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Dr. Sahil Thakar

Assistant Professor, Dental Sciences


Working as a lecturer- SDS, Department of Public Health Dentistry.MDS ‘Public Health Dentistry from ITS Dental College, Hospital and Research Centre (2015)

  • 08th October, 2018- till Date
  • MDS
Award & Recognition

  • Awarded first prize for model titled “Promoting Oral Health for a Healthier Nation” which was presented on World Oral Health Day held at I.T.S Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Greater Noida. (12/09/2012)
  • Recipient of the “Best Poster” award for Poster titled Geographic Targeting. Presented at XVIIth National Conference of IAPHD, Held at Chennai (November 2012). 
  • Awarded 100% attendance certificate five times by the college (each for a period of three months)



  1. Successfully filed 4 patents titled:
  • A Dental Instrument
  • A Dental Explorer
  • A Portable Dental Bowl Assembly
  • Wastewater management system and a method thereof
  1. Working on a project titled  Correlation between environmental factors and household costs among patients affected with dengue and chikungunya I four North Indian Districts: A Comparative Cohort.
  1. Thakar SS, Motghare V, Prabhakar I, Shivlingesh KK, Gupta B, Gupta N. Bilateral Presence of a Single Root in Mandibular Second Molars having a Single Non-Conical Canal Configuration: A Rare Case Report. Int J Adv Health Sci 2014; 1(3): 31-4.
  2. Prabhakar I, Thakar SS, Motghare  V, Chaudhry  M, Shivalingesh  KK, Gupta  B.  Apert Syndrome: A Case Report. Int J Adv Health Sci 2014; 1(6): 37-40.
  3. Thakar SS, Gupta A, Bansal A, Jain P, Saxena A, Chandna A. Analysis of Palatal Rugae Patterns in Rural Population of Greater Noida. Indian Journal of Forensic Odontology 2014;7 (1-2); 5-8. (Medline Indexed)
  4. Thakar S, Handa S, Chauhan S, Jain M, Prabhakar I, Agarwal S. Doctor in My Home: Impact of Internet on Patient-Physician Relationship among Patients of Delhi National Capital Region. Int J Adv Health Sci 2014;1(7):7-11.
  5. Jain  M, Thakar  SS,  Gupta  B, Singh B, Deol  S, Haanda  S.  Prevalence of OSMF Amongst Population  of  Greater  Noida  Visiting  a Dental College. JOHR. 2014;5(1):14-17.
  6. Handa S, Thakar S, Marya M, Dutta A, Prabhakar I, Deol S. Attitudes of parents toward separation from their children during dental treatment in Delhi NCR. I J Pre Clin Dent Res 2014;1(4):23-6.
  7. Thakar S, Shivlingesh KK, Jayaprakash K, Gupta B, Gupta N, Anand R, Motghare V, Prabhakar I. High Levels of Physical Inactivity Amongst Dental Professionals: A Questionnaire Based Cross Sectional Study. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2015 Jan, Vol-9(1): ZC43-ZC46 (Pubmed Indexed)
  8. Patwardhan N, Thakar S, Prabhakar I, Motghare V, Chaudhry M, Kushwaha S. Prevalence of OSMF amongst factory workers in Delhi NCR: A cross-sectional study. TMU J. Dent 2015;2(1):9-11.
  9. Handa S, Thakar S, Marya N, Datta A, Yadav V, Saha S. Substance abuse amongst the population of Delhi NCR: A Cross- Sectional Study. International Journal Of Oral Care And Research 2015:3(7);52-6.
  10. Motghare V, Jayaprakash K, Shivalingesh KK, Gupta B, Thakkar S, Prabhakar I. Sociodemographic profile and future expectations of newly entered students in a dental institute in Greater Noida, India. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2015; 13:67-72.
  11. Sadiq H, Gupta P, Singh N, Thakar SS, Prabhakar I, Thakral J. Various Grading Systems of the Oral Epithelial Dysplasia: A Review.  Int J Adv Health Sci 2015;1(11):20-6.
  12. Bhatia S, Arora V, Gupta N,  Gupta P, Bansal M, Thakar S. Tooth Jewellery- Its Knowledge and Practice Among Dentists in Tricity, India. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2016 Mar, Vol-10(3): ZC32-ZC35. (Pubmed Indexed)
  13. Thakar S, Seth N, Gupta P, Arora V, Bansal M, Gupta N.  Prevalence of dental anxiety among patients visiting a rural dental institution in Haryana, India. SDD Journal of Oral Health 2016:1(1):1-4.
