Departments


Prosthodontics And Crown And Bridge

HOD’s Desk: Overview of the department: Dr. Girish Nazirkar

Prosthodontics is the speciality of dentistry pertaining to rehabilitation of oral health of people with missing teeth or oral and facial structures. Prosthesis refers to any artificial substitute used for replacement of missing teeth or oro-facial structures. This branch of dentistry is a unique blend of science, art and creativity and aims at restoring patient’s oral health to as normal and natural as possible.

Department of Prosthodontics is a centre of excellence with highly qualified and dedicated faculty members. Academic programme of Prosthodontics encompasses undergraduate course (all five years) and postgraduate course of three years covering fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics, Implantology and maxillofacial prosthodontics. Besides this department also offers fellowship programme in Implant Prosthodontics and diploma course in dental mechanics.

The students undergo didactic enlightenment, practical training aimed at developing digital dexterity and clinical acumen.

A well equipped dental lab with state of art dental equipments is attached to the department which enables the students and consultants to provide quality dental care to patients at affordable prices.

Our patient care philosophy is simple and clear. We are committed for customized, comfortable, high quality comprehensive dental and prosthodontic care, designed specifically for their individual needs and holistic benefits.




No

Name

Designation

i.

Dr. Girish Nazirkar

Professor and Head

ii.

Dr. Shailendra Singh

Professors

iii.

Dr. Bikash Pattanaik

Professors

iv.

Dr. Prabhakar Angadi

Associate Professors

v.

Dr. Guruprasad Handal

Associate Professors

vi.

Dr. Sunny Manchanda

Associate Professors

vii.

Dr. Shantanu Mulay

Associate Professors

viii.

Dr. Ashlesha Marathe

Assistant Professors

ix.

Dr. Preetam Mahagaonkar

Assistant Professorsv

x.

Dr. Neha Belsare

Assistant Professors

xi.

Dr. Pranali Patil

Tutor

xii.

Dr. Aditi Bhoknal

Tutor

No. of PG students admitted per year: 05

Average No. of patients treated per day: 60-70

  • Removable Partial Dentures
  • Fixed Partial Dentures
  • Maxillofacial Prosthesis
  • Implant Prosthesis
  • Full Mouth Rehabilitation
  • Management of Temporomandibular Joint disorders
  • Smile design and correction

Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Radiology

Oral medicine is a specialty within dentistry that focuses on the diagnosis and management of complex diagnostic and medical disorders affecting the mouth and jaws. As oral health is an integral part of the overall health, the specialty of Oral Medicine aims to manage various oral mucosal diseases, salivary gland disorders, facial pain syndromes, as well as cater to the dental treatment needs for patients with complicating medical diseases. The acumen of Maxillofacial radiology deals with the acquisition and interpretation of imaging carried out to diagnose the conditions affecting the maxillofacial region.

The Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, with its team of highly experienced and qualified faculty members, caters to the academic programs at the Undergraduate (5 years) as well as Post-graduate (3 years) levels. The students are trained to promote excellence in patient care, education and research in the field of Oral Medicine. There is a special segment of the clinic dedicated to Oral Cancer and Pre-cancer, where patients chronically habituated to tobacco, betel-nut chewing etc are evaluated for early signs of oral cancer, and thorough counseling for cessation of the habit and appropriate measures for improving the quality of life are taken. The Radiology department, with state-of-art infrastructure such as Radiovisiography, Digital Panoramic as well as extra-oral equipments, plays a significant role in the radio-diagnosis of oral and paraoral diseases, thereby guiding treatments suitably.

Catering to patient needs by promoting the access to quality and cost-effective expertise in Oral Medicine care, thereby promoting optimal health continues to be the core focus of the Department.



