Dr P D Joshi


Dr. P. D. Joshi

MDS (Conservative Dentistry)

He has graduated from Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai: BDS in 1980

MDS (Conservative Dentistry) in 1983.

He is an eminent Consultant Endodontist practicing in Mumbai since 1980.

His Clinic has most modern Equipments in Endodontics including Surgical Operating Microscope and runs his private practice mainly focusing on Endodontics and Implants.

He offers his services as Head of Dept of Dentistry and Hon. Consultant Endodontist at Lilavati Hospital & Medical Research Centre. (A premiere Medical and Surgical Hospital in Mumbai, India)

He is on the panel of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre as Consultant Endodontist

He is a Consultant Lecturer at Zeiss - MUHS Microdentistry dept at Government Dental Collage, Mumbai.

He has taught as faculty at many training Centers in India like Smile Care , Encode, Smile India,Eduhub.

He runs his OWN Center CARE in MicroDentistry Pvt.Ltd.

He has taken special training in Microscopic Endodontics in USA at University of Pennsylvania

He has taken training in Implant Dentistry at Germany & Holland

He conducts Workshops on Endodontics for practicing Dental Surgeons, under the aegis of various Dental Associations all over the country & at his own Endodontic Centre in Mumbai.

He has given numerous workshops on Microdentistry esp for FODI and is the first one to give live Demo on patient on Molar Endo and Rotary instrumentation and Retrieval of Broken instrument, Endodontic Microsugery, Perforation sealing etc. at various conferences.

He has taught at the University of Kebangsaan at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He has also conducted courses at Hong Kong University

He is an International Speaker & lectures at Various Dental Conferences all over India & Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal , Malaysia and Dentsply Endodontic Forums  at China, Singapore and Thailand and Malaysia.

He has published an original research article on “Interim Restoration Of Endodontically Treated Young Permanent First Molar” in the Journal Of Conservative Dentistry

He has contributed regularly to Several Journals in Dentistry including the International Journal of Contemporary Endodontics, Famdent .Dental Practice, Dental Tribune International


He is a Zeiss Certified Trainer , Dentsply Sirona Certified trainer and De trey certified Trainer.

He has conducted maximum number of training sessions in India for training Private Practitioners in Dentistry, Students , and Post graduate faculties, in field of Root Canal specialty


He is on the Advisory Board of Famdent , and also served on Quintessence International journal

Contact Dr. P. D. Joshi at: drpdjoshi01@gmail.com



Add:    304/5/6 Centre Square

Above Kundan Jewellers, Near Fidai AcademySV Road, Andheri West, Mumbai 400058

Seminar Topic

Since the beginning of endodontics, there have been numerous concepts, strategies, and techniques for preparing canals. Over the decades, a staggering array of files has been produced for negotiating and shaping canals. Practitioners don’t use many of these files because of lengthy sequences or lot of time is taken. However World over, Most Dentists are switching over to rotary instrumentation for shaping the root canal.

It is fast, easy, reproducible, and consistent in high quality output.

However many lacunae exist in the way the instruments are used, resulting into complications like separation of instruments, transportation etc.

The Program is designed to have detailed understanding of Rotary instruments and highlighting some of the complications that take place during the procedure and Tips and Tricks to avoid them


The presentation will cover following topics

  • Problems faced during step back and crown down technique
  • How to minimize the sequence of and number of instruments
  • Discussion of evolution of rotary instruments
  • Design concepts of Protaper  Gold, Next and Wave one Gold instruments
  • Tips on how to use Rotary instruments in a best way
  • Reduction of time during instrumentation
  • Reducing Cyclic Fatigue
  • Reducing stress fracture due to Torsion
  • Importance of



Access preparation

Straight Lining

Working length determination

Glide path management

Irrigation and Discussion on Activation of Sodium Hypochlorite

Discussion of Techniques of Protaper Gold and Next and Waveone Gold

Obturation Techniques