Aswini Kumar Kar


Aswini Kumar Kar, having qualified B.D.S. from state's only Govt Dental College i.e. S.C.B.Dental College and Hospital, Cuttack in 2000, He went on to obtain M.D.S. in Prosthodontics in 2007 from Asia's premier institute AIIMS, New Delhi. After that he was Faculty at two of the reputed Dental colleges in India viz. ITSCDSR, Ghaziabad and SCBDCH, Cuttack and is currently Professor at KIDS, KIIT Deemed to be University, which encompassed Prosthodontics and Oral Imlantology. In 2014, Prof Aswini attended Young Prosthodontics Educators' Workshop in Germany in which he was among two selected from India and 42 from World. He pursuaded his Post Graduate student in 2015 for a Research Grant of 0.9 lakhs for the first time by International College Prosthodontics and he was one among seven selected for this Research Grant from world. Prof Aswini is the only one from India to feature in Guest Book of Academy for Dental Training Karlsruhe, Germany on their completion of 100 years of anniversary . He was also Young Star Speaker in Indian Prosthodontic Society and Asian Academy of Prosthodontics conference in 2012. He has a keen interest in the development and application of innovative teaching and learning methods, especially blended learning . He continues to produce e-learning materials and assists postgraduate students in the development and writing of research reports and papers. He has already guided 3 Post Graduate students and currently guiding 3 Post Graduate students and about to start to guide Ph.D. students under his belt. Prof Aswini already completed one research project and applied 5 more projects which are under review. Prof Aswini is a Past President IPS Odisha State Branch 2019-2020, EC member and CDE Chairperson at different times since 2014.He is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Constituent Member of International College of Prosthodontists (USA) and holds multiple National and International memberships of reputed societies. He has made over 20 presentations locally, nationally and internationally and has over 20 publications, including journal papers, chapter in a book and other publications. He has been a reviewer for a variety of national reputed journals.

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Educational Qualification

Research Interests

"1 Evaluation of marginal microleakage of fixed provisional crowns with temporary luting agents - An In vitro study:International College of Prosthodontists (USA) Research Grant Program: 1year : 0.9 lakh : Co Investigator: Completed 2017 2 Synthesis, Characterization and Clinical Testing of Fiber Reinforced Composites for Dental Prosthesis Core Research Grant, SERB : 3year : 42 lakhs :P.I.: Under Review (Submitted May 2019) 3 Development of new improved antibacterial denture adhesive based based on the efficacy of the antibacterial formulation– a two step innovative development protocol TIDE,DST : 2year : 35lakhs: Co Investigator:Under Review: (Submitted Oct 2019) 4 Synthesis and Characterization of hybrid nanocomposites with nano-TiO2 and nano-ZrO2 particles as dental restorative material:Ivoclar / ICP Research Fellowship Program 2020: 1year :40000 USD (approx. 30 lakhs): P.I: Not accepted (Submitted Feb 2020) 5 Health and Hygiene For Children : NCSTC, DST: 2 years: 19 lakhs: Co Investigator: Under Review (Submitted Feb 2020) 6 Application of Rajyoga meditation in rehabilitation of facio-maxillary malignant patients: KIRAN, SATYAM DST: 3 year: 18.02 lakhs: PI: Under Review: (Submitted Mar 2020) "

Administrative Responsibility
Departmental In-charge with following administrative responsibilities: 1. Departmental OPD maintenance and supervision 2. Departmental Store supervision 3.

Awards & Honours
"1. Young Prosthodontic Educator ICP, USA :2014 2. Chairing a Scientific Session for PG Students 40th Indian Prosthodontic Society Conference & 8th Biennial Meeting of Asian Academy of Prosthodontics : 2012 3. Young Star Speaker 40th Indian Prosthodontic Society Conference & 8th Biennial Meeting of Asian Academy of Prosthodontics : 2012 4. Key-note Speaker Indian Confederation for Healthcare Accrditation : 2009 5. Hands-on Course Conductor 11th National Post-graduate Prosthodontic PG Convention : 2009"

1. ICP, USA 2. ISMR, USA 3. IPS 4. AAP

Outreach Activity
In Januray 2020, Organised on behalf of KIDS one Free Prosthodontics (Denture) Camp at Sai Saburi Hospital , Balakati, Bhubaneswar with more than 300 patients turning for dental check up and free denture treatment in three visits.
Journals/Conferences :
"1. Rani P, Kar AK, Mishra PC. Biomechanics of Immediately loaded implants based on All-on-Four concept: An In-vitro study. Scientific abstracts from the ICP joint meeting with European Prosthodontic Association .2019; 32 (6): page 557
2. Panda SR, Routara BC, Chakraborty S, Kar AK. Influence of treated nanoparticle on mechanical properties of dental nanocomposites: Manufacturing Method and Experimental Results. International Journal of Mathematical, Engineering and Management Sciences 2019
3. Kar AK. Precise detection of thermal profile based on IR thermography during prosthetic preparation of dental implants. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2018; Vol.18 suppl 2,S68
4. Panda M, Shankar T, Raut A, Dev S, Kar AK, Hota S. Cone beam computerized tomography evaluation of incisive canal and anterior maxillary bone thickness for placement of immediate implants. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2018; 18:356-63
5. Shankar T, Garhnayak M, Garhnayak L, Dhal A, Kar AK. Comparison of Hypersensitivity in Metal Ceramic Crowns cemented with Zinc Phosphate & Self-adhesive Resin : A Prospective Study. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017:18(10): 923-926
6. Dev S, Kar AK, Garhnayak M, Garhnayak L, Dhal A. Assessment of influence of Contact time between Alginate and Type III Dental Stone on Properties of Cast Model. An in vitro study. J Contemp Dent Pract 2017:18(10): 911-914
7. Kar AK , Parkash H, Garhnayak L, Chittaranjan B. Fabricating A Hollow Obturator with Light-cured Resin System. J Indian Prosthodont Soc 2013; 13(3):348-51
8. Popli S, Parkash H, Bhargava A, Gupta S, Bablani D, Kar AK: A two-piece sectional interim obturator. A clinical report. J Prosthodont 2012;21(6):487-90
9 . Agnihotri H, Bhatnagar N, Rao GV, Jain V, Parkash H, Kar AK. Evaluation of Onset of Failure under Mechanical and Thermal Stresses on Luting Agent for Metal-Ceramic and Metal Crowns by Finite Element Analysis. Contemporary Clinical Dentistry 2010;1(4):227-233
10. Kar AK, Parkash H, Jain V. Full Mouth Rehabilitation of a case of generalized enamel hypoplasia using a twin-stage procedure, Contemporary Clinical Dentistry 2010; 1 : 98-102."

Books :
"Clinical Computing in Dentistry
AK Kar, P Yuvaraj, M Garhnayak, SV Dev, PC Mishra… - Computer Vision in Dentistry, 2019"