I am a dental professional with a vast clinical experience spanning two decades.
Fluent in English, Hindi, Dogri, Punjabi & French.
Has worked and undertaken social work in relation to the profession for Youth Red Cross, Presentation Convent School, Jodha Mal Public School, Euro Care, Magic Years, Tiny Tots and B. Ed & MBA colleges in and around Jammu.
Comfortable working with Microsoft word, Excel, Power Point & Publisher.
Was the Founder Editor of the Quarterly Newsletter of the Indian Dental Association, Jammu Branch - The Harbinger - the first dental newsletter in Jammu. The same was well received and 4 issues were published till the tenure of the Executive Committee.
Presented a scientific paper titled," The X-files - Does the truth lie there? " at the Scientific deliberations of the Annual Dental Conference of the Indian Dental Association, held at Jammu Tawi on 28th November, 2004.
Co-authored a scientific paper titled," CAD/CAM Myofunctional Appliances - Revolutionisng Inerception of Malocclusion ", at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress, held at New Delhi from 10th to 13th September, 2004.
Co-authored a scientific paper titled, " Fluor Apatite Glass Ceramics (d.SIGN) - A Clinical Overview " at the World Congress on Prosthodontics & 31ST Indian Prosthodontic Society Congress, held at New Delhi from 26th to 29th November, 2003.
Co-authored a scientific paper titled, " Metaless Ceramic Crowns - A Clinical Persepective " at the 6TH J & K State Dental Conference-International, held at Srinagar from 20th to 21st September, 2003.
Co-authored a scientific paper titled, " Aesthetics - From Composites to Porcelains " at the 7TH Annual Dental Conference of the Indian Dental Association, Jammu Branch, held on 30th December, 2001.
Co- Authored a clinical paper titled, " And now, Pedo-Aesthetics " in the Famdent journal: Vol.2,
I have completed the 2 year Degree in First Class, MBA (Hospital Management) from Karaikudi University, Tamil Nadu, in December 2008.
Was enrolled as a Fellow of the Academy of General Education on 18th day of November, 2002.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery - B.R.S. Institute of Dental Sciences, Kot- Billa, Panchkula, Haryana, in 1999.The Institute is recognised by Dental Council of India.
Second B.D.S. - First Class with Distinction.
Distinctions in the following subjects:
a)Oral Anatomy, Physiology and Histology.
b) General and Dental Pharmacology.
Fourth B.D.S. - Stood First in the subject of Orthodontia & Oro-facial Orthopaedics.
Tertiary Education - M.C. Mahajan DAV College for Women, Chandigarh.
Secondary Education - Auckland House School, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
Primary Education - Sacred Heart School, Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh
Presented a Guest Lecture - "Anterior Fracture Restorations" at The Delhi Expodent 2017 at the 3M ESPE - S5 to S10 Stall, Hall 12A on 23rd December, 2017 at New Delhi Pragati Maidan.
Participated in Lecture, " Smile Design - Esthetics with Composites " by Dr. Rattandeep Patil on 26th March, 2017 at Jammu.
Attended a preliminary C.D.E. Program on ," Full Mouth Rehabilitation - What, When, Why and How " by Dr. Moez Khekhani held at Ludhiana, Punjab on 7th and 8th May, 2017 and followed it by an extensive C.D.E, again at Ludhiana, Punjab on 25t, 26th and 27th February, 2017.
Sucessesfully completed a two day workshop on " Basic and Advanced Modern Endodontics " Lecture and hands on conducted at Raipur,Chattisgarh by Dr Krishna Vyas on 15th,16th October 2016.
Attended a one day course on - " Diode Laser Dentistry - Latest Advances in Laser Dentistry " followed by a Hands on - " Diode Lasers " by Dr. Vipul Srivastava, for Biolase, held by Indian Dental Association, Ludhiana, Punjab, on 6th December, 2015.
Attended an Accredited One Day Continuing Dental Education Program on, " Occlusion - Dr. Crown is feeling high " by Dr. Moez Khekhani held by Indian Dental Association, Ludhiana, Punjab on 22nd November, 2015.
