Dr. Suprabha BS

Professor and Head of the Department

Department of Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Suprabha BS teaches BDS & MDS

    She:

    • Supervises departmental work
    • Prepares question papers and conducts theory, practical and clinical examinations
    • Is involved in patient care, patient consultation, and allotting patients to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

 

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry NA III year BDS, Final Year Part II, BDS course
Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry NA MDS course

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Certificate course in Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology Biostatistics Manipal University 2011
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, Manipal University 1999
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Manipal University 1997

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Manipal University PhD Guide September 2012
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Professor and Head of the department 05 April, 2018-
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Professor 11th July 2012 -4th April 2018
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Associate Professor 18 May, 2005- 10 July, 2012
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Reader 16 February, 2005- 17 May, 2005
Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Assistant Professor 2 May, 2001- 15 February, 2005
AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore Assistant Professor 01 Feb,2000-27 April, 2001

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Dental Material Technology and its clinical applications, Child Dental Fear and its implications on Behaviour, Preventive Dentistry in children, Paediatric Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Trauma to Anterior teeth

Area of Expertise

Dental Material Technology and its clinical applications, Child Dental Fear and its implications on Behaviour, Preventive Dentistry in children, Paediatric Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, Statistics and Research Methodology

Area of Research

Dental Material Technology and its clinical applications, Child Dental Fear and its implications on Behaviour, Preventive Dentistry in children

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, 2003.
  • Yearly Member of Indian Dental Association since 2004.
     

A comparative evaluation of sealing ability of restorative materials used for coronal sealing after root canal therapy

2001-19-12 Sudha P Vidya M

December 19, 2001, Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

A comparative evaluation of sealing ability of root canal sealers

2002-01-03 Sudha P Vidya M

January-March, 2002, Indian Journal of Dental Research.

Hereditary ectodermal dysplasia- A case report

2002-20-03

20 March, 2002, Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Hypohidrotic type of ectodermal dysplasia - Case report

2003-22-05 Pai SM Shetty P

May 22, 2003, Karnataka State Dental Journal.

Total oral rehabilitation in a patient with port wine stains

Baliga M

April-June, 2005, Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Premolarised double dens in dente in albinism-A case report

2005, September, Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Protocol for treatment of a HIV positive child in your dental clinic

2005-01-01 Baliga M

January, 2005, Kerala Dental Journal.

Development enamel defects- A review of their etiology and management

2005-01-05

May, 2005, Kerala Dental Journal.

Permanent molars- Delayed development and eruption

2006-01-06 Arathi R Pai SM

June, 2006, Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Ankylosis of primary molar along with congenitally missing first permanent molar

2006-01-06 Pai SM

June, 2006, Journal of Indian Society of Paedodontics and Preventive dentistry.

Evaluation of micro leakage, flow and adaptability of glassionomer and resin sealants

2014-01-01 Dr Sanskriti Khanal

An in vitro study which compares micro leakage and the flow and adaptability of resin based sealant and glass ionomer sealant applied with invasive and non-invasive technique

Comparative evaluation of micro leakage and shear bond strength of two adhesive liners under composite restorations

2014-01-01 Dr Simi B

The in vitro study compared the micro leakage in class II nanocomposite restorations without liner, with resin-modified glass ionomer liner and flowable composite liner. In addition, the shear bond strength of resin modified glass ionomer and nano filled flowable composite liners to nanocomposite restorative material was determined and compared.

Effectiveness of composite cure using different light curing units

2014-01-01 Dr Shweta Choudhary

An in vitro study done to compare the polymerization efficacy of micro hybrid and nanocomposites cured with Quartz-tungsten halogen (QTH) and light emitting diode (LED) light curing units (LCUs). The effectiveness of pulse cure mode in LED LCU was also investigated.

Effect of fluoride varnish and chlorhexidine /thymol varnish on mutans streptococci levels in human dental plaque: a double blinded randomized controlled trial

2014-01-01 Dr Sanchit Paul

Double Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial carried out with an Aim of comparing the effect of fluoride varnish (F) and chlorhexidine/thymol varnish (CHX/T) with intensive application regimen on mutans streptococci (MS) levels in human dental plaque.

Bond strength of sealant to enamel after cariogenic challenge using three bonding protocols

2014-01-01 Dr Pinky Kalra

The aim of this study was to evaluate in vitro the tensile bond strength of a resin-based pit-and-fissure sealant to enamel after cariogenic challenge using three bonding protocols: without adhesive, etch-and-rinse and a self-etching adhesive system.

Randomized clinical trial done with the aim of comparing the pain during needle penetration using 15% lignocaine spray and 8% lignocaine gel as a topical anaesthetic during buccal infiltration of local anaesthesia.

2014-01-01 Dr Anshul Sharma

Randomized clinical trial done with the aim of comparing the pain during needle penetration using 15% lignocaine spray and 8% lignocaine gel as a topical anaesthetic during buccal infiltration of local anaesthesia.

    Taking care of your baby’s teeth

    2003-07-07

    7 July, 2003. Aarogyavani a publication of Udayavani; vol.2 issue 36, Article on prenatal care, oral hygiene and diet of new born baby, diet in early childhood, thumb sucking in children below 4 years and the role of parent, highlighting the importance of milk teeth.