Meet Dr. Pooja Desai

Dr. Pooja Desai

Dr. Pooja Desai


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Dr Desai was born and brought up in India, where she completed her undergraduate education in field of Dentistry to earn a Bachelors in Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) in 2008.

Dr. Desai’s interest in dentistry began back in the days when she was shadowing an orthodontist for her brother’s treatment. As she watched the dentist work, she started developing a deep appreciation for dentistry. She quickly realized the impact dentistry can have on patients’ ability to chew, smile, and lead better lives.

She worked at  exclusive Orthodontic practice in India where she developed her interest in misaligned teeth to Improve patient’s smile also and started enjoying working with kids as well.

Soon after, she moved to US with her husband for further education. She completed a three-year advanced placement program, at New York University, to receive her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) in 2014.While there, she completed an Honors Program in Implantology and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society for academic excellence. At NYU, Dr. Desai was also involved with mentorship programs, community service, and research programs.

After graduation, she worked in community health centers providing dental care to underserved populations. Since 2016,  she has been working in a private practice in the state of MA. Dr. Desai specializes in all facets of complex restorative dentistry, including fixed, removable, and  full mouth rehabilitation including Implants utilizing advanced technologies and innovative procedures.

Dr. Desai values the multi-disciplinary approach to dentistry, enjoying the relationships she builds with other clinicians and specialists. She really appreciates the synergy of working with other clinicians to achieve an excellent result for the patient.

The relationship with the patients is another things that Dr. Desai enjoys. She views the patient as part of the treatment planning team, clearly communicating the options to the patient in order to ensure active participation in treatment. Through the journey of rehabilitating a patient’s smile  and health ,Dr. Desai and her patients often develop a close relationship that lasts in the years to come.

Dr Desai believes in advanced educations and enjoys taking continuing education courses as well being part of professional organizations to improve her knowledge and skills.

Dr Desai has 2 kids – Son(7 years old) and daughter(4 years old). Any time not spent on Dentistry is spent with her husband and kids. Dr. Desai enjoys reading, travelling, and baking with her kids.

In addition to speaking English, Dr. Desai is also fluent in Hindi and Gujarati

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