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Dr. Vidyaa Hari Iyer

Dr. Vidyaa Hari Iyer

Dr. Vidyaa Hari Iyer

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26 Years Experience Overall  (25 years as specialist)

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Dr.Vidyaa Hari Iyer, Director - Smile Dental Clinic, completed her B.D.S in 1994 and started practicing Professional Dentistry from 2000. She was working in Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Uthandi, Chennai in the Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics for 11 years[1995-2006]. Since then there has been a constant career growth for both Smile Dental Clinic and professional level of the Director who have been awarded by various institutions and dental entities for demonstrating excellence in dentistry.Dr.Vidyaa Hari Iyer - Director has been practicing Professional Dentistry with strong focus and clear perception on quality treatment and hygienic working environment. She has specialized and excelled in the area of Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry. Within a short span of her practice, she has attained a prominent position and presently enjoys a significant reputation in terms of dental treatment in the Chennai City and among the entire dental fraternity.

T Nagar, Chennai

Smile Dental Clinic


#30/34, Ramanujam Street, First Floor, Off Venkat Narayana Road, Landmark: Next to Tirupati Temple., Chennai

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Mon - Sat

10:00 - 08:00


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.


Awards and Recognitions

Scroll of honour, Best Citizen of India - 2013


BDS - Ragas Dental College Hospital, 1994


Indian Dental Association
Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry
Indian Society of Dental Research


Owner at Smile Dental Clinic
Director at Indian Academy of Interdisciplinary Dentistry [IAID]
Senior Lecturer at Ragas Dental College & Hospital
Consultant at Lions Hospital
Consultant and Assistant Doctor to Dr.J.Udayaraja at Apollo Dental Clinic


2302 Tamil Nadu State Dental Council, 1994

Trainings and Certifications

Diplomate in Oral Implantology - AAID, USA, 2004
Laser Dentist, Fellowship - University Of Gent, 2013
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