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Dr. Sarina Shah

Dr. Sarina Shah

Dr. Sarina Shah

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BDS, Cert. (Prosthodontics)



Cosmetic/Aesthetic Dentist


32 Years Experience Overall  (32 years as specialist)

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Dr Sarina Shah is the founder of Global Smiles. She has been in private practice in South Mumbai since the past 27 years, and has kept herself abreast with the latest developments in the field of dentistry both in India and abroad. She focuses on providing pain- free and comfortable dentistry and has with her a team of specialists, thus providing world class dentistry all under one roof.

Peddar Road, Mumbai

Global Smiles


#1, Ground Floor, Shanti Building, Landmark: Near Jaslok Hospital., Mumbai

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Mon, Wed, Fri

09:30 - 08:00

Tue, Thu

09:15 - 08:00

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a dentist?

A: A dentist is a doctor who practices dentistry. Dentistry involves the mouth, teeth, gums, and related areas. A dentist takes care of the overall oral healthcare. Common procedures performed at the dentist are tooth filling, tooth extraction, cleaning and polishing of teeth, and minor tooth surgeries like root canal treatment. Within dentistry, there are many specializations that require further training.

Q: What education qualifications are mandatory for a Dentist?

A: A doctoral degree in the field of dental medicine or dental surgery is required to become a dentist. The pre-requisite for doing a dental course is a 4-year bachelor’s degree in a science related field. Qualifying in the dental admission exam and enrolling in a dental school are the next steps.

Q: Should I consult a dentist for bad breath?

A: Bad breath is often due to lack of oral hygiene. In some cases, it may be an indication of some underlying health issue. Consulting a dentist for bad breath is the most logical step. A dentist will perform thorough examination of your teeth and gums to determine the cause of bad breath. Halitosis is the medical term for bad breath.

Q: How many sittings does a dentist take for Root canal treatment?

A: Root canal treatment is a dental procedure followed for advanced decay of tooth that cannot be repaired by filling. In this treatment the tooth pulp is removed, the space is cleaned and filled, and finally a crown is placed on the tooth. The number of sittings for a root canal treatment varies depending on the extent of tooth decay.

Q: Will a dentist perform surgery for wisdom tooth removal?

A: People who develop wisdom tooth may require extraction at a later time. A dentist is the right person to perform extraction of wisdom tooth. Once you book an appointment for tooth extraction, the dentist will appraise you of the entire procedure and after care. Sedation, numbing, tissue removal, bone removal, and tooth extraction are the steps of wisdom tooth removal.

Awards and Recognitions

Rajiv Gandhi Excellence award - 2014
Best Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Maharashtra- Prime Time Awards - 2015
Best Multispeciality Upcoming Dental Clinic in India - Praxis Media


BDS - Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai, 1985
Cert. (Prosthodontics) - Loma Linda University, United States, 1987


Indian Dental Association


1986 - 2015 Doctor at Global Smiles
1986 - 1987 Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry at USA
1987 - 1988 Prosthodontics at USA
1988 - 1989 Endodontics at USA
1995 - 1995 Dental Implants at Germany


A 3531 Maharashtra State Dental Council, 1986

Trainings and Certifications

Certification in Aesthetic Dentistry - Loma Linda University, United States, 1987
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