Dr. Samuel K Ninan

Dr. Samuel K. Ninan, in 1991, he graduated from College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manglore, under Manipal Academy of Higher Education in First Batch. Soon after graduation he was enrolled as a Fellow of Academy of General Education, Manipal, and later a supportive Member of Indian Academy of Implant Dentistry, Bombay. In 2001, He joined the first batch for Post graduate Course in Oral Implantology at College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, which was conducted first time by a University in India. He completed the course in first rank and later taken advanced training in Oral Implantology and sinus lift techniques from Friadent Training Centre, Mannheim, Germany and at Implant Consultancy and Training Centre, Zeist, Netherlands.

He started practicing Dentistry in 1992 at C. S. I. Mission Hospital, Punnakkadu, which was then supported by HIM Foundation,USA. During that period he conducted several rural camps in association with many service organizations in and around Pathanamthitta District. In 1993 he also became the visiting dental surgeon to Prakash Netra Dentalaya, Elavumthitta under the same management. In 1994, Kolabhagathu Dental & Orthodontic Speciality Centre was started at Pathanamthitta under his leadership and many modern dental treatments and equipments were introduced to the locality. Within a short span of time, the quality of treatments and the cleanliness of the centre started attracting many Non Resident Indians and Foreign Nationals. To add to his experience in Implantology, he could work as a trainee staff member under Dr.

C.Hertal, DDS, PhD, the world famous Oral Implantologist at Implant Consultancy and Training Centre, Netherlands. He is one among the first ten dental surgeons who completed a postgraduate course in Oral Implantology conducted by a University in India. His success rate in Implantology till date is 100%.

In 2011 he was awarded with fellowship of Pierre Fouchard Academy, USA. In 2012 Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manglore of Manipal University honored him by presenting the “DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS” award during the Silver Jubilee Celebrations.

Other Achievements

  • Best District Bulletin Editor, Y’s Men’s International 2002
  • State Award for the best Branch President in IDA Kerala 2003-2004 (First time)
  • Initiated various projects in IDA Pathanamthitta like Sabarimala project, ladies wing - DOWWA, website, free denture project –santhwanam, an office and a library, Complete clinical set up, Photo Directory etc and led the branch to receive all the major six awards including Best Local Branch Award
  • As the State President of Indian Dental Association he took an active role in formation of Hospital Protection bill by government of Kerala, Pain & palliative care project, Women's Dental wing, website www.idakerala.com, etc
  • National Award for the best Branch President in IDA Head office 2003-2004 (First time from Kerala)
  • Instituted Dr. Samuel K. Ninan award for the best Branch president in IDA Kerala from 2005
  • Published several articles related to dentistry in National & International Journal
  • National Award for the Best State President of Indian Dental Association 2011. Enabled IDA Kerala State to receive National award for the Best State Branch and National awards to all his team of office bearers

He started practicing Dentistry in 1992 at C. S. I. Mission Hospital, Punnakkadu, which was then supported by HIM Foundation USA. During that period he conducted several rural camps in association with many service organizations in and around Pathanamthitta District. A large number of patients were treated and certain complicated surgeries were carried out and later he became the Senior Dental Surgeon. In 1993 he also became the visiting dental surgeon to Prakash Netra Dentalaya, Elavumthitta under the same management.

Other Activities

  • Member, Indian Dental Association since 1989
  • Former Member of YMCA, Mangalore 1990
  • Charted Member, Y’s Men’s Club, Pathanamthitta Central 1992
  • Life member, Red Cross society of India, since 2001
  • President, Indian Dental Association, Pathanamthitta Branch 2003-2004
  • Member, Central Council, Indian Dental Association, Head office since 2004
  • First Vice President, Indian Dental Association, Kerala State 2005-2006
  • Chairman, Grievance cell, IDA Kerala State 2004-05
  • Chairman, Hospitality Committee, South India Dental Conference 2005
  • Chairman Dental Tourism, IDA Kerala State 2006 -2007
  • Faculty first national conference Indian Society of Prosthodontics Restorative Periodontics (ISPRP) Mangalore
  • Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific Conference, International Congress of Oral Implantology 2013
  • Chairman, 46th Kerala State Dental Conference 2014
  • First Vice President, Indian Dental Association, Kerala State 2007-2008
  • Member, committees of IDA Kerala State like Awards, Journal, Ethics, Website, Scientific, Membership, Constitution and Awards, Professional Protection, Social Security Schemes, Study centre etc of IDA Head office etc from time to time
  • President Elect, Indian Dental Association, Kerala State 2008-2009
  • President, Indian Dental Association, Kerala State 2009-2010
  • Imm. Past President, Indian Dental Association, Kerala State 2010-2011
  • Faculty for Implant Course Programme, Academy of Advanced Dental Science, India.
  • Chairman, Professional Protection and Social Security Scheme, IDA
  • Hon. Secretary, Legal & Social Security wing (IDA HOPE), Kerala State 2012-15
  • Advisor, Chairman, & Member, to various subcommittees at IDA Kerala State & Head office like Awards, Journal, Ethics, Website, Scientific, Membership, journal awards from time to time.

