Dr. V Y Shivashankar is a consultant endodontist (root canal treatment specialist) and cosmetic dental surgeon who has qualified his B.D.S. & M.D.S. from govt. dental institutions. He has 8 publications to his credit and has keen interest in teaching as well. He has done a detailed research work on regenerative endodontics i.e. giving back life to a non vital tooth. His research articles can be found under google scholars.