Dr Karthik Shetty

Restorative Dentist specialized in Endodontics and Oral Implantology

Dr Karthik Shetty is a Restorative Dentist specialized in Endodontics and Oral Implantology. He received his BDS from the SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad (1997-2002). He completed his MDS - Masters in Conservative dentistry, Endodontics and Aesthetic dentistry at Manipal University (2002-2005). Later he attained his Postgraduate Certification in Advanced Oral Implantology at Manipal University (2007-2008).

Dr Karthik Shetty has visited various American dental clinics as an observer and attended the Dental Residency Program at the College of Dental Medicine, Augusta, Georgia State, USA. He is a part of the teaching faculty in the Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, and the Department of Oral Implantology at the Manipal College of Dental Sciences, KMC (Mangalore) as an Associate Professor.

Areas of interest

  • Dental Implantology
  • Microscopic Dentistry
  • Aesthetic Dentistry
  • Advanced Rotary Endodontics
  • Surgical Endodontics

Treatments specialized in

  • Root Canal Treatment with Ni-titanium Rotary Systems using a Surgical Microscope.
  • Restoring Teeth - Aesthetic tooth colored fillings
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Replacement of missing teeth with dental implants
  • All Ceramic Veneers and Crowns

Memberships and positions held in professional bodies

  • Honorary Secretary in Indian Dental Association, Dakshina Kannada Branch (2012-15)
  • Member of Federation of Operative Dentistry of India
  • Member of Indian Endodontic Society

Academic Laurels

  • Best scientific poster presentation at the fifth All India Postgraduate Students' Convention, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, June - 2004 at Kanyakumari.
  • Winning third prize in quiz at 18th Federation of Operative Dentistry of India and 11th India Endodontic Society National Conference, at November - 2003 BHU, Varanasi, India.

Other Awards

  • Awarded the Best IDA Branch Secretary Award for the year 2013 at the 41st Karnataka State Dental Conference (Indian Dental Association) held at Madikeri, Coorg 22nd -24th November - 2013.
  • li>Awarded the Best IDA Branch Secretary Award for the year 2014 at the 42nd Karnataka State Dental Conference (Indian Dental Association) held between 28th -30th November - 2014.

Other activities

  • Member of Group Study Exchange - Rotary International to Georgia, USA (2010).