Dr. Yashodhan Milind Bichu graduated from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, India in 2006 with Honors, as a distinguished recipient of the Vice-Chancellor’s Certificate of Merit for Academic Excellence. He earned his Master’s Degree in Orthodontics from the prestigious Government Dental College as a Gold Medalist of the Goa University and was awarded Dr. J.B. Monteiro’s Award for the Best Outgoing Postgraduate Student in 2010. He subsequently cleared the examination for Diplomate of Indian Board of Orthodontics (Part I, 2009). His pursuit for academic excellence and a strong desire to remain abreast with the latest clinical developments in this exciting field, led him to join the D.Y. Patil School of Dentistry, Mumbai in 2010 as a faculty, where he continued to guide students passionately till 2014.
Dr. Bichu was a member of the first batch of Orthodontists in India to be conferred Post Graduate Certification in CAD-CAM Aesthetic Clear Aligners in 2010. He is currently a certified provider of 3D Ortholine, ClearPath and the much sought after US based Invisalign Clear Aligner system. The same year also saw him being drawn towards the field of Lingual Orthodontics, first being trained in manual and subsequently in multiple CAD-CAM based Lingual Orthodontic appliance systems including the renowned German IncognitoTM Braces. In spite of an extensive clinical practice, Dr. Bichu has published widely, having to his credit; books and articles in national and international scientific journals including the World Journal of Orthodontics. He is currently, the Assistant Editor of the Journal of Dental Practice & Medical Sciences and has been serving as an International Reviewer for the prestigious US based Angle Orthodontist journal.
He has been a speaker at several national and international orthodontic conferences. One of his biggest lectures was at the 8th Asia Pacific Orthodontic Society Conference, where he presented a novel approach to management of dental crowding- “Mandibular single incisor extraction- a middle of the road approach”. Dr. Bichu, being an ardent advocate of continued education, recently completed advanced training in Lingual Orthodontics, Micro Implant Anchorage and Surgical Orthodontics at the Yonsei University, Korea. Dr. Bichu believes in “Practice Passion in Orthodontics” and specializes in treating children with preventive and interceptive orthodontics, and adults with invisible and self- ligation and interdisciplinary orthodontic needs.
Veneers, Lumineers, and Laminates
Crowns and Bridges
Master’s Degree in Orthodontics
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
Certificate in Advance Training in Lingual Orthodontics, Micro Implant Anchorage and Surgical Orthodontics
Certificates and Trainings