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Dr. Dr.R.Jaya Prakash

Dr. Dr.R.Jaya Prakash

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BDS, MDS - Pedodontics

Pediatric Dentist




Dental Surgeon




17 Years Experience Overall  (17 years as specialist)

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Dr. Jayaprakash (Dr JP) obtained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Tamilnadu DR M.G.R.MEDICAL UNIVERSITY. He pursued his post graduate education in SAVEETHA UNIVERSITY where he completed four years of post graduation in Pediatric Dentistry where he Specialized In Dental Care for Children , Special Care Dentistry , Pediatric Orthodontics. He has trained extensively in Implantology, which he has been practising for more than a decade now. His specialized area of interest is in Pediatric & Preventive dentistry Cosmetic Dentistry and Implantology for which she has undergone training both national and international conferences. His research and scholarly articles have also been published in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Indian society of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry.Dr. Jayaprakash is currently works as associate professor at Tagore dental college. You can book an instant appointment with Dr. Jayaprakash on Practo.com.

Perambur, Chennai

Dr.JP's Dental & Orthodontic Care


New Number 66, 1st Floor, Perambur High Road, Landmark: Above ICICI Bank ATM, Chennai

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Mon - Sat

09:30 - 01:00
05:00 - 09:30


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

distintion in general medicine -tn mgr medical university - 2001
best scientific paper in indian society of pedodontic and preventive dentistry - 2007


BDS - Thai Moogambigai Dental College Hospital, 2003
MDS - Pedodontics - Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai (Madras), 2008


Indian Dental Association
Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry


2003 - 2008 General Dentist at JP Dental
2008 - Present Pediatric Dentistry and General Dentistry at JP Dental


6871 Tamil Nadu State Dental Council, 2003
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