Dr. Gajanan Kulkarni is presently a Professor of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. He first obtained his M.Sc. degree and followed that with a specialty diploma in Pediatric Dentistry and a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Toronto.
He is presently a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. His duties as a full-time academic include teaching of undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate dental students. In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Kulkarni is actively involved in research. He has published numerous papers in the fields of clinical and basic dental research.
Along with his academic career, Dr. Kulkarni passionately enjoys working as a Pediatric Dentist tending mainly to children with special needs.
Dr. Kulkarni strongly advocates early and regular visits for the prevention of dental disease and for the optimal growth and development of the jaws and dentition.
Dr. Kulkarni provides the full range of dental treatment for children starting as early as six months of age right into adolescence and including braces. He is trained in providing care for children using various forms of sedation and working with a certified anaesthesiologist, can provide comprehensive treatment for children while they are asleep.
Dr. Kulkarni is an avid photographer, world traveller and outdoorsman, enjoying both summer and winter sports with his family.