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Dr. Kuriakose Antony

Dr. Kuriakose Antony

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BDS, MDS - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Orthodontist

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Dentofacial Orthopedist

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Dental Surgeon

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Dentist

20 Years Experience Overall  (6 years as specialist)

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96% (413 votes)

Completed BDS from Dharwad University Securing 2nd in the University. Worked as registrar in dentistry at ADK Hospital male Maldives.

Vyttila, Ernakulam

Kirans Dental Clinic

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SA Road, Janatha Junction, Landmark: Opposite metro pillar no 842, Ernakulam

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09:30 - 02:00
04:00 - 07:30

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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.

Awards and Recognitions

2nd Rank at Dharwad University for BDS Final Year - 1999

Education

BDS - Al Ameen Dental College Hospital, 2000
MDS - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics - Mar Baselios Dental College, 2014

Memberships

Indian Orthodontic Society
Indian Dental Association

Experience

2000 - 2014 Resident Dental Surgeon at Kirans Dental Clinic

Registrations

4389 Kerala State Dental Council, 2000
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