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Achieving clinical success is the ultimate aim of any dentist. Successful cases are the “feather in the cap” of the dental surgeon that propels him/her to move forward in the right direction. Dentist need to have good knowledge base and proficient skill to apply the knowledge to achieve this goal.

foundersProf.Dr.Sathyanarayanan R and Prof.Carounanidy Usha aim to provide the knowledge base and skill to carry out the clinical procedure through their online open source knowledge base website, onlinedentallearning.com and hands on program, POWER. Their 30 years of clinical experience and 21years of teaching experience is reflected in both the POWER contact program and onlinedentallearning.com

 Online Dental Learning.com provides different sections like case reports, procedural videos, viva-voce question/answer, which will statisy the need of students, clinicians and academicians. All the sections are crafted meticuosly and updated regularly. The complete knowledge base is free to use. The complete profile and Curriculam vitae of Prof.Dr.Sathyanarayanan and Prof.Carounanidy Usha are available below.

CURRICULUM VITAE:

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Brief CV

PROF.DR.SATHYANARAYANAN.R

Prof.Dr.Sathyanarayanan, is a renowned clinician and academician who graduated from Madras dental college in the year 1988 and completed his Masters in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics in King George's Medical College, Lucknow University, in 1994. He has been disseminating his knowledge from 30 years of clinical experience and 23 years of teaching experience through his various scientific publications, 75 guest lectures and workshops. He has authored a text book titled" Trouble shoot in endodontics- A Guide to General Dental pracitioners", contributed chapters in textbooks and published CDs on various topics in conservative dentistry and endodontics. Important clinical procedures in the form of videos are published in his website www.onlinedentallearning.com which are great open sources of learning for students and clinicians. Special training in Dental Implantology was undertaken by him in Italy in the year 2013. He had served in various posts in the past 30 years of his career as Assistant professor, Professor, Head of the department and Post graduate co ordinator. He runs 'POWER" (Practice Oriented Workouts in Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry), a training program at Pondicherry, India for all clinicians and students to update their clinical skills. 

PROF.DR.CAROUNANIDY USHA

Prof. Dr.Carounanidy Usha, a renowned clinician and academician, graduated from Madras dental college in the year 1988 and completed her Masters in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics from Institute of Medical sciences, Banaras Hindu University, in 1991. She completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Health professions education in the year 2015, from Balaji Vidhyapeeth University. With her excellent clinical and theoritical knowledge, she has been serving various posts in her career during the past 30 years, as Assistant Professor Professor, and Head of the department and was the Former Dean of Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental sciences, Pondicherry and currently working as Adjunct Professor in the department of Conservative Dentistry and endodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai. Her passion towards teaching is reflected by her contributions such as text book titled" Trouble shoot in endodontics- A Guide to General Dental pracitioners", Chapter contributions in text books and various scientific presentations and publications.She has been teaching the undergraduates and post graduates about Caries Risk Assessment for more than 15 years and to objectivize it, they have come out with the concept of “Caries Risk Assessment Grid” which is in the process of Patenting and copyrighting. She had delivered 80 guest lectures in various institutions for the undergraduates and post graduate students. She had undergone special training in Dental Implantology in Italy, in the year 2013. She is a Co-director of 'POWER" (Practice Oriented Workouts in Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry), a training program at Pondicherry, India and imparts her clinical knowledge to clinicians and students.

 

About the Author

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As the author of the onlinedentallearning.com, he has taken tremendous care in crafting each and every section, like case reports, procedural videos, study materials and viva - voce question/answers, to satisfy the needs of students and practitioners. His special care for regular updating of the site will help the browsers to have continuous review of all sections.

 

Apart from all these, his online training course, POWER, is an ideal programme for clinicians and people who want to upgrade their hand skills and provide quality restorative and endodontic services to their patients. All the modules are meticulously scheduled with lectures, demos and workouts to provide a great learning experience.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS OF DR.SATHYANARAYANAN:

"New concepts in cavity preparation - A review" published in the Journal of FODI: 1997: 4(1): 13 - 17

"Crystal growth technique for composite resin bonding - A SEM study" published in Indian J Dent Res. Vol. 9 No. 3,1998, 99 - 103

"Crystal growth bonded composite restorations - A bond strength evaluation" published in Indian J Dent Res. Vol. 9 No.3, 1998, 105 - 108.

"Dens Invaginatus: Endodontic management of two cases, Journal of endodontology Dec 2000, vol.12 issue 2

"Taurodontism :Review and an endodontic case report" Journal of endodontology june 2001, vol. 13 issue 2

“Classification and management of Dental Caries - New concepts”, IJDR Vol.13,No1,Jan-Mar,2002.

