Dr. Gurvanit Kaur Lehl, completed his BDS from Government Medical College, Patiala in 1987, where he passed out as the Best Graduate. Dr. Gurvanit Kaur Lehl completed his MDS in Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry from Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar in 1991.
He served in the Punjab Government from 1989 in the Government Dental Colleges at Amritsar and Patiala as Demonstrator and Senior Lecturer. In 1997 he went on to join Government Medical College, which was a new Medical College under the Chandigarh Administration (UT) as Reader and Head. He is playing a major role in the development of the Department of Dentistry in this Medical College and is now serving as Professor and Head (Dentistry).
He has published over 40 papers in the Indian and International journals and also authored a chapter in the Textbook of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry by Prof. SG Damle.
He has presented papers in many conferences of the Indian Society of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry on a variety of topics: Medical Education, Diet Diary and Caries, Sports injuries, HIV / AIDS, Oral Health Status of Children with Special needs, Periodontal disease and Pregnancy.
He has been an active member of the Indian Dental Association (Chandigarh State Branch) and have been on its Executive Committee. He served as Honorary Secretary for three years and President of IDA Chandigarh State Branch for one year. During his tenure as Secretary, the branch was honored by the Education Department for providing services of training School Teachers in Preventive Oral Health Care.
He is a reviewer for Indian Journal of Dental Research, Case reports in Dentistry and Indian Journal of Dentistry.
He is a Life Member of the Indian Society of Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry and Fellow of International College of Dentists. He is an Associate Member of Indian Academy of Geriatrics and Indian Society of Public Health Dentistry.
He also published articles on the menace of Tobacco in print media. He is actively involved with the oral health care of the mentally challenged children of the Regional Institute for Mentally Handicapped.
He has undergone training courses in Teaching technology (at NTTC, PGIMER, Chandigarh), Basic Computers, Management and HIV/ AIDS.
His achievements have been included in Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Health Care.
Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry; Caries.