Annual Session 2016, Sedation in Pediatric Dentistry

The WSAPD was very grateful to have Dr. Thikkurissy speak at our 2016 Annual Meeting. If you missed Dr. Thikkurissy’s lecture, or if you like to share it with your colleagues, please contact the WSAPD for more information.

S.Thikkurissy is a Professor and Director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He obtained his DDS from New York University. He also completed the program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Wright Patterson and was in active duty in the U.S. Air Force for eight years, including as Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at Ramstein AFB in Germany. Dr.Thikkurissy obtained his Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry as well as Master’s Degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry/Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He was Director of the Predoctoral Program in Pediatric Dentistry from 2006-2011 and Director of Inpatient Dental Services at Nationwide Children’s Hospital from 2010-2013. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He has served as chair of the AAPD Committee on Sedation and Anesthesia since 2013. He is also the AAPD representative on the ADA Committee on Dental Education and Licensure group on Sedation . He has published in the area of morbidities, quality of life, and pain management in children.