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Dr Katyal

Dr Vandana Katyal
BDS (Syd), MScMed (Syd), DClinDent Ortho (Adel), MBA, MRACDS, MOrth RCSEd
Cert IV inTraining and Assessment (2021)

Dr Vandana Katyal is an Australian certified and registered Specialist Orthodontist since 2013. She is highly experienced in delivering the latest, most efficient and most comfortable invisible orthodontic treatments.

Dr Katyal earned her Bachelors of Dental Surgery in 2001 and her Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) at The University of Sydney in 2010. In 2013 Dr Katyal completed 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.

In 2019 she completed a Master of Business Administration and the world’s most innovative Design Thinking bootcamp from Stanford University.

Dr Katyal’s research interests are in the field of paediatric sleep-disordered breathing, snoring and oral appliances. Her research has been published in both Australian, European and American orthodontic journals. She is the recipient of two prestigious Sam Bulkley AB Orthodontics Travelling Fellowships in 2013 and 2014. Awarded by the Australian Society of Orthodontics Foundation for Research and Education towards her research interests. Dr Katyal shares this honour along with only the most distinguished Australian leaders in the field of Orthodontics.

Dr Katyal is also an avid lecturer at national and international orthodontics conferences. Recently, her research has been featured on Channel 9 national news, ABC radio, 4BC radio, The Daily Telegraph, The Sun Herald as well as the Bite dental magazine. She is very passionate about delivering the best treatments and results for her clients using the latest evidence-based techniques. Dr Katyal thoroughly enjoys maintaining her practice, Clean Clear and Correct Smiles, in Mosman as a fun and comfortable environment for her patients.

Watch Dr Katyal’s welcome video for her practice CCC Smiles.

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


Artificial Intelligence Driven Remote Monitoring of orthodontic patients: Clinical applicability and rationale

Sem Orthod,Volume 27, Issue 2, June 2021, Pages 138-156

Clinical Handbook of Digital Orthodontics by Dr Vandana Katyal.

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


Author of book “Love is all you need and a good Orthodontist”

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
April 2015

Mini-implant-borne Pendulum B appliance for maxillary molar distalisation: design and clinical procedure

Aust Orthod J 2014; 30:230-239
October 2014

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
doi: 10.1179/1465313314Y.0000000107

Thesis: Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing and orthodontics

The University of Adelaide
December 2013

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
December 2013

Paediatric sleep-disordered breathing due to upper airway obstruction in the orthodontic setting: a review

Aust Orthod J 2013;29:184-192.
November 2013

Craniofacial and upper airway morphology in pediatric sleep-disordered breathing: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
2013;143:20-30 e23
January 2013

The efficacy and safety of articaine versus lignocaine in dental treatments: a meta-analysis.

J Dent 2010;38:307-317

Honours & Awards

Australian Orthodontic Board Certified 2014-16

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

What People Are Saying

  • I started this course unsure of how much I would benefit. The in-person lectures were fantastic (although the course is now 100% online) where I made good friends and learned a lot. The online resources are extensive and second to none, accessible at your convenience. The webinars were great – usually with the right mix of teaching, cases demonstrated and the attendees’ cases being discussed. I was also invited to deliver a webinar on intra-oral scanners, 3D printers and in house aligner manufacturing (from a dentist’s point of view) – which I enjoyed.
    Most of all the course gave significantly more confidence what can be done with aligners, how plan the setup efficiently with the end in mind and how to make the processes to get there smoother. As a result, a MUCH larger chunk of my work is now aligner based. My conversion rate for aligner treatments has definitely increased along with my confidence. The course has easily paid for itself. Full disclosure: I was invited to deliver a webinar on intra-oral scanners, 3D printers and in house aligner manufacture to my BOSS batch mates, which I also thoroughly enjoyed doing. I declined any remuneration for this, although it was offered.
    Dr Shammi Moopen, Dentist, VIC
  • Having always steered away from clear aligners and only stuck with fixed braces, I’ve finally decided to give aligners a go this year. BOSS is extremely practical, informative and backed up by heaps of research. Dr. V is a great mentor, she’s always helpful and truthful. The team at BOSS and CCC smiles are just amazing, always there to help you whenever you need, even if it was a question that’s been repetitively asked many many times. I would highly recommend BOSS to anyone who wishes to start their journey in digital orthodontics. With Dr. V and her team behind me, my confidence level is soooo much higher and I feel like I am delivering my treatment to a higher standard and overall making me a better clinician. Thank you Dr. V!!

    Dr Claire Chiu, Dentist QLD
  • I joined BOSS in 2018 for the full year, and the wealth of knowledge that Vandana shares is immeasurable! This course is perfect for absolute beginners and also those with more experience, and Vandana caters it perfectly for the whole group. All her information is evidence based and very relatable for general dentists, giving you information that those “generic” 1-3 day clear aligner courses cannot give you. BOSS is a very comprehensive course. I highly recommend it, I plan to join BOSS again!

    Dr Michelle Sujenie, Dentist VIC
  • Since I have joined the postgraduate diploma in orthodontics I have noticed all the applied practical learning/knowledge on my patients and I am only half way through the year. Dr Vandana is a genuine educator. She goes way beyond to simplify every lecture and I really like her evidence based information and that is available for us 24/7. Her webinars helped a lot for busy dentists and loved the feedback we get in the one on one sessions with our cases. It make us think every step of the way. But the best thing I like is to see she is giving back to the community and her association with Smile Train in helping children with cleft palate is just beyond words. Thank you so much for being nice and approachable.

    Dr Claudia Braybon, Dentist
  • I just attended the 2018 Boss Course 1 in Melbourne. It was a comprehensive introduction into orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning. I have walked away feeling confident in my knowledge and abilities. I recommend this course to beginners and those with more experience. The group was small and the course felt tailored to our individual levels of experience. Dr Katyal was so kind and approachable and generously shared her knowledge. The course was heavily scientifically based and Dr Katyal frequently referred to the literature and gave recommended pre-readings to enhance our knowledge and make the most of the session.

    Dr Rachael McDonald, Dentist, Melbourne
  • Dr Katyal shares so much of her own protocol and is extremely generous not only with her time but with the well thought out information she provides along with the course such as inventory lists, marketing material and case presentation templates. She tailors her advice to your own experience and helps with appropriate case selection, points out possible pitfalls and helps you understand how to overcome them. The course is also up-to-date using the latest technologies in orthodontics and is heavily evidence-based.

    I would recommend it to anyone wanting to start doing some orthodontic treatment or looking for a more comprehensive course to assist in some ortho they are already doing.

    Dr Becky Dudman, Melbourne

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