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NAME: Dr. JITHESH JAIN
POSITION: PROFESSOR AND HEAD
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NAME: Dr. ANAND S R
POSITION: READER 
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NAME: Dr. RENUKA P.  
POSITION: READER  
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NAME: Dr. BHAKTI J. SADHU
POSITION: SENIOR LECTURER
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DEPARTMENT PROFILE:

The Department of Public Health Dentistry (formerly known as Preventive and Community Dentistry) deals with the promotion of oral health through the art of prevention. The department has been actively involved in providing comprehensive oral health care i.e. preventive, therapeutic and rehabilitative care along with health education and motivation for the society.

The department has been offering comprehensive oral care at the institution and in rural areas through fully functional satellite centres, adopted dental clinics at the Tibetan settlement, school dental clinicsand special schools. The department also has state of the art mobile dental units specially designed to provide oral health care at remote and inaccessible areas thereby exposing graduating interns to complex scenarios.

The department regularly conducts health camps as part of its service to societythroughout the far flung southern part of Karnataka and northern part of Kerala. The department has been actively involved in organizing mass awareness campaigns through radio talks, audio-visual health talks, health education exhibitions, street plays and health rallies on special occasions. The department also has an oral health education unitat the Department with visual and material aids to educate patients on oral health.

DEPARTMENT PLAN

Floor area:(in Sq. Ft.)

TOTAL

5333 

P G Clinic

1415

Seminar Room

280

P G Room

120

Sterilization Room

66

Store

160

PROF &HOD Room

120

Staff Room

312

U G Clinic

500

Reception

200

Dental Health Exhibition Room

1200

Waiting Area

660

Stair case

200

Toilet

100

 

 

 

 








 

 

PATIENT INFLOW

Department & Nodal Centre OPD:

Month

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

January

-

935

1,208

1,239

1,170

1,285

1,238

February

-

814

1,151

1,017

1,025

1,157

1,072

March

-

1,094

1,161

1,264

1,080

1,269

1,261

April

-

1,314

1,175

2,156

1,280

1,332

 

May

1,175

1,382

1,342

1,275

1,432

1,508

 

June

1,129

1,244

1,194

1,179

1,301

1,492

 

July

1,289

1,285

1,256

1,252

1,265

1,470

 

August

1,232

1,174

1,211

1,143

1,265

1,482

 

September

966

1,167

1,044

1,111

1,363

1,280

 

October

1,189

1,221

1,221

1,239

1,244

1,389

 

November

1,045

1,075

1,239

1,162

1,287

1,161

 

December

925

1,131

1,359

1,304

1,285

1,168

 

Total

8,950

13,836

14,561

15,341

14,997

15,993

 

Details of Patients Treated in the Nodal Centers (till 31st December 2015):

S. No.

Date of Inception

Distance

Total No. Attended

School Dental Unit,
COPS, Gonikoppal

05-08-2002

18 kms

4,026

2

Ponnampet Nodal Centre,
Sri Ramakrishna Sevashram Hospital, Ponnampet

23-04-2003
(till 30-04-2009)

24 kms

4,109

3

Siddapur Dental Clinic

12-12 2004

18 kms

29,428

4

Town Clinic, Virajpet

01-01-2005
(till 30-06-2012)

2 kms

10,482

5

Kushalnagar Dental Clinic

15-02-2006

50 kms

59,968

6

Dental Clinic,
Tso-JheKhangsar Charitable Hospital, Bylakuppe

01-07-2009

60 kms

8,913

7

Dental Clinic,
Sermey Social Service Hospital, Bylakuppe

01-07-2009

60 kms

7,117

8

Ballele Dental Clinic, Ballele

23-05-2011
(till 30-06-2013)

40 kms

1,340

9

Dental Clinic,
Govt. Hospital, Virajpet

03-10-2012

2 kms

5,468

10

Kodagu Dental Clinic, Madikeri

01-08-2014

29 kms

870

 

Total

 

 

131,721

 Details of Free Oral and Dental Camps conducted (till 31st December 2015):

Total number of camps                                   : 839
Total number of subjects attended                 : 1, 41,909
Total number of subjects treated                    : 68,489

ACHIEVEMENTS

Conferences/CDE/CDH activity conducted:

  • National Workshop on Teaching Methodology and Tobacco Cessation Curriculum on 3rd and 4thSeptember 2010.
  • “Street Play” on 31st May 2013 at Gonikoppal to celebrate “World No Tobacco Day” along with IDA –Coorg Branch.
  • 10th National IAPHD Post Graduate Convention will be held on 9th and 10th of July 2016 at Coorg.

