MEET THE TEAM
At Mazhuvenchery Speciality Dental Clinic, our staff is like family. Each and every one of us takes immense pride in what we do. It is our hope that each patient feels comfortable, confident, and well cared for with every visit. Providing a positive patient experience is our highest priority, and we look forward to serving you. Each of our staff is highly qualified and continually updated on the latest techniques in dentistry, and we learned it the hard way that dental excellence could only be practiced in a group. All our staff members are professionals and operate as a team, comprising specialists in various fields of dentistry. Below are the members of the MDC team.
Prof. Dr. Jijo Paul, M.D.S
Director Maxillo – Facial Prosthodontist & Implantologist
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Dr.Jijo Paul is a highly trained Dental surgeon with more than 22 years of experience to his credit. He is an expert in Maxillo- Facial Prosthesis and Dental Implantology. He is the surgeon in India to develop a mouth stick appliance for paralyzed patients (the first case of its kind in the country and fifth in the world). Dr. Jijo Paul also holds the honor of being the developer of India’s first indigenous closed field magnetic system supported dentures and cranio facial prosthesis.
An alumnus of the prestigious Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Dr. Paul received his B.D.S and M.D.S degree from Dr. M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, the latter under the able guidance of Prof. E. Munirathnam Naidu.
He has been an active researcher and has presented a number of scientific papers at national and international conferences. A learned speaker and well known for his hard work, he was awarded Dr. Barucha Award at the Annual conference held on 53rd IDC on 7th to 10th Jan in 1999 and the Dr. F.D. Mirza award on 28th- 29th November 1999 at National level for the best scientific papers in IDA and IPS national conferences respectively. He had the privilege to represent India for the scientific Paper presentation at the Asia Pacific Dental Conference at Singapore (APDC) on 21st – 25th April 1999 and was also the “Young Prosthodontist Award Nominee” from India for the 8th biennial meeting of International College of Prosthodontists (ICP). Stockholm, Sweden July 1999.
He was the consultant maxilla facial prosthodontist in the department of head and neck surgery at Amrita Institute of medical sciences (AIMS), Kochi and was a former consultant for Zhermack- Italy. He served as professor of prosthodontics and Implantology at MES dental college, Perinthalmanna. Presently, he is serving as a doctor for emergency services at CIAL and an on panel doctor with Air India. He is the director of Mazhuvenchery specialty dental clinic, Aluva and Athani, and also is an associated consultant at Aster Medicity, Cochin.
Guest lecture nominee for the MSI C/o (DMRL) Defense Metallurgical Research Lab National Conference at Chennai – 22nd Sept. 2000
Representative for the scientific paper presentation at the 21st Asia Pacific, International Dental Conference at Singapore – 21th – 25th April 1999, from India
As “Young Prosthodontist award nominee” from India, for the 8th meeting of The International College of Prosthodontists, Stockholm, Sweden – 7th to 10th July 1999
Selected as professional consultant of Zermack-Italy (2005)
Serving as panel doctor of Air India (2005)
Consultant Maxillo-Facial Prosthodontist at the Head & Neck Institute of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences [AIMS], Kochi (2001-2008).
Currently serving as Professor of Prosthodontics
Convener of The Indian Prosthodontic Society 37th national conference on 17th,18th 2009
Scientific committee chairperson of 37th (I.P.S) Indian Prosthodontic Society National Conference
Dr. Barucha Award for best scientific paper in Prosthodontics at The 53rd Indian Dental Association (IDA) National Conference Bangalore-7-10th Jan 1999.
Dr. F. D. Mirza Award for the best scientific paper to the post graduate student at the 26th Indian Prosthodontic National Conference, (IPS)-28-29th Nov. 1998
Developed mouth-stick appliance for paralyzed patients (First in India and fifth in the world.
Indigenous development of closed field magnetic systems (Meenakshi Miniature Magnetic System) for implant-supported dentures and cranio-facial prosthesis, for the first time in India
Indigenous development of materials and new techniques for Maxillo-facial prosthesis
Indigenous development of materials and methods for denture identification for Forensic Odontology