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About Dr. Druthil Belur

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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Education

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Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

R.V. Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore, India
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Doctor of Dental Medicine
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Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine
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Master of Science in Prosthodontics (MS)

Baylor College of Dentistry (now Texas A&M College of Dentistry)

Experience

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.

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Awards

Robert F. Staffanou Memorial Award
Graduate Prosthodontic Faculty, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, for demonstrated excellence in didactics, research, and exceptional clinical and laboratory competency.
June 2018
Granger Pruden Research Award
Northeasterm Gnathological Society – Manhattan, New York
May 2018
Ten Under 10: Highlighting Our Profession
Massachusetts Dental Society – Boston, MA
Jan 2015

Research

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.

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Publications

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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
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A Full Mouth Reconstruction: An ideal combination of conventional prosthodontics with modern digital dentistry

Publisher: Inside Dentistry, USA
Published On: April 2019 | Volume 15, Issue 4
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Fixed Prosthodontics with a Digital Workflow

Publisher: Inside Dental Technology, USA
Published On: April 2019 | Volume 10, Issue 4

Presentations

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.

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Keynote Speaker

Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry – Pune, India
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Annual Southwest Dental Conference – Dallas, TX
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Northeasterm Gnathological Society – Manhattan, New York
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Poster Presenter

American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics – Chicago IL

Conferences Attended

13th International Symposium on Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry
Boston, MA
International Dental Show (IDS)
Cologne, Germany
Straumann Digital Dentistry Workshop & Symposium
Washington DC
Spear Education
Scottsdale, AZ
Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS)
San Diego, CA
Annual Conference, American College of Prosthodontics
Chicago, IL
Annual Conference, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
Chicago, IL
Yankee Dental Congress
Boston, MA
Southwest Dental Conference
Dallas, TX
Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics
New York
Nobel Biocare World Conference
Las Vegas, NV
15th Annual International Symposium on Implantology
Boston MA
For a full list of conferences, please Get In Touch.