Dental College and Hospital, Sangli

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics

About us

About us

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.

Key Features

Key Features

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

Treatment Facilities

Treatment Facilities

  • Invisible Orthodontics
  • Lingual Orthodontics
  • Orthodontic mini implants
  • Orthognathic surgeries
  • Interdisciplinary Orthodontics

Department's Glimpses

Department's Glimpses

Post Graduate Clinic Undergraduate Clinic
Photography Room Seminar Room
Biostar Machine Hydrosolder Machine
Dolphin Imaging Software Sterilization Room

Faculty

Faculty

Dr. Jiwanasha Agrawal
Professor and HoD
Dr. Manish Agrawal
Professor
Dr. Lalita Nanjannawar
Associate Professor
Dr. Sangamesh Fulari
Associate Professor
Dr. Shraddha Shetti
Associate Professor
Dr. Vishwal Kagi
Assistant Professor
Faculty Information

Research and Publications

Research and Publications

The Department of Orthodontics has been constantly working on emerging areas of biomechanics, metallurgy and on materials used in orthodontics.

The major theme underlying our research portfolio is the application of cutting edge science to generate newer methods in clinical application with a mixture of theory and clinical aspect.

  • Completed: 21
  • Ongoing: 2
  • Total number of publications: 29

Events

Events

2022
  • OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNOEA – PREVAILING CHALLENGES AND EMERGING SOLUTIONS. GUEST SPEAKER – Dr. Snehal Jagtap. 23rd March 2022
  • INTER-DISCIPLINARY ORTHODONTICS. GUEST SPEAKER – Dr. Divyaroop Rai. 16th March 2022
2019
  • Celebration of ‘Youth Day’
  • Celebration of ‘Teachers Day’
2018
  • Celebration of ‘Youth Day’
2017
  • Celebration of ‘Youth Day’
  • Celebration of ‘Dentist Day’
  • CDE: “New Vistas in Orthodontics” Guest Speaker: Dr. Chetan Jayade
2016
  • Celebration of ‘Youth Day’
  • Celebration of ‘Dentist Day’
2015
  • “Orthodontic Awareness Week” :- 8 - 13th January 2015
  • Celebration of ‘Youth Day’
  • Celebration of ‘Dentist Day’
2014
  • Celebration of ‘Youth Day’
  • Celebration of ‘Dentist Day’
  • CDE: Office designing, practice management and Orthodontics in day to day practice. – Guest speaker: Dr. Girish Karandikar
  • Guest Lecture: “Inter-disciplinary Orthodontics” by Dr. Prabhuraj Kamalyal

Awards

Awards

2022
  • THE BEST RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTATION IN RESEARCH SESSION ON: “SELFIES AS A BOON IN PANDEMIC “ AT THE 25TH IOS NATIONAL CONVENTION HELD IN MANGALORE ON 28TH APRIL 2022 TO Dr. Hrishikesh Borgikar
2021
  • “THE MOST PROACTIVE PG STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2021” BY ALL INDIA 7TH DENTAL ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD BY GUIDENT TO Dr. Gauri Khade
  • 2nd PLACE FOR PAPER PRESENTATION AT THE WORLD DENTAL CONFERENCE 2021 IN OCTOBER 2021. TO Dr. Gauri Khade
2017
  • 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 carom doubles at ‘21st IOS PG Convention-2017, Varanasi.
  • Dr. Akash Agarwal: 2nd Prize in carom singles at ‘21st IOS PG Convention-2017, Varanasi.
2018
  • 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.

Testimonials

Testimonials

Dr. Gauri Khade (3rd year PG)


"It was a wonderful experience at Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental college and hospital Sangli. The college and our department has all the necessary infrastructure and is maintained properly. The quality of teaching is very excellent and entire staff of our department is very understanding and supportive. The department is best indeed and it gives numerous opportunities to get best exposure of the patients."

Dr.Sanjivani Gofane (3rd year PG)


"As a 3rd year pg student of this department I would like to say that this department is being run by one of the best HOD’s and with one of the best supporting staff anyone can have. The institute makes sure that we are provided with all the amenities and materials that are required. The staff is very approachable and encourages us to take up a variety of cases.so with fine tuning from the staff, this department works in harmony."

Dr. Hrishikesh Borgikar (3rd year PG)


"The best and the most important thing about this department is the quality of the teaching staff and the amenities provided. Our staff always endeavors to find new and exciting ways of teaching which are conducive to learning. Our staff has always been encouraging towards innovation."

Avdhut Powar (intern)


"It was my pleasure to be posted in the department of orthodontics where I experienced and learned numerous clinical aspects. I was able to see a lot of different cases as the patient flow is good over here. Under the guidance of teachers and PG’s we have learned to do the basic orthodontic treatment."
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