BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Completed BDS from prestigious SDM College of Dental Sciences in Dharwar in 1998 and did post graduation MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from College of Dental Sciences, Davangere. Awarded best outgoing student and Gold Medalist in the year 2002. Having about 15 years of clinical experience in dental surgery. Presently working as the professor in Aditya Dental College. Having publications in reputed journals internationally. Presently mainly focusing on full mouth rehabilitation and dental implants awarded prestigious international college of oral planetologists membership and association of oral maxillofacial surgeons membership.
Treatment was for cosmetic dentistry very happy with the results and my smile highly recommend as the cost was reasonable and less than other clinics exceptional quality highly recommended
Is feeling better than yesterday. doc was friendly and understood my pain helped me accordingly
I had a severe tooth ache, my problem solved just in half an hour, my decayed tooth was removed, thanks for da safe treatment at this pandemic
Q: Who is a dentist?
A: A dentist is a doctor who practices dentistry. Dentistry involves the mouth, teeth, gums, and related areas. A dentist takes care of the overall oral healthcare. Common procedures performed at the dentist are tooth filling, tooth extraction, cleaning and polishing of teeth, and minor tooth surgeries like root canal treatment. Within dentistry, there are many specializations that require further training.
Q: What education qualifications are mandatory for a Dentist?
A: A doctoral degree in the field of dental medicine or dental surgery is required to become a dentist. The pre-requisite for doing a dental course is a 4-year bachelor’s degree in a science related field. Qualifying in the dental admission exam and enrolling in a dental school are the next steps.
Q: Should I consult a dentist for bad breath?
A: Bad breath is often due to lack of oral hygiene. In some cases, it may be an indication of some underlying health issue. Consulting a dentist for bad breath is the most logical step. A dentist will perform thorough examination of your teeth and gums to determine the cause of bad breath. Halitosis is the medical term for bad breath.
Q: How many sittings does a dentist take for Root canal treatment?
A: Root canal treatment is a dental procedure followed for advanced decay of tooth that cannot be repaired by filling. In this treatment the tooth pulp is removed, the space is cleaned and filled, and finally a crown is placed on the tooth. The number of sittings for a root canal treatment varies depending on the extent of tooth decay.
Q: Will a dentist perform surgery for wisdom tooth removal?
A: People who develop wisdom tooth may require extraction at a later time. A dentist is the right person to perform extraction of wisdom tooth. Once you book an appointment for tooth extraction, the dentist will appraise you of the entire procedure and after care. Sedation, numbing, tissue removal, bone removal, and tooth extraction are the steps of wisdom tooth removal.