Sanjay M. Mallya BDS, MDS, PhDProfessor and Chair, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California
Dr. Mallya is Associate Professor and Chair of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He obtained his dental training and a Master’s Degree in Oral Medicine and Radiology from the Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai; a specialty residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine; and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Connecticut. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. He provides patient care in UCLA's Oral Radiology practice.
Dr. Mallya has authored numerous scientific manuscripts and book chapters for major text books in Oral Radiology, Periodontology, Endodontology and Implantology. He is the editor for White and Pharoah’s Oral Radiology, the premier textbook in oral radiology worldwide.
Dr. Mallya is active in organized dentistry. He is Past-President of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and served on the ADA President’s task Force on Specialty Recognition and serves on the Interdisciplinary Affairs Forum of the California Dental Association. In addition to education, he is active in promoting quality care, and serves on the board for the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.
Dr. Mallya's research is focused on imaging efficacy and quality. He has received grant funding from the NIH and private foundations.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- The 180-Degree CBCT Protocol Is a Viable Imaging Option for Posterior Dental Implant Treatment Planning
- CBCT Is Superior to Intraoral Radiography for Evaluating Peri-Implant Bone Defects Except for Those Located Interproximally
- Fully Automatic AI for Tooth and Alveolar Bone Segmentation From Cone-Beam CT Images
- Patient-Specific and Indication-Oriented Criteria Should Be Considered When Choosing an Imaging Modality to Assess Persistent Asymptomatic Apical Periodontitis
- Radiographic Determination of Trabecular Bone Change in 2- and 4-Implant–Supported Overdenture Prostheses