FACULTY PROFILE


Dr. JITHESH JAIN(Professor and Head of Department)

Dr. Jithesh Jain completed his BDS from AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore in 1992and his MDS (Public Health Dentistry) in 1999 from SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad.
He is currently working as Professor and Head in the Department of Public Health Dentistry and is member of Disciplinary committee of CIDS, Virajpet.He is a PG guide with several completed and ongoing research projects.He is also the Vice Principal (Academics) of the Institution.

Recent Publications
:

  1. MutumBidyalaxmi, Jain Jithesh, Ananda S.R., S. Supreetha, K.N. Abhishek, Shreyas O. Assessment of Dental Myths among the Subjects attending a Dental Institution in Virajpet, Karnataka. International Journal of Contemporary Medical Research; Volume 3; Issue 1; January 2016.
  2. VivekSivakumar, Jithesh Jain, ShreyasTikare, ShanavasPalliyil, SaherKandamKulangara, PavanPatil. Perception of Diet Counselling among dental students in India. Saudi Journal of Oral Sciences; Vol 3; No.1; January 2016; 36-41.
  3. VivekSivakumar, Jithesh Jain, HemanthBattur, PavanUdayPatil, Sunil Lingaraj, ShanavazPalliyil. Exploring Oral Health Beliefs and Behaviour among Tibetan Immigrants of Bylakuppe; Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry
  4. Chancy Uthaman, Peter Simon Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, SupreethaShamrao, Vipin Jain. Perception of Personal Dental Appearance and Dental Aesthetic Index Score among 18 to 20 year old college students in Rural South India; Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry; Vol. 13; No. 6; 2016.
  5. KanuvanaghattaNagesh Abhishek, SupreethaShamrao, Jithesh Jain, ReshmiHaridas, Sunil LingarajAjagannavar, SnehaChandrashekharKhanapure. Impact of caries prevalence on oral health related quality of life among police personnel in Virajpet; Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry; Vol. 4; No.3;
  6. SupreethaShamrao, Jithesh Jain, Sunil LingarajAjagannavar, ReshmiHaridas, ShreyasTikare, AmruthaAmmanichandaKalappa. Knowledge and attitude regarding management of tooth avulsion injuries among school teachers in rural India; Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry; November 2014; Vol.4; Supplement 1;
  7. C.B. Sudeep, Peter Simon Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, NithinPrataap, Vipin Jain, Mathew Maliyil. Awareness of emergency drugs use among students and teaching faculty in a dental college in Coorg, Karnataka; Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry; Vol.12; Issue 3; July-September 2014;
  8. Sunil LingarajAjagannavar, Peter Simon Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, HemantBattur. Dental neglect among college going adolescents in Virajpet, India; Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry; Vol.12; Issue 3; July-September 2014;
  9. S. Vivek, Jithesh Jain, Sequeira Peter Simon, HemanthBattur, S. Supreetha, ReshmiHaridas. Association of ABO Blood Group and Rh factor with Periodontal Disease in a population of Virajpet, Karnataka: A Cross-Sectional Study; Journal of International Oral Health; July-August 2013; 5(4); 30-34;
  10. Mathew M.J., Jithesh Jain, Peter Simon Sequeira, Vipin Jain K., Sudeep C.B., Reshmi J.K. Antimicrobial efficacy of ozonated water and chlorhexidinemouthrinse on PorphyromonasGingivalis: An Invitro Study; Journal Odontol Research 2013; Volume1; Issue 1;
  11. Abhishek K.N., Jithesh Jain, Sneha C. Khanapure, Shilpa M. Ergonomics – Work Smart, Be Safe!!; J. Adv Med Dent Science 2013; 1(2); 34-39;
  12. Anzil K.S. Ali, Peter Simon Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, Mahesh H., Vivek S., Supreetha S. Exploring oral hygiene practices and Periodontal status of Fishermen population of Mahe – A Cross Sectional Study; J Odontol Research 2013; 1(2); 34-42;
  13. Shilpa M., Jithesh Jain, Ananda S.R., Mahesh Hiregoudar, Abhishek K.N., Sneha C.K. Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Anganwadi Workers Regarding Oral Health of Children in Virajpet Taluk. Journal of Advanced Oral Research. Sep-Dec 2014; 5(3): 18-23.
  1. Khanapure SC, Jain J, Ananda SR, Supreetha S, Abhishek KN, and Shilpa M. Cheiloscopy: The study of lip prints in relation to gender and geographic distribution. Int J Sci Stud 2014; 2(9):1-6.
  2. H ArunaKumari, S R Ananda, Jain Jithesh, K N Abhishek: Knowledge of Legal Issues and Consumer Protection Act among Dentists in Coorg District Karnataka. Int J Dent Health Sci 2015; 2(1):14-2.
  3. KiranMetai, S R Ananda, Jain Jithesh, A. Aravind. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among College Students in Coorg District. Accepted in. Journal of Advanced Oral Research. 2014.
  1. Vipin Jain k, Peter S Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, Mathew M. J. Sudeep CB. Evaluation of oral health status of the children attending pre-school at All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore.  Karnataka State Dental Journal. 2013; 32(1): 9-12.
  2. Vivek S, Jithesh Jain, Peter S Sequeira, HemantBattur, ShreyasTikare, Amit Mahuli. Understanding oral health believes and behavior among PaniyanTribals in Kerala, India; J. Int. Oral Health; Volume 4; Issue 2; May-August 2012: 23-27;
  3. ShreyasTikare, Jithesh Jain, Supreetha S, Peter Sequeira Simon.P-value- A dictum. Journal of Multidisciplinary Dentistry. 2012; 1(1): 1-4.
  4. Shamarao S, Mannur S, Peter S Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, HemantBattur, ShreyasTikare, Amit Mahuli. Antifungal Activity of Ginger Extract on Candida Albicans: An In-vitro Study Journal of Dental Sciences and Research 2011; 2(2):1-5.
  5. Jithesh J, Sequeira P, Dasar P, Chinmaya BR, Tikare S, Mahuli A. Teachers’ perception on current teaching methodology and tobacco cessation counseling in the subject of Public Health Dentistry – A survey report. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry. 2011; 17: 10-13
  6. Prakash Rajasundaram, Peter Simon Sequeira, Jithesh Jain. Perceptions of Dental Students in India about Smoking Cessation Counseling. 2011; 75(12): 1603-11
  7. ReshmiHaridas, Peter S Sequeira, Jithesh Jain, HemantBattur, ShreyasTikare, Amit Mahuli. Gender and Ethnic variations in the crown dimensions of maxillary canines and first molars in a population of Coorg, Karnataka. Indian Journal of Forensic Odontology. 2010; 4(3):111-8

