Dr. V. Ashwin Kumar

With a goal towards becoming a dentist, Dr. V. Ashwin Kumar has specialized in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics.

His clinical experience at Saveetha Dental College and Hospital ranges over starting of over 45 Orthodontics cases, mastering various techniques in Orthodontics besides specializing in Labial Orthodontics and Functional appliance cases. He also took a special interest in the field of Lingual orthodontics and Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics. He has assisted more than five Orthognathic Surgery cases, handled various inter-disciplinary like Endo-Ortho cases successfully and has conducted lectures for IIIrd year and IVth year B.D.S. students during the PG curriculum.

His other skills evolve over interests in:
  • Computer applications required in Dentistry and Orthodontics
  • Digital Photography for Self Documentation and Patient Education
  • Manuscript writing and Article editing

His Literary/Research interests in the academic field have led him to nurture immense passion towards research oriented activities, as he believes that only explorations can build a strong foundation for future advancements in any profession.

He has attended several Conferences which include:
  • 16th IOS PG Students' Convention held at GITAM Dental College, Vishakapatnam, between 16th – 18th January 2012.
  • 45th Indian Orthodontic Conference – held at Mangalore, between 17th - 19th March 2010.
  • Zonal PG Convention and Symposium of Dentofacial Orthopaedics held at Ramachandra University on 18th and 19th Jun 2011.
SPORTS AND EXTRA CIRRICULM ACTIVITIES:

Apartfrom academics, he has always had interest in sports like cricket, chess, badminton, etc. It has given him much pride and delight to have represented his school and college team in these particular sports.

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His Research work includes:

A. Thesis:

He has completed dissertation work on, "Establishing Cephalometric norms for Mc Namara's Analysis in Indian Adults with normal occlusion" as partial fulfillment for the degree Master of Dental Surgery in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. The above dissertation was done under the expert guidance of Professor. Dr. S. Aravind Kumar and Dr. S. Shantha Sundari.

B. Dissertation:

He has compiled and submitted library dissertation on, "A systematic review on Pharyngeal airway dimension for different types of Malocclusion" under the able guidance of Professor. Dr. S. Aravind Kumar and Dr. S. Shantha Sundari.

C. Teaching Experience:

He has conducted Clinical demonstration and Teaching Sessions on various procedures for the undergraduate students of the College. Dr. Ashwin Kumar was also involved in various Inter and Intra-Departmental Research Activities, Seminars, Inter-Departmental Meetings, Journal Clubs and Case Discussions.

 

His presentations range over:

Paper Presentations
  • Paper presentation in 16th IOS PG Convention – VISHAKAPATNAM(A.P) TOPIC: CATEGORY: CLINICAL – COMPETETIVE
  • Scientific paper on "Extrusion Appliances" at Clinical Society meeting held at Saveetha Dental College, Chennai on 17th May 2012.
  • Zonal PG Conventional & Symposium on Dentofacial Orthopedics - Paper Presentation held on 19th June 2011 at the Ramachandra Dental College.

Dr. Ashwin resides at Alagiri Nagar, Vadapalani, Chennai.

Dr. Ashwin Kumar has intensified his knowledge with Courses, CDE & Workshops such as:
  • Course on "Simplified Biomechanics Towards Improved Finishing" 19th & 20th April, 2012 at Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai.
  • Workshop On "Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics" held at Sri Balaji Dental College, Chennai on 8th February 2012.
  • Course on LINGUAL ORTHODONTICS- HANDS ON WORKSHOP" held at Saveetha University, Chennai, on 10th - 12th May 2011.
  • "ADVANCED COURSE ON MICRO IMPLANTS" held at Saveetha University, Chennai, on 8th -9th July 2011.
  • ClearPath Certification Workshop in Chennai on 22nd November 2012.
  • CDE programme on "Temporary Anchorage Devices" at TamilNadu Govt. Dental College, Chennai on 22nd December 2012.
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