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Sl No Year of sub- mission Name of the candidate Name of the guide Title Year of passing
1. Dec. 1973 Dr.Jayaram Shetty Dr.K.S.Bhat Marginal penetration at cementum amalgam interface – influence of liners June 1974
2. June 1975 Dr.Sudhir V. Walvekar Dr.K.S.Bhat A clinical & laboratory investigation of erosion. Dec. 1975
3. Dec. 1975 Dr.P.A. Thomas Dr.K.S.Bhat A study of propylene glycol, eugenol and formocresol as drugs for root canal sterilization. June 1984
4 June 1976 Dr.Ahmed Hussain Gazi Dr.K.S.Bhat Study of clinical efficacy and tissue irritation potential of 20% and 50% formocresol in propylene glycol. Dec. 1976
5.   Dr.C.Damodar Kamath Dr.K.S.Bhat Rat subcutaneous connective tissue reaction to dental amalgam. June 1977
6. June 1978 Dr.Mohd. Ibrahim Dr.K.S.Bhat Effect of occlusal seal on apical seal in endodontically treated teeth – an in-vitro study. June 1978
7.   Dr.M.K. Manjunath Dr.K.S.Bhat Formocresol pulpotomy in permanent teeth in adults – a clinical study. June 1978
8. Dec. 1979 Dr.B.Prakash Rao Dr.K.S.Bhat Staining properties of composites and glass ionomer cements – an in-vitro study. June 1980
9. Dec. 1984 Dr.S.Datta Prasad Dr.K.S.Bhat Staining properties of a conventional composite resin – An in-vitro study. Jan. 1985
10. Dec. 1985 Dr.Elizabeth Thomas Dr.K.S.Bhat Soft tissue irritation potential of buffered glutraldehyde and 50% formocresol in propylene glycol. Dc. 1985
11.   Dr.Ratnaboli Roy Dr.K.S.Bhat Tarnish of dental amalgam by oral micro- organisms – in vitro study. Dec. 1985
12. June 1986 Dr.Premanand Kamath Dr.K.S.Bhat Tarnish and corrosion of dental amalgam – an SEM study. Dec. 1986
12. Dec. 1986 Dr.Roy Thomas Dr.K.S.Bhat Mercury Toxicity – evaluation of mercury in Dentists’ hair and nails. Dec. 1986
13.   Dr.C.Lakshminarayana Dr.K.S.Bhat Rat subcutaneous connective tissue response to tarnished & untarnished conventional and high copper amalgam orientation of the palatal plane. Dec. 1986
14. Dec. 1987 Dr.V.Vanitha Kumari Dr.K.S.Bhat Effect of design on the retention of endodontic post – a laboratory study. Dec. 1987
15. Dec. 1988 Dr.Regi Thomas Dr.K.S.Bhat Role of calcium hydroxide – propylene glycol paste in the management of periapical lesions – a preliminary clinical study. Dec. 1988
16.   Dr.T.S.Manoj Kumar Dr.M.K. Manjunath Scanning electron microscope study comparing the efficiency of hand and sonic instrumentation using three irrigating solutions in curved root canals (in vitro study) Dec. 1988
17.   Dr.Shivaprasanna Kumar Rai Dr.K.S.Bhat In vitro evaluation of sealing ability of low temperature thermoplastic injection gutta percha and lateral condensation techniques with sealer in curved canals and the influence of smear layer. Dec. 1988
18. June 1989 Dr.Archana Urs Dr.K.S.Bhat An in-vitro assessment of the staining properties of an anhydrous type II glass ionomer cement. June 1989
19.   Dr.Jyothi Mandava Dr.K.S.Bhat Stress distribution by endodontic post of different designs – a photoelastic study. June 1989
20.   Dr.S.M.Sharath Chandra   The histopathological evaluaton of the effect of endosonic instrumentation on the healing of induced periapical pathology in dogs. June 1989
21. June 1990 Dr.Koreth Paul Dr.M.K. Manjunath An in-vitro evaluation of the antibacterial property of calcium hydroxide – propylene glycol paste June 1990
22.   Dr.Jain Mathew   Evaluation of calcium hydroxide – propylene glycol paste as an intra canal medicament – a clinical study. June 1990
23.   Dr.Vineet Ohri   Short term rat subcutaneous connective tissue reaction to calcium hydroxide propylene glycol paste. June 1990
24. June 1991 Dr.Sudesh Kumar Dr.K.S.Bhat Accuracy of electronic and tactile methods as compared to radiographic method of assessing working length – a clinical study. Dec. 1991
