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Dr. H L Jayakumar

Dr. H L Jayakumar

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BDS, MDS - Pedodontics

Pediatric Dentist

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Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist

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31 Years Experience Overall  (31 years as specialist)

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Dr. H L Jayakumar is a Pediatric Dentist and Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist in Chickpet, Bangalore and has an experience of 31 years in these fields. Dr. H L Jayakumar practices at Sri Ranga Dental Clinic in Chickpet, Bangalore and Shankari Dental Health Centre in Mahalakshmi Layout, Bangalore. He completed BDS from Government Dental College, Bangalore in 1985 and MDS - Pedodontics from Government Dental College, Bangalore in 1988. He is a member of Indian Dental Association and Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Impaction / Impacted Tooth Extraction,RCT,Gum Disease Treatment Using Lasers, Tooth Extraction and Pit and Fissure Sealant Therapy etc.

Chickpet, Bangalore

Sri Ranga Dental Clinic

#900, 1st Floor, Nagarathpet Main Road, Avenue Road. Landmark: Near Jain Temple., Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 09:00

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

PHD Guide in Rajiv Gandhi Health University - 2013
Speaker in International Conferences and Symposiums - 2010

Education

BDS - Government Dental College, Bangalore, 1985
MDS - Pedodontics - Government Dental College, Bangalore, 1988

Memberships

Indian Dental Association
Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry

Experience

2002 - Present Professor & HOD, Dept of Public Health Dentistry at AECS Maarithi College of Dental Sciences
1991 - Present Owner at Sri Ranga Dental Clinic & X Ray

Registrations

793-A Karnataka State Dental Council, 1984
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