The Department of Public Health Dentistry contributes in the areas of preventing oral diseases, academics and clinical research using the strong clinical and academical context that complements its research background and contributes to the forward thinking organization so as to direct its efforts towards achieving organizational goals.


NameMDSDesignationTeaching experience
Dr. Hemamalini RathGovernment Dental College & Research Institute, 2002Professor & Head13 years 1 month
Dr. Utkal MohantyGovernment Dental College & Research Institute, 2007Associate Professor5 years 5 months
Dr. Gaurav SharmaGovernment Dental College & Research Institute, 2015Assistant Professor
Dr. Swapna SaritMCODS, MangaloreSenior Resident
Dr. Shilpa MahapatraMeenakshiAmmal Higher Education and Research, 2016Assistant Professor10 months
Dr. Alpha MohantyS.C.B Dental CollegeSenior resident


1Dr.Debashis Sethi3 rd Year PG
2Dr.Neha Patyal3 rd Year PG
3Dr. Manikesh Mishra2 nd Year PG
4Dr. Abhijit Panda2 nd Year PG
5Dr. Souvagya Ranjan Kar1 st Year PG
6Dr. Sri Priya Narayanan1 st Year PG


Ms. Tapaswini MahuntaStaff Nurse
Mr. Jayadev BeheraChair Side Attendant
Mrs. Nikashi Ranjita NaikChair Side Attendant
Mrs. Savitri BarikAttendant




Faculty name Name of the JournalTitle Year of Publication
Dr. Hemamalini RathGovernment Of India & World Health Organization Collaborative ProgramOral health in india: A report of the multi centric study2007
International Journal Of Clinical Dental SciencesMultiple non-syndromichyperdontia- report of an unusual case2011
International Journal Of Contemporary DentistryInverted eruption of mandibular premolar- report of an unusual case2011
International Journal Of Contemporary DentistryRole of neuropeptides in etiopathogenesis of periodontal inflammation. An overview2011
Journal of Indian Association of Public Health DentistryGeographic tongue: report of two cases of pediatric age group and literature review2011
Journal of Odisha Dental AssociationAssociation of preterm labour with periodontitis- a case-control study conducted in odisha2012
Indian Journal Of Sexually Transmitted Disease And AidsAssessment of oral health status and treatment needs of HIV/AIDS patients visiting government hospitals and rehabilitation centers in Bangalore city2013
Utkal University Journal Of Dental SciencesKnowledge, attitude and practice of undergraduate dental students towards research- a cross-sectional study in odisha2013
Journal of Odisha Dental AssociationDefluoridation of ground water using Tulsi leaves (Ocimum sanctum): A pilot study2016
Journal of Forensic Dental SciencesAssessment of Demerijan’s 8-teeth technique of age estimation and Indian-specific formulas in an East Indian population: a cross-sectional study2017
Dr. Utkal MohantyJournal of Indian society of pedodontics& preventive dentistryPrevalence of supernumerary teeth in deciduous and mixed dentition2003
Journal of Indian Association of Public Health DentistryOral health status of school children in Muradnagar, UP2009
Angle orthodontistEffect of three different motivational techniques on oral hygiene and gingival health of patients undergoing multibracketed orthodontics2011
Indian Journal of Public HealthPerception of accredited social health activists regarding oral health in northern india2012
Indian Journal of Dental ResearchAccess to public dental care facilities in chandigarh2012
Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, Education and ResearchTobacco habits among the 8 to 15 years school children of rural Haryana2014
Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, Education and ResearchCommunity-based oral health education program in a rural population of Haryana: A 25 yeas experience2015
Indian Journal of Medical ResearchValidation of ICMR index for identification of dental fluorosis in epidemiological studies2017
Dr. Gaurav SharmaJournal of Indian Association of Public Health DentistryAssociation between oral health literacy and oral health related quality of life among undergraduate students in Bengalure city2014
Utkal University Journal Of Dental SciencesClinical and microbiological evaluation of triclosan and herbal based dentifrices on plaque and gingivitis2014
Journal of Clinical And Diagnostic ResearchApproaches to arresting dental caries: an update2015
Journal of Odisha Dental AssociationComparison of nasolabial flap and buccal fat pad in management of oral submucous fibrosis2015
Journal of Odisha Dental AssociationPerception of general dental practitioners towards periodontal treatment: An exploratory survey in odisha2016
Addiction & HealthNicotine replacement therapy in dental settings: an exploratory survey in Bangalore city, India2016
Journal of Odisha Dental AssociationDefluoridation of ground water using Tulsi leaves (Ocimum sanctum): A pilot study2016
National Journal of Maxillofacial SurgerySedation in oral and maxillofacial day care surgery: A comparative study between intravenous dexmedetomidine and midazolam2017
Dr. ShilpaMahapatra
International Journal of Current ResearchCulture-enslavement or liberation?2016
Archives of Dental and Medical ResearchEffectiveness of various disinfection of various disinfection techniques on vegetables and fruits: an in-vitro study2015




  • Initiated the pilot project on school based pit & fissure sealant program in collaboration with ministry of health and family welfare, India.
  • Asha training program, Bentkar.
  • School teacher’s training program, Ranihat.
  • Students oral health education programs.
  • Oral health programs at Orphanages and slums.

Success Story / Achievement :

  • Won best research paper in National Conference of Indian Association Of Public Health Dentistry, 2016
  • Won best research paper at state dental conference, 2016

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