25.   Dr.Veena M. Dr.K.S.Bhat Effect of surface treatment on the micro-leakage of glass ionomer cement – an invitro study. Dec. 1991
26.   Dr.Shieh Peter Dr.M.K. Manjunath Assessment of the odontometer in the presence of various irrigants, blood and at various hydrogen ion concentration – an invitro study. Dec. 1991
27. Dec. 1991 Dr.M.Ramesh Babu Dr.K.S.Bhat Fracture resistance of tunnel reparations of varying marginal ridge dimensions restored with glass ionomer cement – an invitro study. June 1992
28.   Dr.Shailendra Gupta   An in vitro study of diffusibility and degradation of three calcium hydroxide pastes. June 1994
29. July 1992 Dr.Debaprasad Das Dr.K.S.Bhat An in-vitro evaluation of polyacrylic acid mediated bond strength between glass ionomer and silver amalgam in the modified sandwich technique. July 1992
30.   Dr.Manoj S.S. Dr.K.S.Bhat An in-vitro evaluation of the tensile bond strength of amalgam to glass ionomer using 4-Meta as a bonding agents. Dec. 1992
31.   Dr.Rajiv D. Dr.K.S.Bhat The influence of design on the retention of custom-made endodontic posts – an in-vitro study. July 1992
32.   Dr.Subba-rayudu Alapati Dr.K.S.Bhat Assessment of the influence of glass ionomer base on the cuspal fracture strength of teeth restored with posterior composite – an invitro study. July 1992
33. June 1993 Dr.Deepak T.N. Dr.K.S.Bhat An invitro evaluation of the shear bond strength of amalgam to tooth structure using 4 Meta as a bonding agent. June 1993
34.   Dr.John Cherian K. Dr.K.S.Bhat Comparative evaluation of microleakage at the enamel and cemental margins in class V cavities using cavity varnish and 4 Meta under amalgam restorations – an invitro study. June 1993
35.   Dr.Roy Francis P. Dr.K.S.Bhat Comparison of the shar bond strength of composite to dentin using two dentin bonding agents – an invitro study. June 1993
36.   Dr.Shivnath Bhaskar Pandit Dr.K.S.Bhat Photoelastic evaluation of stress distribution in custom made endodontic posts of different designs. July 1993
37. Dec. 1993 Dr.Sheela Kurien Dr.K.S.Bhat An invitro comparison of the shear bond strength of amalgam to tooth structure using two bonding agents – 4 Meta and luting glass ionomer. June 1994
38. July 1994 Dr.Cherian Joseph Dr.K.S.Bhat Comparative evaluation of microleakage under composite resin using two dentin bonding agents in two different cavity designs. July 1994
39.   Dr.Pratima Mohan Shet Dr.K.S.Bhat Retention of amalgam restorations in non retentive cavities using glass ionomer luting cement as a bond mediating agent – an invitro study. July 1994
40.   Dr.Ravindra Pai T. Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of three in-office treatment procedures in the management of dentinal hypersensitivity – a clinical study. July 1994
41.   Dr.Sylvia T.Simon Dr.K.S.Bhat Influence of vehicles on the diffusibility of calcium hydroxide from pastes sealed within the root cnal – an invitro study. July 1994
42. June 1995 Dr.Indu Bhanot Dr.K.S.Bhat Comparative evaluation of the fracture resistance of teeth restored with bonded amalgam using 4 Meta polymeric adhesive and glass ionomer luting cement – a study in vitro. Dec. 1995
43. April 1996 Dr.Jane Kuruvilla Dr.Premanand Kamath A comparative evaluation of the efficacy of 2.5% sodium hypochlorite and 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate combined within the root canal to their individual use as endodontic irrigants – an invitro study. April 1996
44.   Dr.Nabijee Tanweer Saifuddin Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of microleakage in bonded amalgam restorations using luting glass ionomer and 4 Meta adhesive liners by a fluorescent dye penetration method – an invitro study. April 1996
