Summary of Qualifications & Positions
- Dental Surgeon and Prosthodontist, Implantologist
- Director, Pearls Dentistry , Chennai India
- Director, Center for Excellence in Dentistry Chennai India
- Dentist In Charge – Sri Chakra Multi specialty Hospitals,Chennai
- Key Opinion Leader – Zimmer Biomet Implants
- First in Chennai to start Single visit Dentist with CEREC as a standalone Clinic
- Master of Dental Surgery – Prosthodontics (2001 – 2004)
The Tamilnadu, Dr.M.G.RMedicalUniversity,
Saveetha Dental College & Hospitals, Chennai.
- Bachelor of Dental Surgery – (1993 – 1998)
The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
Saveetha Dental College & Hospitals, Chennai.
- Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate (1992 – 1993)
Boston Matriculation higher secondary school,Chennai
- Secondary School Leaving Certificate (1990 – 1991)
Boston Matriculation higher secondary school,Chennai.
- Excelled first in B.D.S., 1993 – 1998 batch, at Saveetha dentalcollege.
- Excelled as the University first in Part I M.D.S. of September2002.
- Excelled as the University first in Part II M.D.S. of August 2004.
- Successfully completed the 300 hours Maxi course of American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Successfully completed the multilevel Hands on, comprehensive implant program from the university of Detroit mercy, California with association with of Zimmer institute in Winterthur Switzerland.
- Certified Bio Functional Prosthetic System specialist and successfully completed the workshops in the International Center for Dental Education (ICDE) in Schaan,Liechtenstein
- Successfully completed Magnet seminar and practical training in Japan by the International Research Project of Magnetic Dentistry (IRPMD), at the Tokushima University,Japan
- Successfully completed Matermind for Bussiness Acceleration program for 18 months.
- Successfully completed the Workshop on “Sinus Grafting for Implant reconstruction” at Pikos Institute Trinity , Florida in August 2018.
- Successfully completed workshop on Implant Regeneratives, Full Arch immediate loading protocols and Periimplantitis management by MOURICE SALAMA at Dental XP Centre Atlanta, USA in November 2018.
- Dr. Arunkumar has successfully completed the training of ” Integrated Implantology Program” from June 3rd to June 6th, 2019 at Bensheim, Germany conducted by Dentsply Sirona Academy.
Key note speaker and Workshops conducted at National and International Conferences, Symposiums and Institutions
- Keynote Speaker at 5th Global American Academy of Implant Dentistry Conference – 2019 and 1st Asian Hard and Soft tissue symposiumat New delhion March 2nd 2019.
- Guest lecture on “Fundamentals in Implant Practice” for dentists at CDE program conducted by Indian Dental Association (IDA) kanchipuram on March 17th, 2019.
- Guest Speaker at TIPS , conference at The Indian Prosthodontic Society, at Pondicherry in 2018.
- Guest lecture for undergraduate students on career oppurtunitues by name “BDS Plus” at SreeBalaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai on 9th January, 2019.
- One day program for third yr and final yr students of Satyabama College of Engineering on “Principlesof Goal Setting “.
- Key note speaker in the Launch Event of of Zimmer Tapered Screw Vent Implant at Crown Plaza, Alwarpet Chennai 2018
- Key note speaker in the Launch Event of of Zimmer Tapered Screw Vent Implant at Bangalore in 2018.
- Inspiring Guest Lecture delivered to final year students of DG Vaishnav college, Arumbakkam Chennai on “Best Qualities of an Entrepreneur” 2018.
- Guest lecture delivered to students of Guru Nanak College ,Velachery Chennai on “My Journey as an Entrepreneur” 2018
- Guest Lecture on “Career Growth and Options” for dental Students at SRM Dental College and Hospital, Ramavaram Chennai 2017.
- Guest speaker at TIPS at Colombo ,Srilanka on Considerations on Implant Treatment Planning, in 2016.
- Conducted Preventive Dental Health Workshop , with simulating models for school children, organized by Gothe Institute at Kumbakonam in 2014.
- Role of CT guided surgery in Implant Dentistry, TIPS, Kodaikanal in 2014.
- Evolving Trends in Laminate Veneers at the Veneer Workshop at Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute, Chennai. – April 7th 2012
- Pre – Conference hands on course on Magnetic Attachments conducted by at the 38th Indian Prosthodontic Society conference, Indore 2010
- Dr. B. Arunkumar as a Guest speaker on ” Immediate implants and GBR approaches – hard and soft tissues” on 30th of May 2019, by DACE (Dental Academy for Continuing Education) at Pondicherry. The participants were enthusiastic implant practitioners from Pondy and Tamilnadu.
Awards and Achievements
- First in Chennai to Launch Single Visit Dentistry and Integrated Implantology by CEREC coupled with Omniscan and CBCT on Febraury 19th 2019.
- Awarded by Gothe Institute, Chennai for delivering the Best Dental Awareness Workshop for school students camp at Kumbakonam.
- Awarded by The Bengal Association , Chennai as the Best Dentist of Chennai.
- Awarded by Spastics society of Tamilnadu, for the committed dental service for children with special needs and disability.
- American Academy of ImplantDentistry
- Indian ProsthodonticSociety
- Indian DentalAssociation
- Independent Medical Practitioners’ Association OfIndia
- CEREC Club ( Global )
- 2009Feb till 2018 Jan Professor, Dept. ofProsthodontics, – Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute
- 2007 Feb -2009 Feb Senior Lecturer, Dept. ofProsthodontics,– Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute
- 2006 Feb –2007Jan Senior Lecturer, Dept ofProsthodontics, – KGF College of Dental Sciences – Kolar Gold Fields
- 2004 Aug –2006 Jan Senior Lecturer, Dept ofProsthodontics, – Annamalai University.
