Dr. Vathsala


Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology


    • Teaches undergraduate Students
    • Involved in patient care
    • Guiding the interns in patient taking and research projects
    • NAAC coordinator for the department
    • Nodal officer for gender champions - college representative



Subject Semester / Year
Oral Medicine and Radiology Third and Final Year BDS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS Oral Medicine and Radiology Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal 2015
BDS SDM Dental College, Dharwad 2010


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
MCODS, Manipal Lecturer Teaching and Patient Care October2015 till May 2017
Manipal College of Dental Sciences ,Manipal Assistant Professor Teaching and Patient care Jun2017 till present


Area of Interest

Early diagnosis of potentially malignant lesions, Artificial neural network and its use and appilcations in dentistry, Cone beam computed tomography and its applications, Finite element analysis and its applications in dentistry

Area of Expertise

Oral mucosal lesions diagnosis and management, Artificial neural network in age and gender estimation

Area of Research

Laser Spectroscopy, artificial neural network, machine learning

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Professional Affiliations

  • Life member of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology,
  • MAC ID member- MAC ID/18/159
  • Member of Asian Academy of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Radiology

Awards :

1. Second Best poster award for the poster titled “Proteomics and Genomics” at 25th National Conference of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology. 18, 19, 20th October 2013, at KGMC, Lucknow

2. Best Paper Award for Paper Titled “Robinow Syndrome - a rarest of the rare” at 25th National Conference of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology. 18, 19, 20th October 2013, at KGMC, Lucknow

3. Best paper award at the 41st KSDC IDA conference held at Madikeri. November 22, 2013, for the paper titled “Determination of Pulp/Tooth area ratio using 2 computer software      (ADOBE® and MIMICS®) and estimation of age by Cameriere’s method – A comparative pilot study”

4. Best Paper award at the 29th National conference of IAOMR, I.T.S Centre for Dental Studies and Research Ghaziabad (1st to 3rd December 2017)

5. Best research paper award at the 31st National IAOMR conference at Amritsar held from 15th - 17th Nov 2019 for the paper titled " Artificial Neural Network in the gender determination, using mandibular morphometric parameters.

6. " Good Teacher Award" for excellence in teaching for 2018, 2019 2020


Fibro-osseous lesions of the oral and maxillofacial region: Retrospective analysis for 20 years

Sudheendra Prabhu Sharanya S Pooja M.Naik Ashritha Reddy Vathsala Patil Sameer Pandey

Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology 2013;17(1) 36-40

Orofacial granulomatosis – a diagnostic enigma”,

Vathsala Patil Keerthilatha M. Pai

Oral Diseases (2013) 19, 217--218

Keratocystic odontogenic tumor: a commentary

Vathsala Patil

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Feb 2014 117(2):258

Five-year alveolar bone level changes in women of varying skeletal bone mineral density and bone trabeculation - a commentary

2016-01-02 Kumar S Patil Vathsala Vineetha R

Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol March 2016 Volume 121 , Issue 3

SCOPUS ID - 55536151500

ORCID ID - 0000-0002-8656-8080

Patent applied for “KID-A-RAY a modified X ray film holder for Kids with the patent office of India with no MNPL-DP-IPO-007 and Application#: 306405