 

DR. ANANDA S.R. (Reader)

Dr. Ananda S.R completed BDS – from Bapuji Dental College, Davangere, and MDS (Public Health Dentistry) From College of Dental Sciences, Davangere in 2009.He has completed hisPost Graduate Diploma in Advanced Biostatistics and SAS programme fromCliniminds, Bangalore.

He is currently working as Reader in the Department of Public Health Dentistry and is NSS Program Officer of CIDS, Virajpet. He is a PG guide with several completed and ongoing research projects.

Recent Publications:

  1. Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy. Occupational Exposures Occurring among Dental Students in two Dental Teaching Institutions of Davangere City, India. JIAPHD 2007; 10: 27-34.
  2. Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Mythri H, Dr. SudhanshuSaxena, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy. Plaque removal efficacy of Tooth Brushes with Different Bristle Designs - A four period cross over study. JIAPHD 2009; 13: 64-69.
  3. Dr. Mythri H, Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. SudhanshuSaxena, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy.            Effect of Pre Procedural Rinsing with an Antimicrobial agent on Aerosols in a Mobile Dental Unit. JIAPHD 2009; 13: 76-79.
  4. Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Mythri H, Dr. SudhanshuSaxena, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy. Nitric Oxide Concentrations in Saliva and Dental Plaque in relation to Oral Hygiene Status. JIAPHD 2009; 13:76-79.
  5. Ananda S R, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy. Salivary Fluoride Levels after Brushing with Dentifrices Containing Different Concentration of Fluoride. JIAPHD 2009; 13: 76-79.
  6. Dr. Thippeswamy H.M., Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy. Fluoride Content in Bottled Waters Carbonated Soft Drinks and Fruit Juices in Davangere City, India. IJDR 2010; 21(4):528¬30.
  7. Dr. Ananda S R, Mythri H, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy. The Acidogenic Potential of Different Milk Formulas on Dental Plaque pH. Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry 2012; 10(3):225-30.
  8. Dr. Mythri H, Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Prashant GM, Dr. Chandu GN, Dr. VVS Reddy Effectiveness of two Antimicrobial Mouth rinses in Comparison with Dental Floss in Controlling Interproximal Gingivitis and Plaque - A Six Month Clinical Trial.   Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry 2011; 1:31-35.
  9. Dr. Mythri H, Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Chandu GN. Journey of Thousand Miles Begins With A Single Step" - An Adage for Incremental Dental Care. Indian Journal of Dental Sciences. 2012; 2(4):90-92.
  10. Dr. Kiran Kumar KS, Dr. Ananda SR, Dr. Ramesh K Nadiger3, Dr. NP Patil A Comparative Study of the Effectiveness of Metal Surface Treatment in Controlling Microleakage of Two Different Metal and Acrylic Resin Interface.           Research and Reviews: Journal of Dental Science. 2013; 1(2): 7-12.
  11. Dr. Mounesh Kumar CD, Dr. Suresh KV, Dr. Pramod RC, Dr. Anand SR. An Unusual Case of OdontogenicFibromyxoma of Anterior Maxilla. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. 2012; 3(4):60-63.
  12. Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Mythri H. A comparative study of fluoride release from two different sealants. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry 2014.
  13. Dr. SudhanshuSaxena, Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Mythri H. Perceived sources of stress among bioallied science students of South India. International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2014; 6(8):335-38.
  14. Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Mythri H. Prevalence & comparison of Cigarette smoking habits among health care professional students. Indian Journal of Research in Pharmacy and Biotechnology 2014; 2(4):1366-70.
  15. Dr. Ananda S R, Dr. Mythri H. Parental Knowledge of Preventive Dentistry Procedures and Its Utilization. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences 2014.
  16. Shilpa M., Jithesh Jain, Ananda S.R., Mahesh Hiregoudar, Abhishek K.N., Sneha C.K. Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices of Anganwadi Workers Regarding Oral Health of Children in Virajpet Taluk. Journal of Advanced Oral Research. Sep-Dec 2014;5(3): 18-23.
  17. Khanapure SC, Jain J, Ananda SR,Supreetha S, Abhishek KN, and Shilpa M. Cheiloscopy: The study of lip prints in relation to gender and geographic distribution. Int J Sci Stud 2014; 2(9):1-6.
  18. H ArunaKumari, S R Ananda, Jain Jithesh, K N Abhishek: Knowledge Of Legal Issues And Consumer Protection Act Among Dentists in Coorg District Karnataka.Int J Dent Health Sci 2015; 2(1):14-2.
  19. KiranMetai, S R Ananda, Jain Jithesh, A. Aravind. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life among College Students in Coorg District. Accepted in. Journal of Advanced Oral Research. 2014.
  20. Mythri H, K R Kashinath, Ananda S R, K V Suresh, J V Bharateesh. Enhancing the Dental Professional’s Responsiveness towards Domestic Violence; A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015 Jun, Vol-9(6): 51-53.