“Sudoku on "Caries risk assessment" Journal of Conservative dentistry, 2005;8(3)

"Use of an aqueous extract of Terminalia chebula as an anticaries agent: a clinical study". Indian J Dent Res. 2007 Oct-Dec ;18(4):152-6

"Dental Caries" - A complete Change Over ( Part 1). Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2009; 12(2): 46 - 54

" Dental caries: A complete changeover (Part II)"- Changeover in the diagnosis and prognosis. J Conserv Dent [serialonline] 2009 [cited 2009 Nov 9];12:87-100

Carounanidy U, Sathyanarayanan R. Dental caries: A complete changeover, PART III: Changeover in the treatment decisions and treatments. J Conserv Dent 2010;13:209-17

Deepak J. Parekh , Ramarao Sathyanarayanan, Mangala Tiptur Manjunath;Clinical Management of Mid-Root Fracture in Maxillary Central Incisors: Case Reports:Int J Oral Sci, 2(4): 215–221,2010

Deepak J. Parekh, Sathyanarayanan R. Nonsurgical Endodontic Retreatment of a Mandibular First Molar with Five Canals: 1-Year Follow-up:Compendium Of Continuing Education In Dentistry, March 2012:33(3)

"Flexural strength of Resin based composites reinforced with commercially available polyethylene woven fiber : An In vitro study”. Journal of scientific dentistry 2012; 2 (1): 6-11

"Sathyanarayanan R Who are “YOU” to you? Journal of Scientific Dentistry, 4 (1), 2014:1 – 2

"Barkha J, Sathyanarayanan R.A Conservative Approach for Restoration of Grossly Decayed Vital Posterior Teeth using Fiber Reinforced Composites-A Case Series Journal of Scientific Dentistry, 4(1), 2014:9-23

"Mithunjith K, Jerry J, Sathyanarayanan R.Calcium Hydroxide Therapy for Persistent Chronic Apical Periodontitis : A Case Series. Journal of Scientific Dentistry, 4(1), 2014:24-37

"Anamika T, Sathyanarayanan R.Endodontic management of tooth with open apex using MTA as apical barrier and platelet rich fibrin membrane as internal matrix: A case report. Journal of Scientific Dentistry, 4(1), 2014:46-52

"Sathyanarayanan R, Gayathri N.Endodontic Management with Mesiobuccal Root Resection of Bilateral Maxillary First Molar: A Picture Presentation.Journal of Scientific Dentistry, 4(1), 2014:70-77

Sathyanarayanan R. The Physics and Chemistry behind the Biology of pulpal regeneration. Ann.SBV, July-Dec 2014;3(2)

Sathyanarayanan R. Do We Observe While Learning and Teaching? Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2014;4(2):1-2

Mintu EB,Usha C, Saranya R, Sathyanarayanan R. Correlation of the Bucco- lingual width and the incidence of two canals in Mandibular Incisors – An Observational Study. Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2014;4(2):14-19 

Carounanidy Usha, Sathyanarayanan R, S Mithunjit, Sudagar. Accidental Ingestion of Irrigation needle during Endodontic Procedure–Use of digital fluoroscopy in management. M. Journal of scientific dentistry 2015;5(1): 52-57

Anubhav Sood, Sathyanarayanan R, Usha C. Influence of different crosshead speeds on diametral tensile strength of a methacrylate based resin composite: An in-vitro study. Journal of Conservative Dentistry. May-June 2015:vol.18 Issue 3 

Sathyanarayanan R. Direct filling gold and cast gold workshop report. J Conserv Dent Nov-Dec 2015;18:504. 

Sathyanarayanan R, Usha C, Sudagar R. Reliability and validity of ICDAS II coding for occlusal caries using magnification: An invitro study. Int J Sci Rep 2017;3(6):149-55

G. Jeya Gopika1, Sathyanarayanan Ramarao1, Carounanidy Usha1, Bindu Meera John1, N. Vezhavendhan 2 - Histological evaluation of human pulp capped with light-cured calcium based cements: a randomized controlled clinical trial – International Journal of Scientific Reports, 2017 May;3(5):120-127

Carounanidy Usha1, Sathyanarayanan Ramarao, Bindu Meera John, Praveen Rajesh, S Swatha. Evaluation of the Shear Bond Strength of Composite Resin to Wet and Dry Enamel Using Dentin Bonding Agents Containing Various Solvents: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. January 2017;vol. 11 Issue 1. 

S.Vijayraja, Carounanidy Usha, R Sathyanarayanan, Bindu MJ, Karpagavinayagam et al. Cariogenic microflora and pH in superficial and deep layers of occlusal carious lesions -A metagenomic analysis. Journal of Advanced Clinical and Research Insights 2017; 4(4):124-128

Usha C, Ramarao S, John BM, Babu ME. Anticariogenicity of Stevia rebaudiana Extract when used as a Mouthwash in High Caries Risk Patients: Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. World J Dent 2017;8(5):364-369.

