Paediatric dentist and PhD candidate, Murdoch Children's Research Institute

Dr Mihiri Silva completed a Bachelor of Dental Science (HONS) in 2004, Master of Dental Science in 2012 and Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry) in 2013, all at the University of Melbourne. Mihiri works in the Specialist Paediatric Unit of the Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne and is the oral health promotion officer at the Department of Dentistry, Royal Children’s Hospital. She is currently in the 3rd year of a PhD through the School of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne based at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute/Royal Children’s Hospital. Mihiri’s project is a study of twins and aims to better understand the early life risk factors for common dental conditions like tooth decay and enamel defects.

Experience

  • –present
    Paediatric dentist and PhD candidate, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

Education

  • 2013 
    Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Paediatric Dentistry)