Dr Jothi Mariam Varghese

Professor and Head

Department of Periodontology


    Jothi Mariam Varghese teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.


    • Manages undergraduate students
    • Guide for postgraduate students
    • Is involved in academic discussions and clinical training at the post graduate level


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


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
Certificate in Laser Dentistry 2010
MDS Periodontology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2006
BDS College of Dental Surgery, Manipal 1996


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Associate Professor 2012 to till date
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Reader 2011 to 2012
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor 2008 to 2011
AJ institute of Dental sciences, Mangalore Assistant Professor 2007 to 2008

The effect of 8-hydroxyguanosine levels in smokers and non smokers with chronic periodontitis- a case control study.

Evaluation of Glutathione- S-Transferase and ceruloplasmin levels in GCF and gingival tissue as a diagnostic marker for chronic periodontitis.

Antimicrobial effect of Anacardium occidentale leaf extract against pathogens causing periodontal disease

Evaluation of the effectiveness of a new antibacterial agent on plaque biofilm.


Area of Interest

Periodontal Plastic Surgery, Regenerative Periodontics

Area of Expertise


Area of Research

Periodontal Microbiology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Member of Federation of Academy of General Education (FAGE), 1997.
Member of Indian Society of Periodontology, 2008.
Member of Indian Academy of Laser Dentistry, 2010.
Member of Indian Society of Prosthodontics, Restorative and Periodontics, 2011. 

Salvaging a tooth with deep palatogingival groove- An endo-perio treatment- a case report.

Ballal NV Jothi V Bhat KS Bhat KM

Int Endod J 2007 ;40:808-17.

The evaluation of a biodegradable dental chip containing chlorhexidine in chitosan base as a targeted drug delivery in the management of chronic periodontitis –in vitro and in vivo study

MV Jothi Bhat KM Kundapur PP Bhat GS

Journal of Drug Development and Research 2009;70: 395–401.

Prognosis predictability- redefined

M.V. Jothi K.M. Bhat P.K.Pratibha G.S. Bhat

In: Rosemarie E Walchuck, eds. Periodontitis symptoms, Treatment and Prevention, 1st edn. New York: NOVA publishers, 2010;1-34.

Evaluation of Glutathione-S-transferase and Ceruloplasmin levels in gingival crevicular fluid and gingival tissue as diagnostic markers for chronic periodontitis.

JM Varghese Bhat V Bhat GS Rao N

Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology 2012:3:437-441.

Periodontal abscess.

Varghese Jothi

Journal of Interdisciplinary Dentistry 2012;2(1):55-56.

Antimicrobial effect of Anacardium occidentale Leaf extract against pathogens causing Periodontal disease.

Varghese J Tumkur V Ballal V Bhat G

Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology 2013;4:15-18.

Treatment strategies in regeneration of endo-perio lesions.

Jothi M Varghese

Saudi Endodontic Journal 2013 ; 3 :148-150.

Interdisciplinary management of a two-rooted mandibular first premolar with furcation involvement-a Two year follow.

Amber Ather M. Jothi Varghese M. Vidya Saraswathi V Ballal S.Acharya

Journal of interdisciplinary dentistry 2013;3:33-35

Chronic Inflammatory Gingival Enlargement Associated with Orthodontic Therapy – A Case Report.

Jadhav T Bhat KM Bhat GS Varghese JM

J Dent Hyg 2013;87(1):19-23.

Esthetic rehabilitation of a disfigured tooth using an interdisciplinary approach .

V. Jothi N. Vasudev Ballal S. Pradeep

International journal of clinical dentistry 2014;6:399-405

Palatoradicular groove .

Jothi M. Varghese Vasudev Ballal

Saudi Endodontic Journal 2014 ; 4 :160-161.

A Comparative Invitro Study Investigating the Dentinal Changes Caused by Commercially Available Desensitizing Toothpastes and Laser.

Rudra Mohan Jothi V Vasudev Ballal

The Journal of Dentist 2015; 3: 1-6

Isolated gingival overgrowths: A review of case series

Raizada S Varghese JM Bhat KM Gupta K

Contemporary Clinical Dentistry 2016;7(2):265-268

Antimicrobial efficacy of herbal irrigants

Ballal V Varghese J

Saudi Endodontic Journal 2016;6(1) :43.

An in vitro study to evaluate the demineralizing effect of maleic acid and cell attachment on cemental surface

Varghese J Ballal N

Saudi Endodontic Journal 2017;7(1):23-28.

Smear layer removal from root canal system

Ballal N Varghese J

Saudi Endodontic Journal 2017;7(3):204.

Botox in dentistry

Paper highlights the specific use of botulinum toxin in dentistry.

Cocos nucifera: its contributions to Dentistry

Paper highlights the medicinal properties and its contributions to dentistry

Biodent Printing- An Innovate step towards regeneration