Over view of the Department-
1. Number of Teaching staff
Number of Teaching staff
1. Professors 01
2. Associate Professors 02
3. Assistant Professors 04
4. Tutors
5. X- Ray Technician & Assistant 02
2. Number of PG students per year 03
3. Number of Patients per day 370-400

Faculty Names and Designations:

No Name Designations
i. Dr. Mahendra Patait Professor and Head
ii. Dr. Kedar Saraf Associate Professors
iii. Dr. Shilpa Sharma Associate Professors
iv. Dr. Shital Nikam Assistant Professors
v. Dr. Amandeep Singh Assistant Professors
vi. Dr. Neha Desai Assistant Professors
vii. Dr. Bhushan Ahire Assistant Professors

Clinical procedures carried out:

i. Intra-oral and extra-oral radiographs
ii. Chairside diagnostic procedure- toluidine blue staining, pulp vitality testing, vizilite.
iii. Medicinal treatment for mucosal lesions
iv. Intra lesional injections for OSMF and other mucosal lesions
v. Punch, incisional and excisional biopsy
vi. Fine needle aspiration cytology
vii. Cryotherapy for premalignant lesions
viii. Laser ablation and biopsies
ix. TENS therapy for TMJ disorder
x. Sialography for salivary gland diseases

Special Equipments used for research / for procedures:

i. Digital OPG Machine Kodak 9000C
ii. Dry film laser printer
iii. Extra oral radiography machine 100 kVp
iv. Extra oral cassettes with intensifying screens
v. Radiovisiography – SIRONA
vi. Intra oral camera
vii. Automatic film processor
viii. Punch biopsy kit
ix. Lacrimal probe
x. Sialographic cannula
xi. TENS unit
xii. Lead apron, Lead gloves, Lead screens
xiii. TLD batches
xiv. Toludine blue kit for oral cancer detection
xv. Radiographic filter (GBX-2)
xvi. Illuminated mirror heads, Illuminated probe heads
xvii. Cancer detection light
xviii. Thyroid collar, Gonad shield
xix. Lead goggles, Lead blocker

Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

The Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry is one of the most important department in SMBT Dental College. It handles all kinds of dental specialties related to child patients.

The responsibility of the Department is to impart knowledge to students in a number of important aspects of Pediatric Dentistry; that will help them to treat the young members of our society i.e. children in a confident yet compassionate manner. Our staff members are well trained professionals who can teach & train students, the basics and advanced developments in dentistry; which helps them to provide best preventive and curative treatment to our patients. We follow a variety of teaching methods like lectures which involves audio-visual aids, demonstrations, practicals, pre-clinical guidance to clinical management. We strictly follow the rule of completing the syllabus given by DCI as well as MUHS. In addition, we also guide the interns and postgraduates to give them enough confidence to handle difficult and challenging situations which will make them better clinicians and academicians in their future journey.

Our staff members are actively involved in various aspects of Dental Research which involves from attending conferences to updating knowledge & organizing CDE programs at our institution.

Our aim completely revolves around the 'Mission & Vision' of our institute and thus our department staff members are all involved in service rendering to the community and to provide quality education to our students.

Over view of the Department-
Number of Teaching staff
  1. Professors
01
  1. Associate Professors
02
  1. Assistant Professors
04
  1. Tutors
0
3 Number of PG students per year 03

Number of Patients treated per day: 30 to 40



Faculty Names and Designations:

SL. No. Name of the teaching faculty Designation
1 Dr. Vinaya Kumar Kulkarni Professor & HOD
2 Dr. Swapnil Patil Reader
3 Dr. Jyothi Bommangoudar Reader
4 Dr. Amol Patil Sr. lecturer
5 Dr. Sneha Tulsani Sr. lecturer
6 Dr. Rutuj Jadhav Sr. lecturer
7 Dr. Gaurav Shinde Sr. lecturer




Procedures carried out

  1. Behavior assessment and management of children for dental procedures
  2. Oral prophylaxis & restorations
  3. Preventive procedures like diet counseling, fluoride application, Pit and Fissure Sealants, Preventive Resin Restorations.
  4. Esthetic restorations
  5. Endodontic therapies – Direct and Indirect pulp capping, Pulpotomy, Pulpectomy, Root canal therapy, Apexification and Apexogenesis etc.
  6. Crown restorations for children
  7. Post & core procedures
  8. Preventive & Interceptive Orthodontic procedures – Space management, Management of oral deleterious habits etc.
  9. Management of Traumatic Dental Injuries
  10. Management of children with special health care needs and medically compromised children.
  11. Management of apprehensive children under conscious sedation
  12. Management of special children, uncontrolled & uncooperative children under General anaesthesia
  13. Minor oral surgical procedures
  14. Treatment of children with dental anomalies and syndromes.
  15. Full mouth rehabilitation of children

Special equipment used for research

Stand alone conscious sedation unit and GA unit.

Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery

Department of Maxillofacial surgery is only speciality which bridges dentistry to fundamentals of medicine. The department treats vast variety of cases from simple tooth extraction to complex major and supramajor surgeries.

The responsibility of the dept is to impart knowledge to student in various aspect of oral and maxillofacial surgery which will help them to treat the patient in a confident and compassionate manner. Our staff member are trained to teach and impart skills to the students which help them to provide best treatment to patients.

We follow a variety of teaching methods like lectures which involves audiovisuals aids demonstration, practical and clinical guidance. We maintain strict decorum and follow the rules of completing the syllabus given by DCI and MUHS.

We aim to deliver knowledge and impart skill to the student keeping in mind their holistic development. Our staff members are involved in research activity. The dept. strives to fulfill the vision and mission of our esteem institution.




Over view of the Department-



Number of Teaching staff

  1. Professors

1

  1. Associate Professors

2

  1. Assistant Professors

3

  1. Tutors

1


Nos of PG students per year


Nil


Nos of Patients treated per day:


50-55

Faculty Names and Designations:

No.

Name

Designations


Dr. Dhananjay Barde

Professor & HOD


Dr. Anupama Mudhol

Associate Professor


Dr. Ashwin Thakare

Associate Professor


Dr. Abhishek Bezalwar

Assistant Professor


Dr. Chandrashekhar Pingal

Assistant Professor


Dr. Swapnil Karpe

Tutor

Procedures carried out


Complicated & Uncomplicated Extraction


Minor Surgeries

  • Surgical removal of impacted teeth

  • Periapical surgeries

  • Preprosthetic surgeries

  • Implants & sinus surgeries

  • Maxillary sinus surgeries


Major surgeries

  • Maxillofacial trauma

  • Maxillofacial infections

  • Maxillofacial pathologies

  • Corrective jaw surgeries

  • Congenital reconstructive surgeries – CLCP

  • TMJ surgeries

  • Facial cosmetic surgeries

  • Oro facial pain related surgeries

Periodontology & Oral Implantology

HOD’s Desk (Overview): Dr. P. S. Rakhewar

In these times of enormous competition the department of Periodontics has grown up steadily keeping pace with the recent advances in dentistry to meet the challenging scenarios of the day. Perhaps even more important is our unceasing commitment to provide a conducive atmosphere for the students to develop analytical and practical skills and apply them to real world problems.

The Department of Periodontics has an excellent infrastructure and is successfully conducting graduate & post graduate courses in Periodontology & Oral Implantology discipline. The core values of the department help the students to develop their overall personality and make them worthy clinician to compete and work at global level. The department strives diligently to provide all possible treatment options to the patients thus ensuring excellent patient care. Our entire teaching faculties have published papers extensively in academic and scientific journals in their fields. The students are encouraged to participate in various workshops and conferences conducted by other universities as well. In addition, our founding batch of post graduate programme has bagged gold and silver medals for academic excellence at university level. We welcome all who aspire to become the dentist of tomorrow and we hope to be part of your success





Over view of the Department-



Number of Teaching staff

  1. Professors

3

  1. Associate Professors

3

  1. Assistant Professors

3

  1. Tutors

1

4.

Nos of PG students per year


5


Nos of Patients treated per day:


85-90

Faculty Names and Designations:

No

Name

Designations


Dr P. S Rakhewar

Professor & HOD


Dr. Lisa Chacko

Professor


Dr. Arun Kulkarni

Professor


Dr. Manoj Thorat

Reader


Dr. Mahesh Ahire

Reader


Dr. Saurab Patil

Reader


Dr. Pankaj Kalasva

Sr. Lecturer


Dr. Manjunath SH

Sr. Lecturer


Dr. Sayali Patil

Sr. Lecturer


Dr. Anjali Bhalerao

Tutor

Procedures carried out

  1. Oral prohylaxis, Scaling root planing, Conventional polishing & Air polishing
  2. Dental Splinting
  3. Gingival Curettage & Operculectomy
  4. Gingivectomy & Gingivoplasty
  5. Crown Lengthening Surgeries
  6. Periodontal Flap Surgeries
  7. Mucogingival Surgeries
  8. Regenerative Osseous surgeries
  9. Resective Osseous surgeries
  10. Radectomy
  11. Dental Implant surgeries
  12. Direct & Indirect maxillary sinus floor elevation surgery
  13. Ridge augmentation surgery
  14. Electrosurgery
  15. LASER surgery
  16. Piezo surgery

