Faculty/ HOD

Head of Department : Dr. Dhalkari Chandulal Digambarrao
Designation : Professor & Head
Qualification : MDS
Email.id : drcddhalkari@gmail.com
Contact No : 9422204639
Location : Undergraduate clinic- First floor Room No.135
Outpatient department- Second floor of Room No.215
Post graduate clinic- Second floor of Room No.216 of GDCH Building

Staff Details

Dr. Dhalkari Chandulal Digambarrao (Professor & Head of Department)
Dr. Rajesh Gaikwad (Professor, Academic)
Dr. Akshaya Banodkar (Associate Professor)
Dr. Gulnar Sethna (Associate Professor, Academic)
Dr. Nilofar Attar (Associate Professor, Academic)
Dr. Chitra Patil (Assistant Professor)
Dr. Jui Sarfare (Assistant Professor)
Dr. Swarali Nagrare (Assistant Professor)
Dr. Sangeeta Barot (Dental Surgeon)
Dr. Gira Modi (Dental Surgeon)
Miss. Gauri Oak (Dental Hygienist)
Mr. Suslade (Dental Hygienist)
Mr. Girish Jethwa (Sweeper)
Mr. Pradeep Kamble (Sweeper)
Mrs. Devu Solanki (Sweeper)

Basic Facilities

Academic activities: Third and Final year B.D.S students learn in department about gingival and periodontal diagnosis and treatment planning. Interns treat patients by scaling and root planning under the guidance of teaching staff. Post graduate students perform periodontal surgical procedures and continue research under the guidance of guides. Tutorials, clinical demonstration, lectures and seminars are taken throughout the year to upgrade clinical skills and knowledge of students.

Clinical activities: Department is equipped with 46 dental chairs for undergraduate and postgraduate dental clinic. The outpatient department receives on an average of 100 patients daily. The various treatments undertaken are scaling and root planing, abscess drainage, periodontal flap surgery, regenerative bone graft surgery, root coverage surgery, gingivectomy, crown lengthening procedure, pericoronal flap surgery, depigmentation, splinting and dental implants. Treatment is done by surgical, electrocautery and lasers.

Advanced Machinery

Department is equipped with following advanced equipment’s:

  • Bana kit
  • Diode laser
  • Implant kit
  • Electrocautery
  • Peizosurgical unit
  • Dental loupes

Courses Offered

Dental hygienist diploma course


First floor Room No.133 of GDCH Building

Basic Details

Department has yearly intake of 10 dental hygienist students. This course is of two year duration. First year students have subjects of Anatomy general/dental, Physiology & histology, General &dental, Pharmacology(general & dental), Pathology & microbiology, Dental radiology, Food &nutrition, Dental hygiene & oral prophylaxis, Basic knowledge of computers. Second year students have subjects of Dental health education, Community public health dentistry, Preventive dentistry, Dental ethics & Jurisprudence, orientation in dentistry and Dental Materials.

Other Activities

  • Preparation of models of jaws and teeth-Normal and pathological dental conditions
  • Designing, drawing and painting of posters on dental health education
  • Arranging short talks, skits and features on dental and oral health, visual aids
  • Collection of oral health related statistics by conducting a small survey of an area.
  • Creating awareness of dental hygiene by participating in various dental camps,
  • Active participation in Oral hygiene day celebrations