Dr. Joseph Edward (BDS, MDS) Lead Consultant Maxillofacial prosthodontist

Rajas Dental College, Vadakkangulam (Time of Completion - 1994)

Ragas Dental College, Chennai (Time of Completion - 2000)

Prof Dr. Joseph Edward is a highly distinguished Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, renowned for his exceptional skills and vast expertise in the field. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for advancing maxillofacial and dental care, Dr. Edward has become a prominent figure in the healthcare community. His illustrious career spans over two decades, during which he has served as a Maxillofacial Consultant, earned a National Award for innovative surgical techniques, and held leadership roles in esteemed maxillofacial and dental organizations. He was the past Secretary and President of the AOMSI Kerala state chapter and is currently the editor of Kerala Dental Journal.

Dr. Edward's impact extends beyond clinical practice into academics, with 23 years of teaching experience in UG & Pg College, with active contributions to research and publications. His authored papers, presented at both national and state levels, exemplify his commitment to advancing the global understanding of dentistry and Maxillofacial surgery. He is also an international consultant to Saudi Arabia and UAE with a maxillofacial and implantology license.

Areas of Expertise

Maxillofacial Trauma (Fractures of Jawbones)
Cosmetic Orthognathic Surgery - Correction of long/short/ asymmetric face.
Rhinoplasty (Nose deformities)
Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
Dental & Maxillofacial Implantology
Single and Mouth Rehabilitation of teeth with Dental Implants
Intra-oral Minor Surgical Procedures such as impactions, apicectomy, tongue tie release, biopsies, excisions, cysts, enucleations, and treatment of benign tumours of the jaw.

Professional Achievements:

Dr. Edward's career is marked by a series of noteworthy achievements, underscoring his dedication to the highest standards of dental practice with national and international presentations and publications:

Serving as an Overseas Consultant in the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
23 years of teaching experience, holding positions as Professor and Head of the Department in prestigious undergraduate and postgraduate institutes, and currently the Professor and HOD at Azeezia College Of Dental Science.

Recipient of a National Award for pioneering an Indigenous and Self-designed technique for upper third molar extractions in Maxillofacial Surgery.
Past President and Secretary of AOMSI Kerala State Chapter.
Past President and Secretary of IDA Quilon Branch.
Editor in chief of IDA Kerala State for the term 2023-2027.


Delayed reimplantation vs dental implants- A case report (KDJ-Vol 34, No.1, January 2011).

Rehabilitation or Completely Edentulous Maxillary Arch with Implant Supported Fixed Prosthesis (KDJ – Volume 32 No:4 October 2009).

Central Ossifying Fibroma of Mandible – A Case Report ( OMPJ Volume 1 No:1 Jan-June 2010 – 1976-1225)

Cemento-ossifying fibroma of mandible – A Case Report ( Dentistry International Vol 6 Issue 4 Oct-Dec 2010 pg 143- 145)

Unicystic ameloblastoma of the mandible (KDJ Vol 35/No.2, April 2012)

Intramuscular lipoma of buccal mucosa (KDJ-Vol.36.No.3. July 2013)

Mural Ameloblastoma of Mandible- A Case Report (Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sep-2013)

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Palate – A Case Report (Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Sep-2013)

Extraction of Maxillary Third Molar – A novel technique. (Indian Dentist Research and Review May 2013.

Myasis – a case report (KDJ – Volume 32 No:3 July 2009)

Effect of implant size and shape on implant Success-Dentistry International

Vanishing bone disease of the mandible: A case Report (J. of Evolution of Med and Dent.Sci./Vol.3/Issue23/June 2014)

Fibrous Union following lefort I osteotomy: An alternative approach in management (IJOCR Jan-Mar 2014. Vol.2 Issue.3)

Tissue Expanders in Reconstruction of Maxillofacial Defects – Case Report (J.Maxillofac.Oral Surg.DOI.10.1007-s12663-014-0629-5)

Evaluation of Oral Health in Type II Diabetes Mellitus patients.- OMPI January-June 2015: Volume 6 (1 )

Comparing the efficiency of two different techniques in the removal of Maxillary third molars: A Randomized controlled trial- J.Maxillfac.OralSurg. DOI .10.1007/s12663-016-0935-1.

Evaluation of Peri-implant Soft and Hard Tissues in Titanium Implants in Immediate and Delayed Cases: A Comparative Study-International Journal of Oral Care and Research, October-December 2017;5(4):1-7.

An Evaluation of Patients’ Knowledge for Third Molar Removal- International Journal of Preventive and Clinical Dental Research, October-December 2017;4(4):1-3.

“A Bend to a Needle Makes the Arch Stable” a Modified Technique for Zygomatic Arch Reduction and Stabilization - J.Maxillofac.Oral Surg. DOI 10.1007/s12663-020-01334-x Feb -2022000

Patient-specific Implants for Reconstruction and Functional Rehabilitation: The New Era of Management - A case Report - J Maxillofac.Oral 23 Feb 2023

Papers Presentations

Indigenous Expanded Polytetrafluoroethylene As an Augmentation Material – An animal Study, at the 26TH Annual Conference of Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon of India December 2001-Bangalore.

Anterior Based Tongue Flap for Repair of Large Palatal Defects at 57th IDC 2003 January, Kochi.

Haps and Mishaps of Orthognathic surgery at AOMSI –Kerala State Conference at Trivandrum in October 2007.

Scientific presentation on Stability of Osteotomy with L v/s 3D plate at 34th AOMSI Conference Cochin, November 2009.

A novel technique for removal of maxillary 3rd molars on Dentistry at Bangalore, 2013.

Scientific presentation during the 35th AOMSI at Coimbatore in December 2010.

Scientific paper on central cementifying fibroma of the mandible at 6th AOMSI Kerala State Conference, Palakkad –October 2010.

Keynote lecture on complications in orthognathic surgery at AOMSI Kerala state conference -2013

Keynote lecture on Facial Asymmetry during the 11th AOMSI Kerala State Conference, October 2014 at Mahe.

Chairperson during the 15th Midterm National Conference of AOMSI June 2014.

Chairperson during the student's Scientific Session at the 18th Midterm National Conference of AOMSI at Thrissur 2014