Mahua Bose Pillai, DDS
Endodontist in NYC
My treatment philosophy is to listen and take care of my patients’ needs first and foremost.
Dr. Bose grew up in India and pursued her dream with a Master’s degree in Dental Surgery (MDS), after which she practiced as a consultant Endodontist in multiple private clinics. To further her dental career in the USA, she joined the DDS degree program at the University of California in San Francisco, where she was elected as the social chair for the DDS Class of 2016, and AGD secretary and class representative for ASDA. She has also been awarded the Nguyen T. Nguyen Scholarship for extraordinary achievement and excellence in Endodontics.
She followed her DDS degree from UCSF with the prestigious Masters in Medical Sciences (MMSc) program in Endodontics at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Her clinical experiences include all phases of surgical and non-surgical endodontic therapy, such as pediatric trauma management with apexification and apexogenesis as well as re-treatment of posts, silver points, and separated instruments. Additionally, she has completed an externship at Children’s Hospital of Boston, where she received extensive training in endodontics for the pediatric patient. She also has had comprehensive training in microsurgery at the Harvard School of Dental Surgery and performs endodontic microsurgery routinely. She was awarded the Dentsply Sirona Resident award at the AAE 2019 in Montreal for her case presentation on Autotransplantation of teeth.
Dr. Bose stays au courant of technological advances in endodontics, including the latest techniques in instrumentation, use of a surgical operating microscope, digital radiography, and 3D imaging/ CBCT and is also certified to perform the Gentle Wave. Her treatment philosophy is to listen and take care of the patients’ needs first and foremost. She prioritizes a warm, welcoming environment followed by gentle, painless dentistry. Her patients leave with positive feelings towards root canal therapy.
Dr. Bose is devoted to helping the community and has participated in several dental camps in rural areas as well as being actively involved in the community dental clinic at UCSF.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. Bose also has two Bachelor’s degrees in Music. She plays the Hawaiian guitar and has performed as an artist on All India Radio and National Television. She also loves traveling and has her own blog on travel and lifestyle. Her varied, international dental experience enables her to relate to patients from all walks of life.