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Dr. Shantha Kumari

Dr. Shantha Kumari

Dr. Shantha Kumari

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Dr. Shantha Kumari is a Dentist in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai Dr. Shantha Kumari practices at Jovani Dental Clinic - Multispeciality Orthodontic And Implant Centre in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. She completed BDS from Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai in 1997. She is a member of Indian Dental Association. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Cosmetic/ Aesthetic Dentistry,Presurgical Orthodontics,Laser Gum Surgery,Dental Fillings and Impaction / Impacted Tooth Extraction etc.

Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai

Jovani Dental Clinic - Multispeciality Orthodontic And Implant Centre

No:56,65 ,Gokul flats,Rajaji nagar Main Road,(Near RTO office),Thiruvanmiyur,chennai-41, Chennai

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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.

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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.

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Q: How many sittings does a dentist take for Root canal treatment?

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Cosmetic/ Aesthetic Dentistry
Dental Fillings
Scaling / Polishing
Dental Implant Fixing
Complete/Partial Dentures Fixing
Crowns and Bridges Fixing



BDS - Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, 1997


Indian Dental Association


1997 - 2014 dentist at Jovani dental Dental clinic


3154 Tamil Nadu State Dental Council,
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