Dr Kopikrishna Thirunelakandan earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in Hungary. He did his postgraduate studies at the prestigious UCL Eastman Dental Institute based in London, UK, where he graduated with honours from the "Restorative Dental Practice" program. Dr Thirunelakandan practised in Great Britain for many years before relocating to Switzerland. He currently practices in the in-house clinic of Ivoclar Vivadent. At the same time, he holds the position of Manager Global Education Clinical. This position allows him to share his knowledge with other dentists around the world by conducting lectures and practical hands-on workshops.