Dr Madhumitha Natarajan

Associate Professor

Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

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

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Orthodontics II. III and IV BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience

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

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Microimplants

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

 

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):