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Dr. George Mathew

Dr. George Mathew

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS

Orthodontist

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31 Years Experience Overall  (29 years as specialist)

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Dr. George Mathew is a Orthodontist in Banerji Road, Ernakulam and has an experience of 31 years in this field. Dr. George Mathew practices at Cochin Dental Clinic And Orthodontic Centre in Banerji Road, Ernakulam. He completed MDS - Orthodontics from College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore in 1991 and BDS from Mangalore University, Karnataka, India in 1988. He is a member of Indian Dental Association,Indian Orthodontic Society and American Association of Orthodontists. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Myofunctional Orthodontics,Orthodontic Treatment,Conservative Dentistry,Crowns and Bridges Fixing and Artificial Teeth etc.

Banerji Road, Ernakulam

Cochin Dental Clinic And Orthodontic Centre

4.0

#3rd Floor, Cochin Dental Clinic Building, Market Road. Landmark: Near Ernakulam High Court., Ernakulam

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 01:00
03:00 - 06:30

200

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is an orthodontist?

A: An orthodontist is a dentist who deals with prevention, diagnosis and correction of malpositioned teeth and jaws. They help in correction of improper bite, and malocclusion.

Q: Which treatments are given by an orthodontist?

A: An orthodontist gives treatments for correction of malocclusion, underbite, crossbite, overbite, spacing, crowding of teeth. He uses many appliances for correction like - braces - aligners - space maintainers - palatal expander, headgear - jaw repositioning appliances He also performs jaw surgery to fix severe malocclusion.

Q: What is the education qualification required to become an orthodontist?

A: An orthodontist completes a postgraduate course of 3 years in orthodontics after completion of basic undergraduation in general dentistry (4 yrs).

Q: Can an orthodontist perform surgery on my teeth?

A: Yes, an orthodontist can perform surgery on your teeth. He can perform jaw surgery to fix severe malocclusion.

Q: What is the difference between a dentist and orthodontist?

A: An orthodontist has more experience and knowledge regarding treatment of malocclusion, alignment of teeth, and corrective appliancesthan a general dentist. An orthodontist completes a postgraduate course of 3 years in orthodontics after completion of general dentistry, whereas a dentist only deals with tooth caries, gum diseases, and simple root canals.

Specializations

Education

MDS - Orthodontics - College of Dental Surgery, Mangalore, 1991
BDS - Mangalore University, Karnataka, India, 1988

Memberships

Indian Dental Association
Indian Orthodontic Society
American Association of Orthodontists

Experience

1991 - 2016 Owner at Cochin Dental Clinic & Orthodontic Centre

Registrations

805/A Kerala State Dental Council, 1988
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