Founder & Team

Headquartered in Bangalore, India, Confident designs, manufactures, and markets high-tech Dental equipment & Medical equipment suitable for private clinics, medical hospitals & educational institutions. Confident is the largest privately held company in the dental equipment industry and the third largest company in the field.

About Our Founder

  • Confident Dental Equipments Ltd. is the brainchild of a postgraduate dental surgeon, Dr. B. Subhaschandra Shetty, M.D.S.
  • Dr. Shetty started this organization in the year 1978 with a vision to provide quality dental equipment to the Indian dental surgeons. In the initial years, he toiled hard with the primitive manufacturing technology that was available in that period.
  • He was the first Indian manufacturer who introduced ‘Sit Down’ dentistry for Indian dentists. In about 10 years, he made a mark in the field of manufacture of dental equipment. During this time in the year1988, the Confident Dental Equipment, a partnership concern became a Private Limited Company.
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Mr. M. Rakshith Shetty, BE (Med .Elect)


He was working with Confident from 2005 -2010. He has played a crucial role in transforming Confident from a product-level solution provider to an end-to-end solution provider. Rakshith started his career at Confident Dental Equipments as the After-Sales Head for India, moving on to be the CEO for a multinational company Fanem for a period of 8 years. He then has joined back the company as a Chief Operations Officer.His market knowledge and business experience has been instrumental in driving innovation and growth. Rakshith Shetty holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Electronics Engineering from VTU, Bangalore, India. He also did his MBA in Finance. He believes in working with a motivated team and always tries to empower his team.


Dr.M.Saphal Shetty, BDS,MDS

Director, Clinical & strategy

Dr.Saphal M Shetty completed his Master of Dental Surgery from MGR University of Health Sciences, Chennai, TN. Then pursued his quest for knowledge by completing his fellowship in Implant dentistry from New York College of Dentistry. He was the first person from India to complete full-time program in Dental Implants. Saphal Shetty is also in the process of completing the core cirriculum of Dawson Academy which deals with complex cases of the TMJ and full mouth rehabilitation. He is adjunct professor at MAHE University Department of Implantology. He is also the member of the Indian Dental Association, Indian Prosthodontic Society, Academy of Osseointegration, European Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Cometic Dentistry.

Dr. Saphal Shetty

B Prakash Chandra Shetty

General Manager-Finance & Accounts

Prakash Chandra Shetty is a Graduate from Mysore University and F.C.A (Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India). He Was Practicing Chartered Accountant till the year 1990 and is associated with Confident Dental Equipments Pvt Ltd since its inception. He formally joined Confident Dental Equipments Pvt Ltd in 1990 and is presently serving the organization as General Manager-Finance.

Mr. Prakash Chandra Shetty

B Arun Kumar Shetty

General Manager – Operations & Customer Relations

Arun Kumar Shetty completed his BBM (Bachelor In Business Management) Degree from Mysore University in 1978 & started his career with Confident Dental Equipments Pvt Ltd. Now, he is the General Manager (Administration) & incharge of streamlining the activities like Planning, Purchase, Products, the Supply Of Quality Equipments, After-Sales Service, etc.

Mr. Arun Kumar Shetty