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Dr Rachita Chengappa
Dr Rachita Chengappa
Qualifcation M.D.S.
Specialities Dental Science

Dental Science

Area of Interests


  • Worked as a dental surgeon at Sri Saptagiri Dental Clinic, Mysore from January 2011 to April 2012.
  • Senior lecturer, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences from August 2015 to January 2017.
  • Worked as a consultant at Samadhan wellness clinic at Coorg institute of dental  
  • Sciences during the tenure as senior lecturer.


  • General dentistry – restoration, rehabilitation, extraction, oral prophylaxis
  • Management of dental emergencies.
  • Diagnosis and management of oro-facial pain, temporo-mandibular joint disorders.
  • Diagnosis and management of tobacco associated lesions and tobacco cessation.
  • Diagnosis and management of immune mediated oral lesions like oral ulceration.
  • Maxillofacial radiology – reporting of conventional images, computed tomography (CT), cone beamed computed tomography (CBCT).
  • Non surgical management of salivary gland disorders.

Dr Rachita Chengappa

Dr Rachita Chengappa has a 6year experience in the field of Oral Medicine and Radiology. Apart from the speciality practice she also practices general dentistry and holds an experience of 11 years. She is currently a practicing dentist and a consultant in Oral Medicine and Radiology in Kolkata since 2017.

Research Experience


  • Cephalometric characteristics of patients with temporomandibular joint disorders: A radiographic cross-sectional study. J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol, 2013; 25(4) : 268-273. ( 5th author )
  • Primary Antibiotic Susceptibility against Streptococci in Odontogenic Infections – A Clinical Study. Int. J. Pharm. Sci. Drug Res 2015 ; 7(6) : 474 – 477. ( 1st author )
  • Comparison of Taste Threshold in Smokers and Non-Smokers Using Electrogustometry and Fungiform Papillae Count: A Case Control Study.  J Clin Diagn Res. 2016 May; 10(5): ZC101–ZC105.   ( 4th author )  pubmed  indexed.
  • Utility of two methodologies in the clinical assessment of oral dryness in postmenopausal women. J Midlife Health. 2016 ; 7(3) : 114-118.    ( 1st author ) pubmed indexed.


  • Schulze and Brand type a-IV dens invaginatus with radicular cyst: A rare case report. 
  • J Indian Acad Oral Med Radiol 2015;27:245-8.    (1st author).
  • Non healing ulcer of the tongue: Case report and review. Coorg dental times, December 2016. ( 4th author)

Awards & Achievements

Awarded best paper at IAOMR national conference held in 2013 at Lucknow.

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