MedTeacher - Dr. Dakshita Joy Sinha

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Dr. Dakshita Joy Sinha, Professor and Head, Inderprastha Dental College, Uttar Pradesh, India
Dr. Dakshita Joy Sinha, Professor and Head, Inderprastha Dental College, Uttar Pradesh, India

Name: Dr. Dakshita Joy Sinha

Educational Qualifications: BDS, MDS (Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics)

MDS from Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Chennai, India (2006-2009)

Current Position: Professor and Head

  1. Where are you working currently?

    Inderprastha Dental College, Uttar Pradesh, India

  2. What are your areas of interest within your profession? 

    Aesthetic Dentistry, Single-Siting Root canal treatment, veneers

  3. Things that you are passionate about concerning the clinical, research, or current aspects of your profession: 

    Research regarding the use of natural/ herbal products in dentistry.

  4. What made you choose teaching or mentoring as a profession?  

    It is my passion.

  5. According to your experience, what is more important: getting good scores or acquiring knowledge? 

    Both are equally important. Acquiring knowledge is important so that you may excel, grow, and share it with others, but scores are important for a good job, and others who don’t know you, rate you according to scores.

  6. Any three topics or subjects that you like the most: 

    Single Visit Endodontics, Ledge management, Guided Endodontics

  7. Any topics/subjects that you dislike/ detest the most: 

    I really don’t dislike anything.

  8. What are your fields of interest in Research/clinical practice?  

    Herbal agents, Endodontic microbiology, rotary files

  9. What are your career goals or expectations? 

    The pay scale should be a little more. I want to be on the board of the Indian Endodontic Society.

  10. What would you be doing if not for the current profession?

    I would do this only because I enjoy doing it.

  11. What do you like to do in your leisure time?

    Dancing, cooking

  12. What change would you like to bring about in the education sector?

    Start implementing NEP 2020.

  13. What is your Mantra for success?

    The stone that fears the work of a hammer can never be a statue.

  14. Who do you idolize, and why?

    My parents: my father taught me never to give up and my mother taught me to keep working hard.

  15. Kindly mention your Publication(s), if any:

    I have had around 65 publications so far.

  16. Kindly mention your achievements or awards:

    Best Dentist Award 2022,

    Most Enterprising Faculty Award 2023,

    INSC Excellence in Research 2022,

    Excellence in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 2022,

    100 Prime Researchers of India 2021,

    Women Achiever’s Award in the field of Dentistry 2018

  17. And finally, what message would you like to give to today's youth?

    There is no shortcut to success. Please invest your energy and time in something constructive.