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Dr. Dechu Belliappa

Dr. Dechu Belliappa

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BDS, MDS

18 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Dechu Belliappa is a Pediatric Dentist from Indiranagar, Bangalore. Dr. Dechu has a Master's Degree in Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.

Indiranagar, Bangalore

Happy Teeth Pediatric Dental Care

#748/1, 1st Cross, CMH Road, Indiranagar 1st Stage, Landmark: Behind Lawrence & Mayo., Bangalore

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Tue, Thu, Sat

10:00 - 06:00

300

Common questions & answers

Q: Does a pediatric dentist deal with straightening of teeth?

A: A paediatric dentist will mainly be responsible for maintaining your child's dental health by regular check-ups and filling up the cavities and treating decays. If you need straightening of teeth, you should see an orthodontist. You paediatric dentist can refer to the orthodontist.

Q: What treatments does a pediatric dentist specialize in?

A: A paediatric dentist specializes in the following treatments: ·Preventive dental care by recommending proper care of the teeth ·Correcting improper bite and straightening teeth ·Repair of tooth cavities ·Dental injuries ·Oral diseases ·Management of gum diseases ·Counselling for harmful habits like thumb sucking

Q: Why is it better to take a child to pediatric dentist than a regular adult dentist?

A: Children are not as cooperative and patient as adults during a dental examination. A paediatric dentist receives special training to deal with children and also practices it during the course work. They are trained to make children comfortable and also have the required equipment and offices decorated with children in focus. So, it is better to take your child to a paediatric dentist.

Q: How often should I take my child to the pediatric dentist?

A: It is necessary to have a regular dental checkup for your child to maintain proper dental health. You may, therefore, take your child every six months to the paediatric dentist in order to prevent dental problems. Based on your child's oral health, the dentist may suggest how often your child needs to visit.

Q: My baby has his first baby teeth, should I take him to a pediatric dentist?

A: Yes, it is better to take your baby to the paediatric dentist when he or she has the first baby teeth. Baby teeth are very important in child’s development as they help in chewing and also to speak clearly. Your paediatric dentist will monitor the baby teeth and their hygiene.

Services

preventive orthodontics

Awards and Recognitions

4th rank in MDS Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - 2006

Education

BDS - DAPM R.V. Dental College, 2000
MDS - The Oxford dental College, Bangalore, 2006

Memberships

Indian Dental Association
Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

Experience

2007 - 2011 Consultant Pediatric Dentist at Narayana Hrudayalaya Dental Clinics
2009 - 2016 Consultant Pediatric Dentist at Happy Teeth Pediatric Dental Care

Registrations

11320A Karnataka State Dental Council, 2001
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