Guest Lecture By Dr.Abhiram Maddi

Dr Abhiram Maddi, Assistant Professor Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, NY visited the department from 5th to 8th August 2019. Dr Abhiram is an alumnus of MCODS Mangalore, having passed out in 2002. He is presently the adjunct faculty at our department. He delivered a series of lectures for the postgraduates of the department and the Interns. He spoke to the interns on “Periodontal diagnosis – navigating the 2018 AAP classification”. It was attended by 25 interns. For the postgraduates of Mangalore and Manipal, the topics covered were “Candida albicans, opportunistic pathogen, Role in dental and periodontal diseases”, “Periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning in the New Era” and “Advances in Periodontal Surgery”. He also conducted a workshop on "Suturing in Periodontal surgery". He also discussed the prospects of study in the USA post post graduation.