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Faculty

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics


Conservative Dentistry is the subject that deals with the art and science of the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of defects of teeth which do not require full coverage restorations for correction; such treatment should result in the restoration of proper tooth form, function and aesthetics while maintaining the physiological integrity of the teeth in harmonious relationship with adjacent hard and soft tissues; all of which enhance the general health and welfare of the patient.

Department Goal

The goal of the undergraduate curriculum in this subject to impart knowledge regarding

  • The basic biology, pathophysiology and clinical presentation of the carious and non carious diseases.
  • The planning of treatment protocols based on the finding from various diagnostic tools.
  • The understanding of the instruments, equipments and the materials that are needed to restore the lost tooth structure.
  • Execution of the treatment plan using various restorative modalities and materials based on minimal invasive philosophy.
  • The recognition and identification of caries risk individuals using caries risk assessment protocols and institutional diseases and preventive measures as a main part of treatment option.

ENDODONTICS is the subject that deals with art and science of diagnosis treatment and prognosis of pulpally compromised teeth.

The goal of the undergraduate curriculum is the subject is to impart knowledge regarding:

  • The basic pathophysiology and clinical presentation of all the pulpal and periapical disease caused by carious or a non carious disfigurement.
  • The planning of treatment protocols based on the findings from various diagnostic tools.
  • The execution of non surgical or surgical treatment using various endodontic material and modalities.
  • Rationale in various steps in root canal therapy, the material and instruments that are used in this steps

Dr Ashish Jain, M.D.S

Professor and Head of the Department
  • Guides and supervises postgraduate students in clinical and research work.
  • Supervises department administrative work.
  • Supervises in integrated management system and NAAC
  • Trained Teacher in Microscopic Endodontics.
  • Special interest in Surgical Endodontics.

Dr Rahul Rao, M.D.S

Professor
  • Presently serves as Professor, having the responsibility of teaching undergraduate students, postgraduates.
  • Assists in Administrative work .

Dr. Meenakshi Verma, M.D.S

Professor
  • Is an able administrator managing the routine activities of the department and also emphasizing on further growth and development of the department
  • Is actively involved in teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students, dedicating special time for evaluating, encouraging and promoting learners and believes in holistic education.

Dr Deepak Hegde, M.D.S

Reader
  • Teaches postgraduate students & undergraduate students
  • Provides clinical guidance to the undergraduate and post graduate students
  • Provides patient care

Dr Sheetal Mali M.D.S

Reader
  • Guides post graduate students in clinical and research work.
  • Supervises internees in clinical duties.

Dr Deepak Sharma, M.D.S

Reader
  • Teaches Undergraduate students of 3rd & final year
  • He conducts pre-classes for undergraduate and guides the students in extracurricular activities

Dr Amit Patil, M.D.S

Senior Lecturer
  • Teaches Preclinical undergraduate students
  • Specialized in clinical work in the department

Dr Hrishikesh Soaji

Senior Lecturer
  • Teaches Preclinical DMS undergraduate students
  • Specialized in clinical work in the department

Dr Himmat Jaiswal, M.D.S

Senior Lecturer
  • Supervises internees in clinical duties.
  • Supervises the technical department of the college

Dr Dipooja Patil, M.D.S

Senior Lecturer
  • Teaches Preclinical undergraduate students
  • Assists in Administrative work .

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of disorders affecting the facial complex and skeleton, including the jaws and oral cavity.

Our expertise ranges from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal to corrective jaw surgery. We incorporate techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. We are also skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of facial pain, facial injuries, and fractures.

