• Brief Profile


     

    Dr Rakesh Malhotra is a practicing senior dental surgeon with specialisation in Orthodontics and has more than 25 years of clinical experience. 

     

    He had a brilliant academic career at the Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George's Medical College, Lucknow and was awarded several Gold Medals, Certificates of Honor, Merit Scholarships and Book Prizes. After his MDS he was on the teaching staff first at Dental College, Lucknow and then at PGI, Chandigarh, actively involved in post-graduate teaching and research programs. Currently he is Visiting Professor, Subharti Dental College, Meerut. 

     

    In 1983 he started his practice. He has a state of the art dental centre with all modern facilities including the latest digital dental imaging systems. The clinic is a reknowned centre for general and specialised dental treatment in the various clinical disciplines of dentistry. Despite being in practice, Dr. Malhotra retains a strong academic interest. He is a regular invitee as keynote speaker at national and international level conferences. He has several publications to his credit in various scientific journals. He has been awarded Fellowship of the International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Currently he is Member, Board of Studies, Dept. of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George’s Medical College, Lucknow. He has been on the editorial board of the Journal of Indian Orthodontic Society for the past five years. 

     

    Dr Malhotra is keenly involved in social work. He is President of ‘Charak Dental Foundation’, an NGO, whose basic aim is to create health awareness and provide low cost treatment to the poor and needy. He has contributed several meaningful articles in leading newspapers and magazines. He has given several talks on Television - NDTV, Lok Sabha TV, and a 15-episode serial program covering all aspects of Dental Health and treatment modalities for Doordarshan telecast under ‘Jeevan Rekha’ in June 2001.

     

Questions Answered by me

There is probably no need to get an x-ray done. A common reason for decay in small children (especially in front teeth) is the milk bottle being...

Answered on : 19 Aug 2010

If the nerves of the tooth are involved then you would require a root canal treatment. Sometimes, however, if the filling of a cervical abrasion...

Answered on : 20 Oct 2009

Vertical marks on teeth signify a defect in the formation of the enamel, which is possibly due to childhood illness accompanied by prolonged use...

Answered on : 16 Apr 2008

You can go in for an implant or a bridge. An implant does not involve the neighbouring teeth but the procedure is more expensive, lengthy and...

Answered on : 12 Mar 2007

Acute infection in the root canal area can give rise to severe pain, which radiates to the whole jaw, ear, head & sometimes the neck. However...

Answered on : 06 Sep 2006

The advantage of an implant is that the neighbouring teeth need not be involved. However, case selection is very critical so that the implant is...

Answered on : 21 Dec 2005

It looks as if a root canal is required in that tooth. A root canal is as such safe except that to properly finish a root canal we need to take x-...

Answered on : 05 Oct 2005

Generally speaking crossbites are dental in nature i.e. the deformity is restricted to the teeth only and can be corrected by orthodontic...

Answered on : 07 Sep 2005

It seems your jaw muscles have got injured while giving the anaesthetic injection the first time. As a result the muscles have gone into a spasm....

Answered on : 30 Aug 2005

Sensitivity of teeth can be because of many reasons. The common ones are:
1. Erosion of the enamel can be because of -

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Answered on : 25 Aug 2005
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