Choithram Hospital and Research Centre boasts of a hi-tech, world-class Dental Centre where all dental treatments are performed under one roof, in a hygienic and aseptic environment.

 

Facilities & Services:

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Instant Tooth Whitening
  • Root Canal Treatments
  • Cavity Fillings (Tooth-coloured)
  • Orthodontic Treatments (Braces)
  • Dental Implants
  • Gum Surgeries
  • Bridges
  • Child Dental Care
  • Other Treatments

 

Department Team:

 

  • Dr. Avijeet Mitra                    
  • Dr. Rachna Dubey


Additional Information: (drop-down)

 

ROOT CANAL

 

Root canal is a dental procedure, which helps in removing the entire internal parts, mainly pulp chamber of the tooth. Root canal treatment involves the filling of the prepared empty cavity with suitable bio-compatible material. This procedure is done and advised only when the tooth cannot compensate restoring material in a small cavity on the surface. The procedure involves the removal of the nervous elements of the tooth, which have been infected or decayed already due to microbial action or any physical pressures.

 

Usually, all root canal treatments at CHRC are performed in a single sitting of approximately 20 minutes (unless contraindicated) by our endodontic expert, to add more comfort and convenience to your overall treatment experience. Up to four to six root canal treatments can be performed in a single visit but there are a few factors, which decide the amount of chair time and the number of sittings. The position of tooth in the mouth, maxillary molars take more time than the mandibles ones. Number of roots present in a tooth and number of root canals seen in the roots, as each of the canal is to be emptied and filled with the filling material.

 

INSTANT TOOTH WHITENING

 

A smile is the most wonderful thing to share. Do you hesitate to smile because your teeth are stained, yellowed or dull? Or do you have white teeth, but you still want the brightest, whitest smile possible?

60 minutes is all it takes to transform your dull and yellowish teeth to a dazzling, brilliant white appearance. In today's era where our appearance is so vital to our success, yellow and dull teeth can have a negative effect on one’s personality. This is why CHRC is one of the very few dental centres across MP, which not only specializes but also guarantees brilliant white teeth in a matter of just 60 minutes! The procedure is absolutely safe and results guaranteed! The results last for 2 years or more. CHRC prides itself as the tooth-whitening expert, with more than 10 tooth whitening cases done daily!


Microscopic intrinsic stains and discolorations are present deep within the teeth, which give them an overall dull or yellowish appearance. Such stains are professionally removed by our whitening experts with the use of a peroxide-based agent. The peroxide reacts with such stains producing substances thereby oxidizing and removing them completely. The gums and lips are protected with special barriers to prevent their contact with peroxide.

 

COSMETIC DENTISTRY

 

Cosmetic dentistry holds a unique meaning. We don't just mechanically align your teeth but we take into consideration various factors such as age, sex, occupation, personality, expectations, skin colour, eye colour, hair colour and facial features in a harmonious blend to give you a smile that will be the envy of others.

All mild to extreme cases of cosmetic dental corrections are treated will flawless perfection by our reputed panel of cosmetic dentists using the latest techniques in dentistry.

 

Problems like Crooked teeth, Chipped teeth, Protruding teeth, Missing teeth, Stained teeth, Misaligned teeth, Smiles, which are not in harmony with the facial features are all treated through the following Cosmetic Procedures:

 

Porcelain Veneers

Composite Veneers

Bonding

Crown Lengthening

Gum pigmentation

Instant Tooth Whitening

Recontouring of teeth

Aesthetic Full Ceramic Crowns

Composite restorations and build-ups

 

ORTHODONTIC TREATMENT

 

Orthodontics is the branch of dentistry that corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean, are 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, TMJ syndrome and neck, shoulder and back pain. Teeth that are crooked or not in the right place can also detract from one's appearance.

 

The benefits of orthodontic treatment include a healthier mouth, a more pleasing appearance, and teeth that are more likely to last a lifetime.

