Collaboration

Memorandum of understanding
  • Cleft child international(2003)
  • Smile care
  • Indian dental association(National Oral cancer registry)-2018
  • Osaka Dental University(2015)

Linkages

  • Universite of Toulose-Paul Sabatier(2015)
  • Regional Cancer centre, Trivandrum
  • M.S.Ramaiah Institute of dental sciences(2017)
  • Hasannamba dental college(2017)
  • Dayanand Sagar dental college(2018)
  • Okayama Dental School(2015)
External funded student projects(2013-2016)
SI No Funding agency Topic Guide Principal investigator Grant amount Year
1 ICMR Correlation between Salivary Lactate Dehydrogenase and the histological differentiations of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma– A biochemical study. Dr. Audrey M. D’Cruz Ms.Varsha Pathiyil 10,000/- 2013(completed)
2 ICMR Salivary superoxide dismutase levels in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma-a clinicopathological study Dr.Shishir Ram Shetty Mr.Bhavin Joshi 10,000/- 2013(completed)
3 ICMR Salivary arginase levels in smokers and non smokers with periodontitis Dr.Shruthi Hegde Ms.Cynthia Nunes 10,000/- 2013(completed)
4 ICMR Association of chronic periodontitis and hyper lipidemia Dr.Amitha Ramesh Ms.Pooja 10,000/- 2013(completed)
5 ICMR Clinical Evaluation of the effect of Gutkha (Smokeless tobacco) use on Oral Hygiene status and periodont Dr.Shamila Shetty Ms.Lisa Jolly 10,000/- 2013(completed)
6 ICMR Clinical Evaluation of the effect of Gutkha (Smokeless tobacco) use on Oral Hygiene status and periodontal health Dr.Nina Shenoy Ms.Madhura 10,000/- 2014(completed)
7 ICMR Comparative analysis of the severity of periodontal disease among elderly males with different levels of physical activity Dr.Smitha Shetty Mr.Smeet Gusani 10,000/- 2014(completed)
8 ICMR Levels of mercury among children who consume sea water fish with and without amalgam restoration. Prof. (Dr) Amitha M. Hegde Aisha Niha Ibrahim 10,000/- 2014(completed)
9 ICMR Comparative evaluation of the effect of new age remineralizing agents on enamel surface hardness; and in-vitro study Prof. (Dr.) Darshana Devadiga PoojaM R 10,000/- 2014(completed)
10 ICMR Comparative Evaluation of the effect of new age remineralizing agents on enamel surface hardness and in vitro study Dr. Chitharanjan Shetty Akhil C Rao 10,000/- 2014(completed)
11 ICMR Myeloperoxidase Levels in the Serum and Saliva of Patients with Squamous Cell Carcinoma- A Biochemical Study Dr.Vidya Ajila Varsha Ravi 10,000/- 2014(completed)
12 ICMR Comparative evaluation of bond strength &Microleakage of two nano-composites Dr.Shruthi Attavar Nishmitha Hegde 10,000/- 2015(completed)
13 ICMR Oral health status of autistic children and awareness of care providers towards their oral hygiene Dr.Vabitha Shetty Sanu Susan Sam 10,000/- 2015(completed)
14 ICMR Prevalence of lowback pain and Carpal tunnel syndrome among dental practitioners in Dakshina Kannada and Coorg districts Dr.Anupama Prasad Drithi Appachu 10,000/- 2015(completed)
15 ICMR Salivary biomarker levels and oral health status of Autistic children-A comparative study Dr.Srikala Bhandary Nidhi Hari 10,000/- 2015(completed)
16 ICMR Estimation of salivary pH and viability of Streptococcus mutans on chewing Tulsi(Ocimum sanctum) leaves Dr.Nikita Loyalekar Sharmin Kadkhodayan 10,000/- 2015(completed)
17 ICMR Candidal load in mouth cavity of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease Dr.Chittaranjan Chowdhuryy Sunena Shetty 10,000/- 2015(completed)
18 ICMR Estimation of salivary thiocyanate levels among tobacco users,non-users and passive smokers. Dr.Audrey Madonna Dcruz Anita Benny 10,000/- 2015(completed)
ICMR grants for (Postgraduate thesis)
SI No Funding agency Topic Guide Principal investigator Grant amount Year
1 ICMR A comparative evaluation of micronutrient levels in serum of DM type II patients and healthy individuals Dr Sharath K.S Dr.Manavi Prabhu. 25,000/- 2013
2 ICMR Comparison of endothelial function in healthy, chronic perioodontitis and Myocardial infarction patients. Dr.Santhosh Shenoy Dr.Anahitha Punj 25,000/- 2015

