Media and Awareness

Dr. Pratibha Shares Expertise in Special Needs Dentistry at Pune Dental Show 2024

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit was invited to deliver a keynote lecture on “Exploring possibilities in dental treatment planning for individuals with special healthcare needs” at the Pune Dental Show 2024. The two-day event, held at the Tip Top Hotel in Wakad on March 30th and 31st, 2024, was attended by over 3000 dentists from across India.

In her elaborate talk on the topic, Dr. Pratibha spoke about various aspects of treatment planning, medical considerations, anesthesia constraints, and interdisciplinary care. She also presented many relevant cases during her presentation.

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit was invited for a panel discussion on ‘Dental issues in office practice’ at the Indian Academy of Pediatrics Pune Pedimeet 2023.’

Dr Pratibha Kukreja Pandit, Pediatric and Preventive Dentist was invited for a panel discussion on ‘Dental issues in office practice’ at Indian Academy of Pediatrics Pune Pedimeet 2023. Dr Pratibha Kukreja Pandit discussed routinely encountered dental issues in Pediatric Practice along with Dr Sanjay Jain and Dr Rajganesh Gautam.

The one-day conference was held on 6th August 2023 at Sheraton Grand, Pune and was attended by almost 150 enthusiastic Pediatricians from Pune.

Dr. Shrirang Pandit Delivers an Oration at AESURG 2023

AESURG 2023, an annual conference held by the Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (IAAPS) and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), was hosted by the Pune team at the sylvan surroundings of Aamby Valley from 1st to 5th March 2023. Dr. Shrirang Pandit was the Chief Patron and Dr. Davalbhakta was the chairman and organizer of this mega event. Shrirang Pandit was honored to deliver an oration in memory of the late Dr. U.S. Nayak, who was known as the “Gentleman of Plastic Surgery.” His topic “My Tryst with Aesthetic Surgery“ was appreciated by all.

The conference had 364 delegates and eighteen foreign faculty. The meeting was a resounding success.

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit Is Now A Nationally Certified Dental Specialist for Children with Special Needs

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit recently completed a national-level certificate course on the dental treatment of children with special health care needs. In this course conducted by ISPPD (Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive dentistry), Dr. Pratibha Kukreja was the only participant from Pune. As dental treatment of children with special health care needs is a niche area not practiced by many, she strongly believes that this course will help her find better treatment options for children with special needs in and around Pune and Maharashtra.

Dr Pratibha
Dr. Pratibha with organisers

Dr. Vikram Pandit Delivers Guest Lecture at Pune Dental Show

Dr Vikram Pandit, oral and maxillofacial surgeon was invited as guest speaker at Pune Dental show held in Pune in May 28-29 , 2022
Organised by Indian Dental association, the show sought huge attendance from dentists all over India.
Dr Vikram Pandit delivered a guest lecture on the topic ‘maxillomandibular advancement procedure for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea’.

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit Participates In Dental Screening Camp In Pune

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit of the Pandit Clinic was part of a dental screening camp held on September 21st, 2022, at Bal Shikshan Mandir English Medium School on Bhandarkar road, Pune. Around 70 students between 3-6 years of age were examined for dental hygiene and treatment needs. The children were given good oral hygiene instructions, as well as toothpaste.

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit Takes Part In Largest Health Screening Event For Special Children

Dr Pratibha Kukreja was a part of India’s largest screening camp for special children. In the capacity of Assistant clinical director (ACD), along with other doctors all over India. More than one lakh individuals were screened pan india for eye, dental and general check up. Organised by Special Olympics Bharat, enters THE GUINESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORD💯 for biggest health screening event for individuals with special needs in a single day.

Felicitated by Indian Dental Association IDA Pune

Dr. Pratibha Kukreja Pandit was felicitated by Indian Dental Association IDA Pune for contribution in the community dental health activities in the last two years in Pune city.

Dr. Vikram Pandit was felicitated for his contribution as #coronawarrior by extending his service to community in the testing #covid times.

