Name: Dr. Pratik Pande
Birth Place: Delhi
Academic Qualification: BDS from Seema Dental College & Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India (Admission Batch: 2009)
MDS from Subharti Dental College & Hospita, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India (Admission Batch: 2017)
Languages you speak/write: English & Hindi
What do you do?
I am a Pedodontist.
What’s the best part of your profession? What made you choose this profession?
One of the best things in life is seeing a smile on a person's face & knowing you put it there. This is what my profession privileges us. It is also great fun to treat kids. When you talk with them, you enter a zone full of innocence & adventures & the childishness which is there in everyone comes to life again. Also, the satisfaction which you feel when you relieve a child from pain & bring back his cute little smile is something that can't be expressed in words.
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
Yes, I like reading books. The last book I read was GRIT by Angela Duckworth.
What is your favorite dish?
Veg Lasagna is one of my favorites.
How would your friend describe you?
For this, my friend will be a better person to answer. They would describe me as honest & helpful.
Who would you like to travel with?
This depends on the type of travel, I am planning.
For adventurous trips, I would like to go with friends.
If planning for the trip to places of worship, I would love to go with my family.
Your favorite subject(s)?
My favorite subjects are Pedodontics & Oral Surgery.
What’s something you wish to change about the world?
I feel that often people make fools of simple & innocent people & often they are taken for granted. This is one of the things I wish to change about the world.
If your journey was/were a movie, what would it be called?
Never Give Up!
What are you passionate about?
I love traveling, exploring new places & adventure activities.
The best moment was when I bought surprise gifts for my family after saving my whole internship salary.
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
I love to listen to music & do sketching.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
Honestly speaking I would not opt for any other career. I feel fully satisfied with my profession & feel blessed for this.
Still, if I have to opt for another career, then I would think of becoming a Lecturer as I love teaching.
What is your dream travel destination?
Where would you like to work in the future?
I would like to run my own clinic in the future.
Finally, a Quote you relate to.
"Life is a journey & not a destination. Learn to enjoy the ride."