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Dr. Akshay Rathi

Dr. Akshay Rathi

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BDS, PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics





23 Years Experience Overall  (22 years as specialist)

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Dr. Akshay Rathi, Mumbai University topper and gold medalist, graduated from GDC & H, Mumbai and proceeded to do his post graduation in Orthodontics from the Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai where he also served as a full time lecturer for 6 months. He has received numerous scholarships during his meritorious academic career, including the IDA awards for proficiency in Orthodontia, Community Dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry, and also several Mumbai University Scholarships and Gold Medal in Orthodontics. He maintains an exclusive Orthodontic practice in Juhu, Mumbai and is also a visiting Orthodontist to leading private clinics. Once every month, he visits Oman as a Consultant. He has presented and published several papers. He is the Editor of the journal Gonion and also the course director of Orthotrain – a multi module course in Clinical Orthodontics for General dentists since 2005. He has also conducted an advanced hands-on course in micro-implants for Orthodontists. Recently he was awarded the Bite-in Award 2015 – ‘Dentistry Imprinted’ – for his contributions in the field of dental publications. He was awarded the ‘ Best Orthodontist In India’ By India Healthcare Awards 2016.

Juhu, Mumbai

Rathi Dental Centre


121, Juhu Jivan, Gulmohar 7th Cross Road, JVPD Scheme, Landmark: Swami Samarth Ramdas Marg, Mumbai

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Common questions & answers

Q: Which treatments are given by an orthodontist?

A: The orthodontist specialises in the following treatments: ·Straightening of crooked teeth ·Alignment of misaligned teeth ·Bad bites (difficulty in chewing due to teeth alignment) ·Correct problems during facial growth and development ·Treat dental problems in all ages children, teens and adults

Q: Can an orthodontist perform surgery on my teeth?

A: Orthodontists can carry out the removal of teeth or surgical removal of wisdom tooth. However, he does not play a direct role in surgery. He is responsible for an initial evaluation, pre-surgical orthodontics, planning of the surgery and post-surgical care along with the surgeon who actually performs the surgery.

Q: Can I go to an orthodontist if I am planning to have braces?

A: Yes, an orthodontist specializes in straightening your teeth with the help of braces. You may see an orthodontist at the age of six or seven when the permanent teeth start appearing and are crooked in nature.

Q: Can an orthodontic help with cosmetic dentistry?

A: Orthodontists can help with cosmetic dentistry. They deal with all types of treatment that align your teeth properly and straighten your teeth. This can be done for the cosmetic purpose to get a good smile. Many times orthodontists are consulted for the cosmetic appearance of teeth.

Q: Can an orthodontist perform a teeth whitening treatment?

A: Many times after the braces treatment, you need teeth whitening treatment. The orthodontic who has treated you for the teeth straightening will guide you regarding teeth whitening. Your orthodontic can help you to remove the stain over the teeth from the braces treatment.


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Dental Implant Fixing
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Complete/Partial Dentures Fixing
Scaling / Polishing
Crowns and Bridges Fixing
Self Ligating Braces


Awards and Recognitions

Mumbai University Gold Medallist - 1994
Bitein - 2015
India Health Care Award - 2016


BDS - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1994
PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics - University of Mumbai, Mumbai, 1998


Indian Orthodontic Society
Indian Dental Association
Indian Society of Oral Implantologist
Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry


1998 - 2016 Doctor at Rathi Dental Centre
2014 - 2016 Consultant at Happiness Dental Clinic,Muscat,Oman
1999 - 2016 Consultant at Ceramco Dental Clinic


A-5613 Maharashtra State Dental Council, 1995
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