La Défense, Paris
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DR. A.J. SAI SANKAR, M.D.S
PROFESSOR AND HEAD,

DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

Email : [email protected]

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

MDS (Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry):

Bapuji Dental College & Hospital.
RGUHS Davangere, Karnataka.
March, 1999.

BDS:

Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara College of Dental Sciences.
Karnataka University, Dharwad.
December, 1995.

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Nalini B, Pranitha K, Sai Sankar AJ, E Sridevi, K Siva Sankar, A Chandu Siva. Remineralizing potential of various commercially available dentifrices on artificial enamel lesions. World J Dent 2022;13(2):116–20.
  2. Deepthi Nirmal G, Sai Sankar AJ, Sridevi E, Sridhar M, Siva Sankar K, Raja Satish P. Comparative evaluation of chelating efficacy of nano‑chitosan, pomegranate extract, and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid on primary radicular dentin: An in vitro study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2022;40:201-7.
  3. Lavanya T, Sai Sankar AJ, Sridevi E, Pranitha K, Sankar KS, Kumar KK. Cleaning efficacy of various rotary endodontic file systems in primary dentition. Endod 2021;33:196-200.
  4. Gadamsetti K, Sai sankar AJ, Sridevi E, Pranitha K, Siva sankar K, Nayak P. Assessing vitamin E and glutathione peroxidase levels in salivary samples of children with and without dental caries. J Clin Diagn Res 2021;15(6):ZC06-9.
  5. Lavanya T, Sai Sankar AJ, E Sridevi, Pranitha K, Siva Sankar K, Asritha K. Comparative evaluation of cleaning efficacy of three rotary endodontic file systems in primary teeth. Int J Dent Sci Inn Res 2021;4(2):157-65.
  6.   Pushpanjali M, Sai Sankar AJ, Sridevi E, Sankar KS, Kumar KK, Balaji K. Scanning electron microscopic evaluation of erosive potential of pediatric liquid medicaments on primary teeth. J Orofac Sci 2020;12:119-25.
  7.   Anusha K, Sridevi E, Sai Sankar AJ, Sridhar M, Siva Sankar K, Chowdary KH. An in vitro evaluation of biodegradability of stainless steel crowns at various salivary pH. Indian J Dent Res 2020;31:569-73.
  8.   Sridhar M, Sankar AJ, Sankar KS, Kumar KK. Accidental displacement of primary anterior teeth following the extraction of neonatal teeth. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2020;38:311-4.
  9.   Singh TS, Sridevi E, Sai Sankar AJ, Kakarla P, Vallabaneni SSK, Sridhar M. Cephalometric assessment of dentoskeletal characteristics in children with digit-sucking habit. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2020;13(3):221–4.
  10.   Sai VP, Pranitha K, Sai Sankar AJ, Sridhar M, Sankar KS, Ramgopal AK. Determining the efficacy of three potential remineralizing agents on artificial carious lesions. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2020;14(1):1–5.
  11.   Hanisha A, Sai Sankar AJ, Sridhar M, S. Krishna VS. Surgical repositioning of the impacted permanent maxillary central incisor. SRM J Res Dent Sci 2019;10:245-9.
  12.   Navaneet S, Muktineni S, Avula SS, Kakarla P, Kommineni HC, Amruthavalli K. Antimicrobial efficacy of herbal extracts combined with zinc oxide eugenol as an obturating material in primary teeth- An in vitro study. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2019;8:244-9.
  13.   Vallabhaneni K, Muktineni S, Avula SS, Korikani A. A rare case of familal Van der Woude syndrome. Int J Pedod Rehabil 2019;4:76-9.
  14.   K. Abhiram, A. J. Sai Sankar, E. Sridevi, M. Sridhar, K. Pranitha, D. Aruna. Correlation of mother and child’s taste perception and their caries experience. Contemp Clin Dent 2019;10(3):440-5.
  15.   Satti P, Kakarla P, Avula SS, Muppa R, Rompicharla SV, Biswas S. Indigenous irrigants as potent antimicrobials in endodontic treatment: An in vitro study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2019;37:275-81.
