Dr. Hima Desai takes pride in providing high-quality dentistry in a comfortable and caring environment. She believes in painless dentistry, a patient-first philosophy, and building long-term relationships, grounded in trust and respect, with each person in her care.
With her friendly nature and gentle touch, Dr. Desai excels at connecting with patients who come in with pain and trepidation: they leave feeling confident, calm, and restored. With each patient, Dr. Desai takes time to ensure they are informed and understand what will be done, and why, as well as what to expect. This helps to ease anxiety and allows patients to relax, knowing they are in compassionate hands.
During each person’s visit, Dr. Desai continually guides and educates the patient about his or her specific dental health concerns. Each individual leaves with not only a healthier smile, but the knowledge to maintain that health and beauty for years to come!
Education and Experience
Dr. Desai grew up in Surat, Gujarat, India. She attended dental school in India, where she received her bachelor’s in dental surgery. After practicing dentistry in India for several years, Dr. Desai moved to the United States and obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Boston University, where she graduated with high honors and on the Dean’s List.
Now in private practice, Dr. Desai’s greatest joy comes from seeing her patients through a painless appointment and sharing in their smiles. She appreciates being part of a practice that feels like family, with staff who help her, in their best capacity, to deliver the best dental experience and outcome.
Likewise, she is proud to be in a practice that believes in quality of care and providing a state-of-the-art experience. Utilizing advanced dental technologies enables her to provide “same day” dentistry, which ensures short, effortless procedures and beautifully healthy results.
Professional Affiliations and Continuing Education
Dr. Desai is an active member of the:
- American Dental Association
- American Association for Women Dentists
- Academy of General Dentistry
- Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Indian Dental Association
As a professional, Dr. Desai has a strong belief that learning is a lifelong commitment so she remains active in dental study clubs, as well as attending continuing education offerings. She has a specific interest in staying up to date with the latest innovations, technologies, materials, and emerging techniques and trends in dentistry.
Through continuing education, Dr. Desai has achieved certification with Invisalign®, CAD/CAM, PRP, Dermal fillers, and Kybella.
Beyond the Practice
A resident of New Jersey since 2016, Dr. Desai loves spending time outdoors, especially hiking. Her hobbies include cooking and traveling, and she actively seeks out new experiences in life. That said, time with loved ones — her family and friends — is always her priority.