Faculty

Dr M. V. Ramesh
Reader

rameshmv@vdc.edu.in

AboutResearchPublicationsPaper/Poster presentationsAwards & RecognitionsGuest Lectures

BDS – Oct 2010 – Vishnu Dental College, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
MDS – May 2015 – CODS, Davanagere, RGUHS
Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD).



Paper Presentations

  1. Dental Students’ Perspectives on Dental Education and Their Future Professional Career : A Cross-sectional Questionnaire Based Study at 67th Indian Dental Conference, Hyderabad, February 2014.
  2. Total Dietary Fluoride Intake Among Pre-school Children of Different Social Classes in a Non-fluoridated city at XIX National conference of the IAPHD, Kochi, November 2014.
  3. Evaluation of Effect of Brushite-Calcite and Two Indigenous Herbs in Removal of Fluoride From Water – A Pilot Study at XVIII National conference of the IAPHD, Lucknow, November 2013.
  4. Empowering Rural Dentistry – The Vision of Tomorrow at XVII National conference of the Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Chennai, November 2012.
  5. Challenges in Continuity of Dental Care faced by Patients during COVID-19 Pandemic : A hospital based questionnaire study at 25th National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, November 2021.

Poster Presentations

  1. Empowering Rural Dentistry – The Vision of Tomorrow at XVII National conference of the Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Chennai, November 2012.

  1. National wide course topper in Health Research Fundamentals online course and exam conducted by National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai during July to September, 2016.
  2. GM Prashant Memorial Award conferred by Indian Dental Association in March 2016 for scoring highest marks in the subject of Public Health Dentistry during NTRUHS University exams held in May 2015.

  1. A guest lecture on “Research Methodology and Biostatistics” at Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry – A rapid review course for PG students conducted on 7th March 2020 at Army College of Dental Sciences, Hyderabad.
  2. A guest lecture on “Research Methodology and Biostatistics” at Pediatric Perio Adhyaan  conducted on 31st March 2021 at Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram.


Dr Sri Chaitanya Ram
Senior Lecturer

chaitanyaram.kadiyala@vdc.edu.in

AboutPublicationsAchievementResearchPaper presentationPosters PresentationGuest Lectures

BDS – 2016 – Vishnu Dental College, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
MDS – 2021 – Lenora Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD).
  2. Life Member – AP State Dental Council.

  1. Sri Chaitanya Ram K, Narayana Rao V, Naveen Kumar B, Akhil P, Anvesh G ,Prasanth T. Assessment of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice towards Oral Health Care among Pharmacists in Kakinada City-Andhra Pradesh. International Journal of Pharmacy and Biological Sciences-(IJPBSTM) 2021;11 (2): 154-160.
  2. Krishna DVS, Narayana Rao V, Naveen Kumar B, Akhil P, Anvesh G, Sri Chaitanya Ram K Beliefs about medicines and self-medication among patients with dental pain in outreach programs – A cross sectional study . International Journal of Dental Science and Innovative Research-(IJDSIR)2021; 4(3): 493 – 499.

  1. Best Scientific poster presentation on the topic – Smile pearls at 23rd IAPHD conference, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, 2018.

 


  1. Scientific poster on the topic – “Smile pearls” at 23rd IAPHD conference, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh, 2018.

  1. Oral Health Policy Initiatives Poster presented at 10th Indian Association Of Public Health Dentistry IAPHD convention in Coorg College of Dental Sciences.



Dr.K.Rama Laxmi
Senior Lecturer

lakshmi.koruprolu@vdc.edu.in

AboutPublicationsAchievementResearchPaper presentationPosters PresentationGuest Lectures

BDS – 2018 – St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, Dr.NTR. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
MDS – 2023 –Lenora Dental College, Rajahmundry, Dr. YSR . University of Health sciences, Vijayawada
Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD).
  2. Life Member – AP State Dental Council.

  1. Assessment of Anxiety and stress during Covid-19 second wave among the students of the dental college- A Cross sectional study; International Journal of Dental Science and Innovative Research:2022: 5( 3);156 – 165.
  2. Health care delivery systems in India- Lambert Academic publishing , Feb-2022.
  3. Quitting tobacco and choosing life “The Tobacco Epidemic” – Lambert Academic publishing ,Oct-2022.

  1. Won Best scientific paper at IAPHD 25TH National conference-NOV, 2022.

 

  1. Assessment of Anxiety and stress during Covid-19 second wave among the students of the dental college- A Cross sectional study
  2. Prevalence of Smoking, Beliefs & Attitudes Towards Tobacco Cessation Among Health Care Professional Students in Rajahmundry-A Cross Sectional Study
  3. Prevalence of Tooth Wear and Associated Risk Factors among General Population in East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh-A Cross-Sectional Study.

