Prof. Dr. Prafulla Thumati, MDS, PhD.

Dr. Prafulla Thumati, graduated from Government Dental College and Research Center, Bangalore University in 1987 with Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and went on to complete MasterofDental Surgery(MDS)inProsthodonticsin 1992 from Bapuji Dental College, Davangere, India from Mysore University. Did complete PhD in 2013from Einstein University, USA.

His 3 Day Hands-On Courses on Porcelain Veneers & Fixed Prosthodontics at his clinic at Thane, ICODE Gurgaon, IDA HO, Nagpur, Raipur & Rajkot have been attended by over 3000+ dentists in 205 batches till date & the no is growing rapidly day by day. His latest 2 day CDE program SKILL'O'DONTICS held at Allahabad, Delhi, Raipur, Nagpur & London has been a house full show & the program will be coming to 4 more cities across India in 2016. Another program of his is Life After BDS / MDS / 10 yrs / 25 yrs ! is a true 4 hour laughter show, enjoyed by all. Lastly, his most awaited Concept Bur Box & Burs will be launched soon.

It was an accidental sharing of dais with Robert Kirstein and listening to him talking on Digital Analysis of Occlusion in Katmandu (T-Scan Occlusal Analysis),which triggered such an interest in 2008; it became the passion for me leading to successfully publishing research articles and lecturing on the fascinating art and science of Digital Occlusal Analysis with Robert Kirstein. Attending International week at Milwauki, changed the game of practicing Dentistry knowing BioPack gadgets-JVA, EMG, JT and Bio-TENS. This led to research activities in the area of Craniofascial Pain/TMD/Sleep Medicine and authored articles with Robert Kerstein & John Radke.

He is also an International Speaker for T-ScanTechnology,TekscanInc.Boston since 2008 and BioResearchInc.Milwaukee since2012 conducting lectures and workshops on Occlusal Analysis and Biometrics in Asia-Pacific region.

Research Activities: Involved in 10 research activities till now.

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS: 30 Publications.

Lectures given: Till date about 300 lectures and 80 workshops given on various forums.

60 successfully completed lectures with live hands on and demonstration on Orofacial Pain/TMD’s/MFPDS.