Rakeshn

Dr. Nagaraju Rakesh

Professor and Head|Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology


He has been the Editor-in-Chief – Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research since 2015. Previously, he has been a member of UG Academic Committee (2007 – 2014) and PG Academic Committee (2014 – 2019). His academic and research career began 12 years ago. He takes MDS modules 1, 2 and 4. At the BDS level, he conducts III and IV BDS theory and clinical classes. He also teaches the BDS Professional core elective subjects. On many occasions, he has been a notable Advisor to undergraduates, postgraduate (MDS) students on their thesis and to PhD scholars on their dissertation. He has a PhD degree from D A P M R V Dental College and Hospital (2016).

Qualifications

  • BDS

  • MDS

  • PhD

Experience

13 years

Training Experience

CBCT Training, LASER Training

Research Interest
Volumetric analysis of Odontogenic cysts and Tumors · Mathematical Shape Analysis of Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors · Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis (Static and Transient) of Vascular Headaches Caused due to Ponticulus Posticus And Elongated Styloid Complex · Fluid to Solid Interaction (FSI) analysis of Vascular Headaches Caused Due to Ponticulus Posticus And Elongated Styloid Complex · Advanced Rapid prototyping of complex head and neck structures of the head and neck · Deep Learning for Radiographic Detection of perioral bone loss · Multimodal Medical Image Registration using CBCT · Expertise: Oral Medicine and Radiology, CBCT

Research Expertise

Volumetric analysis of Odontogenic cysts and Tumors · Mathematical Shape Analysis of Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors · Computational Fluid Dynamic Analysis (Static and Transient) of Vascular Headaches Caused due to Ponticulus Posticus And Elongated Styloid Complex · Fluid to Solid Interaction (FSI) analysis of Vascular Headaches Caused Due to Ponticulus Posticus And Elongated Styloid Complex · Advanced Rapid prototyping of complex head and neck structures of the head and neck · Deep Learning for Radiographic Detection of perioral bone loss · Multimodal Medical Image Registration using CBCT · Expertise: Oral Medicine and Radiology, CBCT

