Dental Sciences is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases affecting our teeth and maxillofacial region. Most of the dentists offer general care while some of them specialise in maxillofacial treatments that involves attending to problems affecting our mouth, jaws, cheeks, facial structure and neck. They are known as Maxillofacial Surgeons.
At Prakriya Hospitals in Bangalore, our Department of Dental Sciences not only treats patients with simple and complicated teeth problems but also educates patients on preventive dental care and oral healthcare.
The Department has embraced technology and is equipped with high quality X-Ray equipment, diagnostic equipment and dental instruments. In addition to oral treatments including root canal and tooth extraction, our dentists are well-known and preferred for treating a number of other dental problems like,
- Pain in the tooth/teeth
- Pain in the gum areas
- Broken tooth/teeth
- Missing teeth that need replacement
- Crooked teeth
- Retained milk teeth
- Gum swelling
- Swelling/lumps in the mouth
- Erupted tooth/ teeth
- Impacted tooth/teeth
- Cosmetic tooth corrections
- Full mouth rehabilitation
- Complications of habits such as tobacco chewing
- Habit breaking in children
- Trauma to the tooth/teeth
- Bad breath/Halitosis
- Teeth cleaning
- Teeth whitening
- Sensitivity of the teeth
Our competent team of Dental and Maxillofacial surgeons at Prakriya Hospital are skilled to provide end-to-end diagnosis and treatment solutions to any type of dental problems including surgeries of the oral and maxillofacial region.
Our state-of-the-art infrastructure ensures that all dental problems are diagnosed and handled with utmost care and precision. Our comprehensive range of equipment includes the most sophisticated diagnostic tools such as the digital RVG that supports the best of the treatments guaranteeing care and safety.
We at Prakriya Hospitals are here to cater to all your dental needs. Be it young or old, we facilitate a wide range of treatments including infant teething and providing the most comfortable dentures to our geriatric patients.
We are not only committed to delivering advanced facilities that enable us to provide the best tools to diagnose and treat all your dental problems but we also make it a practice to provide excellent follow-up care without which your treatment can never be complete.
Our Key Procedures and Services
- General Dentistry
Providing Dental Services with a personal touch is the main objective of our dentists. Our professional services under General Dentistry include Cleaning, Filling and Extraction. Depending upon the condition of the tooth to be extracted, our surgeons will suggest the method to be adopted. Your tooth can be extracted either through regular process or through a surgical intervention which might be under local anaesthesia. The Hospital follows laid very strict protocols to ensure safety, hygiene and comfort of all our patients.
- Dental Implants
Our team of dental and maxillofacial surgeons stay abreast with the latest developments in Dental Sciences to offer accurate and effective Dental Implants. Though the success of Dental Implants depend upon where in the jaw the implant is placed, dental surgeons at Prakriya Hospital have a proven success rate of as high as 98% having conducted a number of successful implant procedures. A comprehensive treatment plan is prepared for every patient depending on his/her specific needs and is by a team of professionals who are specially trained in oral and restorative surgery.
- Conservative and Endodontic Dentistry
Conservative Dentistry focusses on the conservation of the teeth in the mouth. It involves performing high-end aesthetic procedures to restore the teeth to its full function and appearance. Endodontics is a speciality of Dentistry which relates to the treatment of the soft tissues surrounding the root. Root Canal treatment is a minor surgical procedure which your Endodontist might recommend if he finds that the root canal is infected by bacteria. This treatment can be taken either in one or multiple sittings as deemed fit by the dentists. Dental surgeons at Prakriya Hospital have the desired skillsets to support your teeth with a gentle and high quality dental care.
- Crowns & Bridges
Crowns and Bridges are Prosthetic devices that are fitted on to your teeth. If you are facing continued discomfort with a damaged tooth or missing tooth, meet our skilful dental surgeons who will bring smiles back on to your faces with their surgical brilliance. Crown is a ceramic or porcelain material used to cover a damaged tooth while bridges are used to fix the gap between two missing teeth. The post treatment plan also includes strict measures to be followed to maintain oral hygiene so that the implanted crowns and bridges stay fixed and strong for a long period of time.
- Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic Dentistry is a procedure recommended by for patients who would like to have a more attractive look to their teeth and improve their smile. There are different types of Cosmetic Dental procedures for people to choose from like, Dental Veneers (thin shells made out of porcelain or compound material used to treat conditions like discoloured tooth, or crooked tooth), Teeth Bleaching ( also called as Teeth Whitening) and Anterior Diasthema Closure( a little more complex process to ensure a perfect smile). Ensuring a great set of teeth leading to a great smile and long life is what our dental surgeons strive for.
- Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
While both Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics focus on managing, diagnosing and preventing dental abnormalities, they are both different in nature. Orthodontics focuses on the proper alignment of tooth and Dentofacial Orthopaedics involves ensuring facial growth and development, which occurs mainly during childhood. Our vastly experienced team of dental and maxillofacial surgeons have received specific training in conducting these procedures and ensuring that there is minimal discomfort to the patient. The Department has all facilities in place to offer this treatment for both adults and children.
- Full Mouth Rehabilitation
Full Mouth Rehabilitation is process where the entire set of teeth including the gums in the mouth is replaced. This process is aimed at improving the health of the mouth, teeth and overall, its beauty. This process requires considerable planning on the part of dental surgeons as it involves various phases of activity. Full Mouth Rehabilitation is recommended for patients with badly damaged teeth or many missing teeth. The Department of Dental Sciences at Prakriya Hospitals has experienced Periodontists and Orthodontists who have reconstructed and revived the facial appearance of many patients through Full Mouth Rehabilitation process. They will discuss each phase of the treatment in great depth with the patient and then proceed step by step.
- Preventive Dental Procedures
Preventive Dental procedures are extremely essential to maintain a proper oral hygiene. They include normal instructions to practice a proper oral hygiene. These processes are important to prevent cavities and gum diseases. Leading the way in result driven dental care has been Prakriya Hospitals with its systematic programmes aimed at high quality dental care. Some of the Preventive Dental Procedures followed by our dentists on a routine basis include, Examination of gums for any sign of disease, oral cancer screening, cleaning of the teeth for dental plaque and tartar removal, teeth whitening and placement of dental sealants.
- Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeries
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is a speciality of dentistry that deals with on the diagnosis, surgical and supportive treatment to correct any type of problems involving the mouth, jaws, cheeks, facial structure and neck. Prakriya Hospitals in Bangalore is where excellence meets innovation. There is zero compromise in offering High-end healthcare to patients. Our expert team of Dentists and Maxillofacial Surgeons have vast experience in performing complex surgeries to treat oral cancers and tumours. Our highly rated maxillofacial surgeons have been a part of multi-disciplined teams in major hospitals while conducting very complex surgeries to correct severe damages suffered to the face and mouth by patients due to near fatal accidents.
- Advanced Laser Dentistry (Optional)
One of the unique services which make our team of efficient dental surgeons more sought after is their proven abilities and skillsets in Laser Dentistry. This is a precious gift of technology which has helped patients focus on their dental care with less degree of fear and more confidence. Laser Dentistry is gaining more prominence due to its ability to reduce the extent of causing less damage to the tissues surrounding the teeth and causing less pain during the procedure. The lasers also kill bacteria while the procedure is on and help in overall health of the teeth.
- Periodontal Therapy
Periodontitis is one of the commonly observed issues with the teeth. It is also called Gum disease. It can be cured as long as it is treated immediately on diagnosis. Else, it can also lead to complications such as damaging the very bones that support your teeth. Periodontitis can be prevented. Mainting a good oral hygiene is the first step towards that. Brushing at least twice a day and regular visits to a dentist will help in keeping a check on gum infections. However, depending upon the complexity of the infection, there are certain other types of treatments which dentists recommend like Flap Surgery, Deep Gum Cleaning and Gingivectomy.
- Trauma Care
Dental Trauma is a condition which causes physical damage to the teeth and jaw bones sometimes resulting in serious fractures. This is usually caused due to accidents, falls or sports injuries. Treatment for Dental trauma involves a complete study of the mouth and the extent of damage caused. It may include root canal treatment to sometimes replacing the entire set of teeth. The Department of Dental Sciences at Prakriya Hospitals has successfully attended to many serious cases of Dental Trauma with the support of technology and skilled surgeons,
- Paediatric Dentistry
Paediatric Dentistry deals with the promotion and maintenance of Dental Health in Children. Our Paediatric dentists at Prakriya Hospitals have the required exposure in delivering specialised behavioural management techniques. They are also experienced in providing dental treatment under sedation and general anaesthesia. Some elaborate surgeries to cure early stages of mouth cancers in children such as Lingual Fraenectomy (a type of surgery conducted in children to release a condition called tongue-tie) are also performed under Paediatric Dentistry.