Dental Sciences

The Department of Dental Specialties deals with the diagnosis and treatment of dental and oro-facial problems. We have the latest and high-end equipments, to provide state of the art dental care to our esteemed patients. Our aim is to prevent dental disease and save the natural tooth as much as possible. For this we use a minimally invasive and conservative approach. We provide general dental care as well as specialized dental treatment with the help of our team of highly qualified, internationally trained and experienced dentists. We cover all aspects of dentistry.

The Department of Dentistry at Kinder Hospitals offers state-of-the-art, in-house dental, cosmetic, restorative and implant solutions. All dental treatments and procedures are provided under one roof. Relentless efforts ensure that the latest techniques and technologies are used, along with infection control measures that promise the best possible dental experience to patients. Our sterilization and disinfection standards strictly adhere to international standards.

Subspecialties

  • Periodontics – specializes in gums
  • Pedodontics – specializes in children
  • Orthodontics – specializes in braces
  • Prosthodontics – specializes in replacement of teeth
  • Endodontics – specializes in root canal treatment
  • Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery – specializes in surgery
  • Oral-Maxillofacial Radiology – specializes in X-rays
  • Oral Pathology – specializes in the nature of diseases

Dental Department Services & Procedures

Dental Implantology

Dental implants are artificial devices used to replace missing teeth. Implants come in many different sizes and shapes; they are placed into the bone to act as a support for a prosthetic crown. These are the most modern method of replacing missing teeth. Basically substitutes for the natural tooth roots, they are made of titanium and are usually cylindrical in size.

The Kinder Hospitals’ Department of Dentistry offers

  • Single fixed tooth replacement
  • Multiple fixed teeth replacement
  • Complete fixed missing teeth replacement

Periodontics

Periodontics is a subspecialty of dentistry, which encompasses the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases afflicting the supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth or their substitutes, as well as the maintenance of the health, function and esthetics of these structures and tissues.

The procedures performed at the Department of Dentistry include:

  • Scaling & curettage
  • Flap surgery & bone grafting
  • Gum de-pigmentation surgery
  • Gingivectomy
  • Splinting

Geriatric Dentistry

Geriatric dentistry or geriodontics is the delivery of dental care to older adults. This involves diagnosis, prevention and treatment of problems associated with normal aging and age-related diseases

The procedures performed at the Department of Dentistry include:

  • Characterised complete dentures
  • Tooth supported over dentures
  • Implant supported over dentures

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a procedure that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean. They are also at risk of being lost early due to tooth decay and periodontal disease, and cause extra stress on the chewing muscles that can lead to headaches

The procedures performed at the Department of Dentistry include:

  • Ceramic braces
  • Straight wire technique
  • Lingual orthodontics

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry covers a broad range of dental services. It typically involves appearance related dentistry.

The procedures performed at the Department of Dentistry include:

  • Teeth whitening or bleaching
  • Ceramic laminates
  • Invisible fillings
  • Composite veneering
  • Smile makeover

Endodontics

Endodontics is a procedure concerned with the treatment of the dental pulp. A variety of procedures, including endodontic therapy (commonly known as “root canal therapy”), endodontic retreatment, surgery, treating cracked teeth and treatment of dental trauma are performed. Root canal therapy is one of the most common procedures now.

Root canal treatments include:

  • Apicectomy
  • Apex locators

Pediatric dentistry

To conduct the first examination on a child’s mouth an ideal time is approximately one year of age. A dentist can carefully examine the development of a child’s mouth, because dental problems often start at an early age. Kinder Hospitals provides treatment options for all kinds of mouth problems in children and adults, such as:

  • Children under conscious sedation/general anesthesia
  • Flouride regimen
  • Pit & fissure sealants

Oral Surgery

Oral surgeries are used to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region. The range of oral surgeries performed at the Department of Dentistry includes:

  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Facial trauma
  • Sinus lift procedure
  • Wisdom teeth