Q: What are dental implants?
Dr. Vijay Deshmukh: Dental Implants are Titanium Tapereddevices. These implants are 7mm to 15mm long and placed in jaw bone after theloss of natural teeth. After 3 months, a crown is cemented on it.
Q: You are considered a pioneer in Dental Implant inIndia?
Dr. Vijay Deshmukh:Implant Dentistry started in 80’s in India. In 1990 I did Dental Implantresearch and subsequently I did my first case in 1993. Then I went to Germanyfor Advance training in Implantology. Worked with “Implant Institute” inGermany. We were a few Implantologist in India that time. I did lots ofpioneering work in Bone Regeneration around Implant. My clinical presentationsat National & International conferences were on “Implant Esthetics”. I wonDr. Barucha Award in 1993 & 1994 for “Best Scientific Paper in ImplantDentistry”. It is more than 21years I am in Implant practice.
For moredetails contact:
Dr. Vijay Deshmukh, M.D.S.
(Dental ImplantologistSince 1993)
Smilex -Kothrud (9765407669)
Smilex – F.C. Road (9765407679)
(*proceduresgiven are based on the expert’s understanding of the said field*)