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Department of Dentistry:

General information about the department

 Department of Dentistry at Chamarajanagar Institute of Medical Sciences is well equipped with new Dental Chairs and advanced equipments to give quality treatment to the patients. We in dental department have six MDS staff and one BDS staff to provide good service to the needy. Department of Dentistry conducts oral examination, perform treatment, give oral health education to the patients reporting to our dental department.

 

Teaching Faculty:

Sl.No

Name

Qualification

Designation

1

Dr k. Premnath

BDS, MDS

Professor & HOD

2

Dr Gayathri Ramesh

BDS, MDS

Associate Professor

3

Dr Wajid Sermadi Z.M

BDS, MDS

Assistant Professor

4

Dr Shreyas O

BDS, MDS

Senior Resident

5

Dr Priyadarshini C

BDS, MDS

Chief Dental Officer,

6

Dr Ameet Kurthukoti

BDS, MDS

Dental Health officer,

 

Non teaching faculty

Sl.No

Name

Designation

1.

Mr. Pavan Kumar

Dental Assistant, NOHP

2.

Mrs Uma

Nursing Staff

 

Services

  • Department of Dentistry conducts oral examination, perform treatment, give oral health education to the patients reporting to our dental department.
  • We organize various dental checkup and treatment camps to reach out for the betterment of oral health of the general population.
  • For the elderly population under Dantha Bhagya Yojana scheme camps are conducted and provided with free dentures to the needy.
  • Under the Rashtriya Bala Seva scheme we provide free dental check up and treatments to the children.
  • Various dental treatments such as extractions, scaling, fillings/restorations, root canal treatment, fracture reduction of the jaws both open and closed methods, crowns for primary teeth, topical fluoride application as prophylactic treatment against dental caries in children are being provided.
  • Digital Intraoral periapical radiograph (RVG) is the latest update in our department. Procuring Orthopantamogram is the future plan of action.

         

Recent Research article Publications by our faculty:

Sr. No

Faculty Name

Publication in Vancouver referencing style.

Copernicus indexed

Pubmed, Scopes Indexed Yes/No

1

Dr k. Premnath

1.      K. Premnath, Prakash N, Kamala R, Sadananda M P, Rheel SA, B. P.G. Tilak. Study and Comparison of Carbon Fibre Post Push out Bond Strength Based on Methods of Cement Application. Saudi J Oral Dent Res, May 2019; 4(5): 252-257.

2.      Karadiguddi P, Mengi R, BVH, K Premnath. A hospital based retrospective study to analyze clinicopathological features of oral squamous cell carcinoma. J Adv Med Dent Sci Res 2019; (1): 36-39.

3.      K. Premnath, Wasan B, Thusharbhai MD, Altaf N, Bhpwmick S, Tiwari CVR, Tiwari H. A cross-sectional study on oral hygiene status among rural population. Int. J Appl Dent Sci 2019;5(3):229-233.

4.      Premnath K, Prakash N, Mohammed Ajmal B, Raheel S A, An in-vitro analysis of shear bond strength of resin based luting cements to lithium disilicate glass ceramic. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2019;5(2):23-27.

5.      Premnath K, Prakash N, Raheel SA. The influence of salivary components on dental caries in patients with type I diabetes mellitus. Int J Oral Health Dent 2019;5(2):92-6.

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

No

2

Dr Gayathri Ramesh

1.      Nagarajappa R, Ramesh G, Uthappa R, Kannan SPK, Shaikh S. Risk factors and patterns of traumatic dental injuries among Indian adolescents. J Dent Sci. 2020 Mar;15(1):96-103. doi: 10.1016/j.jds.2019.07.003. Epub 2019 Sep 24. PMID: 32257006

2.      Saxena A, Nagarajappa R, Naik D, Abid M, Ramesh G. Assessing the effect of oral diseases on oral health related quality of life of institutionalized elderly using Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14) questionnaire: a pilot study. Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig. 2020;71(3):349-353. doi: 10.32394/rpzh.2020.0130. PMID: 32939935

3.      Saxena A, Nagarajappa R,  Naik D,  Abid M,  Ramesh G. Assessing the effect of oral diseases on oral health related quality of life of institutionalized elderly using Oral Health Impact Profile (OHIP-14) questionnaire: a pilot study. Rocz Panstw Zakl Hig 2020;71(3):349-353. doi:10.32394/rpzh.2020.0130

4.      Bapat S, Nagarajappa R, Ramesh G, Bapat K. Effect of propolis mouth rinse on oral microorganisms - a randomized controlled trial. Clin Oral Investig. 2021 Nov;25(11):6139-6146. doi: 10.1007/s00784-021-03913-9. Epub 2021 Mar 30. PMID: 33786648 Clinical Trial.

5.      Nagarajappa R, Naik D, Ramesh G. Sources of Oral Health Information and its Relationship on Knowledge Among Indian Adolescents.
Pesquisa Brasileira em Odontopediatria e Clínica Integrada 2021; 21:e0099
https://doi.org/10.1590/pboci.2021.011

No

yes

3

Dr Wajid Sermadi Z.M

1.     Sermadi W, Prabhu S, Acharya S, Javali SB. Comparing the efficacy of coconut oil and xylene as a clearing agent in the histopathology laboratory. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2014;18:49-53

2.    Dongade S, Wajid Sermadi ZM, Manjunath R, Priyadarshini C, Jayapala MS. Prevalence of Oral Manifestations Among HIV-Positive Patients Undergoing Antiretroviral Treatment Visiting Chamarajanagar District Hospital: A Cross-Sectional Study. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2017;29:288-91.

3.    Sermadi WZM, Niranjan KC, Acharya S, Prabhu S, Killedar S. Olive oil as xylene substitute. J Oral Med, Oral Surg, Oral Pathol, Oral Radiol 2019;5(2):46-51.

No

 

yes                      

 

 

 

 

yes

yes

 

List of ongoing research projects

Sl no

Title of the project

Investigator

1

Knowledge attitude and practice of oral hygiene among degree students in Chamarajanagar district

Dr. Gayathri Ramesh

2

No Gadget fear among undergraduate students in Chamarajanagar District: A cross-sectional study of Psychometric assessment

Dr. Gayathri Ramesh

 

Oral Health Check up Camps and Oral Cancer detection Camps conducted  by Department.

Sl no

CME Topic

Date

 

Oral Health Check up Camps for Tribal community at BR hills

25.2.2022

 

Oral Health Check up and Oral Cancer detection Camps for KSRTC workers

7.3.2022

 

Oral Health Check up and Oral Cancer detection Camps for Police personel

8.3.2022

 

Oral Health Check up and Oral Cancer detection Camps for Jail inmates

9.3.2022

 

Oral Health Check up and Oral Cancer detection Camps for old age home residents

10.3.2022

 

Oral health check up Camp for Seva Bharathi college students

30.3.2022

 

Oral health check up Camp for Seva Bharathi college students

20.3.2022

 

Oral health check up Camp for Agriculture college students

7.4.2022

 

Oral health check up Camp for government girls school children at Ramasamudra

9.3.2022

 

Oral health check up Camp for general public at Valmiki Bhavana Chamarajanagara college students

12.4.2022

Last Updated: 22-04-2022 12:50 PM Updated By: Approver


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