Children are not miniature adults. They are individuals in transition whose growth into adulthood should be supported, encouraged, and facilitated.
Apex is your Dental home and our Specialist Pediatric Dentist- Dr. Shweta Nihalani provides an ongoing assessment of your child’s oral and dental health, monitors your child’s needs and provides advice and treatment to ensure your child’s wellbeing. From teething infants, peer appalled teenagers, to aspirant young adults, she has a little something for them all
Having completed her Bachelors in Dental Surgery (B.D.S) in 2006 in India ,she went on to do her Master’s degree (M.D.S) in Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry in 2012 after a few years in private practise.
Her Post graduation involved training in
– Handling of pre-cooperative, apprehensive to phobic children/ adolescents including differently abled children
– Restorative procedures
– Endodontic procedures including root canals
– Treatment of traumatic injuries
– Orthodontic treatment (space maintainers, regainers & habit breaking appliances).
– Preventive dentistry
Upon completing her post-graduation, she practised as a private practitioner and Consultant Paediatric Dentist in a private hospital and a few clinics in Delhi NCR before she moved to Dubai in early 2020. . A passionate proponent of MIPD (Minimally invasive Paediatric Dentistry ), she is a firm believer in inculcating good dietary habits in children to prevent occurrence of oral diseases and conservation of tooth structure.
An academic at heart , she has published papers in reputed national journals and has also been Senior Faculty in Dental College for 4 years. She has also presented papers at various National Conferences, Conventions & CDE programs. She is a life Member of Indian Society of Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry, life Member of Indian Dental Association and has done Hands–on Course in Nitrous oxide-oxygen sedation
What you wouldn’t know about her : A gym enthusiast , travel freak and a hands on mom – she believes that “ Dentistry begins at home “. She has used a “Space maintainer “ to great effect.- being a mother to 2 lovely daughters – a teenager and a toddler.
Languages Known : English, Hindi , Sindhi and a language of patience