Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan DDS, DMSc, PhDDiplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics; Chair and Associate Professor of Orthodontics, Department of Orthodontics, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts
Dr. Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan is a Chair and an Associate Professor of Orthodontics at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA. He received his BDS degree from the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University in Chennai, India in 2003. In 2010, he earned his PhD in Biomedical Science from the Texas A&M University Health Science Center. He also completed a certificate in Orthodontics and a DMSc degree in Oral Biology at Harvard University in 2014, and he was a research scholar at the Forsyth Institute that same year. He completed his DDS from the University of Missouri Kansas City in 2017. Dr. Rengasamy Venugopalan is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. His areas of expertise are clinical orthodontics, genomics of congenital craniofacial disorders, and mineralized tissue biology.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Effect of Passive Clear Aligners on Masticatory Muscle Activity in Adults With Different Levels of Oral Parafunction
- Plaque Removal Efficacy of Conventional vs Waist-Shaped Interdental Brushes Around the Base of Orthodontic Brackets
- Predictability of Anterior Open Bite Treatment With Invisalign
- Influence of Age and Orthodontic Debonding on the Prevalence and Severity of Enamel Craze Lines
- Spontaneous Changes in Mandibular Incisor Crowding From Mixed to Permanent Dentition
- Prerestorative Short-Term Clear Aligner Therapy Conserves the Tooth Structure and Reduces the Number of Restorations
- One-Sixth of Patients Needed to Switch From Invisalign to Fixed Appliances to Complete Their Orthodontic Treatment
- Immediate Effect of Clear Aligners and Fixed Appliances on Perioral Soft Tissues and Speech
- Oral Health Status of Adult Patients With Hypophosphatasia
- Should Midline Diastema in Mixed Dentition Be an Aesthetic Concern?