Prefessional Experience – Clinical
- 2001 Feb onwards till date
Pearls Dentistry- Private practice at Raja Annamalaipuram , Thirunvanmiyur and Nanganallur.
Nature of work: Practicing Prosthodontics, Implantology, Endodontics,Restorative Dentistry, Oral Prophylaxis, Minor Surgical procedures , Cosmetic procedures, Single Visit Dentistry, Conscious Sedation, Children Dentistry, Teeth misalignment etc.
Consultant Dental Surgeonat Spastics Society of Tamilnadu, Taramani.
Nature of work: Practicing Restorative and Preventive dentistry for physically and mentally challenged children.
Consultant Dental Surgeonat Sri Chakra Multi Specialty Hospital, Nanganallur.
Nature of work: Practicing Prosthodontics, Implantology, Endodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Oral Prophylaxis, Minor Surgical procedures , Cosmetic procedures, Single Visit Dentistry, Conscious Sedation, Children Dentistry, Teeth misalignment etc.
Consultant Prosthodontist and Clinic InCharge Apollo Dental Clinic – Adyar
Nature of work: Management of Operations of the Adyar Dental Center of the Apollo Hospitals and provision of Prosthodontic and Implant dentalcare.
Consultant Dental Surgeon at Margaret Sydney Hospital, Nanganallur.
Nature of work: General dental practice& Specialty
Worked as a Consultant Dental Surgeon at Life Help Health Centre for Handicapped, Palavakkam.
Nature of work: Practiced Restorative and Preventive dentistry for physically and mentally disabled individuals.
Worked as an Associate Dentistat Satyanarayani Dental Clinic, Thiruvanmiyur.
Nature of work: Preventive and Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics.
WorkshopsConducted at Centre for Excellence in Dentistry (CED) Chennai.
( A teaching unit of Pearls Dentistry)
- Implantology Simplified with Dr Manikandhan on the July 10th& 11th 2011 at CED
- Workshop on Invisalign, with Dr NipaSheth, DDS – Feb 20th 2011 at CED
- All Ceramic Preparation & Impression Techniques with 3M ESPEE India, 27th March 2011 at CED
- Smile Design & Veneer Preparation workshop with Dr NipaSheth – 10th April 2011 at CED
- Medical Emergencies in Dental Practice, 3rdJuly 2011 at CED with TACT
- Rotary Endo workshop with Dr Pradeep Kumar – 9th & 10th July 2011 at CED
- Preparation Techniques and Impressions for All Ceramic Crowns with Dr VijaiVaikunth at CED on 16th July 2011
- Post Endodontic Restorations with Dr T V Padamanaban, at CED on 17th July 2011
- Implantology Simplified – Surgical Aspect with Dr Manikandhan on 23rd July 2011 at CED
- Implantology Simplified – Prosthetic aspects & Esthetic solutions on the 24 thJuly 2011 at CED
- Smile design and Veneers on 30th July 2011 with Dr VijaiVaikunth at CED
- Asepsis, Dental Jurisprudence, Bio Medical waste management with Dr Ashok Ramadorai, Dr Wahab, and Dr SandhyaArunKumar on 31st July 2011 at CED
- Rotary Endo workshop with Dr Pradeep Kumar – August 20th & 21st 2011 at CED
- Workshop on Crown Preparation & Impression Techniques at CED with Dr VijaiVaikunth on 11th
- ImplantsforSuccess – A Six Month Module Based Implant program with Dr Manikandhan – 1st Program at CED.
- One Day MBA – Management for Dental Practitioners with Ram Ragavan of Talengene, United Kingdom on the 19th Feb 2012 at CED
- One Day MBA – Marketing for Successful Dental Practice with Ram Ragavan of Talengene, United Kingdom on the 1st Of April 2012 at CED
- Comprehensive dental program to start clinical practice – Dental Finishing School at CED Feb 2011
- Workshop on Teeth Preparation & Impression Making, at CED on 12th May 2012
- Rotary Endo workshop with Dr Pradeep Kumar on the 19th & 20thMay 2012 at CED
- Post & Core workshop on the 26th May 2012 atCED
- Smile Design and Laminate workshop on 27th May 2012
- Implantology Simplified on the 2nd & 3rd June 2012
- Esthetic dentistry & Smile Design workshop on month of June 2012
- One day workshop on esthetics & Composites on the 17th of June 2012 by Dr Shwetha .
- Implants for Success – A Six Month Module Based Implant program with Dr Manikandhan – 2nd Program at CED in.2013
- Successfully completed the Second batch of Dental finishing school program for undergraduate dentists in 2013.
- Conducted Basic Implantology Workshop in the year 2013.
- Conducted Prosthodontic Workshop on Crown preparation on anterior teeth in 2014.
- Conducted a Restorative Workshop by Dr Narasimhan Bharadwaj in 2014.
- Conducted a Smile Design Workshop in the year 2014.
- Conducted Basics of Endodontic Therapy , theory and Hands on Workshop in the year 2015 supported by Dentsply.
- In the year 2015, conducted seminar for clinical assistants on Sterilization and Disinfection in Dental Practice.
- Conducted one day Workshop on “PRF – Advances and Clinical Applications” for clinicians practicing in Chennai on February 18th, 2018 at GRT Convention Centre, T nagar Chennai.
- Conducted “GBR and Soft tissue Management for successful Implants – with Live surgeries and Hands on” along with DACE –Dental Academy with Clinical Excellence , at CED on 23rd and 24th of February 2019.