Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

About Department

Welcome to The Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

The Smile Architects; creating beautiful smiles

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics is the specialty of dentistry that focuses on alignment of teeth. The practice of this specialty to patients of all ages includes diagnosis, prevention, interception and treatment of all forms of malocclusions of the teeth. Ever since its inception in the year 2007, today it is well known for its undergraduate and postgraduate program. The department houses 18 fully automated dental chairs for undergraduates and a fully air-conditioned PG clinic with 11 spacious cubicles for every clinician. We have well equipped laboratory with Biostar machine, plaster dispensers, Hydro-soldering unit, Electro polisher etc. For precise records, diagnosis and treatment planning, the department aids with exclusive ‘Photography room’ and advanced ‘Dolphin Imaging Software’. The faculties are committed to profession, train UG’s and PG’s all forms of orthodontic techniques developing their skills and knowledge in the field rendering them competency to deliver ‘Quality Patient Care.


Following are the highlights of the department:

  • Practicing all Orthodontic techniques
  • Dolphin Imaging software
  • Exclusive photography room
  • Air-conditioned PG clinic
  • A seminar room for daily case presentations, seminars and journal clubs
  • Separate clinical and lab areas for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Use of audio-visual aids on orthodontic treatment for patient education
  • Separate sterilization room

Awards & Achievements


  • Dr. Amol Shirkhande (2015-2018): Awarded 3rd prize in Paper presentation at ‘Zonal Orthodontic PG Convention-2017, SDM, Dharwad’.
  • Dr. Rama Samgir and Dr. Amol Shrikhande (2015-2018): 1st Prize in carrom doubles at ‘21st IOS PG Convention-2017, Varanasi.
  • Dr. Akash Agarwal: 2nd Prize in carrom singles at ‘21st IOS PG Convention-2017, Varanasi.


  • Dr. Vidyut Prince (2014-2017): Awarded best PG Student of the year -2017 at ‘Indian Health Professional Awards’.
  • Dr. Nikita Agarwal (2017-2020): Awarded 3rd prize in Poster presentation at 22nd IOS PG Convention- 2018, D. Y. Patil Dental College, Navi Mumbai.