Dr Ravikiran Ongole

Professor and Head of department

Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology


    Ravikiran Ongole teaches undergraduate and postgraduate students.

    He is:

    • PhD Guide.
    • Internal examiner for undergraduate and postgraduate examination.


Subject Semester / Year
Oral and Medicine and Radiology Third year, BDS
Oral and Medicine and Radiology Fourth year, BDS
Oral and Medicine and Radiology MDS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) Oral Medicine and Radiology College of Dental Surgery, Manipal, Manipal University 2002
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) MR Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore, Bangalore University 2000


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Professor May 2012
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Associate Professor March 2009 - April 2012
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Reader March 2007 - February 2009
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology Assistant Professor February 2005 - February 2007
KLE Society’s Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore Senior Lecturer January 2003 - 2005 January


Area of Interest

Prevention and Early Diagnosis of Oral Pre-cancers and Cancers

Area of Expertise

Diagnosis and Management of Oral Pre-cancers Maxillofacial Imaging

Area of Research

Etiological Factors in Oral Pre-cancers and Cancers, Optical Diagnostic tools in the early diagnosis of Oral pre-cancers and Cancers, Mobile technology for the prevention and early detection of Oral Pre-cancers and Cancers Innovative Techniques in Drug Delivery for management of Oral Diseases

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Member of Board of Studies in Oral Medicine and Radiology.
  • Staff Editor for Student Magazine.
  • BOP co-ordinator for MCODS, Mangalore.
  • Member of Institution Scientific Committee.
  • Member of Institution Ethical Committee.
  • Member of Institution Purchase Committee.
  • Life Member of the Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 2010.  

Salivary protein markers- A non-invasive protein profile-based method for the early diagnosis of oral premalignancy and malignancy

2013-01-01 Nandita Shenoy Choudhari KS Unnikrishnan VK

Comparison of skeletal maturity and dental maturity - A radiographic assessment

2013-01-01 Nandita Shenoy Junaid Ahmed Saranya B

Radicular malformation- A radiographic view

2013-01-01 Junaid Ahmed Sumanth K N

Glandular odontogenic cyst- Report of three cases and review of literature

2013-01-01 Ceena Denny E Sumanth K N Jeena Priya

Morphology of coronoid Process and sigmoid notch in orthopantomograms of South Indian population

2013-01-01 Shrijana Shakya Sumanth Kumbargere Nagraj

AIDS related kaposi’s sarcoma presenting with palatal and eyelid nodule

2012-01-01 Ceena Denny E Ujjwal Joshi KN Sumanth Karen Boaz

Dental consultation in patients planned for/undergoing/post radiation therapy for head and neck cancers- A questionnaire-based survey

2011-01-01 Mainali A Sumanth KN Ceena Denny E

Preparation and evaluation of buccal muco adhesive patch of betamethasone sodium phosphate for the treatment of oral submucous fibrosis

2011-01-01 Sneh Priya Mahalaxmi Rathnanand Udupa Nayanabhirama Sumanth KN

Genetic susceptibility- Etiologic factor in oral submucous fibrosis

2011-01-01 Ceena Denny E Priya K Jeena

Laser induced fluorescence spectroscopy of soft tissues of the oral cavity

2011-01-01 Ajeetkumar Patil VK Unnikrishnan Rodney Bernard Keerthilatha M Pai

Oncology nurses knowledge, practice and education about oral care of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation therapy

Radhika Pai

Topical aloe vera and topical triamcinolone acetonide in the management of oral lichen planus- A comparative study

Dr Richa Gaba

Oral submucous fibrosis- A cause for eustachian tube dysfunction- An investigative study

Dr Richa Gaba

Effects of topical application of variety of arecanuts, betel quid with and without tobacco on buccal mucosa of wistar albino rats- a histopathological study

2007-01-01 Dr Jyotsna Rimal

Efficacy of levamisole and topical benzocaine (20%) in the management of recurrent aphthous ulcers - A comparative clinical study

Dr Ankita Sharma

Estimation of tissue copper level in oral mucosa of oral submucous fibrosis patients and areca nut chewers using atomic absorption spectrometry

Dr Shrijana Shakya

Prevalence of chewing habits related oral lesion in relation in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka- A cross-sectional study

Dr Iccha Kumar Maharjan