Mangaluru, Jan 30: Prof. (Dr) U S Krishna Nayak, Principal & Dean - A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences and senior consultant orthodontist of Mangaluru, has been conferred the prestigiousDistinguished Orthodontist Award-2016'.
Prof Nayak was chosen for this national level award in recognition of hishard work, dedication and excellence in Orthodontics which has made a difference in the speciality of Orthodontic treatment and teaching in the country'.
The award was presented to him by the renowned Indian Health Professional Awards Committee at a glittering function held at The Residency Club, Pune recently. Outstanding specialists in various fields of Medicine and Dentistry were felicitated at this glamorous function.
Dr. Krishna Nayak has also been the National President of The Indian Orthodontic Society, Indian Dental Association, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, to name a few.
He was the Head of the largest Department of Orthodontics in the country for over 30 years. Recently he was also conferred with the MFDS RCPS by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow).