In this video, Dr. Mahesh Verma, Padma Shri Awardee, President of Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and Vice President of Dental Council of India, will discuss about dental implants, in this video. Dental implants are used to replace teeth but they are not teeth. They are anchors to hold teeth which are made of titanium screws or fixtures which are placed by a small surgical procedure. There are no known contraindications for dental implants, many individuals can get it done. He will further explain the procedure how the dental implants are placed which is mainly through surgery. He will also further talk on healing time which takes approximately takes 3 – 6 months. He will discuss about the advantages of dental implants and how to maintain it.
Prof. (Dr.) Mahesh Verma, Director - Principal of Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi Awardee of Padma Shri for his immense contribution in the field of dental sciences. First Doctor to bring about dental awareness through his team in the form of Dental Health Mela organised every year in the city of Delhi. Instrumental in setting up the best dental Institute of the country, currently known as a "Centre of Excellence" treating thousands of underprivileged and common citizens every day in a "State of the Art" modern facilities. A recipient of Dr. B. C. Roy highest National Medical Award by President of India in the year 2008 and other awards including Fellowships from many national and international organizations and academic bodies. Currently involved along with IIT Delhi to develop indigenous dental Implant under CSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.