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Dr. Deepika Kenkere


Academic Qualifications: BDS, MDS

SL NO Degree Specialization Institute Year of passing
1 BDS - Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatha Dental college, Dharwad 1992
2 MDS Dentistry Sri Dharmasthala Manjunatha Dental college, Dharwad 1995

Additional qualifications / training:

  • Fellowship in Oral Oncosurgery
  • Fellow of International College of Surgeons
  • Diplomate of International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Associate Fellow of American Academy of Implant Dentistry


Institution / Organization Designation Role Tenure
  • S.D.M.C.D.S
  • S.R.D.C
  • Al-Ameem Dental Sciences
  • S.V.D.C
Asst. Prof Teaching, 1995 to 2001
S.V.D.C Asst. Prof Teaching, Clinical, Research, 2001 to 2004
SDUMC Assoc. Prof. Teaching, Research 2019-2023
Sri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental Sciences, Bangalore. Professor& HoD Teaching, Clinical, Research 2004 to 2015
SDUMC Professor& HoD Administrative, Teaching, Clinical, Research 2016 till date


  • Teaching Dentistry to the undergraduate students of Professional III Part I MBBS
  • Helping the postgraduate students in their thesis as a Guide & co-guide.
  • Mentoring the students as a teacher guardian.


Name of project List of researchers ongoing / completed Funded / Non funded Funding agency Funds sanctioned
Role of health education in detection of oral potentially malignant disorders and early malignant lesions among dental surgeons of Kolar district – an interventional study. Dr Deepika Kenkere, Dr Srinath. K.S, Dr Deepa C, Dr Mallika Reddy, Dr Harshitha. K. R & Mr S. Ravishankar Ongoing Non Funded - -
Early detection of oral lesion in attenders of patients seeking treatment for advanced oral malignancy – a cross sectional observational study. Dr Deepika Kenkere, Dr Ravindra P Deo, Mr S. Ravishankar Ongoing Non Funded - -
Comparison of outcome of supraomohyoid neck dissection and modified radical neck dissection in oral squamous cell carcinoma with node positive neck – a retrospective study. Dr Deepika Kenkere, Dr S. M. Azeem Mohiyuddin, Dr Ravindra P Deo, Dr Sagayaraj A, Dr Kouser Modammadi, Dr Prashanth Babu, Dr Kalyani Raju, Dr Suresh T. N, Dr Manjunath. G.N, Dr Gopinath K.S, Dr Rohitha M Ongoing Non Funded - -


  • Maxillofacial trauma, Maxillofacial pathology and Dental implants.


Title of article Name of journal Year of publication List of authors
Fixation of Skin Grafts to the Cheek: The Sandwich Technique. American Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery   1996 Salins PC, Nagnur DV
Deep Subfascial Approach to the Temporal Area American Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2013   Kenkere D, Srinath KS, Reddy M
Avoiding occlusal derangement in facial fractures: An evidence based approach Indian journal of plastic surgery 2013 Mendonca D, Kenkere D
Comparison of intermaxillary fixation versus manual method of reduction in the management of mandibular fractures Journal of Maxillofacial Trauma Dec 2013 Sharma A, Kumar B. P. R, Kenkere D, Kumar Rai K, Preet Singh H
Proactive Customized Protocol for Oral Management in Head and Neck Cancer Patients Planned for Radiotherapy J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. 2021 Kenkere D, Gudibande MN, Deepa C, Srinath KS, Harshitha KR, Reddy MP
Clinical approach to decision making in nasogastrc tube weaning and tracheostomy tube decannulation. J. Maxillofac. Oral Surg. 2021 Kenkere D, Karunasagar A
Forehead flap: a reconstructive option in selected complex defects following resection of oral cancers staged T4. International Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery 2021 Kenkere D, S.M.Azeem Mohiyuddin, Ravindra P. Deo, Sagayaraj A, Kouser M, Prashanth Babu, Shoaib M, Sumanth K.R, Gopinath K.S
Periodontal status among head and neck cancer patients from Kolar district, Karnataka – A descriptive cross sectional study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2021 Chandrashekaraiah D, Kenkere D, Reddy MP, K.S Srinath, Naik A. R.
Role of Multidetector Computed Tomography in the Evaluation of Maxillofacial Trauma Cureus 2023   Sandeep Reddy B, Naik D, Kenkere D