Dr Vandana Katyal
Cert IV inTraining and Assessment (2021)
Dr. Katyal is an Australian certified and registered Orthodontist Specialist. She draws upon vast experiences across the most up-to-date science in the provision of designing customised orthodontic treatment plans. With the utilisation of new technologies, she believes that she can give her patients a healthy smile – efficiently, predictably, aesthetically, safely and comfortably. This is not just because of her skills in using advanced innovations and modern orthodontics, but also because of her artistic perception of aesthetics, symmetry, anatomy and in-depth commitment to excellence for her patients.
Dr. Katyal received her Bachelors of Dental Surgery and her Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) at The University of Sydney. In 2013 Dr. Katyal earned her Doctor of Clinical Dentistry in Orthodontics from The University of Adelaide and Membership in Orthodontics, from the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. Dr. Katyal spends countless hours attending continuing orthodontic courses to make sure that she always offers the top treatment available.
In 2019 she completed a Master of Business Administration, following which she attended Stanford University’s and the world’s most innovative Design Thinking bootcamp. In 2021 she also completed her Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, making her a qualified accredited trainer and assessor in Australia.
Dr. Katyal’s passion lies in modern and technology-driven customised orthodontics. Her research has been published in top ranking journals in areas such as clear aligner treatments, remote AI-driven orthodontic monitoring, paediatric sleep-disordered breathing, snoring and oral appliances. Her research has been published in Australian, European and American orthodontic journals. Her research on paediatric sleep-disordered breathing was featured on Channel 9 national news, ABC radio, 4BC radio, The Daily Telegraph, The Sun Herald, and Bite Dental magazine in 2013. She was awarded the renowned Sam Bulkley AB Orthodontics Travelling Fellowships in 2013 and 2014. Presented by the Australian Society of Orthodontics Foundation for Research and Education towards her research interests, Dr Katyal shares this honour along with the most distinguished Australian leaders in the field of Orthodontics.
Dr. Katyal’s is very enthusiastic about the idea of practising modern innovative and patient-centric orthodontics from first hand experience, which made her write a remarkable book providing readers with insights into her own inclusive clinical experiences. She also provides orthodontic courses that’ll help you gain in-depth clinical and instructive knowledge of orthodontics. She is an avid lecturer at several national and international orthodontics conferences.
Dr. Katyal currently maintains her practice and virtual orthodontic consultancy for patients at Clean Clear and Correct Smiles (CCC Smiles), ensuring an innovative, engaging and informative service for her orthodontic patients. She has transitioned from a clinical orthodontist to the world’s first virtual orthodontist and consultant. This service from CCC Smiles allows her to partner with local dentists or orthodontists and deliver outstanding care with clear aligner treatments for patients who would like Dr Katyal’s expertise for their clear aligner orthodontic treatments.
Learn more about Dr. Katyal on the blog, including her welcome video for her CCC Smiles practice.
Dr Vandana Katyal explains why clear aligners education is important.
Founder and Course Director, Best Orthodontic Seminars and Sessions.
Dr Vandana Katyal
Founder, Best Orthodontic Seminars and Sessions
Virtual-First: A virtual workflow for new patient consultation, engagement and education in orthodontics
Sem Orthod, 29 (2023) 109-115
Artificial Intelligence Driven Remote Monitoring of orthodontic patients: Clinical applicability and rationale
Sem Orthod,Volume 27, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 138-156
E-book ed. 1, 2021. Online copy provided complimentary with every graduate diploma enrolment.
Outcomes of clear aligner treatment with and without Dental Monitoring: A retrospective cohort study
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2021 Apr;159(4):453-459
Published in 2017
Free to download from here
The Efficacy of Hybrid Hyrax-Mentoplate combination in Early Class III treatment: A novel approach and pilot study
Aust Orthod J – accepted for publication in 2016
Mini-implant-anchored Mesialslider for simultaneous mesialisation and intrusion of upper molars in an anterior open bite case: a three-year follow-up
Aust Orthod J 2015; 31:87-97
Mini-implant-borne Pendulum B appliance for maxillary molar distalisation: design and clinical procedure
Aust Orthod J 2014; 30:230-239
The Hybrid Hyrax Distalizer, a new all-in-one appliance for rapid palatal expansion, early class III treatment and upper molar distalization
J Orthod. 2014 Sep;41 Suppl 1:S47-53
The University of Adelaide
Craniofacial and upper airway morphology in paediatric sleep-disordered breathing and changes in quality of life with rapid maxillary expansion
American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 2013;144:860-871
Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing due to upper airway obstruction in the orthodontic setting: a review
Aust Orthod J 2013;29:184-192.
Craniofacial and upper airway morphology in pediatric sleep-disordered breathing: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
J Dent 2010;38:307-317
Honours & Awards
Australian Orthodontic Board
Australian Orthodontic Board Clinical Case First Prize
Australian Orthodontics Board
ASO (SA) Raj Prasad Clinical Case Award
Australian Society of Orthodontists South Australia
Sam Bulkley AB Orthodontics Travelling Fellowship
ASO and AB Orthodontics
Best Postgraduate Presentation
Australian Postgraduate Award/Scholarship
University of Adelaide
Dr Katyal in the Media
Australasian Dentist – Clear aligners: improving predictability from good to great!