Faculty/ HOD

Head of Department : Dr. Prajwalit Kende
Designation : Academic Professor and Head
Qualification : MDS -Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Email.id : prajwalitkende1979@gmail.com
Contact No : 9324715824
Location : 1st floor (UG section – 126, PG section- 118),GDCH building

Staff Details

Dr. Prajwalit Kende ( Academic Professor and Head of the Department )
Dr. Kavita Wadde ( Associate Professor )
Dr. Samir Khaire ( Associate Professor)
Dr. Jayant Langde (Associate Professor- Academic )
Dr. Monali Patil ( Assistant Professor)
Dr. Amit Bhawalkar ( Assistant Professor)
Dr. Lakshmi V.K ( Assistant Professor)
Dr. Asha Donde ( Dental Surgeon)
Dr.Manjusha Balwant (Dental Surgeon)
Mrs. Allka Khedekar (Dental Hygienist )
Mrs.Supriya Sawant (Nurse)
Mrs Smita Kadam (Nurse)
Mrs. Jenet Hemar (Nurse)
Miss. Pramila  Ayer ( Sweeper)
Mrs. Surbhi Mhashilkar ( Sweeper)
Mr. Umesh Ghosalkar (Sweeper)
Mr. Sandeep Shedge (Sweeper)

Basic facilities in the Department :

The department hasan undergraduate clinic, post graduate clinic, operation theatre, Sterilization chamber, Changing room, VIP clinic, Sero-positive patients clinic,Trauma clinic and a Departmental library.

The department has a separate Undergraduate section(126) for tooth extractions and Postgraduate section(118) where advanced surgical procedures are carried out.

The department is equipped with 31 dental chairs. The Undergraduate section has instruments adequate to treat 150 patients on a daily basis. The department is well equipped to handle medical emergencies. It is stocked with emergency drugs, oxygen cylinders, oxygen concentrators, ambu bag, tracheostomy kit etc as well as staff trained to use the same. High pressure steam sterilizers, large autoclaves and fumigation machine are available to maintain asepsis and sterilization. The department provides services for extractions, third molar surgeries, trauma, pathology, implants, temporomandibular joint disorders, OSMF patients, facial symmetry, cleft patients etc. The students are guided by highly experienced staff members who have multiple publications, patents and copyrights to their credit, in carrying out the surgeries.

Academic activities :

Tutorials, clinical demonstrations, lectures and seminars are taken throughout the year to upgrade the clinical skills and knowledge of the undergraduate and postgraduate students. The subject is introduced in the third year and the student appears for the final examination in the fourth year. Lectures as per MUHS syllabus. Journals are written by the students carrying a weightage during the final exam.

Advanced machinery in the Department of OMFS, GDC, Mumbai

  • Piezo surgery kit
  • Basic advanced implantology kit with physiodispenser
  • Distraction Osteogenesis system
  • Computerized Controlled Local anaesthetic delivery (CCLAD)
  • Video laryngoscope
  • Radiofrequency analyser
  • Portable x-ray device