BDS, MDS - Prosthodontics
53 Years Experience Overall (53 years as specialist)
Celebrating 50 years of excellence in dentistry.World's latest in Dentistry.Dr. M.S. Gowd has spent 22 years in the government, retiring as dean of Army Dental College.Dr. Gowd while talking about his dentists family, in a smile so genuine, making us wonder if that magic is what is replicated when he performs cosmetic surgeries for engineering beautiful smiles.Dr. M.S. Gowd has the prestige of being the first dentist of Andhra Pradesh to serve as the president of Indian Prosthodontic Society. Dr. Gowd is also the first person to be selected as the official dentist for the Governor, and has been a consultant to the Governor for the last 17 years.Dr. M.S. Gowd has the prestige of being the first dentist of Andhra Pradesh to serve as the president of Indian Prosthodontic Society. Dr. Gowd is also the first person to be selected as the official dentist for the Governor, and has been a consultant to the Governor for the last 17 years.Performing surgeries including cosmetic and maxillofacial surgeries regularly at facilities like Apollo Hospital, Dr. Gowd brings a rich experience of 50 years, and has witnessed tremendous developments in the practice of dentistry, beginning with public awareness, tools and technology, organization of clinics, and introduction of cosmetic surgeries to several cutting edge solutions. “Initially, only Chinese used to perform dental treatments and we had to struggle to get recognized. Now, I am extremely happy with the recognition dentists get today.”Not the kind to take his vocation lightly, Dr. Gowd, has, against all odds, financial, social, and educational, pursued the highest levels of academics, skill training, and it is a testimonial to his commitment that he still keeps travelling regularly to foreign countries to attend conferences, workshops, and seminars, several times presenting papers himself and apart from all these activities he penned down number of books in various languages to create awareness among people on oral health.Though coming from a family where his father was not educated formally, the emphasis on education made sure that after his graduation from Osmania Medical College, he was sent to Bombay because PG courses were available only there those days. “If it is not for my father’s insistence on pursuing higher studies at London, I wouldn’t have grown this much”, beams Dr. Gowd proudly, remembering his parents’ contribution to his success.Starting Cosmetic Dentistry in our state in the year 1989, Dr. Gowd overcame the amusement and sarcasm people responded with when addressed to about cosmetic dentistry. With the aid of media, he was successful in addressing the phobia associated with dentistry that any procedure is necessarily painful. “Now the last thing a dentist does is removing teeth”, laughs Dr. Gowd.