Dr Vidya Saraswathi M

Dr Vidya Saraswathi M

Professor and Associate Dean

Department Of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

My Name is Dr Vidya Saraswathi M, my profilePage is. I am aProfessor and Associate Deanin Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal.
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Vidya Saraswathi M teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    She

    · Is an able administrator managing the routine activities  of the department and also emphasizing on further growth and development of the department

    · Is actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, dedicating special time for evaluating, encouraging and promoting learners and believes in holistic education.

    · Is a recognized expert in the field of lasers apart from her speciality and is a faculty at Lasers in Dentistry, an advanced certificate program by Manipal University.

    · Over the years has served as an internal examiner and also as an external examiner at prestigious institutions, for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    · Is a member & Convener for the Board of Studies - Final BDS Part II, Manipal University.

    · Chairperson for Purchase committee of Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal.

    · Has presented papers at national and international conferences, and has delivered guest lectures at various platforms

    · Has publications in reputed, indexed national and international journals

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject
    :
    Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
    Subject code
    :
    Year / Semester
    :
    Postgraduate & Undergraduate Students
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree
    :
    Certification in Oral Implantology
    Specialisation
    :
    Implantology
    Institute
    :
    MCODS, Manipal
    Year of passing
    :
    2007
    Degree
    :
    MDS (Master of Dental Surgery)
    Specialisation
    :
    Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
    Institute
    :
    SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
    Year of passing
    :
    1999
    Degree
    :
    BDS
    Specialisation
    :
    Institute
    :
    Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore
    Year of passing
    :
    1995
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2009
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Associate Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2005-2009
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Reader
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2005
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal
    Designation
    :
    Assistant Professor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    2000
    Institution / Organisation
    :
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Mangalore
    Designation
    :
    Tutor
    Role:
    Tenure
    :
    1995 - 1996
  • CURRENT ACADEMIC ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

    Vidya Saraswathi M teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    She

    · Is an able administrator managing the routine activities  of the department and also emphasizing on further growth and development of the department

    · Is actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, dedicating special time for evaluating, encouraging and promoting learners and believes in holistic education.

    · Is a recognized expert in the field of lasers apart from her speciality and is a faculty at Lasers in Dentistry, an advanced certificate program by Manipal University.

    · Over the years has served as an internal examiner and also as an external examiner at prestigious institutions, for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    · Is a member & Convener for the Board of Studies - Final BDS Part II, Manipal University.

    · Chairperson for Purchase committee of Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal.

    · Has presented papers at national and international conferences, and has delivered guest lectures at various platforms

    · Has publications in reputed, indexed national and international journals

  • SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
    Subject Subject code Year / Semester
    Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics Postgraduate & Undergraduate Students
  • ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
    Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
    Certification in Oral Implantology Implantology MCODS, Manipal 2007
    MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences 1999
    BDS Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore 1995
  • EXPERIENCE
    Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Professor 2009
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Associate Professor 2005-2009
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Reader 2005
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor 2000
    Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, MCODS Mangalore Tutor 1995 - 1996
  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest
    :
    Endodontic Microbiology, Lasers in Endodontics
    Areas of expertise
    :
    Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Lasers in Endodontics
    Areas of research
    :
    LASER in Endodontics
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Life Member of

    -       Indian Dental Association

    -        Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

    -        Indian Academy of Laser Dentistry.

    Guest lectures

    -       Excel with LASERS; live Demonstration with LASERS- Bleaching/Depigmentation at 43rd KSDC conference, held at B.C.Road, D.K on 18-20 DEC 2015

    -       Tooth resorptions- etiology and management on 27th December 2011 at Coorg Raj holiday resort, Kushal Nagar, Coorg hosted by IDA

    -       Take care to provide care on 22-24th November 2013 at Madikeri, 41st KSDC 2013

    -       Acute pain Management for Future Dental professional by IDA-Colgate.

    External Examinership

    -       PG examination in May 2013 at AIIMS, New Delhi.

    -       PG examination in May 2014 at SDM, Dharwad

    Contributes to Dental Health awareness by writing articles in newspapers and magazines and also participating in live TV programs related to dental health.

  • AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
    Areas of interest Endodontic Microbiology, Lasers in Endodontics
    Areas of expertise Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Lasers in Endodontics
    Areas of research LASER in Endodontics
  • PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND CONTRIBUTIONS

    Life Member of

    -       Indian Dental Association

    -        Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

    -        Indian Academy of Laser Dentistry.

    Guest lectures

    -       Excel with LASERS; live Demonstration with LASERS- Bleaching/Depigmentation at 43rd KSDC conference, held at B.C.Road, D.K on 18-20 DEC 2015

    -       Tooth resorptions- etiology and management on 27th December 2011 at Coorg Raj holiday resort, Kushal Nagar, Coorg hosted by IDA

    -       Take care to provide care on 22-24th November 2013 at Madikeri, 41st KSDC 2013

    -       Acute pain Management for Future Dental professional by IDA-Colgate.

    External Examinership

    -       PG examination in May 2013 at AIIMS, New Delhi.

    -       PG examination in May 2014 at SDM, Dharwad

    Contributes to Dental Health awareness by writing articles in newspapers and magazines and also participating in live TV programs related to dental health.