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Creating and Giving the Best Smiles to Everyone

The Department of Dentistry was established in 1926.It is the oldest amongst all Dental departments of the municipal corporation hospitals.From a single manually operated chair ,it has now progressed to 5 Electronically operated Dental Chair and Units.Along with the routine OPD and Dental extractions various other procedures like Major and Minor Oral surgeries, single sitting root) canal treatments, crowns and bridges (along with Metal free Ceramics), Aesthetic fillings, Complete /Partial Dentures, Implants and Implant Prosthesis are also done in the department.

The department is actively involved in treating medically compromised patients both Adult and Pediatric under General anesthesia. The department Has Recently started Full Mouth Rehabilitation for Children under GA. Special Mention to be made about provision of Dental care to patients with Hemophilia and other Bleeding Disorders., with a Standardised Protocol.

The department always tries updating its technology base to deliver the best and advanced treatment. The department conducted its second CDE program ‘Dentistry & Beyond’ as partot the 90th year Celebration Programme of KEM Hospital.

Dr.Nanda Pai
Designation –Professor and HOD
Qualification- M.D.S (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Teaching Experience- 30 yrs

Dr.Prasad Bhange
Designation – Associate Professor
Qualification- M.D.S (Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Teaching Experience- 16 years

Dr.Bhagyashree Deshmukh
Designation – Assisstant Professor
Qualification- M.D.S (Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry)
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Teaching Experience- 2.5 yrs

Dr.Swati Shenoy
Designation – Assisstant Professor
Qualification- M.D.S (Conservative Dentistry and  Endodontics)
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Teaching Experience- 2.5 yrs


  • Approximately 60-70 patients are examined everyday on Opd basis.
  • Patients from other departments are referred as well.
  • OPD Timings- Monday-Friday-8.30 am -3 pm, Saturday -8.30am -12.30pm.


  • Routine extractions are done under local anesthesia everyday with appointments.
  • Surgical extractions, extractions of medically compromised patients and minor surgeries are also routinely done by appointments after all routine investigations.
  • Management of trauma cases and dento-alveolar fractures under local anesthesia.
  • Patients needing Universal Precautions are taken up on Saturdays after routine work.

  • Trauma
  • Cysts and tumors
  • TMJ Management
  • Medically compromised cases
  • Full mouth Rehabilitation of Pediatric patients.

Are taken up under General Anesthesia in the OT.
By appointments only.

  • Root canal therapy.
  • Single sitting root canal treatment and other Endodontic procedures.
  • Restorations with silver amalgam fillings ,Glass Ionomer fillings.
  • Aesthetic dentistry:Composite light cure fillings.
  • Post root canal crowns and bridges along with Metal free Ceramics.


  • The senior faculty attend calls from Telemedicine.
  • The Registrars and House Officers attend to dental calls from the ward regularly.

Reaches to the need of students from Municipal School clinic by creating awareness of oral health and maintaining oral hygiene.
Everyday OPD is done in the afternoon for children from Municipal Schools visiting KEM.
Counselling parents with their children as regards maintenance of oral health.
Demonstration of Brushing Techniques.
Create awareness in patients about side effects of tobacco, gutka and paan.
Held a camp for check-up & treatment of kids of construction sites workers.
Held a dental camp at Malwan along with other Departments like Ophthalmology and ENT.
Held a dental examination camp at a Municipal School in Malwani.
Special Attention is given to Oral Hygiene maintainence in Children with hemophilia and other Bleeding Disorders.

  • A Dental examination camp was held for the Leprosy patients at Ackworth  Municipal Leprosy Hospital at Wadala.
  • A Dental Examination Camp was Held for Chidren of HIV infected parents at MDACS Wadala.


  • Oral prohylaxis.
  • Gingivoplasty and Gingivectomy.
  • Curretage and Minor flap surgeries.

  • Rotation Program for Interns from Nair Hospital Dental College – bimonthly.
  • Clinics held in the department for 3rd year MBBS, 2nd Sem.

Dental Management of Haemophilia patients.
Oral Care for Paediatric patients undergoing prophylactic factor therapy.
Awareness of Dental Implants as a treatment option based on multiple patient perceived factors in the city of Mumbai.
Dental awareness in pregnant patients.
Oral Health Assessment in Geriatric patients.

  • Anaesthesia
  • Haematology
  • Radiology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Microbiology
  • Pathology
  • GI Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Neurology / Neurosurgery
  • Medicine
  • PSM
  • Nephrology
  • Physiotherapy
  • GI Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • ENT
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Dermatology

Dr Nanda Pai

Dental management of Factor 13 Deficiency Patients:A case Series

Psuedotumour of Hemophilia in jawbones:A systematic review and report of two cases managed conservatively.

Prevalence and risk factors of dental caries among school children from a low socio economic locality in Mumbai, India.

Pai N, Shemna S.S , Dubey PN,Poddar P. Infected dentigerous cyst in the maxilla :Report of two cases . Indian I Dent Sci 2020 ;12:244-247.
Large Pyogenic Granuloma of maxilla inelderly Females : Report of Two cases.IOSR-JDMS Jul 2016,15,29-31.
Oral Health n a Cohort of Leprosy Affected Persons (LAP): An Observationl Study.

Dr.Prasad Bhange

Rare case of Osteochondroma of the mandibular condyle. Literature review and report of a case.

2.Awareness of dental implant treatment in an Indian metropolitan population.

Dr Bhagyashree Deshmukh

  1. Aesthetic outcome and Follow up of Strip Crowns Restoration for a child with Primary Dentition – A case report.
  2. Tamponade effect of resorbable biological barrier in quality of obturation in primary molar.

Dr Swati Shenoy

  1. Comparison of apical micro leakage in root canals containing separated rotary instruments using MTA and Biodentine barrier.
  2. A mystic mandibular premolar: A case report
  3. Comparative evaluation of antibacterial efficacy of hybrid tooth coloured restorative materials against Streptococcus Mutans: An in vitro analysis.

Dr Nanda Pai .

Title – Study comparing the use of fibrin sealant and traditional methods to achieve hemostasis after dental surgical procedure in patients with hemophilia in a tertiary care hospital in Mumbai,India.

Dr Bhagyashree Deshmukh, Dr Swati Shenoy, Dr Nanda Pai

Title – Oral hygiene status in children with hemophilia with or without prophylaxis treatment

Dr Prasad Bhange , Dr Swati Shenoy

Title- A randomized,double blind,multicentre,placebo controlled,parallel study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of traxemic acid mouthwash of Morningside Healthcare LTD (U.K) to produce bleeding in subjects undergoing tooth extraction who are on drugs affecting hemostasis.

Dental check ups are held for children from Municipal schools across Mumbai.

Malvani school camp and dental examination of kids of construction site workers.

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