57th Maharashtra State Dental Conference

Dr. Vikram Pandit was invited speaker for 57th Maharashtra State Dental Conference at Pune November 2018. He presented a talk on Dentist’s role in diagnosis and treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, various treatment modalities and surgical therapy for OSA.

Operative Techniques in Pediatric Plastic
and Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Vikram Pandit along with his fellowship mentor prof Philip KT Chen (Taiwan) had the opportunity to write a textbook chapter. They have written a chapter on “Tessier 3 and 4 Clefts (nasal-cheek region)” under Atypical clefts- soft tissue component. In “Operative Techniques in pediatric Plastic and reconstructive surgery” Arun k Gosain, Kevin C Chung, Wolter Kluwer.


Dr. Vikram Pandit was invited speaker for “ISSACON 2019” 7th annual conference of Indian Association of Surgeons for Sleep Apnea, 29-31st march 2019 at PGIMER, Chandigarh. He presented on role of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He explained about the advantages and surgical treatment using skeletal framework surgery of Maxillo mandibular advancement. The conference was attended by many sleep surgeons from all over India.

World Sleep Congress

Participated in symposium at “World Sleep Congress” oct 7-1, 2017 at Prague, Czech republic.
Dr. Vikram Pandit presented a talk on “Myo-functional management in modified Maxillomandibular rotational advancement surgery for correction of Obstructive sleep apnea”, along with the speakers  from Taiwan, Japan, Hong kong .

Third National Conference
on Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Dr Vikram Pandit was invited speaker for the “Third National Conference on Obstructive sleep apnea and snoring” at Varna, Bulgaria 4-6th oct 2018.

He spoke about the role of skeletal surgery in management of Obstructive sleep apnea and variations of surgical technique to achieve better outcomes. He explained the surgical technique of Maxilla-Mandibular advancement.

Smile Train

Pandit Clinic has always taken Social Responsibility very seriously. We believe in giving back to the community in whatever little ways we can. Dr Shrirang Pandit our Chief Plastic Surgeon has been working with a global non-profit organization called Smile Train through the Poona Hospital and Research Centre for the past 17 years now.

Smile Train’s mission is to help every child with Cleft Lip and Palate to get medical and surgical treatments free of cost. Dr Shrirang Pandit’s rich experience in the field of Cleft Lip and Palate Surgeries make him the perfect person to lead the team at Poona Hospital. Dr Vikram Pandit, our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon ably supports him on this philanthropic mission!

In the past 17 years, Dr Shrirang Pandit has examined more than 20,000 patients and performed more than 7000 surgeries completely free of cost for all of these underprivileged children.

This year on the 30th of January when the Smile Train conducted an informal event and rally to create awareness about Cleft Lip surgery, Dr Shrirang Pandit was honoured for his contribution to the project. The event was covered in newspapers such as Sakal and Pudhari. Dr Shrirang Pandit was also interviewed by Vividh Bharti, Pune.

To learn more about this project visit our blog here.

The entire team of Pandit Clinic is proud to be associated with this wonderful project. 

Improving Oral Health of Visually Impaired

Dr Pratibha Kukreja Pandit (MDS Paediatric and Preventive Dentist) who is passionate about providing the best dental care to Children with special health care needs was recently in the news. Along with Dr Bhakti Datar, Dr Pratibha Kukreja Pandit was featured in the Hindustan Times’ “HT Metro” section on the occasion of Braille day on 4th January.

Dr Pratibha and Dr Bhakti visited 5 schools (for the visually impaired) in Kothrud, Bhosari, Alandi, Koregaon Park and Yerwada to create awareness about Oral Health Care. They gave the children tips on how to take care of their teeth, the importance of brushing twice a day and eating healthy food in an informational take-home handout printed in Braille.

The teachers and parents at all the 5 schools were thankful and happy for the efforts taken by Dr Pratibha Kukreja Pandit and Dr Bhakti Datar.

The team of Pandit Clinic is extremely proud of Dr Pratibha Kukreja Pandit and this endeavour she has undertaken for Special Needs Children!

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