Name: Dr. Nidhi Arora (MedBound handle: @Dr.NidhiArora)
Birth Place: Agra, India
Educational Qualification: BDS from ITS Dental College, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India (2017-2023)
Languages you speak or write: English and Hindi
What do you do? What prompted you to choose this profession?
I work at a dental clinic. My passion for healthcare prompted me to choose this profession.
What is the best part about being a dental student/professional? The best part is making a positive impact on patients' aesthetics and well-being.
How do you like spending your free time?
I like to read.
Which is your favorite subject in dentistry and why?
Prostho and ortho since they change patient profiles significantly and have a positive impact on patient appearance.
Which is your least favorite subject in dentistry?
What are some studying tips you use to retain and understand things better?
Review, test, and consistency.
Which dental procedure(s) you enjoy/anticipate doing the most? Implants, because they can change a patient's profile significantly.
What do you enjoy more, doing an RCT or extracting teeth?
RCT (Root Canal Treatment)
What are some challenges you face in your professional field? Convincing patients that oral health is as important as physical and mental well-being.
How would your friends describe you?
Helping and joyful with a pinch of sarcasm.
What has been the best/most memorable moment in your dental school so far?
My first patient
Has dentistry impacted your food choices? Like, do you consume less sugary and sticky food items?
Yes, it's been 5 years since I touched candy. I brush twice a day and floss regularly.
As a dental health professional, what is your dental health care regime?
Brush twice a day plus floss.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for? I never thought of anything else but being a doctor.
Where would you like to work in the future?
I hope to be a professor.
What is your dream travel destination?
Finland, Norway and Sweden. I want to see the aurora lights.
Tell us a secret talent(s) that the world does not know about you. I like to ride a bike.
What are you not very good at?
I am not good with names.
A quote that resonates deeply with you:
"An old soul with a vintage heart and beautiful eyes."
(DentiSight/Dr. Nidhi Arora/PB)