Dr Madhumitha Natarajan

Professor & Head

Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics


    Professor holding a teaching position and clinical practice, to facilitate under-graduate and post- graduate courses in dentistry


Subject Semester / Year
Orthodontics II. III and IV BDS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics Sri Ramachandra Medical college & research institute, Chennai 2010
BDS Sri Ramachandra Medical college & research institute, Chennai 2005


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCODS, Manipal Associate Professor Teaching 8 yrs and 10 months


Area of Interest


Area of Expertise

Orthognathic surgery

Area of Research

Temporary anchorage devices (TAD) for molar intrusion

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Orthodontic Society
  • Judge at Manipal research colloquim 2018 at MAHE,Manipal between April 3-5th 2018
  • Chairperson during 8th annual conference of Karnataka chapter of AOMSI- Gnathopedia II held between Aug 2-4th 2018 at MCODS,Manipal.
  • Reviewer of Journal of cleft lip palate and craniofacial anomalies since Dec 2016
  • Reviewer of Cleft palate and craniofacial journal since Sept 2018
  • Chapter contribution titled - “Alveolar bone” in Textbook of Oral anatomy, histology and physiology


Scopus ID: 54179558100

1.       Natarajan et al.Nickel and Chromium release from fixed orthodontic appliances and its genotoxic effect on oral mucosal epithelial cells – an in-vivo study. Amj J Orthod dentofacial Orthop 2010;140:383-8

2.      Natarajan, Chakradar, Lodha.Modified butterfly de-programmer for masticatory myalgia. Dental update 2012;Pg 158.

3.      Jain et al. Osteogenesis imperfecta and pneumatization of bone-a hidden reality. The art and science of dentofacial enhancement 2014;14(1):e150-155.

4.      Natarajan M, B Rao K. Topographical and elemental changes of retrieved stainless steel and titanium mini-implants after orthodontic treatment. The journal of the world federation of orthodontists 2017; 6 ()e 171-76

5.      Natarajan M, B Rao K, Urala A. A case of five mandibular incisors.Dental Update 2017;44:787-92.

6.      Natarajan M, B Rao K. Improving gingival zenith in a unilateral cleft patient using Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF).J Journal of Oral Biology and Craniofacial Research 2018;8:182–87.

7.      Amalan A et al. Knowledge and Awareness of Handling Methyl Methacrylate Monomer among Undergraduate Dental Students. Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development 2018;9(12):