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Dr

Mihiri Silva

Senior Lecturer Paediatric Dentistry
Melbourne Dental School
Developmental origins of health and disease
Longitudinal Studies
humans
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
dentistry, oral surgery & medicine
female
risk factors
children
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Dr

Mihiri Silva

 
Division
Medicine, Dentistry And Health Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Paediatric Dentistry
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Dr

Mihiri Silva

 

Dr Mihiri Silva is a specialist paediatric dentist and senior lecturer at the Melbourne Dental School and a post-doctoral research fellow at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Dr Silva completed a Bachelor of Dental Science in 2004, Master of Dental Science in 2012, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) in 2013, all at the University of Melbourne.

In 2019, she completed a PhD through University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute investigating early life risk factors for common dental conditions like tooth decay and enamel defects. Dr Silva has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and presented at both local and international conferences, and serves on various committees including the Australian Dental Association and International Association of Dental Research. Mihiri’s current research involves life course research in large longitudinal cohort studies, with a focus on the interaction between oral health and broader health and well-being, starting from pregnancy.

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Credentials

Positions

Positions


Senior Lecturer Paediatric Dentistry

Melbourne Dental School

Education

Education


PhD

University of Melbourne

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