Special equipment used for research

  1. Diode LASER
  2. Imlilant Kits + lihysiodislienser
  3. Iontolihoresis unit
  4. Microsurgical Kit + Magnifying Loulies kit
  5. Ridge slilit kit
  6. bone slireader/exliander kit
  7. Indirect sinus lift kit
  8. Direst sinus lift kit
  9. Electrosurgical unit
  10. WATERliIK subgingival irrigation unit
  11. RVG unit + IOliA Grids
  12. Air-liolisher unit

Oral Pathology & Microbiology

HOD’s Desk (Overview): Dr. Ashok Patil

Tagline for the department is ‘ALWAYS START WITH BASICS’. The department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Microbiology is dedicated to training dental students, internees and future specialists in oral & maxillofacial pathology, dental anatomy, dental histology, microbiology, forensic dentistry and related fields. The department is involved in teaching most important basic subjects

  1. Dental anatomy & oral histology
  2. Oral pathology for the undergraduate students and course of oral pathology for postgraduate students. The department provides services in surgical pathology, cytology, hematology, clinical oral microbiology, immunohistochemistry and salivary diagnostics. Department is equipped with research microscope with fluorescent, phase contrast, dark field attachment, semi-automatic microtome which is utilized in providing services in surgical pathology and cytology. Also, the department is equipped with semiautomatic analyzer and cell counter for clinical hematology & biochemistry. The department is committed to fulfill its duty as a responsible part of the community by providing the best quality of diagnostic services to the patients, constantly upgrading and compiling epidemiologic data of regionally common pathological conditions and also educating the public in the pathogenesis of common oral diseases.

Over view of the Department-



Number of Teaching staff

  1. Professors

01

  1. Associate Professors

02

  1. Assistant Professors

02

  1. Tutors

01


Nos of PG students per year


03


Nos of Patients investigations per day



Biopsies

1-2


Cytologies

6-9


Hematology Investigations

10-15

Faculty Names and Designations:

No.

Name

Designations:


Dr. Ashok V. Pati

HOD & Professor


Dr. Suyog D. Tupsakhare

Associate Professor


Dr. Lalit Gade

Associate Professor


Dr. Kishor Patil

Assistant Professor


Dr. Ketan Saraf

Assistant Professor


Dr. Sonali Khillare

Tutor




Procedures carried out


Histopathological investigation


Special staining & immunohistochemistry


Cytological investigations


Hematological & biochemical investigation




Special equipment used for research


Fluorescent microscope


Dark field microscope


Phase contrast microscope


Polarized microscope


Image analyser


Trinocular microscope


Pentahead microscope

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

HOD’s Desk (Overview): Dr. Ketan Vakil

The department functions on the basic culture of provision of ethical and contemporary orthodontic services. The underlying foundation being to impart all the graduate and post graduate students the best of academic knowledge and empower them with the best of clinical skills. All kinds of orthodontic problems are catered to in the department with the guidance of able and efficient staff members who help the graduate students in all possible dimensions. We also encourage research activities by post graduate students guided by staff members. All in all it’s an ideal place to do post graduation if one wants to get trained in orthodontics in academic, research, clinical spheres, empowering them to become able doctors once they leave the department.





Over view of the Department-



Number of Teaching staff

  1. Professors

04.

  1. Associate Professors

02.

  1. Assistant Professors

03.

  1. Tutors

01.


Nos. of PG students per year


05.


Nos of Patients treated per day

60

Faculty Names and Designations:

No.

Name

Designations


Dr. Ketan Vakil

Prof & HOD


Dr. Brig. Vasant Pawar

Professor


Dr. Sunilkumar L. N

Professor


Dr. Hrushikesh Aphale

Associate Professor


Dr. Jigar Vakil

Associate Professor


Dr. Kunal Patil

Assistant Professor


Dr. Vikram Pagar

Assistant Professor


Dr. Pooja Gunjal

Assistant Professor


Dr. Dipak Sahane

Tutor




Procedures carried out


Removable Appliance


Begg’s Appliance


PEA


Self-Ligating Appliance


Myofunctional Appliance


Fixed Function Appliance


Lingual Appliance


Clear Aligners


Micro Implants


Surgical Orthodontics


Rehabilitation Of Cleft Lip And Palate

Special equipment used for research


Hydro-solder


Biostar


cephalometric software


Typhodont


electrolyte polisher

Public Health Dentistry

HOD’s Desk (Overview):

Department of Public Health Dentistry aims to develop proficiency in community diagnosis, assessment of oral health needs, developing and planning strategies to provide oral health services at the doorstep of rural & under privileged section of the community through organized community effort.