Our hospital-based training gives us experience in airway management, endotracheal intubation, maintaining intravenous lines and the expert management of any complication and / or unexpected emergency

 

Dr. Vipin Thakkar, M.D.S., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Professor and Head of Department
  • Over 20 years of teaching experience at prominent institutions in India
  • Member Ozone Forum of India
  • Conducted numerous camps at Lifeline Express
  • Officiated Dental Council of India(DCI) inspections

Dr. Harjit Singh Kalsi, M.D.S., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Associate Professor
  • Over 15 years of teaching experience in Government and Private colleges
  • Member and Diplomat of Indian Society of Oral Implantology (I.S.O.I.)
  • Honorary consultant at renowned hospitals

Dr. Viraj Kharkar, M.D.S., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Associate Professor
  • Over 10 years of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching experience
  • Over 30 publications in various national and international PubMed indexed journals
  • Fellow in Oral Implantology awarded by NobelBiocare, Sweden
  • Over 200 citations international and national journals
  • Masters of Forensic Sciences, USA

Dr. Deepak Kolte, M.D.S., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Assistant Professor
  • Internationally trained Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Over 10 years of teaching experience

Dr. Abhinav Hire, M.D.S., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Assistant Professor
  • Completed Mini-Residency in Management of TMJ disorders and Orofacial pain from Dr. Jeffery Okeson, Kentucky, USA
  • Undergone training in TMJ arthroscopy
  • Chaired various scientific sessions at national and state conferences

Dr. Yash Mehta (M.D.S., Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)

Assistant Professor
  • Fellowship in Aesthetic and Anti-ageing Medicine from University of Griefswald, Germany
  • Placed more than 100 implants in private practice

Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology


Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry concerned with the oral health care of patients with chronic, recurrent and medically related disorders of the oral and maxillofacial region, and with their diagnosis and non-surgical management. Oral Medicine sits at the interface between dentistry and medicine.

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology is that specialty of Dentistry concerned with performance and interpretation of diagnostic imaging used for examining the craniofacial, dental and adjacent structures.

The Scope of this specialty is to give clinical diagnosis of oral diseases, early detection of mucosal, Precancerious & Cancerous lesions of oral cavity, TMJ disorders, Orofacial Pain and their management.

Radiological and imageological workup of oral diseases and give a radiological diagnosis.

Dental management of medically compromised patients.

Special counseling for Tobacco de-addiction.

Dr. V.Sreenivasan, M.D.S., Oral Medicine and Radiology,

Principal and Professor
  • BDS and MDS from NHDC, Mumbai
  • A very well known personality in the field of Oral Medicine, invited as Panelist and guest speaker alike in numerous national conferences.
  • PG guide since 1998 and has guided more than 12 students for their Post graduate program. As a guide his focus was to inspire student to practice this specialty in private setup.
  • One of the few and first to practice the specialty of Oral Medicine in Mumbai.

Dr.Sudarshan G. Ranpise

M.D.S., PhD, LLB, LLM, PGDHR, PGDHHM, CCML,PDCR, DLitt., Oral Medicine and Radiology,
Professor and Head
  • Mphil, PhD Guide In Dentistry & Law
  • Recognized PG guide
  • National Speaker on Legal Awareness in Dentistry & Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women in work place and academic
  • International Speaker on Religious Peace
  • Has Numerous National & International Publications with Co- Author of 3 International Text Books
  • More than 25 years of experience in academics
  • Special interest in Medico legal’s in Dentistry & OMR

Dr.Aarti S Bedia, M.D.S., Oral Medicine and Radiology,

Associate Professor
  • BDS in 2004 and MDS in 2010 from Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital Sawangi ,Wardha
  • Has Numerous National & International Publications with Co- Author of 2 International Text Books
  • She has special Interest in Clinical Oral Medicine & Radiology Practice

Dr.Shreyas P Shah, M.D.S., Oral Medicine and Radiology,

Assistant Professor
  • BDS in 2007 From RDC, Loni and MDS in 2011 from KLE’s Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore
  • Has Numerous National & International Publications with Principal Author of 2 International Text Books
  • He is an astute Clinician with special Interest in Clinical Oral Medicine & Radiology Practice & PhD is in progress.

