Dr. Meghna Gohain | Oral radiology | Best Researcher Award

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Dr. Meghna Gohain embarked on her academic journey with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from The Oxford Dental College, Bangalore, India, in 2016. She further pursued her passion for Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology, earning a Masters in Dental Surgery (MDS) from DA PM RV Dental College, Bangalore, India, in 2020.

Professional Endeavors

She has delved into various aspects of clinical research, contributing significantly to the field. Her work includes studies on temporomandibular disorders among dental college students, prevalence of accessory canals, and the detection of HPV & EBV in subjects with Oral Leukoplakia.

Contributions and Research Focus

With a specialized focus on Oral Radiology, Forensic Imaging, and Oral Medicine, Her expertise lies in Cone Beam CT, 3D imaging software, and Digital Radiology. Her ongoing Ph.D. research project at the University of Malaya explores three-dimensional surface area analyses on developing teeth apices for age estimation in Malaysian children.

Accolades and Recognition

She has been recognized for her outstanding contributions. Notably, she received the Dr. Asha R Iyengar Award for the best student in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology in 2020. Her research presentations have garnered attention, including winning the 2nd prize in the UM3MT 2023 competition for her work on developing teeth apices.

Impact and Influence

Her impact extends beyond academia, with her involvement in volunteer work such as providing dental care for jail inmates, oral cancer screenings, and oral health awareness programs for different communities. As an invited speaker and guest lecturer, she shares her insights on career pathways for dental graduates and the importance of postgraduate publications.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Malaya, Her ongoing projects, such as the application of three-dimensional surface area analyses and investigating the possible role of e-cigarettes in Head and Neck Carcinoma, indicate her commitment to advancing knowledge in Oral Radiology. Her diverse research portfolio and involvement in community service lay the groundwork for a continued impactful career.

Notable Publications 

Three-dimensional surface area analyses of developing maxillary second premolar root apices for age estimation using CBCT images
Gohain, M., Asif, M.K., Nambiar, P., ...Hidayah Reduwan, N., Ibrahim, N.

Meghna Gohain | Oral radiology | Best Researcher Award

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