BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
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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
It was great and good, doctor was excellent. We had good treatment in good ambiance. We will recommend doctor to others.
Excellent service.. Friendly stuff and a lot of smiles around.. Recommended for anyone who wants any of their dental problems solved..
Very efficient and expert professionals catering to the needs of the patients, fast and prompt services.
Dr. Thomas is an extremely friendly and blessed doctor. The extraction of my wisdom tooth took minimal time and it was painless. Thank you
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.