Aditi Chopra

Associate Professor

Department of Periodontology


    • She is involved in teaching undergraduates and post graduates students
    • Manages academic discussions, clinical and theoretical classes for undergraduate students
    • Assists post graduate students in their clinical work
    • Also involved in treating patients with gum diseases and cosmetic periodontal surgery


Subject Semester / Year
Periodontology Third year BDS
Periodontology Final year BDS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Certificate Diploma In Laser Dentistry Laser Dentistry Research And Review (LDDR- Bangalore) August 2015
MDS Periodontology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2013
BDS Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore 2008


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Periodontology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal Assistant professor March 2016 - July 2019
Department of Periodontology, A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore Assistant Professor July 2015 to March 2015
Department of Periodontology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal Reader July 2019 - July 2021


Area of Interest

Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Regenerative Periodontics, Stem cell research

Area of Expertise

Periodontology, Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Area of Research

Periodontal Medicine, Regenerative procedures in Periodontology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Life member of Indian Society of Periodontology

Member of Federation of Academy of General Education (FAGE) and Indian Dental Association

Editorial board member of the ARC Journal of Clinical Case Reports (AJCCR) 

Scopus ID- 56999905900

  1. Porphyromonas gingivalis and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a critical review. A Chopra*, Raghu Radhakrishnan, Mohit Sharma. Critical Reviews in Microbiology 2020; 46 (2), 213-236. doi: 10.1080/1040841X.2020.1747392 7.349 2

2. An update on possible pathogenic mechanisms of periodontal pathogens on renal dysfunction. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman. Critical reviews in microbiology, 2019; 6;1-25.

3. Porphyromonas gingivalis adopts intricate and unique molecular mechanisms to survive and persist within the host: a critical update. Chopra A, Bhat SG, Sivaraman K. J Oral Microbiol. 2020;12(1):1801090. Published 2020 Aug 3. doi:10.1080/20002297.2020.1801090

4. Etiology and classification of food impaction around implants and implant-retained prosthesis. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman, AI Narayan, D Balakrishnan. Clinical implant dentistry and related research 2019; 21 (2), 391-397

5. Is zirconia a viable alternative to titanium for oral implant? A critical review. K Sivaraman*, A Chopra, AI Narayan, D Balakrishnan. Journal of prosthodontics research 2018 ; 62 (2), 121-133

6. Clinical importance of median mandibular flexure in oral rehabilitation: a review. K Sivaraman*, A Chopra, SB Venkatesh. Journal of oral rehabilitation. 2016; 43 (3), 215-225  

7. Herpes zoster of gingiva in an older woman: a rare case report. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman, BS Thomas. Gerodontology 2017; 34 (2), 280-283.

8. Etiology and clinical recommendations to manage the complications following lingual frenectomy: A critical review. M Varadan, A Chopra*, AD Sanghavi, K Sivaraman, K Gupta. Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery 2019; 120 (6), 549-553

9. A five-step risk management process for geriatric dental practice during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic Sivaraman K, Chopra A, Narayana A, Radhakrishnan RA. [published online ahead of print, 2020 Sep 25]. Gerodontology. 2020;10.1111/ger.12499. doi:10.1111/ger.12499

10. Amniotic membrane: A novel material for regeneration and repair. A Chopra*, BS Thomas. J Biomim Biomater Tissue Eng 2013; 18 (1), 1-8 [43]

11. Green Tea Intake as an Adjunct to Mechanical Periodontal Therapy for the Management of Mild to Moderate Chronic Periodontitis: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. A Chopra*, BS Thomas, K Sivaraman, HK Prasad, SU Kamath. c 2016;14 (4) 0.920 8

12. Auditory and non-auditory effects of ultrasonic scaler use and its role in the development of permanent hearing loss. A Chopra*, BS Thomas, K Mohan, K Sivaraman. c 2016;14 (6), 493- 5000.920 6 ISSN (print)1602-1622. ISSN (online) 1757- 9996

13. United Pedicle Flap” for management of multiple gingival recessions. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman, Subraya G Bhat. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2016; 20 (3), 344 0.24 8

14. Ibuprofen-induced localized frontal and temporal forehead swellings: A rare case report. A Chopra*, R Pappu, K Sivaraman. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2020; 24 (2), 178

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15. Calcium phosphate barrier for augmentation of bone in non-contained periodontal osseous defects: a novel approach. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman, TK Awataramaney. The journal of contemporary dental practice 2014; 15 (6), 779-783 - 1 eISSN: 1526- 3711

16. Management of furcal perforation with advanced furcation defect by a minimally invasive tunnel technique. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman. Contemporary Clinical Dentistry 2018; 9 (4), 670

17. Ankaferd blood stopper: A novel hemostatic agent with unique antimicrobial, antineoplastic and regenerative properties. A Chopra*, K Sivaraman. Journal of Research in Pharmacy 2019; 23 (5), 777-2

18. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: the emerging ‘silent killer’ among dentists. A Chopra*, S Karthik. Dental Update 2019; 46 (2),187

19. Calcium Phosphate: A Novel Material for Ridge Augmentation. A Chopra*, BS Thomas e journal of dentistry 2013 3 (2), 390-393-

20. Chopra A, Sivaraman K, Radhakrishnan R, Balakrishnan D, Narayana A. Can povidone Iodine gargle/mouthrinse inactivate SARS-CoV-2 and decrease the risk of nosocomial and community transmission during the COVID-19 pandemic? An evidence-based update. Jpn Dent Sci Rev. 2021 Mar 15. doi: 10.1016/j.jdsr.2021.03.001.