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!


EDUCATION:



Karnataka University, India      1995-2000



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



PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:


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. 


TECHNICAL SKILLS:


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.