• Fellowship Program in Aesthetic Dentistry and Occlusion

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About Program Director & Chief Mentor

Dr. Ratandeep Patil

Livewire. Driving force. Born leader. He is all that and more. He is a Diplomate, International College of Oral Implantologists and an active member of International Association of Dental Research. A trained investigator from Phoenix International, UK, he is involved in the conduction of clinical trials and studies and is the first Indian to earn a Ph.D from the University of Groningen, Netherlands. He has authored a clinical textbook on aesthetic dentistry ‘AESTHETIC DENTISTRY – AN ARTIST’S SCIENCE’ and has been actively involved in conducting continuing dental education programs with special focus on Smile Designing & Practice Management. For the aspirants, he is a great educator. For us, he is our Official faculty and Mentor. He has designed this course for those who would like to upgrade their skills step by step from lab level to clinical level and are desirous of formulating, presenting and executing comprehensive aesthetic treatment plans in restorative dentistry along with strengthening their leadership, management and team building skills.
Allow us to introduce ‘Fellowship in Aesthetic Dentistry & Occlusion’. Immaculately designed, this 1-year program is compiled in a modular format to boost your dental skills in the right direction.

About the

Certificate: Fellowship in Aesthetic Dentistry and Occlusion
Awarded by: DY Patil Deemed to be 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 Training & Lab Sessions
c. LIVE Clinical Demonstrations by Mentors
d. Hands-on Training on Special Models
e. LIVE Clinical Training for participants with over-the-shoulder supervision by Mentors
f. Mentor Shadowing at his Clinical Set-up
g. Group Activity & Presentation
h. Group Publication
i. Practice Management Workshop

3. State-of-the-art Infrastructure
4. Advanced Armamentarium and Equipment (provided by University)
5. Patient Volunteers 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


This Fellowship Program is a One Year non-continuous, modular based course.
Module 1 : 6 days
Module 2 : 6 days
Module 3 : 6 days
Module 4 : 6 days
Module 5 : 6 days
Module 6 : 6 days
(Including Theory and Practical Exams)

Calendar Year

October 2023 to September 2024

List of Documents

1. Original Birth Certificate
2. Copy of Passport
3. Original Domicile
4. Copy of Aadhar card
5. Two passport size photographs
6. Original DCI Registration Certificate
7. Original Mark sheets
8. Original Degree Certificate of BDS/MDS/Others
9. Copy of Passport of Parents (only for overseas candidates)
10. Proof of NRI Status of candidate/Parents (only for overseas candidates)
11. Transcripts (only for overseas candidates)
12. Copy of Visa (only for overseas candidates)
13. Original Acknowledgement Receipt of fees (RTGS/NEFT/DD/CHEQUE)

Course Syllabus

1. Role of Aesthetics in dentistry – Fundamentals & Biomimetics
2. The amalgamation of Art and Science
3. Understanding the art of Illusion & Principles of Aesthetic Dentistry
4. Aesthetic Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
5. Colour and perception – Management of Discoloured Teeth
6. Dental material Aspect
7. The Laboratory Link
8. Digital Smile Designing Session
9. Photography and Case Presentation
10. Aesthetics with composites – Anterior & Posterior
11. Introduction to Crown & Bridge

a. Impression Materials
b. Impression Making Techniques
c. Wax up on diagnostic casts
d. Temporization Techniques
e. Different Cementation protocols

12. Aesthetics with Ceramics – Crowns, Bridges, Inlay, Onlay, Laminates/Veneers (Composite & Ceramic)
13. Visit to a Dental Lab for Understanding its Functioning
14. Interdisciplinary approach-Implant Aesthetics, Perio Aesthetics, Ortho Aesthetics

a. Detailed understanding of Basic Periodontal Surgical Principles
b. Incision
c. Flap Design– Hands-on session on pig jaws
d. Suturing Techniques

15. Digital Dentistry – Hands-on for participants with Intra-Oral Scanners
16. Programming and Use of Semi-Adjustable Articulators
17. Understanding Occlusion for function
18. Face-bow records and planning for Full Mouth Rehabilitation
19. Smile Designing Case (From Diagnosis, Treatment Planning to Final Cementation)
20. Principles of Set-up of an Aesthetic Dental Practice
21. Unique Practice Management Program
22. Mentor Shadowing
23. Research and Publication of Articles

Grading System

1. Annual Examination

a. Theory examination (MCQs & Essay)
b. Practical Examination & Viva Voce

2. Clinical Log-Book Evaluation
3. Written Assignments
4. Case Presentation

Total Fees

For Indian Candidates, Course fees are Rs. 6,50,000/- (Rupees Six Lakhs Fifty Thousand Only)
For Overseas and NRI Candidates, Course fees are 15,500 US Dollars


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