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 RESUME 

BIO

Dr. Lal graduated from dental school in 1996, followed by his masters degree in Prosthodontics from Columbia University in 2002.  Upon graduation he continued to teach at Columbia University Medical Center.  After becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Lal was appointed the Program Director for Post Graduate Prosthodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.  As part of that position, Dr. Lal served on numerous administrative committees at the School and University level.  He supervised a team of over 20 dentists working and teaching in the division of prosthodontics.  

 

He has authored articles on the use of computer generated surgical templates for prosthodontic and surgical implant planning and placement. He has extensive experience in the treatment of partially and completely edentulous patients using dental implants.

He has lectured Nationally on implant, esthetic and reconstructive dentistry with a primary focus on computer guided implant surgery combined with various immediate loading protocols.

 

EDUCATION

• Received BDS degree from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, College of Dental  Surgery, Manipal, India in 1996

 

• Completed General Practice Residency at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, College of Dental  Surgery, Manipal, India in 1997      

 

• Received Master of Science in Post-doctoral Prosthodontics from the Department of Prosthodontics, Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 2002.

 

• Received DDS degree from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, May, 2004 New York, NY.

American Board of Prosthodontics

• Board Certified, March 1, 2006

 

Successfully completed Part I examination in February 18, 2002. Chicago, IL 

                                         Part IV examination in October 2003, Dallas, TX

                                         Part II examination in February 2004, Chicago, IL

                                         Part III examination in February 2006, Chicago, IL

Teaching Experience 2002-10

Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics, Post-doctoral Prosthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 2002 to 2010.
 

Program Director, Graduate Prosthodontics, Division of Prosthodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, January 2005 to June 2008.

 

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (post-doctoral education)

               

As an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Program Director for the Post-doctoral Prosthodontic Program, my responsibilities have included:

 

  • Clinical instruction and supervision of the 12 graduate students, 4 days per week.
     

  • Oversee curriculum development including lectures, weekly treatment planning seminars and literature reviews.
     

Responsible for Masters Thesis for all Post-Graduate Residents, approve all proposals and act as a mentor or advisor to students.

HONORS

• Teaching Appreciation Award, Columbia University SDOS June 2004

• Resident Achievement Award, Columbia University SDOS June 2002

• 1st Prize, Award for best table clinic presentation. American College of Prosthodontists  Annual conference, New Orleans, November 1-4, 2001.

• 1st Prize, Award for best table presentation. American College of Prosthodontists, New York section meeting, October 22, 2001.

PRESENTATIONS & LECTURES
  • “Computer Guided Flapless Implant Placement and the Zirconia Implant Bridge.” Greater New York Dental Meeting. New York, NY. December 1, 2008.

  • “Computer Assisted Planning, Flapless Implant Placement and Immediate Loading of Dental Implants.” Columbia University College of Dental Medicine Alumni Evening Seminar. March 25, 2008.

  •  “Dental Implants and Prosthodontics.” Indian Dental Association, New York Chapter. May 22, 2006.

  • “Dental Implants.” New York Hospitals Resident Lecture Series. mod. Dr. Burt Wasserman. Harkness Pavillion 8th Floor. Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. New York, NY. April 26, 2006.

  • Co-presenter “Current Trends in Implant Prosthodontics”. October 26, 2005.Los Angeles Columbia SDOS Alumni Study Club. Beverly Hills, CA.

  • “Future trends in Implant Dentistry”. New Milford Hospital, CT. April 12, 2005.

  • “Immediate Loading using the Branemark Novum”. Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, Spring meeting, New York, NY. June 11, 2004.

  • “Life After Prosthodontics & Research Projects in Prosthodontics” Area of Concentration. Columbia University SDOS. February 18, 2003.

  • Northeast Implant Symposium, University of Medicine and Dentistry.  New Jersey. Presented clinical case report, October 26, 2001.

  • Computer Guided Surgery for Dental Implants. New York, NY. October 11, 2001.

