DENTAL SPECIALITIES
COCHIN - INDIA
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The Doctors





Dr. Joseph Varghese, Orthodontist

Dr. Joseph Varghese is an American-trained and American Board-Certified Orthodontist who has been practicing in Cochin for over 27 years. He also maintains a part-time practice in Dubai

Academic credentials:
BDS University of Kerala 1984
MS Degree & Clinical Certificate in Orthodontics: The Ohio State University, USA 1988
Diplomate,  Indian Board of Orthodontics 1999
M.Orth.R.C.S (Edinburgh) 2000
F.D.S.R.C.S.(Edinburgh) 2013
Board-Certified,  American Board of Orthodontics 2002
Professional Affiliations:
Life Member and Past-President (2014), Indian Orthodontic Society
International Member, American Association of Orthodontists
Member, Pierre Fauchard Academy
Member, Indian Dental Association
Past Chairman (2005), Indian Board of Orthodontics
Formerly Visiting Professor (2000-2006), Dept. of Orthodontics, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, India.

Personal information:
Dr. Joe and his wife Asha live 4 km away from the clinic, and have two sons: Amit and Ajay. Dr. Joe is an active Rotarian, and is a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Cochin Metropolis. He served as its President in 1998. He was also an active Tabler, Charter Chairman of Cochin Backwater Round Table 131, and Area Chairman (2000) of Round Table India Area 1. Avid travelers, Dr. Joe and Asha have holidayed in several countries, including the USA, UK, France, Switzerland, Spain, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Turkey, China, Korea and the Middle East.


Dr. Krishnan Hari, Endontist & Conservative Dentist

Dr. Krishnan Hari is an Endodontist and Conservative Dentist with over seven years experience. Having worked as a consultant in various clinics in Chennai, he moved to Cochin two years back, and works exclusively at "orthodontix and more", everyday except Sundays. He uses the latest equipment and techniques in the field of Endodontics and Conservative Dentistry, and is keen to research and publish in his field. He also has a keen interest in cosmetic work and smile designing.

Academic credentials:
BDS – Sri Ramachandra Dental College and Research Institute, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 2003
MDS – SRM Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 2006

Professional Affiliations:
Life Member, Federation of Operative Dentistry and Indian Endodontic Society Member, Indian Dental Association
Associate Professor in Conservative Dentistry, Mar Baselious Dental College, Kothamangalam.

Personal information:
Dr. Krishnan Hari and his wife Dr. Pavithra Krishnan live in Panampilly Nagar. He is a musician who thoroughly enjoys attending live shows. He also loves to drive and is a petrohead.

Dr.Milen Mariam Rajeev

Dr.Milen Mariam Rajeev is a Consultant Prosthodontist.

Academic credentials:
BDS – Meenakshi University, Chennai, 2010
MDS – PMS College of Dental Science & Research, Kerala University of Health Sciences, Trivandrum, 2014

Professional Affiliations:
Member- Indian Prosthodontic Society & Indian Dental Association
Senior Lecturer- Dept. of Prosthodontics, Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam

Personal information:
Dr. Milen Mariam Rajeev is married to Prakash Alexander Mathew of Kottayam. Born and brought up in Kochi, she studied at Toc-H Public School, Vytilla before going to Chennai for her dental degree and then Trivandrum for her post-graduate degree. She secured the second rank in MDS (Prosthodontics) from Kerala University of Health Science in 2014. She enjoys travelling and painting.

Dr. Augustine Daniel, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Periodontist

Dr. Augustine Daniel holds two MDS degrees, one in Periodontics and another in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon having 24 years experience, with special interests in new and advanced techniques in Maxillofacial Surgery. He is the consultant maxillofacial surgeon at P.S.Mission Hospital, Maradu, Cochin.

Academic credentials:
BDS University of Kerala 1983
MDS (Periodontics) University of Kerala 1988
MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery) University of Kerala 1990

Professional Affiliations:
Life member, Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India
Fellow of the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (F.I.A.O.M.S.)
Life Member, Society of Periodontists & Implantologists of Kerala
Member, Indian Dental Association

Personal information:
Dr. Augustine Daniel is married to Kochurani, and they live with their three children in Mamangalam, Cochin. His hobbies include watching action movies and listening to music. He is passionate about the martial arts like karate and kung-fu.

Dr. Pavithra Krishnan

Dr. Pavithra Krishnan is a general dentist, formerly working in a private clinic in Chennai. She has also worked for an e-publishing company, editing British Medical Journals. She has a keen interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and plans to pursue further training in the field.


Academic credentials:
BDS – Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Chennai, 2009

Professional Affiliations:
Member, Indian Dental Association

Personal information:
Dr. Pavithra and her husband Dr. Krishnan Hari live in Panampilly Nagar. She is a foodie who also loves to cook, while listening to rock and harmonic melodies.



Dr. Rekha Thomas, General Dentist

Dr. Rekha Thomas is a general dentist with over 19 years of experience in various dental clinics in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin. She has a special interest in preventive dental care for children.

Academic credentials:
BDS – AB Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore 1995

Professional Affiliations:
Member, Indian Dental Association

Personal information:
Dr. Rekha and her husband Sudeep Thomas John, a management executive, have two sons John and Kuruvilla, and live 1 km from the clinic. An avid homemaker, she enjoys cooking and gardening.

Dr. Benjamin G. T. Mavelil

Dr. Benjamin G. T. Mavelil is an orthodontist who moved to Cochin in 2014 to work exclusively at this practice.

Academic credentials:
BDS – Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
MDS – Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune (2013)

Professional Affiliations:
Life Member, Indian Orthodontic Society
Member, World Federation of Orthodontists

Personal information:
Dr. Benjamin is a keen young orthodontist who grew up in Dubai and moved to Cochin a year back after earning his MDS degree. He lives in Thevara. He is eager to improve the smiles and in turn, confidence of the 'next generation' with his professional care. He is an avid reader, especially in the thriller and fantasy genres. He likes to cycle around Cochin, and pursues nature & art photography as his hobby.