Externally funded faculty projects

SI No Funding agency Topic Guide Grant amount year
1 ICMR “Comparative Evaluation of saliva and dental caries in HIV +ve patients – an in vivo study” Dr. Amit Malhotra
Prof. (Dr.) Mithra N. Hegde
9,24,000/- 2013
2 Vision Group on Science and Technology “Altered salivary and serum biomarkers in dental caries disease” Dr.Aparna Ashok
Dr.Amit Malhotra
Prof. (Dr.) Mithra N. Hegde
30,000/- 2013
3 PLANMECA Awareness of application of CBCT among dentists in Mangalore Shishir Ram Shetty
Subhas Babu
Renita Castelino
20,000/- 2014
4 M.I.S., Israil Evaluation of peri implant bone level around implants with standard abutments and platform switched abutments-a clinical study Prof.(Dr) Chethan Hegde
Prof.(Dr) Manoj Shetty
4,00,000/- 2010
5 BRNS Effect of radiation on the biomechanical behaviour of root filled teeth and radio protective effect of remineralising agent on the enamel Prof. (Dr.)Mithra N Hegde 16,04,500/- 2016
6 ICMR Study of the Morphological variations and age changes in permanent maxillary premolars by a new and innovative method of plastination of transparent teeth Dr. Chethana 2,21,659/- 2016
7 ICMR-DHR Projects) Indian Council of Medical Research under grant in Aid Scheme of the Department of Health Research for Inter-sectoral Convergence and Co-ordination Plastination a new method for preservation of oral hard and soft tissue Biopsy specimen in comparison with the conventional method of preservation with formalin Dr Urvashi Shetty 2,07,500/- 2016
8 Geistlich Histomorphometric Analysis of Extraction Socket Healing following Bone Augmentation Dr.Porus Turner 2,00,000/- 2018
9 Bredent medical GmbH & Co. clinical trials for zirconium implants Dr.Rakshith Hegde 1,60,000/- 2018
10 Parkinson’s improvement programme Palmitoyl aspartate project Dr.Shahnawaz 63,000+3,80,000/- 2018

STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

SI No Name of the Student Name of the guides(s) Project Title Grant amount
POST GRADUATES (2013)
1 Ms.Shabeer
Mohd Madani
Dr.Biju Thomas A comparative evaluation of superoxide dismutase catalase, gluthione and total antioxidant level in the serum of healthy gingivitis chronic periodontitis patients – a clinic biochemical study. 12825/-
2 Dr.Sheehan R D'souza Dr.Amitha Ramesh A comparative evaluation of micronutrient (Zn,cu and Se ) levels in healthy, gingivitis chronic periodontitis patients-a clinic biochemical study. 47,520/-
3 Dr. Aiswarya Ann Babu D.Preeth Shetty Evaluation of potential to inhibit demineralization of a new dental cream containing hydroxyl apatite fluoride and xylitol. 10,000/-
4 Dr.Preethi V.C Dr.Amitha Hegde Efficacy of chemomechanical means of caries removal over conventional technique,
A comparative clinical study.,
10,000/-
5 Dr. Ankur Tailor Dr.Nina Shenoy To compare and evaluate the efficacy of Bifluoride 12 diode laser and Bifluoride 12 in combination with diode laser in treatment of dential hypersensitivity – A clinical study.
5,000/-
6 Dr. Riya Mariam Verghese Dr. Biju Thomas Use of gingival crevicular blood for measuring blood glucose in diabetic patients: A clinic biochemical study. 4,389/-
7 Dr.Sonal Subhaschandra Dodhiya Dr. Ganesh T. Bhat Estimation and evaluation of effect of water purification on fluoride levels in drinking water in Mangalore city. 22,000/-
8 Dr.Divya Tahiliani Dr.Mithra N. Hegde Salivary analysis and its correlation with dental caries in type II diabetes patients 6,847/-
9 Dr. Shabin S. Dr. Mithra N. Hegde Cytotoxic evaluation of resin luting agents. 10,000/-
10 Dr.Bijesh A.J Dr. Mithra N. Hegde Cytotoxic evaluation of glass ionomer cements. 10,000/-
11 Dr.Ankit Sajnani Dr. Mithra N. Hegde Leaching of Monomers from Methacrylate based nano- Composites – an in Vitro study. 10,000/-
12 Dr.Sakshi malhotra Dr. Mithra N. Hegde Effect of Revascularization on young permanent teeth:A clinical study 10,000/-
13 Dr.Suvidh Virmani Dr. Mithra N. Hegde A clinical study on the Efficacy of Mineral trioxide Aggregate when used as a surgical root end filling material – an in vivo study. 10,000/-
14 Dr.Joshi Aum Bharath Dr.Manju Gopakumar To compare the efficacy of nitrous oxide and oral ketamine with oral midazolam sedation in children undergoing minor dental procedures 10,000/-
15 Dr.Ishani Vakil Dr.Vabitha Shetty A resin infiltration technique to manage white spot lesion 10,000/-
16 Dr.Roleen Pereira Dr.Vabitha Shetty Evaluation of antioxidant property and antimicrobial substantivity and DNA damage of neem and cocoa mouthwash with honey 10,000/-
17 Dr Subhima goel Dr.Amitha Hegde Evaluation of antioxidant property and antimicrobial substantivity and DNA damage of green tea and cocoa mouthwash with honey 10,000/-
2014
1 Dr.Adrija Kar (Prof), Dr. Rajmohan Y Shetty Urine Analysis of Children residing near uranium mines in Gogi Karnataka. 10,000/-
2 Dr.Lekshmi R Suresh Prof.(Dr. Vabitha Shetty Effect of virtual reality distraction on pain and anxiety during dental treatment in a Autistic children. 69,000/-
3 Dr.Priyanka K Prof.(DR) Amitha M Hegde Effect of Healthy drinks on tooth, with and without sugar-in-virto study. 13,960/-
4 Dr.Minu Mathew Prof.(DR) Amitha M Hegde Eruption and shedding pattern in human twins-A comparision between monozygotic and dizygotic twins. 3,000/-
5 Dr.Shah Tanvi Jithendra Prof.(Dr.) Manju Gopa Kumar Effects of paneer on the erosive potential of carbonated drinks-An in vivo-study. 11,800/-
6 Dr.Sherin Sara George Dr.Amarashree Shetty Survey on preventive and treatment regimens for oral complications resulting from cancer chemotherapy in pediatric patients. 3,000/-
7 Dr.Priyanka Pampani Dr.Santhosh Shenoy Estimation of oxidative stress level in saliva and serum of chronic periodontitis patients with and without ischemic heart disease -A clinico-biochemical study. 18,103/-
8 Dr.Beena Anil Mathew Prof .Dr.Biju Thomas A comparative Evaluation of Antioxidant levels in serum and saliva of chronic periodontitis patients with and without diabetes mellitus type 2. 10,737/-
