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. They are trained to exercise empathy and a caring attitude while maintaining high ethical standards. The department has got a face lift with all fully automatic brand new dental chair for dental clinics. 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 microdentistry. Our fully equipped ceramic lab enable 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.

Our mission is to create academic goals of the institution through teaching, patient care and research and to maintain unmatched didactic and clinical skills amongst students in the discipline of Contemporary Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics. We aim at imparting high quality education to graduate and post-graduate students. We strive to provide elite dental care to the patients. Also we impart contemporary restorative treatment with a multi-disciplinary approach to less developed section of the population. To initiate, conduct and publish meaningful research to allow the institution to be recognized nationally and globally.

The department of Conservative dentistry and Endodontics focuses on providing oral health care using the well tested technique and latest technological advancements .The patient are offered a wide spectrum of treatment options with emphasis on preventive and restorative dentistry. We provide treatment of teeth decayed due to caries with amalgam as well as Tooth-Colored Esthetic Restorations, Bleaching and Root Canal Procedures. We save teeth from routine extractions by Conservative Management by root canal treatment. Dental students are trained professionally to provide quality care at a minimal fee under the supervision of qualified senior faculty members.

Dr. Vanitha U. Shenoy, Dean, Professor and Head of Department Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :College of Dental surgery, KMC, Manipal, Karnataka, Mangalore, 1984
  • M.D.S :College of Dental surgery, KMC, Manipal, Karnataka, Mangalore, 1987
  • Others :
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Epidemiology –Distance Learning Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, 2016
  • PG Diploma in Clinical Research (PGDCR) James Lind Institute, 2019

Professional Affiliations

  • Life member of Indian Association of conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Life member of Indian Dental Association

Dr Sumanthini M.V. , Professor

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :GDC Bangalore, Bangalore University, 1994
  • M.D.S :GDC Bangalore, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health sciences, 1999
  • PGDEPI (POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN EPIDEMIOLOGY) :Indian Institute of public health sciences and Public health foundation of India, 2017

Professional Affiliations

  • Life member of Indian Dental Association. Member ship no: 75916
  • Life member of Indian Academy of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.
    Member ship no: 1700
  • Reviewer on board of MUHS Health Sciences Review
  • Reviewer Journal of Conservative dentistry
  • Executive editor Journal of contemporary dentistry

Dr. Anuradha Patil , Reader

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Tatyasaheb Kore Dental College & Hospital, New paragon,Kolhapur, MUHS, 2007
  • M.D.S :Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune, Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Pune, 2011

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Endodontic Society
  • Federation of Operative Dentistry of India
  • Indian dental association

Awards / Honors Received

  • Best Teacher’s Award(Reader) MAGNUM 18 at MGMDCH, Navi Mumbai on Jan 2018

Dr. Divya C. Naik , Reader

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Datta meghe institute, Wardha, Sawangi, Maharashtra, MUHS, 2007
  • M.D.S :Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital. Pune, Pimpri, Dr. D. Y. Patil University, Pune, 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Endodontic Society
  • Member of Indian Dental Association

Awards / Honors Received

  • Won Best poster presentation prize for“Cons Dent.Com” – At Dentquest held at Nagpur on 16th April.2005
  • Won Best poster presentation prize for “MISSED YOU ........... IT HURTS” - 11th FODI & IES Post Graduate Convention, 27th -29th May,2010, Bangalore
  • Won 2nd paper presentation prize for“NANO “BUSTERS” at IDA,All India Post Graduate Convention, 24th-26th September,2010, Pune
  • Won Best poster presentation prize for “PAIN IS INEVITABLE, SUFFERING IS OPTIONAL !!!” - 25th FODI & 18th IES National Conference, 9th -12th December,2010, Chennai.
  • Selected for Meritorious Post Graduate Symposium, 3M India Ltd. R& D Centre, 27th&28th September 2011, Gurgaon.
  • Won 2nd paper presentation prize for“ AESTHETIC MAKEOVER” in Harmony festival - Inter College Scientific Meet at Government Dental College & Hospital, 11th January 2011, Mumbai

Dr. Jayeeta Verma , Lecturer

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Bharati Vidyapeeth dental college and hospital, Navi Mumbai, Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, 2010
  • M.D.S :D YPatil dental college, Navi Mumbai, DYPatil university, 2014
  • Others :
  • PGDHA : Post graduate diploma in hospital administration : Mumbai University 2011

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of IACDE

Awards / Honors Received

  • Recipient of Jugendra Singh Raghav Gold Medal fortopping in the MDS examination

Dr. Shouvik Mandal , Lecturer

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :MGM Dental College, Navi Mumbai, MUHS, 2010
  • M.D.S :MGM Dental College, Navi Mumbai, MUHS, 2015

Awards / Honors Received

  • Chairperson at IACDE second Zonal conference Zone 1 and 34th IACDE National Conference on 28th November at Navi Mumbai

