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Dr. Frank Mehta

Dr. Frank Mehta

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BDS

Pediatric Dentist

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14 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Frank Mehta is a Pediatric Dentist in Peddar Road, Mumbai and has an experience of 14 years in this field. Dr. Frank Mehta practices at Dentists Inc. in Peddar Road, Mumbai and Life Time Smiles in Borivali East, Mumbai. He completed BDS from Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai in 2006 and MDS from Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai in 2008. He is a member of Indian Dental Association and Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Cosmetic Veneers/Bonding,Impaction / Impacted Tooth Extraction,Ceramic Veneers / Crowns ,Dental Checkup (General) and Tooth Extraction etc.

Peddar Road, Mumbai

Dentists Inc.

5.0

403 Doctor House, Landmark: Opposite Jaslok Hospital., Mumbai

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Mon - Sat

04:00 - 08:00

1000

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.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

1st Price in World Dental Show for Best Scientific Paper - 2012

Education

BDS - Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai, 2006

Memberships

Indian Dental Association
Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

Experience

2008 - Present Consultant at Smile Avenue Dental Clinic
2013 - Present Lecturer at Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital
2016 - 2018 Associate Professor at DY Patil School of Dentistry

Registrations

A-15275 Maharashtra State Dental Council, 2008

Trainings and Certifications

MDS - Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai, 2008
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