  1. Assessment of Anxiety and stress during Covid-19 second wave among the students of the dental college- A Cross sectional study(IAPHD 25TH National conference, NOV 18-20TH 2022)
  2. Prevalence of Smoking, Beliefs & Attitudes Towards Tobacco Cessation Among Health Care Professional Students in Rajahmundry-A Cross Sectional Study(26th IAPHD National conference, Goa, Sep 23-25th 2022)

  1. Oral Health- The Missing Link in Non-Communicable Diseases
    -Lets act before it costs.



Dr Vasamsetti Divya Bhavani
Senior Lecturer

divyabhavani.vasamsettivdc.edu.in

AboutPublicationsAchievementResearchPaper presentationPosters PresentationGuest Lectures

BDS – 2015 – St. Joseph Dental College, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
MDS – 2022 – Sibar Institute of Dental Sciences, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada
Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member – AP State Dental Council.

  1. Shaik, Parveen Sultana; Halder, Niharika; Thota, Saranya; Nachu, Sneha; Bhavani, Vasamsetti Divya; Pavani, Nijampatnam P. M.. Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Health-Care Workers in Southern India. Annals of Indian Psychiatry 7(1):p 25-29, Jan–Mar 2023.
  2. Talluri D, Panga GS, Shaik PS, Pavani NP, Yaddanapalli SC, Bommireddy VS, et al. Correlation of dental caries status with BMI in school children of age 3-16 years- An institutional study. J Family Med Prim Care 2023;12:649-53.
  3. Konki A, Pachava S, Pavani NP, Bhavani VD. Strength, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis on the current scenario of primary health care in India. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health. 2023 Aug;10(8):3016.
  4. Vasamsetti DB, Talluri D, Pachava S. Sugar score and dental caries experience among high school children. International Dental Journal. 2023 Sep 1;73:S10-1.
  5. Bhavani VD, Talluri D, Pachava S. Students’ perceptions on interprofessional education: An exploration of attitudes and awareness among medical and dental students. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2022;20:178-82.
  6. Vasasmetti DB, Pachava S, Talluri D. Remineralizing Agents in the Prevention of Caries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Orofac Sci 2021;13:121-8.

  1. Best paper presentation at 24th IAPHD National PG conference at Hyderabad 2019.

 




Dr K. Jayanthi Rao
Lecturer

jayanthi.korabathina@vdc.edu.in

 

AboutPublicationsAchievementResearchPaper presentationPosters PresentationGuest Lectures

BDS – Oct 2011 – Vishnu Dental College, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada

Professional Affiliations:

  1. Life Member of Indian Dental Association.

  1. Praveen G, Jambukeshwar K, Swathi K, Santhosh Kumar V, Ramesh MV, Anandababu B. Comprehensive assessment of tooth wear in children: A state wide representative survey in Andhra Pradesh, India. International Journal of Medical and Health Research 2018;4(9):62-67.
  2. Praveen G, Anitha A, Ramesh M V. Negating the negativity: Spotlight on “file drawer effect” in health care research. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2016;14:243.
  3. Syed YA, Reddy BS, Ramamurthy TK, Rajendra K, Nerella NK, Krishnan M, Ramesh MV, Mohammed RB. Estimation of Salivary Parameters among Autoimmune Thyroiditis Patients. J Clin Diagn Res. 2017 Jul;11(7):ZC01-ZC04.
  4. Gadde P, Sanikommu S, Manumanthu R, Akkaloori A. Uddanam nephropathy in India: a challenge for epidemiologists. Bull World Health Organ 2017;95(12):848-849.
  5. Ramesh MV, Naveenkumar PG, Prashant GM, Sakeenabi B, Allamaprabhu, Vijetha K. Evaluation of Effect of Brushite-Calcite and Two Indigenous Herbs in Removal of Fluoride from Water. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Jun;10(6):ZC83-5.
  6. A Vaishali, K Madhu Varma, P Arun Bhupathi, T Sreenivasa Bharath, MV Ramesh, P Venkata Karteek Varma. In vitro evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of 2% chlorhexidine loaded electrospun nanofibers.
  7. Ramesh MV, Naveenkumar PG, Prashant GM, Sakeenabi B. Indian Dental Students’ Perspectives on Dental Education and Their Future Professional Career: A Cross-Sectional Questionnaire Based Survey. British Journal of Education, Society & Behavioural Science 2015;7(3): 211-19.

  1. National wide course topper in Health Research Fundamentals online course and exam conducted by National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai during July to September, 2016.
  2. GM Prashant Memorial Award conferred by Indian Dental Association in March 2016 for scoring highest marks in the subject of Public Health Dentistry during NTRUHS University exams held in May 2015.


  1. Dental Students’ Perspectives on Dental Education and Their Future Professional Career : A Cross-sectional Questionnaire Based Study at 67th Indian Dental Conference, Hyderabad, February 2014.
  2. Total Dietary Fluoride Intake Among Pre-school Children of Different Social Classes in a Non-fluoridated city at XIX National conference of the IAPHD, Kochi, November 2014.
  3. Evaluation of Effect of Brushite-Calcite and Two Indigenous Herbs in Removal of Fluoride From Water – A Pilot Study at XVIII National conference of the IAPHD, Lucknow, November 2013.
  4. Empowering Rural Dentistry – The Vision of Tomorrow at XVII National conference of the Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Chennai, November 2012.

  1. Empowering Rural Dentistry – The Vision of Tomorrow at XVII National conference of the Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry, Chennai, November 2012.




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