About Kalra Dental Centre

Kalra Dental Centre is a set up with a dynamic and dedicated team of dental specialists, headed by Dr. Sarika Kalra (MDS, Endodontics), covering the whole gamut from fillings to implants, under one roof. Sterilization, cleanliness and a patient friendly environment go a long way in making the patient comfortable and the treatment successful. Special attention is given to the needs of our paediatric patients, with emphasis on eradication of phobia of dental treatment (to ensure their growth into treatment friendly adults). The clinic ensures well spaced appointments with no waiting period and flexible appointment schedules (between 8 am to 7pm), to accommodate patients with early working hours. 

 All procedures are undertaken by specialists (MDS)

Headed By:  Dr. (Prof.) Sarika Kalra

Dr. Sarika Kalra has done her BDS and MDS from Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. Having more than 13 years of (specialist) consultant practice in root canal therapies, she has also been active in the academic field with a host of awards, indigenous clinical studies and scientific paper presentations to her name.  Her specialisation is in root canal treatments and fillings, with paediatric dentistry and aesthetics being areas of special interest. 
On the personal front, she is an avid reader, a student of Hindustani classical music with several stage performances in Bharatnatyam.

 

Academic Details

Theses

  1. Marginal sealing ability of ormocer and a hybrid composite using a fifth generation and an ormocer based bonding agent – An in vitro comparative study.
  2. Calcium Hydroxide in Endodontics: A Review

Research

  1. Sealing ability of sixth generation bonding agents (unpublished)
  2. In vivo marginal performance of ormocer

Clinical Trials

  1. A comparison of cleaning efficacy of EndoVac, EndoActivator, Max-i-Probe and Ultrasonics: A Microbiologic Study
  2. Susceptibility of Endodontic Pathogens to Antibiotics in Patients with Endodontically involved teeth: An in-vivo study

 

Scientific Presentations

  1. Recent Advances in Dentistry 
    - NHDC Students Convention, Mumbai, 1995
  2. Denture Repair using bevel and dovetails
    - Asia Pacific Dental Conference, Mumbai, 1996
  3. An in-vivo study comparing the microleakage in ormocer and a hybrid composite
    - FODI and IES Meet, Kodai Kanal, 2001

 

Awards

  1. Second prize at International College of Dentistry for essay on Regenerative Endodotics. (2012)
  2. Best post graduate student of the year 2001, by Septodent
  3. University Gold Medal for Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics in Final B.D.S., 1997
  4. Second prize for Scientific Presentation, NHDC Students Convention, 1996

 

Conferences Attended (Post 2001)

  1. Indian Association of Implantologists Meet, Mumbai, 2001
  2. Federation of Operative Dentists of India and Indian Endodontic Society National Conference, Kodai Kanal 2001
  3. Endoscope- Continuing Endodontic Education, Mumbai, 2001
  4. Protaper (Hands-on course) by IARD, New Delhi, 2002
  5. Clinical aspects of Porcelain veneers, IARD, New Delhi, 2003
  6. Clinical aspects of Porcelain veneers, IARD, New Delhi, 2003
  7. CME workshop on minor oral surgical skills, bone plating and implantology, AOMSI, New Delhi, 2004
  8. Federation of Operative Dentists of India and Indian Endodontic Society National Conference, Chandigarh, 2008
  9. Workshop in Implantology, New Delhi 2009-10
  10. Federation of Operative Dentists of India and Indian Endodontic Society National Conference, Kerala, 2009
  11. Federation of Operative Dentists of India and Indian Endodontic Society National Conference, Chennai, 2010
  12. Federation of Operative Dentists of India and Indian Endodontic Society National Conference, (Scientific Committee Member), ; New Delhi, 2011