Academic Staff

Neelakantan, Prasanna

Dr Neelakantan, Prasanna

BDS (TN MGR Medical University, India), MDS (Saveetha University, India), PhD (Amsterdam), FISDR

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor in Endodontology
Discipline area: Endodontology
Tel: 2859 0425

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Root canal debridement
  2. Endodontic microbiology
  3. Irrigating solutions- sealers-dentin interactions
  4. Endodontic materials

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Chang JWW, Praisarnti C & Neelakantan P. Increasing use of Bioceramics in endodontics: A narrative review. Oral Health 2017;.
  2. Pawar A, Pawar M, Kfir A, Singh S, Salve P, Thakur B & Neelakantan P. Root canal morphology and variations in mandibular second molar teeth of an Indian population: an in vivo cone-beam computed tomography analysis. Clinical Oral Investigations 2017;. doi:10.1007/s00784-017-2082-6
  3. De-Deus G, Brandao MC, Souza EM, Reis C, Reis K, Machado R & Neelakantan P. Epoxy Resin-Based Root Canal Sealer Penetration into Dentin Tubules Does not Improve Root Filling Dislodgement Resistance. European Endodontic Journal 2017;2:7. doi:10.5152/eej.2017.16059
  4. Govindaraju L, Neelakantan P & Gutmann JL. Effect of root canal irrigating solutions on the compressive strength of tricalcium silicate cements. Clinical Oral Investigations 2017;21:567-571. doi:10.1007/s00784-016-1922-0

Honours and Awards

  1. Outstanding Researcher Award (Endodontology) Aufau International Awards. 2016. Neelakantan P.


  1. Associate Editor (Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice) 2017

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