About Us

Dr.Vidyaa Hari Iyer, Director - Smile Dental Clinic, completed her B.D.S in 1994 and started practicing Professional Dentistry from 2000. She was working in Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Uthandi, Chennai in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics for 11 years[1995-2006]. Since then there has been a constant career growth for both Smile Dental Clinic and professional level of the Director who have been awarded by various institutions and dental entities for demonstrating excellence in dentistry.

Dr.Vidyaa Hari Iyer - Director has been practicing Professional Dentistry with strong focus and clear perception on quality treatment and hygienic working environment. She has specialized and excelled in the area of Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry. Within a short span of her practice, she has attained a prominent position and presently enjoys a significant reputation in terms of dental treatment in the Chennai City and among the entire dental fraternity.

Education:

  • BDS - Bachelor of Dental Surgery from Ragas Dental College and Hospital, The Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University , Chennai in 1994 [1990-1994]
  • PGDMLS - Post Graduate Diploma in Medico legal Systems from Medico Legal Cell- Symbiosis Centre of Health Care, Pune, Maharashtra in 2003
  • PGDHHM - Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Care Management from Symbiosis Centre of Health Care, Pune, Maharashtra in 2004 [ Thesis on Biomedical/Dental Waste Management]
  • D.N.Ortho - Diploma course from International College of Neuromuscular Orthodontics [ICNOG-Italy] during 2003-2005
  • PGDGC - Post Graduate Diploma in Geriatric Care from KMM Academy of Medical Sciences in 2005.[ Thesis on Dental Diseases and old age]
  • Implantology - from American Academy of Implant Dentistry [AAID] India -Maxi Course II in 2005 [ Thesis on Interface Morphology and Materials]
  • M.S in Counselling and Psychotheraphy 2008 Bombay University- University rank holder
  • Diplomate in Laser Dentistry - IALD and AALZ Aachen Dental Laser Center, Germany in 2010
  • M.PHIL in Guidance and Counselling 2009-2011[ Thesis on Psychotherapeutic Management of the Patients ]
  • " Fellowship in Lasers from University of Genova , Italy 2012

Working Experience:

  • Director [HR/Training/Projects/Finance] and Course Co-ordinator of Indian Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentistry [IAID] from October 2006 - February 2007
  • Senior Lecturer in Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Ragas Dental College & Hospital from 9 th October 1995 till January 4 th 2006.
  • Consultant in Lions Hospital , T.Nagar from June 1995 - October 1995.
  • Consultant and Assistant Doctor to Dr.J.Udayaraja - Apollo Dental Clinic from June 1994-November 1995.

Teaching Experience:

  • Faculty for Lasers in Academy for Advanced Dentistry, Chennai since 2012
  • Visiting Faculty for Lasers at Manipal College of Dental Sciences since 2012
  • Oct 1995 - Jan 2006 [11years] - Ragas Dental College and Hospital.

Research Experience:

  • Anatomical complexities in Mandibular Premolars [500 patients]- A case study.
  • Biomedical/Biodental Waste Management - A case study at Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Uthandi, Chennai.

Clinical Experience:

Having a reputed private Practice since 2000 [ISO 9001:2008 Certified Clinic].

Radio Broadcasting

  • "Dental Health Tips for General Public" - 7/12/2007 on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM in Ladies Colony between 11:00 am - 2 pm interviewed by Ms.Maya - Playback singer
  • "Oral Hygiene - Care and Concern" - 8/3/2008 on Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM in Ladies Colony between 11:00 am - 2 pm interviewed by Ms.Maya - Playback singer

T.V. Interviews

  • Win T.V - 13 th august 2010
  • Moon T.V
  • Kalaignar T.V - 3 rd February 2012

Guest Lectures Delivered at

  • Guest lecture on "Laser and its application in clinical dentistry" at Ragas Dental College,Uthandi, 2/2/2012.
  • Guest Lecture "The Laser Show" CDE program in Coimbatore on 30/10/11.
  • Guest Lecture "The Laser Show" CDE program in Coimbatore on 30/10/11.
  • Guest Lecture "Safe Practice of Dentistry "at Tagore Dental College & Hospital on 13/10/11.
  • Guest Lecture "History of Dentistry & Oral Hygiene" Ragas Dental College on 10/10/11.
  • Guest lecture "Asepsis and Infection Control " - kanchipuram IDA 25/9/2011.
  • Guest lecture on"Diode Lasers, Applications in Clinical Dentistry" at Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital Chennai on 23/9/11.
  • Guest Lecture"Diode lasers, its applications in clinical dentistry and how it promotes being a practice builder"IDA Tirupur branch 28/8/2011.
  • State level conference - environmental implications of hazardous heavy metals and improper waste management at Trichy on 24/8/2011.
  • Guest Lecture "Diode Lasers, Applications in Clinical Dentistry" State level ACDEP at Villupuram on 17/7/2011.
  • Guest lecture "Biomedical / Biodental Waste Management - Dentist's Perspective - at Chengalpet on 22/6/2011.
  • Guest lecture on "Hard Tissue Laser in Dentistry "Sept 2010 at Dentistry International Dental Institute.
  • Workshop on Mercury Phase Out In Health Care Sector, Hotel GRT Grand, Chennai, 15/12/2010. Guest Lecture on "Mercury in dental sector".
  • SRM Dental College & Hospital,Ragas Dental College and Hospital , Meenakshiammal Dental College, Sree Balaji Dental College, Sri Venketeshwara Dental College, Tagore Dental College
  • Indian Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentistry.
  • Pankajam Memorial Hospital.
  • Indian Medical Association, Poonammallee high road branch, "World Health Day Celebrations".
  • Independent Medical Practitioners Association of India.
  • 8 th National conference on Biomedical Waste, Hazard Management and Infection.

Seminars / Workshops

  • Training in Oral Laser applications - Taipei Taiwan
  • Advanced training program in Surgical Implantology and Implant Prosthodontics
  • Clinical Implantology from The Chicago Center for Advanced Dentistry
  • Workshop on Cosmetic Rhinoplasty
  • Oral Cancer Prevention-Oral CDx
  • Ceramic Laminate Veneers and All Ceramic Restorations
  • Sedation In Dental Practice
  • Crown - It - Stainless Steel Crown Workshop
  • "Esthetic Dentistry In Practice" - New York University College Of Dentistry & Smile Care
  • Health and Hygiene Course [Health education service - Voice of Prophecy]
  • Digital Dental Photography
  • Oral Health Care and HIV/AIDS," workshop "Selected as member of key resource team" for conducting similar training workshops for oral health care providers.