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Dr. Sindhu Vijaykumar

Dr. Sindhu Vijaykumar

Dr. Sindhu Vijaykumar

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BDS

Dentist

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Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist

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Dental Surgeon

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15 Years Experience Overall  (15 years as specialist)

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Dr. Sindhu Vijaykumar says "I believe it's a rare thing that one's passion and profession should come together in contributing to the betterment of fellow people. Oral healthcare is an integral part of holistic healthcare system. As a dentist , dental health of my patients is my responsibility and I take it rather seriously. In a world of chaos , if I have the knowledge and skills to spread some ' SMILE ' , then i shall do it to the best of my ability " - Dr. Sindhu

Yelahanka, Bangalore

Prowhite Dental

5.0

2061,19th Main Road, 10th Cross, Yelhanka New Town, Landmark: Above Lakshmi Medicals, Near Dairy Circle, Bangalore

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+ 8

Mon - Fri

10:30 - 01:30
04:30 - 08:30

Sat

04:30 - 08:30

200

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.

Education

BDS - A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, 2003

Memberships

Karnataka State Dental Council
Dental Council of India

Experience

2005 - 2010 Teaching Faculty at A.B.Shetty memorial institute of dental sciences
2005 - 2010 Private Cinician at Various Private Dental Clinics
2010 - 2010 Dental Surgeon at Partha Dental
2010 - 2011 Dental Surgeon at Dr.Rohira's Dental Clinic
2011 - 2014 Dental Surgeon at Elite 33 Dental Clinic

Registrations

16198-A Karnataka State Dental Council, 2005
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