Ms.S.M.Kelsiya, final year undergraduate student, and Dr.S.Sonika, Senior Lecturer, Department of Periodontology, participated in the ISP National Essay Competition 2023 organized by the Indian Society of Periodontology, under UG student category and life member category respectively. Their essays on the topics “Role of biological width and it’s clinical implications” and “Final verdict on the use of pre, intra and post surgical medications in the management of periodontal disease” won the first and third places in their respective categories and they were awarded with the certificate of merit and cash prize of Rs.10000 and Rs.5000 respectively.