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Dr. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher

Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India


Email: vasudev.ballal@gmail.com


Qualifications:


Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) [1994- 1999] - SDM College of Dental Sciences,Dharwad, Karnataka University, Karnataka, India

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) [2001- 2004] - Manipal College of Dental Sciences  Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India

Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D) [2006- 2011] - Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, (Endodontics) Karnataka, India


Publications (Selected):

  1. Ruchi Agrawal, Tina Puthen Purayil, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Vijetha Shenoy Belle. Comparative evaluation of postobturation apical seal following intracanal irrigation with Maleic acid or a combination of Chlorhexidine and Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid: An in vitro study. Saudi Endodontic Journal 2018;8(1):34-38.
  2. SreeTheja Upadhay, Tina Puthen Purayil, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Evaluation of push-out bond strength of GuttaFlow 2 to root canal dentin treated with different smear layer removal agents. Saudi Endodontic Journal 2018;8(2):128-132.
  3. N. V. Ballal, Ö. İ. Ulusoy, S. Chhaparwal, K. Ginjupalli. Effect of novel chelating agents on the push-out bond strength of calcium silicate cements to the simulated root-end cavities. Microscopy Research and Technique 2018;81:214-219.
  4. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Carmen Maria Ferrer-Luque, Mrunali Sona, K Narayan Prabhu, Teresa Arias-Moliz, Pilar Baca. Evaluation of final irrigation regimens with maleic acid for smear layer removal and wettability of root canal sealer. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica 2018;76(3):199-203.
  5. Jothi Varghese, Vasudev Ballal. Antimicrobial efficacy of a de-novo anti-plaque agent against periodontal pathogens. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2018;11(2):89-96.
  6. N. Vasudev Ballal, Jothi Varghese. Patient Safety- Preventing aspiration. British Dental Journal 2018;224(3):124.
  7. Vasudev Ballal, Celso Neiva Campos, Carolina Oliveira de Lima, Renata Antoun Simão, Maíra do Prado. Effects of chelating agent and acids on Biodentine. Australian Dental Journal 2018;63:170-176.
  8. Liz Paulson, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Abhishek Bhagat. Effect of Root Dentin Conditioning on the Push-out Bond Strength of Biodentine. Journal of Endodontics 2018;44:1186-1190.
  9. Tina Puthen Purayil, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Kishore Ginjupalli. Comparative evaluation of surface defects in single file rotary systems before and after instrumentation in curved root canals – SEM analysis. European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2018;26:130-135.
  10. N. Vasudev Ballal, Jothi Mariam Varghese. Erosive Mucosa. Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions. 2018;5(2):040.
  11. Sheetal Rao, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Nanoparticulate disinfection in Endodontics. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2018;11(3):161-171.
  12. Evit Rajan John, Balram Kadaikal, Shreya Manocha, Sheetal Rao, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Evaluation of micro crack propagation in root canal dentin after the use of Reciproc and Wave One Gold rotary systems. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2018;11(3):201-208.
  13. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Himanshu Jain, Sheetal Rao, Alexander D. Johnson, John Baeten, James F. Wolcott. Evaluation of SmearOFF, Maleic acid and two EDTA preparations in smear layer removal from root canal dentin. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica 2019;77(1):28-32.
  14. Himanshu Jain, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Comparison between the use of thermoplasticized gutta-percha and a polydimethyl siloxane-based material in filling internal resorptive cavities using spiral computed tomography. Microscopy Research and Technique 2019;82:149-152.
  15. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Preeti Mishra, Sheetal Rao, Sree Teja Upadhyay. Effect of different Chelating agents on the Microhardness of Biodentine. Saudi Endodontic  Journal 2019;9(2):109-112.
  16. Maíra do Prado, Carolina Oliveira de Lima, Juliana das Neves Marques, Vasudev Ballal, Renata Antoun Simão, Celso Neiva Campos. Effect of different irrigation regimens on the bond strength of Biodentine used for furcal perforation repair. Endodontic Practice Today 2019;13(1):49-59.
  17. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Liz Paulson, Kishore Ginjupalli, Mutlu Ozcan. Effect of thermocycling on shear bond strength of glass ionomer cements. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2019;12(2):101-106.
  18. Carolina Oliveira de Lima, Hugo Gonçalves Dutra, Thais Mageste Duque, Celso Neiva Campos, Vasudev Ballal, Renata Antoun Simão, Maíra do Prado. Effect of previous irrigation with chlorhexidine in furcal repair on push-out bond strength of Biodentine. General Dentistry 2019;67(3):58-61.
  19. Ashna Khera, BDS, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Comparative Evaluation of Flexural strength of Composite resin and Microhardness of Silver Amalgam and Composite resin to Zirconomer. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2019;12(1):21-28.
