Dr Mayekar is an innovator. He has made many developments in dentistry,
which many dentists across the country try to emulate. In the year
2008, he did his M.S. from Tufts University, Boston, USA in
Temporomandibular Disorder and Orofacial Pain, making him the first
Indian dentist to do so. He finished his post-graduation MDS from
Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai in 1980.
Dr Mayekar is aptly called the Father of Aesthetic and Cosmetic
Dentistry in India because he introduced the specialty in this country.
He maintains a multi-disciplinary private practice with special
attention to TMD and Orofacial Pain, Implantology and Aesthetics in
Dentistry in Mumbai, India. With all these achievements he has the
distinction of being named the "Father of Modern Dentistry in India".
Dr Mayekar has authored a book "More than a Mouthful", published by
Harper Collins, that became a National Bestseller in no time. The book
has attained popularity for its easygoing, succinct style of writing and
readability amongst the masses and dental professionals. It has now
been translated in two regional languages. He contributed to the
"Dental Wise" column of Femina Magazine for more than a decade and
several other National and International publications. He has also
published several articles in International books and periodicals.
Dr Mayekar has an unquenchable desire to learn, and a passion to teach.
He devotes his untiring energy and valuable time to update and educate
the dental professionals in the country and abroad. He was the first
dental surgeon in India to train dentists in Practice Management and
Marketing Dentistry including the all important "Soft Skills in Dental
Practice" way back in 1997. Dr Mayekar was also the first to start CDE
Programs in Dentistry in 1992 in co-operation with the Taj Continuing
Education Programmes. He also has his own continuing education
institute called ENCODE, through which he mentors Young Dentists to not
only hone their professional skills but also on setting up a dental
practice, management, and marketing dentistry.
Dr Mayekar is the most sought after speaker and educator on Dentistry in
India and abroad. He has been an invited speaker at major conferences
and scientific sessions all over the world. He is a faculty and advisor
to various Institutions/Universities in India and abroad.
His extensive knowledge and expertise in dentistry and exemplary
leadership qualities and business acumen have qualified him to present
as a KOL for many multinational companies. He is a professional
consultant for New Products and Marketing for M/s Colgate India since
2011. He previously consulted to Johnson and Johnson for their dental
Dr Mayekar is known for his Signature Smiles. He has been associated
with the Femina Miss India pageants for more than two decades. His
million dollar designer smiles have won him several laurels and India,
many crowns at the Miss World and Miss Universe pageants over the past
several years. It is a significant achievement for a man of varied
Dr Mayekar is a Fellow and Member of dental academies, worldwide. He
has been a member of the Senate of the University of Bombay. He has
been on the Executive Committee of the Dental Council of India, the
governing body for dental education and practice in India, representing
the State of Maharashtra. He is the immediate Past Chairman of the
Academic Committee, DCI for formulating rules and regulations for CDE,
Fellowship and PhD programs. He is a researcher and product evaluator
for Clinical Research Associates, USA and serves on the Editorial Board
of Reality, USA.