Dr. Aparna is a professor and coordinator at the Center for Full Mouth Implant Rehabilitation. She is also the Director in Planning at Manipal Academy of Higher Education. She holds a certificate in epidemiology and research methodology, laser dentistry, oral advanced implantology, maxillofacial, and a master’s in dental surgery. At the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, she teaches classes on fixed and removable prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthetics, and more. She has participated in over twenty publications and won several awards for her hard work and research.