MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
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Dr. Vidushi Seth, is an Orthodontist and Dentofacial Orthopedist practicing in Kolkata. She has completed her BDS in 2012 and MDS in 2016 from the prestigious SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad. She has completed her M Ortho RCS, Endinburgh and is a fellow of the prestigious Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh. She specializes in straightening of irregular teeth, aesthetic braces, smile correction with a keen interest in Invisible(clear) braces and is a certified & trained Invisalign specialist in Kolkata.
Dr. Vidushi is a very polite and friendly doctor. She has carried out the work with full responsibility and dedication.
I came across this dental clinic looking for best dental clinics in Kolkata while searching in google. I had two problems one with impacted wisdom tooth and second crooked teeth with open bite.
She was really nice and friendly.
She is a very friendly and kind doctor
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.