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Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

Publications by the staff
National – Indexed 
1. Selvakumar H, Anandhan V, Thomas E, Swaminathan K, Vijayakumar R.J. Evaluation of canal transportation and centering ability of K 3 (0.02%) and K 3 (0.04%) with hand K files in primary teeth using spiral computed tomography. Indian SocPedodPrev Dent. 2014 Oct-Dec;32(4):286-91. doi: 10.4103/0970-4388.140943.J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Jan;10(1):ZC05-8. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/14183.7028.
2. Muthu MS, Farzan JM, Prathibha KM. A new and simple infant assessment table. Indian J Dent Res. 2013 Jul-Aug;24(4):515-7. PubMed PMID: 24047850.
3. Amarlal D, Muthu MS. Supernumerary teeth: review of literature and decision support system. Indian J Dent Res. 2013 Jan-Feb;24(1):117-22.doi:10.4103/0970-9290.114911. PubMed PMID: 23852244.

International – Indexed
1. Prevalence of Early Childhood Caries in India - A Systematic Review Ganesh A, Muthu MS, Mohan A, Kirubakaran R. Indian J Pediatr. 2018 Oct 3. doi: 10.1007/s12098-018-2793-
2. Diagnostic ability of a smart phone app (injured tooth) in diagnosing traumatic injuries to the teeth - a multicentre analysis. Mohan A, Agarwal T, Cherian TS, Muthu MS, Balasubramanian S, Subbalekshmi N, Saikia A, Goswami M, Sharma A, Subramanian P, Johar S, Bazaz N. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2018 Nov; 28(6):561-569. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12411. Epub 2018 Jul 11.
3. Proposed classification for interproximal contacts of primary molars using CBCT: a pilot study. Kirthiga M, Muthu MS, Kayalvizhi G, Krithika C. Version 2. Wellcome Open Res. 2018 Sep 27 [revised 2018 Jan 1]; 3:98. doi: 10.12688/wellcomeopenres.14713.2. eCollection 2018.
4. Interventions for treating post-extraction bleeding. Kumbargere Nagraj S, Prashanti E, Aggarwal H, Lingappa A, Muthu MS, Kiran Kumar Krishanappa S, Hassan H. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2018 Mar 4;3:CD011930. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD011930.pub3. Review.
5. Henry JA, Muthu MS, Saikia A, Asaithambi B, Swaminathan K. Prevalence and pattern of early childhood caries in a rural South Indian population evaluated by ICDAS with suggestions for enhancement of ICDAS software tool. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2016 Jul 20. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12251. [Epub ahead of print]
6. Selvakumar H, Kavitha S, Thomas E, Anadhan V, Vijayakumar R. Computed Tomographic Evaluation of K3 Rotary and Stainless Steel K File Instrumentation in Primary Teeth. J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 Jan;10(1):ZC05-8. doi: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/14183.7028.
7. Niviethitha S, Muthu MS, Kavitha S. In Vitro Assessment of Enamel Permeability in Primary Teeth with and without Early Childhood Caries Using Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2016;40(3):215-20. doi: 10.17796/1053-4628-40.3.215.
8. Sumanth KN, Prashanti E, Aggarwal H, Kumar P, Lingappa A, Muthu MS, KiranKumar Krishanappa S. Interventions for treating post-extraction bleeding. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Jun10;6: CD011930.doi:10.1002/14651858.CD011930.pub2. Review. PubMed PMID: 27285450.
9. Muthu MS, Ankita S, Renugalakshmi A, Richard K. Impact of Pharmacological Interventions in Expectant Mothers Resulting in Altered Mutans Streptococci Levels in their Children. Pediatr Dent. 2015;37(5):422-8. PubMed PMID: 26531084.
10. Narrenthran JS, Muthu MS, Renugalakshmi A. In vivo scanning electron microscope assessment of enamel permeability in primary teeth with and without early childhood caries. Caries Res. 2015;49(3):209-15.
11. Das B, Muthu MS, Farzan JM. Comparison of the chemical composition of normal enamel from exfoliated primary teeth and teeth affected with early childhood caries: an in vitro study. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2015 Jan 21. doi:10.1111/ipd.12153. [Epub ahead of print]
