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Dr. Aruna Mohan

Dr. Aruna Mohan

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BDS, MDS - Pedodontics

Pediatric Dentist

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Dentist

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26 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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Dr Aruna Mohan is a Pediatric Dentist and Orthodontist in T Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 22 years in these fields. Dr Aruna Mohan practices at Tooth Fairy(Pediatric dentist) in T Nagar, Chennai. She completed BDS from Madras Dental College in 1990, MDS from the University of Connecticut in 1996 and POS (Orthodontics) the USA. She is a member of the American Dental Association and International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD).

T Nagar, Chennai

Tooth Fairy Pediatric Dentist

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No 5, chokalingam street, Tirumurthy nagar, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Landmark: Nearby Samsung Service Centre, Chennai

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Common questions & answers

Q: Does a pediatric dentist deal with straightening of teeth?

A: A paediatric dentist will mainly be responsible for maintaining your child's dental health by regular check-ups and filling up the cavities and treating decays. If you need straightening of teeth, you should see an orthodontist. You paediatric dentist can refer to the orthodontist.

Q: What treatments does a pediatric dentist specialize in?

A: A paediatric dentist specializes in the following treatments: ·Preventive dental care by recommending proper care of the teeth ·Correcting improper bite and straightening teeth ·Repair of tooth cavities ·Dental injuries ·Oral diseases ·Management of gum diseases ·Counselling for harmful habits like thumb sucking

Q: Why is it better to take a child to pediatric dentist than a regular adult dentist?

A: Children are not as cooperative and patient as adults during a dental examination. A paediatric dentist receives special training to deal with children and also practices it during the course work. They are trained to make children comfortable and also have the required equipment and offices decorated with children in focus. So, it is better to take your child to a paediatric dentist.

Q: How often should I take my child to the pediatric dentist?

A: It is necessary to have a regular dental checkup for your child to maintain proper dental health. You may, therefore, take your child every six months to the paediatric dentist in order to prevent dental problems. Based on your child's oral health, the dentist may suggest how often your child needs to visit.

Q: My baby has his first baby teeth, should I take him to a pediatric dentist?

A: Yes, it is better to take your baby to the paediatric dentist when he or she has the first baby teeth. Baby teeth are very important in child’s development as they help in chewing and also to speak clearly. Your paediatric dentist will monitor the baby teeth and their hygiene.

Awards and Recognitions

Colgate Certificate of honour for Excellence - 1988
JA Masilamani Prize in Medicine - 1989
Dr. Sivarathna Savadi Prize for Best Outgoing Student - 1990

Education

BDS - Madras Dental College, 1991
MDS - Pedodontics - University of Connecticut ,USA, 1997

Memberships

American Dental Association
International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD)

Experience

1992 - 1997 Pediatric Dentist at University of Connecticut Dental School
1997 - 1998 Pediatric Dentist at Royal London Hospital
2000 - 2014 Pediatric Dentist at Tooth Fairy

Registrations

1329 Tamil Nadu State Dental Council, 1991
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