Credentials

An advocate of patient safety and I work towards making hospital practice a safe spaces for our patients through my online forum as well as real life off line work.

Now based out of Goa and working towards developing hospital based practice as Consultant Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon at VM Salgaonkar Hospitals (Chicalim, Goa), Clinical Practice of Dental Implantology, Oro-facial Pain Disorders, Early Diagnosis of Oral cancer.

My main areas of interest are TMD management, Maxillofacial trauma, Early detection of Oral cancer and OPMDs and prevention of Oral Cancer, understanding benign pathologies and their management.

My other interests are, working on online forum, called TK LIVE’s Making Sense of Maxfac where I engage with young maxillofacial surgeons and try and create a space for free expression of thoughts and ideas related to the field of maxillofacial surgery and impart quality education by inviting experts from world over, which is free and accessible to all through internet and YouTube channel. 


Due to immense exposure to pre cancerous lesions and oral potentially malignant disorders in my position as an Assistant Professor at GDC, Jamnagar , I learnt and then taught General Dental Practitioners , importance of early detection of oral cancer and various strategies to do it.

Patient safety & Quality Improvement.


I have been interested in learning about strategies to reduce preventable harm in surgical practice in institutes or stand alone clinics. This course has helped me immensely in mitigating harm at several levels.


Positive psychology: Martin E.P. Seligman's Visionary Science


In order to enhance understanding of my patients , the role of mind and depression in causation of psychological element in psychosomatic diseases , and offer them holistic care , this course has been very helpful.


Indian Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons

Dr. Taranjit Kaur has been awarded certificate of appreciation by Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital Bharath Institute of highher eduction and Research Chennai. 

Her work is appreciated all over by patients and doctors alike.