Email : [email protected]


MDS (Public Health Dentistry):

SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad,
Karnataka University,
February, 1998.


SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad,
Karnataka University,
May, 1992.


  1. Ramya K, Suresh S, Pachava S, Pavani NP, Pydi SK, Viswanath V. Caries risk profiles in 13-15-year-old school children in Guntur city using Cariogram: A cross-sectional study.J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2024;22: 66-70.
  2. Vikramsimha Bommireddy, Srinivas Pachava, Viswanath V, Devaki Talluri, Srinivas Ravoori, Suresh Sanikommu. Oral health care seeking behaviors and influencing factors among south Indian rural adults: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry ¦ Volume 15 ¦ Issue 3 ¦ July-September 2017.
  3.  Srinivas R, Srinivas.P, Viswanath.V, Suresh.S, Devaki.T , Narayana.V . Oral health status of institutionalized street Children aged 5-15 years in guntur city, Andhra Pradesh, India. International journal of scientific & technology research 2012;11(1):19-23.
  4.   Devaki T, Narayana Rao V, Suresh S, Srinivas P, Viswanath V. Evaluation of the efficacy of two desensitising products among 20 – 40 year old people- a parallel designed randomized control Trial. Journal of the Indian association of Public health dentistry . 2012; 19:1-3.
  5.   Chandu VC, Vadapalli V, Pachava S, Marella Y, Bommireddy V, Ravoori S. Development and evaluation of a new oral health literacy instrument among Telugu speaking population: The Indian oral health literacy measure. Indian J Dent Res. 2020;31(6):862-71.
  6.   Chandu VC, Marella Y, Panga GS, Pachava S, Vadapalli V. Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Mental Health: A Scoping Review of the Existing Scales. Indian J Psychol Med. 2020;42(5):421-427.
  7.   Chandu VC, Pachava S, Vadapalli V, Marella Y. Development and Initial Validation of the COVID-19 Anxiety Scale. Indian J Public Health. 2020;64(Supplement):S201-S204.
  8.   Chandu VC, Mullapudi V, Pachava S, Viswanath V. Aspiring a paradigm shift in the current understanding of oral health promotion by testing the possibility of deriving requisite manpower using basic clinical data; an epidemiological investigation. J Orofac Sci 2020; 12(1):9-12.
  9.   Chandu VC, Pachava S, Vadapalli V. Can inclusion of humanities be a silver bullet solution to address problems in health care education? A dental academicians’ perspective. IASSI Quarterly 2019; 38(1):130-8.
  10.   Chandu VC, Pachava S, Viswanath V, Sanikommu S. Is the intention being realized in execution: Evaluation of oral health promotion program at a South-Indian University. J Orofac Sci 2018;10(2):121-6.
  11.   Chandu VC, Pachava S, Viswanath V. Strategies for improving oral health care services in rural India: an insight. International Journal of Oral Health and Medical Research 2017; 4 (2):44-6.
  12.   Chandu VC, Viswanath V, Dabbiru AK, Mullapudi LV, Pachava S. Quantification of relative difficulty of Public Health Dentistry and qualitative analysis of students’ perspectives. Journal of Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry 2017; 15(3): 234-8.