D-ZOOM program initiated by ZEISS Meditec India in 2018. This is an enrichment platform for young Dentists to learn magnification from the beginning of their profession.
D-ZOOM program envision to create awareness about magnification among Indian dentistry segment. The program aims to provide microdentistry education and practice under magnification to Interns and Post Graduates of prominent dental colleges in India.
India is the largest democracy and the second most populated country in the world. Because of this, Indian healthcare industry is experiencing quick transformation owing to the increasing demand for quality healthcare. This huge market of dental industry in India has also made a remarkable impact on dental education.
Efforts of various organizations, like World Health Organization (WHO), Indian Dental Association (IDA) and Dental Council of India (DCI), to increase awareness of oral hygiene have provided major contribution in establishing todays developing dental industry. The DCI was established as a result of Dentist Act of 1948, which was intended to regulate dental practice and promote scientific advances.
After looking at the situation of Indian dentistry we are going to introduce educational program on magnification for dentist.
Maulana Azad Dental College, Delhi
Maulana Azad Institute Of Dental Sciences (MAIDS) was established in the year 2003, when it got separated from Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences and granted an independent status under the Government of NCT of Delhi. The college also declared as a ‘Centre of Excellence’ under the government of NCT of Delhi. The college offers Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery and Master degree programmen has been introduced in 2007. In 2008, IGNOU certificate courses were also started in the field of implantology and advanced endodontics. MAIDS is affiliated to Delhi University and approved by Dental Council of India.
The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing post-certificate) degrees.
D Y Patil dental college, Pune
Since its inception in 2000, Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital has maintained its quality and excellence it stands for. Recognized by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Dental Council of India and Malaysian Dental Council, the College has grown to become one of the best equipped and comprehensive academic set up in dentistry in the country. Infact, the growth of the College and Hospital lies in the 360 degree outlook, which covers all four areas of deliverables-Education, Technological advances, Research and patient care.
D Y Patil dental college, Navi Mumbai
The core aspiration that makes D. Y. Patil University School of Dentistry different from other dental schools is our commitment to strike a balance among technical excellence in dental education, scientific judgment in assessing the dental literature, and emotional intelligence – that indefinable something more that people expect in a doctor, such as being ethical, sympathetic, and caring in their relationships, as well as comfortable with themselves and others in their environment.
Saveetha Dental College, Chennai
Saveetha Dental College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, is one of the finest institutions in the world with a unique curriculum that is a spectacular fusion of the best practices of the east and west. It is our everlasting passion that has helped us train our students with unsurpassed skills in Clinical, Academic and Research domains. We believe that our ultimate success would be to see our students become strong confident successful professionals. We focus on making the learning environments conducive for students to achieve their goals in life.
The Oxford Dental College and Hospital
The Oxford Dental College and Hospital enjoys the rare distinction of being one of the most sought after and best equipped dental colleges in India and Asia. It is housed in a spacious 8-storey integrated complex with a floor space of 2,85,000 sq. ft., which incorporates complete facilities for pre-clinical and clinical training. The college is recognized by the Govt. of Karnataka and the Dental Council of India. The college is affiliated to The Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.
Dr. PD Joshi is an eminent Endodontist practicing since 1983 .Associated with Lilavati Hospital since 2001 Dr. Joshi head the Dept of Dentistry. He specializes in performing complex Root canal treatments and repeat Root canal treatments as well as Endodontic Microsurgery under Microscope. He has conducted maximum number of training sessions in India for training private practitioners in Dentistry, students and post graduate faculties etc. in field of Root Canal specialty.
Dr Vivek Hegde completed his BDS and MDS in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics from Manipal University. He has also completed his Diploma and Masters in Laser dentistry from University of Vienna Austria, is one of the founder members and is currently the President of SOLA (Society of Laser Applications) India. He is also a faculty in the Master’s program in Dental Lasers, University of Vienna Austria.
Dr. Vinod Graduated from Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere in year 1999, Completed Masters in the Specialty of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics from Government Dental College, Bangalore in the year 2002. He is one of the pioneers to introduce rotary NiTi rotary instrumentation, Thermoplastic gutta-percha techniques & Micro-dentistry in India.
Dr. Prashant Bhasin is a postgraduate from the Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics of Rajiv Gandhi University (Dharwad) Karnataka, 2007. He is successfully practicing single sitting Endodontics, and esthetic dentistry. He is Professor, HOD in the department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics in a reputed dental college in NCR. He is faculty at ELITE academy Dubai for PROFESSIONAL DIPLOMA IN ENDODONTICS.
Dr. Narasimhan Bharadwaj completed his BDS from the prestigious Govt. Dental College, Chennai and completed his Masters in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics from Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai. A passionate & prolific clinician, Prof. Dr. Narasimhan Bharadwaj is the Founder – Director of Access® Dental Institute – Root Canal Center (Est 2001), a specialty Dental Clinic cum Advanced & Microscope Enhanced Root Canal Training center, Kilpauk, Chennai.
Dr. Hetal Buch passed out in 2002 from Bhartividyapeeth Dental college and Hospital Pune. Worked at Manipal college of Dental sciences from 2002-2006. Started private practice Exclusive Endodontics in 2007 at Rajkot Gujarat. In the year 2012 cert Microscopic Endodontist from Dr. Walner Germany. She is an active member of Roots international Endodontic Forum Exclusive Microscopic Endodontic practice since 2013.
Dr. Nitish Kamboj completed his BDS from Subharti dental college and later perused Masters in LASER dentistry from SOLA- International Laser academy, Vienna, Austria in 2013 and international fellowship program on LASER therapy from THOR, USA. He is the founder –director of LUXMI dental laser and Implant clinic, an exclusive laser wellness and training academy, awarded as the best Laser and implant center of Uttarakhand.
Dr. Rashmi Hegde completed her BDS from Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College, Pune University and MDS in Periodontics & Oral Implantology from M A Rangoonwala Dental College, Pune affiliated to MUHS, Nashik, & currently working as Associate Professor in Periodontics in the same institute. She believes learning is a continuing process and regular update is the basis for successful academics & clinical practice.
Completed her BDS from K.L.E institute of Dental science Belgaum, and completed her MDS in Dept. of Periodontics & Oral Implantology from C.O.D.S, Davangere, and Karnataka in 2007. She has completed her basic and advanced implant training from DENTSPLY, Germany in 2009. Currently she is working as an Associate Professor at Santosh Dental College, Ghaziabad and is also running a successful dental practice in Delhi She believes learning is a continuous process and so currently she is pursuing her Diploma in Implantology from Aix Marseille University.
Best student will be rewarded by ZEISS India at the end of program. And the criteria will be decided by college and ZEISS.
Criteria – No. of treatment done under magnification, Documentation of cases, Presentation and Test.
Clinical cases (Pre and Post) done under ZEISS magnification tools
Submitting the Project at the end of year
Test (at the end of year)
It will be certification program and certificate will be given by college along with ZEISS on the successfully completion of annual program.