• Comparative evaluation of tissue response of MTA and Portland cement with three radiopacifying agents – An animal study. Muniappan H Sabari,  Mahendran Kavitha, Shekar Shobana. Journal of  Comtemporary Dental Practice, 2019; 20 (1) : 20-25.
  • Antimicrobial efficacy of liquorice extract on common oral pathogenic organisms- an invitro study. Ramasamy Revathi, Natarajan krithika, Kittapa Karthikeyan, Manimaran Sujatha, Sekar Mahalaxmi. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research, 2019; 10(8) : 34361-34362.
  • Nano in Micro- The role of nanoabrasion dentistry

    Suresh Mithra, Venkatappan Sujatha, Sekar Mahalaxmi. Drug Intervention Today, 2019; 11 (9).

  • Influence of coronal and apical seal on periapical tissue biology- A one year follow up clinical case report. Shahul Hameed, L vijay amirtharaj, Kavitha Sanjeev, Mahalaxmi SekarInternational Journal of Scientific Research, 2018; 3(1)
  •  Effect of proanthocyanidin and bamboo salt on the push-out bond strength of an epoxy resin sealer to sodium hypochlorite-treated root dentin – an in vitro study.

    Sampath V. Journal of Conservative Dentistry,  2019; 22 (2): 144-148.

  • Original Research: In vitro assessment of interaction between lidocaine hydrochloride and sodium hypochlorite on root canal dentin before and after chemomechanical instrumentation procedures . Balasubramanian Saravanakarthikeyan, Shari Devarajan, Kolli Sankeerthana, Venkatappan Sujatha, Sekar Mahalaxmi. Journal of Conservative Dentistry , 2019; 22(3): 255-259.
  • Effect of triple antibiotic loaded apatitic nanocrriers on Enterococcus faecalis biofilm – an In vitro study. Nagarathinam, Sujatha V, Madhumathi, Mahalaxmi Sekar, Pranav Vanajassun, T S Sampath Kumar.Journal of Drug Delivery Science and Technology, 2019; 51: 499–505.
  • In vitro Assessment of interaction between lidocaine hydrochloride and sodium hypochlorite on root canal dentine before and after chemomechanical instrumentation procedre

    Balasubramanian Saravanakarthikeyan, Shari Devarajan, Sekar Mahalaxmi

    JCD, 2019

  •  Short Communication: Atychiphobia amongst Dentists in India: Present Scenario

    Divya Vinayachandran, SaravanaKarthikeyanBalasubramanian

    International Journal of Dental and Health Sciences ,2019; 6(1): 82-84.

  • Comparative Evaluation of stress distribution in experimentally designed Niti files with various       cross section – a finite elemnet anlaysis . Shadir, Pranav V, K Rajkumar, Mahalaxmi S. JOE, 2018; 44: 654-658.
  • Influence of fluoride on bioactivity into phosphate based glasses.G Rajkumar, V Dhivya, Mahalaxmi S, K Rajkuma, G K Sathishkumar, R Karpagam


  • Effect of irrigant neutralising reducing agents on the compromised dislocation resistance of an epoxy resin and methacrylate resin based root canal sealer in vitroPallavi Reddy, Prasanna Neelakantan, Kavitha Sanjeev, Jukka Pekka, Matinlinna International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 2018;82: 206-210.
  • Influence of coronal and apical seal on periapical tissue biology- A one year follow up clinical case report. Shahul Hameed, L vijay amirtharaj, Kavitha Sanjeev, Mahalaxmi SekarInternational Journal of Scientific Research, 2018; 3(1)
  • Effect of chlorhexidine and cystatin incorporated adhesives on MMPs and cysteine cathepsin – An invitro zymographic analysisPoorna Gomathi, Bhoopathi, Karthikeyan Kittappa, Kavitha Sanjeev, Mahalaxmi Sekar

    JCDR,  2018; 7(12): 1-5

  • Letter To Editor in response to: “Efficacy of Different Precooling Agents and Topical Anesthetics on the Pain Perception during Intraoral Injection: A Comparative Clinical Study”, published in Int J Clin Ped Dent, May-August 2015; 8(2):119-12.SaravanaKarthikeyanBalasubramanian, Ishwarya Gurucharan, Mahalaxmi Sekar

    International Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry- Pubmed Indexed Endodontics & Dental , 2018; 11(5) : 357-358.

