Fellowship Program in Aesthetic Dentistry and Occlusion

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About Program Director & Chief Mentor

Dr. Ratnadeep Patil

Livewire. Driving force. Born leader. He is all that and more. He is a Diplomate, International College of Oral Implantologists and an active member of International Association of Dental Research. A trained investigator from Phoenix International, UK, he is involved in the conduction of clinical trials and studies and is the first Indian to earn a Ph.D from the University of Groningen, Netherlands. He has authored a clinical textbook on aesthetic dentistry ‘AESTHETIC DENTISTRY – AN ARTIST’S SCIENCE’ and has been actively involved in conducting continuing dental education programs with special focus on Smile Designing & Practice Management. For the aspirants, he is a great educator. For us, he is our Official faculty and Mentor. He has designed this course for those who would like to upgrade their skills step by step from lab level to clinical level and are desirous of formulating, presenting and executing comprehensive aesthetic treatment plans in restorative dentistry along with strengthening their leadership, management and team building skills.

Allow us to introduce ‘Fellowship in Aesthetic Dentistry & Occlusion’. Immaculately designed, this 1-year program is compiled in a modular format to boost your dental skills in the right direction.

Overview Of The Program

Certificate: Fellowship in Aesthetic Dentistry and Occlusion

Awarded by: D. Y. Patil University
(Established under section 3 of UGC act, 1956 vide notification no. F.9.21/2000 – U.3 dated 20.06.2002 of the Govt. of India)

Program Highlights:-

1. Course Syllabus designed like a MASTERS Program

2. Course Format comprises of

a. Didactics

b. Pre-clinical Training & Lab Sessions

c. LIVE Clinical Demonstrations by Mentors

d.Hands-on Training on Special Models

e. LIVE Clinical Training for participants with over-the-shoulder supervision by Mentors

f. Mentor Shadowing at his Clinical Set-up

g. Group Activity & Presentation

h. Group Publication

i. Practice Management Workshop

3.  State-of-the-art Infrastructure

4. Advanced Armamentarium and Equipment (provided by University)

5. Patient Volunteers for Clinical Training (provided by University)

6. Premium Membership of Peer-reviewed Literature (Exclusive login IDs and passwords)

7. Access to unique application for Digital Learning and Revision (Exclusive login IDs)

8. Hospitality (F&B only) for entire On-Campus Training (provided by University)


Minimum qualification of B.D.S or equivalent from a recognized Institution in India or Overseas

Duration of Course

1 Year (Part- time)

Module 1

Module 2

Module 3

Module 4

Module 5

Module 6 (Including Theory and Practical Examination)

Calendar Year

October 2017 to September 2018

List Of Documents

1. Birth Certificate as proof of date and birth

2. Copy of Passport/Domicile as proof of Nationality and Address

3. Four passport size photographs

4. Copy of the DCI Registration Certificate

5. Copy of Mark sheets and Degree Certificate of BDS/MDS/ Others

6. Copy of Passport of Parents*

7. Proof of NRI Status of candidate/Parents*

8. Transcripts*

9. Copy of Visa*

(*if required)

Subjects Covered

1. Role of Aesthetics in dentistry – Fundamentals & Biomimetcs

2. The amalgamation of art and science

3. Understanding the art of illusion & Principles of Aesthetic Dentistry

4. Aesthetic diagnosis and treatment planning

5. Colour and perception – Management of Discoloured Teeth

6. Dental material aspect

7. The laboratory link

8. Digital Smile Designing

9. Photography and Case Presentation

10. Aesthetics with composites – Direct & Indirect

11. Aesthetics with ceramics – Crowns, Bridges, Laminates/Veneers

12. Visit to a Dental Lab for Understanding its Functioning

13. Interdisciplinary approach-Implant Aesthetics, Perio Aesthetics, Ortho Aesthetics

14. Understanding occlusion for function

15. Facebow records and planning for full mouth rehabilitation

17. Principles of Set-up of an Aesthetic Dental Practice

18. Unique practice management program

Grading System

1. Annual Examination- Clinical and Theory

2. Clinical Log-Book

3. Written Assignments

Total Fees

INR Rs. 6 lakhs  for Eligible Indian  Candidates

All Ex-students of D Y Patil School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai and participants recommended by their respective Mentors (via Scholarship interview) are eligible for an additional deduction of INR 1 lakh from the Tuition Fees.

Course Fees for Eligible Overseas/ NRI Candidates- US Dollars Fifteen thousand five hundred only (US$ 15500/-)

*Accommodation available at Rs 75,000+taxes for all modules

Mode of Payment

1. Entire amount of Course Fees to be paid by DD or NEFT towards D. Y. Patil University – Fellowship Program


2. Fees can also be paid by availing of the Easy Installment Scheme offered by D. Y. Patil University


3. Fees can also be paid by availing of Special Scheme of Educational Loan from Bank of Baroda – Exclusively for Fellowship Program Enrollments only


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Admission open for October 2017 to September 2018 batch

Contact Us for Course Related Queries

Dr. Akshata Prabhu ( Chief Co-Ordinator )

Email :- akshata.prabhu@dypatil.edu

Phone: 91-9820355567

Dr. Mayuri Bachhav (Admission Co-Ordinator)

Email :- mayuri.bachhav@dypatil.edu

Phone :- 91-9158849393


E mail id: fellowshipindentistry@dypatil.edu

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