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Dr. Senthil Kumar

Dr. Senthil Kumar

Dr. Senthil Kumar

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BDS

Dentist

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16 Years Experience Overall

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Dr. Senthil Kumar is a Dentist in Velachery, Chennai and has an experience of 16 years in this field. Dr. Senthil Kumar practices at Endocare Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Velachery, Chennai. He completed BDS from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 2003 and MDS from The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU) in 2005. He is a member of Indian Dental Association. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: BPS Dentures Fixing,Dental Braces Fixing,Teeth Whitening,Scaling / Polishing and Tooth Extraction etc.

Velachery, Chennai

Endocare Multispeciality Dental Clinic

#59A, Plot 14 Door, 5th Main Road, Vijaya Nagar, Landmark: Near Vinayak Temple., Chennai

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Mon

10:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 09:00

Tue - Sat

10:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 07:00

Sun

10:00 - 01:00

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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.

Specializations

Education

BDS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2003

Memberships

Indian Dental Association

Experience

2009 - Present Owner at Endocare Multispeciality Dental Clinic

Registrations

5821 Tamil Nadu State Dental Council, 2005

Trainings and Certifications

MDS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2005
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