(Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of
3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade)
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital
Pimpri, Pune 411018.

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics


Total No. of Staff 10
Professors 3
Readers 4
Lecturers 3
No. of post graduate students admitted per year 6
Average No. of Patients Treated per Day 60-65
Various procedures carried out Straightening of crowded, misplaced and impacted teeth to improve appearance and ultimately make it easier to eat and care for teeth using variety of preprogrammed appliances and wires.
Growth modification and Preventive/Interceptive treatment procedures are done in mixed/deciduous dentition.
Latest appliances such as Self-ligation, Lingual and Clear Aligner therapy are used for correction of mal-occlusion and mal-alignment.
Severe and complex dentofacial skeletal deformities are treated by a multidisciplinary team along with Oral & Maxillofacial surgeons.
In addition, adjunctive Orthodontic procedures are done along with other departments like Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology and Prosthodontics in patients undergoing treatment for multiple missing teeth and who require crowns, bridges and dental implants, etc.
Benefits of Treatment to the Patient Correction of dental crowding (or sometimes closing gaps)
Alignment of the upper and lower dental arches
Correction of bite of the teeth so that chewing efficiency is improved
Reducing the likelihood of damage to teeth
Enhancing facial aesthetics
Correcting impacted, unerupted or displaced teeth
Preparation of dentition for advanced dental treatments such as crowns, bridges or dental implants
Reversing the drifting of the teeth in older patients who have suffered from advanced gum disease.
In oral rehabilitation of patients with Cleft lip, Palate & Temperomandibular disorders
No. of Books in the Department Library 72
Special Equipment for Research Hydrosolder
Nemoceph software for Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
Biostar machine

Faculty of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

Sr.No. Name of the Staff Qualification Designation Total Experience
1 Dr. Jayesh Rahalkar MDS Prof. & HOD 22 yrs 4 m
2 Dr. Sonali Deshmukh MDS Professor 19 yrs 2 m
3 Dr. Sanket Agarkar MDS Reader 10 yrs 8 m
4 Dr. Sandeep Jethe MDS Reader 10 yrs 1 m
5 Dr. Sachin Durkar MDS Reader 9 yrs 2 m
6 Dr. Chaitra Mastud MDS Reader 6 yrs 11 m
7 Dr. Sujata Yerawadekar MDS Lecturer 3 yrs 10 m
8 Dr. Pradeep Kawale MDS Lecturer 2 yrs 7 m
9 Dr. Asmita Kharache MDS Lecturer 2 yr

Last Updated On: 31 Aug 2018 01:14 PM