Faculty

Dr Uloopi K S
Professor

uloopi.ks@vdc.edu.in

 

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – September, 1995 – Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Kuvempu University.
MDS – March, 1999 – College Of Dental Sciences, Davangere, RGUHS.

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member ISPPD
  2. Life Member IDA








Dr Vinay C
Professor
Associate Dean
(Hosp Admn &Comm. Services)

vinaychandrappa@vdc.edu.in

 

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster PresentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – September 1995 – Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, Kuvempu University.
MDS – March, 1999 – Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangere, RGUHS.

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member ISPPD
  2. Life Member IDA

  1. Awarded funding of Rs 40.6 lakhs from Department of Science and Technology(DST), Govt of India for the project titled “Impact of visual motivation on oral hygiene status of children with hearing impairment”



  1. Endodontic Working width – current concepts, NTRUHS Zonal CDE Vishnu Dental College on 06-10-12.
  2. Presented a guest lecture on Management of carious lesions : Many options , Many names – What do we have so far in NTRUHS Zonal CDE at Vishnu Dental College on 30-07-16
  3. Presented a guest lecture on Art of critical appraisal: key to practice, evidence based dentistry in NTRUHS Zonal CDE at Sibar institute of Dental sciences on 26-02-17
  4. Presented a guest lecture on Management of carious lesions : Many options , Many names – What do we have so far in NTRUHS Zonal CDE at Sibar institute of Dental sciences on 26-02-17



Dr P Chaitanya
Reader

chaitanyap@vdc.edu.in

 

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – Oct 2007 – Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Dr NTR UHS, Andhra Pradesh.
MDS – April 2013 – Government Dental College & Hospital, Afzalgunj, Dr NTR UHS, Hyderabad.

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member ISPPD


  1. Penmatsa C, Jampanapalli SR, Bezawada S, Birapu UKC, Radharapu VK. Zinsser-Cole-Engman Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. JClin Diagn Res 2016;10(6):ZD07-ZD09.
  2. Martha S, Reddy ER, Sreelakshmi N, Rani T, Aduri R, Chaitanya P. Antimicrobial activity and fluoride release property of resin modified glass ionomer luting cement. J Int Oral Health 2016;8(4):1-5.
  3. Chaitanya P, Sharada Reddy J, Suhasini K, Hema Chandrika I. Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome – Case Report with Multiple Dental Anomalies. Int JCurrRes2016;8(6):33683-85.
  4. Chaitanya P, Praveen D, Reddy M. Mucocele on lower lip: A case series. Indian Dermatol Online J2017;8:205-7.
  5. Chaitanya P, Martha S, Punithvathy R, Reddy M. Squamous Papilloma on Hard Palate: Case Report and Literature Review. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2018;11(3):244-246.
  6. Chaitanya P, Reddy JS, Suhasini K, Chandrika IH, Praveen D. Time and Eruption Sequence of Permanent Teeth in Hyderabad Children: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study. Int J Clin PediatrDent 2018; 11(4):330-337.
  7. AmruthaVarshini I, Vinay C, Uloopi KS, et al. Effectiveness of Pre-cooling the Injection Site, Laser Biostimulation, and Topical Local Anesthetic Gel in Reduction of Local Anesthesia injection Pain in Children. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2021;14(1):81–83.

  1. Distinction in 1st & 2nd BDS, Anatomy, Physiology including Biochemistry, General Pathology & Microbiology, Oral histology, Preclinical Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics.
  2. 1st prize in essay competition conducted by FODI at Mamata Dental College on 24th Feb 2005.
  3. 2nd prize in essay competition conducted by ‘The first AP state Inter collegiate under graduate education programme’ on Oral Anatomy, Oral Histology and Oral Pathology at SIBAR Dental College on 2nd July 2005.
  4. State 4thrank in MDS, APPG entrance examination held in 2010.

Paper Presentations

  1. Ellis van Creveld Syndrome – A Case Report, at 32nd AP State Dental Conference, Khammam – 17th Dec 2011.
  2. The Time & Eruption Sequence of Permanent Teeth in 5-15 year Old Children in Hyderabad – An Epidemiological Study, at 33rd AP State Dental Conference, Kurnool – 17th Dec 2012.