  • Abstract proceeding (OP-57)- In-vitro  assessment of free active chlorine in sodium hypochlorite solution mixed with lidocaine hydrochloride with adrenalineCharanya Chandrasekaran. Endodontics & Dental Rehabilitation, 2018; 19(167)
  • Case Report- Intra Oral Frost Bite and Leidenfrost EffectDivya VC, B. SaravanaKarthikeyan.  Australian Endodontic Journal, 2018; 63 : 382-384.
  • ‘Pink Tooth’: An Obvious Manifestation of Insidious Pathology- A Case ReportDivya Vinayachandran, B. SaravanaKarthikeyan. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences , 2018; 2(8) : 106-107.
  • “Cold” Curtails the Pain in Endodontics- Mini reviewSaravanaKarthikeyan Balasubramanian, Sekar Mahalaxmi.  World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2018; 7(5) : 274-276.
  • Letter To Editor: “ Efficacy of XP-endo Finisher in Endodontics”Kolli Sankeerthana, Karthikeyan Kitappa, SaravanaKarthikeyan Balasubramanian, SekarMahalaxmi. Australian Endodontic Journal, 2018; 44 : 71-72.
  • Management of Internal Resorption with Perforation.  Mahendran Kavitha, K Girija, Shekar Shobana. Journal of Operative Dentistry & Endodontics, 2018; 3(1) : 38-42.
  • Selvanathan MJ Vinola, SaravanakarthikeyanBalasubramanian,Sekar Mahalaxmi. “Endocrown- An Effective Viable Esthetic Option for Expurgated Endodontically treatedTeeth”- Two Case Reports. Journal of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, July-December 2017;2(2):97-102.
  • Santosh Kumar P, Vidhya S, Mahalaxmi S. Antimicrobial Efficacy of Various Concentrations of Bamboo Salt Against Enterococcus Faecalis and Candida Albicans :An In Vitro Study. Journal of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, July-December 2017;2(2):65-68.
  • Arun S, Sampath V, Mahalaxmi S, Rajkumar K. A Comparative Evaluation of the Effect of the Addition of Pachymic Acid on the Cytotoxicity of 4 Different Root Canal Sealers—An In Vitro Study. Journal of Endodontics. 2017 Jan 31;43(1):96-9.
  • Effect of Single and Two Step Application of Antioxidant Incorporated Bleaching Agents on Bond Strength of Resin Composite and Surface Changes in Enamel.Biol Med (Aligarh) 2016, 8: 348Megha Nair, Ravi Nesamani, Kavitha Sanjeev, MahalaxmiSekar and Senthil RenganathanDOI: 10.4172/0974-8369.1000348
  • Nanochitosan modified glass ionomer cement with enhanced mechanical properties and fluoride release.International Journal of Biological Macromolecules.In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 20 May 2017R. Senthil Kumar, N. Ravikumar, S. Kavitha, S. Mahalaxmi, R. Jayasree, T.S. Sampath Kumar, M. Haneesh ,
  • Comparison of the Effect of PRP, PRF and Induced Bleeding in the Revascularization of Teeth with Necrotic Pulp and Open Apex: A Triple Blind Randomized Clinical Trial.Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2017 Jun, Vol-11(6): ZC34-ZC39,VasundaraYayathiShivashankar, Dexton Antony Johns, Ramesh Kumar Maroli, MahalaxmiSekar, Rathinavel Chandrasekaran, Shanmugavel Karthikeyan, Senthil Kumar Renganathan, DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/22352.10056
  • Comparative evaluation of micron- and nano-sized intracanal medicaments on penetration and fracture resistance of root dentin – An in vitro study ,International Journal of Biological MacromoleculesIn Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 22 May 2017,Abburi Sireesha, R. Jayasree, Sampath Vidhya, SekarMahalaxmi, V. Sujatha, T.S. Sampath Kumar
  • Jose P, Sanjeev K, Sekar M. Effect of Green and White Tea Pretreatment on Remineralization of Demineralized Dentin by CPP-ACfP-An Invitro Microhardness Analysis. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research: JCDR. 2016 Apr;10(4):ZC85.
  • Kunam D, Manimaran S, Sampath V, Sekar M. Evaluation of dentinal tubule occlusion and depth of penetration of nano-hydroxyapatite derived from chicken eggshell powder with and without addition of sodium fluoride: An in vitro study. Journal of conservative dentistry: JCD. 2016 May;19(3):239.
