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Dr. Poonam Mahajan


Brief Biography:



Dr.Poonam Mahajan

Date of birth: 14-7-81

BDS: Manipal academy of Higher Education,Karnataka,India,in2004.

MDS: Public health dentistry,HPGDC,Shimla,H.P.

Work experience: As a faculty in HPGDC,Shimla,H.P.

Publications: 25.

Future plans:   

  • Establishing an oral data base particularly caries in Himachal Pradesh India. To be updated annually.


  • Knowledge attitude and practices regarding   patient safety among government dental professionals in Himachal Pradesh India.



  • Reason for under utilization of dental services among Tibetan refugees residing in Shimla city Himachal Pradesh India.( As a  second part of dissertation )


  • Five year Incidence of caries among primary school going children of Tibetans residing in Shimla city, Himachal Pradesh.




  • Formulating an oral health programme for preschool children  in selected  area of Shimla city . (urban or high socioeconomic group)



  • Efforts  to  introduce  basic  oral health care and education to preschooler   pregnant  females  through Anganwadi worker .

( starting from  Shimla   It will be for rural low socioeconomic group children)




Have published 25 national and international research papers.Have done a systematic review on fluorides ,which was appreciated by the eminent workers on the subject.Have published 3 books.Have been actively involve din serving the dentistry related needs of  Tibetan refugees.


Academic positions:

Senior Lecturer.


Research interests:

Public health dentistry


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