CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
- teaches undergraduate students.
- is involved in activities of UG projects and also supervises PG academic activity.
- maintains departmental records.
- works as website coordinator.
- member of Board of studies for undergraduates.
SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Public Health Dentistry||Second year, Third year, Final year part 1|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|Certificate Course||Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology||Department of Statistics||2013|
|MDS||Public Health Dentistry||Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||2012|
|BDS||Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore||2007|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||Assistant Professor||2012- 2016|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||Reader||2016 - till date|
Factors affecting dental attitudes of the adults of South India: A cross sectional study.
Knowledge, attitude and practices of hookah use among dental students: A cross-sectional study
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Biostatistics and Research Epidemiology
Area of Expertise
School Dental Health Programs
Area of Research
Lifestyles and Periodontal Health
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Life Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, 2009.
- Contributed questions for the National Board of Examination question bank for the entrance test at postgraduate level as a Subject Expert.
- Published a book titled “Success of School Dental Health Programs: A Review” with Lambert Academic Publishing 2013
Undergraduate research students’ perspective from an Indian dental school. Manipal Odontoscope Dec 2012; 4: 6-9.
North Karnataka patients’ expectations of orthodontic treatment – A questionnaire study. E journal of Dentistry 2013; 3(1):318-25.
Oral health care during pregnancy – An overview. Guident Dental Journal 2013; 6(10):82-3.
“Oral health care in aging: A Review”. Guident Dental journal 2013; 12(6): 64-67.
Assessment of External root resorption – A radiographic study. E journal of dentistry 2014; 4(1): 545-556.
Green Dentistry: A revolution. A review. Guident 2014;7(4):86-87.
Prevalence of needle stick injury among the nursing personnel in an Indian medical hospital: A cross sectional survey. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary 2014; 1(12):449-459.
Role of patients’ socioeconomic status, knowledge and attitude towards dental care on their treatment preference for Root Canal Treatment versus Extraction. E journal of dentistry 2014; 4(3): 630-636.
Effect of oil gum massage therapy on common pathogenic oral microorganisms - A randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2014; 18(4): 441–446.
Success of School Health programs: A review. International journal of health sciences and research 2015; 5(4): 295-302.
Oral Manifestations of HIV: A Review. Journal of International Academic Research for Multidisciplinary 2015, 3 (8). pp. 335-348.
The impact of lifestyles on the periodontal health of adults in Udupi district: A cross sectional study. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2016; 20:330-5.
Nishu Singla Shashidhar Acharya Ramprasad Vasthare Prabhakar Kalyana Chakravarthy Deepak Singhal Ritesh Singla
Comparative Study of Lifestyle-related Risk Factors of Periodontal Disease among Urban and Rural Population of India. World J Dent 2016; 7(3):129-134.
Knowledge and perceived adequacy of dental implants among the dental Interns: A cross-sectional survey
Undergraduate Student Project.