Dr. Druthil Belur is a U.S trained Prosthodontist. His speciality includes advanced treatment planning and comprehensive care, implant dentistry, smile makeovers, cosmetic dentistry, and full mouth reconstructions. He is amongst a handful of U.S. trained Prosthodontist in Asia.
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Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
R.V. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore, India
Doctor of Dental Medicine
Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Master of Science in Prosthodontics (MS)
Baylor College of Dentistry (now Texas A&M College of Dentistry)
Dr. Druthil has practiced in the United States for over 15 years in Boston, Dallas and San Francisco. He has had the opportunity to be a part of some of the best dental practices in those cities. He currently holds an active license to practice in the state of California. He was also clinical faculty for over 2 years in the Department of Biomedical Sciences & Restorative Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
He has attended over 500 hours of continuing dental education (lectures, conferences, workshops) across the United States, and obtained a Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 2013. He is also a Certified Dental Technician (CDT) in the United States, which gives him the ability to execute as well as effectively communicate with his ceramists and dental technicians he works with.
Dr Druthil Belur received the Granger Pruden Research Award in New York City in March of 2018. His thesis defense during his post-doctoral residency involved comparing older manufacturing methods in dentistry with newer industrial subtractive protocol. His unique research design analyzed the accuracy of milling machines showing them to be superior to traditional methods. His results emphasized a change in the dynamics and efficiency of dental laboratory manufacturing. To read more about Dr. Druthil Belur’s research, click the link below.
An alternative digital workflow for fabricating a mandibular implant-supported fixed dental prosthesis with limited restorative space: A clinical report
Publisher: The Journal Of Prosthetic Dentistry, USA
Published On: July 2018 | Vol 120, Issue 1, Pg 1-4
Dr. Druthil has presented at conferences and meetings in the United States. He also travels around India to lecture at local and national conferences. He is involved with study clubs and during Q3/Q4 will be conducting hands-on workshops and seminars at Dental Lavelle on advanced topics in dentistry.