BDS, PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
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Dr. Kunal S. Patel is a Orthodontist in Katargam, Surat and has an experience of 10 years in this field. Dr. Kunal S. Patel practices at Patel Dental & Orthodontic Clinic in Katargam, Surat. He completed BDS from K.M. Shah Dental College Hospital in 2008 and PhD - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics from K.M. Shah Dental College Hospital in 2010. He is a member of Indian Orthodontic Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Crowns and Bridges Fixing,Conservative Dentistry,Impaction / Impacted Tooth Extraction,Presurgical Orthodontics and Prosthetic Care and Rehabilitation etc.
Patel Dental and Orthodontic Clinic, Cosway road, Katargam., Landmark: Above Hindustan plywood And Opposite Bhulka School., Surat
Mon - Sat
09:00 - 01:00
04:00 - 09:00
Very nice doctor. Well explained the condition of my teeth and treatments To be done. Would Recommend everyone.
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.