Dr Ritesh Singla

Associate Professor

Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics


    Dr Ritesh Singla

    • Teaches undergraduate students and supervises PG academic activity. 
    • Guides and supervises interns and postgraduate students in clinical and research work.


Subject Semester / Year
Orthodontics II. III and IV BDS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences Belgaum 2012
BDS CODS, Davangere 2008


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCODS, Manipal Associate Professor 2017- till date
MCODS, Manipal Reader 2015 - 2017
MCODS, Manipal Assistant Professor 2012- 2015
NHDC & RI, Sakri, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) Senior Lecturer 2011-2012


Area of Interest


Area of Expertise

Fixed functional appliances

Area of Research

Molar Distalization

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Life Member of Indian Orthodontic Society (IOS), 2008.
  • Chaired scientific session at 45th KSDC IDA conference, held on 15-17 Dec, 2017, organised by IDA branch, Davangere, Karnataka, India.
  • Chaired scientific session at 3rd - International Digital Dental conference, held on 3-5 August, 2018 at Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Scopus ID: 56354656600

1.      Singla, N., Singla, R., Moradia, L., Kapoor, A., Garg, V. Exploring trends and factors related to hookah use among college students: A cross-sectional survey. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research 2018; 11(1), pp. 66-70

2.      Singla, N.Acharya, S.Nayak, P.Singla, R. Factors affecting dental attitudes of the adults of South India: A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 2018.  9(11), pp. 77-81

3.      Singla, R.Urala, A.S.Singla, N. Two phase therapy for skeletal class II malocclusion – A case report. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 2018; 9(11), pp. 259-261

4.      Singla, R.Urala, A.S.Vineetha, R.V.Singla, N. Skeletal maturity assessment using calcification stages of mandibular canine. Journal of International Oral Health 2017; 9(3), pp. 126-129

5.      Nishu Singla, Shashidhar Acharya, Ramprasad Vasthare Prabhakar, Kalyana Chakravarthy, Deepak Singhal, Ritesh Singla. The impact of lifestyles on the periodontal health of adults in Udupi district: A cross sectional study. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2016; 20:330-5.

6.      Singla R, Acharya S, Singla N. Comparative Study of Lifestyle-related Risk Factors of Periodontal Disease among Urban and Rural Population of India. World J Dent 2016; 7(3):129-134.

7.      Nishu Singla, Shashidhar Acharya, Suganthi Martena, Ritesh Singla. Effect of oil gum massage therapy on common pathogenic oral microorganisms - A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology 2014; 18(4): 441–446.

    Published articles in Arogyavani newspaper: -Orthodontic Treatment -Brace Yourself For A New Smile. -What’s the Difference Between a Dentist and an Orthodontist? -Is There a Benefit to Early Orthodontic Treatment?