Dr. Manjunath Rai S/o Smt. Suguna and Ch.Kochanna Rai and also the son-in-law of Dr. Shetty, joined Rai Dental Clinic in 1997.He is a true asset to the clinic with his wide exposure to finest surgical methodologies in India and abroad. He furthered the efforts to provide better and wide range of services to our patients.
He has trained under seasoned veterans in various fields of expertise which include:
Head And Neck Onco- Surgery And Reconstruction
Orthognathic Surgery
Management Of Maxillofacial Trauma
Cleft Lip And Palate Surgical Management
Aesthetic Rhinoplasty
Microsurgical Techniques In Reconstructive Surgeries
Micro Vascular Surgery And Skull Base Surgery
Implant Placement
Distraction Osteogenesis
Aesthetic Facial Surgery
He worked in the Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery at A. B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte, Mangalore, India from August 1998 to January 2004 and at A. J. Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore as Associate Professor from 09-02-2004 to08-08-2007. He believes that surgery is an ever changing science and so retains his edge by keeping abreast with the latest developments in the field. He has presented papers in various national and international conferences which were well accepted, acknowledged and duly appreciated.
Professional Fellowships
Life member- Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India
Member-Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Edinburgh, U.K
Founder Member- Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India-Karavali Chapter
Member- Indian Dental Association, DK Branch since 1990
Registered Member -Dental Council of India
Central committee member of IDA HO since 2003
E.C. Member of IDA DK Branch since 2001
E.C. Member of IDA Karnataka State Branch since 2003
Honorary Secretary of the IDA DK Branch for the year 2003-05
Honorary Treasure Of IDA Karnataka
Honorary Secretary Of Association Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeons Of India
He believes in leading by example and precept
Presently he is the President of IDA, DK branch, Professor and Head of Oral and Maxillo- facial Surgery in K.V.G. Dental College, Sullia and consultant in various hospitals like
His special interests include Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery, Facial reconstruction, TMJ Surgery, Maxillofacial trauma, Rhinoplasty, Implant Dentistry and Cosmetic Facial Surgery, Craniofacial Surgery and Surgical Oncology of Head & Neck.

He is favoured by colleagues and students alike.
According to his colleagues
“His zeal to provide best to his patients, enthusiasm to update his knowledge and commitment to excellence make's him the best.”
According to his students
“His cool and calm nature, eagerness to teach, patience to listen and dedication to his profession make's him an ever-loving guide and teacher.”

Despite an awe inspiring acumen and extensive expertise, he is an unassuming man with a warm and friendly manner and is known for his excellent rapport with patients.

With his involvement, we aim to provide quality care with humane appeal.