Department of conservative dentistry and endodontics​

Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics treats carious teeth, trauma
cases, non-carious tooth defects along with preventive methods and techniques to
restore and reconstruct tooth structure both functionally and esthetically with little to no
damage to healthy tooth structure. It also involves root canal treatment to enhance the
life of grossly destroyed teeth and treat infected teeth. Immediate pain relief is render to
endodontic emergencies on a regular basis.
We aim to cultivate strong foundation pillars in the fertile minds of potential dentists by
instilling values as well as fundamental knowledge creating a sustainable zone of
learning in the presence of experienced and devoted mentors accompanied by
advanced technology. We are equipped with fully adjustable simulator in preclinical
laboratory which allows our students to learn operative work at an early stage.
We practice recent technologies such as micro-dentistry. Our fully equipped ceramic lab
enables us to provide great inlay, onlay and crown works. We continue to evince keen
interest in the professional education in this specialty and allied specialties irrespective
of whether in teaching or practice. The faculty is trained for critical analysis and
evaluation of various concepts and views, to accept and incorporate the most rational
route of thinking and practice.

Faculties

Dr. Shishir Singh

Dean, Professor and Head

Dr. Shishir Singh is a graduate of Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai and has specialized in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics from the same dental school. He is also a PhD from MUHS, Nashik . Dr. Singh being an academician has worked in various capacities in India and abroad and has gained vast amounts of teaching experience. Besides being involved in under graduate teaching, Dr. Singh has also been involved in Postgraduate teaching. He was a Clinical teaching fellow in the Department of Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK. Dr. Singh worked in London for a year and was teaching the M.Sc and M. Clin Dent students at the Eastman and has gained a lot of experience in teaching endodontics at an international level. Dr. Singh has been regularly updating himself by attending various international conferences and certificate programs on Implantology and Microdentistry. He is also a member of various reputed national and international associations. He also has various publications in reputed journals to his credit. Dr.Singh has been actively involved in Endodontics teaching and has conducted many education courses all over India on Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He has also been a guest speaker at various conferences and meetings in India and Abroad. At present, Dr. Singh is involved in active collaborative research with the Department of Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, U.K. and has successfully set up the post-graduate program at Terna Dental College. Currently, Dean, Professor, Post – Graduate Guide and Head, Dept. Of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Rajesh Podar

Professor

Dr. Podar is a graduate and post – graduate from Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai. He has a clinical experience of 30 years and an academic experience of more than 18 years. He is a national speaker, has been chairperson in various conferences and has numerous publications in reputed journals to his credit. Currently, Professor and Post-Graduate Guide in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics since the inception of the college

Dr. Gaurav Kulkarni

Reader

Dr. Kulkarni is a graduate from VPDC, Sangli and post – graduate from Govt. Dental College, Nagpur. He has an experience of 11 years. He has a number of publications to his credit. Currently,

Dr. Roshan Shetty

Reader

Dr. Shetty is a graduate and a Post graduate from SDM Dharwad. Currently, he is a Reader in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Avinash Salgar

Reader

Dr. Salgar is a graduate from Sharad Pawar Dental College and has completed his post – graduation from the same institute. He has an academic experience of more than 8 years. Currently, he is a Reader in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Padmini Chandrasekhar

Reader

Dr. Padmini is a graduate and a Post graduate from Pad. Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College, Navi Mumbai. Currently, she is a Reader in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Ameya Lokhande

Lecturer

Dr. Ameya is a graduate from SMBT, Sangamner and a post graduate from Terna Dental College and Currently, he is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Hunaid Merchant

Lecturer

Dr. Hunaid is a graduate from GDC, Nagpur and a post graduate from AB Shetty Dental College. He has numerous publications to his credit. Currently, he is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Teena Sitlaney

Lecturer

Dr. Teena is a graduate from MGM Dental College, Navi Mumbai and a post graduate from Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai. Currently, she is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Swapnil Chandekar

Lecturer

Dr. Swapnil is a graduate from SDK, Kalmegh, Nagpur and a post graduate from Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai. Currently, he is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Anuprita Gadkari

Lecturer

Dr. Anuprita is a graduate from MGM Dental College, Navi Mumbai and a post graduate from Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai. Currently, she is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Sarathi Vin

Lecturer

Dr. Sarathi Vin is a graduate from BVP Dental College, Navi Mumbai and a post graduate from Terna Dental College, Navi Mumbai. Currently, he is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Dr. Navin Agarwal

Lecturer

Dr. Navin is a graduate from SMBT, Sangamner and a post graduate from Terna Dental College & Currently, he is a lecturer in the Dept. of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Courses Offered