Principal's Introduction

Dr. Swarga Jyoti Das is recently joined as the Principal and Head in the Department of Periodontics in Kalka Dental College, Meerut. She was actively involved in teaching, research and patient care for more than 32 years in the Regional Dental College, Guwahati. She was attached as Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Srimanta Sankardev University of Health Sciences (SSUHS), Assam from September, 2010 to September, 2015 and attached as Dean (Research) from January, 2020 to August, 2020. She was a member of Academic Council of Srimanta Sankardev University of Health Sciences (SSUHS), Assam.

She had completed BDS (1984) and MDS (1987) in Periodontology from the King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. She did her PhD on Clinical Dentistry from the Eastman Dental Institute for Oral Health Care, University College London, UK in 2001 under the Commonwealth Scholarship Plan 1998. She was selected by the Human Resource Development, Govt of India. She has presented a number of papers in various national conferences and also international conferences held at Washington DC, Glasgow, Leeds and San Diego. She has more than 50 publications to her credit in national and international journals, including the Journal of Dental Research.

She is a Life member of Indian Dental Association, Indian Society of Periodontology and Pierre Fauchard Academy. She served the Indian Dental Association, Assam State Branch at various capacities.