The Smile Craft

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Meet Our Dentists

Founder & Director Of Smile Craft Advanced Dental Care

Dr. Kusum Bashetty has been practising  Dentistry for more than 20 years with specialization in root canal treatment and cosmetic dentistry. She has further honed her skills through Fellowship in Cosmetic dentistry affiliated to the American Academy of cosmetic dentistry and Edelweiss smile designing from Austria(Europe), to provide high quality advanced cosmetic and restorative dental care. She has been previously associated with The Oxford dental college as an Associate Professor and also worked as a consultant with many dental clinics in the city.

Dr Kusum expertise in crafting beautiful smile with minimal invasive procedures under dental operatory microscope and highly advanced technology to make your dental chair experience a more comfortable, safe and stress free one.

Dr. Kusum Bashetty
Cosmetic Dentist & Endodontist

-: Our Expert Specialists :-

Dr. Sheedevi Jayakrishna
Dr. Sheedevi Jayakrishna

Dr. Sreedevi graduated from the prestigious Manipal University, Manipal and received the IDA scholarship award for acquiring highest marks in bds in the year 2013. After four years of practice as a successful general dentist, she went on to pursue her true passion for children's dentistry and earned her masters from under the rajiv Gandhi University, Bangalore.

She never misses an opportunity to spread awareness about oral health and has conducted various dental camps to spread awareness about infant oral health. Known for her patient and nurturing attitude towards children, she also has special interest in treating children with special health care needs, full mouth rehabilitation under general anesthesia and pays special attention to preventive concepts of dental care. she also has a patient to her credit and has special interest in the aspect of material research in dentistry. she strongly believes that all smiles are equally important.

Dr. Kumaraswamy
Oral Surgeon & Implantologist
Dr. Kumaraswamy

Dr. Kumarswamy is specialized in oral and maxillofacial surgery with 23 years of experience.he is specialized in

Trauma care
Orthognathic surgery
Oralfacial pathology
General oral surgery

Dr. Prashanth G S
Dr. Prashanth G S

Dr Prashanth G S finished his graduation in the year 1999 & post graduation in the department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics from Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere He is working as a Professor in MS Ramaiah Dental College & Hospital and consults in Muscat, Oman as a Orthodontist.
Dr Prashanth frequently undertakes continuing education courses, upgrading his knowledge and skills under the guidance of local and international experts. He carefully evaluates all new advances in the dental arena before venturing into new areas.
He proficient yet gentle and sympathetic, and treats every patient with special regard to their individual needs.

Particular interests are:
Orthodontics & dentofacial orthopaedics
Clear path Orthodontics
Smile rejuvenation through orthopaedics.
Graduated from Bapuji Dental College & Hospital in 1999 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
Post graduation from Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere through Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
M Orth RCS (Edin)
Karnataka State Dental Council
Professional Memberships:
Indian Dental Association.
Indian Orthodontic Society
Alpha Omega.

Dr. Uma Swaminathan
TMJ/TMD Orofascial Pain/Sleep Apnea
Dr. Uma Swaminathan

Dr. Uma Swaminathan graduated from Ragas Dental College & Hospital , Chennai and did her Masters in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. With over 21 years  of Clinical experience she and has worked in The Oxford Dental college & Research centre and in AECS Maaruti Dental college & Research centre, Bangalore. Dr. Uma Swaminathan has guided  many Post graduates in her tenure and published many articles in National and International  journals. She was also the  Associate Editor of the IAOMP journal in the year 2014- 2016.

Dr Uma Swaminathan successfully completed the Fellowship in Comprehensive Cosmetic Dentistry in the Chennai Aesthetic Dentistry Club, Affiliate of AACD ( American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry) and is currently pursuing Fellowship on Orofacial Pain, TMD and Sleep Apnea in Rossmann University USA 

Dr. Priya Patil
Associate Dentist
Dr. Priya Patil

Dr. Priya Patil graduated from People's University Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh is accomplished by 5 distinction Gold Medals during her Bachelors of Dental Surgery. She is a General Dentist who is passionate about her work and has a experience of high quality patient care who possess extensive knowledge in dental treatment and techniques for patients of all age groups.

After completing her graduation in the year 2022, she is successfully working in private clinics. She knows Kannada, English and Hindi languages for effective doctor-patient communication. She is well trained for diagnosing the dental problems and for performing all general dental procedures as well as to manage the clinic.

