“Care for your kid’s teeth”

Posted by Dr. Mahaleshmi U (Dental Surgeon, Kamala Dental) on 9th june 2017

Infant dental care is important from the very beginning. We recommend an initial visit before the child’s 1st birthday to make sure teeth and gums are cared for and cleaned properly.

We provide you with expert tips on how to take care of your child’s teeth at home. Advice typically includes the proper way to floss and additional information based on the specific condition of your child’s teeth.

Your baby’s primary teeth are important as child’s future dental health depends on them. We provides parent with a guide for oral care so that they will have excellent dental hygiene as they mature.

We Kamala provides you, Tooth Coloured Fillings (Composite resin), Stainless Steel Crowns, Dental Cleaning, Fluoride Application, Early (interceptive) Orthodontic Care, Extractions (Tooth Removal), Pulp treatment (Pulpotomy), Sealants, Space Maintainers.

Dental Health Advice for new and expecting mothers

Posted by Dr. Lakshmi Ashwin (Dental Surgeon, Kamala Dental) on 30th may 2017

With a baby on the way or just born, last thing you have time to think about is your teeth.

If you do not practise good dental health during and after your pregnancy, there could be long- term consequences for you and your baby.

It’s a must to visit your dentist if you are planning to get pregnant or shortly after you become pregnant. That visit can help you to ensure that your teeth and gums remain healthy throughout your pregnancy.

Gingivitis is the most common dental issue for expecting mothers. High levels of hormone progesterone creates more acid in the mouth during pregnancy which can lead to gingivitis. Symptoms include red, swollen gums that bleed during brushing and flossing. Untreated gingivitis become periodontitis.

Tooth decay is another risk during pregnancy. Acid in your mouth breaks down your enamel when you vomit. Breastfeeding moms are at higher risk. So they have to be always hydrated.


a. Maintain good oral hygiene

b. Thorough brushing twice per day and flossing once per day

c. Use bacteria killing mouthwash between meals as suggested by your dentist

d. Drink lots of water (Prevent dry mouth)

e. Second trimester will be the right time to visit dentist for oral prophylaxis and cavity fillings.

Please take care of your health first so that you can take good care of your baby.

We at Kamala dental, Provide best care for all expecting moms. Contact us to fix an appointment.

More gain in less visits

Posted by Dr. Santhini Jyothish (Endodontist, Kamala Dental) on 1st may 2017

One of the fastest growing areas of dentistry in the recent years is observed to be endodontics. Endodontic therapy (Root canal therapy) is perceived by many as a procedure to be feared. With continuously evolving newer technology the art and science of endodontics have multiple travelled as well as untravelled roads in their quest for excellence. Endodontic success depends upon localization, proper canal preparation and three dimensional obturation of canal system. To achieve these goals, endodontic therapy used to be performed in multiple visits for complete disinfection of the canal all together for the better success. Because of the ever expanding newer materials, clinicians ability to perform more accurate endodontic procedures using loupes, dental microscopes, which greatly increases the visualization, enhanced imaging technologies using digital radiography, precise canal length determination using apex locators and root canal cleaning and shaping with more refined rotary driven Ni Ti files used with computer assisted electronic hand pieces, ultrasonics, laser assisted disinfection all for the sake of achieving an optimum result, ultimately adding to a concept of “ Maximum Dentistry in Minimum Visits”.

Tooth Avulsion

Posted by Dr. Brenda Reenu Benjamin (Dental Surgeon, Kamala Dental) on 17th april 2017

How can we help when a person’s tooth is accidentally knocked out?

First and foremost, rush to a dentist with your knocked out tooth stored in milk or saliva. Immediate reinsertion and immobilisation is done.

How we manage….

Tooth should be reinserted within a few hours of injury, it should be cleaned with saline, then placed in storage medium. Root surface should not be touched. Milk is preferred storage medium. Saline can also be used if milk is not available. Socket is irrigated with saline and local anaesthetic used to provide analgesia, before reinserting the tooth. After reinserting the tooth is splinted. The patient is advised not to eat or drink anything hot or cold, until definitive care.

So in case of a knocked out tooth, rush to us- Kamala Dental Speciality Hospital, which is located near to many primary and secondary schools.

Major Surgical Procedures

Posted by Dr.Segin Chandran on 20rd August 2015

Orthognathic (corrective jaw) surgery is needed when jaws don't meet correctly and/or teeth don't seem to fit with jaws. Teeth are straightened with orthodontics and corrective jaw surgery repositions misaligned jaws. This not only improves facial appearance, but also ensures that teeth meet correctly and function properly.

Laser Dentistry

Posted by Dr.Segin Chandran on 23rd july 2015

The charm of soft tissue laser in dentistry ranges from treatment of oral ulcers and gum diseases to removal of tongue tie; to depigmentation of gums to smile designing; to even sterilization of root canals providing you a totally infection free healthy mouth.

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