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Dr. Smitha Maria Augustin is a Dentist and Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist in Indiranagar, Bangalore and has an experience of 7 years in these fields. Dr. Smitha Maria Augustin practices at Dr. Karishma Aesthetics in Indiranagar, Bangalore. She completed BDS from Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences,Pondicherry University in 2012 and FAD - Fellowship in Aeshthetic Dentistry from Insitute of Laser and Aesthetic Medicine in 2019. She is a member of Indian Dental Association. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Dental Fillings,Dental X-Ray,Dental Examinations,Dental prophylaxis and Facet Dental etc.
941, 11th Main Road, Sodepur, Appareddipalya, Landmark: HAL 2nd Stage, Bangalore
Mon - Sat
10:00 - 02:00
04:00 - 08:00
Last week I visited Dr Smitha for filling and cleaning my teeth ,
The doctor made it clear to me regarding the need to take good care of my teeth as equal as we care for other body parts.
Doctor was very friendly nd expalnied me abt good oral hygiene instructions....********* *** **** ****
Dr.smitha was friendly ,nd hv patience to listen to ma pbms ,and moreover i dnt expect tis makeover for spacing in ma upper front tooth . Am satisfied with her treatment and nw i hv confidence to speak, smile in front of others.I recommend others to dr.smitha.
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?
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