Dr. Maya Mathai

Dr. Maya Mathai was born in 1971 at Kuwait. Completed her schooling at Carmel school, Kuwait and at Deogiri College, Aurangabad. In 1994, she graduated and in 2008 completed Post graduate Course in Aesthetic Dentistry at College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, under Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She is enrolled as a Fellow of Academy of General Education, Manipal. She started her practice in dentistry in 1995 at Kolabhagathu Dental & Orthodontic Speciality Centre, Pathanamthitta. Since then she has treated a large number of cases and attended several dental treatment camps conducted in association with various service organizations in and around Pathanamthitta District. She is married to Dr. Samuel K. Ninan and is blessed with two children, Adarsh Ninan Sam & Aishwarya Rachel Sam.

She have received two state awards - one, for the exemplary activities and the other for the international quality journal.

She became the Chairperson of DOWWA, the ladies wing of Indian Dental Association, Pathanamthitta District branch in 2006 and took the initiative in conducting several programmes for the benefit of members and public like health check ups, rural camps, free subscription of reputed journals for all the members, financial aid to orphanages, interstate family tours, trainings in home managements, family meets etc. She is a life member of Red Cross society of India and a member of Indian Dental Association since 2001 and was the secretary of Y’s Menetts club of Pathanamthitta Central. The activities enabled the branch for the first time to receive a National award and two state awards - for the exemplary activities and the other for the international quality journal.

Dr. Shukkoor

Specialist in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Completed Bachelors in Dentistry from College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College, Manglore in 1991 in first Batch. Did post graduation in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from Yenopoya Dental College, Manglore in 2004. He was the Consultant at St. Thomas mission Hospital, Kattanam and later at University Dental Centre, Al-Ain, UAE and at Al Hamad Dental Clinic, Manama, Bahrain. Presently he is the Professor, Department of Orthodontics & Dento facial Orthopedics, Azeesia College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Kollam. He is highly experienced and trained in Canine Retraction, Surgically assisted canine retraction in Pre-adjusted Edgewise technique, Cephalometrics, post canine distraction, Orthognathic Surgery, Sheridan ( Essix) Technology, MBT, Lingual Orthodontics, Self Ligation, Straight Wire Low Friction Technique etc. He is in charge of the smile designing works which requires positioning of tooth.

Dr. Kavitha Varughese

Senior Dental Surgeon Completed schooling from Balwins School, Banglore, Pre university course from Marthoma college, Thiruvalla and Bachelors in Dentistry from Yenopoya Dental College, Manglore, Karnataka in 2000. She worked at Al- Ain, UAE for several years. Dr. Kavitha is in charge of Diagnosis, Radiology, Patient education and selection of treatment options.

Dr. Jisha Thankam Jacob

Senior Dental Surgeon Hailing from Pathanapuram, Kerala, and Completed Bachelors in dentistry from Pariyaram dental College in 2009. Actively participated in various curricular and extracurricular activities and took leadership in conducting community programmes. Soon after graduation, she joined as a dental surgeon and later focused in the management of pediatric cases and patient counseling. Based in Abbasiya, Kuwait she is presently in charge of overseas customers. She received advanced training in the prevention and control of oral cancer.

Reji P. Nair (General Manager)

Kerala Dental

Completed teachers training course, Computer Science and Company secretary course and is in charge of public relations and treatment records.

Administration

    Managing Directors
  • Mr. K. S. Ninan (Chairman Club Member, LIC of India)
  • Mr. V. M. Mathai (Formerly, Kuwait Transport Company, Kuwait
  • Directors
  • Mrs. Rachel Ninan (Retd. Headmistress, Marthoma High Schools)
  • Mrs. Aleyamma Mathai (Form. Head Nurse, Ibn Sina Hospital, Kuwait)
  • Mr. George K. Ninan MBA
  • Mr. Varughese K. Ninan MFT
  • Mrs. Biji Mathew MA, BEd
  • Mrs. Raincy Suji James MCom
  • Mr. Alex T. Kovoor B.Tech
  • Mrs. Merine Mathai MBA
  • Mr. Vinod Easow MBA
  • Mrs. Mily Mathai MBA