12. Felsypremila G, Vinothkumar TS, Kandaswamy D. Anatomic symmetry of root and root canal morphology of posterior teeth in Indian population using cone beam computed tomography : A retrospective study. Eur J Dent 2015;9:500-7.
13. Pramila R, Muthu MS, Deepa G, Farzan JM, Rodrigues SJ. Pulpectomies in primary mandibular molars: a comparison of outcomes using three root filling materials. Int Endod J. 2015 Jun 9. doi: 
10.1111/iej.12478. [Epub ahead of print]
14. Haridoss S, Swaminathan K, Rajendran V, Rajendran B. Single-rooted primary first mandibular molar. BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Aug 22;2014. pii: bcr2014206347. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-206347.
15. Selvakumar H, Kavitha S, Bharathan R, Varghese JS. Five canalled and three-rooted primary second mandibular molar. Case Rep Dent. 2014;2014:216491. doi: 10.1155/2014/21649.
16. Selvakumar H, Kavitha S, Vijayakumar R, Eapen T, Bharathan R.J. Study of pulp chamber morphology of primary mandibular molars using spiral computed tomography. Contemp Dent Pract. 2014 Nov 1;15(6):726-9.
17. Mahesh R, Muthu MS, Rodrigues SJ. Risk factors for early childhood caries: a case-control study. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent. 2013; 14(5): 331-337. PubMed PMID: 24072424.
18. Das B, Muthu MS. Surgical extrusion as a treatment option for crown-root fracture in permanent anterior teeth: a systematic review. Dent Traumatol. 2013; 29(6):423-31.PMID: 23802693.
19 Aarthi J, Muthu MS, Sujatha S. Cariogenic potential of milk and infant formulas; a systematic review. Eur Arch Pediatr Dent 2013; 14(5):289-300.
20. Henry JA, Muthu MS, Saikia A, Asaithambi B, Swaminathan K. Prevalence and pattern of early childhood caries in a rural south Indian population evaluated by ICDAS with suggestions for enhancement of ICDAS software tool. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2017 May; 27(3):191-200. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12251. Epub 2016 Jul 20
21. Henry JA,Muthu MS,Swaminathan K,KirubakaranR. Do Oral Health Educational Programmes for Expectant Mothers Prevent Early Childhood Caries?-A Systematic Review. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2017; 15(3):215-221. doi: 10.3290/j.ohpd.a38522.
22. T S, Anandan V, Apathsakayan R. Use of a Teledentistry- based program for Screening of Early Childhood Caries in a School Setting. Cureus 2017 Jul 1; 9(7):e1416. doi: 10.7759/cureus.1416.
23. Singh BP, Jayaraman S, Kirubakaran R, Joseph S, Muthu MS, Jivnani H, Hua F, Singh N. Occlusal interventions for managing temporomandibular disorders (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2017, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD012850. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD012850.
24.Muthu MS. Occlusal interventions for managing temporomandibular disorders (Protocol).Cochrane Library.2017.
25.Jean Aishwarya Henry, Muthu Murugan, Kavitha. Do oral health educational Programmes for expectant mothers prevent early childhood caries?- A Systematic review. Oral health &  Preventive Dentistry. 2017; 15:215-221
26.Muthu Murugan, Kavitha, Jean Aishwarya Henry, Ankitha Saikia, Balamurugan Asaithambi. Prevalence and pattern of early childhood caries in a rural South Indian population evaluated by ICDAS with suggestions for enhancement of ICDAS software tool. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 2017; 27: 191-200.
27.Subbalekshmi. Use of Teledentistry-based Program for screening of Early Childhood Caries in a school setting. Cureus. 2017;9.

National – Non indexed
1. Subbalekshmi Natesh, VasanthakumariAnandan, Renugalakshmi Apathsakayan. Esthetic management of partial anodontia during mixed dentition in a patient with ectodermal dysplasia .2014. IJRID Volume 4 Issue 1 Jan.-Feb ISSN 2249-488X.

International – Non indexed
1. Nirmal.L, ChackoV, Aragannal P, Charmathi VR. Oral Health Knowledge among primary and middle school teachers in Chennai, India. Int. J Adv Research. 2014; 31(2):210-17.

Awards for publications 
1. Dr. Lakshmanan Gold medal for high impact factor publication by Dr.M.S.Muthu in 2016.

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