Dr. Ritu Jacob was born and brought up in Central Bangalore.
She completed her Bachelor of Dental surgery (BDS) from Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore (1992-1997).
She then completed a 3-year Post graduate program in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics from Saveetha Dental College, Chennai. (1999 – 2002)
In 2002, she moved back to Bangalore to Join Dr. Ramanand Hegde in an exclusive Orthodontic Practice. She has had a practice limited to orthodontics since 2002.
Dr. Ritu continues to upgrade herself with the latest tools and techniques in Orthodontics. She is mentored by some of the most distinguished Orthodontists in the world.
In 2002, she completed a short-term course in Tip Edge technique with Dr. Peter Kesling in,Westville,USA.
In 2016, She completed an advanced 2-year post graduate course with Dr.Richard McLaughlin and Dr.Terry McDonald in San Diego, USA.
Dr. Ritu Jacob is a member of The Indian Orthodontic Society, The American Association of Orthodontists and The World Federation of Orthodontists.
She is a certified Invisalign provider.
She lives in Central Bangalore with her husband, Dr. Siju Jacob ( Endodontist) and their two lovely daughters- Siya and Saanvi.
Apart from Orthodontics,she is passionate about water painting and gardening.