  14. Gupta B, Thakur SS, Gupta N, Gupta P, Bansal M. How Digital India Initiative can revive dentistry?. Annals of Dental Specialty 2016;4(2):38-40.
  15. Gupta N, Randhawa RK, Thakar S,  Bansal M, Gupta P, Arora V. Knowledge regarding Zika Virus Infection among dental practitioners of Tricity Area (Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali), India. Niger Postgrad Med J 2016;23:33-7.(Pubmed Indexed)
  16. Nikhil S, Shivalingesh KK, Anand R,  Sharma A, Thakar SS et al. Correlation between Risk Factors and Prevalence of Root Caries among Elderly Individuals Attending Dental College. Indian Journal of Preventative Medicine  2016; 4(1):5-9.
  17. Seth N, Shivalingesh KK, Anand R, Sharma A, Thakar SS, Khan K. Caries prevalence and oral hygiene status among 7-12 years old school children from rural and urban areas of GautamBudh Nagar, U.P. J Adv Oral Res 2016;7(1):35-40.
  18. Randhawa RK, Gupta N, Bansal M, Arora V, Gupta V, Thakar S. Perception Of Dental Practitioners Regarding The Use Of Antioxidants In Oral Health. RoczPanstwZaklHig 2016;67(3):315-20.(Pubmed Indexed)
  19. Sandhu KS, Nidhi G,  Bansal M, Gupta P, Thakar S. Yoga- a boon for oral health. Unique Journal of Ayurvedic and Herbal Medicines 2016;4(4):20-1.
  20. Sandhu KS, Gupta N, Sohi RK, Bansal M, Gupta P, Thakar S. Stem Cells In Dentistry: A Near Future. Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences 2016;2(3):124-9.
  21. Garg R, Thakar S, Gupta P, Bansal M, Gupta N. Recent Advances In Dentifrices. Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences 2016;2(3):140-7.
  22. Gupta B, Thakur SS, Gupta N, Gupta P, Bansal M. How Digital India Initiative Can Revive Dentistry?. Annals of Dental Specialty 2016;4(2):38-40.
  23. Gupta B, Gupta N, Thakar SS, Gupta P, Jindal S. Dentistry on web-teledentistry. Int J of Allied Med Sci and Clin Res 2017;5(1): 196-200.
  24. Arora V, Gupta N, Gupta P, Bansal M, Thakar S, Nagpal I. Cigarette Smoking Behavior and Associated Psychosocial Determinants Among School Going Adolescents in Panchkula, India. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2017;15:27-31.
  25. Chaudhry M, Prabhakar I, Gupta B, Anand R, Sehrawat P, Thakar SS. Prevalence of Dental Fluorosis Among Adolescents in Schools of Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. J Indian Assoc Public Health Dent 2017;15:36-41.
  26. Bansal M, Gupta N, Gupta P, Arora V, Thakar S. Reasons for extraction in primary teeth among 5-12 years school children in Haryana, India- A cross-sectional study. J ClinExp Dent 2017;9(4):e545-9.
  27. Sandhu KS, Gupta N, Bansal M, Arora V, Gupta P, Thakar S. Association between health literacy and oral health literacy among undergraduate students in Tricity, India – A cross- sectional study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2017;5(2):19-23
  28. Gupta B, Gupta N, Thakur S, Gupta P, Jindal S. A Rare Clinical Phenomenon Of Three Rooted Maxillary Second Premolar: A Case Report. Annals of Dental Specialty 2017;5(3):128-129.
  29. Sandhu KS, Gupta N, Bansal M, Arora V, Gupta P, Thakar S. Health literacy and oral health literacy: are they associated? A cross-sectional survey among undergraduate students of Tricity (Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula), India. PrzeglEpidemiol 2017;71(1): 111-118.
  30. Malik G, Gupta N, Gupta P, Thakar S, Jindal S, Pandita V. Dental Tourism in India. Int J Res Health Allied Sci 2017;3(5):64-66.
  31. Randhawa RK, Gupta N, Arora V, Gupta P, Thakkar SS. Effect of Polishing After Scaling on Plaque Retention and Gingival Bleeding: A Randomized Split Mouth Clinical Trial. J Res Adv Dent 2017;6:2:19-26.

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Area of Interest


  • Dental Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health
  • Research Methodology & Biostatistics
  • Out Reach Activities.