Usha C, Rao SR, George GM. A comparative evaluation of the staining capacity of microhybrid and nanohybrid resin-based composite to Indian spices and food colorants: An In vitro study. Indian J Dent Res 2018;29:201-5

U. Sathyanarayanan*,S.Ramarao. CRA Grid: Preliminary Development and Calibration of a Paper Based Objectivization of Caries Risk Assessment. Caries Res 2018;52:468–547, 65th ORCA Congress July 4–7, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ramarao S, Sathyanarayanan U. CRA Grid - A preliminary development and calibration of a paper-based objectivization of caries risk assessment in undergraduate dental education. J Conserv Dent 2019;22:185-90.

CHAPTER PUBLICATIONS OF DR.SATHYANARAYANAN:

"Chapter in Distance education curriculum - IGNOU,"Problem solving in Endodontics,2009, unit 31-32

"Study Protocols in Restorative Dentistry - Chapter contribution in the book titled "Future & Advances in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics; by Prof.L.Lakshminarayanan&Dr.C.V.N. Rao

“Electronic Data Base and Evidence Based Decision Making”- Chapter contribution in the book titled “Future Advances in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics” by Prof. L. Lakshminarayanan & Dr. C.V.N. Rao in 2006

"Chapter titled ,Retreatment in endodontics in problem solving in endodontics, published by Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2009

Standard operating procedures (SOP): A Manual on Postgraduate Clinical Exam Cases in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics,2015.

PUBLICATIONS OF DR.CAROUNANIDY USHA:

"Evaluation of the irrigation system - A radiographic study" published in Endodontology: 1997: 9(2): 33- 37

"New concepts in cavity preparation - A review" published in the Journal of FODI: 1997: 4(1): 13 - 17

"Dens Invaginatus:Two cases. Journal of endodontology Dec 2000, vol. 12 issue2

"Taurodontism –Review and an endodontic case report" Journal of endodontology june 2001, vol. 13 issue 2

"Getting cornered or getting ahead - Evidence Based Dentistry - A view point" JIDA, July 2001, vol.72, number7

Classification and management of Dental Caries-New concepts,IJDR Vol.13,No1,Jan-Mar,2002

Sudoku on "Caries risk assessment" Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2005;8(3)

"Use of an aqueous extract of Terminalia chebula as an anticaries agent: a clinical study". Indian J Dent Res. 2007 Oct-Dec ;18(4):152-6

"Dental Caries - A Complete Change Over( Part 1)", Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2009; 12(2): 46-54

"Dental caries: A complete changeover (Part II)"- Changeover in the diagnosis and prognosis. J Conserv Dent [serial online] 2009 [cited 2009 Nov 9];12:87-100

"Dental caries: A complete changeover, PART III: Changeover in the treatment decisions and treatments. J Conserv Dent 2010;13:209-17

“Plagiarism – A plague in scientific research”. Journal of scientific dentistry 2012; 1 (1),1-14

Jasini N, Gayathri N, Geena Mary, Usha C “Polishability of Silorance based composite resin – A pilot study”. Journal of scientific dentistry 2012; 1 (1), 37-40

“Dental Journalism - All is Well”. Journal of scientific dentistry 2012; 1(2)

“The Power of Unknown”. Journal of scientific dentistry 2012; 2 (1)

Carounanidy Usha, Ranjani R.”Comparative evaluation of two commercially available polymer burs for their efficacy on dentinal caries removal – Split tooth study using Polarized light microscopy. Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2012;(2)66-69

Bindu M.John, Sashi Rashmi Acharya, Vidhya Saraswathi, Carounanidy Usha. Comparitive evaluation of Carisolv with EDTA and sodium hypochlorite in removing the smear layer on Radicular Dentine using SEM – An In Vitro Study. Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2012;(2)11-18

The inseperable Duo Dentist and Dental Biomaterials. Ann.SBV, July-Dec 2014; 3(2)

Dental Biomaterials in Non- operative management of Dental Caries. Ann.SBV, July-Dec 2014; 3(2)

"Mintu EB,Usha C, Saranya R, Sathyanarayanan R. Correlation of the Bucco- lingual width and the incidence of two canals in Mandibular Incisors – An Observational Study. Journal of Scientific Dentistry 2014;4(2):14-19.

