Nidhi Taneja, DDS, MSD
Dr. Nidhi is a board-certified pediatric dentist, with a mission to eliminate dental fear and anxiety for every child. She is an advocate of prevention-focused, minimally-invasive dentistry. In 2020, Dr. Nidhi received the prestigious honor of America’s Top 40 under 40 Specialist Dentists by Incisal Edge Magazine. This award recognizes doctors renowned for their medical innovations, volunteer work, philanthropy, and commitment to outstanding patient care. Dr. Nidhi specializes in treating children and individuals with special needs, those suffering from dental anxiety/fear and parents seeking alternative and functional approaches to oral health. She was a dentist in India before moving to the United States in 2012 to train at UCLA’s School of Dentistry. After completing her pediatric dental fellowship at the University of Connecticut, she became one of the 3% of active dentists in the U.S. that specialize in treating children. Dr. Nidhi has been in this field for over a decade and currently offers at-home and in-office dental services to patients in Orange Country, California.
Dr. Nidhi has spent more than a decade in dentistry helping thousands of children experience positive dental visits. She has published her original research in peer-reviewed journals on barriers to dental care for children with autism. Dr. Nidhi has a passion for empowering parents and caregivers with preventive education to make dentistry more mindful and minimally invasive. She is an active member of the California Dental Association, American Dental Association, and a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.