Dr Asha Ramesh, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Periodontics has completed her post-graduation from Saveetha Dental College and is a distinction holder. Her research focus is on the influence of oxidative stress on the pathogenesis of periodontitis which was a collaborative effort with IIT-Madras and her paper was well received at the 94th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research held in Seoul, South Korea. She was a keynote speaker at the ‘World Dental and Oral Health Congress’ held in London. She has 11 publications in international and national indexed journals. She has won various awards on her research topics at national and international levels.