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Dr. Nikhil Vashi

Dr. Nikhil Vashi

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BDS, MDS - Orthodontics



39 Years Experience Overall  (35 years as specialist)

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Dr. Nikhil Vashi has done MDS in Orthodontics in 1985 from Nair Hospital Dental College, Bombay University. He is a Diplomate of Indian Board of Orthodontics (D.I.B.O.) since 2000.He has made scientific presentations regularly since 1989 at various conferences and scientific meetings of different associations in India and abroad.He has the number of publications to his credit. Conducts workshops for Orthodontists and P.G students. He is a fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy, Fellow of World Federation of Orthodontists and has been associated with a number of local Dental and Orthodontic Associations.

Andheri West, Mumbai

The Braces Point


2/13, Madhav Nagar, Above Merwan's Cake Shop, S. V. Road., Landmark: Near Andheri Bus Depot, Opposite BSES Hospital, Mumbai

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Mon - Wed, Fri

03:00 - 08:30


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10:00 - 02:00


Common questions & answers

Q: Which treatments are given by an orthodontist?

A: The orthodontist specialises in the following treatments: ·Straightening of crooked teeth ·Alignment of misaligned teeth ·Bad bites (difficulty in chewing due to teeth alignment) ·Correct problems during facial growth and development ·Treat dental problems in all ages children, teens and adults

Q: Can an orthodontist perform surgery on my teeth?

A: Orthodontists can carry out the removal of teeth or surgical removal of wisdom tooth. However, he does not play a direct role in surgery. He is responsible for an initial evaluation, pre-surgical orthodontics, planning of the surgery and post-surgical care along with the surgeon who actually performs the surgery.

Q: Can I go to an orthodontist if I am planning to have braces?

A: Yes, an orthodontist specializes in straightening your teeth with the help of braces. You may see an orthodontist at the age of six or seven when the permanent teeth start appearing and are crooked in nature.

Q: Can an orthodontic help with cosmetic dentistry?

A: Orthodontists can help with cosmetic dentistry. They deal with all types of treatment that align your teeth properly and straighten your teeth. This can be done for the cosmetic purpose to get a good smile. Many times orthodontists are consulted for the cosmetic appearance of teeth.

Q: Can an orthodontist perform a teeth whitening treatment?

A: Many times after the braces treatment, you need teeth whitening treatment. The orthodontic who has treated you for the teeth straightening will guide you regarding teeth whitening. Your orthodontic can help you to remove the stain over the teeth from the braces treatment.


Awards and Recognitions

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Tracom Award in Orthodontics - 1994
Tracom Award in Orthodontics - 2001
Best Paper in Clinical Innovation - 2008
2nd Best Clinical Paper Award - 1994
Patents for Self-Ligating Bracket - 2001


BDS - Nair Hospital Dental College (NHDC), Mumbai, 1981
MDS - Orthodontics - Nair Hospital Dental College (NHDC), Mumbai, 1985


Indian Dental Association
Indian Orthodontic Society


1985 - 2018 Owner at The Braces Point, S V Road, Andheri West


A-2858 Maharashtra State Dental Council, 1985
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