Dr .Pratibha Gopalkrishna


Department of Periodontology


    Dr Pratibha Gopalkrishna guides undergraduate and postgraduate students. 



Subject Semester / Year
Periodontics Third BDS
Periodontics Fourth BDS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
PG Certificate Course in Advanced Aesthetic Dentistry Manipal University June 2010
Certificate Course in Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Research Methodology Department of Biostatistics, Manipal University 2007
MDS Periodontology Government Dental College, Bengaluru, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru 1999
BDS College of Dental Surgery, Manipal


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Professor July 2020 to till date
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Professor and Head of the Department August 2015 to July 2020
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Additional Professor 2012- August 2015
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Associate Professor 2004
Department of Periodontology, MCODS Manipal Assistant Professor 2000
Department of Periodontology, Yenepoya Dental College, Mangalore Assistant Professor 1999

Influence of pro-oxidant and antioxidant status on diabetes mellitus


Area of Interest

Lasers in Periodontics

Area of Expertise

Clinical Periodontology and Preventive Periodontics

Area of Research

Regenerative Periodontics, Oxidative stress and antioxidant therapy

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

Member of Indian Dental Association.
Member of Indian Society of Periodontology.

Scopus ID-6507667193


  1. Tandon A, Kamath YS, Gopalkrishna P, Saokar A, Prakash S, Sarpangala SB, et al. The association between diabetic retinopathy and periodontal disease. Saudi J Ophthalmol 2020;34:167-70. (Q3 Scopus)

2.        Pal M, Kumar S, Pratibha G. Root resection - Exploring ways beyond extraction. Indian J Dent Res 2020;5:819-23. (Q3) [Case Report]

3.        Pal M, Kumar S, Shenoy PA, Chaitanya TAK, Pratibha G, Bhat GS. Evaluation of plaque removal efficacy of dental floss with/without Chlorhexidine gel coating in patient with gingivitis – A clinical and microbiological study. Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences {Maced J Med Sci (Internet)] 2020; 8(D):118-23.  (Q3)

4.        Monika Pal, Asmita Saokar, Pratibha Gopalkrishna, Rajeshwari H R, Santhosh Kumar. Diode laser–assisted management of intraoral soft tissue overgrowth: a case series. Gen Dent 2020 July/August; 68(4):28-31. Q3 {Scopus, Web of science]

5.        Rajendran Poornima, Kukkamalla Meena Anand, Subraya Bhat, Kalyan Chakravarthy Pentapati, Pratibha Gopalkrishna. VISTA Technique in Combination With Chorionic Allograft for Gingival Recession Coverage: A Case Series. Gen Dent, 68 (2), 26-29,  Mar-Apr 2020   Q3 [PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science]

6.        Rajendran Poornima, Kukkamalla Meena Anand, Pratibha Gopalkrishna.Comparison of root surface roughness produced by air polishing combined with hand instrumentation or ultrasonic instrumentation: an in vitro study. General Dentistry, July / August 2019 Volume 67, Number 4: 75 – 77. Q4 {Scopus, Web of Science}

7.        Amit Garg, G. Pratibha, KM Bhat, M. Shashidhar Kotian, and Asmita Saokar. A Comparative Study of Conventional and Modified Instrument Design in Periodontal Therapy.    Volume 12 Issue 1, 2019 International Journal of Clinical Dentistry [ Indexed by Scopus, Q4

8.        Santhosh Kumar, Pratibha G, Akshay Nigam. Nanotechnology – the Future Dental Specialization. International Journal of Engineering &Technology, 7 (2018) 135 – 138 [Q4, Scopus]

9.        Manjusha Varadan, Pratibha Gopalkrishna, Parvati V Bhat, Shobha U Kamath, Krithishree S, Thriveni G K & Santhosh Kumar. Influence of polycystic ovary syndrome on the periodontal health of Indian women visiting a secondary health care centre. Clinical Oral Investigations (2019) 23 (8):3249–3255 {Q1- Scopus [Top 2 – 9]}

10.     Pai D, Kamath AT, Panduranga K P, Kamath R, Chakravarthy KP, Nayak R, Chitra K, Kumar S. Survey of knowledge of school children towards the prevalence, severity, management of maxillofacial injuries, and rescue skills in the event of a dog bite. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2018;36:334-8  [Q2 journal – Scopus]

11.     Shravani Babladi, Rupali Agnihotri, Pratibha Gopalkrishna, Shobha U Kamath, Sushma Jogi, Brunda Arun. Influence of non-surgical periodontal therapy on insulin resistance in chronic periodontitis subjects with prediabetes. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries (April–June 2019) 39(2):273–283  [Scopus and web of science indexed]

12.     Malhotra Jasmine, Pratibha G, Monika Pal. Leptin and Periodontitis - A Plausible Association. Biomedicine: 2018; 38(3): 275 – 282. 