"Carounanidy usha, Bindu M.John.Nano Technology in Adhesive restorative materials". Ann.SBV, July-Dec 2014; 3(2)

"Carounanidy Usha, Sathyanarayanan R, S Mithunjit, Sudagar. Accidental Ingestion of Irrigation needle during Endodontic Procedure–Use of digital fluoroscopy in management. M. Journal of scientific dentistry 2015;5(1): 52-57

"Anubhav Sood, Sathyanarayanan R, Usha C. Influence of different crosshead speeds on diametral tensile strength of a methacrylate based resin composite: An in-vitro study. Journal of Conservative Dentistry. May-June 2015:vol.18 Issue 3.

Shivashakthy M, Sethuraman KR, Carounanidy Usha. Learn slow, achieve low, students needing additional curricular support and psychological support (SNACS,SNAPS). International Education and Research Journal.2016;2(9):9-10

Shivashakthy M, Sethuraman KR, Carounanidy Usha. Quality improvement and future directions of dental education. Journal of Scientific Dentistry.2016;6(1):1-5

Sathyanarayanan R, Usha C, Sudagar R. Reliability and validity of ICDAS II coding for occlusal caries using magnification: An invitro study. Int J Sci Rep 2017;3(6):149-55

G. Jeya Gopika1, Sathyanarayanan Ramarao1, Carounanidy Usha1, Bindu Meera John1, N. Vezhavendhan 2 - Histological evaluation of human pulp capped with light-cured calcium based cements: a randomized controlled clinical trial – International Journal of Scientific Reports, 2017 May;3(5):120-127

Carounanidy Usha1, Sathyanarayanan Ramarao, Bindu Meera John, Praveen Rajesh, S Swatha. Evaluation of the Shear Bond Strength of Composite Resin to Wet and Dry Enamel Using Dentin Bonding Agents Containing Various Solvents: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. January 2017;vol. 11 Issue 1.

Usha C, Sethuraman K, Anantakrishnan N, Narayan KA. Multi source feedback in dental post graduation- A Qualitative Research. J Contemp Med Edu. 2017;5(1):10-17.

S. Vijayraja, Carounanidy Usha, R Sathyanarayanan, Bindu MJ, Karpagavinayagam et al. Cariogenic microflora and pH in superficial and deep layers of occlusal carious lesions -A metagenomic analysis. Journal of Advanced Clinical and Research Insights 2017; 4(4):124-128

Usha C, Ramarao S, John BM, Babu ME. Anticariogenicity of Stevia rebaudiana Extract when used as a Mouthwash in High Caries Risk Patients: Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. World J Dent 2017;8(5):364-369.

Jasmine Rayapudi, Carounanidy Usha .Knowledge, attitude and skills of dental practitioners of Puducherry on minimally invasive dentistry concepts: A questionnaire survey. J Conserv Dent 2018;21:257-62.

Manivasakan Shivasakthy, K. R. Sethuraman, and Carounanidy Usha. Value the Formative Assessment, for it Values the Student Outcome - A Historic Cohort Study of Dental Undergraduate Students in India. International Journal of Learning and Teaching Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2018.

Usha C, Rao SR, George GM. A comparative evaluation of the staining capacity of microhybrid and nanohybrid resin-based composite to Indian spices and food colorants: An In vitro study. Indian J Dent Res 2018;29:201-5

U. Sathyanarayanan,S.Ramarao. CRA Grid: Preliminary Development and Calibration of a Paper Based Objectivization of Caries Risk Assessment. Caries Res 2018;52:468–547, 65th ORCA Congress July 4–7, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ramarao S, Sathyanarayanan U. CRA Grid - A preliminary development and calibration of a paper-based objectivization of caries risk assessment in undergraduate dental education. J Conserv Dent 2019;22:185-90.

CHAPTER PUBLICATIONS OF DR.CAROUNANIDY USHA:

Study Protocols in Restorative Dentistry- Chapter contribution in the book titled "Future & Advances in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics" by Prof. L. Lakshminarayanan & Dr. C.V.N. Rao, in 2002.

"Electronic Data Base and Evidence Based Decision Making;- Chapter contribution in the book titled Future & Advances in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics; by Prof. L.Lakshminarayanan & Dr.C.V.N. Rao in 2006.

"Chapter titled ,"Retreatment in endodontics" in problem solving in endodontics, published by Indira Gandhi National Open University, 2009.

Chapter titled "Pulpotomy and Apexification" in the Text book of endodontics, edited by Dr.Anil Kohli in 2009.

INVENTIONS OF DR.SATHYANARAYANAN.R:

Invented, improvised and fabricated few small things for efficient work atmosphere in dentistry. The following three are worth mentioning:

Thermo-photo catalytic chair side curing unit for indirect composites

Complete gold foil operatory kit with electro mallet.

• “Caries risk assessment grid” for identifying caries risk status of individuals. (Applied for patent )