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Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences

Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences

A Unit of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University)

Accredited by NAAC with highest A++ Grade

Ranked 77 among Universities by NIRF 2023

A UGC Category 1 Higher Education Institution

Accredited by

NAAC A++

Nirf 2023 among universities

77 Rank

faculty

Name
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Professor

Dr Sanguida A

BDS, MDS, PGDYT

Profile Summary

I completed BDS from Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Gorimedu, Puducherry in 2005 and MDS in Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry  from the Government Dental College, Pandit Bhagwad Dayal Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana in 2011. I have also done Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Therapy (2016) from the Center for Yoga Therapy, Education & Research, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute,  Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry. I believe in 'holistic approach' to general and oral health. I love facilitating learning. I strive to update my knowledge regularly and work towards sharing it with my students and colleagues and apply it in patient care.

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Principal

Dr Aruna Sharma

MDS, PhD

Profile Summary

Dr Aruna completed her BDS from Govt. Dental College and Hospital,  Hyderabad in the year 1994 and was also adjudged as the best outgoing student. She pursued her master’s in the speciality of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry from the same institution in the year 1999. Since then, she was actively engaged in academics and gradually moved up the hierarchy ladder. Her passion for teaching has seen her imparting her knowledge on finer nuances of Pediatric Dentistry to the under-graduate and post-graduate students. She has also been sharing her clinical expertise and has been training the budding dental students in various clinical aspects of Pediatric Dentistry. Her thirst for knowledge and research acumen have resulted in her pursuing doctrate degree in one of the most challenging fields of genetics and Early Childhood Caries. She also keeps herself abreast with recent developments by attending various on-line courses. Her research interests are Genetics of oro-facial diseases, Saliva, Pediatric Haemato-Oncological conditions and Bio-statistics.  She has also been an invited speaker at various national conferences and has attended more than 100 plus workshops, seminars and conferences till date. She has numerous national and international publications to her credit and has completed a certificate course on Hospital Management from the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya Academy, Chennai. Her hobbies include music Carnatic and driving.

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Reader

Dr Suganya M

MDS , PGDHPE

Profile Summary

  1. Dr.Suganya.M has completed Bachelors in Dental Surgery from Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Pondicherry and Masters in Pediatric Dentistry from KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum. She also have completed Post Graduate Diploma in Health Professions education from Sri Balaji vidyapeeth. Her passion is teaching and enjoys the role of facilitator and research mentor for Undergraduate students. Her research interests include Prevention  of Dental trauma and Educational intervention targetting Primary care workers for prevention of early childhood caries. She has many publications in high impact factor indexed journals and also ICMR projects under her credits.

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Senior Lecturer

Dr Katherina Sushmita Barman

BDS, MDS

Profile Summary

Dr. Katherina has completed her BDS from Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, SBV, Puducherry, and holds her MDS degree in Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry from Mahe Institute of Dental Science, Mahe. Her areas of research interest include Pediatric oral pathology, Special care dentistry and Pediatric Endodontics. Her inspiration to become a teacher grew stronger during her undergrad days. It was her faculties and her parents, who instilled in her a love of learning and a desire to share that passion with others. She believes that every student has the potential to learn and excel. Her teaching philosophy is rooted in the idea that education is not just about imparting knowledge but also about inspiring students to think critically, communicate effectively, and become lifelong learners. 

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Senior Lecturer

Dr Kiruthiga K.S

Senior lecturer

Profile Summary

A pediatric dentist passoniate about inspiring children to build a fun and exciting oral hygiene routine.

Skilled in providing comprehensive dental care for children and focuses on patient care promoting healtly smile and positive dental experience

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Senior Lecturer

Dr John Shibin J

BDS, MDS (Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry)

Profile Summary

Dr. J. John Shibin has completed Bachelor in Dental Surgery (2016) and Masters in  Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry (2021) from Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Puducherry.He worked as an Senior Lecturer for 2 years in Sri Venkateshwaraa Dental College, Puducherry. His area of interest  include Special care dentistry.

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Senior Lecturer

Dr Anagha C

BDS,MDS