9 Dr.Shaheen V Prof(Dr.) Mithra N Hegde Efficacy of chitosan as root canal irrigant in disinfection protocol in endodontics. 26,500/-
10 Dr. Raksha Bhat
Dr. Preethesh Shetty
Prof(Dr.) Mithra N Hegde "Disinfection protocol in Endodontics- A comparative Analysis. 15,300/-
11 Dr.Ankita Wali Prof(Dr.) Mithra N Hegde Compressive strength of different glass Ionomer cements-A comparative Analysis 27,000/-
12 Dr.Radhika Jain Prof(Dr.) Mithra N Hegde To compare the wear resistance of a zirconia based glass ionomer cement resin based glass ionomer cement and nanocomposite- An in vitro study. 25,000/-
13 Dr.Agumbe Priyanka Prakash Prof. (Dr.)Amitha Ramesh A.Comparativ study of total Antioxidant level and melatonin hormone in the saliva of women in the reproductive age group and post menopause 47,275/-
14 Dr.Manavi Prabhu Prof. (Dr.) Biju Thomas
Prof. (Dr.)Amitha Ramesh
Association between dysilpedemia diabetes and chronic periodontal infection 13,200/-
15 Dr.Nireeksha Prof (Dr.) Mithra Hegde Role of salivary urease and arginine deininase levels in dental caries: an invivo-study 20,000/-
16 Dr.Mehta foram
Dr Shaheen Abootty
Prof (Dr.) MithraHegde Comparative evaluation of antimicrobial activity of four different herbal extracts on cariogenic bacteria 8,000/-
17 Dr.Reema M Rao Prof(Dr.) Nina Shenoy Estimation of serum & Saliva Level of Resistin in obese paEstimation of patients with Periodontitis 25,000/-
18 Dr.Roshni jaiswal Prof(Dr.) Nina Shenoy Evaluation of Association between Psychological stress and serum cortisol levels in patients with Chronic Periodontitis 25,000/-
19 Dr. Adapa Swathi Prof(Dr.)Amitha Ramesh Estimation of salivary levels of interliu in-6 and Albumin in Patients with Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma and in Patients with Chronic Periodontitis 25,000/-
20 Dr.Anish Kumar Lagisetti
Dr.Arjun Korath
Prof(Dr.) MithraHegde To evaluate the size and location. Apical Constriction of Mandibular Premolars- A CBCT Study 25,000/-
21 Dr.Parikh Megha Ashwin Prof(Dr.) Krishna Nayak Physiologic changes and Microbial counts in saliva of Patients with fixed Orthodontic Appliances 12,000/-
22 Dr.Bohra Sumit Ashok Prof(Dr.) Krishna Nayak Effect of Initial Orthodontic Activation on Myeloperoxidase- Enzymatic Activity in Patients with Dental Crowding 10,000/-
23 Dr.Anilket Potnis Prof(Dr.) Ashothosh Shetty Role of Chord in (CHRD) gene Polymorphism on various mandibular morphology and its effect on the Mandibular ramus and corpus -a Genetic study 25,000/-
2015
1 Dr.Shiny Inasu Prof .Dr.Biju Thomas Evaluation of serum and salivary Sialic Acid and Nitric Oxide levels in chronic periodontium patients 6,750/-
2 Dr.Anahita Punj Dr.Santhosh Shenoy Estimation of total Antioxidant levels in saliva and serum of chronic periodontitis patients with and without is chemic heart disease. 12,350/-
3 Dr.Safat Sadiq Prof (Dr.)Rahul Bhandarty Association between periodontal disease and head and neck cancer and estimation of C-reactive protein: A clinical and biochemical study. 40,000/-
4 Dr.Nikhitha Aswath Prof. (Dr.) Vabitha Shetty Effect of apple on total antioxidant capacity of saliva (An in vivo study). 7,900/-
5 Dr.Parvathy Chandra Dr.Nikita Lolayekar Evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of Tulsi Crude extract against. H.pylori An-in-vitro study. 19,000/-
6 Dr.Ankit varun Prof,(Dr) Amitha M Hegde Effectiveness of an :"Oral Health Promoter- toolbox among the various groups of differently abled children" 14,000/-
7 Dr.Atysha Mohindroo Dr.Akhil shetty Effect of orthodontic force application on specific biochemical mediator levels 42,000/-
2016
1 Dr.Nireeksha Prof. (Dr.)Mithra Hegde Expression of Circulatory and Salivary heat shock protein 70 in individuals undergoing radiotherapy 25,000
2 Dr.Preethesh Shetty Prof. (Dr.)Mithra Hegde Epidemiological survey on caries premolars in southern coastal population 25,000
3 Dr.Vandana Sadananda Prof. (Dr.)Mithra Hegde Comparative evaluation of cycle fatigue resistance of four nickel titanium endodontic rotary instruments 25,000

