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: DY Patil Deemed to be 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

This Fellowship Program is a One Year non-continuous, modular based course.

Module 1  : 6 days

Module 2  :  6 days

Module 3  :  6 days

Module 4  :  6 days

Module 5  :  6 days

Module 6  : 6 days

(Including Theory and Practical Exams)

Calendar Year

October 2021 to September 2022

List Of Documents

1. Original Birth Certificate

2. Copy of Passport

3. Original Domicile

4. Copy of Aadhar card

5. Two passport size photographs

6. Original DCI Registration Certificate

7. Original Mark sheets

8. Original Degree Certificate of BDS/MDS/Others

9. Copy of Passport of Parents (only for overseas candidates)

10. Proof of NRI Status of candidate/Parents (only for overseas candidates)

11. Transcripts (only for overseas candidates)

12. Copy of Visa (only for overseas candidates)

13. Original Acknowledgement Receipt of fees (RTGS/NEFT/DD/CHEQUE)


1. Role of Aesthetics in dentistry – Fundamentals & Biomimetics

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 Session

9. Photography and Case Presentation

10. Aesthetics with composites – Anterior & Posterior

11. Introduction to Crown & Bridge

a. Impression Materials

b. Impression Making Techniques

c. Wax up on diagnostic casts

d. Temporization Techniques

e. Different Cementation protocols

12. Aesthetics with Ceramics – Crowns, Bridges, Inlay, Onlay, Laminates/Veneers (Composite & Ceramic)

13. Visit to a Dental Lab for Understanding its Functioning

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

a. Detailed understanding of Basic Periodontal Surgical Principles

b. Incision

c. Flap Design– Hands-on session on pig jaws

d. Suturing Techniques

15. Digital Dentistry – Hands-on for participants with Intra-Oral Scanners

16. Programming and Use of Semi-Adjustable Articulators

17. Understanding Occlusion for function

18. Face-bow records and planning for Full Mouth Rehabilitation

19. Smile Designing Case (From Diagnosis, Treatment Planning to Final Cementation)

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

21. Unique Practice Management Program

22. Mentor Shadowing

23. Research and Publication of Articles

Grading System

1. Annual Examination

a. Theory examination (MCQs & Essay)

b. Practical Examination & Viva Voce

2. Clinical Log-Book Evaluation

3. Written Assignments

4. Case Presentation

Total Fees

-For Indian Candidates, Course fees are Rs. 6,50,000/- (Rupees Six Lakhs Fifty Thousand Only)

-For Overseas and NRI Candidates, Course fees are 15,500 US Dollars

-Discount of Rs. 50,000/- (Rupees Fifty Thousand Only) awarded under the following criteria :

    1. Ex-student of DY Patil School of Dentistry, Navi Mumbai

    2. Candidate recommended by the Mentor (provided the application is completed before 31st of July 2021)

-Scholarship of Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees One Lakh Only) awarded to Candidate who qualifies in the Scholarship examination conducted during the Fellowship Modules

-Accommodation available in a 4-Star facility at Rs 75,000+taxes (inclusive of all modules)



Entire amount of Course Fees to be paid by DD / NEFT / RTGS / IMPS towards

“D. Y. Patil University-Fellowship Programs” payable at Nerul, Navi Mumbai.

Name of Bank              –           Bank of Baroda, Nerul Branch

Type of Account          –           Current Account

Bank Account No.      –           27410200000801

IFSC Code No.             –          BARB0NERULX (fifth character is zero)


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

First installment of Rs.2,50,000/- should be paid at the time of enrolment along with the submission of original degree certificates of BDS/MDS and DCI Registration and additional charge of Rs.50,000/- as processing fee.

Second installment of Rs.2,00,000/- should be paid before 31st December 2021.

Third installment of Rs.2,00,000/- should be paid before 15th March 2022.


Fees can also be paid by availing of Educational Loan from Bank of Baroda – Exclusively for Fellowship Program Enrolments. Last date for payment of fees through Bank loan will be 31st October 2021

* Fees once paid, are non-refundable

* Mode of payment as decided by the candidate at the time of enrollment will not be altered

* Failure to abide by the above rules and regulations will incur penalty charges


Due to the current Pandemic Situation, the Dates for Modules are subject to change

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Stepwise Admission Procedure:

1. Kindly download the Application Form from the website.

2. Submit the completed Application Form along with the required original documents to Fellowship Administrative Office or email the scanned copies to fellowshipindentistry@dypatil.edu

3. Orientation Interview with the Mentor.

4. Receipt of Acknowledgement Letter by the candidate confirming their enrollment.

5. Introduction to Induction Ceremony.

Download Application Form
Contact Us for Course Related Queries

Dr. Mayuri Bachhav (Admission Co-Ordinator)

Email :- mayuri.bachhav@dypatil.edu

Phone :- 91-9158849393

Dr. Veera Sawant ( Admission Co-Ordinator )

Email :- veerasawant15@gmail.com

Phone :- 91-9833649728


E mail id: fellowshipindentistry@dypatil.edu