The department offers comprehensive oral health screening, oral health prevention, treatment & referral to specialized departments for advanced treatment. Customized programmes like AIDS awareness program, Anti-Tobacco campaigns, WHO day, World Oral Hygiene Day are observed & conducted on relevant days specified by WHO.

Our department conduct outreach programmes to reach rural population, where we conduct oral health education & promotion, provide preventive & curative services. “Mobile dental unit” is being used to provide such treatment to needy population residing at a distance from our hospital. Voluntary Health Organisations, NGO’s, Charity Foundation, Education Institutions request our department for conducting oral screening & treatment camps.

The principle of our department is to make oral health care available, accessible, appropriate and acceptable. Department attempts relentlessly to harmonize & integrate teaching-learning activities with community service.





Over view of the Department-



Number of Teaching staff

  1. Professors

-

  1. Associate Professors

-

  1. Assistant Professors

2

  1. Tutors

1

3

Nos of PG students per year


-

Nos of Patients treated per day: 35-40



Faculty Names and Designations:

Sr. No

Name

Designation


Dr. Hitendra Jain

Assistant Professor


Dr. Salil Bapat

Assistant Professor


Dr. Sunil Jagtap

Tutor




Procedures carried out

  • Oral Prophylaxis
  • Restorations
  • Fluoride application
  • Pit and Fissure sealants
  • Extractions

Special equipment used for research

  • Mobile Dental Unit

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics & Aesthetic Dentistry

HOD’s Desk (Overview): Dr. Sathish Abraham

The Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics is one of the largest and busiest department in SMBT Dental College. It handles the specialties like Dental Materials, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics.

We teach and train students in a number of important aspects; which are areas where dentists in private dentistry spend most of their time. Hence our major responsibility is to continue to train students in these aspects of dentistry. Our staff members are well trained professionals who can teach & train students the basics and latest developments in dentistry. We supervise & guide them to use the techniques with which, one can do a lot for complete oral health and satisfaction of our patients. We follow a variety of teaching methods like lectures which involves audio visual techs, demonstrations, practical pre-clinical guidance to clinical management. We strictly follow the rule of completing the syllabi given by DCI as well as MUHS. In addition, we train the interns to give them enough confidence to handle difficult and challenging clinical situations which they will master by the end of internship.

Our staff members are actively involved in various aspects of Dental Research which involves from attending conferences to updating knowledge & organizing CDE programs at our institution.

Our aim completely revolves around the 'Mission & Vision' of our institute and thus our department staff members are all involved in service rendering to the community and to provide quality education to our students




Over view of the Department-



Number of Teaching staff



  1. Professors

04


  1. Associate Professors

02


  1. Assistant Professors

05


  1. Tutors

04


Number of PG students per year


05


Number of Patients treated per day


50- 60




Faculty Names and Designations:

No

Name

Designations


Dr. Sathish Abraham

Professor & HOD


Dr. Pradnya Nagmod

Professor


Dr. Shashidhar C

Professor


Dr. Nitin Lokhande

Sr.Lecturer

Dr. Krishna Jaiswal

Sr.Lecturer


Dr. Rajan J Mangrolia

Sr.Lecturer


Dr.Kinjal Shah

Sr.Lecturer


Dr.Neeta Ghogare

Tutor


Dr.Sarika Kolpe

Tutor


Dr. Sagar Maid

Tutor


Dr. Kanchan Maid

Tutor




Procedures carried out


Silver Filling


Temporary Cement Filling


GIC Filling


Light cure filling Anterior & Posterior


Core Buildup


Minor Surgery

Fiber Post & Core


Root Canal treatment


Pit and Fissure Sealant


Miracle Mix


Metal Crown


Inlay/Onlay


Post & Core (cast)


Metal Ceramic crown


Full Ceramic Crown


Vital Bleaching


Non-Vital Bleaching


Ceramic Veneers


Composite Veneers


Simple Surgery with Bone graft


Special cases