  1. Ph.D. Dissertation
    COX‑2 gene expression in Human oral cancer: A Real-Time PCR Study Guide-Dr K S Nagesh (Former Principal DAPMRV Dental College) , Dr Asha Iyengar (Principal DAPMRV Dental College) · National Conference Papers: 05 1. Crohn’s Disease” presented at IV th National Triple O Symposium 2004 held at Bangalore, Karnataka.
  2. Unicystic Ameloblastoma” at Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology (IAOMR) National PG Convention 2006 held at Wardha
  3. Story Of Lith” at IAOMR National Conference 2011, at Bangalore 4. Advanced Rapid Prototyping In Dentistry – A Pilot Study” at National IAOMR Conference 2015, Hyderabad 5. Fidelity Diagnostics In Cervicofacial Headaches- A Original Research at National PG convention, VS dental College, Bangalore-2019.
  4. International Conference Papers: 02 1. Rapid Prototyping In Dentistry: A Road Less Travelled” at 65th AAOMR Conference 2015 held at Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 2
  5. Multimodal Medical Image Registration With CBCT” at ECDMFR Conference 2016 held at Cardiff, UK · National Journal Papers: 16 1. Kaushik, A., Reddy, S.S., Umesh, L., Devi, B.K.Y., Santana, N. and Rakesh, N., 2013. Oral and salivary changes among renal patients undergoing hemodialysis: A cross-sectional study. Indian journal of nephrology, 23(2), p.125. Indian-Pubmed-Scopus 2. Adaki, S.R., Yashodadevi, B.K., Sujatha, S., Santana, N., Rakesh, N. and Adaki, R., 2013. Incidence of cystic changes in impacted lower third molar. 
  6. Indian Journal of Dental Research, 24(2), p.183. Indian-Pubmed-Scopus 3. Jatti, D., Kantraj, Y.D.B. and Nagaraju, R., 2014. Role of dermatoglyphics in malignant and potentially malignant disorders of the oral cavity: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 26(4), p.379. Indian-Index CopernicusIndian citation Index 4. Sujatha, S., Jalihal, U., Devi, Y., Rakesh, N., Chauhan, P. and Sharma, S., 2016. Oral pH in gastroesophageal reflux disease. 
  7. Indian Journal of Gastroenterology, 35(3), pp.186 – 189. Indian-Pubmed-Scopus 5. Reddy SS, Rakesh N, Raghav N, Devaraju D, Bijjal SG. Sialography: Report of 3 cases. Indian J Dent Res [serial online] 2009 [cited 2019 Aug 19];20:499 – 502. Indian-Pubmed-Scopus 6. Nagi, R., Sahu, S. and Nagaraju, R., 2016. Oral health, nutritional knowledge, and practices among pregnant women and their awareness relating to adverse pregnancy outcomes. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 28(4), p.396. Indian-Index Copernicus-Indian citation Index
  8. BK, Y.D., Rakesh, N., Nisha, A., Sagar, P. and Prasad, K., 2010. Bilateral keratocystic odontogenic tumor of mandible. Indian Journal of Multidisciplinary Dentistry, 1(1). Indian- Scopus 8. Nagi, R., Kantraj, Y.D.B., Nagaraju, R. and Reddy, S.S., 2016. Risk factors, quality of life, and oral implications of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. 
  9. Journal of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 28(3), p.274. Indian-Index Copernicus-Indian citation Index 9. Rakesh, N., 2018. The Neoteric Trends of Oral Cancer. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research, 14(1). Indian-Indian citation Index 10. Rakesh, N., 2018. Aviation Dentistry – An Unexplored Avenue. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research, 14(2). IndianIndian citation Index. 
  10. Rakesh, N., Sujatha, S., Pavan Kumar, T., Yashoda Devi, B.K., Gupta, D. and Harish, B.N., 2018. Reliability of Ameloglyphics for Person Identification Following Adverse Conditions. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research, 14(1), pp.2 – 6. Indian-Indian citation Index .
  11. Kumar, T.P., Sujatha, S., Devi, B.K., Rakesh, N. and Shwetha, V., 2017. Basics of CBCT Imaging. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research, 13(1), pp.49 – 55. Indian-Indian citation Index.
  12. Rakesh, N., 2017. Nanodentistry: The Story So Far. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research, 13(2). Indian-Indian citation Index.
  13. Pavan Kumar, T., Sujatha, S., Rakesh, N. and Shwetha, V.,2019 Benign Migratory GlossitisA Review. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research, 15(1), pp.69 – 72. Indian-Indian citation Index.
  14. Sujatha S Reddy, N Rakesh, Atul Kaushik,Bite mark analysis in Forensic odontology Indian Journal of Forensic odontology 3 15 – 20 2010-Indian – scopus-Index Copernicus.
  15. Sujatha S Reddy, N Rakesh, Atul Kaushik, 2009 Compound and Complex Composite Odontomas- Report of two cases Journal of Indian Dental Association 3 375 – 377 2009 – indian- Indian-Indian citation Index •
    International Journal Papers
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    1. Raghav, N., Reddy, S.S., Giridhar, A.G., Murthy, S., Devi, B.Y., Santana, N., Rakesh, N. and Kaushik, A., 2010. Comparison of the efficacy of conventional radiography, digital radiography, and ultrasound in diagnosing periapical lesions. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, 110(3), pp.379 – 385.
    2. InternationalPubmed 2. Nagi, R., Reddy-Kantharaj, Y.B., Rakesh, N., Janardhan-Reddy, S. and Sahu, S., 2016. Efficacy of light based detection systems for early detection of oral cancer and oral potentially malignant disorders: systematic review. Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal, 21(4), p.e447. International- Pubmed central
    3. Nagi, R., Devi, B.Y., Rakesh, N., Reddy, S.S. and Patil, D.J., 2015. Clinical implications of prescribing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in oral health care — a review. Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology, 119(3), pp.264 – 271. International- Pubmed central
    4.Devaraju, D., Devi, B.Y., Vasudevan, V. and Manjunath, V., 2014. Dentinogenesis imperfecta type I: A case report with literature review on nomenclature system. Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology: JOMFP, 18(Suppl 1), p.S131. International- Pubmed central
