Endodontist :Dr Feblin Lobo, BDS,cert Endo, Director of Cross dental care
Prosthodontist :Dr Purnima Bhat, MDS
Orthodontist :Dr K Rajshekar, MDS, TFO(USA)
Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon :Dr Vinay Kumar , MDS,ITI scholar(Switzerland)
Senior Prosthodontist :Dr P C Jacob, MDS, cert maxillofacial prosthodontist , UCLA (USA)
Cosmetic dentist :Dr Ashish Shetty, MDS, cert Aesthetic dentist from New York University, (USA)
Periodontist (Gum specialist):Dr Supriya Ebenezer, MDS
Director : Dr Feblin Lobo, BDS, certified Endodontist
Dr. Feblin completed her BDS from V. S Dental College, Bangalore in 2005. After
which she underwent a course, specializing in Endodontics from the “National Institute of Clinical Endodontics”, Bangalore. She added another feather to her cap by completing an advance level course in Endodontics, certified by the University of Pennsylvania.
She started her work by practicing and consulting in few of the renowned Dental clinics. With her outgoing personality and qualification she was selected by 3M ESPE (The Dental Division of 3M India Ltd) to head the Southern and Western region of India for Professional services.
During her stint in 3M, she was exposed to the best practices followed by Dentists around the world. She has visited countries like Germany, Philippines and Srilanka, working closely with many highly qualified and renowned Dentists.
Dr. Feblin felt that the quality of dentistry, practiced in developed countries, is of very high standard. They use high quality products, technology and equipment with superior ethical standards, for patient care. She conducted many seminars throughout the country, educating dentists on this subject.
After spending 5 successful years in 3M ,Dr Feblin decided to start her own clinic “Cross Dental Care” with an aim of providing treatments of International standards at affordable cost.
Her stint in 3M also helped her network with the best dentists in the city and so she has a highly qualified and experienced panel of specialists in her team. (Ref TEAM for more details). Dr Feblin is acquainted with most modern treatments in Dentistry. She ensures that her team and panel of consultants follow the same protocols to arrive at correct diagnosis and treatment planning of patients. She is a very compassionate person and her motto is to make every dental procedure a comfortable one for her patients. She is truly concerned for her patients, especially kids and often calls them personally to check of their wellbeing, such is the culture at Cross Dental.
Panel of Specialists:
In house Prosthodontist : Dr. Purnima Bhat, MDS
She completed her graduation from the reputed A.B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore in the year 2008. She continued her education and pursued her post-graduation in the field of Prosthodontics from one of the best dental institutions, SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad in the year 2012. She has attended certificate courses on Smile Designing and Implantology. Her area of interest and expertise in clinical dentistry lies in implants, aesthetic restorations and crown & bridge work. She is currently working in Krishnadevaraya College Dental Sciences, Bangalore as Senior Lecturer for the past few years. She is also member of the prestigious Indian Prosthodontic Society. She has been a part of the Cross Dental Team almost since its inception and is available during all days at evening hours.
Consultant Prosthodontist : Dr P C Jacob ,MDS,cert Maxilofacial Prosthodontics , UCLA-USA
Dr. P.C. Jacob is a Prosthodontist, presently Professor of Prosthodontics at KCDS, Bangalore. He has also been running a successful practice for the past twelve years.
Dr. Jacob completed his BDS from the College of Dental Surgery, Manipal and his MDS in Prosthodontics from Annamalai University. From 1996-1997, he completed a one year Residency Program in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the UCLA Medical Center, California, USA , on an American Cancer Society fellowship. During his residency, he worked closely with Dr. John Beumer III, an eminent Maxillofacial Prosthodontist and Implantologist. Since the Maxillofacial clinic at UCLA is also the Center for Implant Dentistry, he received training in this field as well.
