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Dentistry now and then in Nepal

Dentistry started circa 7000 BC grew slowly all the way to Pierre Fauchard’s time around  17/18 century ( This article is being written in Kathmandu around 2021 by 21 century Nepali Dentist Dr Dinesh Karki  ) Let’s continue:  The French surgeon, as said above, used watch making small equipment, ornament twisting and turning arms and shaving razors to treat and do dental works. This is how PF is a father modern dentistry. 

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After that, world has not been the same. Dentistry too has travelled long distance from that primitive state to today’s laser, AI and Robotic dentistry. 

Our part of the world, Nepal, Nepali Dentistry, Katmandu based dentist and dentistry, have also been a part of dental world’s microcosm.

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Nepal can now boast good dental hygienists, hardworking cum dexterous general dentists and knowledged packed dental academician to super specialists in all the specilaity based dental services in Kathmandu and out of Kathmandu valley. 

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With the advent of dental school, private dental hospitals, and clinics, professionalism in dentistry (in Nepal ) is slowly rising. 

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I still remember one senior dentist fro Kathmandu recounting  his experience as a dental clinician just 30 years ago: doing incomplete RCTs due to limited resources, going and redressing rct cases at nights of the same day it was opened/dressed due to pain,  not so good tooth digging machines, not-that-well-fitting Indian lab made fixed dentures/bridges, amalgam anecdotes,  and more. Service was that unpredictable those days. Still, they worked by heart that is why dentistry in Nepal sustained. 

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And, another senior dentist, I remember saying, they used to have professional gatherings at small restaurants. He means that number of dentists then were very less.

Fast forward 25 plus years, dentistry in Nepal has grown so so rapidly.   

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Now, you can have services like “Single day root canal filling followed by flashy and strong tooth crowns of Zirconia” in Kathmandu. You can get flashy looking, no bleeding  laser surgeries in dental clinic of Kathmandu, to correct teeth have many better and cool options to have perfect smiles in the prthodontoc clinics Kathmandu viz: invisible aligners, lingual wires for crooked teeth management and other cutting age things are being at the diposal of common people who need dental service.

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Every corner in Kathmandu brandishes flashy dental clinics with well embossed boards and plates. And, number of dentists have increased. Kathmandu centred dentists are slowly moving out to start flashy dental clinics to districts and small Towns of Nepal as dental health awarenes is slowly growing around that area too. 

In a nutshell, Nepal’s dentistry is moving up. Specialty based dental practice is springing up. Many dentists are working around the countries. Here we have some Registered dentist from Nepal some are in Kathmandu and some from out of Kathmandu.

Dentist near you who can be addressing your smile concern, hygiene concern and emergceny concern well.

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If you live in Banepa or Dhading or Nuwakot. You may think of coming to Kathmandu for the better dental care as city is not that far but a good dentist can be near you. So, sort that out before you leave for the downtown. We can be of help.

Amid a pool of dentists, you can get a smile weaver or pain releiver or hygiene carer. Some of Nepal’s dentists are here. We are updating list soon. 

Dr Rajendra Kr Sherchan

Dr Mahendra Maharjan Kathmandu

Dr Harsh Kumar Tiwari

Dr Jitendra Ray Yadav 

Dr Ravish Mishra, Butwal

Dr Shrijana Chapagain, Butwal

Dr Kalit Raj joshi

Dr Dristi Raj Joshi

Dr Rita Singh Kathmandu

Dr Parajeeta Dixit Kathmandu

Dr Christina Pradhan Kathmandu

Dr Sita Niure

Dr Bipul Rajbhandari Kathmandu

Dr Anuj Khanal

Dr Rupa Pant Kathmandu

Dr Anjali Tandukar

Dr Anjani Kumar Yadav

Dr Bijeta Panta Kathmandu

Dr Bikram Shrestha 

Dr Dinesh Shrestha Kathmandu

Dr Namrata Pradhan Chitwan

Dr Shankar Shrestha Palpa

Dr Biswo Thakur Kathmandu

Dr Yamuna Sapkota Nuwakot

Dr Sanjeeta Makaju Pokhara

Dr Binita Bajracharya

Dr Netra Bhushal Butwal

Dr Arjun Rijal Kathmandu

Dr Dilip Bhandari Kathmandu

Dr Anisha Dhital Kathmandu

Dr Luxmi Shrestha Kathmandu

Dr Sanjaya K Tiwari Kathmandu

Dr Mukesh K Yadav Bara Kalaiya

Dr Shakti Sharma , Lalitpur 

Dr Swechchha Pokhrel Kathmandu

Dr Sanjay Sah Kathmandu

Dr Aswin Shrestha Kathmandu

Dr Usmita Lohani Kathmandu

Dr Oshin Thapa Pokara

Dr Chetan Basnet Kathmandu

Dr Sushil Shah Birgunj

Dr Krishna Regmi BharatPur

Dr Barsha Ghimire Kathmandu

Dr Kripa Tamrakar Kathmandu

Dr shikha Bhandari Kathmandu

Dr Ranju Khadka Kathmandu

Dr Anusha Bhatta Kathmandu

Dr John Gurung Kathmandu

Dr Amit Kumar Singh Biratnagar

Dr Hari Prasad Oli Kathmandu

Dr Bishwo Prachanda Sedhain