Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

About Department

Established in 2007, the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics focuses on the diagnosis, prevention, interception and treatment of all forms of malocclusions of the teeth in patients of all ages.

The department is well known for its undergraduate and postgraduate programme and houses 18 fully automated dental chairs for undergraduates and a fully air-conditioned postgraduate clinic with 11 spacious cubicles for every clinician. A well-equipped laboratory with Bio star machine, plaster dispensers, Hydro-soldering unit, Electro polisher etc. is also available.

An exclusive ‘Photography room’ and advanced ‘Dolphin Imaging Software’ is available to aid in precise records, diagnosis and treatment planning. The department faculty is committed to training the undergraduate and postgraduate students in all forms of orthodontic techniques to develop 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.