PUBLICATIONS
  • Papaspyridakos, P., Ostuni, A., Han, C., Lal, K. "Posterior Maxillary Segmental Osteotomy for the Implant Reconstruction of a Vertically Deficient Ridge: A 3-Year Clinical Report." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2013, 110:69-75

  • Lal, K., Eisig, S., Fine, J., Papaspyridakos, P. "Prosthetic Outcomes and Survival Rates of Implants Placed with Guided Flapless Surgery Using Stereolithographic Templates: A Retrospective Study." International Journal Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, 2013, 33:661-667

  • Papaspyridakos, P., Lal, K. "Computer-assisted design/computer assisted manufacturing Zirconia Implant Fixed Complete Protheses: Clinical Results and Technical Complications up to 4 years of Function." Clinical Oral Implants Research, 24, 2013, 659-665.

  • Papaspyridakos, P., Ostuni, A., Han, C., Lal, K. "Posterior Maxillary Segmental Osteotomy for the Implant Reconstruction of a Vertically Deficient Ridge: A 3-Year Clinical Report." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2013, 110:69-75"Flapless CAD/CAM-Guided Surgery for Staged Transition from Failing Dentition to Complete Arch Implant Rehabilitation: A 3-Year Clinical Report." Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2012, 107: 143-150.

  • Papaspyridakos, P., Benic, G., Hogsett, V., White, G., Lal, K., Gallucci, G. "Accuracy of Implant Casts Generated with Splinted and Non-splinted Impression Techniques for Edentulous Patients: An Optical Scanning Study." Clinical Oral Implants Research, 23, 2012, 676-681.

  • Papaspyridakos, P., Lal, K., White, G., Weber, H., Gallucci, O. "Effect of Splinted and Nonsplinted Impression Techniques on the Accuracy of Fit of Fixed Implant Prostheses in Edentulous Patients: A Comparative Study." The International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, 2011, 26:1267-1272. 

  • Papaspyridakos, P., Lal, K. "Use of Vacuum-Formed Templates to Guide Tooth Preparation and Insertion of Interim Restorations." Journal of Prosthodontics, 2010, 19:303-306

  • Papaspyridakos, P., Lal, K. "Immediate Loading of the Maxilla with Prefabricated Interim Prosthesis Using Interactive Planning Software, and CAD/CAM Rehabilitation with Definitive Zirconia Prosthesis: 2-Year Clinical Follow-up." Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, 2010, 22:223-234

  • Bittner, N., Lal, K., Neurohr, J. “Fabrication of a Custom Abutment for a Wide-diameter Implant in a Situation with Limited Interocclusal Space.” Journal of Prosthethic Dentistry, 2008, December, 100: 474-477

  • Yagoubian B., Afzali P., Carrao V., Papaspyridakos, P, Lal, K. “Immediate Loading of an Edentulous Maxilla with an Interim Fixed Prosthesis.” Columbia Dental Review, 2008, 12: 3-7

  • Papaspyridakos, P, Lal, K. “Simple technique to transfer occlusal vertical dimension and articulate a definitive implant cast for a full arch implant prosthesis.” Journal of Prosthethic Dentistry, 2008, October, 100(4): 320-2

  • Papaspyridakos, P, Lal, K. “Flapless implant placement: a technique to eliminate the need for a removable interim prosthesis” Journal of Prosthethic Dentistry, 2008, September, 100(3): 232-5.

  • Papaspyridakos, P, Lal, K. “Complete arch implant rehabilitation using subtractive rapid prototyping and porcelain fused to zirconia prosthesis: a clinical report.” Journal of Prosthethic Dentistry, 2008, September, 100(3): 165-72.

