Dr. Nayana Prabhu

Associate Professor

Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge


    Nayana Prabhu is Associate professor.

    Coordinator of Post Graduate Certificate Course in Advanced Oral Implantology.

    She is :

    • In-house faculty in advanced course in Aesthetic Dentistry
    • Involved in UnderGraduate and Post Graduate teaching. 
    • Internal auditor for integrated management system.   


Subject Semester / Year
Prosthodontics First BDS to Fourth BDS
Prosthodontics PG Diploma in Dental Materials
Prosthodontics Dental mechanic course
Prosthodontics Postgraduates
Esthetic dentistry Certificate course in Esthetic dentistry
Oral Implantology Post Graduate Certificate Course in Advanced Oral Implantology


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Certificate course in Advanced Oral Implantology Implant Dentistry Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2015
MDS Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2006
BDS A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore 1997


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge,MCODS, Manipal Associate Professor 2011 till date
Department of Prosthodontics, MCODS Manipal Reader 2010-2011
Department of Prosthodontics, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor 2006-2010
Department of Prosthodontics, MCODS Manipal Tutor 1998-2003


Area of Interest

Oral implantology, Full mouth rehabilitation

Area of Expertise

Fixed and Removable prosthodontics

Area of Research

Oral Implantology and Material Science

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Prosthodontic Society
  • Member of Indian Dental Association.
  • Life member of Karnataka Prosthodontic Society

Palatal rugae patterns among the Indians at Manipal, India

2012-01-07 S Manjunath Shankar M Pradeep Kumar Vrinda J Bhat

Scopus id- 26041043900



Nayana Prabhu, Dasharathraj K Shetty, Nithesh Naik , Nagaraja Shetty , Yash Kalpesh Parmar , Vathsala Patil & Nilakshman Sooriyaperakasam. Application of finite element analysis to evaluate optimal parameters for bone/tooth drilling to avoid thermal necrosis. Cogent Engineering 2nd Feb (2021), 8: 1876582.  

Khushboo Singh, Nayana Prabhu, Dhanasekar Balkrishanan, Aparna I. Narayana, S. Pradeep. Prosthetic Lip with the Retentive Attachment for a Unilateral Cleft Lip Patient: A Clinical Report. 2020 Contemporary Clinical Dentistry. Contemporary Clinical Dentistry, Volume 10, Issue 3, July-September 2019,577-581. 

Nayana Prabhu. Functional and Aesthetic rehabilitation of missing tooth by using immediate implant placement: A Case Series. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, February 2020, Vol.11, No.2, Pg No 698-702.  

Nayana Prabhu, Krishna Kumar, Gautham Jaladi, Amina Barkallah. The influence of geometric patterns on primary stability and osseintegration of dental implant: a review of the literature. International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol 29, No 6, (2020), pp. 8491-8505. 

Nayana Prabhu, Srikanth G, Saurabh roy, Vineetha R, Mehul Saha. Assessment of Dental Implant Displacement into Mandibular Medullary bone Space using cone beam computed Tomography (CBCT)–A case report and Literature review. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, May 2019, Vol.10, No. 5, Pg No 192-196.  

Nayana Prabhu, Nithesh Naik, Vathsala Patil, Udit Rathee, Amina Barkallah. A Study on effect of geometric patterns and material on stress distribution in Dental Implant system: A 3 dimentional finite element analysis. International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development(IJMPERD), Vol 9, Issue 5, October 2019, 743-752.  

Gayathri Krishnamoorthy, Nayana Prabhu, Vidhi Goyal, Srikanth.  Horizontal Ridge Augmentation Using Ridge Expansion Technique Followed by Implant Placement. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development, March 2019, Vol.10, No. 3, Pg No 276-280.

Sangeeta J Nair, I N Aparna, B Dhanasekar, Nayana Prabhu. Prosthetic rehabilitation of hemi mandibulectomy defect with removable partial denture prosthesis using an attachment-retained guiding flange. Contemporary clinical dentistry, Volume 9, Issue 1, January-March 2018, Pg. No 120-122. 

Akanksha Sachdeva,  Nayana Prabhu,  Dhanasekar B, Aparna IN. Effect of Conventional and Microwave Glazing on Surface Roughness of Metal Ceramics: An Atomic Force Microscopy Analysis. Indian Journal of Dental Research, Volume 29, Issue 3, May-June 2018, Pg. No 352-357.  