NITTE UNIVERSITY - STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

SI No Name of the Student Name of the guides(s) Project Title Grant amount
UNDERGRADUATES (2013)
1 Ms.B.Shravya Kalavant Dr.Shamila Shetty Status of Vitamin C and Iron in Saliva and serum of patients with and without periodontal diseases 7,228/-
2014
1 Yuga Naik Dr Vidya Ajila Vitamin C levels in Obese and Non Obese individuals with Periodontitis 10,000
2 Cynthia Nunes Dr.Shruthi Hegde Estimation of salivary arginase and nitric oxide levels in patients with oral potentially malignant disorders and oral squamous cell carcinoma 10,000
2015
1 Ms. Arya Ashok Prof (Dr.) Amitha Ramesh "A Comparative study of ascorbic acid levels in systemically healthy patients with and without Periodontitis 12,000/-
2 Farah Demeri Dr.Mamatha Shekhar Shetty Association of green tea and Periodontal health-A myth or reality 10,000/-
3 Nishmitha N.Hegde Dr. Shruthi Attavar "A Comparative Evaluation of Compressive strength of bulk fill composite-An In vitro study 5,000/-
2016
1 Ms.Nishmitha N Hegde Dr.Shruthi Attavar Antimicrobial effect of Posterior Restorative Materials on Streptococcus mutans 10,000/-
2 Ms.K.Shreya Shetty DDr.Aditya Shetty A study of the morphology of mesiobuccal 2(mb2)canals in maxillary first molars using cone beam computed tomography (cbct) 7,500/-
3 Ms.Shrima B Kateel Dr.Amitha Ramesh Effect of antioxidant therapy in adjunct to scaling and root planning in patients with chronic gingivitis 5,000/-
4 Ms.Ujjvala Vinay Pyati Dr.Vinaya Bhat A study to assess the cytotoxicity of dental amalgam and dental composite resin 10,000/-
5 Ms. Devika K Nair Dr.Reddy Upasana Jayaram Cytotoxic effect of composite resin filling material on human gingival fibroblasts 10,000/-
6 Ms. Anjana Rajan Dr.Chitharanjan Shetty Comparative evaluation of microleakage of class v restoration with glass ionomer cement and composite restoration 10,000/-
2017
1 Ms.Manish Rai Dr.Urvashi.A.Shetty
Lecturer Dept. Of Oral Pathology & Micrology
Correlation of Cheiloscopy, Rugoscopy- Aid as a triple clue in forensic identification during legal proceedings and criminal investigations 10,000/-
2 Ms.Shrimaa B Kateel Dr. Amitha Ramesh
Professor Dept of Periodontics
Effect of green tea in moderate gingivitis 4,000/-
3 Mr. Kalmady Arjun Kini Dr. Shishir Shetty
Professor Dept of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
Microleakage evaluation of an alkasite restorative material.- An in vitro dye penetration study. 10,000/-
4 Mr.Damodar Hegde M Dr.Varsha Vittal Salian
Lecturer Dept. Of Oral Pathology & Micrology
Comparative efficacy of virgin coconut oil and chlorhexidine as an oral antimicrobial: A pilot study 10,000/-
5 Ms.Shreshta Hegde Dr.Tripthi.P S
Lecturer Dept. Of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Analysis of periapical lesion biopsies –A histopathologic retrospective and prospective study 0
6 Mr. Dhruv Ahuja Dr.Prajwal Shetty
Associate Professor Dept. Of Orthodontic and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Analysis of Streptococcus mutans level with the use of different mouth rinse during orthodontic treatment. 10,000/-