  • Lal, K., White, G.W., Morea, D.N., and Wright, R.F.  “Use of Stereolithographic Templates for Ideal Surgical and Prosthodontic Implant Placement. Part II: A Clinical Report” Journal of Prosthodontics, March 2006 - Vol. 15 Issue 2

  • Lal, K., White, G.W., Morea,DN., and Wright, R.F.  “Use of Stereolithographic Templates for Ideal Surgical and Prosthodontic Implant Placement. Part I: The Concept” Journal of Prosthodontics, 2006, Jan-Feb, Vol 15.No1.

  • Lal, K. “Use of Stereolithographic Templates for Ideal Surgical and Prosthodontic Implant Placement”. Synopsis of table clinic. Journal of Prosthodontics. Vol.10, No.3 (September), 2001: 187-188.

  • Lal, K., Valiathan, A. “Decalcification under Orthodontic Brackets”. Kerala Dental Journal Volume 20, March 1997

Poster Presentations
  • Academy of Osseonintegration (AO) Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. February 2009.  Papaspyridakos P., Lal K.:“CAD/CAM-guided Implant Surgery and Restoration for Partially Edentulous Patients: a Clinical Cohort Study.”

  • Academy of Osseonintegration (AO) Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. February 2009.  Terizi, K., Papaspyridakos P., Ostuni, A., Lal K.:“Management of Vertically Deficient Edentulous Ridge with Posterior Maxillary Segmental Osteotomy and Dental Implants.”

  • 54th Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) Scientific Meeting. New York, NY, December 2008. Papaspyridakos P., Lal K.:“CAD/CAM-guided Flapless Implant Placement for the Rehabilitation of Partially Edentulous Patients: a Case Series of 10 Consecutive Patients.”

  • Kim H., Lal K.:“Hard and Soft Tissue Considerations in the Restoration of  Implants in the Anterior Maxilla.” 
    1. American College of Prosthodontics New York Section Meeting 2008 – 1st Place Winner.
    2. 54th Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) Scientific Meeting. New York, NY, December 2008. 

  • American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) Annual Session. Nashville, TN, October 2008.  Papaspyridakos P., Lal K.:“The Applicability of Computer-guided Flapless Implant Placement in the Rehabilitation of Partially Edentulous Patients: a Case Report of 10 Consecutive Patients.”

  • Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting. Boston, MA, February 2008.  Papaspyridakos P., Lal K.:“Immediate Loading of Edentulous Mandible and Final Restoration with a Full-Arch CAD/CAM Zirconia Prosthesis: A Case Report.”

  • Papaspyridakos P., Lal K.:“Full Arch Implant Rehabilitation of an Edentulous Mandible Utilizing an Immediate Loading Protocol.”
    1. American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) Annual Session. Scottsdale, AZ, November 2007. 
    2. 53rd Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) Scientific Meeting. New York, NY, December 2007. 

  • Na, M., Lal, K. “Occlusal Wear in Implant Fixed Complete Denture: A Clinical Report.”
    1. American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) Annual Session. Scottsdale, AZ, November 2007.
    2. 53rd Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) Scientific Meeting. New York, NY, December 2007.

  • Kim, H., Lal, K. “Modified Surgical Template for Implant Placement Using Facial Moulage and Reconstructed 3-D Planning Software”
    1. American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) Annual Session. Scottsdale, AZ, November 2007.
    2. 53rd Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) Scientific Meeting. New York, NY, December 2007.

  • Park, S., Lal, K. “Three Dimensional Analysis Measuring the Accuracy of Computer Guided Flapless Implant Placement”
    1. American College of Prosthodontics (ACP) Annual Session. Scottsdale, AZ, November 2007. 2nd Place Winner.
    2. 53rd Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) Scientific Meeting. New York, NY, December 2007.

  • Nobel Biocare World Conference. Las Vegas, NV, May 2007.  Hornsby N., Papaspyridakos P., Lal K.:“A Simplified Approach to Maxillary Arch Reconstruction Using 8 Implants”

  • American College of Prosthodontics Annual Session. Miami, FL. November 1-4, 2006. 

