Dr Shanthan Mettu specialises in Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry and is an alma of Sri Sai college of Dental Surgery, Vikarabad. He completed his Masters during the years 2007 – 2010. To quench his thirst of knowledge in psychology, he graduated in Child Psychology and Psychotherapy (M.Sc) from Sikkim Manipal University in the year 2013. Dr Shanthan is the receipient of the prestigious “ Dr. A K Munshi National Award” for best research in the field of Pediatric Dentistry in 2011. He is one of the very few Pediatric Dentist who expertises in managing children with Nitrous Oxide Inhlation Sedation (NIOS), with his special acumen lying in the fields of : Hospital Peditric Dentistry” and “Special Needs Dentistry”. He has accredit of good number of publications in reputed International and National Journals. Satisfying his quest to share knowledge, he is working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Pedodontics in Panineeya Mahavidyalaya Institute of Dental Sciences with 10 years of clinical and teaching experience.