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Dr. Thomas Nechupadam

Dr. Thomas Nechupadam

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BDS, MDS - Orthodontics

Orthodontist

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Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist

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Dental Surgeon

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Implantologist

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Dentist

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20 Years Experience Overall  (20 years as specialist)

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Dr. Thomas Nechupadam is an Aesthetic and cosmetic specialist practicing in Cochin Kerala. He took His dental degree from Mangalore University in 2000 and his masters in Orthodontics from Rajiv Gandhi University Bangalore. Along with the active practice in general dentistry and specialization in Orthodontics. Dr. Thomas is an expert in adult orthodontics and clear aligner therapy. He is a trained Endodontic exprt under Omar Zidan of Minnesota University and and a certified Implantologist and prosthetic expert from Chanavaz Implant institute in France. Dr. Nechupadam has been the Appearance expert and groomer for various national pageants and was the director of Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Marine Drive, Ernakulam

Dr. Nechupadam Dental Clinic

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29, 3rd Floor, Landmark: Inside GCDA Commercial Complex, Ernakulam

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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

Kerala State Business Excellence Award - 2014

Education

BDS - Rajiv Gandhi University, Mangalore, 2000
MDS - Orthodontics - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, 2005

Memberships

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Indian Dental Association
Indian Orthodontic Society
American Dental Association
Indian Academy of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry
Indian Endodontic Society

Experience

2000 - 2015 Doctor at Dr Nechupadam Dental

Registrations

4749 Kerala State Dental Council, 2015
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