MDS - Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics
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Dr. Karan Purohit Is an Orthodontist.He has completed his Bachelor degree in Dentistry from the well known M S Ramaiah Dental college And Hospital under Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore, Karnataka . He went on to complete his postgraduate training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics(Braces Specialist) in Same institution. Following That, He Has been continuously doing advanced Specialty training courses in various fields such as Invisible clear aligners (Invisalign), Smile Designing, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implantology, Full mouth Rehabilitation etc. He is the first ever certified Invisalign, USA (clear aligners) practitioner in Surat, Gujarat. Learning advance procedures and delivering a good Treatment to his clients has always been A passion for him. He is a Member Of Indian Orthodontic Society, Indian dental Association and Gujarat State Dental Council. He is committed to solve all your Dental needs at just one stop with the most advanced, well equipped and experienced clinic Team in a complete painless and Atraumatic Atmosphere.
M/3, Bhagwati Ashish Building , Citylight Main Road, Landmark: Opposite Ashok Pan House, Surat
Mon - Sat
09:30 - 02:00
04:00 - 08:30
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.