Braces Orthodontics Pediatrics, BOP Braces, provides a complete range of orthodontic care for the entire family. At the core of our office are a wonderful staff and doctors that truly love their work. Voted New England’s “Most Loved Orthodontic Office,” BOP Braces offers affordable orthodontic services in a friendly and warm atmosphere.
Board-certified orthodontist Dr. Nina Khedkar arrived in Massachusetts as an adult. She will always carry her North Central New Jersey upbringing with her, remaining a Jersey Girl at heart.
Dr. Khedkar completed her Bachelor of Science prior to receiving her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Khedkar continued on in the orthodontics program to earn her specialty certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Earning three degrees at Tufts earned her the distinction of being a “Triple Jumbo.” The school’s mascot is Dumbo the elephant and students are called Little Jumbos. While at Tufts, Dr. Nina was inducted into the dental honors society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Excelling in life came naturally to Dr. Nina, who also received the American Association of Orthodontics Award and the Association of Tufts Alumnae Senior Award.
After her training, Dr. Nina headed south to Fort Worth, TX where she practiced briefly before returning to Massachusetts. She says that Massachusetts feels like home. Dedicated to providing quality patient care, she continues enhancing her base of knowledge with continuing education courses and by participating in study clubs. Dr. Nina also completed a fellowship in Advanced Invisalign techniques and is an authorized Invisalign provider.
Dr. Khedkar maintains membership in the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, and the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.
As a highly-rated and board-certified pediatric dentist in the Methuen, MA area, Dr. Mona Beylin is happiest when working with children. Working in dentistry was a life-long dream that brought Dr. Mona from sunny Calfornia to Massachusetts via New York. From the moment she set foot in Massachusetts the New Englander in her heart knew she was “home.”
After completing dental school, Dr. Mona decided to focus on pediatric dentistry. Her passion is to create a safe, happy, and compassionate environment for children. Trying to erase years of the stigma associated with dentistry, she works to create a lasting and positive impact on each child receiving dental care.
Dr, Mona strives to fulfill her personal goal to keep her pediatric patients as comfortable as possible while undergoing any dental treatment. Her dedication includes making sure that parents understand their child’s treatment plan.
She is listed as one of the top three kids dentists in the area by Three Best Rated, a rating website that uses a rigorous 50-point checklist to find the best of the best!
While not at work making children’s smiles better, Dr. Mona enjoys caring for her pet fish, cooking, and completing woodworking projects with her husband.
Dr. Simon Beylin rounds out the team at BOP Braces. Dr. Beylin attended the College of Dental Medicine at Columbia University. He completed an Oral Surgery Fellowship and General Practice Residency with New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center. He also earned a Master of Dental Technology degree from New York University.
After completing specialty training in Endodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Beylin worked with patients at Boston Children’s Hospital. He distinguished himself by becoming one of the very few doctors willing and able to provide endodontic care for pediatric patients.
With a special knack for making young patients and their parents feel at ease, Dr. Beylin adds depth and versatility to the BOP Braces team.