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Dr. Hrushikesh Aphale

Dr. Hrushikesh Aphale

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BDS, PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

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14 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Dr. Hrushikesh Aphale is an Orthodontist / Braces Specialist. He has completed the Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) course from Bangalore and is also a Fellow of the prestigious World Federation of Orthodontists, USA. He is also a certified Lingual Orthodontist from Incognito Appliance System, Germany. He exclusively practices orthodontics/braces treatment in Nashik and goes as a consultant orthodontist to many clinics in the state. He is a master in fixed braces, self-ligating braces, invisible braces including clear braces, lingual braces, and clear aligners. He is a certified clear aligner practitioner and has learned the intricate technique of lingual orthodontics from Dr. Hee-Moon KYUNG, Korea. He has been actively involved in Research in the field of Orthodontics and has also written various Paper Presentations at National Level. He has also published a book on ‘Micro-Implants in Orthodontics’ by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. He has won the prestigious ‘JG Kannapans Award’ for the 'Best Dissertation submitted in 2011' at the 48th Indian Orthodontic Society Conference 2013, Ahmedabad.

Parijat Nagar, Nashik

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1st Floor, Parijat Sahaniwas, Landmark: Opposite Patanjali Store, Nashik

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Common questions & answers

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.

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Awards and Recognitions

Third Prize for Best Paper in the Paper Presentation (Research Category) at the 46th Indian Orthodontic Conference in Khajuraho - 2011
‘JG Kannapans Award’ for the 'Best Dissertation submitted in 2011' at the 48th Indian Orthodontic Society Conference in Ahmedabad - 2013
Certified Lingual Orthodontist from Incognito Appliance System, Germany - 2014

Education

BDS - KBH'S MGV Dental college and hospital, 2005
PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics - M S Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, 2011

Memberships

Indian Dental Association
World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO)

Experience

2005 - 2010 Dental Surgeon at General Practice
2010 - Present Owner/Head Dental Surgeon/Orthodontist at Enamel Dent Care Clinic
2011 - 2012 Assistant Professor (Dept. of Orthodontics) at SMBT Dental College, Sangamner
2012 - Present Assistant Professor (Dept. of Orthodontics) at MGVS KBH Dental College

Registrations

A-12622 Maharashtra State Dental Council, 2005
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