Here's the drill: rock up, sit by the road, open wide, then smile

By October 24, 2011 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

THE patient is willing but his flesh is weak. It takes two goes to fix the tooth in his mouth, and for it to stay in place.

”Finished,” the dentist says, and the patient smiles, now more completely, with the gaping hole artfully covered with a new incisor.

As if dentistry wasn’t invasive enough, a crowd has gathered to watch, pressing uncomfortably close to the operation in progress. The spectators, too, seem pleased with the result. cosmetic dentist London.. Going to the dentist in Kashmir is a public, probing, and, on occasion, painful event.

In Srinagar, the roadside dentists set up shop at the major bus stop, perhaps in the knowledge that the jarring roads leading into Kashmir’s main city will be good for business.cosmetic dentist London

Not for Kolu Singh the paraphernalia of waiting rooms filled with uncomfortable chairs and aged magazines. His practice is where he takes it.

Today he is squatted in the roadside dirt, wedged between a fruit vendor and a cobbler, his wares pulled from a leather bag and laid out before him…He also has several small bottles of chemicals, including an industrial glue used to keep teeth firmly in people’s mouths. The label on the bottle reads: ”Designed for all repairs.” It adds, seemingly as an afterthought: ”Useful for orthodontic work.”dental implants London 

Mr Singh cannot point to a licence to practise, but neither can any of his roadside colleagues. This is not unusual in a country such as India, where the informal labour market often dwarfs the organised.

Dentistry is his family business, he explains. He learned the craft from his father, who learned from his father. ”Our work is important,” he says. ”We help many people. People who couldn’t otherwise go to a dentist, they can come to us.”..Read more

Smile Clinic for general and cosmetic dentistry London with specialist in dental implants London, cosmetic veneers, smile makeover, cosmetic dental bridge and cosmetic denture. Bite and TMJ treatment London and root canal treatments London are also provided by specialist cosmetic dentist London. Check out our special Dental offers dental implant cost london


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
London Smile Care

About London Smile Care

Visiting Us

The London Smile Care Dental Clinic
2 Upper Wimpole Street,
London W1G 6LD

Tel: 020 7486 4861
Fax: 020 7486 4862
Mob: 07950 784 855

About London Smile Care

We are proud to provide the widest possible choice of private dentistry to our clients including: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening, Dental Implants, Hygienist services / treating gum disease, Root Canal Treatments (Endodontics), Conventional and invisible Braces (Orthodontics), Occlusion / TMJ disorders, Sedation for the anxious patients

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.