13.     Monika Pal, Santhosh Kumar, Muralidhar Varma, Pratibha Gopalkrishna, Subraya Bhat. Association of Pyrexia and Sickness Behavior in patients with Chronic Periodontitis. Neuroimmunomodulation 2018;25(3) :138-145 [Scopus and Web of Science]

14.     Monika Pal, Kanishk Gupta, Santhosh Kumar, Pratibha G. Use of a mandibular torus for autogenous grafting: a case report. General Dentistry 2018 September / October; 66(5):73 – 76.

15.     Aithal, G.C.; Nayak, U.Y.; Mehta, C.; Narayan, R.; Gopalkrishna, P.; Pandiyan, S.; Garg, S. Localized In Situ Nanoemulgel Drug Delivery System of Quercetin for Periodontitis: Development and Computational Simulations. Molecules 2018; 23(6):  1363.

16.     TS Hrishi, PP Kundapur,* A Naha, BS Thomas, S Kamath and GS Bhat. Effect of adjunctive use of green tea dentifrice in periodontitis patients – A Randomized Controlled Pilot Study. International Journal of Dental Hygiene, Volume 14, Issue 3, pages 178–183, August 2016.

17.     Pratibha Panduranga Kundapur, Yagnesh Sharma Narayan Rao, Gopal Krishna Barkur. Evaluation of stress contours on a maxillary molar subjected to simulated tooth loads by finite element analysis technique. Arch Orofac Sci 2012; 7 (2): 1 – 7.

18.     Shermin Karim, Pratibha PK* [Corresponding author], Shobha Kamath, G Subraya Bhat, Ullas Kamath, Babi Dutta, Naveen Sharma, B Archana, K Mahalinga Bhat, Vasudev Guddattu. Superoxide Dismutase Enzyme and Thiol Antioxidants in Gingival Crevicular Fluid and Saliva. Dental Research Journal May 2012; 9 (3): 266 – 272. Scopus Q2

19.     Pratibha PK, KM Bhat, GS Bhat. Association of Trauma from Occlusion in the etiology of Localized Gingival Recession in Mandibular Anterior Teeth. Dental Research Journal April 2009, Volume 6, No. 2, page 71 – 74. Scopus Q2

20.     MV Jothi, KM Bhat, PK Pratibha, Ranjith Kumar and GS Bhat. The evaluation of a biodegradable dental chip containing chlorhexidine in chitosan base as a targeted drug delivery in the management of chronic periodontitis in patients. Drug Development Research 2009; 70: 395 – 401 [Scopus]

21.     Periodontal management of a patient with severe aplastic anemia: a case report.  Rupali Agnihotri, Khandige Mahalinga Bhat, Giliyar Subraya Bhat and Pratibha Pandurang. Spec Care Dentist 2009; 29 (3): 141 – 144. [Scopus]

22.     Rupali Agnihotri, Pratibha Pandurang, Shobha U. Kamath, Rahul Goyal, Suhas Ballal, Ashwini Y. Shanbhogue, Ullas Kamath, G. Subraya Bhat, K. Mahalinga Bhat. Association of Cigarette Smoking With Superoxide Dismutase Enzyme Levels in Subjects with Chronic Periodontitis. Journal of Periodontology April 2009; 80: 657- 662 [Scopus]

23.     P K Pratibha, K M Bhat, G S Bhat. Oral Malodor:  A Review of the Literature.  Journal of Dental Hygiene Volume 80, No. 3, Summer 2006, July 8, Page 8 -  8. [Scopus]

24.     Viswachandra R, Pratibha PK, KM Bhat. Labial veneers in the management of desquamative gingivitis. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 2004, November; (5) 4: 122 – 132. [Scopus]

25.     Pratibha PK, M Faizuddin, AR Pradeep. Clinical evaluation of GTR in grade II mandibular molar furcations. Indian Journal of Dental Research 2002; 13 (1): 37- 47. [Scopus]

26.     Thayyil Sivaraman Hrishi, Pratibha Pandurang Kundapur, Giliyar Subraya Bhat, Shashidhar Vishwanath, Shoba Kamath. Efficacy of Subgingival Ozone Irrigation for Management of Chronic Periodontitis – A Clinical, Microbiological and Biochemical study. J Cont Med A Dent Jan-Apr2020 Volume 8 Issue 1, pages nos. 64 – 71.

27.     Kumari Upasana, Shivendra Chaudhary, Pratibha P Kundapur, Shobha Kamath, Pentapati K Chakravarthy, Shilpa Srinivas Kamenahalli, Vikas Kumar. Probiotic administration in Periodontal Therapy – A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies Vol3, Issue 10, October 2019, page nos. 327 – 333. [PubMed Indexed]

28.     Gupta S, Pratibha PK, Gupta R. Necessity of oral health intervention in schizophrenic patients – A review. Nepal J Epidemiol. 2016; 6(4); 605-612. [ eISSN 2091-0800] [Indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, the Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)]

29.     Thayyil Sivaraman Hrishi, Sarath K B Menon, Pratibha Pandurang Kundapura & Gupta Swati. Comparative evaluation of GCF total antioxidant capacity in chronic periodontitis patients before and after non-surgical periodontal therapy. International Journal of Dental Research & Development (IJDRD). Vol. 6, Issue 6, Dec 2016, 11-16.

