Dr Suma

Dr. Suma Janya

Professor|Faculty of Dental Sciences, Department of Prosthodontics


Dr Suma Janya is currently a Professor with the Department of Prosthodontics under the Faculty of Dental Sciences, RUAS. Formerly, she has served as the head of the department from 2013 to 2019. She began her distinguished career as a Senior Lecturer at M R Ambedkar Dental College, Bangalore (1999 – 2005) and went on to become a Reader at St Joseph’s Dental College, Eluru. She then worked as a Professor at M S Ramaiah Dental College (2009 – 2013). She studied for her Bachelor’s (1995) and Master’s (1999) degrees in Dental Surgery at RGUHS. Her chief research area pertains to removable prosthodontics.

Qualifications

  • BDS

    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore(RGUHS)

  • MDS

    Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore (RGUHS)

Experience

Total years of experience

18 years

Academic experience

  • Professor — March 2019 to till date — Faculty of Dental Sciences, M S Ramaiaha University of Applied Sciences.
  • Professor & HOD — March 2013 to March 2019 — Faculty of Dental Sciences, M S Ramaiaha University of Applied Sciences.
  • Professor — December 2009 to March 2013: Professor – M S Ramaiaha Dental College.
  • Reader — June 2005 to Dec 2009 — St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru
  • Senior Lecturer ‑Dec 27 1999 to June 2005 — M R Ambedkar Dental College Bengaluru.

Training Experience

Maxillo facial Prosthdontics/​Implant Workshop/​OSCE OSPE training

Research Interest

Removable Prosthdontics

Research Expertise

Removable Prosthdontics

National Conference Papers

  1. A method of incorporating features of existing fixed partial denture in immediate dentures. Indian dental Association conference-2002
  2. Zone of minimal conflict 2016 –43rd Indian Prosthodontic Society conference, Hyderabad-2015
  3. Relationship between socio- demographic factors and edentulism chickaballapur experience — Indian Prosthodontic society, Karnataka Branch 5th state dental conference, Belagavi, 2017.
  4. Local Drug Delivery system in dentistry with the use of dentures — 47th Karnataka State and 6th Inter state Dental Conference, 13th – 15th December 2019
  5. Precision to achieve precision — 46th Karnataka State & 5th Inter State dental conference, December, Bangalore 2018
  6. Workshop on Methodology and orientation of reviewers for peer- reviewing in Karnataka Prosthodontic society-Bangalore, 2014
  7. 42nd IPS Conference, Chandigarh, 2014
  8. IPS Karnataka Branch 5th State conference Belagavi 2017
  9. 46th Karnataka State & 5th Inter State dental conference, December, Bangalore 2018
  10. DS.SAMSHODHANA- Workshop on Critical Evaluation of Scientific Articles’’- on 30th and 31st Jan 2019-at Dayanand Sagar College of Dental sciences, Department of Public health dentistry.

Publications

  1. A method of incorporating features of existing fixed partial denture in immediate dentures. Indian dental Association conference-2002
  2. Suma Janya, Priyanka Gubrellay, Anupam Purwar and Shally Khanna (2014) Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Ocular Defects Resulting from Retinoblastoma, International J. of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 7(2), pp. 209 – 212.
  3. Anupam, P., Anandakrishna, G. N., Vibha, S., Suma, J., Shally, K. (2014) Mandibular Overdenture Retained by Magnetic Assembly: A Clinical tip, The J. of Indian Prosthodontic Society, 14(1), pp. 328 – 333.
  4. Savithri Dattatreya, K.Vaishali , Vibha Shetty , Suma. Imaging modalities in implant dentistry. JDOR 2016;12(1):22 – 29.
  5. Gayathri Devi S.K, Harshita Gowda, Vaishali K, Suma, Impression techniques in implants. Journal of Dental and Orofacial Research 2016 ; 12: 2: 11 – 19
  6. Rudrax Jindal, Vaishali, K. and Suma (2016) The Windowed Partial Denture: Eliminating the Soft Liner – A Case Series, Clinical Dentistry, 10(11), pp. 26 – 32.
  7. Suma, Sneha Poojary and Shrestha Singhania : Role of Maxillo-Facial Prosthodontist to Aid in Brachytherapy for Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Palate with Ancillary Prosthesis: A Case Report Journal of Dental & Oro-facial Research Jan. 2018 Vol. 14 Issue 01 70 – 74
  8. Shreya Bukkapatnam, Suma, Ravi Shankar Krishna, Baba Shankar Alva. A comparative evaluation of border molding using two different materials in mandibular edentulous arches- an in-vivo study.JIDA 2019;Jan XIII;12 – 19.
  9. Suma, Anubhav Koul; Correlation Between Age, Gender, Socio Demographic Status and Edentulism Among Danta Bhagya Patients in Bangalore – Part I; Journal of Indian Dental Association — Vol 13 — Issue 12 — December 2019

Patents

  1. Dr. Suma Janya, Chrysalis fibers used for the reinforcement of completedenture to increase the compressive strength” Patent no. 201841048758

Karnataka Govt. State Award for Danta Bhagya Yojane

  • IDA

    Member

  • IPS

    Member

  • KSDC

    Member

  • BPF

    Member

  • ICOI

    Member