Doctor's Profile

Dr Parasanth Pillai, Dental Implantologist, Smile Centre India

Dr. Prasanth Pillai MDS, FISOI, FICOI, FIBOMS
Oro-Maxillofacial Surgeon & Implantologist,
Mentor & Clinical Master - International Implant Foundation (IF), Germany.
Director & Chief Dental Officer - Smile Centre India

Dr. Prasanth Pillai is an internationally renowned Oro-Maxillofacial Surgeon & Implantologist with more than 25 years of practice experience. After being in mainstream Maxillofacial practice for more than 15 years, he got trained in Immediate Load Implantology under pioneers in the field from Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and France and has been in the practice of Immediate Functional Load Implantology for almost a decade.

Academics and profession

Dr. Prasanth Pillai completed his graduation in Dentistry and post-graduation in Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery from the prestigious R M Dental College, Annamalai University with Gold Medals in Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics & Orthodontics.

Dr. Prasanth Pillai Was introduced to fundamentals in Dentistry by own father Dr. K S Pillai, Senior Dental Surgeon General Dentistry, under expert dental specialists Dr. M K James (Kochi) and Prof. Dr. C R Ramachandran (Chidambaram) in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery under the expert guidance of eminent professor Dr. B Srinivasan and Prof. M. F. Baig at RM Dental College, Annamalai University. Dr. Prasanth Pillai also practiced in Orthognathic Surgery under the expert guidance of Prof. Varghese Mani, Thrissur, and Basic Dental implantology under Dr. Srikanth Mallan, Alleppey.

Dr. Prasanth Pillai received advanced Training in Immediate loading Basal (Cortical) Implantology under the internationally renowned expert Prof. Dr. Stefan Ihde, Montenegro (famed basal implantology expert who has introduced Ihde Dental Implants), Dr. Prem Nanda, Implantologist, Pune, Dr. Vivek Gaur, Implantologist, Delhi, Dr. Werner Mander, Austria – Expert in KOS series of implants, Dr. Sigmar Kopp, Germany – Expert in BOI series of implants, Dr. Henri Diederich, Luxembourg – Expert in Basal Implants and Dr. Alain Ansal, France – Expert in Basal Implants. Dr. Pillai is very keen on the latest advancement in this field and continues attending his knowledge by attending professional bodies, conferences, and workshops.

  • Clinical Master in Immediate Loading Implantology International Implant Foundation, Munich, Germany.
  • Recognized Strategic Implant Expert, Master and Mentor of the International Implant Foundation (IF), Munich, Germany.
  • Recipient of the Colgate Palmolive merit awards, LPKR Ramanathan Chettiar Endowment Prize.
  • Recipient of the Dr.Veerabahu Runners up award for All Round Activity (IDA Kochi branch) for the year 2000.
  • Received the Keki Mistry trophy for the best scientific activity among IDA Local branches for the year 2000.
  • Best outgoing student from the Annamalai University Dental College in the year 1990.
  • Gold Medals in Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics & Orthodontics from Annamalai University.
  • General Secretary of the Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital Council – 1988.
  • Former President of the Indian Dental Association, Kochi branch.
  • Fellow of International Implant Foundation (IF - Germany).
  • Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI - USA).
  • Fellow of International College of Dentists (ICD - USA).
  • Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).
  • Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA - USA).
  • Fellow of Indian Society of Oral Implantologists (ISOI - India).
  • Fellow of Indian Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (IBOMS - India).
  • Life member of the Indian Dental Association (IDA).
  • Life member of the Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India (AOMSI).
  • Founder Member of Kochi Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
  • Founder member of the Trauma Life Support Society (TLSS).
  • Founder Member of Social Security Scheme of the IDA.
  • Member of Tamil Nadu Dental Graduates Alumni Forum.
  • Member of the Lodge Susrutha..

Dr. Prasanth Pillai is married to Dr. Sreeja Pillai, a Dental Surgeon who is his associate at TheSmileCentre India. The couple is blessed with two children, Vivek Pillai, and Neelima Pillai.

Hobbies & Other Activities.
  • Dr. Prasanth Pillai is trained in South Indian Classical Music – Vocal and Percussion. He has won prizes in various music competitions conducted at the school, collegiate and university levels. He won First Place in the All Kerala Percussion (Eastern) Competition held at Ernakulam in 1984. He is the Patron of the “Rasikapriya” Cultural Society – Ernakulam, Kochi.
  • Dr. Prasanth Pillai is also interested in sports and physical activities and he is a life member of the Regional Sports Centre, Kadavanthra, Ernakulam. Dr. Prasanth Pillai undergone basic training in Yoga and Meditation under experts. He won the Best Cadet of the 21 Kerala Battalion NCC(Army)–Senior Division Boys Wing –1985. Lifei.
  • Dr. Prasanth Pillai is an active participant in social service league activities. He is a Member of the Bharat Vikas Parishad, Member of the Rotary Club of Cochin Midtown, Life Member of the Chinmaya Mission – Nettapadam Road, Kochi-16, and Hon.Secretary cum Treasurer of the Dentofacial Esthetic Center (DEC), Saraf Hospital, a charitable trust involved in treating patients with dentofacial deformities, who belong to the low socio-economic backgroundi.