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Dr. Chaitanya Babu

Dr. Chaitanya Babu

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BDS, MDS-Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology



Oral Pathologist


26 Years Experience Overall  (23 years as specialist)

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Dr. Chaitanya Babu is an oral pathologist working at The Oxford Dental College, Bangalore as vice principal professor and head of the department, department of oral pathology. He have been practicing general dentistry at Basaveshwarnagar from June 1996. He have a clinic with consultation available for all specialties in Dentistry. He is an active member of Indian dental association for past 25 years, and presently Hon. Secretary of Indian association of oral and maxillofacial pathology. His hobbies include sports and music.

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Basaveshwaranagar, Bangalore

Chaitanya Dental Clinic

10th Main Road, 3rd Block, 3rd Stage., Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 08:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a dentist?

A: A dentist is a doctor who practices dentistry. Dentistry involves the mouth, teeth, gums, and related areas. A dentist takes care of the overall oral healthcare. Common procedures performed at the dentist are tooth filling, tooth extraction, cleaning and polishing of teeth, and minor tooth surgeries like root canal treatment. Within dentistry, there are many specializations that require further training.

Q: What education qualifications are mandatory for a Dentist?

A: A doctoral degree in the field of dental medicine or dental surgery is required to become a dentist. The pre-requisite for doing a dental course is a 4-year bachelor’s degree in a science related field. Qualifying in the dental admission exam and enrolling in a dental school are the next steps.

Q: Should I consult a dentist for bad breath?

A: Bad breath is often due to lack of oral hygiene. In some cases, it may be an indication of some underlying health issue. Consulting a dentist for bad breath is the most logical step. A dentist will perform thorough examination of your teeth and gums to determine the cause of bad breath. Halitosis is the medical term for bad breath.

Q: How many sittings does a dentist take for Root canal treatment?

A: Root canal treatment is a dental procedure followed for advanced decay of tooth that cannot be repaired by filling. In this treatment the tooth pulp is removed, the space is cleaned and filled, and finally a crown is placed on the tooth. The number of sittings for a root canal treatment varies depending on the extent of tooth decay.

Q: Will a dentist perform surgery for wisdom tooth removal?

A: People who develop wisdom tooth may require extraction at a later time. A dentist is the right person to perform extraction of wisdom tooth. Once you book an appointment for tooth extraction, the dentist will appraise you of the entire procedure and after care. Sedation, numbing, tissue removal, bone removal, and tooth extraction are the steps of wisdom tooth removal.


BDS - V.S. Dental College, Bangalore, 1991
MDS-Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology - KLE Societys Institute of Dental Sciences,Bangalore, 1996


Indian Dental Association
Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologist
Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA)


1996 - 2016 Dentist at Chaitanya Dental Clinic
2011 - 2016 Professer at The Oxford Dental College


1829A Karnataka State Dental Council, 1993
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