|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||Sikri, Vimal K|
|About the Author||
Vimal K Sikri is former Professor and Head, Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, and Principal | Dean, Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar, and a well known personality in dental fraternity. Currently, he is Director, Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar, and also Professor Emeritus Government Dental College, Amritsar.
Blessed with an aptitude for teaching and learning, he has written seven books: Fundamentals of Dental Radiology, Community Dentistry, Textbook of Operative Dentistry, Pre-clinical Conservative Dentistry, Essential of Endodontics, and Dental Caries. Dr. Sikri is the only dental teacher in India who has successfully completed Diploma in Evaluation, Methodology and Examination from Association of Indian Universities with distinction. He also stood first in Diploma in Office Management from Punjab University. He has to his credit over 100 papers published in reputed journals. He is an examiner for BDS, MDS, DNB and PhD at various Indian Universities. He was founder editor of Journal of Conservative Dentistry published by Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. He was also editor of ‘ ’, the journal published on behalf of the Indian Dental Association, Punjab. He has been invited as a keynote speaker at various national and international conferences.
Apart from his academic acumen, he has always been very active in social life. He was President, Punjab Dental Council; Vice-president, Indian Dental Association; President, Indian Dental Association, Punjab State; Deputy Zonal reagent, International College of Dentists; and executive member, Asian Society for Dental Education, to name a few. Presently, he is President, Association of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. Dr. Sikri has always been at the forefront regarding issues pertaining to dentistry.