  • Selvaraj K, Sampath V, Sujatha V, Mahalaxmi S. Evaluation of microshear bond strength and nanoleakage of etch-and-rinse and self-etch adhesives to dentin pretreated with silver diamine fluoride/potassium iodide: An in vitro study. Indian Journal of Dental Research. 2016 Jul 1;27(4):421.
  • Premanand, Mahalaxmi S Maxillary first molar with five canals
  • Stream Dent;Jan-Mar 2016; Vol-7; Issue-1
  • Vijay Amirtharaj L, Srinivasan N, Sireesha Abburi KK, Mahalaxmi S. Evaluating the Analgesic Efficacy of Solanum surattense (Herbal Seed Extract) in Relieving Pulpal Pain–An. Dentistry 2015 5:288. doi:10.4172/2161-1122.1000288
  • Arumugam MT, Ravikumar N, Karthikeyan K, Kavitha S, Mahalaxmi S, Effect of various antioxidants on the shear bond strength of composite resin to bleached enamel: An in vitro study. J Conserv Dent. 2014 Jan;17(1):22-6.
  • Pallavi, Kavitha sanjeev,Subbarao.C.VCyclic Fatigue Testing of Three Different Rotary Nickel Titanium Endodontic Instruments in Simulated Curved Canals – An in Vitro Sem Analysis. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2014, 8(2): 211-213.
  • Mahalaxmi S, Malathi S, Madhanamadhubala M, Kavitha S, Clotting co–factor and bees extract in dentin stabilization. World journal of medical sciences 10 (2), 204-207.
  • Sharath G, Vandana J, Vidhya S, Karthikeyan K, Kavitha S, Mahalaxmi S. Effect of bleaching with two different concentrations of hydrogen peroxide containing sweet potato extract as an additive on human enamel: An in vitro spectrophotometric and scanning electron microscopy analysis. J Conserv Dent. 2013 Jan;16(1):45-9.
  • Srinivasulu S, Vidhya S, Sujatha M, Mahalaxmi S, Effect of collagen cross-linkers on the shear bond strength of a self-etch adhesive system to deep dentin. J Conserv Dent. 2013 Mar; 16(2):135-8.
  • Srinivasulu S, Vidhya S, Sujatha M, Mahalaxmi S, Shear bond strength of Composite to Deep dentin after treatment with two different collagen cross linking agents at varying time intervals. Oper Dent. 2012 Sep-Oct; 37(5):485-91.
  • Mageshwaran T, Ebenezar AR, Madhanamadhubala M, Kavitha S, Mahalaxmi S, Counteraction of reactive oxygen species and determination of antibacterial efficacy of proanthocyanidin & lycopene when mixed with calcium hydroxide & chlorhexidine mixture: An invitro study. J Conserv Dent. 2012 Oct;15(4):337-41
  • Krishnan H, Sujatha V, Mahalaxmi S, Jones M, Sagir VMM, Shear Bond Strength of Composite to Dentin after Various Drying Techniques and Its Micro Morphological Analysis under SEM-An In-vitro Study. International Journal of Clinical Dental Science 2012; 3(2):17-22.
  • Kavitha sanjeev.Root resorption – A Review. Journal of scientific Dentistry 2012.
  • SujathaV, Malathi S, Mahalaxmi S. Carbon Nanotubes – A review. Streamdent, 2011, 2(4).313-320.
  • Narasimha RK, Raj Kumar K, Arun KV, Mahalaxmi S. Evaluating the bacterial elimination and penetration depth of 810nm and 980nm diode laser, at 3 cycles and 6cycles – An in vitro study. J Orofac Sci, 2011; 3(2).
  • Malathi S, Sujatha V, Mahalaxmi S. Nanorobotics – A Futuristic approach. Nano Digest 2011; 3:34-37.
  • Sathyakumar S, Rajkumar K, Mahalaxmi S, MeenakshiSundaram K, Ragavi P. Brush away demineralization – An invitro SEM study. Streamdent, 2011, 2(3).
  • Ravikumar N, Mahalaxmi S, Poornima J, Ajit GM, Polymerase chain reaction in endodontics. Streamdent, 2(3), 2011.
  • Mahalaxmi S, Karthikeyan K, Ashwin N, The probability of canal variations in an individual with extra canals in mandibular second premolar. Streamdent, 2011, 2(2).
  • Jones M, Sathyakumar S, Mahalaxmi S. Comparison of surface roughness after micro abrasion of enamel using two proprietary remineralization agents: An in vitro study. KDJ, 2011; 34 (4).
  • Gingu KG, Kavitha S, Mahalaxmi S, An in vitro evaluation of the effect of deep dry cryotreatment on the cutting efficiency of three rotary nickel titanium instruments. J Conserv Dent 2011; 14: 169-72.
