Dr. Mahesh Verma, Padma Shri Awardee, President of Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry (IARD) and Vice President of Dental Council of India, will brief about dentures in this video. Dentures are something artificial used to place the missing teeth. Dr. Mahesh will explain we lose teeth because of our poor oral hygiene, dental caries and gum diseases. Dentures are of many types – partial or complete dentures for few or all teeth. Also dentures are removable and fixed types. Also, there are immediate and conventional dentures which are done a couple of weeks later after the extraction of teeth. The dentures also depends on the each patient such as which type are most suitable. He will also talk about metal, ceramic dentures. Dentures also need cleaning and should be maintained. Removable dentures needs to be removed at night and store in a container of water.
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.