Dr. N. R. Krishnaswamy is the Vice Dean and Head of Department of Orthodontics, Ragas Dental College, Dr M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, India. He is the past president of the Indian Orthodontic Society, past chairman of the Indian Board of Orthodontics.

He is currently an advisory board member for World Implant Orthodontic Association and a member of the editorial board with European Journal of Clinical Orthodontics. He has received the ’Best Teacher Award’ of the MGR Medical University and ‘Helen and Dewel Award’ of the American Association of Orthodontics for best article on clinical research published in AJODO in 2012. He has lectured in more than 30 countries and has presented invited lectures at important podiums like the World Federation of Orthodontics, Asia Pacific Conference, American Association of Orthodontics, SIDO (Italian Orthodontic Society), Taiwan Association of Orthodontics, Philippines Association of Orthodontics, Japan Orthodontic Society, Malaysian Association of Orthodontics and Indian Orthodontic Society. He has published more than 40 peer reviewed articles and contributed to book chapters. He maintains a private practice in Chennai.