Dr. Ashish Sharma
Periodontist and Oral Implantologist
Dr. Ashish Sharma

Dr.Ashish Sharma is a Consultant Laser Periodontist and Oral Implantologist working in Bangalore.
He completed his BDS from the prestigious Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, Davangere in 2011 and MDS from AECS Maruthi Dental College, Bangalore in 2015.
He has a vast experience as a practicing dental surgeon since 12 years. He is well renowned in the field of Periodontics with more than 8 years of experience as a Laser Periodontist.
He has attended multiple workshops on Dental implants and Lasers to expand his knowledge and skills and has worked extensively in this speciality.
He is well versed with various periodontal treatment modalities like Non-surgical Periodontal therapy, Periodontal Surgical procedures, Regenerative Periodontal therapy and other soft tissue procedures. He has a rich experience of working with various corporate dental clinics (Denty's/Clove Dental) and is currently associated with various dental clinics to provide personalized and advanced dental care.

Dr. Deepak S
Oral Surgeon & Implantologist
Dr. Deepak S

Dr. Deepak S completed his Bachelors and Masters of dentistry in the specialty of Maxillofacial Surgery from the reputed Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, INDIA and obtained his Fellowship and DIPLOMATE in oral Implantology from International Congress of Oral Implantology ICOI ( USA). He is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department Of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at R V Dental College, Bangalore.

He has more than fourteen years of clinical experience in various areas of maxillofacial surgery like Trauma care management, Orthognathic surgery, Oral cancer and pathologies and Implant dentistry.

He has advanced training and high specialization with more than five international certification programmes in the field of Advanced Implant dentistry. He has performed extensive work in the areas of Sinus lift augmentation and onlay bone grafting in aiding the implant prosthetic rehabilitation of highly compromised clinical scenarios with minimal native jaw bones.

He is a Post Graduate Guide and a Mentor for Implantology Trainees under the reputed  Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. He has more than 15 Publications in the International Journals and has 4 ongoing Research Projects.

Dr. Rakshita Rao
Dr. Rakshita Rao

Dr. Rakshitha Rao - Prosthodontist and implantologist with over two years of experience. Prosthodontics specializes in the art and science of replacing missing teeth.This encompasses a wide range of procedures, including crowns, bridges, implants, dentures, and full mouth rehabilitations. Graduated from R V dental college in 2017 and completed masters in 2021 from kims hospital and college dental sciences.

Dr Harshitha V S
Specialises in Restorative dentistry and Endodontics
Dr Harshitha V S

Dr Harshitha VS, Specialises in Restorative dentistry and Endodontics. A compassionate and diligent professional. She is dedicated to providing her patients with comfortable and highest quality of care. She believes in minimal invasive dentistry and interdisciplinary treatment approach. She is adept at root canal therapies and comprehensive patient care.

Achievements: Published article in a renowned journal.

Professional membership: IACDE

Dr. Arthi Talikoti
Prosthodontics & Implantology
Dr. Arthi Talikoti

Dr. Arati Talikoti graduated from KLE Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum and completed her post graduation in Prosthodontics & Implantology at M S Ramaiah Dental College in the year 2008 , Bangalore through Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.

Dr. Ruchika Bagaria
Associate Dentist
Dr. Ruchika Bagaria

Dr. Ruchika Bagaria graduated from Dr. R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital (GDC Kolkata) in the year 2018. She has worked as Junior Resident for 2 years in Govt. The hospital serves more than 1000 patients daily.
She has experience in managing a private clinic and handling patients as she has been running the clinic single-handedly for the last two and a half years.
She is hard-working and committed to providing a comfortable experience to the patients. Skilled in pain management and providing guidance on preventive oral hygiene to the patient.
She knows 3 languages ​​(English, Hindi, Bengali) and improves patient-doctor interaction and is well trained to perform all common dental procedures.

Dr. Sushmini Hegde
Oral Medicine & Radiologist
Dr. Sushmini Hegde

Dr. Sushmini Hegde is specialized in Oral Medicine and Radiology(MDS). She is working in The Oxford Dental College. She have a 13 years of experience in teaching program and research. 35 publication to the credit inclusive of original research on mucosal lesion, TMDs and saliva diagnostics certification course on physiotherapy for TMDs and dry needling of the muscles associated with TMDs.