45. July 1996 Dr.Meera Mariam Abraham Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative quantitative and qualitative assessment of the marginal adaptation and apposition of bonded amalgam restorations using luting glass ionomer and 4 meta adhesive liners unders a scanning electron microscope – an invitro study. July 1996
46.   Dr.Sudeep P.T. Dr.K.S.Bhat An in-vitro evaluation of the antibacterial property of calcium hydroxide pastes on anaerobic bacteria. July 1996
47.   Dr.Vivek Hegde K. Dr.K.S.Bhat Comparative evaluation of shear bond strength between fresh and existing amalgam using three bonding agents – an in vitro study. July 1996
48. July 1997 Dr.Saira George Dr.K.S.Bhat Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity of calcium hydroxide paste on human buccal epithelial cells – an exfoliative cytological study. July 1997
49.   Dr.Sunil Thomas Dr.K.S.Bhat A scanning electron microscopic study of etch patterns produced by four different etchants on human enamel and dentin. July 1997
50.   Dr.Madhu Mathews Dr.Premanand Kamath A comparative evaluation of microleakage in conservative class II composite resin restorations with and without beta-quartz inserts using bulk and incremental packing techniques – an in vitro study. July 1997
51.   Dr.Rajesh Dr.Premanand Kamath A comparative evaluation of apical linear dye penetration of glass ionomer based sealers with conventional root canal sealers – an in vitro study. July 1997
52. June 1998 Dr.Aboobaker Siddique Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of he tensile bond strengths of amalgam to glass ionomer and 4- Mega bonding agent in non-retentive cavities – an invitro study. July 1998
53.   Dr.Suhas S.Bhat Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparison of the apical seal produced by chemosoftened gutta-percha obturation using two new solvents – an invitro dye penetration study. July 1998
54.   Dr.Noushad Rahim Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative scanning electron microscopic study of removal of intracanal smear layer using NaOCL, EDTA and different concentrations of maleic acid – an invitro study. July 1998
55.   Dr.Thomas George   A comparative evaluation of the shear bond strength of amalgam, composite and miracle-mix cores with and   without prefabricated posts – an invitro study.    July 1998
56.   Dr.Kantheti Sirisha   Comparative evaluation of sealing abilities of amalgam, glass ionomer and mineral trioxide aggregate in the repair of furcations perforations Dec. 1998
57.   Dr.Tanikonda Ramababu   Comparative evaluation of antimicrobial properties of alternative use of 2.5% sodium hypochlorite and 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate to their individual use as endodontic irrigants – an invitro study. July 1998
58.   Dr.Rajat Kumar Jain   Effect of smear layer on apical linear dye penetration using four canal sealers with laterally condensed gutta-percha – an invitro study.           July 1998
59. June 1999 Dr.Inderpreet Singh Dr.Premnand Kmath Prevalence of colour vision defects in dental population using ishihara plates – a survey. July 1999
60.   Dr.Srirekha A. Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative clinical evaluation of a fifth generation bonding agent, potassium nitrate and sodium fluoride with and without iontophoresis as topical desenitizers. July 1999
61.   Dr.Sumita Giri Dr.K.S.Bhat An evaluation of the apical sealing ability of  chemoplasticized and thermoplasticized gutta percha obturation techniques – an in vitro dye penetration study. July 1999
62.   Dr.Panuganti Venugopal Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative clinical evaluation of the efficacy of 4-Meta-TBB resin and luting glass ionomer adhesive liners in reducing the postoperative sensitivity of bonded  amalgam restorations. July 1999