 

A specialist in this field is called an orthodontist. Orthodontists receive two or more years of education beyond their four years in dental school in an ADA-approved orthodontic training program.

 

Many different types of appliances, both fixed and removable, are used to help move teeth, retrain muscles and affect the growth of the jaws. These appliances work by placing gentle pressure on the teeth and jaws. The severity of the problem determines which orthodontic approach will be most effective.



Fixed appliances include:

Braces — the most common fixed appliances, braces consist of bands, wires and/or brackets. Bands are fixed around the teeth or tooth and used as anchors for the appliance, while brackets are most often bonded to the front of the tooth. Arch wires are passed through the brackets and attached to the bands. Tightening the arch wire puts tension on the teeth, gradually moving them to their proper position. Braces are usually adjusted monthly to bring about the desired results, which may be achieved within a few months to a few years. Today's braces are smaller, lighter and show far less metal than in the past. They come in bright colors for kids as well as clear styles preferred by many adults.

 

Special fixed appliances — used to control thumb-sucking or tongue-thrusting, these appliances are attached to the teeth by bands. Because they are very uncomfortable during meals, they should be used only as a last resort.


Fixed space maintainers — if a baby tooth is lost prematurely, a space maintainer is used to keep the space open until the permanent tooth erupts. A band is attached to the tooth next to the empty space, and a wire is extended to the tooth on the other side of the space.

 

Maxillofacial Trauma Injuries to the face, by their very nature, impart a high degree of emotional, as well as physical trauma to patients. The science and art of treating these injuries requires special training involving a "hands on" experience and an understanding of how the treatment provided will influence the patient's long term function and appearance.

 

OTHER TREATMENTS

 

SILVER FILLINGS: A cavity calls for your dentist to remove the decay and to fill in the tooth area that was removed in order to prevent further decay and strengthen the affected tooth. There have been lots of advances in modern dentistry that make this process much more comfortable and use materials that are safer and more aesthetically pleasing. Earlier the trend was to have amalgam fillings (silver) or gold filling restorations. These fillings contain mercury, which is poisonous to the body as well as the environment. Also the amalgam fillings are generally not as advantageous as composite fillings because they demand more of a tooth removal and are susceptible to corrosion.

 

PROFESSIONAL CLEAN UP: Professional clean up / oral prophylaxis / scaling and polishing is essential at least once every six months for all individuals in order to maintain the overall health of the oral cavity. It involves the removal of plaque, tartar and stains which accumulate over a period of time.

 

EXTRACTIONS / SURGICAL EXTRACTIONS OF IMPACTED TEETH: Generally, most of the wisdom teeth are impacted (embedded fully or partially within the bone) and require a surgical extraction. All surgical extractions at CHRC are performed by oral surgeons under strict standards of hygiene and sterilization.

 

REPLACEMENT OF 'BLACK-LINE' CROWNS / ARTIFICIAL LOOKING CROWNS: In the previous generation, the crowns used for the anterior teeth were mostly ceramic fused to metal crowns, with a metal base coated by ceramic. One of the major drawbacks of such crowns is the unsightly black metal line seen along the border of the crown along with a mild metallic tint to the overall crown. At Choithram, only metal-free, ceramic crowns are used for all anterior teeth. In such crowns, not only does the metal appearance and black lines disappear but also, in combination with the right tints and translucencies are made to look like real natural teeth and blend beautifully with the adjacent teeth. In fact, it becomes almost impossible to distinguish visually a well done metal-free crown from a natural tooth.

 

RECONTOURING OF TEETH: Minor alterations in the shape and size of the teeth are brought about to enhance the existing smile.

 

RECONTOURING OF THE GUMS: Sometimes the natural contours of the gums are uneven and unsymmetrical producing an unaesthetic smile. Such gums are recontoured to make them look more pleasing and aesthetic.

 

DEPIGMENTATION OF GUMS: Black and brown pigments are occasionally present on gums. Such pigments are removed to produce natural and pink aesthetic gums.