Dr.Rahul R.Shetty, M.D.S., Oral Medicine and Radiology,

Assistant Professor
  • A Dental Graduate(BDS) and did his Masters in Oral Medicine & Radiology from S.D.M.Dental College & Hospital in 2012.
  • Has several National & International Publications to his credit and has authored 1 International Text Book.
  • Special Interest In Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology

Dr.Prachi Naik (Joag) M.D.S., Oral Medicine and Radiology,

Assistant Professor
  • BDS-2009 and MDS- 2013
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience and more than 7 years of clinical experience
  • Special interest in research and Forensic Odontology

Dr. Swati Ware

Assistant Professor
  • BDS-2001
  • More than 12 years of experience in academics

Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology


Oral and maxillofacial pathology deals with the diseases of the mouth, jaws and related structures such as salivary glands, tempromandibular joints, facial muscles and perioral skin.It is a science that investigates the causes, processes, and effects of these diseases. The practice of oral pathology includes research and diagnosis of diseases using clinical, radiographic, microscopic, biochemical, or other examinations. According to DCI (Dental council of India) Department of Oral pathology and microbiology deals with two subjects one dental anatomy and dental histology for Ist BDS course and Oral pathology and microbiology for IIIrd BDS course.

Dr. Pratibha Kavle (MDS in Oral Pathology and Microbiology)

Professor and Head of the Department.

Member of board of studies for preclinics. Dr. Pratibha has 15 years of experience, she has worked in renowned colleges across India. She has been felicitated for being guest speaker in continuing dental education programs. She has many publications in her credit

Dr. Syed Ishaquddin Habibuddin (MDS in Oral Pathology and Microbiology)

Associate Professor

A recognized Post graduate teacher and research guide. University Examiner. Ex-President of IDA Khargar. Dr. Syed has experience of 12 years. He is one of the staff since the college has been established. Dr. Syed has publications in his credit.

Dr. Kirti Buva. (MDS in Oral Pathology and Microbiology)

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kirti has experience of one and half year. She has worked in the field of early diagnosis of cancer and research. She has various national as well as international publications under her credit.

Dr. Anjali Gaikwad (BDS)

Assistant Professor

Ex- Secretory of IDA Khargar branch, Dr. Anjali has 13 years of experience in the field of teaching, she well known for her student friendly nature which makes students to built a good student-teacher relationship for ease of teaching-learning journey.

Dr. Sangita Suradkar (BDS)

Assistant Professor

She has experience of working in Government dental college. She was working in rural area of Sasson hospital Shirur as a dental surgeon . She has worked with Rashtriya chemical & fertilizers as a dental surgeon. In Bharti Vidyapeeth Dr. Sangita is working since 10 years

Department of Periodontics


Periodontology deals with various gum surgeries, correction and enhancement of soft tissue esthetics of the patient, Implants and use of advanced surgical equipments including LASERS and Piezosurgery.

The department of Periodontology has separate well equipped undergraduate and postgraduate training sections with more than 50 modern electrically operated dental chairs. Advanced surgical equipments like piezoelectric surgical unit, implant and sinus lift kits, diode laser, radiovisiography (RVG) machine and centrifuge machine to procure PRF are the additional facilities available in the department. Faculty is actively involved in organizing various workshops and hands-on courses for graduates and postgraduates at the State and National level conferences.

The undergraduate students are trained in diagnosing periodontal diseases and providing first line of treatment. More advanced cases like implants and soft tissue surgeries are performed by postgraduates and staff.

 

Dr. Varsha Rathod, M.D.S., Periodontology

Professor and Head of Department
  • More than 20 years of teaching experience (UG,PG)
  • Life member of IDA, Indian Society of Periodontology
  • Member of Board of Studies (Clincal) at Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University
  • Presented scientific papers at numerous State, National & Speciality Conferences.
  • Organized & conducted workshops and hands-on (goat jaw) of different periodontal surgical procedures during National & Speciality Conferences.