Poster Presentations

  1. Ameloblastoma – 26th AP State Dental Conference (23rd 24th Dec 2005).
  2. Scope of Pediatric Dentistry, at 32nd National ISPPD Conference, Amritsar – 12th Nov 2010.
  3. Prevention of Extension – Minimal Invasive Dentistry, at 8th National ISPPD PG Convention, Salem – 26th Feb 2011.
  4. Dyskeratosis Congenita-A Case Report, at 33rd National ISPPD Conference, Mangalore – 23rd Feb 2012[Clinical Periscope with Presentation].
  5. Photo-Activated Disinfectionat 9th National ISPPD PG convention, Coorg – 4th Nov 2012.



Dr K.S. Roja Ramya
Reader

roja.ramya@vdc.edu.in

 

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – Oct, 2007 – Lenora Institute of Dental sciences, Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh.
MDS – August, 2016 – Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.
Associate fellowship in Laser Dentistry  – April, 2018 – From World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI), Chennai.

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member ISPPD
  2. Life Member IDA

  1. Barriers to oral health care of children in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh: Parent perspectives.
  2. In-vitro evaluation of micro-shear bond strength of Glass Ionomer restorations on demineralised dentin pre-treated with silver diamine fluoride and CPP-ACPF.
  3. Comparison of the acceptance of air abrasion and conventional drill method for caries treatment in children of age 10-15 years – A randomized clinical trial.

  1. Kalyan KSDR, Vinay C, Arunbhupathi, Uloopi KS, Chandrasekhar R, RojaRamya KS. Preclinical Evaluation and Clinical Trial of Chlorhexidine Polymer Scaffold for Vital Pulp Therapy. J Clin Pediatr Dent 2019;43(2):109-115.
  2. Purnima B, Uloopi K S, Vinay C, Chandrasekhar R, RojaRamya KS. Influence of gratification behavior on early childhood caries and body mass index in preschool children. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2019;37:232-6.
  3. Rajeswari SR, Chandrasekhar R, Vinay C, Uloopi KS, Rojaramya KS, Ramesh MV. Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Play Therapy and Audiovisual Distraction for Management of Preoperative Anxiety in Children. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2019;12(5):419–422.
  4. Aswani R, Chandrappa V, Uloopi KS, Chandrasekhar R, Rojaramya KS, Ahalya P. Resin Infiltration of Artificial Enamel Lesions: Evaluation of Penetration Depth, Surface Roughness and Color Stability. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2019;12(6):520–523.
  5. Swetha DL, Vinay C, Uloopi KS, RojaRamya KS, Chandrasekhar R. Antibacterial and Mechanical Properties of Pit and Fissure Sealants Containing Zinc Oxide and Calcium Fluoride Nanoparticles. Contemp Clin Dent. 2019;10(3):477-482. doi:10.4103/ccd.ccd_805_18.
  6. Manaswini YH, Uloopi KS, Vinay C, Chandrsekhar R, RojaRamya KS, Ahalya P. Impact of Calcium Glycerophosphate-supplemented Carbonated Beverages in Reducing Mineral Loss from the Enamel Surface. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020;13(1):1–5.
  7. RojaRamya KS, Vinay C, Uloopi KS, Chandrasekhar R. In vivo evaluation of zinc oxide-propolis mixture as root canal filling material in the primary molars: A 24-month follow-up randomized controlled trial. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2020;38:171-6.
  8. Mrudhula KJN, Vinay C, Uloopi KS, et al. A Cross-sectional Study on Sense of Coherence and Its Relationship with Caries Experience and Socioeconomic Status in 11–16-year-old Schoolchildren. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020;13(5):493–496.
  9. AmruthaVarshini I, Vinay C, Uloopi KS, et al. Effectiveness of Pre-cooling the Injection Site, Laser Biostimulation, and Topical Local Anesthetic Gel in Reduction of Local Anesthesia injection Pain in Children. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2021;14(1):81–83.

  1. Achieved University 1st in MDS, Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry, NTR University of health sciences for the year 2016 and received Merit reward for the same from Vishnu Dental College on 22nd October 2016.
  2. Won best paper award in 40th AP State Dental Conference held at Guntur on 22nd November 2019 for the presentation “Demystifying the Dentistry for children, A Novel School Dental Health Program”.