63.   Dr.Femi Mohan Thomas Dr.Premanand Kamath A comparative evaluation of apical linear dye penetration using four different root end filling materials – an invitro study. Dec. 1999
64. July 2000 Dr.Pooja Vishnu Kakkar 980352001 Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of the sealing ability of mineral trioxide aggregate and calcium hydroxide cements as immediate apical barriers in root canals with open apices – a in vitro linear dye penetration study. Dec. 2000
65.   Dr.Kiran Kumar 980352002 Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of quality of the seal obtained by lateral condensation and chemoplasticized gutta percha obturation techniques. July 2000
66.   Dr.Pavan S. 980452001 Dr.Premanand Kamath Efficacy of calcium hydroxide as an intra-canal medicament along with individual and alternative use of 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate and 2.5% sodium hypochelorite – an invivo studty July 2000
67. July 2001 Dr.Ajay Coutinho 990352001 Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of the bacterial microleakage of cavit, kalzinol and caviton (an in vitro study). July 2001
68.   Dr.Ritu Sharma 990352002 Dr.K.S.Bhat Cytotoxicity evaluation of two composite systems – an in vitro study. July 2001
69.   Dr.Prasanth Dhanapal T. 990352003 Dr.K.S.Bhat A comparative evaluation of the quality of seal obtained by modified chemoplasticised gutta percha technique and conventional lateral condensation technique – an in vitro dye penetration study. July 2001
70.   Dr.Lekshmy S.Devi 990452001 Dr.Premanand Kamath A comparative evaluation of the antimicro-bial efficacy of 2.0% chlorhexidine gluconate to the individual and alternate use of 2.5% chlorhexidine gluconate to the individual and alternate use of 2.5% sodium hyochlorite with 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate, endodontics irrigants – an in vivo study. July 2001
71. July 2002 Dr.Jai Hans Agarwal 000352004 Dr.K.S.Bhat Cytotoxicity evaluation of two Hybrid Composite Resins – an invitro study. July 2002
72.   Dr.Jayaprada Reddy S., 000352005 Dr.K.S.Bhat In vitro shear bond strength of composite to dentin with two different dentin bonding agents. July 2002
73.   Dr.Robin James Pellissery 000352006 Dr.K.S.Bhat The effect of eugenol containing and eugenol free temporary cements on the microleakage in resin bonded restorations – an in-vitro study. July 2002
74.   Dr.Rakshith M.Shetty, 000352003 Dr.K.S.Bhat Resin dentin shear bond strength and interfacial ultra structure with and without hybrid layer – an invitro study. July 2002
75.   Dr.Avinash M. 000452001 Dr.Premanand Kamath Direct digital radiography versus conventional radiography in canal length estimation in curved root canals – an invitro study. July 2002
76. July 2004 Dr.B. Viswanath 010302001   An In Vivo Evaluation of incidence and intensity of Post-operative sensitivity with posterior composite resin restorations using two adhesive systems  
77.   Dr. Priyanka Singh, 010302003   Incidence of Post-operative Pain following single visit Endodontic Therapy in Vital, Non-Vital teeth with and without Periapical Radiolucency  
78.   Dr. N. Vasudeva Ballal, 010302004   Comparative Evaluation of Efficacy of different concentrations of meleic acid and a Chelating agent in combination with Sodium Hypochlorite in removal of smear layer during the root canal preparation – A SEM study  
79.   Dr. Kapil Krishan Dua, 010302005   A Comparative Evaluation of the Apical Sealing ability of Bonded Amalgam, Amalgam with Varnish, Super EBA and Mineral Trioxide Aggregate – A Dye Penetration Study  
80. July 2005 Dr. Rajesh Cyriac 020302001   Comparative Evaluation of Post Obturation Apical seal following intracanal irrigation with 17% EDTA, 10% Citric Acid and 5% Maleic Acid in combination with 2.5% NaOCI as Intra canal irrigants – A dye leakage study.  
