Dr N Vasudev Ballal

Professor

Department Of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    N Vasudev Ballal is Additional Professor.

     

    Achievements:

    ·         Editorial board member of 19 journals

    ·         Reviewer of 66 international journals

    ·         Publons 365 verified reviews and being the top reviewer of Manipal Academy of Higher Education which is the 1st University in India with the top reviewers merit score in Publons.

    ·         Only Indian to review 150 plus manuscripts for the prestigious “Journal of Endodontics” which is an official journal of American Association of Endodontists.

    - One of the eminent academics in the world to opine about universities in the 2020 QS Global Academic Survey- Ajman University, UAE.

    ·         Authored two chapters in Essentials of  Endodontics”, Quintessence Science Communication Pvt. Ltd.

    • Have conducted 40 collaborative projects with 15 different international universities.
    •  PhD external examiner for University of Granada, Spain.
    • External referee for faculty promotion in King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    ·         International awards:

     

    1)      Marquis Who's Who in the World -2009 edition-U.S.A

     

    2)      2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 2009/2010- International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England

    3)      Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (one of the top ten reviewer in the world)- Elsevier and American Association of Endodontists, USA- 2014

    4)      Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (one of the top ten reviewer in the world) - Elsevier and American Association of Endodontists, USA- 2016

    5)      Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Investigator- Vista Dental, USA- 2017

    6)      Publons Peer Review Award, New Zealand, for one of the top 10 reviewer in the world in the field of Dentistry, 2017.

    7)      Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (one of the top ten reviewer in the world)- Elsevier and Journal of Dentistry, 2017.

    8)      Certificate of Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (one of the top ten reviewer in the world)- Elsevier and Journal of Herbal Medicine, 2018.

    9)      Publons Peer Review Award, New Zealand, for one of the top 1% reviewer in Clinical Medicine in the world, 2018.

    10)  Publons Peer Review Award, New Zealand, for one of the top 1% reviewer in Clinical Medicine in the world, 2019.

    • Guest lectures delivered:

    1)      “Innovative Materials & Techniques in Endodontics”- Dentistry in the light of Innovation- Ribeirão Preto, Brazil- 29th-31st August 2012.

    2)      “Recent advances in root canal irrigants”- 14th IACDE/IES PG Convention, Dharwad- 7-9 June 2013.

    3)      “Root canal irrigants- Curb the Curls”- CAESOK 4th PG convention and 12th Midterm meet, Trissur, Kerala-15-16 March 2014.

    4)      “Recent advances in root canal irrigation”- Clinical Society Meeting, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai- 18th September 2014.

    5)      “Current trends in root canal disinfection”- Recapituation- Evolving trends, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai- 19th September 2014.

    6)      “Research Methodology- Navigate intricacies, Create possibilities”- RESTOR ENDOII, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore- 29th June 2016.

    7)       “Scientific Writing” -Nurture thoughts, Venture possibilities- Meet the Experts,

     Seminar Series, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal- 15th October 2016.

    8)      “Craft of Scientific Writing”- Focus on possibilities, Create Opportunities- Department of Biochemistry, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal- 17th October, 2016.

    9)      “Endodontic Irrigants- An Update”- 3rd PG Colloquium, Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai- 7th August 2017.

    10)  “EPISTEMICS” - Craft of Scientific Writing- Manipal College of Dental Sciences, 

      Manipal- 4th May 2018.

    11)  “Scientific Writing”- Post graduate Orientation Programme, Manipal College of  

      Dental Sciences, Manipal, 7th June 2018.

    12)  “Endodontic Irrigants- An Update”- International Conference on Dentistry and Oral

      Health, Bangkok, Thailand, 3rd- 4th  September, 2018.

    13)  “Root Canal Irrigating Systems- Tools vs Gadgets”- 33rd IACDE National Conference, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, 16-18th November, 2018.

    14)  “Cues and Craft of Scientific Writing”- A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, 19th February 2019.

    15)  “Endodontic Irrigants- An Update (Evidence Based)”- Trivandrum Endodontic Society, Kerala, 17th April 2019.

    16)  “Journal Club Presentation”- Post graduate Orientation Programme, Manipal College

    of Dental Sciences, Manipal, 14th May 2019.

    17)  “Recent Advances in Root Canal Irrigants”- “ENDO MEET 2019”- IDA Udupi District Branch, Udupi, 21st July 2019.

    International Funding:

    • Have received industrial grants from Dentsply, USA; Vista Dental, USA; Epien Medical USA; Septodont, France; BioMTA, Korea; Medcem, Switzerland; University of Zurich, Switzerland, Engineered Endodontics, USA; FKG Swiss Endo, Switzerland; University of Dublin, Ireland.

     

SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING

Subject Subject code Semester
Conservative Dentistry Second semester, BDS
Dental Materials Second semester, BDS
Endodontics Fourth semester, BDS

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PhD (Doctorate of Philosophy) MCODS, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka 2011
MDS (Masters of Dental Surgery) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics MCODS, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka 2004
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) SDMCDS, Karnataka University, Dharwad, Karnataka 1998

Experience

Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Additional Professor January, 2013
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Associate Professor July, 2009
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Reader July, 2007
Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor July, 2004

Antimicrobial action of chlorhexidine and calcium hydroxide

2002-12-11

17th FODI, 10th IES conference, Mangalore, 12-15 November, 2002.

Antimicrobial action of chlorhexidine and calcium hydroxide-II

2003-09-05

4th All India PG convention, Hyderabad, 9-11 May, 2003.

