Dr Ripal K Kotak graduated from Dr D Y Patil Dental College and Hospital in February 1998. Since then he has worked at over 14 different centres all over Mumbai. He started his first clinic Vital Dental Care in September 2004. After a successful stint at this clinic he decided to move to a new clinic The Dental Hub which he started in May 2013. Dr Kotak is amongst the first four dentists to adopt SAF - the Self Adjusting File system in Root Canal Therapy in Mumbai. Dr Kotak is also the first dentist in Mumbai to install the Biosafe Dental Biofilm Elimination System which is the first comprehensive system created to treat Dental Biofilm ensuring that the patient is safe. Dr Kotak has attended over 900 hours of continuing education up till now. He has done advanced certificate programmes in Periodontology. He has done his Dental Implant Training from Apsun Dental Implant Centre. He has trained specially for Dental Laminates and Veneers. Keeping abreast with the latest technologies and techniques in Dentistry is a passion; something that he fervently pursues. Apart from his dental expertise, Dr Kotak is also a prolific writer and has contributed to various newspapers and websites on a variety of topics.