Attended: Full day workshop on, " Rotary Endodontics - Basics and Beyond " on 29th March, 2015, held at Jammu, organised by Abbott Healthcare.
Attended: Minimally Invasive Dentistry - Dr. Udatta Kher, conducted by Espertise Interactive Learning by 3M ESPE in association with Indian Association, Jammu on 31st March, 2013.
Attended a Continuing Dental Education on Endodontics by Dr. Vivek Hegde at Hotel Meriidian Palace, Behind Shakuntla Hotel in May, 2012.
Attended an orientation lecture on " NABH Accreditation " by Dr. Gulati at Jammu Club, on 28th April, 2012.
Underwent basic exposure course to Dental Titanium Implants held under the ageis of renowned Dr. Suvarna Nene at Fortune Rivera Inn, Jammu on 23rd February, 2012
Participated in Implantology workshop held at Chandigarh in October, 2010
Participated in Interactive Learning Programme - Laminates the Pathway to Smile Designing & Excellence in Composites under Dr. Pankaj Maheswari by 3M ESPE on 22nd & 23rd May, 2010.
Attended UCSF Programme on Oral Surgery at World Dental Show, Mumbai
Attended UCSF Advanced Programme on Restorative Dentistry at the World Dental Show, 8th to 11th October, 2009.
Attended CDE in Punjab State Dental Conference, Pathankot on 5th & 6th December, 2009.
Attended CDE Program held by IDA Jammu Tawi in june 2008.
Attended Pre-Conference Course: A day with the Expert Endodontist - Dr.Avinash Navare at Pune, in January, 2007.
Attended Pre-Conference Course on Crown & Bridge by Dr. Porus Turner at the Annual Indian Dental Congress, Pune in 2007
Participated in a workshop on Smile Designing & Implantology under the ageis of IIDC by Dr. Shrivastava held at Jammu on 16th April, 2006.
Participated in the Continuing Medical/Dental Education Workshop on Minor Oral Surgical Skills, Bone Plating and Dental Implantology, held at Jammu Tawi from 30th to 31st October, 2004
Attended the seminar cum hands on course on, " Ormocer - the next generation restoratives " at the 56TH Indian Dental Conference held at Bhubaneswar, Orissa from 18th to 23 rd January, 2002.
Participated in the 1st Pedodontics Manipal Alumni Scientific meet held at Manipal, from 6th to 8th January, 1999, where further advancements in the field of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry were assessed.
Participated in the 56TH Indian Dental Conference - National Level, held at Bhubaneswar, Orissa from 18th to 23rd January, 2002
Attended the 5TH Congress of Asian Academy of Preventive Dentistry (AAPD) and the 24TH Conference of Indian Society of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (ISPPD), held at P.G.I.M.E.R., Chandigarh from 14th to 16th November, 2002.
Attended the 6TH J & K State Dental Conference - International, held at Srinagar from 20th to 21st September, 2003.
Attended the FDI Annual World Dental Congress, held at New Delhi from 10th to 13th September, 2004.
Participated in the Annual Dental Conference, held at Jammu Tawi on 28th November, 2004.
Attended J & K Inter-State Dental Conference on 1st & 2nd December, 2006
Attended 10th Annual Dental Conference IDA Jammu on 18th January, 2009.
Attended Ultradent Seminar by Dr. Dan Fischer on 9th October, 2009 at Mumbai
I have been delivering dental care to the patients as a Senior Consultant at Ahal Dental Clinic since Jan1999.
I have been rendering consultancy in the areas of Hospital Resource Management at the JK Medicity Hospital, Jammu Byepass Road, from June 2012 to june 2013.
I have been the Senior Editor & Executive member of Indian Dental Association, Jammu Branch in 2010.I was the founder-editor of " Harbinger ",a quaterly magazine of the association.
I have been rendering Clinical care to E.C.H.S (Ex - Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme) at Ahal Dental Clinic, from 2003 to 2014.
Annual member of Indian Dental Association.
Life Member of Indian Society of Laser Applications (SOLA).