Hari graduated in 1994, from the DR MGR Medical University, Tamilnadu, India. He then went on to enroll in a three year full time masters programme and in 1998 obtained his MDS in Paediatric dentistry. He subsequently worked as a University Senior Lecturer for 2 years, whilst working part-time in private practice.
In 2001, he worked as a Specialist registrar for the Paedodontics and Endodontics department in a speciality hospital, in the Middle East under the Ministry of Health. In 2004, he continued to pursue a higher training and worked as a Senior Dental Officer in the Maxillofacial departments at Eastbourne, Brighton and Exeter hospitals. During this time he obtained his MFDS RCS. (Membership of the faculty of Dental Surgery and Royal College of Surgeons)
Since 2004 Hari, has worked locally in Eastbourne, providing high quality dentistry. During his time, he also worked as a Senior Dental Officer with the Special Care Dental Services, treating patients requiring surgical dentistry and IV sedation. He has been a member of SAAD since 2005 (Society for the advancement of Anaesthesia in Dentistry.
Hari is interested in Endodontics and Restorative dentistry, along with Paediatric dentistry. With his vast experience in surgical dentistry and Special Care Dentistry, he happily treats children, nervous patients and patients with special needs.
He also offers Invisalign or Smiletru aligner systems for patients with simple orthodontic cases to improve people’s smiles.
Prosthodontics – A prosthodontist is a dental specialist who is skilled in the replacement of missing teeth and the restoration of natural teeth. They are registered on the general dental council’s specialist list, and have had at least 4 years of postgraduate training within a teaching hospital. This type of specialist is trained to deal with complicated and simple restorations of the whole mouth as well as treating facial deformities. Common procedures treated by a prosthodontist may include dentures, fixed bridges, crowns, implants, veneers and more.
Endodontics – An endodontist is a dentist that specialises in the care and treatment and diagnosis of the dental pulp, tooth root, and surrounding tissues and in the associated practice of root canal therapy. Patients are referred to an endodontist when their nerve becomes infected.
Periodontology - A periodontist is a dental specialist that has completed an additional 4 years of specialty training in diagnosing, preventing and treating gum disease. Periodontists can also place dental implants as well as perform cosmetic periodontal treatments.
Dental Implant – A dental implant is a small screw that acts as an artificial tooth root when placed into the jawbone. It is made of titanium, a metal well-accepted by the body and one that can form a strong bond with the bone to create a stable foundation, to create an anchor for the placement of a crown, bridge or denture.
Hypodontia – Is the dental term for missing teeth. Sometimes teeth do not form, it is generally a genetic problem and often occurs in families.
An emergency service is provided so that we can continue to look after our regular patients if dental problems occur when the practice is closed. This information is available out of hours on the answer phone. Emergency appointments are available Monday to Friday during normal surgery hours. These are bookable no more than 24 hours in advance.
Time constraints limit the treatment that can be performed during emergency appointments and whilst we will endeavor to resolve your immediate problem, it will occasionally be necessary to book follow-up appointments to enable treatment completion.
Should you have an out of hours dental emergency that cannot wait, please ring the surgery on 01424 845530 where our out of hours emergency numbers will be provided.
Your call will be triaged and dependant on the problem advice will be given or a dentist will be called out to see you at the practice.
This service is only available to our registered patients. If a dentist is called out there is a minimum charge of £200 to open the surgery, any treatment carried out will incur a further charge.