Dr. Shanthi Cariappa was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH. It was her dream to become a dentist, and she wasted no time in pursuing that goal. Dr. Cariappa earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY, and graduated in 2014 from The Ohio State College of Dentistry in Columbus, OH. Since then, she has been an associate in private practice in Rhode Island, and now has her own dental practice in Stonington, CT.
Dr. Cariappa has taken extensive continuing education courses not only in cosmetic dentistry, but also in sleep apnea diagnosis and treatment, full mouth rehabilitation, aesthetic removable prosthesis, dental anxiety treatments, and many other areas. Her goal is to provide the most comprehensive dental care for the whole patient, and not just their teeth.
Dr. Cariappa is a proud member of the American Dental Academy, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Being an active member of these organizations is important to her, because she has a commitment to her patients to continue learning and growing, and to always be at the forefront of the ever-changing field of dentistry.