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Dr.S E Shekar

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  • Graduated in dentistry- Bachelor of dental surgery (BDS) from Bangalore university in 1970.
  • Received the Masters degree in Orthodontics (MDS) from Bangalore university, Karnataka, India in 1976.
  • Studied at Government dental college and research institute, Bangalore, India.
  • Served as a lecturer in dentistry at Government dental college, Bangalore.
  • Served as assistant professor in Orthodontics in the same institution from 1981 to 1993.
  • From 1993 to 1999 served as an orthodontist in the Ministry of Public health, State of Kuwait. (award certificate to be inserted)
  • From 1999 to 2001, worked as professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics at K.L.E.S. dental college, Bangalore. In the institution served as Vice Principal, Professor & Head of the Department of Orthodontics from 2001 to 2004.
  • From 2005 to 2009 served as Professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics at M.S.Ramaiah dental college, Bangalore.
  • From 2009 to 2012 served as Principal, Professor and Head of the department of Orthodontics at K.L.E.S. dental college, Bangalore.

Research Work, Presentation & Publication:

  • Author of Growth & Development of Dental Arches – paper presented at the International orthodontic conference held at Bombay -1976
  • “Intrusion of Maxillary Incisors using a removable Appliance” original paper presented at the All India Dental Conference held at Madras 1978.
  • “Management of abnormally inclined Canines using a new Device” – Original paper presented at Karnataka State Dental Conference held at Mysore 1978.
  • “New approach to TMJ problems” a clinical study (original paper part I) presented at the International Dental Conference held at Bombay in 1980.
  • “Ankylosis of TMJ & Trismus” – Management using a new Device (Original paper part I & II) presented at the 69th World Dental Conference of F.D.I , held at Hamburg, West Germany – September 1980.
  • Derotation & distal movement of premolar using a modified finger spring, case report- paper presented at the 10th Karnataka State Dental conference held at Bangalore- November 1981.
  • Delivered a lecture on “TMJ rehabilitation at the symposium conducted by IDA at Bangalore on 02.09.1984.
  • “Arthritis of TM Joint” management using Shekar’s appliance I.O.S. Conference held at Bangalore – November -1984.
  • Presented a video film on “TMJ – TRISMUS- Management” at the International Orthodontic Conference held at Bombay 1990.
  • Title: S-Fixed Expansion Appliance – An innovation in palatal expansion. Appliance designed and fabricated by Dr. S. E. Shekar. Paper presented at I. O. C conference held at Goa, India – November 2016.


  • “ TMJ Ankylosis & Physiotherapy “– a review – Indian Journal of Oral Surgery – Vol. No. 1, No. 2, December 1981.
  • “Derotation & Distal movement of a premolar using a modified finger spring” – paper published in Karnataka State Dental Journal Vol.-1, No. 2 1983.
  • “Correction of posterior cross bite by removable appliance – A New Device” – Karnataka State Dental Journal Vol. – 2, No. 2 -1984.
  • Note on fabrication & use of the TMJ (Shekar’s) appliance was presented to the Library of Glasgow Dental College, Scotland, U.K 1981.
  • Oral Sub mucous Firosis (OSF), Functional (Shekar’s) appliance – New Therapeutic Air, Dento- Vision 2007 4, 35 (M.S.Ramaiah dental college publication).
  • “Erupted compound Odontome” – Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, 1999 Vol. -13, No. 1, 47.
  • “New splint for orthognathic Surgery “– Published in WORLD JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY 2011, Vol. 2, No. 2 143-49.

Other Professional Activities:

  • Visited U.K & had research discussion with Prof. Luffingham of Glasgow Dental College in September 1980.
  • Delivered a lecture at the Community Hospital, Sunderland, U.K. in September 1980.
  • Delivered a lecture on TMJ Ankylosis at the clinical meeting at Madras Dental College in November 1980.
  • Delivered a lecture on Orthodontics in General Dental Practice at the Karnataka State Assistant Dental Surgeon Conference held at Bangalore 1980.
  • IDA – President of Indian Dental Association – Bangalore Branch 1991-92.
  • President – Alumni association of Government dental college and research institute ,Bangalore 2016-17.


  • Ist Rank in B.D.S. Examination, Bangalore University.
  • “Best Clinical Paper Award” Presented at the Indian Orthodontic Society Conference held at Bangalore in 1984.
  • “Second Best Scientific Paper” award, Presented at the Indian Orthodontic Society Conference held at Bangalore, in 1984.
  • Selected by Govt. of Karnataka to take part in the National Exhibition of the “Invention for the Welfare of the Handicapped Children”.
  • “Best Doctor” Award from the State of Kuwait, in 1998 (certificate to be included)