About Mathew T. Kattadiyil, BDS, MDS, MS
Dr. Mathew T. Kattadiyil received his BDS degree from the College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, India in 1989. He completed his Masters in Dental Science (MDS) in Prosthodontics from the College of Dental Surgery, KMC, Manipal in 1992. He began full-time teaching in the Department of Prosthodontics at the College of Dental Surgery, KMC, Manipal, India in1992.
In 1997, he received the professional certificate in Prosthodontics from the School of Dentistry and in 1999 earned his Master of Science (MS) degree from Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California. In 2012, Dr. Kattadiyil was awarded the 'Educator of the Year' by the American College of Prosthodontists. He has presented nationally and internationally. In addition to authoring multiple peer-reviewed publications (over 50), textbook and eBook chapters, he is also the co-editor of the electronic program 'Optimizing success with complete dentures' prepared by Loma Linda University, 2013. In 2018, Dr. Kattadiyil received the ‘Distinguished Research Award’ and was inducted into ‘The Society of Scholars’ from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Kattadiyil is Diplomate and Examiner (Director) of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. He served as the President (2019-2020) of the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics. He is Professor and currently serves as the Director of the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at Loma Linda University (since 2006).
He has been a full-time faculty member at Loma Linda University since 1999 and limits his practice to Prosthodontics.