    5. Juneja, M., Devi, Y.B., Rakesh, N. and Juneja, S., 2014. Age estimation using pulp/​tooth area ratio in maxillary canines‑A digital image analysis. Journal of forensic dental sciences, 6(3), p.160. International- Pubmed central
    6. Nagi, R., Yashoda Devi, B.K., Rakesh, N., Reddy, S.S., Santana, N. and Shetty, N., 2014. Relationship between femur bone mineral density, body mass index and dental panoramic mandibular cortical width in diagnosis of elderly postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR, 8(8), p.ZC36. International- Pubmed central
    8. Nagi, R., Kantharaj, Y.B.R., Nagaraju, R. and Reddy, S.J., 2016. Sialocele of Parotid Duct: Report of Case with Review of Literature. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research:, 10(2), p.ZD04. International ‑Pubmed-Scopus
    9. Aarthi Nisha, V., Parthiban, J., Santana, N., Giridhar, A.G., Yashoda Devi, B.K., Sujatha Reddy, S. and Rakesh, N., 2013. The role of colour Doppler ultrasonography in the diagnosis of fascial space infections‑a cross sectional study. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR, 7(5), p.962.
    10. International- Pubmed central 9. Yashoda-Devi, B.K., Rakesh, N. and Agarwal, M., 2012. Langerhans cell histiocytosis with oral manifestations: A rare and unusual case report. Journal of clinical and experimental dentistry, 4(4), p.e252. International- Pubmed central 10. Devi, B.K., Rakesh, N. and Ravleen, N., 2011. Diagnostic efficacy of panoramic mandibular index to identify postmenopausal women with low bone mineral densities. J Clin Exp Dent. 3(5):e456-61.
    11.International- Pubmed central 11. Nagi, R., Sahu, S. and Rakesh, N., 2016. Molecular and genetic aspects in the etiopathogenesis of ameloblastoma: An update. Journal of oral and maxillofacial pathology: JOMFP, 20(3), p.497. International- Pubmed central 12. Sujatha, R.S., Rakesh, N., Deepa, L., Ashish, L. and Shridevi, B., 2011. Rhino cerebral mucormycosis: a report of two cases and review of literature. J Clin Exp Dent. 3(3):e256- 60. International- Pubmed central 13. Nagi, R., Patil, D.J., Rakesh, N., Jain, S. and Sahu, S., 2018. Natural agents in the management of oral mucositis in cancer patients-systematic review. Journal of oral biology and craniofacial research, 8(3), pp.245 – 254.
    14.International- Pubmed central 14. Rakesh, N., Devi, Y., Majumdar, K., Reddy, S.S. and Agarwal, K., 2015. Tumour associated tissue eosinophilia as a predictor of locoregional recurrence in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of clinical and experimental dentistry, 7(1), p.e
    15. InternationalPubmed central 15. Rakesh, N., Bhoomareddy Kantharaj, Y.D., Agarwal, M. and Agarwal, K., 2014. Ultrastructural and elemental analysis of sialoliths and their comparison with nephroliths. Journal of investigative and clinical dentistry, 5(1), pp.32 – 37.
    16.InternationalPubmed central 16. Jatti, D., Kantaraj, Y., Nagaraju, R., Janardhan, S. and Nataraj, S., 2013. Age estimation by measuring open apices of lower erupted teeth in 12 – 16 years olds by radiographic evaluation. Journal of forensic and legal medicine, 20(5), pp.430 – 434.
    17.InternationalPubmed central Reddy, S.S., Rakesh, N., Chauhan, P. and Sharma, S., 2015. Rhinocerebral mucormycosis among diabetic patients: an emerging trend. Mycopathologia, 180(5 – 6), pp.389 – 396.
    18.International- Pubmed central Yashoda-Devi, B.K., Rakesh, N., Devaraju, D. and Santana, N., 2011. Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I – a focus on oral disease in a young child. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal, 16(2), pp.e153‑7.
    19 International- Pubmed central . Reddy, S.S., Rakesh, N., Kaushik, A., Devaraju, D. and Kumar, B.N., 2011. Evaluation of the accuracy, precision and validity of hydrophilic vinyl polysiloxane impression material for bite mark analysis. EXCLI journal, 10, p.55.
    20. International- Pubmed central . Reddy SS, Rakesh N, Raghav N, Devaraju D, Bijjal SG. Sialography: Report of 3 cases. Indian J Dent Res ;20:499 – 502. Available from:
    21.International- Pubmed central Meer, Z. and Rakesh, N., 2011. Concrescence in primary dentition: A case report. International Journal of Clinical Dental Science, 2(2)
    22.International –Index Copernicus Juneja, M., Juneja, S., Rakesh, N. and Kantharaj, Y.D.B., 2016. Ameloglyphics: A possible forensic tool for person identification following high temperature and acid exposure. Journal of forensic dental sciences, 8(1), p.28.
    23. International- Pubmed central Reddy, S.S., Rakesh, N., Ramadoss, T. and Jatti, D., 2010. Orofacial granulomatosis: a rare case report with review of literature. J Clin Exp Dent. 2(3):e138-41
    24. InternationalPubmed central . Rakesh, N., Devi, B.Y., Patil, D.J. and Nagi, R., 2014. Assessment of cervical spine postural disorders in patients with temporomandibular dysfunction: a radiographic evaluation. Oral Radiology, 30(1), pp.38 – 44.
    25. International- Pubmed central Santana, N., Devi, B.K., Ramadoss, T., Sumati, T., Prasad, S. and Swamy, S., 2010. Lipid proteinosis: A case report. Quintessence International, 41(3).
    26. International- Pubmed central N Rakesh, CM, Y. and Meer, A., 2012. Bilateral double teeth in primary dentition: A case report.
    27. International Journal of Contemporary Dentistry, 3(2). 78 . Rakesh, N., Iyengar, A., Majumdar, K., Vidya, G.S. and Kumar, S.S., 2016. Quantitative Evaluation of Tumour-Associated Tissue Eosinophilia and Cyclo-oxegenase‑2 Gene in Oral Cancer Patients with Assessment of Long Term Outcomes. Pathology & Oncology Research, 22(2), pp.385 – 392.
    28. International- Pubmed central . Reddy, S.S., Rakesh, N., Chauhan, P., Clint, J.B. and Sharma, S., 2015. Is dosimetry still a necessity in current dental practice?.

