Fellowship Program in Contemporary Endodontics

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About Program Director & Chief Mentor

Dr. Vivek Hegde

What we say about Dr. Vivek Hegde will never be enough. His achievements are such. A Master in the field of Endodontics, not just a pioneer in the use of microscopes in dentistry in India, but also a renowned global speaker. In addition, he has extensively contributed to (remove the) national and international journals as an author. Most recently, he was bestowed with the honour of lecturing at the Annual session of the American Association of Endodontics in San Francisco. He was also selected as one of the illustrious speakers for the International Endo Masters, 2016 -one of the most prestigious events in the society of Endodontics. So, imagine how much value he can add to our academic curriculum as our Official faculty and Mentor.

Allow us to introduce ‘Fellowship in Contemporary Endodontics’. 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 Contemporary Endodontics

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 Hands-on

c. LIVE Clinical Demonstrations by Mentors

d. LIVE Clinical Training for participants with over-the-shoulder supervision by mentors

e. Presentation

f. Group Discussion & Group Publication

3. State-of-the-art Infrastructure

4. Advanced Armamentarium and Equipment (provided by University)

5. Patients 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 Examinations)

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)

Course Syllabus

1. Recap of Endodontics taught at undergraduate level and introduction to Contemporary Principles of Endodontics

2. Addressing the gap between the above stated, affecting Practical Applications in Day-to-Day Endodontic Practice

3. Emphasis on Endodontic Anatomy

4. Isolation Techniques – Rubber Dam Placement

5. Clear Understanding of Access Cavity Preparation and Refinement

6. Newer Methods of Cleaning and Shaping – Utilizing Modern Systems

7. Simplified Obturation Techniques – How to successfully achieve a Hermetic Seal

8. Modern Post and Core Build-up Procedures

9. Concept of No Post, No Crown: New Age Endodontics

10. Orientation to Surgical Loupes and Dental Operating Microscopes

11. Use of Advanced Diagnostic Aids in Endodontics – CBCT and others

12. Advanced ObturationTechniques

13. Endodontic Retreatment and Failures

14. Ultrasonics in Endodontics

15. Extra Canal Scouting – How to not miss the MB1s and MB2s etc.

16. Perforation Repair – How to use MTA and manage Iatrogenic Errors

17. Instrument Retrieval

18. Surgical and Microsurgical Endodontics

a. Interdisciplinary Approach for successful Endodontics (Perio-Endo Lesion Management) – Prognosis Evaluation

b. Incision Planning, Flap Design, Curettage and Bone Grafting Procedures

c. Bioceramics and their Placement

d. Apical Resection

e. Suturing Techniques

19. Case Documentation & Guidance for Publishing Scientific Data

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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