The Department of Dentistry

Recent research publications

  1. Rajendiran S., Krishnan B. & Deepthy M.S. The Local Route of Administration of Dexamethasone in Impacted Mandibular Third Molar Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials and a Critical Narrative Review on the Claimed Advantages of the Local Route. J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. (2023).
  2. Ramasamy A, Madhan B. Steroid supplementation before minor oral surgical procedures in patients taking long-term glucocorticoids: A triple-blinded, randomized, placebo- controlled trial. J Am Dent Assoc. 2023;154:373-83.e3. Epub 2023 Mar 23.
  3. Sundheepkumar V, Saravanan R, Krishnan B. Infectious complications in compound mandibular fractures undergoing a delayed surgical intervention - a prospective observational study. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2023.03.008. Epub 2023 Mar 28.
  4. Sangeetha U, Nivethitha B, Madhan B. Queries regarding the effects of a flash-free system on dental plaque accumulation and the bonding-debonding process. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2023;163:453-4.
  5. Ramteke S, Kumar SS, Madhan B. Apriori sample size estimation and reporting in original articles published from 2012 to 2020 in two Asian orthodontic journals. J Orthod Sci. 2022;11:39.
  6. Kumar SS, Ramteke S, Madhan B. Letter to the Editor. Angle Orthod. 2022 May 1;92(3):426.
  7. Nivethitha B, Madhan B. Therapeutic Mandibular Incisor Extraction in Orthodontics: An Overview. Journal of Orofacial Research. 2022;14:56-61
  8. Saravanan R, Krishnan B. A Stepwise Guide to Freehand Bending of Orbital Floor Mesh. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open 2022;10:e4159. Online from 07.03.2022

Current research projects

  1. Analysis of factors contributing to non union of mandible dentate fractures treated by load sharing miniplate osteosynthesis. 
  2. Effect of Virtual Reality Distraction on anxiety levels in Patients Undergoing exodontia - A Randomized Controlled Trial 
  3. Evaluation of the association between 6 N Propythiouracil taste phenotypes and the development of white spot lesion during fixed orthodontic treatment- A Prospective Cohort Study.
  4. Association between the gingival phenotype and the incidence and severity of gingival invagination at premolar extraction sites following space closure in individuals undergoing fixed orthodontic treatment-A multicenter prospective cohort study.
  5. Comparison of telephone and hospital follow-up on patient satisfaction and surgical outcomes after mandibular third molar surgery- An Open-Label Randomized Control Trial.
  6. Evaluation of the effects of pre-etching enamel deproteinization with three different agents, on the survival of bonded orthodontic attachments, in individuals undergoing fixed appliance treatment-A split-mouth randomized controlled trial.
  7. Inter-condylar width control in midline fractures of mandible- A finite element analysis.
Last Updated :06-May-2024