This department established & started its function along with CPEIC in August 2005. It is the first associated dental department with Cardiac Institute in Pakistan.
Dental Section of this hospital is modern and well equipped, located on the first floor, providing excellent dental facilities. It has contributed significantly to the field of cardiac surgery in very short period of time regarding dental clearance of the patient having rheumatic heart disease leading to Sub acute bacterial Endocarditis.
The Primary aim of this department is to provide Pre-operative dental clearance of the patient undergoing valvular heart surgery. However any patient requiring dental treatment is provided this facility within the institute saving them hassle and the cost of visiting to other dental Hospitals.
This department is working under two consultant Dental Surgeons, one Dental Technician and two Dental Assistants and following procedures being performed routinely in this department.
- Dental X-Rays
- Orthopantomogram (OPG X-ray)
- Composite/Aesthetic Filling
- Glass Ionomer Filling
- Silver Amalgum Filling
- Scaling & Polishing of full teeth
- Dental Abscess Treatment
- Treatment of Pyorrhea/Gingivitis
- Simple & Surgical tooth Extraction
- Root Canal Treatment
- Treatment of Cyst
- Surgical Excision of Impacted Tooth
In future we are planning to provide the modern and advanced dental treatment i.e. Dental Implants to the required cardiac patients with the support of Orthopantomogram (OPG) which has already been installed and working in the Radiology Department for the last three years.
Dr. Naseem Abbas Siddiqui Dental Surgeon