Dean’s Message


Dr. Omkar K. Shetty
MDS (Prosthodontics), BDS

It is a great honour and pleasure to welcome you as the Dean of D Y Patil University- School of Dentistry. This is one of the leading dental schools in India with international standards located in D Y Patil University campus, Nerul, Navi Mumbai.

The dental school has state of the art infrastructure comprising of high class dental clinics with modern equipment and instruments, preclinical labs with phantom head simulators, a well equipped library with latest books and journals, corporate clinic, spacious class rooms and auditorium equipped with latest technology, hostel facility and cafeteria. The institute is in complete sync with the present era ofdigitisation and technology.

The dental school is a perfect blend of being an excellent academic platform for students and at the same time provides high quality dental treatment to the masses. This is possible due to the excellent teaching staff which comprises of dedicated oral health professionals as well as due to the constant support of the non teaching staff.

A new cleft and craniofacial research centre supported by D Y Patil Medical hospital has been launched by the School of Dentistry where complete functional, aesthetic and social rehabilitation will be provided free of cost.

The school also boasts of a modern mobile dental van which keeps up with the university’s aim of providing community service.

Along with Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) courses, the School of Dentistry also has Fellowship Programs and PhD Programs. In addition to this, there are various continuing dental education programs, workshops and lectures conducted by different departments on regular basis. Research activities are encouraged and promoted at both under graduate and post graduate levels which give an opportunity to students as well as faculty to widen their horizons.

Extracurricular activities like cultural and sports activities have been an integral part of the institution and the university as a whole. The university campus boasts of an impressive array of facilities to promote these activities.

The School of Dentistry is buzzing with activities related to scientific research, cultural enhancement, social service and provides an excellent platform for overall personality development of the students.

I look forward to welcoming you to be a part of D Y Patil University- School of Dentistry to experience dentistry at its best and becoming an integral part in our pursuit to achieve excellence in dentistry.