Dental Sciences

The Department of Dental Sciences at the Multispeciality Hospital offers comprehensive dental care including Periodontics, Prosthodontics, Endodontics and Paedodontics services, to both adults and children. The team of experienced Consultants, Specialists, trained Nurses and Technicians adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to provide personalised, high quality dental care based international treatment protocols. It also works closely with the Cranomaxillofacial Surgery department for management of craniofacial anomalies.

The Outpatient Division functions from 8.00am to 4.30pm.

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Dr. Suma Menon N
Consultant
Dr. Suma Menon N

Dr. Suma Menon N, Consultant, Dental Department, is a Peridontist with more than 7 years of experience in Dentistry. Her areas of special interest are Periodontal regenerative procedures and Periodontal plastic & aesthetic Surgeries. She is an expert in all basic and advanced procedures in Periodontics and General Dentistry.

Qualifications

Fellowship from University of Minnesota| M.D.S (V.S Dental College, Bangalore) | B.D.S (S.R.M Dental College, Chennai)

Achievements

Research fellowship from University of Minnesota, under the tutelage of Dr.Massimo Costalonga

Fellowship in oral implantology by Implant Educators, Florida, USA

Special training in using lasers in Dentistry

Consultant Periodontist, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi

Highly skilled to perform basic and advanced procedures in Periodontics and General Dentistry

Written research articles

Proficient in Malayalam, English, Hindi, Tamil and Kannada

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Dr. Jijo Paul
Associate Consultant
Dr. Jijo Paul

A highly trained Dental Surgeon with more than 15 years of experience to his credit,Dr. Jijo Paul is an expert in Maxillo -Facial Prosthesis and Dental Implantology. He is the first Surgeon in India to develop a mouth stick appliance for paralysed patients (the first case of its kind in the country and the fifth in the world). Dr.Jijo Paul also holds the honour of being the developer of India's first indigenous closed field magnetic system supported dentures and cranio facial prosthesis.

Qualifications

FIDEA | MDS (Dr. M.G.R Medical University Chennai) | BDS (Dr. M.G.R Medical University Chennai)

Achievements

Emergency Services, Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL)

Professional Consultant, Zhermack, Italy

Consultant Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Dept. of Head and Neck Surgery,Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

Professor of Prosthetic and Implantology, MES Dental College, Perithalmanna Indigenous development of:

Materials and new techniques facial prosthesis

Material and methods for denture identification for forensic Odontology

Member of:

International College Of Prosthodontics USA

Indian Dental Association

Indian Prosthodontic Society

Magnetic Society Of India

Dental Research Of India

Tamil Nadu Dental Council

Awards

Dr. Barucha Award

Dr .F.D Mirza Award

Proficient in Malayalam, English, Hindi

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Aster Facilities
Periodontics
  • Root planning
  • Curettage
  • Frenectomy
  • Gingivectomy
  • Periodontal flap surgery
  • Regenerative procedures including bone grafting
  • Guided tissue regeneration using membranes
  • Periodontal plastic and aesthetic surgeries
Prosthodontics
  • Ceramic crown
  • Dental bridge
  • Removable partial dentures
Endodontics
  • Dental restorations
  • Root canal treatment
Paedodontics
  • Tooth extraction
  • Treatment for dental caries
  • Surgical removal of impacted tooth
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