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Springer India launches Dentistry in India


Springer India Pvt. Ltd., in collaboration with FMC, announces the inaugural issue of the Indian edition of Dentistry, the UK Business Magazine of the Year 2008. Dentistry, the UK’s highest circulation dental journal, was first published in 1995 and focuses on the latest news and information in the field of dentistry. The bi-monthly Indian edition of the publication will include articles about the most current trends in dentistry in India as well worldwide.

The announcement was made during the Indian Prosthodontic Society‘s 11th National Post Graduate Student Convention, hosted by the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi on 27 February 2009. Mr. Rakesh Baheri, President Secretary Health Minister of Delhi inaugurated Dentistry in presence of Ms. Shiela Dixit, Honorable Chief Ministry of Delhi, Ms. Kiran Walia, Health Minister of Delhi, Dr. T. V. Padmanabhan President of the Indian Prosthodontic Society, Dr. V. Rangarajan, Secretary of the Indian Prosthodontic Society, Dr Ravindra C Savadi, the Editor of the Journal of Indian Prosthodontic Society, Dr.Anil Kohli, President IDA, Professor A. K. Aggarwal, Dean of the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences and Dr. William F Curtis, Executive Vice President Clinical Medicine, Springer.

Dr. Mahesh Verma, Director Principal of the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences (MAIDS), has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Indian edition. Dr. Verma has been serving the field of dentistry for more than a decade as President of the Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and as the Vice President of the Indian Dental Association. Furthermore, he is Director of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).

Dr. Verma said, “I am pleased and excited to be appointed editor-in-chief of this journal. Dentistry will offer the Indian dentistry community the latest information from India and from abroad in order to support progress in this field.”

In addition to information on general dentistry, the journal will include key sections on implantology and prosthodontics, endodontics and conservative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and periodontics.

“Dentistry is an excellent opportunity for Springer and FMC to share knowledge and experience with dentists and other healthcare professionals in a practical and attractive format,” said Sanjiv Goswami, Managing Director of Springer India.

Dr. William F. Curtis, President, Springer Science+Business Media LLC, said at the launch ceremony, “Springer is proud to support this important development in the growth of our publishing partnerships in India.”

FMC is part of the specialist publishing group Springer Science+Business Media (, one of the world’s leading suppliers of scientific and specialist literature. It is the second-largest publisher of journals in the science, technology, and medicine (STM) sector, the largest publisher of STM books and the largest business-to-business publisher in the German-language area. The group publishes over 1,700 journals and more than 5,500 new books a year, as well as the largest STM eBook Collection worldwide. Springer has operations in over 20 countries in Europe, the USA, and Asia, and some 5,000 employees, one-third of which work in India. In India, Springer is represented in Delhi & Mumbai (Springer India), Chennai (Scientific Publishing Services) and Pune (Crest Premedia Solutions).


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