  • Sumitha M, Kothandaraman R, Sekar M. Evaluation of post-surface conditioning to improve interfacial adhesion in post-core restorations. J Conserv Dent. 2011 Jan; 14(1):28-31
  • Sujatha V, Srinivasulu S, Ebenezar RA, Mahalaxmi S, Srinivasan N., Application of a proanthocyanidin agent to improve the bond strength of root dentin treated with sodium hypochlorite. J Conserv Dent. 2011 Jul; 14(3):306-8.
  • 18.Vidhya S, Srinivasulu S, Sujatha M, Mahalaxmi S. Effect of grape seed extract on the bond strength of bleached enamel. Oper Dent. 2011; 36(4): 433-8.
  • Rajkumar K, Sathyakumar S, Mahalaxmi S, Ragavi P, Mageshwaran TA. Color stability of resin composites after immersing in coffee of different temperature – An in vitro study. Streamdent, 2011, 2(2),
  • Poornima J, Srinivasulu S, Vidhya S; Kavitha S, Mahalaxmi S. Degree of conversion of two dentin bonding agents with and without a desensitizing agent using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy – An inviro study. J Conserv Dent.;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p302-5
  • Madana, srinivasan,shafie ahamed. Comparative evaluation of propolis and Triantibiotic mixture as an intracanal medicament against Enterococcus faecalis. J Endod, 2011, 14(3), 306-8.
  • Ravikumar,Shankar,Indhra.R.Shear bond strength of two dentin bonding agents with two desensitizers.- An in vitro study. Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2011,14 ( 3),247-51.
  • Savadamoorthy,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.LEsthetic posterior restorations utilizing. The double Inlay Technique. Int. Journal of Contemporary Dentistry 2011, 2 (6), 100-02
  • Poornima J, Malathi S, Kavitha S, Mahalaxmi S. Mineral loss before and after bleaching and mineral uptake on application of remineralizing agent. Indian journal of multidisciplinary dentistry. 2010, 1(1); 47-48.
  • Karthikeyan K, Mahalaxmi S. Nomenclature of extra canals based on four reported cases of maxillary molars with six canals. J Endod, 2010; 36 (6) .
  • Ravi kumar, Sathyakumar, Mahalaxmi sekar.Surface and mineral changes in enamel treated with Acidulated phosphate Fluoride gel (APF), CO2 Laser. Journal of Oral Laser Applications. 2010, 10, 117-24.
  • Malathi suresh, Sujatha.v, Mahalaxmi sekar.Nano Robotics- A review. Streamdent. 2010;1(1),.
  • Vaishnavi,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.L.Comparison of fracture toughness & wear resistance of indirect composites cured by conventional curing methods & electron beam irradiation. Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2010, 13.
  • Vidhya, chandrasekar,lakshminarayanan.l.A comparative evaluation of fracture resistance and penetration of bonding resin into three different fiber reinforced posts using confocal microscope. The Internet Journal of dental science 2010; 9(1).
  • Gingu koshi, Kavitha Sanjeev,Rajkumar. K, Mahalaxmi sekar.Calcium ion diffusion levels from MTA and apexcal in simulated external root resorption at middle third of the root. Dental Traumatology. 2009; 25,480-483.
  • Prassanna.N,Kavithasanjeev,Subba rao.C.V.Ultramorphological characterization of the resin dentin Interface – An Invitro analysis of Nanoleakage patterns of dentin adhesives. The Journal of clinical paediatric dentistry. 33 (3), 2009, 223-30
  • Rajkumar.K,Sathyakumar.S,Mahalaxmi sekar.Evaluating the penetration depth of Nd:Yag laser in the root canal system- A Microbiological study. Solaze Journal of Laser Dentistry. 2009, 3(1) 6-9.
  • Joans, Kavitha sanjeev,Mahalaxmi sekar.Comparison of surface roughness after microabrasion of enamel with & without using CPP-ACP: An in vitro study. Journal of Conservative Dentistry. 2009, 12, 22-25.
  • Sumitha, Arun.KV, Mahalxmi sekar.Retrieval of separated instruments using Masseran Technique. Journal of Conservative Dentistry Vol 11, 2008, 42-45.
    Mahalaxmi sekar.Instrument retrieval technique. Case reports .Malaysian Endodontic Bulletin. 2008, 19, 41-5.
