Dr. Himija Karia is an Orthodontist who holds the post of assistant professor at VSPM dental college and research centre Nagpur, India. She has completed her BDS from Government Dental College and Hospital Nagpur. She went on to do her masters in Orthodontics from Sharad Pawar Dental College Wardha, India. She has a keen interest in cleft lip and palate, diagnosis of airway challenges and sleep apnea. She has presented several papers at national and international levels. Her research involving airway dimensions in patients with cleft lip and palate has received scholarship from the Indian Council for Medical Research, Delhi. Her thesis titled “Evaluation of cranial base, naso-maxillary complex and airways in patients with and without cleft lip and palate” has won the prestigious Dr. J.G.Kannappan award at the national level. She is actively involved in clinical practice.
Clinical Orthodontics, Cleft lip and palate, airways, sleep apnea.