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics(IACDE) Membership number is 2316
  • Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI) Membership number is LM-201625

Dr. Antara Ghosh , Lecturer

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Sharad Pawar Dental College, Sawangi (Meghe), Datta Meghe Institute Of Medical Sciences, 2010
  • M.D.S :Rural Dental College, Loni, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, 2015

Professional Affiliations

  • IES Member

Dr. Aditya Shinde, Lecturer

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :D Y Patil School of Dentistry, D. Y. Patil University, 2013
  • M.D.S :D Y Patil School of Dentistry, D. Y. Patil University, 2017

Dr. Jimish R Shah , Lecturer

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :MGM Dental College & Hospital, MUHS, NASIK, 2009
  • M.D.S :Sinhgad Dental College & Hopsital, MUHS, NASIK, 2016

Awards / Honors Received

  • Award for the best poster - Scaffolds- The Crux For Regeneration at 15th IACDE-IES PG Convention - June 2014 at Chennai

Dr. Tanvi Sanjay Satpute , Lecturer

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :MGM Dental college And Hospital,Kamothe, MUHS, 2011
  • M.D.S :Dr. D. Y Patil Dental college and Hospital,Pimpri,Pune, Dr. D.Y. Vidyapeeth, 2016

Dr. Rupali Deshmukh , Tutor

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Sharad Pawar Dental college, sawangi,Wardha, Nagpur, 1997

Professional Affiliations

  • Indian Association of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics(IACDE) Membership number is 2316
  • Environmental Mutagen Society of India (EMSI) Membership number is LM-201625

Dr. Mausami Malgaonkar , Tutor

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Government Dental college, Mumbai, Mumbai University, 2020

Professional Affiliations

  • IDA member

Dr. Mohd. Rafeeq Nalband, Tutor

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Al – Ameen Dental College & Hospital, Bijapur, Karnataka University, 2000

Dr. Manisha Bhosle , Tutor

Acadmic Qualification

  • B.D.S :Government Dental College, Mumbai, Mumbai University, 2001

CDE Programs conducted


A classical approach to Clinical Endodontics and Hands on workshop – Rotary Endodontics by Dr. Nandana Patil &Dr.Shishir Kamath. 12th and 13th July 2010.


Composite Resin & Clinical Application of tooth whitening lecture by Dr. Ramesh Shankar and paper presentation by P G students of the Dept. of Orthodontics & Conservative Dentistry on Aesthetic Dentistry on 23.08.2010
1st prize awarded to Dr Shikha G. Post Graduate in Conservative Dentistry for paper presentation on the topic – “Lumineers – contact lenses of the tooth” as part of IAACD Aesthetic day celebration. 23.08.2010, under the guidance of Dr. Vanitha Shenoy & Dr. Sumanthini M V.


A classical approach to Clinical Endodontics and Hands on workshop – Rotary Endodontics by Dr.Nandana Patil on 4th /5th /6th August 2011


Anterior aesthetics with direct veneers, smile designing, preparation, layering, finishing and polishing lecture cum live clinical demonstration by Dr. Milind Karmarkar on 9/9/2011.


Regeneration and Innovations in Endodontics by Dr. Avina Paranjpe 15th March 2012


Self Adjusting File – recent introduction to endodontic practice by Dr. Zvi Metzger on the 13th Nov 2013 at MGM dental college and hospital, Navi Mumbai.


Simplifying endo with single NiTi files system preparation and single cone obturation with the new MTA sealer, lecture by Dr. Chris Chen 1st July 2015at MGM dental college and hospital Navi Mumbai


Aesthetic dentistry and update by Dr.Pankaj Maheshwari on the 7th Aug 2015 at MGM dental college and hospital Navi Mumbai


Aesthetic management of Anterior teeth”by Dr Sandesh Mayekar on 5th February 2016


CDE Program on Endodontics Revisited by Dr.AjitShaligram on 23rd Feb 2017 at MGM dental college and hospital Navi Mumbai

ConsEndo day Marathon on 3rdMarch 2017 at Kharghar, Navi Mumbai

ConsEndo day celebration on 5thMarch 2017 at MGM Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai.


Mastering Composites Artistry by Dr.Mohan Bhuvaneswaran on 21stjuly 2017.


CDE on Basics of Endodontics by Dr Anish Naware on 15th September 2018


CDE on Science and technique of clinical success in esthetic restoration with bonding By Dr Masashi Miyazaki on 25th October 2018


Value added Course on Basics about IOPA, RVG & CBCT by Dr Hemant Bhutani on 26/06/2019


Value added Course on Importance of CAD-CAM in Dentistry & use of Digital Scanner by Dr Mahesh Jagwani on 24/09/2019


CDE on Direct Restorative With Beautifil Composites, With An Overview To Modern Dental Materials conducted by Dr Adil Abdulla on 13th February 2020