  16.   Jyothsna Pinni, J.S Sankar Avula, Sujatha Bandi. Association of dental caries with socio-demographic and nutritional factors among school children in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Pediatric Dental Journal 2019;29:111-5. https:// doi.org/ 10.1016/ j.pdj. 2019.07.003
  17.   Jyothsna Pinni, J.S.Sankar Avula, Sridhar Mukthineni, Sujatha Bandi, Thulasi Gokul. Antimicrobial activity of pomegranate (Punica Granatum) pericarp extract against Streptococcus mutans- A source for natural mouth rinse: An In Vitro and In Vivo study. Biomedical and Pharmacology Journal 2018:11(4);2025-30.
  18.   D. Jaya Harika, E. Sridevi, A.J. Sai Sankar, K. Pranitha, Srinivas Reddy Gosla, G. Bhanu Kiran. Dermatoglyphic analysis in parents with cleft children: A comparative study. Contemp Clin Dent 2018;9(2):S291-8.
  19.   Siva Sankar, K.Pranitha, A.J.Sai Sankar, B.Sujatha, V.Sai Krishna, K.Kiran Kumar. Remineralizing potential of commercially available pediatric dentrifices: An In Vitro study. Pediatric Dental Journal 2018;28(3):160-4.
  20.   Mahesh C, Sai Sankar AJ, Srideevi E, Charishna B, Manoj Kumar MG, Radhika M. Evaluating the effectiveness of rehydrating solutions in preserving periodontal ligament cells vitality: An In Vitro study. Saudi Endod J 2018;8:19-24.
  21.   Anche S, Kakarla P, Avula SS, Akkala SG. Impact of tissue engineering in dentistry. Niger J Exp Clin Biosci 2017:5:35-8.
  22.   Anche S, Kakarla P, Avula SJ, Akkala SG. Tissue engineering and its application in dentistry. Univ Res J Dent 2017;7:6-10.
  23.   Avula Jogendra Sai Sankar. Role of pedodontist in diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea in children. J Ind Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2017; 35: S135.
  24.   Kumari KK, Sridevi E, Sai Sankar AJ, Gopal AS, Pranitha K, Manoj Kumar MG. In Vivo evaluation of honey as a new medicament for vital pulp therapy in primary teeth. SRM J Res Dent Sci 2017;8:58-63.
  25.   Madhulika Macha, Bharathi Lamba, Jogendra Sai Sankar Avula, Sridhar Mukthineni, Pratap Gowd, Jai Shankar Margana, Prasad Chitoori. Estimation of correlation between chronological age, skeletal age and dental age in children- A cross sectional study. J Clin Diag Res 2017;11(9):ZC01-ZC04. DOI:10.7860/JCDR/2017/25176.10637.
  26.   Reddy GA, Sridevi E, Sai Sankar AJ, Pranitha K, Pratap Gowd MJ, Vinay C. Endodontic treatment of chronically infected primary teeth using triple antibiotic paste: An In Vivo study. J Conserv Dent 2017;20:405-10.
  27.   Vantipalli UK, Avula SS, Enuganti S, Bandi S, Kakarla P, Kuravadi RV. Effect of three commercially available chewing gums on salivary flow rate and pH in caries active and caries free children: An In Vivo study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2017;35:254-9.
  28.   Yenni M, Bandi S, Avula SS, Margana PG, Kakarla P, Amrutavalli A. Comparative evaluation of four different sterilization methods on contaminated endodontic files. Chrismed J Health Res 2017;4:194-7.
  29.   Krishna Vallabhaneni, Pranitha Kakarla, Sai Sankar Jogendra Avula, Venu Gopal Reddy N, Pratap Gowd MJS, Kuravadi Raja Vardhan. Comparative analyses of smear layer removal using four different irrigant solutions in the primary root canals-A scanning electron microscopic study. J Clin Diag Res 2017;11(4):ZC64-ZC67. DOI:10.7860/JCDR/2017/24169.9684.
  30.   Krishna, AJ Sai Sankar, K Pranitha, D Harika. Accidental aspiration and uneventful retrieval of hand protaper endodontic file in a 11 year old child: A case report. Journal of Indian Dental Association 2017;11(10): 28-31.
