS students, clinical and administrative responsibilities. 2005-2006

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Teaching Under-Graduate students, Clinical Dentistry

Area of Expertise

Helping child patients cope up with the stress of dental treatment in the clinic (Behaviour guidance in the dental clinic)

Area of Research

Methods to administer local anaesthesia to the child painlessly.

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Dental association, DK Branch, 2008.
  • Member of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.  

Taurodontism of deciduous and permanent molars - Report of two cases

2006-01-01

case report, Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 2006, Vol 24(1):42-4.

A Comparative evaluation for microleakage between fuji vii glass ionomer cement and light cured unfilled resin- a combined in vivo- in vitro study

2007-01-01

Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, April 2007; Vol 25(2):86-89.

Fluoride rechargability of non-resin auto-cured glass ionomer cement from a fluoridated dentifrice - An in vitro study

2011-01-01

Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, 2011, (29): 202-04.

Supplemental supernumerary teeth - A report of 3 cases

2010-01-03

Dental Ocean, January-March 2010, Vol 1 issue 1:12-15.

Comparison of micro tensile bond strengths of a two-step etch-and-rinse and a one-step self-etch adhesive system to dentin in primary teeth- An in vitro study

2013-01-01

The Journal of University Grants Commission, 2013, Vol 2, No.1:1-13.

Comparison of micro tensile bond strengths of a two-step etch-and-rinse and a one-step self-etch adhesive system to dentin in primary teeth- An in vitro study

2011-01-01 Dr Nitin Kumar Agrawal

2009-2011, Postgraduate.

Effect of nitrous oxide conscious sedation on the perception towards the inferior alveolar nerve block in children- A double blind randomized controlled study

2012-01-01 Dr Saranya Mony

2010-2012.

Reaction of children to an inferior alveolar block with the traditional vs a modified two stage technique

2013-01-01 Dr Deepthi Takkar

2011-2014.