  • Christodoulidou, M., Lal, K. “Advanced 3-D Imaging in the Diagnosis of Sinus Floor Pathology and Subsequent Rehabilitation with Dental Implants: A Clinical Report.”

  • Torrens, G., Lal, K. “Fabrication of a Retrieval Template for Cement Retained Implant Restorations.”

  • Kim, S., Lal, K. “Surgical Implant Placement by Prosthodontic Resident Using a Flapless Surgery: A Case Report.”

  • Park, S., Lal, K. “Measuring the Accuracy of Computer Guided Implant Placement: A Validation Study.”

  • Hornsby, N., Lal, K. “Measuring the Difference in Fit of Metal Copings Fabricated on Custom Abutments with and without the Utilization of Die Spacer.”

  • Espinoza, J., Lal, K. “Immediate Loading of a Full Mandibular Arch Implant Supported Interim Prosthesis, Using Flapless Surgery: A Case Report.”

  • Academy of Osseointegration, Dallas, TX, March 14-16, 2002. “Use of stereolithographic template for ideal surgical and Prosthodontic Implant  Placement”. Table Clinic.

Continuing Education Courses Presented
  •  Co-presenter “Achieving Optimal Implant Placement and Restoration Using Advanced Radiographic and Computer Technology.”  Columbia University CDM Continuing Education Seminar at CUNY Graduate School sponsored by 3i BIOMET. June 11, 2008.

  • Co-presenter “The Secret Revealed: Implantology from Treatment Planning to Surgical Placement and Restoration.” Columbia University CDM Continuing Education Series co-sponsored by Nobel Biocare. July 11, 2008.

  • Co-presenter “Immediate Loading of Dental Implants” Hammer Health Sciences Library, Columbia University Reunion Day Program. New York, NY. May 9, 2008

  •   American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Western District Meeting. San Antonio, TX. April 12, 2008.

  • “Dentistry on the Cutting Edge” Alumni Evening Program at Columbia Club, New York, NY. March 25, 2008.

  • Co-presenter “Incorporation of Implant Dentistry into the Established Dental Practice.” Columbia University Medical Center. New York, NY. February 2, 2008.

  • “Computer Guided Implant Placement and Immediate Loading” Training Program for Members of Greater New York Academy of  Prosthodontics. Mahwah, NJ. March 30-31, 2007.

  • Co-presenter “Sinus Elevation Surgery” Columbia University CDM Continuing Education Series. February 23, 2007.

  • Co-presenter “Sinus Elevation Surgery” Columbia University CDM Continuing Education Series. April 21, 2006.

  • “Nobel Guide and Teeth in an Hour” Training Program for Columbia University Alumni & Faculty. Mahwah, NJ. December 8-9, 2006.

  • “Guided Surgery with Immediate Loading” Training Program for Oral Surgery, Periodontic and Prosthodontic Residents. Mahwah, NJ. October 20, 2006.

  • “Computer guided Implant Surgery”. University of Maryland, School of Dental Surgery Nobel Guide, Baltimore, MD. March 24-25, 2006

  • Co-presenter “Incorporation of Implant Dentistry into the Established Dental Practice.”  Columbia University SDOS Continuing Education Series. February 2, 2005.

  • “Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Future Trends in Implant Prosthodontics”,
    co-presenter at Prosthodontic Considerations of Implants Symposium, May 14, 2003.

Research Experience

• Received $30,000 grant from Nobel Biocare for conducting pilot study on evaluation of computer generated stereolithographic surgical templates for placement of endosseous dental implants.

Dental Organization
Administrative Experience:

 

Committees, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

  • Member of Postdoctoral Education Committee
     

  • Served as Prosthodontic representative on Research Subcommittee to evaluate existing/new research projects and submit recommendations to steering committee to develop a final planning document. 2002-2003
     

  • Served on Post Graduate Prosthodontics Admissions Committee 2002-present
     

  • Served as member of Search committee for Prosthodontics Program Chairman Columbia SDOS. 2004-2005