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. Ann Ninan, Endodontist & Conservative Dentist

Dr. Ann Ninan is a Specialist in root canal therapy and aesthetic dentistry who works exclusively at Orthodontix and more. She is well versed with all latest developments in the field of endodontics and uses latest techniques and equipments for the same. She has a keen interest in cosmetic dentistry and smile designing.

Academic credentials:
BDS: St. Gregorios Dental College, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, 2012
MDS: Mar Baselios Dental College, Kerala University of Health Sciences, 2016

Professional Affiliations:
Member of Conservative and Endodontic Society of Kerala

Personal information:
Dr. Ann is married to Dr. Rohin Abraham, a paediatrician, and they have two daughters: Juan and Eva. They stay at Edapally. She is a foodie and loves travelling. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening, listening to music and reading.

Dr. Joyce Thomas, Prosthodontist

Dr Joyce is a Prosthodontist, active in practice as consultant prosthodontist and also in academics from 2014

Academic credentials:
BDS- Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore College of Dental Sciences, Davangere - 2009
MDS - Kerala University of Health Sciences (PMS College of Dental Sciences and Research, Trivandrum) - 2014

Professional Affiliations:
Life member - Indian Prosthodontic Society
Faculty - Al Azhar Dental college, Thodupuzha (From 2014 to till date)
Formerly - Consultant prosthodontist at Vasan Dental Care, Kannur. until March 2017

Personal information:
Dr. Joyce Thomas is a bachelor living in Kottayam. He secured 3rd Rank in Prosthodontics (MDS) from Kerala University of Health Sciences in 2014.

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. Rekha Thomas, General Dentist

Dr. Rekha Thomas is a general dentist with over 21 years of experience in various dental clinics in Bangalore, Hyderabad and Cochin. She has been working at orthodontix and more for 10 years. 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. Veena Jose, General Dentist

Dr. Veena Jose is a general dentist, with over 11 years of experience in various dental clinics in Kerala. She has a special interest in cosmetic dentistry which includes aesthetic fillings.

Academic credentials:
BDS: V. S. Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore- 2004

Professional Affiliations:
Member, Indian Dental Association

Personal information:
Dr. Veena Jose is married to Vinu Koshy Abraham, a business man. They have two daughters, Norah and Natasha. She lives close to the clinic. Dr. Veena Jose has served as the President of Inner Wheel Club of Calicut East in 2015. She enjoys travelling, dancing and modelling for Seematti.