FACULTY PROJECTS

SI No Principal Investigator Name of Co-Investigator Project title Grant amount
2014
1 Dr.Chitta Ranjan Chowdhury Prof. (Dr.) Anand Bangera
Prof. (Dr.) Rajeev T.P
Interrelationship between Tobacco abitandrenal function in association with fluoride released from inhalation anesthetic 67,500/-
2 Dr.Mamatha Shekar Shetty Prof. (Dr.)Amitha Ramesh
Prof.(Dr.) Prasanna kumar Shetty
"Antioxidants oxidative stress and total antioxidant capacity in saliva, serum of pre-eclamotic women with and without periodontal disease-A case control study 60,000/-
3 Dr.Anupama Prasad Dr.Veena Shetty
Prof.(Dr) Krishna Prasad D
"Evaluation of the Antimycoctic Activity of grape fruit plant extract on candida species- An invitro study 70,000/-
4 Dr. Vidya Ajila ‘‘Role of human papilloma virus among patients with oral potentially malignant disorders and oral squamous cell carcinoma 1,80,000/-
5 Dr.Shruthi Hegde “Evaluation of Salivary Tumour Necrosis Factor–alpha in patients with Recurrent Apthous Stomatitis” 50,000/-
6 Dr. Renita Castelino Assessment of salivary cotinine levels as a biomarker of tobacco use - a biochemical study 60,000/-
7 Dr. Kumuda Rao Evaluation of salivary cortisol and alpha-amylase levels as indicators of stress in post-menopausal women with psychosomatic disorders. 1,75,000/-
2016
1 Dr.Raksha Bhat - Biological characterization of fresh and cryopreserved dental pulp stem cells derived from third molar teeth: A comparative study 1,00,000/-
2 Dr.Avaneendra Talwar - Establishment and basic characterization of gingiva derived mesenchymal stem cells from periodontally healthy and diseased subjects 1,20,000/-
3 DR.Urvashi A.shetty - Immunohistochemical study of calretinin syndecan-1 and Ki-67 expression in different histological subtypes of Ameloblastoma and Keratocystic odontogenic tumors:A comparative study 1,18,000
4 Dr.Shahnawaz khijmatgar - Effects of Fluoride in the therapy of Osteoporosis assessed by Optical Co-herence Tomography 1,20,000/-
5 Prof. (Dr.) Ravi MS - Assessment of facial and dental arch symmetry in individuals with anterior open bite- a frontal cephalometric study 10,000/-
6 Prof. (Dr.)Biju Thomas - Isolation and characterization of gingival connective tissue and periodontal ligament derived stem cells 1,00,000/-
7 Dr.Amita Rao - Identification of Periodontal Pathogens in Atheromatous Plaque by Polymerase Chain reaction 1,20,000/-
8 Dr.Shilpa Dandekeri - Comparative in Vitro evaluation of flexural strength and hardness of three fixed prosthodontics provisional crown materials 60,000/-
9 Dr.Audrey Madonnao - Diagnostic implications of usp9x and ddx3x mutations in oral squamous cell carcinoma 2,90,000/-
10 Dr.Murali P.S - “Evaluation of Mandibular Morphology and the Association of muscle Segment Homeobox (Msx) Gene in individuals with Mandibular Retrognathia” 3,00,000/-
11 Dr.Supriya Bhat - Analysis and comparison of salivary 1- fucose and heat shock protein – 70 in oral potentially malignant disorders and oral cancer a biochemical sudy 65,000/-
12 Dr.Varsha Vittal Salian - In vitro characterisation of oral squamous cell carcinoma derived cancer stem-like cells 2,60,000/-
2017
1 Dr.Crystal Runa Soans - “Effect of silver Namo Particles on the Physicochemical Properties, Antimicrobial Properties and Biocompatibility of Orthodontic Adhesive- An In Vitro Study” 2,00,000/-
2 Dr. Shruthi Attavar - Antimicrobial efficacy of irrigation protocol on disinfection of root canal system – An Ex Vivo study 1,50,000/-
3 Dr. Achalli Sonika Ramesh - Assessment of salivary Interleukin 1 Beta in adverse oral habits and oral potentially malignant disorders 50,000/-
4 Dr. Teena Sheethal Dsouza - An invitro cytotoxic evaluation of MTA with silver and titaniumdioxide nanoparticles 2,00,000/-
5 Dr. Chethan Hegde - Comparision of interaction of dental pulp and dental follicular stem cells in bone regeneration on titanium implants – an invitro study 1,00,000/-
6 Dr. Aashritha Shenava - Evaluation of dimensional accuracy of the implant impression in angled implant with varying subgingival depth –an in vitro study 60,000/-
7 Dr.Kuttappa - - 75,000
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