Paper Presentations

  1. Presented paper on “Demystifying the Dentistry for children, A Novel School Dental Health Program” in 40th AP State Dental Conference held at Guntur on 22nd November 2019.
  2. Presented paper on “Russian Penicillin- Is it a suitable pulpotomy medicament” – a clinical study at 37th ISPPD National Conference, Raipur, 2015.
  3. Presented paper on “zinc oxide – propolis mixture as root canal filling material in primary teeth” – a clinical study at 36th ISPPD National Conference, Lucknow, 2014.

Poster Presentations

  1. Presented poster on Drug loaded Nanobiopolymers – A novel pulpotomy medicament at 12th PG convention, Tumkuru, 2015.

    1. Delivered a guest lecture on “Lasers in Pediatric Dentistry” in Associate fellowship course conducted by World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI), Chennai in December 2018.


Dr. Ahalya Penmetsa
Reader

ahalya.p@vdc.edu.in

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – Dec 2007 –P.M.N.M. Dental College and Hospital, Bagalkot, Karnataka.
MDS – Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, DR NTR UHS.

  1. Life Member ISPPD
  2. Life Member IDA




Paper Presentations

  1. Presented paper on “Dentin remineralization with zinc oxide and calcium fluoride nanoparticles” at 37th national PG conference Raipur in 2016.

Poster Presentations

  1. Presented poster on “Self-Assembling Peptide: ANovelBIomimetic material For Enamel Regeneration” on 27th Feb 2015 at 12thPG convention, Tumkur, Bangalore.



Dr. Devi Chigurupati
Senior Lecturer

devichigurupati@vdc.edu.in

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationGuest Lectures

BDS – Oct 2013 – Sree sai dental college and research institute, srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.
MDS – Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, DR NTR UHS.

  1. Life Member ISPPD
  2. Life Member IDA



Paper Presentations

  1. Presented paper on “Restoring young smiles with indirect resin composite crowns” at 37th national pg conference Raipur.
  2. Presented Paper on “Nano silver bullet – a novel modality to treat caries in children” at 37th state dental conference.

Poster Presentations

  1. Presented poster on “Microdentistry- shun the old seek the new” at 12 pg convention Bangalore 2015.



Dr. Devi Vegesna
Senior Lecturer

devivegesna@vdc.edu.in

 

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – 2009-Oxford Dental College,Hosur Road Bengaluru.
MDS – 2015-A.E.C.S Maaruti Dental College Bannerghatta Bengaluru.

  1. Life Member ISPPD
  2. Life Member IDA


  1. Verma RK, Khare VV, Dr, Velaga DC, Thomas CS, Vegesna D, Bhargeva SS, Tiwari HD. Effect of different Fluoride Varnishes in Prevention of Caries on Mandibular Permanent First Molars in Pediatric Patient – An Original Research. Turk J Physiother Rehabil. 2021;32(3):10470-10474.
  2. Manisha Agarwal, Devi Vegesna and Sapna Konde “Correlation of Apgar score to the eruption status of the primary dentition-cross sectional study” IJCRAR 2017.

  1. 1st Prize in Paper presentation on “Validating of new innovative animated and digitalized BDS-MA Dental anxiety assessment scale in children”, 39th AP state Dental Conference, Rajahmundry, 2018.
  2. 1st prize in Table Clinic-“special abilities- Dental studio” at Pedo – Mela Yenepoya Dental College, Mangaluru,2017.
  3. 1st prize in poster on Occupational Hazards-Check Before You Wreck at 13th National PG Convention 2016-Hyderabad Telangana.

Paper Presentations

  1. “Validating of new innovative animated and digitalized BDS-MA Dental anxiety assessment scale in children”, 39th AP state Dental Conference, Rajahmundry, 2018.
  2. “Correlation of Apgar score to the eruption status of the primary dentition-cross sectional study” at 38th National conference of Indian society of pedodontics and preventive dentistry-Pedo Byte 20th-22nd October 2016 Kochi.
  3. “Correlating the prevalence of ECC to the knowledge attitude and practices of the paediatricians and parents in bengaluru city” at 14th ISPPD National PG convention-Pedo-Carie, Begaluru-9th-11th Feb 2017.

