Main Dissertation Topics



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1 Dr. Vishwanath Pattar Comparison of clinical & histopathological presentation of leukoplakia among tobacco users – A Hospital-based study Dr.Anjana Bagewdi
2 Dr. Pushpa S  Rose Bengal stain as a diagnostic aid in detecting oral potentially malignant lesions among tobacco chewers – a hospital-based study. Dr.Vaishali Keluskar
3 Dr. Varun Nair  Assessment of Candidal species diversity and its correlation with clinical presentation of oral candidiasis in HIV patients in Belgaum district – a cross-sectional study. Dr.Arvind Shetti



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1 Dr. Manisha Singh Comparison of Effectiveness of calendula officials extract with lycopene gel for the treatment of tobacco-induced homogenous leukoplakia – Randomized clinical study Dr.Anjana Bagewdi
2 Dr. Harshita Rai Accuracy of measurements of for men magnum and occipital condyle as an indicator for sex determination using 3D computed tomography Dr.Vaishali Keluskar
3 Dr. Ruchika Garg Comparison of the effectiveness of aloe vera gel and clobetasol propionate for topical treatment of oral lichen planus – a double-blind randomized clinical study Dr.Arvind Shetti



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1 Dr. Harpreet Kaur Assessment and comparison of levels of N-nitrosonornicotine

and 4-N-methyl nitrosamino-1,3-pyridyl-1-butanone in the saliva of tobacco chewers and nonchewers- A  Hospital Based Study

D             Dr.Vasanti


2 Dr. Deepti Biswas Effectiveness of topical Ocimum Sanctum (Tulsi) paste as a mode

of treatment in OSMF patients- a clinical trial.

Dr.Zameera Naik
3 Dr. Ram Kumar Relationship OF maxillary 1st molar roots with the floor of maxillary sinus in cone beam computed tomography view (descriptive study) Dr.Shivayogi Charantimath



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1 Dr. Lidiya Thomas Effect of smokeless tobacco as a risk factor in periodontal health  status  in diabetic patients : a clinical and digital radiographic cross sectional study Dr.Vasanti Jirge
2 Dr. Prabhavati A. Wadeyar Comparison of effectiveness of Spirulina and Lycopene as an adjuvant to corticosteroid (Triamcinolone acetonide) injection in

the management of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF)- Randomized control trial

Dr.Shivayogi Charantimath
3 Dr. Roshani M Comparison of efficacy topical coconut oil and clobetasol propionate  ointment for topical treatment of oral lichen planus – a double blind randomized clinical study Dr.Zameera Naik
4 Dr.Ansari Sulem Comparison of effectiveness of moringaoleifera leaves extract gel (2%) with retino a (0.1%) cream for treatment of oral leukoplakia: double blinded  randomized control trial ” Dr.Shivayogi Charantimath
5 Dr.Arun Panwar Assessment of Carbon Monoxide in breath and cotinine in saliva among smokers and non-smokers: A Case control study (On going) Dr.Vaishali Keluskar
6 Dr.Lokesh Kumar S Comparative evaluation of efficacy of Nigella sativa(Black seed) cream and Clobetasol propionate ointment for the management of

Oral lichen planus-A double randomized control trial”. (ON GOING)

Dr.Zameera Naik

Details of Short term projects from 2016-2020

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Name of the student Name of the project


1. Dr. Aditi Rathod Intern A study assessing the knowledge & practice regarding the systemic effects of oral diseases among the medical interns- 2016
2. Miss. Anushree (III BDS) Knowledge about appropriate radiation protection measures amongst students and Interns of KLE VKIDS, Belagavi- a questionnaire study. 2016
3. Miss. Apurva Deshpande,III DS Estimation of salivary flow in oral submucous fibrosis patients using vibro-tactile stimulation 2016
4. Dr. Abhishek Roy, Intern Botex in TMJ disorders, 2016
5. Dr. Abhishek Roy, Intern To assess association of oral habits & TMJ disorders in adolescent, alcohol – study 2016
6. Dr. Daneshwari Koshti Assessment of taste perception in tobacco users with & without potential malignant disorders – a comparative study 2016
7. Dr. Ram Kumar Effectiveness of oxitard capsule in treatment of oral submucous fibrous patients – A Pilot Study 2017
8. Dr. Ram Kumar Comparison between soft & hard occlusal splint therapy in the management of myofacial & temporomandibular disorder pain – A Pilot Study 2017
9. Urvi Thanekar Assessment of knowledge, attitude & clinical skills in Geriatrics patients with pain between interns & postgraduates of two colleges 2017
10. Urvi Thanekar Tongue based forensic identification – a short study 2017
11. Dr. Vasanti Jirge Effectiveness of therapeutic & ultrasound on an adjuvant to intraregional triamcinolone autonide injections in management of oral submucous fibrosis – a randomized single blind trial 2017
12. Dr. Zameera Naik Assessment of pain grade and sleep quality in temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) patients using brief pain inventory and Pittsburgh sleep quality index – A Questionnaire study 2017
13. Dr. Shivayogi Charantimath Oral Health awareness, status & treatment needs among pregnant women – A cross sectional study 2017
14. Simran IV BDS Knowledge and practice regarding safety standards of oral radiology among dental practitioners in Belgaum city, Karnataka 2017
15. Miss Ayesha Intern Effects of using mobile phone on volumetric changes in salivary flow rate. 2018
16. Miss. Mounica Intern Awareness about Hepatitis B among Patients attending a Dental Hospital. 2018
17. Shreya IV BDS Knowledge awareness practice of complementary and alternative medicine for oral health care management 2018
18. Dr.Ansari Sulem A Retrospective Study on Incidental Finding of Maxillary Sinus Pathology by Cone beam computed tomography : A cross sectional observational study. 2019
19. Dr.Ansari Sulem Low-level Laser Therapy: A Exemplary Therapeutic Approach to Temporomandibular Disorder – A Randomized, Single-blinded, Placebo-controlled Trial. 2019
20. Dr.Ansari Sulem A retrospective study on cyst and tumor of oral cavity : A record based study 2019
21. Dr. Arun Panwar Evaluation of styloid process using digital Orthopantomogram in symptomatic patients of styalgia: A prospective study 2019
22. Dr. Arun Panwar Assessment and comparison of Breath Carbon Monoxide and salivary cotinine levels among smokers and non-smokers: A pilot study 2019
23. Dr. Lokesh Kumar S Comparative evaluation of efficacy of Nigella sativa(Black seed) cream and Clobetasol propionate ointment for the management of Oral lichen planus- A pilot study 2019
24. Dr. Lokesh Kumar S Determiation of the prevalence of temporomandibular joint disorders and their correlation with gender and psychological factors in Indian 2020

Completed – 2

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Topic Principal Investigator Co-Investigator

Date & Year

1. Detection of HPV 16 and HPV 18 in potentially malignant disorders and oral cancer Dr. Vaishali Keluskar Dr. Kajal Gokak 2015
2. Effectiveness of laser therapy in the treatment of recurrent apthous stomatitis as pilot study 10 patients will be given laser therapy. Dr. Shivayogi Charantimath 2018
3. Assessing readiness to quit tobacco use, understand reason for quitting and not quitting  – A hospital based questionnaire Dr. Daneshwari Koshti 2018