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Dr. Vivek Padmanabhan

Assistant Professor & Chairperson, Clinical Sciences

Educational Qualification
  • PhD - Pediatrics and Preventive Dentistry, 2017 Sep, NITTE University, Mangalore, India
  • MDS., - 2008 Sep, AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India
  • BDS., - 2003 Jan, GDC Bangalore, India
Professional Career
  • Assistant Professor 2013-till date, RAKCODS, RAKMHSU
  • Assistant Professor 2008-2011, India
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards
  • Molar Incisor Hypomineralization Prevalence in Arab Children in UAE and its Association with Risk Factors- A Cross Sectional Study International Journal of Dental and Medical Research.  Vol. 13 Number 3 -2021 Pages1100-1106.
  • Molar Incisor Hypomineralization Prevalence and Distribution in School Going Children in UAE 
  • Journal of Pediatric Dentistry Sep 2021
  • Occlusion and occlusal characteristics of the primary dentition in Emirati schoolchildren 
  • Dental Journal (Majalah Kedokteran Gigi) June 2021
  • Prevalence of third molar agenesis in patients- a panoramic retrospective study. European Journal of Dental and Oral Health. Mar 2021
  • Prevalence of Tooth Agenesis in Patients Visiting a Dental College in UAE- A Retrospective Study. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research Dec 2020
  • Prevalence of Bilateral Agenesis of Mandibular Second Premolars and Maxillary Lateral Incisors- A Retrospective Study. EC Dental Sciences. Nov 2020
  • Prevalence of Bilateral Agenesis of Maxillary lateral incisors and its clinical management options. Dental Research and Management. Aug 2020.
  • Comparison of Perceived Health Status among Healthcare Professionals Working in RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, UAE. 
  • Sri Sarada Frontiers of Knowledge. Nov 2019. 
  • "Choice and Attitudes of Pediatric Patients Regarding Dental Environment and Attire - A Questionnaire Study" International Journal of Science and Research. Aug 2019. 
  • Attitudes and Perceptions of child patients towards dental environment- A Questionnaire Study. Indian Journal of Applied Research. Sep 2019 
  • Use of different oral hygiene strategies in children with cerebral palsy: A comparative study. J Int Soc Prev Community. Oct 2015. 
  • Salivary cortisol levels in children and its correlation with Modified Dental Anxiety Scale- A correlation study. Oral Health and Dental Management. Sep 2015. 
  • Salivary cortisol changes in children during dental extractions. 
  • Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2014. 
  • Salivary Cortisol levels in children during endodontic treatment. J Res Adv Dent. 2013. 
  • Stress responses in children during endodontic treatment. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry.2011.
  • Crouzon's syndrome: A review of literature and case report. 
  • Indian Journal of Dental Research. 2011. 
  • Tooth Transposition - A review.
  • Indian Journal of Dental Sciences. Dec 2010 
  • Peripheral Fibroma Obstructing the Eruption Pathway - A Case Report. 
  • Indian Journal of Dental Research. Sep 2012.
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children and their management - A review and the role of a Pediatric Dentist.
  • Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. Fall 2010. 
  • Total Antioxidant Capacity of Saliva and its Relation in children with HIV.
  • Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. Spring 2010. 
  • Oral appliances in the management of OSA- Review Part II. J. Nepal Dent Assoc. 2009. 
  • Oral appliances in the management of OSA- Review Part I. J. Nepal Dent Assoc. 2009.
  • Total Antioxidant Capacity of Saliva and its Relation with ECC and Rampant caries. 
  • Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2008. 
  • Leadership training for faculty and staff- Mr Abdul Rashid.2020
  • RAKCODS Dental Conference 2018- Dentistry now and beyond- Guest Speaker.2019
  • CDE Program - AKMG RAK Chapter, 2018 as Guest Speaker-2018
  • CDE Program - AKMG RAK Chapter, 2017 as Guest Speaker-2017
  • CDE Program - AKMG RAK Chapter, 2016 as Guest Speaker-2016
  • CDE program - "Journey towards excellent dental care" AKMG RAK Chapter, held on 13th Nov 2015.
  • OSA- Sleep disordered breathing workshop. Dr. Steven Olmos. RAKMHSU, RAK, UAE.2015
  • CDE program – "Pedia care" AKMG RAK Chapter 2015
  • Paper Presented-Anxiety levels of children during dental extractions. 21st Mediterranean Society of Pediatric Dentistry and 8th Turkish Society of Pediatric Dentistry Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15th Nov 2014.
  • Paper Presented-Does stress show in our saliva- salivary cortisol levels in children undergoing various dental procedures. Presented at 33rd ISSPD conference, Mangalore, 2011.
  • Paper Presented-Dental Home - An Indian Perspective Presented at 30th ISPPD conference Hyderabad on Dec 2008