Poster Presentations

  1. “Reach at first forget the rest” at 37th National Conference of ISPPD 8-10th 2015, Raipur.
  2. “Check before you wreck” at 13th National PG Convention Feb 26th and 27th 2016-Pedo pearls, Hyderabad, Telangana.
  3. “Pediatric obstructive sleep apnoea raising concerns” at CDE Programme Vydehi Institute of dental sciences & Research Centre.
  4. “Occupational hazards” at Odonto-plexus an Inter-disciplinary PG Meet at Oxford dental College Bengaluru.



Dr. Nadella Chandana
Senior Lecturer

chandanan@vdc.edu.in

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – Sep 2009 – Mamata Dental College, Khammam, Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences.
MDS – May 2019 – Mamata Dental College, Khammam, Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Bhimavaram.

  1. Life Member ISPPD


  1. Reddy NV, Reddy MA, Chandana N, Karthik T, Daneswari V, Niharika P. The prevalence of malocclusion among 10–12-year-old schoolchildren in Khammam district, Telangana: An epidemiological study. Int J PedodRehabil2019;4:65-70.


Paper Presentations

Poster Presentations



Dr. Gadisetti Lakshmi Surekha
Senior Lecturer

surekha.gadisetti@vdc.edu.in

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – 2014 – Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Dr N.T.R. University of Health Sciences.
MDS – 2019 – Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Dr N.T.R. University of Health Sciences.

  1. Life Member ISPPD


  1. Reddy NV, Reddy MA, Chandana N, Karthik T, Daneswari V, Niharika P. The prevalence of malocclusion among 10–12-year-old schoolchildren in Khammam district, Telangana: An epidemiological study. Int J PedodRehabil2019;4:65-70.

  1. 1st prize in paper presentation on Association of serum ferritin levels with occurrence of ECC: A systematic review and meta analysis at 40th ISPPD conference- 2018, Nagpur..

Paper Presentations

  1. “Association of serum ferritin levels with occurrence of ECC: A systematic review and meta analysis at 40th ISPPD conference – Nagpur, 2018.
  2. “Strengthening the fragment reattachment”- Effect of storage media on fracture resistance of reattached crown fragments at 39th ISPPD Conference – Chennai, 2017..

Poster Presentations

  1. “Picture paints a thousand words”-Revolutionizing dental health education at 14th ISPPD Convention- Bengaluru, 2017.



Dr. Cheeli Spandana
Senior Lecturer

spandana.ch@vdc.edu.in

AboutResearchPublicationsAwards & RecognitionsPaper/Poster presentationsGuest Lectures

BDS – 2012 – Dr. Sudha & Nageswara Rao Siddhartha Institute of dental sciences, Gannavaram, Dr N.T.R. University of Health Sciences.
MDS – 2018 – St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, Dr N.T.R. University of Health Sciences.

  1. Life Member ISPPD

  1. A clinical comparative efficacy of Musical toothbrush and Audio tactile performance method on Oral Hygiene maintenance in Visually impaired children.
  2. Clinical and radiographic evaluation of thymus vulgaris mixed Endoflas powder as obturating material in primary molars-A case series.
  3. Comparative Reliability of Rugoscopy and Dactyloscopy for the predilection of malocclusion and dental caries in children: A cohort Study.
  4. Arch dimensional changes in West Godavari children with Early childhood caries.

  1. Cheeli S, GhanaShyam Prasad M, Radha Krishna AN, Kumar KVKS, Dangeti.D, Pavanireddy S. Comparative Reliability of Rugoscopyand Dactyloscopy for the predilection of malocclusion and dental caries in children:A cohort Study.Pesq Bras Odontoped Clin Integr 2017;17(1) : e3796.


Paper Presentations

  1. Presented paper on Clinical and radiographic evaluation of thymus vulgaris mixed Endoflas powder as obturating material in primary molars-A case series in 39th National ISPPD Conference held at Chennai 2017.
  2. Presented paper on Arch dimensional changes in West Godavari children with Early childhood caries in 14th National ISPPD Convention held at Bangalore 2017.
  3. Presented paper on Comparative Reliability of Rugoscopy and Dactyloscopy for the predilection of malocclusion and dental caries in children: A cohort Study in 38th National ISPPD Conference held at Kochi 2016.

Poster Presentations

  1. Presented poster on Dental visit –no more knuckles only chuckles in 13th National ISPPD Convention held at Hyderabad 2016.
  2. Presented poster on Training the immature child in 37 th National ISPPD Conference held at Raipur 2015.




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