Dr. Prajakta Rao, M.D.S., Periodontology

Professor
  • More than 16 years of teaching experience
  • Postgraduate guide since past 7 years
  • Has publications in State, National & International Journals
  • Presented scientific papers at numerous National & International Conferences.
  • Organized & conducted lectures, workshops and hands-on at State and National Conferences.
  • Has keen interest in Epidemiology, Regenerative Periodontics and Implants

Dr. Nilesh Joshi, M.D.S., Periodontology

Associate Professor
  • BDS-2000 and MDS-2005
  • Has a PGD in Health Promotion from Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI)
  • Over 15 publications in various national and international PubMed indexed journals
  • Attends global level conferences on regular interval
  • Owner of App ‘ MCQ’s in Dentistry’

Dr.Sneh Agrawal, M.D.S., Periodontology

Associate Professor
  • Over 15 years of clinical experience with special interest in LASERS and Oral Implantology and 10 years of undergraduate and post-graduate teaching experience.
  • Completed Certificate program in Advanced Oral Implants & Tissue Augmentation from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA
  • Member of Indian Society of Oral Implantology and Indian Academy (I.S.O.I) of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry ( I.A.A.C.D)
  • Worked in Indian Dental Association as secretary, Kharghar branch, Journal Editor and presently as a Vice president and E C member in Kharghar, IDA.
  • 5 publications in various national and international indexed journals

Dr.Prakash Talreja, M.D.S., Periodontology

Associate Professor
  • More than 13 years of professional experience in dental care and 9 years of experience as Periodontist.
  • Also to his credit are publications in national and international peer reviewed journals.

Dr. Vinayak Thorat, M.D.S., Periodontology

Associate Professor
  • Completed post graduation from Pravara Dental college, Loni in the year 2011.
  • More than 6 years of academic experience
  • National and International publications to his crecht.
  • Has lectured on the Awareness of Periodontal disease at various forums

Dr. Aardra Patil, M.D.S., Periodontology

Assistant Professor
  • Completed post-graduation from D.A. Pandu Memorial R.V. Dental College and Hospital, Bangalore
  • Over 5 years of teaching experience
  • Member of Indian Society of Periodontology
  • Worked at Gokuldham Medical Trust (Goregaon) in the post of visiting Periodontist in the year 2012
  • Has publications in national and international journals
  • Trained in professional clinical photography

Dr. Anupa Shetty, M.D.S., Periodontology

Assistant Professor
  • Completed her post graduation from S.D.M Dental college in Dharwad in 2013.
  • Over 4 years of teaching experience.
  • Presented scientific papers at numerous National & Specialty Conferences

Dr. Ketaki Upadhye, M.D.S., Periodontology

Assistant Professor
  • Completed post-graduation from YMT Dental college, Navi Mumbai in the year 2016.
  • Publications in national and international peer reviewed journals.
  • Member of Indian Society of Periodontology
  • Presented scientific papers at numerous National & Speciality Conferences

Dr. Sangeeta Sharma, B.D.S

Assistant Professor
  • Over 17 years of teaching experience in Dental institutes
  • International clinical experience at Mid-East Asia
  • More than 15 years of clinical experience in General Dentistry

Dr. Ranjitha Marri, B.D.S

Assistant Professor
  • Over 13 years of teaching experience in Dental College and Hospital.
  • Undergone training in Implant surgeries
  • Immense exposure to hundreds of varied cases of Root canal treatments
  • More than 14 years of clinical experience in General Dentistry

Department of Prosthodontics


The Department of Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge offers diagnosis, treatment planning, rehabilitation and maintenance of the oral function, while ensuring comfort, appearance and health of patients with clinical conditions associated with missing or deficient teeth. It specialises in implant, aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry. Restoration of oral function is done through prostheses and restorations (i.e., complete dentures, crowns, implant retained/supported restorations).

The department focuses not just on patient care, but also gives equal emphasis to innovative teaching methodologies and research.

Dr. Maya Dalaya, M.D.S

Professor and Head of Department

An ambitious, Prosthodontist with special skills on Cosmetic and Esthetic dentistry. A keen and eager academician who believes in one to one interaction with students. Photography and Travelling is my passion. An active researcher with numerous publications.

