A resident of Halifax, Dr. Kottapalli obtained his Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) degree at Dalhousie University in 2008. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree and became the recipient of the International College of Dentists award for best combining scholastics, general character, and participation in extracurricular activities.
Dr. Kottapalli has gained comprehensive and valuable clinical experience over the past few years. He is well-trained in all aspects of dentistry including restorative, surgical, endodontic and prosthetic dentistry and always seeks to further his skills and education by participating in numerous dental and continuing education courses and seminars. He is also a certified Invisalign-trained provider.
Dr. Kottapalli is a member of the Nova Scotia Dental Association and the Canadian Dental Association. Dr. Kottapalli’s ability to communicate in several languages, including English, Urdu, Hindi, and Arabic, has helped him become an effective clinician, as he believes an open dialogue with patients is the key to a healthy dentist-patient relationship. He is an empathic doctor who always puts his patients’ comfort and satisfaction first.
Outside of the practice, Dr. Kottapalli is an avid fan of the beautiful game and is a supporter of Arsenal FC. He has followed his team to their home ground in London, England and has witnessed them demolished by arguably the best team in the world at the time in beautiful Barcelona. He hasn’t been to a trip that he didn’t enjoy and would love to revisit them all again someday. His other interests include baseball and the Jays, basketball and the Raptors, biking, snowboarding, tennis, golf, squash, anything sports really.