Nikki - Student

Dr. Nikhila Varma – Foreign trained dentist and Former Intern

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2005 Update: Dr. Nikki moved back to India after her year with us. We miss her!


Karnataka University, India      1995-2000

B.D.S, Bachelor of Dental Surgery, GPA: 3.76


Dental Intern                                                                                                Present

Dr.Jeffrey Dorfman & Associates, NewYork, NY


Junior Dentist                                                                                               07/00-07/01

Consortium of Family & Specialist Dental Office, Bangalore, India

Worked as a Junior Dentist independently on routine cases as well as an assistant to senior doctors in specialized surgery and treatment.  As a Junior Dentist work involved routine restorations and extractions, oral prophylaxis, RCT, Crowns and Bridges.

Prepared complete & partial dentures.

Prepared and administered orthodontic retention plates.

Imparted patient education and post treatment instructions.


Residency at S.D.M. Dental College Hospital, India                                      07/99-07/00

Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnosis

Record medical and dental history and vital signs of patients.

Prepared treatment plans, Take-process and mount X-rays and prescribed medicine.

Department of Conservative Dentistry

Performed restorations, RCT, Bleaching, Composite Restorations and applied Sealers.

Department of Prosthodontics

Made Impressions, pouring casts, prepared complete & partial dentures and created Temporary Crowns.

Department of Oral Surgery

Performed extractions & suturing and alveolectomy.

Department of   Periodontics

Performed oral prophylaxis with oral hygiene instructions.

Assisted Senior Dentists in Surgeries. 

Department of Orthodontics

Created retention plates and prepared appliances on the model.

Department of Pedodontics

Prepared space maintainers, application of Fluorides and all kinds of restorations and extractions.

Department of Community Dentistry

Attended various camps in backward and rural areas. 


Working knowledge on MS-DOS, Windows 2000, Excel and HTML

CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Was on college Athletic and Throw Ball Team for Consecutive five years.