  20. Sree Theja Upadhyay, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Negative pressure irrigation in Endodontics – A Review. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry 2019;12(3):219- 34.
  21. NV Ballal, S Das, BSS Rao, M Zehnder, D Mohn. Chemical, cytotoxic and genotoxic analysis of Dual  Rinse HEDP in sodium hypochlorite solution. International Endodontic Journal 2019;52(8):1228-1234.
  22. V Ballal, P Gandhi, P Shenoy, V Shenoy Belle, V Bhat, D-K Rechenberg, M Zehnder. Safety assessment of an etidronate in a sodium hypochlorite solution: randomized double-blind trial. International Endodontic Journal 2019;52(9):1274- 1282.
  23. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Sheetal Rao, Nadin Al-Haj Husain Mutlu Ӧzcan. Evaluation of smear layer removal using different irrigation methods in root canals. European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2019;27(3):97-102.
  24. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Özgur İIke Ulusoy, Sheetal Rao, Poornika Gandhi. The efficacy of different irrigation protocols in removing tricalcium silicate-based sealers from simulated root canal irregularities. Microscopy Research and Technique 2019;82:1862-1868.
  25. Swastika Bhattacharya, Tina Puthen Purayil, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, P Kalyana Chakravarthy. Effect of Irritrol endodontic irrigant and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid in smear layer removal from instrumented human root canal dentine- a SEM analysis. Saudi Endodontic Journal 2020;10(2):106-110.
  26. Ruchi Agrawal, Tina P Purayil, Kishore Ginjupalli, Nidambur V Ballal. Effect of irrigants on the dislodgement resistance of two root repair materials in furcation perforations- an in vitro study. New York State Dental Journal 2020;4:35-39.
  27. Poornika Gandhi, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Jijo Easo George, Sajan D. George, Raj Kumar Narkedamalli. Effect of Chelating agents on the Wettability of BioRoot RCS and AH Plus Sealers. Saudi Endodontic Journal 2020;10(2):100-105.
  28. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Sheetal Rao, Junsang Yoo, Kishore Ginjupalli, Manuel Toledano, Nadin Al-Haj Husain, Mutlu Ozcan. Fracture Resistance of teeth Obturated with two different types of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate Cements. Brazilian Dental Science 2020;23(3):1-9.
  29. Prateek Jalan, Tina Puthen Purayil, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Sneha Suresh Kumar. Comparative evaluation of various chelating agents on the microhardness of root canal dentin. Saudi Endodontic Journal (in press).
  30. L. Giardino, A. Bidossi, M. Del Fabbro, P. Savadori, M. Maddalone, L. Ferrari, N.V. Ballal, S. Das, B. S. S. Rao. Antimicrobial activity, toxicity and accumulated hard-tissue debris (AHTD) removal efficacy of several chelating agents. International Endodontic Journal 2020;53:1093-1110.
  31. Anju Pattath Kunjan, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Calcium Silicate Based Cements in Endodontics. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research 2020;13(3):1183-1190.
  32. Prajwal Shetty, Sandya Kini, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Nagaraja Upadhaya. Effect of chelating agents on shear bond strength of novel resin based sealer to root canal dentin. Saudi Endodontic Journal (in press).
  33. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Poornika Gandhi, Padmaja A Shenoy, Paul M H Dummer. Evaluation of various irrigation activation systems to eliminate bacteria from the root canal system: a randomized controlled single blinded trial. Journal of Dentistry 2020;99:1-6.
  34. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Deepika Khandelwal, Prakash Peralam Yegneswaran, Jothi Mariam Varghese, Nadin Al-Haj Husain, Mutlu Özcan. Evaluation of Smear layer removal and Antimicrobial efficacy of HybenX against Enterococcus faecalis biofilm. European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry (in press).
  35. Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Henry F Duncan, Namith Rai, Prateek Jalan, Matthias Zehnder. Sodium Hypochlorite Reduces Postoperative Discomfort and Painful Early Failure after Carious Exposure and Direct Pulp Capping - Initial Findings of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Medicine 2020;9(8):E2408.
  36. Sheetal Rao, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Raj Kumar Narkedamalli. Efficacy of SmearOFF, Maleic acid and Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid combined with Sodium Hypochlorite in Removal of Smear Layer from Curved Root Canals- In Vitro Study. Saudi Endodontic Journal (in press).
  37. Mayithiri Balaji, Arun Panwar, Adarsh Kudva M, N. Vasudev Ballal. Awareness and knowledge among dental and medical undergraduate students regarding Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and its preventive measures available. Annals of Global Health (in press).
  38. Afiya Eram, Ankita Modi, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal. Overview of dental management during Covid-19. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry (in press).
  39. Luigi Generali, Carlo Bertoldi, Alessandro Bidossi, Clara Cassinelli, Marco Morra, Massimo Del Fabbro, Paolo Savadori, Nidambur Vasudev Ballal, Luciano Giardino. Evaluation of cytotoxicity and antibacterial activity of a new class of compounds silver citrate-based as endodontic irrigants. Materials 2020;13:5019.