Mentors

Dr. Syed Akifuddin.

Dr. Syed Akifuddin is a 2009 passout postgraduate in Oral and maxillofacial Surgery from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore. His debut in dental implantology was in 2006, when he was allotted a topic in immediate loading implantology for his post graduation research dissertation. In 2014, Dr. Akifuddin achieved his fellowship of the ICOI.

Dr. Akifuddin has been working with cortical implantology since 2014. He currently is an International Implant foundation certified master & Teacher of Immediate functional Loading Implantology .

Dr. Akifuddin has placed more than 6000 implants and is actively placing dental implants and performing complex oral rehabilitations, in challenging situations like atrophic jaws, reconstruction of dental segments in resected jawbones, zygomatic and pterygoid implant placements.


Dr. Bhavana Puvvalla

Dr. Bhavana Puvvalla is a consultant Periodontist and implantologist working presently at Hyderabad, Telangana. She finished her BDS from Kamineni Institute of dental sciences, and completed her MDS from R V dental college, Benguluru.

She has achieved 3rd rank at the university level in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences. She was honored in her college with a memento for “Highest secured in Periodontology” during her Masters. She has 4 international and 3 national publications to her credit and is also an author of a book titled “Periodontal view on “Desquamative Gingival Lesions”. She is also a contributor to a book titled “Classifications in Periodontology – An update”. She also bagged up various prizes and mementos at debates and quiz competitions held by BAP, Bangalore. Not only her excellence is pertained to academics, she is also a very active participant in extracurricular activities. She has also taken part in conducting workshops at R V dental college, Bangalore year 2019. She was a Guest speaker on the occasion of Dentist day, organized by IDA, Khammam, 2019 on the topic “New dimensions in Implantology”. She is renowned for her excellence in the role of Implantology and has been associated with one of the eminent brands in implants, LASAK.


Dr. Indrajith Shetty

Dr. Indrajith Shetty has been in private practice of Periodontics for past few years. Dr. Indrajith Shetty was graduated from Government Dental College and Research Institute Bangalore, and finished his Masters from SDM College of Dental Science and Hospital, Dharwad.

During his post-graduation he had worked exclusively on immediate implant placement in the anterior maxilla under the guidance of his mentor, Dr Sudhindra Kulkarni. He has presented several papers and posters at various national conventions and conferences with ISOI being one of those. With an outstanding clinical skills and knowledge towards aesthetic considerations in implants and soft tissue management, he continued to explore more and grow in the speciality of oral implantology. Dr Shetty has served to the armed forces as Dental Officer at ECHS Mehbubnagar.

Has was also invited as guest speaker and conducted hands-on implant course in “Aesthetic Shastra” National Convention held at SDM Dharwad. In addition to his dental practice he is currently associated with Smile Dental Group as chief consultant and Heading an academy under the banner “Smile Dental Academy”. Dr Indrajith Shetty has published various articles in national and international journals and ongoing publications and research work. A futuristic vision, ethics and unparalled professionalism with keen sight for knowledge has made him the front runner in his field.


Dr Satyanarayana Merugu

Dr Satyanarayana Merugu has completed his BDS from Mamatha Dental College and his MDS from Thaimoogabai Dental College, Chennai. He has done his mastership work on lasers. During his mastership days he has published his research work

He is currently working as an Implantologist and consultant in Hyderabad. H is the Founder and CEO of Dr Satya Dental clinic. He has many national and international publications to his credits. He is actively involved in research work associated with GBR. He has also been guiding many young dentists and training them in his clinic exclusively.


Dr Sidhartha S P Behera

Dr Sidhartha S P Behera, Associate Professor and clinical incharge at KIMS Dental College. Dr Sidhartha S P Behera finished his graduation in the year 2010 and was awarded with gold medal in the subject of Prosthodontics and continuing the passion for the subject he persuaded his masters in Prosthodontics and oral Implantology including maxillofacial prosthetics.

He has also done fellowship in Implantology under Dr. Prasad Joshi at Pune. He was awarded with best paper and table clinic during postgraduation. He has also been invited as guest lecturer in many national and international conferences for the last 4 years. He had successfully conducted preconference courses in IPS conference for the 3 consecutive years. He also has chaired many scientific session for state level and national level conferences. He is reviewer for 5 specialty related and general dentistry journals. To his name he has 30 national and international publications and authored one textbook on dental implant. He is a recognized examiner under Dr NTRUHS


Dr. AmolSangewar

Dr. AmolSangewar completed his BDS from Prestigious SDM college of Dental sciences and hospital in the year 2013, and completed masters from HKE SN Dental College Kalaburagi in the department of Prosthodontics. He is currently working as private practitioner in Bangalore.

He has excellent clinical skills and knowledge in the field of Implantology and is actively treating numerous full mouth implant patients. Apart from Implantology, keen interest in treating TMJ disorders, Orofacial pain, makes him a versatile Prosthodontist.

He is been a keynote speaker for various national conferences while naming a few being, He was awarded with Best speaker at 24th ISOI conference held in Bangalore and Best upcoming Prosthodontist of Karnataka by the prestigious Indian Dental awards. He has conducted various pre conference courses on Implant Impressions to Restorations and was invited as a guest lecturer at “Aesthetic Shastra” National Convention Held at SDM College of Dental Sciences Dharwad. He holds credit of being youngest prosthodontist to deliver a guest lecture at national Convention recognized by Indian Prosthodontics society. He has also been Nominated as Best Prosthodontist of the year 2018 by Prestigious FAMDENT, held at Mumbai. With this being in his basket he has written a sizable number of articles which are being published in various national and international journals in dentistry.

Being an able practitioner with absolute professionalism he is a jovial person with multi-social interactive abilities, as was being called to judge multiple national level fashion parade events across. He is an all in all a lytic cocktail of perfect professionalism and down righteous human being.