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About Your Dentist

About Your Dentist

JD Desai, DDS, FICOI

Your dentist is a member of the doctor mastery program

Dr. Desai, DDS, FICOI is an esteemed member of the Doctor Mastery Program. The five-year program consists of clinical training conducted by world renowned clinicians, from building on foundational skills and advancing to mastery of the most complex dental care.

"I take pride in being a dental care professional; it's my goal to positively impact my patients' oral health as well as their overall well-being. It's extremely rewarding restoring their health and confidence."

My Mission

"It's my goal to be gentle, sincere and straightforward with my patients. I care deeply about the quality of my work and helping my patients improve their quality of life. I truly value the relationships I build with them and the community I serve."

“Dentistry is ever changing therefore, I likes to stay up to date with the new technologies, advancements, dental literature and research.”

Education

New York University College of Dentistry – New York, NY
Degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

Dr. Desai has completed Advanced Education at the Woodhull Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, where he received training in Implant dentistry, Aesthetic dentistry, Endodontics, Dental Emergency and other general dentistry procedures.

Continuing educations and evidence based dentistry continues to be part of his professional life. Continuing education:

  • Laser Dentistry
  • Implant Externship Dental at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine
  • Doctor Leadership Series
  • Invisalign Preferred Provider
  • Nitrous Oxide Sedation Certified
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of International Congress of Oral Implantologist
  • Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologist

Life & Hobbies

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Desai enjoys biking, running, movies and traveling.

Manisha Chawla, DDS

My Mission

“My mission is to provide a high standard of oral health care in a time-efficient manner, with patient comfort being my utmost priority. I am an experienced clinician with the creative urge to treat every case with artistic perfection. I aim to create healthy and beautiful smiles in order to build the overall self-esteem of my patients and enrich their dental experiences.”

Education

Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Bachelor of Dental Surgery – Nashik, India

Howard University College of Dentistry, Doctorate of Dental Surgery – Washington, D.C.

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

During her studies at Howard University, Dr. Chawla was presented with the Certificate of Achievement in Orthodontics and Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honors Award for her strong academic excellence. She is a strong advocate of continuing education to reinforce her foundation as a dental professional. She is also currently an active member of the Southern Maryland Dental Society. Over the past several years, Dr. Chawla has completed various CE courses for advanced training in composite fillings, root canals, crown and bridge work, partial denture design, crown lengthening and suturing techniques.

Life & Hobbies

When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Chawla has a keen interest in traveling, as she enjoys planning trips with her husband. In her spare time, she also likes to paint and dance.