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Dr. Premalatha Kanniyappan

Dr. Premalatha Kanniyappan

Dr. Premalatha Kanniyappan

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BDS, PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics



Dental Surgeon




19 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr Premalatha Kaniyappan is a Orthodontist in Dental Life Hospital, practicing from the last 15 years, The Specialist who fixes braces to correct those crooked and forwardly placed teeth

Saidapet, Chennai

Dental Life Hospital

Old Number 11, New Number 25, Seshachalam Street, Landmark: Opposite To Saidapet Bus Stand & Near To Vasan Eye Care, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 09:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Which treatments are given by an orthodontist?

A: The orthodontist specialises in the following treatments: ·Straightening of crooked teeth ·Alignment of misaligned teeth ·Bad bites (difficulty in chewing due to teeth alignment) ·Correct problems during facial growth and development ·Treat dental problems in all ages children, teens and adults

Q: Can an orthodontist perform surgery on my teeth?

A: Orthodontists can carry out the removal of teeth or surgical removal of wisdom tooth. However, he does not play a direct role in surgery. He is responsible for an initial evaluation, pre-surgical orthodontics, planning of the surgery and post-surgical care along with the surgeon who actually performs the surgery.

Q: Can I go to an orthodontist if I am planning to have braces?

A: Yes, an orthodontist specializes in straightening your teeth with the help of braces. You may see an orthodontist at the age of six or seven when the permanent teeth start appearing and are crooked in nature.

Q: Can an orthodontic help with cosmetic dentistry?

A: Orthodontists can help with cosmetic dentistry. They deal with all types of treatment that align your teeth properly and straighten your teeth. This can be done for the cosmetic purpose to get a good smile. Many times orthodontists are consulted for the cosmetic appearance of teeth.

Q: Can an orthodontist perform a teeth whitening treatment?

A: Many times after the braces treatment, you need teeth whitening treatment. The orthodontic who has treated you for the teeth straightening will guide you regarding teeth whitening. Your orthodontic can help you to remove the stain over the teeth from the braces treatment.


Tooth Decay
Fractured tooth
Gum Diseases
Scaling / Polishing
Wisdom teeth extractions
Dental Implant Fixing
Crowns and Bridges Fixing

Awards and Recognitions

Psychosocial impact of dental malocclusions and facial aesthetics among university undergraduates (age group 16 to 20 years) and to evaluate existence of correlation between dental aesthetics and academic performance - The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR medical univ - 2014


BDS - Vinayaka Missions Dental College, 2000
PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics - Ragas Dental College Hospital, 2007


Indian Dental Association
Indian Orthodontic Society
Dental Council of India


2001 - 2015 Doctor at Dental Life Hospital


5717 Tamil Nadu State Dental Council, 2001
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