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Dr. Siju Jacob

Dr. Siju Jacob

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BDS, MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics





23 Years Experience Overall  (18 years as specialist)

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Dr. Siju Jacob graduated from Bangalore University, Bangalore India with academic honors. He then completed a 3-year Postgraduate course in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics from Chennai, India. He went on to refine his Microscopic Endodontic skills in The Netherlands and The United states of America.From 2001, Dr. Siju has had a practice limited to Endodontics (root canal treatment). He is recognized worldwide as a renowned specialist in the field of Microscopic Endodontics.Apart from clinical skills, Dr. Siju is passionate about educating dentists worldwide on advancements in Endodontics. He has lectured and published globally, has contributed to two prominent Endodontic textbooks, and is a reviewer for several popular publications. He serves as an Endodontic expert at several popular online websites like Dental XP and Dentinal Tubules. His published content (Clinical cases, videos, and articles) can be accessed throughout the internet. Dr. Siju is a member of the The American Association of Endodontists, The British Endodontic society, and The Indian Endodontic Society.

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Residency Road, Bangalore

The Root Canal Clinic


Prestige Towers, 99/100 Residency Road, Landmark: Next to Ritz Carlton Hotel, Bangalore

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Mon - Fri

10:00 - 06:00


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.


Awards and Recognitions

Best Post Graduate Student - Indian Endodontic Society - 2001
Best Outgoing Post Graduate Student - Saveetha Dental College - 2001


BDS - Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences Hospital, 1997
MDS - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics - Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai (Madras), 2001


Indian Endodontic Society
American Association of Endodontists
British Endodontic Society


2001 - 2017 Consultant Endodontist at The Root Canal Clinic


10368A Karnataka State Dental Council, 2001
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