    29.Journal of Radiological Protection, 35(4), p.911. International- Pubmed central Rakesh, N., Clint, J.B., Reddy, S.S., Nagi, R., Chauhan, P., Sharma, S., Sharma, P., Kaur, A., Shetty, B., Ashwini, S. and Kumar, T.P., 2018. Clinical evaluation of photodynamic therapy for the treatment of refractory oral Lichen planus – A case series. Photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy, 24, pp.280 – 285.
    30. International- Pubmed central Rakesh, N., Shetty, S., Sujatha, S., Sharma, S. and Saxena, A., 2016. Assessment of the Accuracy of Whole Blood/​Serum Rapid Point-of-Care HIV Three Dot Test for Oral Fluid Specimens. Current HIV research, 14(4), pp.354 – 359.
    31. International- Pubmed central Shwetha, V., Sujatha, S., BK, Y.D., Rakesh, N., Priyadharshini, R. and Krishnamurthy, Y., 2019. Spectrum of features in Darier’s disease: A case report with emphasis on differential diagnosis. Journal of oral biology and craniofacial research, 9(2), pp.215 – 220.
    32.International- Pubmed central . Ankita, K., Shwetha, V., Vanitha, S., Sujatha, S.R., Nagaraju, R. and Pavan, K.T., 2019. Assessment of salivary endothelin‑1 in patients with leukoplakia, submucous fibrosis, oral cancer and healthy individuals – a comparative study. Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery.
    33.International- Pubmed central . Priyadharshini, R., Sujatha, S., Rakesh, N. and Shwetha, V., 2019. Association of OLP and thyroid disorder: Case report and review of literature. Journal of stomatology, oral and maxillofacial surgery.

