Asha Ramesh

Asha Ramesh
Saveetha University · Department of Periodontics

MDS

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Introduction
Dr Asha Ramesh, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Periodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital has completed her post-graduation from the same institution. Her research focus is on the influence of oxidative stress on the pathogenesis of periodontitis which was a collaborative effort with IIT-Madras and her paper was well received at the 94th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research held in Seoul, South Korea. She was a keynote speaker at the ‘World Dental and Oral Health Congress’ held in London and at Global Summit and Expo for Dental and Oral Diseases, Abu Dhabi.
Additional affiliations
November 2020 - present
Public Health England
Position
  • Health Protection Practitioner
May 2020 - November 2020
NHS
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  • Clinical Contact Caseworker
June 2016 - November 2018
Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, India
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  • Senior Lecturer

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Background: Diabetes is one of the most prevalent systemic disorder in the world. Incidence of diabetes
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Gummy smile has been a prevalent esthetic disorder commonly affecting younger individuals due to various causes such as skeletal, dento-alveolar, or soft-tissue origin. It can be due to jaw deformities, altered passive eruption, or tooth malpositioning. Usually, the corrective measures incorporate orthognathic surgery and orthodontic treatment. Ort...
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Information technology has stimulated efforts to reform teaching methods in dental education. Most of these efforts involve a shift from conventional mode to the more technology-savvy and student-centered approach. The aim of this study was to compare postgraduate dental students' academic performance using two teaching methodologies (video-based l...
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Education has been in the forefront of a catalyzing change due to the advent of technology and newer ideologies that has revolutionized today’s classrooms. The educators are looking in to newer teaching models to produce successful graduates in the current era. Primary research on a new pedagogy technique known as ‘The flipped classroom’ has been p...
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Background: Dental plaque forms naturally on teeth and is of benefit to the host by helping to prevent colonization by exogenous species. The bacterial composition of plaque remains relatively stable despite regular exposure to minor environmental perturbations. This stability is due, in part, to a dynamic balance of both synergistic and antagonist...
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Background: Periodontal diseases are chronic inflammatory conditions characterized by loss of connective tissue, alveolar bone resorption, and formation of periodontal pockets. The onset or progression of periodontal diseases can be controlled by regular plaque control practices in orthodontic patients. Mouthwashes are a safe and effective delivery...
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Background Growing evidence suggests that oxidative stress forms a key component in the etiopathogenesis of periodontitis. Studies have shown potential antioxidants responsible for combating the pro‐oxidants which stress the periodontium. But, peroxiredoxin‐sulfiredoxin system is the least explored in periodontal disease. Methods A case‐control st...
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Background: There are a multitude of factors such as environmental and psychosocial which pose a considerable risk toward the development of periodontal disease. Chronic and aggressive periodontitis may show variation in the onset and progression due to these risk factors. The aim of this present study was to assess the relationship between clinica...
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Periodontal diseases affect up to 20% of the population worldwide. Periodontitis is an oral disease which is caused by bacterial pathogens, affecting the connective tissue around the teeth leading to tooth loss, and is a globally distributed highly chronic inflammatory disease in humans. The complex interactions taking place during the host respons...
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Background: The innate immune response is the first line of defense against predatory pathogens and the Toll-Like Receptors (TLR) which have been identified from Drosophila melanogaster, forming the crux of the innate immune system. Method: These pattern recognition receptors identify the Pathogen Associated Molecular Pattern (PAMP’s) and elicit th...
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Generalized aggressive periodontitis (GAP) is a debilitating form of the disease and it results in deteriorating effects on the esthetic and functional aspects of the oral cavity. This case report describes the comprehensive rehabilitation of GAP patient using dental implants. The treatment planning involved thorough scaling and root planning (SRP)...
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Herbal medicines have long been used as a traditional mode of therapy for various ailments in India. They are being used increasingly as dietary supplements to ward off common diseases. Periodontal diseases are highly prevalent and can affect up to 90% of the world population. Gingivitis is the mild form whereas periodontitis results in an irrevers...
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The successful rehabilitation of maxillary anterior segment to the patient's exacting esthetic demands still remains a daunting challenge to dentists due to pre-existing anatomical defects or insufficient bone volume. The various modalities for augmenting an atrophic maxillary anterior segment include ridge split technique or augmentation using aut...
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Objective: Numerous epidemiological studies have been carried out to assess the association of ABO blood typing and systemic diseases. However, the research is still at the infancy stage with regards to the dental field. Periodontitis, being one of the most prevalent diseases in the oral cavity can be supposed to be influenced by the blood grouping...
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Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and periodontitis are severe debilitating disorders of inflammatory origin. COPD manifests as inflammation of the lung connective tissue caused by irritants such as smoking and dust particles, resulting in narrowing of the airway. Periodontitis follows the same inflammatory course with the res...
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Background: The microbial reservoirs of infectious bioaerosols include saliva, calculus, and dental unit water line. Previous studies have observed a reduction in salivary bacterial counts with the usage of chlorhexidine. In this study, calculus has additionally been targeted with the adjunctive usage of hydrogen peroxide followed by chlorhexidine...
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Restoration of teeth is often confounded by caries, periodontal attachment loss or fracture, especially when it presents itself in the furcation area of multirooted teeth. Since such circumstances warrant a multidisciplinary approach, it imposes a special challenge on the dentist to conserve the affected teeth. Although regenerative therapy is the...
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Sulfiredoxin is a recently discovered member of the oxidoreductases family which plays a crucial role in thiol homeostasis when under oxidative stress. A myriad of systemic disorders have oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species as the key components in their etiopathogenesis. Recent studies have evaluated the role of this enzyme in oxidative s...

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Aims to assess the clinical efficacy of VR distraction system