Dr.Nithin Kumar

Assistant Professor

Department: Dental School

Office: 255, Avicenna Hall

Email: nithin.kumar[at]akfauniversity.org


  • Assistant Professor

Akfa University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

August 2022 - Present

  • Lecturer & Head of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery clinics,

Faculty of Dentistry,

Tishk International University (TIU)

2018 - 2022

  • Reader/ Associate Professor,

Rama Dental college & Hospital,


  • Senior Lecturer, KMCT Dental College & Hospital,

Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)

2013 - 2018

  • Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Bangalore, India

2010 - 2013

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences

Bangalore, India

2002 - 2007

Research & Interests

  • Ongoing PhD in Dental sciences under Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, India

  • Ungoing Research in Orthognathic Surgery


  • Oral Surgery, oral & maxillofacial surgery, periodontology, Implantology - Tishk International University, 2018-2022

  • Anatomy for Dentistry , Dental Radiology , Dental Anesthesia - KMCT Dental College, Kerala, India 2013- 2018


  • Kumar, N., & Vyloppilli, S. (2014). Inferior Alveolar Nerve Neurorrhaphy after Cyst Enucleation. Dentalight,3(1), 23-26.

  • Kumar, M., Anirudh, A., & Kumar, N. Excision of Pleomorphic Adenoma of the Parotid Gland using Novel Landmark for Identification of Facial Nerve Trunk – A Case Report. DENTAL BITES, 1(1), 5–8.

  • Joseph, B., Vyloppilli, S., & Kumar, N. (2014). Correction of Non-Syndromic Facial asymmetry with pHDPE facial implant and Sliding Genioplasty. International Journal of Dental Clinics,6(2), 30-31.

  • Kumar, N., Vyloppilli, S., Joseph, B., & Kumar, K. (2014). Speech Outcomes in Operated Cleft Lip & Palate Children in South Indian Population – Descriptive Study. Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery,3(1), 10-19. Retrieved from http://pjplasticsurgery.com/?page_id=228

  • Anirudhan, A., Kumar, K., Joseph, B., & Kumar, N. (2014). Tissue Adhesives and its Sanative Perspective - An Update. Pakistan Journal of Plastic Surgery,3(1), 1-9. Retrieved from http://pjplasticsurgery.com/?page_id=228

  • Vyloppilli, S., Joseph, B., Kumar, K. P., Kurian, S. D., Anirudhan, A., & Kumar, N. (2015). Benign Spindle Cell Tumour of Mandible and Points of Modification in Reconstruction with Non vascularised Iliac Crest Graft. Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery,15(S2), 262-265. doi:10.1007/s12663-015-0775-4

  • Joseph, B., Vyloppilli, S., K.p., M. K., Anirudhan, A., Kumar, N., & Sayd, S. (2015). Aggressive dentigerous cyst in the maxillary sinus, originating from an ectopically erupted maxillary third molar. Egyptian Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery,6(3), 112-114. doi: 10.1097/01.omx.0000469917.59832.76

  • Kumar, N., Kumar, M., & Adyanthya, A. (2018). Mucocele Of the Glands Of Blandin–Nuhn On The Ventral Surface Of Tongue – A Case Report. Dental Bites,5(1), 25-29.

  • Sayd, S., Vyloppilli, S., Kumar, K., Subash, P., Kumar, N., & Raseel, S. (2018). Comparison of the efficacy of amoxicillin-clavulanic acid with metronidazole to azithromycin with metronidazole after surgical removal of impacted lower third molar to prevent infection. Journal of the Korean Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons,44(3), 103. doi:10.5125/jkaoms.2018.44.3.103

  • Kumar, N., & Kumar KP, M. (2019). Management of Mandibular Subcondylar Fracture – A Case Report and Literature Review. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS),18(2), 13-16. doi:10.9790/0853-1802161316

  • Kumar, N., & Alchaar, N. (2019). A Large Residual Cyst Associated with Mandible: A Case Report and Literature Review. Journal of Medical Science and Clinical Research, 7(4), 525–528. doi : https://dx.doi.org/10.18535/jmscr/v7i4.90

  • Kumar, N., Kumar, M., & Vyloppilli, S. (2019). Inter positional Bone Grafting with Autogenous Iliac Crest Bone for Bilateral Mandibular Angle Augmentation. IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences (IOSR-JDMS), 18(10), 21–25. doi: 10.9790/0853-1810012125

  • Kumar, N. (2020). Assessment of common errors and subjective quality of digital panoramic radiographs in a dental institution. Dentistry and Medical Research, 8(1), 23-26. doi: 10.4103/dmr.dmr_22_19

  • AHM Qassab, N Kumar. (2020). Effects of hyaluronic acid gel application in reduction of post-surgical complications after lower wisdom teeth removal–a prospective study. Plant Archives 20 (1), 2796-2800

  • Kumar, N. (2020). Dry socket etiopathogenesis, management and prevention: a brief systematic review of literature. European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 7(9), 24-29.

  • Joseph B, Kumar N, Vyloppilli S, Sayd S, Manojkumar KP, Vijaykumar D. (2020) Single- insertion technique for anesthetizing the inferior alveolar nerve, lingual nerve, and long buccal nerve for extraction of mandibular first and second molars: a prospective study. J Korean Assoc Oral Maxillofac Surg 46:403-408. https://doi.org/10.5125/jkaoms.2020.46.6.403

  • Kumar, N. (2022). Evaluation of sexual dimorphism by radiographic analysis of mental orifice and mandibular height in a sample of Kurdish population of Iraq. Academic Journal Of Health Sciences, 37(3), 127-130. Retrieved from http://www.medicinabalear.org/pdfs/Vol37n3.pdf#page=127

  • Sayd, S., Vyloppilli, S., Kumar, N., & Raseel, S. (2022). Oral dirofilariasis—a rare case report from South India. Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12663-022-01695-5

  • Thangavelu, A., Vyloppilli, S., Vichattu, S. V., Kumar, N., Ahmad, F., & Sayd, S. (2022). Incidence of inferior alveolar nerve sensory deficit and intra-operative nerve encounters after advancement of retrognathic mandible – a cross-sectional survey study. Indian Journal of Dental Research, 33(2), 116. https://doi.org/10.4103/ijdr.ijdr_315_22

Conference & Scientific Presentations

  • How well do you know OMFS as a dental specialty?, National Conference of Oral Sciences, Erbil/ Iraq – 2022

  • Septicemia as a Post-Surgical Complication In Maxillofacial Trauma, 4th International Conference of Oral Sciences, Tishk International University, Erbil/ Iraq – 2019

  • Oronasal Communication Associated with Extensive Palatal Necrosis After A Traumatic Extraction – A Case Report, International Dental Conference, Al Noor University college, Erbil/ Iraq – 2019

  • A large residual cyst associated with mandible: A case report and literature review, 2nd Duhok International Dental conference, Duhok/ Iraq – 2019

  • Airway Management in TMJ Ankylosis, 15th Mid Term Conference And 2nd Post Graduate Convention, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu - 2011

Training Certification

  • Multi-modality Dental Teaching Philosophies

  • Quality Assurance in University Dental Hospital

  • Art of Facial Prosthetics