    34.International- Pubmed central . Pavan, K.T., Kar, A., Sujatha, S.R., Yashodha, B.D., Rakesh, N. and Shwetha, V., 2018. Bilateral oral leukoplakia: A case report and review on its potential for malignant transformation. International Journal of Clinicopathological Correlation, 2(2), p.27.

    35. International- EBSCO 35. Sekhar, Y.C., Nagaraju, R. and Lakshmi, T.N., 2018. Evaluate of the cucumber cultivars for the identification of resistance sources to downy mildew diseases in muskmelon (Cucumis sativus (L.).

    36.Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, 7(6), pp.1255- 1257. International- Scopus 36. Kumar, T.P., Azmi, R., Premkumar, A., Sujatha, S., Devi, B.Y., Rakesh, N. and Shwetha, V., 2018. Radiation safety protocol in dentistry: A neglected practice. Journal of Orofacial Sciences, 10(1), p.24.

    37.International- Scopus 37. Sharma, S., Rakesh, N. and Sharma, S., 2017. Allergic contact stomatitis masquerading as apthous stomatitis: a case report. International Journal, 3(5), p.144.

    38. InternationalScopus 38. Nagi, R., Reddy-Kantharaj, Y.B., Rakesh, N., Janardhan-Reddy, S. and Sahu, S., 2017. Eficacia de los sistemas de detección basados en luz para la detección precoz del cáncer oral y lesiones orales potencialmente malignas: revisión sistemática. Medicina oral, patología oral y cirugía bucal. Ed. española, 22(1), pp.8 – 16. International- Pubmed central 39. Nagi, R., Kantharaj, Y.B.R.
    39. Nagaraju, R. and Reddy, S.J., 2016. Sialocele of Parotid Duct: Report of Case with Review of Literature. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR, 10(2), p.ZD04.
    40. International- Pubmed central Yashoda-Devi, B.K., Rakesh, N., Devaraju, D. and Santana, N., 2011. Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type I – a focus on oral disease in a young child. Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal, 16(2), pp.e153‑7.
    41. International- Pubmed central . Sharma, S., Rakesh, N., Sharma, S. and Iqbal, Z., Erosive lichen planus treated with photodynamic therapy: A case report and review of literature. J Adv Oncol. 2017 (1), 1003.
    42. International- Pubmed central . Rakesh, N., Iyengar, A.R., Nagesh, K.S., Patil, D.B. and GS, V., Dec. 2014 Expression of COX – 2 in Oral Leukoplakia Using RT-PCR: A Molecular Study.
    43.IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences .Volume 13, Issue 12 Ver. I, PP

    44 International- Pubmed central 43. Shivani Sharma, Yashoda Devi, Sujatha S., Rakesh N., Shwetha V. and Pawan T., 2017. Oral candidiasis: A case report and review of literature”, International Journal of Current Research„ 9, (06), 52019 – 52022.
    45. International –Index Copernicus . K Tupakula Pavan, Ankita Kar, S Reddy Sujatha, BK Devi Yashodha, Nagaraju Rakesh, V Shwetha Bilateral oral leukoplakia: A case report and review on its potential for malignant transformation.

    46.International Journal of Clinicalpathological correlation 2(2) 27 – 30 2018 – international-EBSCO Publishing’s Electronic Databases, CNKI . Sujatha S, Rakesh N, Raghav N, Devaraju D, Shridevi G, 2009,Case report: Report of a rare case of juvenile recurrent parotitis and review of literature.Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2009 Nov;10 Suppl 1:31 – 4 –International _Pubmed

  1. Best Teacher Award – 2011 and 2013 from Gokula Educational Foundation,Bangalore · Outstanding Scientist in Oral Medicine and Radi​ol​o​gy​-Viraw​.info. VIF Press 2018.
  2. Web. 9 October 2018.; http://​viraw​.info/​2​0​1​8​/​m​e​dical… · Featured in Marquis WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD” in 2016

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