Dr. Milind Karmarkar, M.D.S

Professor

An active member at N.Y.U college of dentistry, travelled various countries as an ambassador of Indian dentistry. Affinity towards dental technology, photographer and sports enthusiast also a highly acclaimed singer.

Dr. Mridula Joshi, M.D.S

Professor

An enthusiastic academician, with inclination towards Research. Main forte in practice is ‘Esthetic Dentistry’ and ‘Temporomandibular disorders’. A travel freak, a trained classical dancer and foodie.

Dr. Sumit Bedia, M.D.S

Reader

An enthusiastic Prosthodontist with keen interest in academics and research. Believes in problem-based teaching with a blend of theory and practical knowledge. Interest areas revolve around full mouth rehabilitation and complex oral rehabilitation procedures.

Dr. Swapnali Mhatre, M.D.S

Reader

A Committed Prosthodontist with expertise in Advanced Implantology and Maxillo-Facial Prosthodontics. Who is known for her exceptional inter-personal skills.

Dr. Darshana Mundhe, M.D.S

Reader

A committed prosthodontist with keen interest in exploring the newer advances in the field of dentistry….

Dr. Uttam Shetty, M.D.S

Reader

A committed Prosthodontist passionate about his work with keen interest in Advanced Implantology and Semi-precision Attachments. Who believes in Enlightening young minds and is an avid learner himself.

Dr. Reema Srichand, M.D.S

Senior Lecturer

A committed Prosthodontist passionate about work with a keen interest in aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry.loves to travel and explore the world…

Dr. Sumeet Agrawal, M.D.S

Senior Lecturer

An enthusiastic Prosthodontist, on a mission to create beautiful Smiles. An affable academician, travel enthusiast, adventure junkie and an avid sportsmen.

Dr. Mahesh Ghadage, M.D.S

Senior Lecturer

A young academician, with keen interest in Research. Interest areas in practice are Full mouth Rehabilitation and Implantology. An enthusiastic cricketer and foodie at heart!!

Dr. Namrata Vichare, B.D.S

Lecturer

A committed academician and dedicated clinician with keen interest in esthetic and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Pallavi Kale, B.D.S

Lecturer

A dedicated and sincere academician and hard working clinician . Very keen in exploring new advances in the field of dentistry. True foodie but a fitness freak too…!!!

Department of Public Health Dentistry


Public Health Dentistry (PHD) is that part of dentistry that provides leadership and expertise in population-based dentistry, oral health surveillance, policy development, community-based disease prevention and health promotion, and the maintenance of the dental safety net. It is unique among the specialties as it is not primarily a clinical speciality; it is a speciality whose practitioners focus on dental and oral health issues in communities and populations rather than individual patients.

Our expertise ranges from providing support to students so they may succeed and excel throughout their diagnostic and treatment camps. Be the trusted resource for oral health information that will help patients in dental camps and be good stewards of their own oral health. Improve dental public health outcomes through a strong collaborative treatment with other dental departments. Ensure that dental treatment is met to the patients who are identified at camps sites and are effectively treated in the dental hospital.

Our hospital has got excellent infrastructure with techno savvy highly equipped dental van with efficient dentists to meet out the dental needs of the patients.

Dr. Suyog Savant, M.D.S.

Associate Professor and Head of Department
  • Ongoing teaching experience of 5 and half years.
  • 13 international and national publications.
  • Conducted dental camps for home ministry in 2013 and 2014 and more than 500 dental camps since 2009.
  • Research conducted in field of tobacco cessation and counselor for IDA through TII and OCF Initiative till 2015.

Dr. Bhagyashree Agre, B.D.S.

Tutor
  • Over 19 years of teaching experience in Private colleges.
  • Worked in clinical and non clinical departments efficiently.
  • Conducted Dental camps and efficiently managed academic activities.

Dr. K.G. Aglawe, B.D.S.,

Tutor
  • Over 14 years of undergraduate teaching experience.
  • Conducted dental camps efficiently.
  • N.S.S. coordinator and incharge since 2014.










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