Conveniently located on Main Street in Groton, MA, our pediatric dental office was designed with the growing family in mind. The inviting reception area features a video game system and an iPad for the entire family’s entertainment and comfort during visits. A pleasant pediatric dental office experience encourages young patients to return for regular dental care visits.
Advancements in dental technology help to make appointments as relaxed and efficient for our patients as possible. Our state-of-the-art equipment plays an important role in the well being of our patients, allowing us to provide the highest standard of dental care. Our treatment rooms have kid-friendly dental chairs and sinks and an engaging ocean themed decor that actually makes going to the dentist fun!
Our staff is a team of knowledgeable, educated, and compassionate children’s dental specialists. We invite you to think of The Kindred Smiles Pediatric Dentistry office as your family’s dental home, from infancy to adulthood.
Office hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm; select Fridays, 8 am to 4 pm. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call our office: (978) 448-8400 or request an appointment online.
Meet our Team
Meet Dr. Gursimran Ahluwalia (Dr. Sim)
Dr. Gursimran Ahluwalia (Dr.Sim) received his D.M.D. Degree from Boston University in 2010. Following graduation from dental school, Dr. Sim worked in private practice for four years. During four years of private practice, Dr. Sim worked extensively with children and adolescents and decided to specialize in pediatric dentistry.
He completed his advanced education in pediatric dentistry at Boston University in 2016. During his 2-year training, Dr. Sim received specialized training in dentistry for children, adolescents, special needs, sedation, and hospital dentistry at Franciscan Children’s hospital and Boston Medical center.
Dr. Sim has a strong commitment to meet the individual needs of each and every child, including those with special needs. He wants every experience to be a positive one.
In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, traveling and trying new food and restaurants. He is also fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and has made Massachusetts his home since 2013.
Meet Dr. Olutayo Odusanwo (Dr. Tayo)
Dr. Olutayo “Tayo” Odusanwo obtained her first dental degree in Nigeria in 2005, during which time she cofounded a mobile dental clinic “Dentists on Wheels”; to help educate, screen and refer indigent elementary school children for dental conditions.
After dental school, she moved to Glasgow, Scotland to study for a Masters degree in Molecular Biology, conducting research on the physiology of horse sweat glands. The itinerant scholar subsequently relocated to the State University of New York at Buffalo NY to continue her research on salivary glands, receiving another Master of Science degree.
Dr. Tayo was accepted to Boston University School of Dental Medicine in 2013, earning her DMD with High Honors and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society. While at BU, she served as a Big Sister of Greater Boston, mentoring an 8-year-old at one of the local elementary schools.
Dr. Odusanwo has completed residencies in General and Pediatric Dentistry from NYU Langone Hospitals where she received exceptional training whilst providing care to the under-served and uninsured, and conducting community dental outreaches to the local public schools in Central and Western Massachusetts.
Additionally, Dr. Tayo teaches NYU Langone pediatric dental residents at the Providence Community Health Center.
In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her 7 nephews and nieces, cooking, amateur kick-boxing and binge watching tv.