MDS, is a leading specialist in clinical pediatric dentistry in India. A graduate of the Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai, she received her Master’s degree in Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry from the Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai. In 1995 she established the ‘Happy Tooth Clinic for Kids’ in Mumbai city dedicated exclusively to managing the oral health needs of children. Her workshop Pedopathshala, a continuing education course in clinical pediatric dentistry was founded in 2010 with the aim of enthusing clinicians to practice evidence based pediatric dentistry. Pedopathshala has proved to be immensely popular amongst general and specialist dentists giving Dr. Meenakshi Kher an opportunity to personally mentor more than a thousand dentists from different parts of the world. Her expertise in pediatric dental treatment protocols has received international recognition and she has been an invited speaker at international congresses including the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry and FDI. She conducts webinars and podcasts for international audiences on social media groups dedicated to pediatric dentistry. In 2019, she authored a book by Springer International Publications titled ‘Contemporary Treatment Techniques in Pediatric Dentistry’.