Faculty/ HOD

Head of Department : Dr. Suryankant Powar
Designation : Associate Professor and HOD
Qualification : MDS
Email.id : suryakant.powar@gmail.com
Contact No : 9967631213
Location : Department No.206, second floor of GDCH Building

Staff Details

Dr. Gopinath Kallampilly(Professor)
Dr. Suryakant N Powar(Associate Professor & Head of Department).
Dr. Sumeet Ghonmode(Associate Professor)
Dr. Nikita Baheti(Assistant Professor)
Dr. Niyati Mehta(Assistant Professor)
Dr. Shiba Anwar(Assistant Professor)
Dr. Avinash Kale(Dental Surgeon)
Dr. Medha Tanna(Dental Surgeon)
Mrs. Sujata Manjarekar(Dental Hygienist)
Mr. ShriKrishna Kumavat(Dental Hygienist)
Mrs. Meghna Apte(Dental Technician)
Mr. Lakshman Solanki(Sweeper)

Basic Facilities


The goal of the faculty is to impart in depth knowledge of the biological and mechanical principles governing the practice of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and to allow students to develop excellent proficiency in Orthodontics. Faculty motivates the students to think radically in research driven innovative approach towards subject.

Academic objectives are to provide the residents with a well-balanced educational experience, integrating a strong foundation in the basic sciences. Seminars are conducted on regular basis and critical discussions helps the students who imbibe qualities of effective presentation within a stipulated timeframe.


The liberty and guidance to explore vast variety of techniques, mechanics and recent advances in orthodontics enriches the students with profound clinical expertise. The students are allotted cases of various malocclusions which goes a long way in assisting them with the challenges of the future clinical practice. Treatment planning is the asset of every orthodontist and it is importance is inculcated during case presentations, regular progress case discussions, debatable treatment options along with justification and supporting case reports.

Advanced Machinery

Department is equipped with following advanced equipments

  • Digital Lateral Cephalogram and OPG X ray Machine
  • TARQ Lingual Orthodontics machine
  • Typhodonts
  • Temporary Anchorage devices system
  • Hydrogen solder
  • MARPE System
  • IPR System

Courses Offered

  • Dental hygienist diploma course
  • Dental Technician Diploma Course