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Raghunath Puttaiah, BDS, MPH, FICD
Address: 18308 Wickham Road, Olney, MD 20832
Phone: (469) 879-5003
Email: [email protected]


ICD Section VI

IDA India

Schools: There are over 300 Dental Schools in India. My affiliation is an
Adjunct Professor - Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences

National Guidelines for Safe Dental Practice During Covid-19 pandemic. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Infection Control & Occupational Safety Recommendations for Oral Health Professionals in India (Dental Council of India)

National Guidelines For Infection Prevention And Control In Healthcare Facilities (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare)


Janakiram C, Nayar S, Varma B, Ramanarayanan V, Mathew A, Suresh R, Puttaiah R*. Dental Care Implications in Coronavirus Disease-19 Scenario: Perspectives. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2020 Aug 1;21(8):935-941
*Corresponding Author https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33568618/

R. Puttaiah, J.A. Griggs, C. Sargent, S. Parekh. Effects of dental unit waterline sanitizers on shear bond strength of dental composite to dentin. Effects of dental unit waterline sanitizers on shear bond strength of dental composite to dentin. J Multi Dent Res. 2018: 4 (2) ;1-8 https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://jmdr-idea.com/downloadarticle.php%3FArticle_Unique_Id%3DSRSJ19%26Full

B. Vidyadhar, J. Jain, S. Ananda, R. Puttaiah. EVALUATION OF AUTOCLAVE EFFICIENCY USING DIGITAL STERILIZATION MONITORS & TEMPERATURE STRIP INDICATORS. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research Vol. 8, Issue, 8, pp. 19547-19549, August 2017

Taha F, Joseph J, Janakiram C, Puttaiah R. Dental Infection Control Practices and Public Perception: A Cross-sectional Study. Journal of International Oral Health 2015; 7(12):20-26

Puttaiah R, Griggs J, D'Onofrio M. A preliminary evaluation of a reusable digital sterilization indicator prototype. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2014 Sep 1;15(5):626-35.

Shetty D, Verma M, Shetty S, Dubey S, Walters S, Bernstein I, Froelich-Grobe K, Puttaiah R. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Dental Infection Control and Occupational Safety in India: 1999 and 2010. World Journal of Dentistry. 2011, January-March; 2(1): 1-9. (Dr. D. Shetty’s – MPH Thesis)

Puttaiah R, Miller K, Bedi R, Shetty S, Almas K, Tse E, Kim BO, Youngblood D, Minquan D. Comparison of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice of Dental Safety from Eight Countries at the Turn of the Century. J Contemp Dent Pract 2011;12(1):1-7. (Primary Mentor for K. Miller’s MPH Practicum Research)


1. ICD – DSP: Section VI, ICD & IDA (India, Sri Lanka and Nepal) Live YouTube Broadcast (Dates: May 23rd, May 30th, Jun 6th, Jun 13th, Jun 20th 2021 to 5000+ registrants)

a. Infection Control Part 1. R. Puttaiah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dCCQtzBNkEk
b. Infection Control Part 2. R. Puttaiah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVcrc0Up74c
c. Infection Control Part 3. R. Puttaiah https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3IUaImVS_U&t=639s
d. Infection Control Part 4. R. Puttaiah, M. Verma, R. K. Bali, R. Gupta, Y. Virmani, R. Chandna
e. Antimicrobial Stewardship. Part 5. P. Konatham https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzbyiSNEcZQ

2. Impact of COVID-19 on Dentistry, Webinar for India, by Dr. R. Puttaiah, moderated by Dr. A. Kakar, S. Singh & Dr. A. Kohli
April 11, 2020

ICD Dental Safety Programs - Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship Train-the-Trainer Program. R. Puttaiah, M. Verma, P. Konatham, C. Misch. Feb. 22-23 New Delhi (200 Trainees)





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