Guidelines for Scientific Paper Presentation

1. Presenter must be a registered delegate of the 50th KSDC conference at the time of submission of abstract.
2. Abstract can be submitted under 2 categories- Student and Doctors.
3. Student category is for undergraduate students and interns.
4. Doctors include post graduate students, faculties and practitioners.
5. Abstract shall be no longer than 250 words and has to be submitted online in MS Word format, Times New Roman font with font size 12 and Double line spacing
6. Abstract title must be less than 15 words and express the essence of the presentation.
7. Only E-Submission is accepted.
8. Use capital letters for abstract title.
9. No tables, charts or graphics shall be included in the abstract.
10. The abstract should not have been submitted and accepted at another state, national or international scientific meeting.
11. Each registered delegate can submit only one scientific abstract.
12. The presenter has to specify the type of presentation in the prescribed format (for example:- clinical/research/innovative)
13. The presenter should adhere to the time limit for presentation. All oral presentations will be for a duration of 8 minutes followed by a discussion of 2 minutes.
14. File format should be PowerPoint [.PPT] and format must be as per standard PowerPoint presentation guidelines
15. Only Single screen multimedia projectors will be provided for presentation.
16. The official language of the meeting and all communication must be in English.
17. No commercial products endorsement will be permitted.
18. Last date for submission of abstract is 20th December 2017.
Dental students (including interns)
Dental professionals (PG students,faculty and practitioners)
Topics and subtopics
General Dentistry and Oral Health
a. Oral Health & Systemic Health
b. Digital Dentistry
c. Gerodontology
d. Special Care Dentistry
e. Others
Preventive Dentistry
a. Caries Prevention
b. Periodontology
c. Epidemiology
d. Orthodontics
e. Public Health
f. Pedodontics
Dental Treatment & Restorative Dentistry
a. Caries
b. Periodontics
c. Endodontics
d. Pedodontics
e. Materials
f. Esthetics
g. Prosthetics
h. Dental Erosion & Non-caroius Lesions
Oral Surgery & Oral Medicine
a. Implantology
b. Dental Radiology
d. TMJ management
e. Oral Surgery
f. Oral Medicine
g. Oral Pathology
h. Oral Immunology
i. Forensic Odontology
Tobacco Intervention Initiative
a. Preventive
b. Interceptive
c. Corrective
Oral Cancer
a. Preventive
b. Interceptive
c. Corrective
Medical & Dental Emergencies
a. Overview & Classification
b. Management
Management of children
a. Preventive
b. Interceptive
c. Corrective
Cleft lip/Cleft palate
a. Interceptive
b. Corrective
Forensic Odontology
a. Forensic application in dentistry
b. Victim identification
c. Age & sex determination
Sports Dentistry
a. Preventive
b. Interceptive
c. Corrective
Public health (national oral health observation)
a. Preventive
b. Interceptive
c. Corrective
Abstract Format
The abstract should be formulated under the following headings:
Aim or purpose :
In one brief sentence, provide the rational for the investigation and/or the question to be answered.
Materials and Methods :
The experimental conditions should be reported briefly (i.e. age group, nature of the animals, sex, and approval from the Ethics Committee at the presenter’s institution). The clinical approach should be precise, and the period of time studied taken into account in the interpretation. The methods used should also be clearly indicated (i.e. image analysis, biochemical data, histological, immune histological or molecular probes used for the analysis of the data, statistical significance).
Results :
The results should be stated in a maximum of three sentences. Conclusions :
This is any conclusion(s) that can be drawn from the presentation. This final statement is crucial because it supports the scientific value of the abstract. (Case study can be written under the heading: Introduction, Case Report, Discussion, Conclusion)
Criteria for abstract selection;
The decisions in this regard taken by the scientific committee are binding and final.
Abstract acceptance letters will be sent to the submitting author’s contact e-mail address he/she entered in the system. All abstracts to be mailed to on or before 20th December 2017.
By the judges/reviewers is based on
  • Scientific or Clinical interest in the question to be assessed
  • Sufficient data provided
  • Innovation
  • Clinical impact