KIDS Faculty, Dr. Dhirendra Kumar Singh received the Best Scientific Paper Presentation Award (under basic research category) at Indian Society of Periodontology’s 45th National Annual Conference held in Pune in association with D. Y. Patil University. Dr. Dhirendra got selected for the award amongst more than 500 presenters from all parts of India. The title of Dr. Singh’s research paper was: “Comparison of the efficacy of mobile phone application based tooth brushing instructions vs. routine hand written oral hygiene instructions in the maintenance of oral hygiene status in adults of Bhubaneswar City.” The presentation was well appreciated by conference scientific judges and jury members. Dr. Aswini Kumar Kar, Principal, Dr. Jugajyoti Pathi, Asst. Director (Admin.), Dr. Sangamesh N C, Vice Principal and faculty members of KIDS congratulated Dr. Dhirendra for his outstanding achievement and making KIIT Family proud at national level.