  • Vinoth kumar, Shyamala, Kavithasanjeev, Lakshminarayanan.L Invitro evaluation of degree of conversion of various luting resins at different levels of post space using FTIR spectroscopy. Endodontology 20, (1), 2008,37-43.
  • Vinoth,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.LInfluence of Irrigating needle-tip designs in removing bacteria inoculated into instrumented root canals measured using single tube Luminometer. Journal of Endodontics. 2007, 33 (6),.L46-8.
  • Prassanna.N,Kavithasanjeev,Subbara CV. Duration-dependent susceptibility of endodontic pathogens to calcium hydroxide and chlorhexidine gel used as intracanal medicament: An invitro evaluation. OOOE, 2007,104,e138-e141.
  • Prassanna.n,Kavithasanjeev,SubbaraoCV.Degree of conversion and residual stress of preheated and room temperature composites. Indian Journal of Dental Research 2007, 18 (4), 173-6.
  • Abhishek,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayan.L.Comparative evaluation of pulp chamber temperature rise associated with polishing of light cured composite restorations using polishing systems, Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2006, 9 (1) ,21-31.
  • Jikky,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.L.Evaluation of resin-dentin interfacial structures and shear bond strength of three different bonding systems. Journal of Conservative Dentistry. 2005, 8(4).
  • Gowrish,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan,LMicrotensile bond strength of resin luting cement cured using three different light sources. Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2005, 8 (4),30-37.
  • Indra,MRS,Karthikeyan.K.Endodontic Management of a Fused Maxillary Lateral Incisor with a Supernumerary Tooth: A Case Report. J Endod 2006; 32 (12);1217-9.
  • Sathyakumar, Mahalaxmi sekar.Caries removal methods affect dentin physical and chemical properties. Caries Research. 2007; 41, 170-1. Sandhya, Rajkumar.k Lakshmi narayanan.Evaluation of the sealing ability of four retro filling materials using ultrasonics for retro preparation; An in vitro study. Journal of International college of dentists 2004, 50 (5), 8-14.
  • Korapati R,Rajkumar.k, Lakshminarayanan.LA comparative evaluation of depth of cure of a posterior composite cured with light emitting diodes and halogen light cure unit. Journal of Conservative Dentistry. 2004, 7( 2),58-62.
  • Agarwal M,Rajkumar.K, Lakshminarayanan.L.Obturation of Internal Resorption cavities with four different techniques .An in vitro comparative study. Endodontology. 2002, 14, (1),3-8.
  • V.Bhadrarao,Rajkumar.k,Lakshminarayanan.L.Evaluation of three commonly used methods of sterilization &disinfection of endodontic burs. Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2002, 5.
  • Rajkumar.K,Lakshminarayanan.L.The Effectiveness of two commonly used methods of sterilizing Endodontics – A comparative study. Journal of Indian Dental Association 2001, 72,245-8.
  • Jacob.s,Rajkumar.K,Lakshminarayanan.L.Evaluation of microleakage with and without smear layer; A bacterial penetration study. Endodontology 2000, 12( 2),77-82
  • Abhishek,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.LElectronic Apex location. SMET Dental Journal 2004, 1 (3),5-9.
  • Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.LNewer diagnostic aids in Endodontics, Journal of Indian Dental Association 2001, 72, 252-4.
  • Pramod menon, Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.L.Effect of application errors on bond strength of the direct composites.An invitro study. Journal of Conservative Dentistry. 2001 4 (2).
  • George,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.L. Antimicrobial effect of various calcium hydroxide preparations.- An in vitro study. Endodontology 2001 13 (1).
  • Savadamoorthy,Kavithasanjeev,Lakshminarayanan.LEsthetic posterior restorations utilizing. The double Inlay Technique. Int. Journal of Contemporary Dentistry 2011, 2 (6), 100-02
  • Sujatha,v,Lakshminarayanan.LComparing the compressive strength of two condensable composites Journal of Conservative Dentistry 2000; 3.