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.


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


Subject Subject code Semester
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 Oral Implantology 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

Material Science

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Prosthodontic Society, 2003
  • Member of Indian Dental Association.

Palatal rugae patterns among the Indians at Manipal, India

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

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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