DR. RENUKA P. (Reader)

Dr. Renuka P. completed BDS in 2004 from Bapuji Dental College, Davangere, and MDS (Public Health Dentistry) in 2012 from M.S. Ramaiah Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka.

She is currently working as Reader in the Department of Public Health Dentistry of CIDS, Virajpet. She has several completed and ongoing research projects.

Recent Publications:

  1. “Reaching the unreached – A case report on oral health promotion for high risk HIV patients” – Published in Journal of Dentovision in 2011.
  2. “The art and science of questionnaire design” – Published in Journal of Indian Journal of Public Health Dentistry in December 2011.
  3. Review On “Influence Of Host Genes On Dental Caries” Published in Journal of IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMSVolume 4, Issue 3 (Jan.- Feb. 2013), PP 86-92
  4. Review on Defluoridation Techniques of Water. Published in Journal of The International Journal Of Engineering And Science (Ijes) ||Volume||2 ||Issue|| 3 ||Pages|| 86-94 ||2013|| 
  5. Assessing impact of oral diseases on oral health related quality of life of institutionalized elderly using OHIP-14 in Bengaluru: A cross sectional study. Published in Journal of IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS) Volume 6, Issue 6 (May.- Jun. 2013), PP 57-64
  6. Leaflet Preparation and Validation Procedures. Published in Journal of Universal Journal of Public Health  1(3): 110 -114, 2013  
  7. Effectiveness of Health Belief Model in Motivating for Tobacco Cessation and to Improving Knowledge, Attitude and Behavior of Tobacco Users. Journal of Cancer and Oncology Research   2(4): 43-50.

DR. BHAKTI SADHU(Senior Lecturer)

Dr. Bhakti Sadhu has completed her BDS in 2011 and MDS (Public Health Dentistry) in 2015 from A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore. She has also completed her PG Diploma in Bioethics and Medical Ethics (PGDBEME) from Centre of Bioethics, Yenepoya University, Mangalore. She has been a Trainee Surveyor in International Course on Surveying and Evaluating Ethical Review Practices, Yenepoya University Ethics Committee, Mangalore. She has also completed 6 months Certificate Course on Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Methodology from Manipal University.

She is currently working as Senior Lecturer in the Department of Public Health Dentistry atCIDS, Virajpet. She has several completed and ongoing research projects.  

Recent Publications:

  1. VijayaHegde, Bhakti Sadhu, Shubhan Alva. “Correlation between Total Antioxidant Capacity and CD4 Counts in HIV Infected Patients –A Pilot Study.” Karnataka State Dental Journal, 2013; 32(2).
  2. VijayaHegde, Bhakti Sadhu, Pooja Shetty. “The Knowledge of HIV/AIDS among the School Teachers of Mangalore City, Karnataka.” Journal of Post Graduate Dentistry, Jan – June 2014; 5(1): 37- 40.

 

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