Ashita Vijay, Nayana Prabhu, Dhanasekar Balakrishnan, Aparna I Narayan. Comparative Study of the Flexural Strength of High Impact Denture Base Resins Reinforced by Silver Nanoparticles and E-Glass Fibres: An In-Vitro Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, 2018, Nov, Vol-12(11): ZC22-ZC26.

Kapoor s, Prabhu N, Balakrishnan D. Comparison of the effect of different surface treatments on the bond strength of different cements with nickel chromium metal alloy: an in vitro study. J clin exp dent. 2017;9(7): 912-8.

Archana Vyas, Dhanasekar, I.N.Aparna, Prabhu Nayana. Prosthetic rehabilitation of a patient with near total maxillectomy using a hollow bulb obturator: a case report. Journal of research in dentistry 2017, 5(1):6-10.

Sangeeta J Nair, Aparna IN, S Pradeep, Nayana Prabhu, Dhanasekar B. Technique Tips – A Simplified Technique of Fabricating Foldable Mandibular Complete Denture using a Custom-Made Hinge Assembly. Dental Update, November 2016.

Varun Yarramaneni, IN Aparna, Akanksha Sachdeva, Dhanasekar Balakrishnan, Nayana Prabhu. Emerging Antibacterial Coated Dental Implants:  A Preventive Measure for Peri-implantitis.  World Journal of Dentistry, October-December 2016;7(4):195-198.

Lokendra Gupta, I. N. Aparna, B. Dhanasekar, Nayana Prabhu, Nirjalla Malla, & Priyanka Agarwal. Three-Dimensional Orientation of Iris in an Ocular Prosthesis Using a Customized Scale. Journal of Prosthodontics 23 (2014) 252–255.

S Manjunath,Shankar M Bakkannavar,Pradeep Kumar G,Vrinda J Bhat,Nayana Prabhu , Asha Kamath,RaghavendraBabu Y P. Palatal rugae patterns among the Indians at Manipal, India. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences ,2012, Vol. 20, Issue 20.

Nayana Prabhu, Sandeep Kumar, Seema Gupta. Fabrication of an Auricular Prosthesis – A Case Report, Int journal of Dental Update, August 2011, Vol 38, No 6 Page no 414-418.

Nayana Prabhu, Sandeep Kumar, Marriete D’Souza, Veena Hegde. Partial edentulousness in a rural population based on Kennedy’s classification: An epidemiological study.  Journal of Indian         Prosthodontics Society, January 2009, Vol 9, Issue 1, Page no 18-23.

 Sandeep Kumar, Seema Gupta, Nayana Prabhu.  Reconstruction of a cranial defect with an              alloplastic implant. Journal of Indian Prosthodontics  Society, Vol 7 Issue 3 Page no 150-152, September 2007.


Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences.

Fabrication of an auricular Prosthesis- A case report

2012-01-08 Sandeep Kumar Seema Gupta.

Int Journal of Dental Update.

Partial edentulousness in a rural population based on Kennedy’s classification: An epidemiological study

2009-01-01 Sandeep Kumar Marriete D’souza Veena Hegde

Journal of Indian Prosthodontics Society.

Prosthetic management of an acquired cleft palate patient with a hollow pharyngeal bulb prosthesis

2008-01-07 Sandeep Kumar

Indian Dentist Research and Review

Reconstruction of a cranial defect with an alloplastic implant

2007-01-09 Sandeep Kumar , Seema Gupta

Journal of Indian Prosthodontics Society

Technique Tips – A Simplified Technique of Fabricating Foldable Mandibular Complete Denture using a Custom-made Hinge Assembly

2016-20-12 Sangeeta J Nair Aparna IN S Pradeep Nayana Prabhu Dhanasekar B

Dental Update 2016;43(9):896

Emerging anti bacterial coated dental implants: a preventive measure for peri- implantitis

2016-15-10 Varun Yarramaneni IN Aparna Akanksha Sachdeva Dhanasekar Balakrishnan Nayana Prabhu

World Journal of Dentistry 2016;7(4):195-98.

Comparative study of the effects of chlorine based disinfectants on wettability of three different types of elastomeric impression materials- An in vitro study

Effect of conventional and microwave glazing on surface roughness, colour stability and flexural strength of metal ceramic systems- An in vitro study

Comparison of the flexural strength of different denture base resins reinforced by silver nano particles and e-glass fibres - An In vitro study.

Public awareness and expectations from Dental Implant treatment: A cross sectional study.

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