30.     Gupta S, Pratibha PK, Gupta R. Mucosal substitutes for periodontal soft tissue regeneration. Dentistry 2015; 5: 327.

31.     Gupta SK, Pratibha PK*, Bhat KM, Mutalik S, Guddattu V. Non-replaced Mandibular First Molars and Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction. Nepal Journal of Medical Sciences Volume 3, Number 1| January - June 2014, 57 – 62.

32.     D Giri, P Kundapur, KM Bhat, IK Maharjan. Betel nut chewing associated with severe periodontitis. Health Renaissance 2014;12(1):57-60. 

33.     Giri D, Kundapur PP, Singh VP. Immediate implants in Dentistry. Pakistan Oral & Dental Journal December 2013; 33( 3): 449 – 454.

34.     Giri DK, Kundapur PP*, Bhat GS, Bhat KM, Guddattu V. Periodontal disease and obesity in an Indian population. Nepal Journal of Medical Sciences Volume 2, Number 2 | July - December 2013, 144 – 148.

35.     Jasmine M, Pratibha P K*, GS Bhat. Enlightenment from within: Plasma Rich in Growth Factors. Manipal Odontoscope 2012;  4: 38 – 42.

36.     Pratibha PK, Prerna J, Meena AK, Bhat KM, Chakravarthy PK, Bhat GS. Association of recurrent aphthous ulcers with stress among students in an Indian dental institution. National Journal of Integrated Research in Medicine 2012 July-September 3 (3): 141 – 147. [Indexed in Index Medicus for the South-East Asian Region]

37.     Meena Anand Kukkamalla, Pratibha Panduranga Kundapur, Gowtham Suresh, Giliyar  Subraya Bhat, Pulijala Yeshwanth, Ruchika Goyal, Sonali Maria Cornelio. Toothbrush hygiene. JIADS, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Jan – Mar 2012, 18 – 25.

38.     A. Bhide, Pratibha P. K., and G. S. Bhat. Evaluation of Autogenous Cortical Bone Particulate with Bioactive Glass-Synthetic Hydroxyapatite in Treatment of Periodontal Bone Defects.  International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 36-39, 2012.

39.     Upasana K, Pratibha P  K, GS Bhat, KM Bhat. Probiotics in the Oral Cavity. Manipal Odontoscope 2011, Vol. 3, 43 – 47.

40.     Gaurav Bedi, Pratibha P K, K Mahalinga Bhat and G Subraya Bhat. Clinical and Scanning Electron Microscopic Evaluation of Various Concentrations of Potassium Nitrate as a Desensitizing Agent. Smile Dental Journal 2011, Volume 6, Issue 1, 28 – 35.

41.     Verma Neetu, Brar Mehak, PK Pratibha. What makes a smile? Manipal Odontoscope 2010, Vol. 2 (1),  31 – 32.

42.     Amey S Bhide, PK Pratibha, GS Bhat, KM Bhat. Double papilla sliding flap for root coverage – a case report. Manipal Odontoscope 2010, Vol. 2 (1), 16 – 18.

43.     Shermin Karim, K Mahalinga  Bhat,  Pratibha PK, Jose P. Antioxidants - A novel concept in dental treatment. Journal of Society of Periodontists and Implantologists of Kerala, November 2009, Volume 3, Issue 1, page 30 - 33.

44.     Bhide A, Pratibha PK, KM Bhat, GS Bhat. Interleukin 1 in health and disease. Manipal Odontoscope – Official publication of IDA, Manipal 2009; 1(3): 99

45.     Karim S, Pratibha PK, KM Bhat, GS Bhat. Antioxidants - A novel concept in dental treatment. Manipal Odontoscope – Official publication of IDA, Manipal, January 2009, Vol. 1, No. 2, 46 – 47

46.     Bhide A, PK Pratibha, Bhat GS, Bhat KM. Use of an indigenously designed bone scraper in periodontal osseous defect management – a case report. Manipal Odontoscope – Official publication of IDA, Manipal, September 2008, Vol. 1 (1), 32 – 33.

47.     Pratibha PK, Sharma NY, Gopal Krishna B. 3D Modeling of Maxillary First Molar and Estimation of Stress Pattern Using Finite Element Analysis Technique.  Journal of Pierre Fauchard Academy, India Section Volume 19, No. 2 & 3, June - September 2005, pages 45 - 49

Evaluation of effect of periodontal treatment on serum lipid levels

2015-01-04 Dr. Jasmine Malhotra

A comparative evaluation of gingival depigmentation using LASER, cryotherapy and electrosurgery – a 6 month clinical study

2015-01-04 Dr. Sagar Sikka

The efficacy of ozonated water against chlorhexidine as subgingival irrigant following scaling and root planning. A clinical and microbiological study

2014-01-04 Dr. Hrishi TS

Fabrication and assessment of a novel third generation barrier membrane intended for promoting bone regeneration.

2014-01-04 Dr. Swati Gupta