Cranford, NJ Periodontist

Get to Know Dr. Niyati Kapadia

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Dr. Kapadia has over 15 years of dental experience, and she uses her specialty expertise to help her patients achieve better oral health and maintain their teeth for decades to come. She’s eager to show you that no matter what state your mouth might be in right now, your smile’s best days are still ahead of you.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Dr. Kapadia says it was an easy decision to become a dentist. She knew she wanted to go into healthcare since she was a child, and dentistry was a perfect fit because it not only focuses on patient-centered care but also requires a level of creativity and understanding of biology and engineering.

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

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Dr. Kapadia earned her first dental degree in her native India, and then she completed a two-year fellowship in periodontics. This was followed by an additional three years of periodontics training at NYU. She then taught at the University of Louisville and University of Detroit Mercy, where she earned her DDS. On top of being a certified periodontist, she is also a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists as well as a member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Periodontology.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Dr. Kapadia’s partner is a prosthodontist practicing in Millburn, and they have a young son and daughter. Most of her time outside work is spent with the kids, as she tries to take them on new adventures as much as she can. She says they are a family who love to read, enjoy movie nights together, and go on road trips across the country!

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