Dr. Nikhila Varma – Foreign trained dentist and Former Intern
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.