  31.   Avula Jogendra Sai Sankar, Enuganti Sreedevi, Akkala Satya Gopal, Manne Naga Lakshmi. A rare condition of bimaxillary primary molar taurodontism. J Dent Shiraz Univ Med Sci 2017;18(2):153-6.
  32.   Rajavardhan K, MG Manoj Kumar, AJ Sai Sankar, Siva Sai Krishna V. Restoration of severely mutilated primary anterior teeth using prefabricated post: A case report. International Journal of Health Sciences and Research 2016;6(7):394-8.
  33.   GVS Kishore, AJ Sai Sankar, MJS Pratap Gowd, M Sridhar, Kakarla Pranitha, VS Sai Krishna. Comparative evaluation of fluoride releasing ability of various restorative materials after the application of surface coating agents- An In Vitro study. J Clin Diag Res 2016;10(12):ZC38-ZC41. DOI:10.7860/JCDR/2016/21980.9047.
  34.   Mahesh Chinta, Avula Jogendra Sai Sankar, Sribala Naga Gantha, Pratej Kiran Kanumuri. Tumour that challenged diagnosis: Mandibular myofibroma. BMJ Case Rep 2016.doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-217890.
  35.   Mahesh Chinta, Avula Jogendra Sai Sankar, Charishma Birra, Pratej Kiran Kanumuri. Successful management of recurrent mucocele by diode laser and thermoplasticised splint as an adjunctive therapy. BMJ Case Rep 2016.doi:10.1136/bcr-2016-216354.
  36.   Lohitha K, Prakash M, Gopinadh A, Sai Sankar AJ, Sandeep CH, Sreedevi B. Color stability of heat cure acrylic resin subjected to stimulated short term immersion in fast acting denture cleansers. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2016;6:291-5.
  37.   Adusumilli H, Avula JS, Kakarla P, Bandi S, Mallela GM, Vallabhaneni K. Color stability of esthetic restorative materials used in pediatric dentistry: An In-vitro study. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2016;34:233-7.
  38.   Pranitha Kakarla, Jogendra Sai Sankar Avula, Sampath Anche, Pratapgowd MJS. Collagen as a biomaterial in dentistry. International Journal of Innovative Medicine and Health Science 2016;6:1-4. http://dx.doi.org/10.20530/IJIMHS_6_1-4.
  39.   Shobha MB, Sai A, Manoj K, Srideevi E, Sridhar M, Pratap G. Applicability of two universally accepted mixed dentition analysis on a sample from Southeastern region of Andhra Pradesh, India. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2016;6:176-80.
  40.   Sankar AJS, Birra C, Bandi S, Chinta M, Enuganti S, Mukthineni S. Comparative Evaluation of microleakage in restored primary molars using conventional and chemomechanical removal of carious tissue: An in-vitro study. J Contemp Dent 2016;6(2):108-113.
  41.   Akkala Satya Gopal, Lakshmi Sindhuri Veluru, Sai Sankar AJ, CH Ram Sunil. Apitherapy- A natural antidote for oral diseases: An overview. J Res Dent 2016:4(2):41-4.
  42.   Nandana K L, Sai Sankar A J, Manoj Kumar M G, Naveen K, Pranitha K, Manjula B S. Comparative evaluation of microleakage using three variables of glass-ionomer cement in primary and permanent teeth: An in vitro study. J Interdiscip Dentistry 2016;6:110-5.
  43.   Sai Sankar Avula Jogendra, Sujatha Bandi, Satya Gopal Akkla, Mahesh Chinta. Oral rehabilitation of a child with Goldenhar syndrome. Journal of young pharmacists 2015;7(3):276-80.
  44.   Sankar AJS, Samatha Y, Ravi Kiran A, Poornachandra N. Hand Foot and Mouth Disease. J Bioengineer & Biomedical Sci 2015;5(1):137. Doi:10.4172/2155-9538.1000137.
