Cosmocare Medical Center

Dr. Lavanya George

General & Cosmetic Dentist

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Dr. Samhita Deshpande

General & Cosmetic Dentist

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Dr. Lavanya George graduated from Dr. M.G.R Medical University Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India in the year 2000. She has worked in Chennai and Dubai as General Dentist since then. She has extensive experience in preventive, restorative, and Aesthetic Dentistry.

 

Dr. Lavanya is passionately committed to staying abreast of the latest dental procedures, techniques, materials and technology to provide her patients with superlative quality dental care.

 

She has her esteemed degree in M.Sc., Prosthetic Dentistry from Eastman Dental Institute, London, U.K.

 

She is well trained in Cosmetic Dental Procedures.

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Dr. Samhita is a very friendly dentist, a natural leader with problem solving ability and commitment to excellence. She makes patients very comfortable in a dental chair. She has a multidisciplinary experience of over 25 years, with over 10 years’ experience in Dubai. She passed out from the prestigious Govt.Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai India in 1992 and has been delivering happy smiles ever since!

 

She does all esthetic and cosmetic dental procedures along with routine dental treatments-

 

  • > Dental scaling and polishing
  • > Gum treatments
  • > Full mouth rehabilitation
  • > Invisalign and clear aligners
  • > Teeth whitening
  • > Porcelain/Ceramic veneers, crowns and bridges
  • > Dentures and flippers
  • > White dental fillings
  • > Dental implants
  • > Surgical and routine extractions
  • > Root Canal Treatments
  • > Dental jewelry and sport dentistry
  • > Pediatric dentistry, fluoride treatments

 

OUR SERVICES

Crown & Bridge

A crown is a cap on a tooth, which seals the tooth following a root canal procedure or in cases in which the top of the tooth is broken or has to be r

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Scaling and Polishing

Gum disease is often caused by a build up of plaque bacteria, the best way to remove this is by twice daily tooth brushing. But no matter how well you

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Tooth Extractions

Some teeth are extracted because they are severely decayed.  Others may have advanced periodontal disease or are broken in a way that cannot be repai

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Tooth Colored Fillings

A decayed or injured tooth should be restored in order to avoid further damage. The restoration not only supports the functionality of damaged tooth b

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FAQ's

1. Do I need to arrive early for my first appointment?

Yes. Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to fill out any remaining patient forms.

2. What should I do if I require premedication?

Please be sure to request a prescription prior to your appointment, or if you are unsure, contact us and we can help.

3. What do I need to bring to my first appointment?

Please bring the following items with you to your appointment:

Patient Information Form
Dental Insurance Card (if applicable)
Emirates ID

4. How long will my first appointment last?

It varies, but please plan on 1 to 1.5 hours for the first visit.

5. How can I prevent cavities?

Always spend two to three minutes brushing your teeth. It takes that long to get rid of the bacteria that destroy tooth enamel. Do not brush too hard. It takes very little pressure to remove bacteria and plaque. Floss at least once a day. Flossing is the only way to get bacteria from between your teeth.

Watch the sugar you eat. There is sugar in candy, fruits, crackers and chips. These are the foods that the bacteria in your mouth like best. Be mindful of foods like raisins and peanut butter that stick to your teeth. They can provide a constant supply for the bacteria eating into your teeth. Try to minimize the times during the day when sweet items are eaten and brush your teeth afterwards.

If you cannot brush after a meal, rinse your mouth with water – which can help to remove food from your teeth. Chewing sugarless gum after a meal can also help. Chewing increases the flow of your saliva which acts as a natural plaque-fighting substance. And do not forget your regular dental visits. Good dental habits will go a long way toward a no-cavity visit.

6. What causes morning breath?

When you are asleep, It’s production of saliva in your mouth decreases. Since your saliva is the mouth’s natural mouthwash, most people experience morning breath. Bacteria found on teeth in the crevices and on the taste buds of the tongue, break down the food particles, which produce sulfur compounds. It is actually these sulfur compounds which give our breath a bad odor. Your saliva helps to wash away bacteria and food particles. Your saliva also helps to dissolve the foul smelling sulfur compounds.

Chronic, long-term mouth odor can be a sign of more serious illness. See your dentist if this is a concern.

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