Dr.Jacob’s expertise is in field of Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial prosthetics and Dental implants. He has lectured widely both in India and abroad. He is a Visiting Consultant at the Dept. of Cranomaxillofacial Surgery, Mazumdar Shaw Cancer Center, Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospitals, Bangalore. And is also Professor at the Dept. of Prosthodontics, Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Surgery, Bangalore
Orthodontist : Dr Rajshekar , MDS,TFO-USA
Dr Rajashekar graduated bachelor of dental surgery in 1991 from V. S DENTAL COLLEGE and Hospital. Then he did Master of dental surgery in the field ofORTHODONTICS and DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPAEDICS in 1997 from Bapuji dental college and hospital, which is one of the finest college in whole of south Asia for ORTHODONTICS under the able guidance of renowed Prof. DR SADASHIV SHETTY. He moved to USA to complete course in TWEED FOUNDATION for ORTHODONTICS-Arizona also completed 2 year of ROTH WILLIAMS FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSION COURSE. In the same manner, he has completed lot of courses in various branches of orthodontics around the world. He has 12 years of teaching experience and 20years of practice.
He was invited for many lectures in state and national conferences to speak on role of orthodontist in orthognathic surgery, cleft lip and palate. His interest in treating various aspects in orthodontics from preventive to corrective orthodontics like- space maintainers, expanders, habit breaking, skeletal deformities without surgery before maturation, regular teeth corrections crowding-protrusion-spacing.
Doctor Rajashekar is the standing member to AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ORTHODONTICS, TWEED FOUNDATION FOR ORTHODONTICS – Arizona and INDIAN ORTHODONTIC SOCIETY.
He visits Cross Dental care once in 2 weeks. Prior Appointment would be required to meet him.
Aesthetic dentist : Dr Ashish Shetty,MDS, NYU-USA
Dr. Ashish an alumni of govt. dental college Bangalore received his post-graduate qualification in the field of restorative dentistry and endodontics .He completed his masters as the best outgoing post graduate student. His special interest in smile designing led him to pursue his super- specialization in the field of cosmetic dentistry at the prestigious Rosenthal institute of cosmetic dentistry, New York University College of dentistry. At NYU he completed an advanced full term programme in the field of cosmetic dentistry under the guidance of some of the best smile dentists in the world.
Since his return Dr Ashish With his perfectionist nature has created winning smiles for a wide range of clients including models, socialites, and politicians.
He is currently a professor at the prestigious Bangalore of dental sciences, Bangalore where he is involved in training postgraduate students and conducting various research activities. He is certified in invisalign, laser dentistry and minimally invasive dentistry.
He is on the board of advisors for oral-b proctor and gamble India and also a key opinion leader for 3m India. He serves in the capacity of vice president for gift a smile foundation Bangalore. He is a member of the American academy of cosmetic dentistry and FODI India and SOLA India his other interest apart from dentistry lies in art and architecture.
Oral surgeon/ Implantologists: Dr Vinay kumar,MDS, Oral and maxillofacial Surgery,ITI Scholar and fellow(switzerland)
Dr Vinay V Kumar Completed his BDS in the year 2003 from M. R. Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital, and his MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2008 from the reputed Nair Hospital and Dental College, Mumbai . He has done a super specialization in the field of Implantology (ITI scholar) From Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany;He has over 11 years of experience in treating Patients and is an expert in the field of Implantology.
He has also received a .Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry (Dr. med. dent.) in the field of Oral, Maxillofacial & Plastic Surgery from the same University.
Currently he teaches at the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery/ Incharge of Implantology at the M.R. Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital, Bangalore, is also Guest Faculty in the Department of Oral, Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.
Periodontist (Gum Specialist): Dr Supriya Ebenezer, MDS.
Dr. Supriya completed her Bachelors degree in Dental Surgery in 2003 and worked as general dentist. Her interest in esthetics and regenerative surgeries made her pursue a Master Degree in Periodontics which she completed in 2008. She is an alumnus of M R Ambedkar Dental College, Bangalore and currently pursues her passion of teaching students in her alma mater.
Apart from her academic involvement Dr Supriya works as a consultant Periodontist at many dental clinic across Bangalore and works with a keen interest in regenerative periodontal therapy and periodontal plastic surgery.