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Dr. Selvan has had an innate and deep seated passion for science and the nature around him since first grade. Dr.Selvan has had a long journey in dentistry since graduating from Dental school in India back in 1988 with a BDS degree. He was selected for an Orthodontic postdoctoral program in Wisconsin but he couldn't pursue it for financial reasons. He went on to completing the advanced standing course at NYU attaining his DDS degree in 1992. Due to his keen interest in Hospital dentistry, he proceeded to complete a hospital based Residency program at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York city in 1993, where he was exposed to Anesthesiology, oral surgery, TMJ and OR surgeries and protocols.
From there on he worked in and around Philadelphia as a general dentist in various dental practices for 6 years. Armed with this experience and the arsenal of clinical, administrative and business skills he decided to open his own private practice in New Jersey where he practices to this day. He is the current president of the New Jersey chapter of the Academy of general dentistry and was recognized through an award for Life long service and recognition by the Academy of General Dentistry in Boston in July 2016. He was also awarded his Fellowship and Mastership through the Academy of General Dentistry. He also has a fellowship with the ICOI (International College of Oral Implantologists). He is a very hardworking, dedicated, passionate, caring, and a talented dentist with an eye for detail and a spirit for perfection in everything he does.
He is also an artist with a burning desire and passion for art and has a large portfolio of paintings, sketches and photographs. Part of his portfolio is seen on his website www.drselvandds.com
His taste for art started back when he was young and starting to hold a pencil. He had won numerous drawing and painting competitions, participated in collages, soap carving, essay writing etc to name a few.
While growing he also developed a keen eye for photography in terms of lighting, composure and shadows. He also does sculpting with clay and paper pulp. The other hobbies he pursues with a passion including travelling, reading, tasting different food, Astronomy and Gardening. He is an avid nature lover.
Dr.Selvan believes in the power of passion, persistence and perseverance. We can achieve the pinnacle of our dreams with strict discipline and motivation by following these, he says.