81.   Dr. Shilpa M 020302005   A Compaarision of Incidence of Postoperative Pain following single visit Endodontics in multirooted teeth with or without periapical radiolucency – An in-vivo Study  
82. Dec. 2005 Dr. Yogesh Goel 020302002   A Comparative Evaluation of the Accuracy of Third Generation Electronic Apex Locator (Root ZK), Conventional Radiography and Direct Digital Radiography to Determine Working Length – An in vitro study. Dec. 2005
83.   Dr.Arindam Dutta 020302006   A Comparative Evaluation of the Anti-Microbial Efficacy of AZADIRACHTA INDIA (NEEM) extract against 2.5% Sodium Hypochlorite, 0.2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate and Combinations there of in an in vitro study model and thence through a randomized clinical trial. Dec. 2005
84. July 2006 Dr. Krishna Neelagiri, 030302002   The Effect of Salivary contamination on shear bond strength of two self Etch Dentin Adhesive Systems – An invitro study by P.G. in Conservative Dentistry & Endododontics. July 2006
85.   Dr. Manuel S.Thomas, 030302003   A Comparative Evaluation of the Accuracy of third generation Electronic Apex Locator (Root ZX) and conventional radiography to determine working length – An in vivo study. July 2006
86.   Dr. Sandhya Kini K., 030302005   Evaluation of the Antimicrobial efficacy of 5% Doxycycline, 0.2% Chlorhexidine Gluconate, 2.5% Sodium Hypochlorite when used alone and in combinations against enterococcus faecalis – An in vitro study. July 2006
87. Dec. 2006 Dr. Bindu Meera John, 030302001 Dr.Shashi Rashmi A Comparative Evaluation of Carisolv with EDTA and Sodium Hypochlorite in removing he smear layer on radicular dentin using SEM – An In Vitro Study by P.G. in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics. Dec. 2006
88.   Dr. Abhishek Parolia, 030302004 Dr.Kundabala M. Histological analysis of human pulp following direct pulp capping with different materials – An In Vivo comparative study. Dec. 2006
89 April 2007 Dr.George Jacob 040302001 Dr.Vidya Saraswathi Evaluation of the influence of flowable liner and two different adhesive systems on microleakage of packable composite resin – an in vitro study. April 2007
90   Dr.Aamir Rashid Purra 040302002 Dr.Shashi Rashmi A comparative evaluation of propolis and 5.0% potassium nitrate as a dentine desensitizer – a clinical study. April 2007
91   Dr.Shveta Chandra Dua 040302003   A comparative evaluation of the antibacterial efficacy of two formulations of propolis, 3.0% sodium hypochlorite and 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate against enterococcus faecalis – an in vitro study. April 2007
92 April 2008 Dr.Mahima Tara 050302001 Dr.Shashi Rashmi The sustaining effect of biodegradable and nonbiodegradable polymers on the release of chlorhexidine from a controlled release drug device for root canal disinfection – an invitro study. April 2008
93   Dr.Neeraj Malhotra 050302004 Dr.Shashi Rashmi A comparative evaluation of antibacterial efficacy of different mouthrinses against streptococcus mutans, lactobacilli and candida albicans – an in vitro study. April 2008
94   Dr.Himani Lau 050302005 Dr.Vasudev Ballal Evaluation of antifungal efficacy of 5% doxycycline hydrochloride, 2.5% ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid and 0.2% chlorhexidine gluconate against candida albicans – an in vitro study. April 2008
95   Dr.T. Muralidhar 050302006 Dr.Vidya Saraswathi Comparative evaluation of resilon and gutta-percha dissolving qualities in various endodontic solvents – an in-vitro study. April 2008
96 April 2009 Dr.Sandeep Singh 060302001 Dr.Shashi Rashmi Evaluation of the effect of EDTA, EDTAC, RC-Prep and BioPure MTAD on the microhardness of root canal dentine – an in vitro study.  
97   Dr.Deepa N.T. 060302002 Dr.Vasudev Ballal Determination of calcium loss and its effect on microhardness of root canal dentin following treatment with 17% ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid solution at different time intervals – an in vitro study.  
98   Dr.Sunil Kumar Gupta 060302003 Dr.Vidya Saraswathi A comparative evaluation of microleakage of restorations using conventional glass ionomer cement, resin modified glass ionomer cement and ketac N100 light curing glass ionomer restorative in class V cavities – an in vitro study.  
99   Dr.Puttur Laxmish Mallya 060302004 Dr.Shashi Rashmi A comparative evaluation of surface roughness of conventional glass ionomer cement, resin modified glass ionomer cement and Ketac N100 Nano light curing glass ionomer restorative using SURTRONIC 3+ - an in vitro study.