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Dr. Punit Patel

Dr. Punit Patel

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BDS, MDS - Pedodontics

Pediatric Dentist

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Dentist

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Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist

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9 Years Experience Overall  (9 years as specialist)

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Consultant Pediatric dentist specialized in full mouth rehabilitation under local and general anesthesia. Underwent specialized training for cases to be done under conscious sedation. He has 6 international and 4 national publications under his name. He is the author of the book, "Role of Varnish in Prevention of Dental Decay". He is one of the reviewer of the prestigious Quintessence International Journal.

Ghatkopar West, Mumbai

Patel Dental Clinic

Shop Number 1, Avantika Appartment, New Maneklal Estate,opp.Abhyudya Bank Off LBS Marg, Landmark: Opposite Saraswat Bank, Mumbai

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 11:00
05:00 - 08:00

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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

Best Paper Presentation Award at National Pedodontic Conference ISPPD at Raipur - 2016
Author of, Role of Varnish in Prevention of Dental Decay @ amazon.com - 2017
Late Manoharlal Mehta Award for Best Pediatric Dentist at AMA Conference - 2018

Education

BDS - Mumbai, 2011
MDS - Pedodontics - KLE's Dental College & Hospital, Belgaum, 2017

Memberships

Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Indian Dental Association
International Association of Dental Traumatology
Dental Council of India
Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Experience

2017 - 2018 Consultant Pediatric Dentist at Patel Dental Clinic
2017 - 2018 Consultant Pediatric Dentist at Nagher Samaj Medical Trust
2017 - 2019 Consultant Pediatric Dentist at Sabka Dentist
2017 - 2019 Consultant Pediatric Dentist at Tots N teens Pediatric care
2019 - 2019 Chief Pediatric Dentist at Disha & Pancholi Hospital

Registrations

A 21332 Maharashtra State Dental Council, 2011
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