Dr. Rupali Agnihotri

Associate Professor

Department of Periodontology


    • Dr. Rupali Agnihotri teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.
    • She is guide for Postgraduate Students.
    • She moderates lecture classes, seminars, clinical teaching, case discussions and treatment of patients. 


Subject Semester / Year
Periodontology Third BDS, Final BDS
Periodontology Postgraduates


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS Periodontology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2009
BDS Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2005


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal Associate Professor August 2014 - till date
Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal Reader August 2013 - August 2014
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor July 2009 - August 2013

Influence of passive smoking on the oral health of children

Dr. Sumit Gaur Dr. Rupali Agnihotri


Area of Interest

Basic and Clinical Periodontology, Periodontal Medicine, Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Area of Expertise

Periodontal Medicine , Smoking and Periodontal Diseases

Area of Research

Periodontal Disease and Antioxidants, Tobacco Smoking and Periodontal Disease

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Indian Society Periodontology, 2009.
  • Member of Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), 2005.
  • Member of Indian Dental Association.

Scopus ID-24330700100

1.Agnihotri R, Bhat KM, Bhat GS. A rare case of malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the gingiva. J Periodontol. 2008 May;79(5):955-60. 

2. Agnihotri R, Pandurang P, Kamath SU, Goyal R, Ballal S, Shanbhogue AY, Kamath U, Bhat GS, Bhat KM. Association of cigarette smoking with superoxide dismutase enzyme levels in subjects with chronic periodontitis. J Periodontol. 2009 Apr;80(4):657-62.

3. Agnihotri R, Bhat KM, Bhat GS, Pandurang P. Periodontal management of a patient with severe aplastic anemia: a case report. Spec Care Dentist. 2009 May-June;29(3):141-4.

4. Agnihotri R, Bhat GS, Bhat KM. Amlodipine-induced gingival overgrowth: considerations in a geriatric patient. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2011 Jul;11(3):365-8.

5. Agnihotri R, Gaur S. Chemically modified tetracyclines: Novel therapeutic agents in the management of chronic periodontitis. Indian J Pharmacol. 2012 Mar;44(2):161-7.

6. Gaur S, Agnihotri R. Phenobarbital induced Stevens-Johnson syndrome in a child. Indian J Pharmacol. 2012 Jul-Aug;44(4):531-2.

7. Agnihotri R, Gaur S. Rheumatoid arthritis in the elderly and its relationship with periodontitis: a review. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2014 Jan;14(1):8-22.

8. Gaur S, Agnihotri R. Green tea: a novel functional food for the oral health of older adults. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2014 Apr;14(2):238-50.

9. Agnihotri R, Gaur S. Implications of tobacco smoking on the oral health of older adults. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2014 Jul;14(3):526-40.

10. Gaur S, Agnihotri R. Alzheimer's disease and chronic periodontitis: is there an association? Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2015 Apr;15(4):391-404.

11. Agnihotri, R., Gaur, S. Robotics: A new paradigm in geriatric healthcare. Gerontechnology 2016; 15(3):146-161.

12. Gaur S, Agnihotri R. Trace Mineral Micronutrients and Chronic Periodontitis-a Review. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2017 Apr;176(2):225-238.

13. Gaur S, Agnihotri R. Is dental plaque the only etiological factor in Amlodipine induced gingival overgrowth? A systematic review of evidence. J Clin Exp Dent. 2018 Jun 1;10(6):e610-e619.

14. Gaur S, Agnihotri R. Health Effects of Trace Metals in Electronic Cigarette Aerosols-a Systematic Review. Biol Trace Elem Res 2019 Apr;188(2):295-315. doi: 10.1007/s12011-018-1423-x.

15. Babladi S, Agnihotri R, Gopalkrishna P, et al. Influence of non-surgical periodontal therapy on insulin resistance in chronic periodontitis subjects with prediabetes. Int J Diabetes Dev Ctries 39, 273–283 (2019) doi:10.1007/s13410-018-0682-6.

16. Gaur S, Reshma M, Agnihotri R. Patient’s perception on esthetic restoration of primary anterior teeth. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 10(8), pp. 271-276.

17. Agnihotri R, Gaur S, Albin S. Nanometals in Dentistry: Applications and Toxicological Implications-a Systematic Review. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2020 Sep;197(1):70-88. doi: 10.1007/s12011-019-01986-y.