Dr. Lanka Mahesh graduated from Ambedkar Dental College, Bengaluru and followed that up with a Master of Science in Implant Dentistry from UCLA and also holds an MBA degree. He is a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and is the president of the Academy of Oral Implantology in India. He practices in Delhi with a focus exclusively on Implant and craniofacial surgeries. He has authored several books on implant dentistry and is the Editor in chief for the International Journal of Oral Implantology and Clinical Research. He has over 100 publications and has been invited to lecture extensively world-wide. He is also a key opinion leader for Bio-Horizons and has conducted several courses/workshops. He has several publications and posters on NovaBone with oral presentations at the World ICOI congress in Korea, ADIA in Vegas and EuroPerio in Vienna.
Dr. Jaibin George completed his BDS at Univ. Madras in 1991. He furthered his education by completing Clinical Mastership in Implant Dentistry in conjunction with DACE & Dental XP a part of the Immplant Externship program offered by School of Dental Medicine, Stony Brook University, USA. He is the founder of Cochin Implant Institute and has conducted several courses on implants. He is also an ICOI diplomate and has his private practice in Cochin. He has consultant implantologist positions in Oman, Zimbabwe, Maldives and various dental offices in India.
Dr. Narayan Venkataraman graduated from Ambedkar Dental College, Bengaluru in 1992 and pursued his masters in Oral Pathology at Nair Hospital and Dental College, Mumbai. He currently is the professor and HOD for Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at The Oxford Dental College in Bengaluru and has over 16 years of teaching experience. He is a Fellow and Diplomate of the ICOI and is also the director for ITI study club in Bengaluru. He is the assistant editor for the International Journal of Oral Implantology and Clinical Research and has published in several national and international journals. His lives and practices in Bengaluru with focus on Implant and graft related surgeries.
Dr. Udatta Kher graduated from Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai in 1990 and followed that up the Masters in Oral Surgery. He maintains two practices focused towards implantology, laser dentistry and restorative dentistry. He is a visiting professor in the 'Implantology Dept.' at SDM Dental College, Dharwad. he runs 'Impart Education' academy with various courses in Implant, Esthetic and Prosthodontics. he is also the director of the Mumbai Seacoast ITI Study Club.
Dr. Neel Bhatavadekar, graduated from Nair Dental College (Mumbai) and completed his masters in Bioengineering from University of FL. In addition, he also completed Post Graduate training in Periodontology at UNC, Chapel Hill (USA) and has a unique distinction of being the only Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology to be practicing in India. He is adjunct faculty at the University of Texas (Houston) for Periodontology and at Rice University & UNC for Bioengineering. He is also the first ITI fellow in India and is a reviewer for Journal of Periodontology & Journal of Clinical Periodontology. His interests are implant dentistry, mucogingival surgery and Periodontal bioengineering. He conducts various courses through Perio Esthetics where he features NovaBone prominently.
Dr. Tarun Kumar graduated from Kuvempu University and followed it up with masters in Periodontology from Rajiv Gandhi University. He lives and practices in Davangere and also is the Associate Dean of Academics at the Bapuji Dental College & Hospital. He has over 12 years in clinical experience and 10 years of teaching experience. He has been awarded a fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and also holds a Diplomate degree from them. He has been a part of several research projects and has published in over 15 national and international publications. He focuses on advances in Implant Dentistry at the Bapuji Implant Centre and is actively involved with research on NovaBone product lines.
Dr. Rajeev Chitguppi graduated from KLES institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum in 1998 and followed that up with masters in Periodontology in GDC Mumbai. He lives and practices in Mumbai and also is the Professor & HOD at Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai (Dept. of Public Health Dentistry). He has authored several books including the best-selling post graduate entrance book in 2010. He is also the moderator and director of Perioindia, which is India's first and most popular online forum dedicated to discussions in Periodontics and Implantology. He has extensively used PerioGlas & NovaBone Putty with a focus on the dynamics of osseous regeneration as it relates to Perio & Implant surgeries.
Dr. Praful Bali graduated from Dharwad and did his masters in Prosthodontics from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. He completed a one year implant course from Manipal Academy of Higher Education and masters in implant dentistry from UCLA. He is the director of advanced dental education (CADE) in New Delhi and has been conducting courses on implantology and laser dentistry for over 5 years. He is also the organizer and faculty for the gIDE/UCLA Master's program in India. He co-founded Academy of Oral Implantology and currently holds the treasurer position. He is also an associate editor of International Journal of Oral Implantology and Clinical Research and has published extensively. He practices in New Delhi with a focus on Implant related surgeries.
Dr. Girish Rao has been in practice more than 15 years and has a strong continuous interest in education, providing clinical and educational training to his other colleagues. As part of his interest in ongoing education, Dr. Girish also researches, prepares and delivers presentations in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery at national and International Maxillofacial conferences. He has a special interest in research and is carrying out many collaborative research in Japan, India and also UK in the fields of oral cancer and genetics. Dr Girish Rao is currently working as Professor & Heads the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at R.V Dental college & Hospital, Bangalore, India. He is also Senior Consultant and operates in various multispeciality and state of the art hospitlas in Bangalore such as Sagar Apollo, NIMHANS, Bangalore Institute of Oncology, Ramakrishna Hospital for Trauma, Cancer, Craniofacial, Cosmetic and Congenital problems.