  45.   Reddy MC, Sai Sankar AJ, Pentakota VG, Kolli H, Ganta H, Katari PK. Efficacy of antimicrobial property of two commercially available chemomechanical caries removal agents (Carisolv and Papacarie): An ex vivo J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2015;5:183-9.
  46.   Lakshmi PD, Sridevi E, Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Sridhar M, Sujatha B. Diagnostic perspective of saliva in insulin dependent diabetes mellitus children:                An in vivo Contemp Clin Dent 2015;6:443-7.
  47.   Akurathi Ratnaditya, Mallela George Manoj Kumar, Sai Sankar Avula Jogendra, Mohammad Zabirunnisa, Chaitanya Ram Kandregula, Raj Kumar chowdhary Kopuri. Clinical evaluation of retention in hydrophobic and hydrophillic pit and fissure sealants-a two year follow-up study. Journal of Young Pharmacists 2015;7(3): 171-9.
  48.   Ratnaditya A, Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Sankar AJ, Nanduri MK. Bicuspidization in an 11-year-old child: A conservative approach for periodontally compromised molar. J Pediatr Dent 2015;3:32-5.
  49.   Avula Jogendra Sai Sankar. Evaluation of Honey as a pulpotomy agent- An In Vivo study. International dental Journal 2015; 65 (Suppl. 2): 124 Abstract FC213.
  50.   AJ Sai Sankar, Y Samatha, S Suneela, D Ankineedu babu. A rare co-occurrence of Amelogenesis Imperfecta and various non enamel manifestations in siblings – Report of two cases. J Clin Diag Res 2014; 8(1): 282-4.
  51.   Rajvardhan K, A.J.Sai Sankar, Tanveer Ahmed Shaik, Naveen Kumar V, Raj Kumar K. A novel technique in restoring fractured anterior teeth. J Clin Diag Res 2014; 8(2):244-5.
  52.   Rajavardhan K, Sankar A, Kumar M, Kumar KR, Pranitha K, Kishore KK. Erosive potential of cola and orange fruit juice on tooth colored restorative materials. Ann Med Health Sci Res 2014;4:208-12.
  53.   Karteek Eswara, Jogendra Sai Sankar Avula, George Manoj Kumar Mallela, Sreedevi Enuganti, Jai Shankar Pratap Gowd Margana, Pranitha Kakarla. Deciduous molar sizes and sexual dimorphism: South Indian study. J Ped Dent 2014;2(1):13-9.
  54.   Sai Sankar Avula Jogendra, Ratna aditya Akurati, Pratap Gowd Margana Jai Shankar, Raj Kumar Chowdhary Kopuri. Comprehensive and novel dental management of a child with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology 2014;15(1):30-2.
  55.   Samatha Y, Sankar AJS, Ganapathy KS, Srinivas K, Ankineedu D, Choudary ALS. Clinicopathologic evaluation of lesions associated with tobacco usage. J Contemp Dent Pract 2014;15(4):466-72.
  56.   Harshavardhan Talla, Nanda Kumar Kommineni, Samatha Yalamancheli, Jogendra Sai Sankar Avula, Deepa Chillakuru. A study on pulp stones in a group of the population in Andhra Pradesh, India: An institutional study. J Conserv Dent 2014;17(2):111-4.
  57.   Sai sankar AJ, Sreedevi E, Suresh babu M, Naveen V, Rajvardhan K. School teachers knowledge regarding dental health. Indian J Dent Sci 2013;5(2):155-8.
  58.   Naveen kumar V, Sai Sankar AJ, Rajavardhan K. “Early – small baby”- Dental needs. J Oral Res Rev 2013; 5(1):4-9.
  59.   Samata, T Harshavardhan Reddy, Jyothirrmai, A Ravi kiran, AJ Sai Sankar. Management of oral pyogenic granuloma with sodium tetra decyl sulphate- A case series. The New York State Dental Journal 2013; June /July:55-7.
  60.   Pranitha Kakarla, Jogendra Sai Sankar Avula, George Manoj Kumar Mellela, Sujatha Bandi, Sampath Anche. Dental pulp response to collagen and Pulpotec cement as pulpotomy agents in primary dentition: An histological study. J Conserv Dent 2013;16 (5):434-8.