In vitro sustained release of calcium hydroxide ions and ph maintenance from different vehicles containing calcium hydroxide

2008-13-11

24th FODI, 17th IES conference, Cochin, Kerala, 13-15, November 2009.

Susceptibility of candida albicans and enterococcus faecalis to chitosan, chlorhexidine gluconate and their combination

2009-23-11

20th South East Asia Association for Dental Education, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 23-24, November, 2009.

Esthetic rehabilitation of extensive erosive lesions caused by cola soft drink by a multidisciplinary approach- A case report

2011-22-07

4th national conference of Indian society of prosthodontics, restorative, periodontics, Dharwad, 22-24, July 2011

Esthetic rehabilitation of a disfigured tooth

2014-24-08

5th national conference of Indian society of prosthodontics, restorative, periodontics, Mangalore, 24- 26 August, 2012.

Wettability of root canal sealers on intraradicular dentin treated with different irrigating solutions- FDI/CDA/SLDA joint international conference and 80th anniversary annual scientific sessions of Sri Lanka Dental Association

2013-28-06

Sri Lanka, 28-30 June, 2013.

Carious fused teeth- Esthetic management

2005-07-01

18th FODI, 11th IES conference, Varanasi, 1-3 November, 2003. Knockout the smear layer with acid wash, 19th FODI, 12th IES conference, Bangalore, 7-9 January, 2005.

Anatomy and clinical applications of Mandibular nerve

2011-29-10

Poster presentation at 22nd SEAADE annual meeting on 29-30th October 2011 held at Singapore.

The effect of chlorine dioxide on Enterococcus faecalis at exponential, stationary and starvation phase in human root canals

2012-03-11

Poster presentation at 26th IADR annual scientific meeting on 3-4th November 2012 held at Hong-Kong.

Comparison of antimicrobial efficacy of Withania somnifera, sodium hypochlorite,Triphala against Enterococcus faecalis biofilms

2013-21-08

Poster presentation at 2nd meeting of IADR asia pacific region meeting on 21-23rd august 2013 held At Bangkok.

AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH

Area of Interest

Endodontics

Area of Expertise

Irrigating solutions

Area of Research

Smear layer, irrigating solutions, endodontic disinfection

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  •  Editorial board member of 17 international journals.
  • Reviewer of 54 international journals.
  • Has been nominated as “outstanding reviewer” of Journal of Endodontics, which is the  top journal in endodontic specialty with an impact factor of 2.7.
  • Has received two international awards: a)   Marquis Who's Who in the World -2009 edition-U.S.A b)   2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century 2009/2010- International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
  • Has got 141 citations with “H index” of 7.
  • Has performed collaborative studies with 6 international universities.
  • Has authored a chapter on smear layer in “Essentials of Endodontics” text book published by Quintessence Science Communication.

.Comparison of the efficacy of maleic acid and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid in smear layer removal from instrumented human root canal

Sreenesh Kandian Kadengodlu Seetharama Kundabala Mala

An SEM study- Journal of Endodontics 2009;35(11):1573-1576.

In vitro sustained release of calcium ions and pH maintenance in the local vicinity from different vehicles containing calcium hydroxide

Gopal Venktesh Shavi Ranjith Kumar Mala Kundabala Kadengodlu Seetharama Bhat

Journal of Endodontics 2010;36(5) 862-866

Evaluation of chemical interactions of maleic acid with sodium hypochlorite and chlorhexidine gluconate

Sudheer Moorkoth Kundabala Mala Kadengodlu Seetharama Bhat Syed Sajjad Hussen

. Journal of Endodontics 2011;37:1402-1405. +Shriram Pathak

Wettability of root canal sealers on intraradicular dentin treated with different irrigating solutions.

Adlyn Tweeny Khaled Khechen K. Narayan Prabhu Satyanarayan

+ Franklin R Tay

Effect of maleic acid and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid on the shear bond strength of RealSeal SE sealer to root canal dentin

AdlynTweeny James Craig Baumgartner Kishore Ginjupalli Vidya Saraswathi

European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2013;21(4):152-156

Non Surgical Management of Large Periapical Lesions Using Calcium Hydroxide - A Report of Two Cases

2016-18-10 Nidambur Vasudev Ballal Isha Jain

The Journal of Dentist, 2016, 4, 24-29

Endodontic Management of Aberrant Root Canal Anatomy in Premolars - A Report of Two Cases

Himanshu Jain Nidambur Vasudev Ballal

Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions 3(1):008-011.

Evaluation of Chlorine Dioxide Irrigation Solution on the Microhardness and Surface Roughness of Root Canal Dentin

Nidambur Vasudev Ballal Deepika Khandewal Saravana Karthikeyan Krishnaraj Somayaji Federico Foschi

The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry 23.3 (2015): 135-40.

Evaluation of antifungal efficacy of 5% doxycycline hydrochloride, 2.5% sodium hypochlorite, 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate against candida albicans- An invitro study

2005-01-01 Dr Himani Lau

Postgraduate

Determination of calcium loss and its effect on micro-hardness of root canal dentin following treatment with 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid solution at different time interval- an invitro study

2006-01-01 Dr Deepa

Postgraduate

Comparison of the efficacy of maleic acid and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid in smear layer removal from instrumented human root canal- A scanning electron microscopic study

2007-01-01 Dr Sreenesh Kandian

Postgraduate

Comparative evaluation of antifungal efficacy of cymbopogan citratus

2010-01-01 Dr Adlyn Tweeny

Postgraduate

Comparative evaluation of accuracy of two electronic apex locators with radiograph- An ex vivo study

2011-01-01 Dr Deepika

Postgraduate