MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Medical Registration Verified
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.
#3rd Floor, Cochin Dental Clinic Building, Market Road. Landmark: Near Ernakulam High Court., Ernakulam
Mon - Sat
09:00 - 01:00
03:00 - 06:30
I have a great experience from 8 yrs already.. I came to CDC after my father's long search for Dr.Mathew Varghese (Dr. George Mathew's father) from his experience, long back... I am completely satisfied from the service provided there and I strongly recommend this place to my family and friends...
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.