  61.   Ratnaditya A, M.G. Manoj Kumar, J. Saishankar, K.Raj Kumar Chowdhary, Vivekanand S.K,  B.Ashok Kumar Chowdhary. Comprehensive dental treatment of early childhood caries in a patient with sickle cell anemia- a case report. Journal of Interdisciplinary Dental Sciences 2013;2(1):12-6.
  62.   Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Samata Y. Morphological aberration (shape) in a permanent maxillary lateral incisor. Clin Dent 2012;6(1):52-6.
  63.   Sreedevi, AJ Sai Sankar, MG Manoj Kumar, B Sujatha. Maiden Morsel- Feeding in cleft lip and palate infants. J Int Soc Prevent Communit Dent 2012; 2(2):31-7.
  64.   Samatha Y, Ravi Kiran A, Sai Sankar AJ, Muralidhar Mupparapu, Steven RS, Laxmi C. Familial white sponge neevus of the oral mucosa: report of occurrence in three generations. Quintessence International 2012; 43(4):319-23.
  65.   Pratap Gowd MJS, Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Shankar AJ, Sujatha B, Sreedevi E. Evaluation of three medicinal plants for antimicrobial activity. AYU 2012;33(3):423-8.
  66.   Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Sankar AJ, Radha Krishna AN, Chaitanya Ram K. Platelet rich plasma- the panacea of healing. J Oral Res Rev 2011;3(1):56-62.
  67.   Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Sankar AJ, Pratap Goud MJS, Sujatha B, Sridevi E, Hemjith V. Antibacterial properties of eight plant extracts on plaque bacteria. J NTR Univ Health Sci 2011;7-11.
  68.   Sujatha B, Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG. Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs for school going children in rural and urban areas of Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2011;17:533-8.
  69.   Sujatha B, Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Sridhar M. Prevalence of dental caries and treatment needs for the school going children of Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh. J Orofac Sci 2011;3(1):10-3.
  70.   Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Sankar AJ, Ratnaditya A, Hemjith V. Esthetic rehabilitation of severely dilacerated crown. J Orofac Sci 2011;3(2):32-4.
  71.   Sai Sankar AJ, Samatha Y, Manoj Kumar MG. Compound Odontome – A case report. Clin Dent 2010; 4(7):56-9.
  72.   Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Sankar AJ, Srikanth RK. Pyramidal molar roots in primary and permanent dentition along with non syndromic oligodontia in a 11 year old boy. Annals and Essences of Dentistry 2010;2(2):36-9.
  73.   Sujatha B, Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Sreedevi E, Sridhar M. Mouth guard – An oral protective device. J Orofac Sci 2010;2(1):40-5.
  74.   Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Srikanth RK. Management of three fused primary teeth. Annals and Essences of Dentistry 2010;2(2):46-51.
  75.   Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Samatha Y, Reddy KS. Hyper IgE disorder associated with multiple fused primary teeth- A rare clinical occurrence. Int J Clin Ped Dent 2010; 3(3):215-8.
  76.   Samatha Y, Harshavardhan T, Ravi Kiran A, Sai Sankar AJ, Ramakrishna B. Familial Crouzon Syndrome. Contemp Clin Dent 2010; 1(4):277-80. 
  77.   Manoj Kumar MG, Sai Sankar AJ, Ratnaditya A. A maxillary appliance for correcting lower lip sucking habit. J Orofac Sci 2010;2(1):19-21.
  78.   Manoj Kumar MG, Sujatha B, Sai Sankar AJ. Supernumerary teeth-An update. J Orofac Sci 2009;1(2):4-8.
  79.   Sridhar M, Sai Sankar AJ, Manoj Kumar MG, Sujatha B, Sreedevi E. Silent Scourge or Bomb shell. Journal of IAPHD (AP Chapter) 2009;3(1):40-7.
  80.   Sai Sankar AJ, Sujatha B, Manoj Kumar MG, Srikanth Reddy K, Udayabhaskar V. Chemo mechanical methods of caries removal – Exploring new avenues in dental care. Andhra Pradesh State Dental Journal 2009;2(2):18-24.