CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
Santhosh Kumar teaches undergraduate students and also treats patients.
He is involved in preclinical training, clinical demonstrations, discussions, routine periodontal care and patient treatment.
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|MDS||Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal||2009|
|BDS||A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore||2005|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal||Associate Professor||July 2014 - till date|
|Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal||Reader||July 2013 - July 2014|
|Department of Periodontology, Manipal College of Dental sciences, Manipal||Assistant Professor||July 2009 - July 2013|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
- Life Member of Indian Society of Periodontology
- Life member of Red Cross society, 2014.
- Indian Dental Association (IDA) Manipal branch
- “Oral hygiene in pregnant women” at TMA Pai Udupi on the occasion of International women’s day organized by IDA manipal branch on 10th March 2014.
- “Oral hygiene awareness in pregnant and children”, Department of OBG, KMC Manipal. Organized by Department of periodontology. Awareness programme, on 29th July 2013.
- “Oral health in pregnant women” – Colgate IDA in Gynecology ward, K.M.C Manipal, Manipal university, Manipal, India. on 24th March 2012
Development in techniques for gingival depigmentation - An update
Indian Journal of Dentistry 2012; 3:213-221.
Comparative evaluation of gingival depigmentation by diode laser and cryosurgery using tetra fluoro-ethane: 18-month follow-up
Clinical Advances in Periodontics 2012;2:129-134.
Full mouth re-restoration of partially edentulous dentition: a perio-dontic, endodontic, orthodontic and prosthodontic interrelationship-2year follow-up
Journal of interdisciplinary dentistry 2012;2: 211-214.
Comparative evaluation of gingival depigmentation using tetra fluoro-ethane cryosurgery and gingival abrasion technique: two years follow up
J Clin Diagn Res 2013;7:389-94.
Effectiveness of cryogen tetrafluoroethane on elimination of gingival epithelium and its clinical application in gingival depigmentation - Histological findings and case series.
J Clin Diagn Res 2013;7:3070-2.
A novel single-stage procedure for increasing the width of attached gingiva and eliminating the aberrant frenal attachment.
J Dent (Shiraz) 2015;16:58-61.
Plasma in dentistry: Novel technology beyond lasers
Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 2016;7 (5): 1902-1910.
ANUG vs Scurvy
Dental update 2016;43(5):492.
Awareness and competency assessment of dental post graduates in managing medical emergencies
Advanced Science Letters 2017;23(3):1763-1766.
Arogyavani newspaper ‘Wrong beliefs and misconceptions about dental treatment
Wrong beliefs and misconceptions about dental treatment
"Gutkha abuse in youth a social menace." Arogyavani newspaper
Santhosh Kumar, Arogyavani newspaper 2010 April 10th.