A dentist or dental surgeon is a medical practitioner specialising in the treatment, prevention, and diagnoses of oral cavity diseases. The dental team provides oral health care services to patients. This team includes dental technicians, therapist, assistants, hygienists, and the doctor. The doctors receive special 5-year training in Bachelor of Dental surgery or additional master degree that enables them to treat and diagnose diseases of gums and teeth. The professionals are able to ensure safe anaesthetic administration, appropriate monitoring of jaws and teeth, and performs surgical procedure whenever necessary.
A regular visit to your dentist allows diagnoses of problems that are hardly visible otherwise. Swelling or pain in the mouth, neck or face, family history of gum problems, bleeding or puffy gums, dental surgeries in the past, ongoing medical issue, pregnancy, troubled eating, dry mouth, use of tobacco, jaw pain, and sores and spots are some of the many symptoms and situations that indicate it is time for a dentist visit. Even without a symptom, it is advisable to visit your dentist to prevent the development of future problems in the gums, teeth, or jaw region.
It is impossible for a single dentist to handle all your problems. Therefore, various kinds of dentists such as General physician, Endodontist, Orthodontist, Pedodontists, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Periodontist, Periodontist, and Oral Pathologist are available to treat different areas in your mouth.
The consultation fees of Dentists start from Rs. 100/- Packages and their validity vary. Dental care package is offered at Rs. 500 with 10 days validity. Others include pain relief package at Rs. 6000 (10 days), teeth whitening for Rs. 2000 (30 days), dental consultation Rs. 1400 (10 days), and children’s dental protection Rs. 500 (10 days) respectively.
Numerous packages are provided to deal with dental problems, out of which five critical services have been mentioned below:
Root canal treatment: Tooth decay and toothache issues are resolved and prevention of further damage ensured.
Wisdom tooth removal: The dentist extracts the infected wisdom tooth and prescribes medication.
Posterior Tooth Extraction: It involves removal of severely damaged posterior tooth using the latest technology and subsequent medication.
Children's Dental Protection: This procedure involves discolouration of teeth and cavities in children.
Pain Relief Package: A dentist conducts thorough teeth examination, cap restoration, and root canal treatment .