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Education

Apr 2014May 2016 

Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S)

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California.

Aug 1993Jul 1998

Bachelor of  Dental Surgery

Government Dental College and Hospital,

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Aug 1998Aug 1999

Internship

Government Dental College and Hospital,

 Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Professional Experience

2017Current

General Dentist

Corporate Practice, Bellaire, Texas
  • Handling Pediatric patients 15-20 per day.
2017Current

General Dentist

Corporate Practice, Katy, Texas
  • Easily handles treating multiple patients both pediatric and adults         (12-18) patients per day.
  • Perform dental processes like filling, tooth extraction, use of artificial dentures and root canal
20162017

General Dentist

Private Practice, Stafford, Texas
  • Managed 10-12 patients per day.
Jan 2012May 2012

Observership

West Houston Medical Center, Houston
  • Observed dental procedures such as Root Canal Treatment (RCT), Aesthetic Restoration, Fixed Denture Cases etc.
  • Learned about the latest technology used in dentistry such as intraoral camera, digital radiography, laser technique etc.
  • Learned about dental clinical environment in USA e.g. patients awareness and knowledge about dentistry, relationship between doctor and patient, insurance and claim procedures.
May 2007Nov 2009

Lecturer in Prosthodontic Department

Pacific Dental Collage and Hospital, Udaipur, India
  • Worked as a lecturer for pre-clinical prosthodontic classes and as an instructor to guide intramural dental practice during the clinical hours for sophomore and junior students.Worked as a General Dentist in department clinic and handled 12-15 patients per day
SEP 2007OCT 2009

Assistant Dental Surgeon

Dr.Ritu’s Orthodontic and Dental Care, Udaipur, India
  • Assisted Dr.Ritu in her orthodontic work and learned diagnosis and line of treatments in orthodontic patients.
JUL 2005SEP 2007

General Dentist

Jaipur Dental Clinic, Udaipur, India
  • Performed dental invasive and non-invasive procedures such as endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, extractions etc. 
  • Independently handled 20-25 patients per week.
MAR 2002MAY 2005

Assistant Dental Surgeon

Dr.Pranti Shah’s Dental Clinic, Ahmedabad, India
  • Assisted in implant surgery. Performed denture and restorative, and oral prophylaxis procedures.
MAY 2000FEB 2002

Assistant Dental Surgeon

Multi Specialty Bhalla Dental Clinic, Ahmadabad, India
  • Assisted to senior dentist in various general dentistry treatments. Performed denture and restoration procedure under the guidance of senior dentist.
NOV 1999APR 2000

Assistant Dental Surgeon

Shanti Dental clinic, Ahmadabad, India
  • Diagnosis and treatment plan for General Dentistry patients. Also, performed oral prophylactic procedure such as scaling and polishing. 
  • Sharpen the radio-logical skills, office bleaching, temporary and permanent fillings.

Awards and Honors

  • Dean’s Scholar  – University of Southern California (2014-2015)

Certifications

20182019

Texas State Dental License

Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

Nitrous Oxide Sedation  

19992019

Dental Practice License, India

Dental Council of India
20182019

CPR

American Heart Association

Community Service

  • Ayuda Dental Camp, Los Angeles, California.
  • Give Kids a Smile - an Oral Health Education Program,  organized by ADA , Houston in 2013.
  • Dental Camps organized by Government Dental Collage and Hospital, Ahmedabad during under graduate study.
  • Summer Community Health Camp organized by Dinbandhu Chetna Samiti, Banswara, India on June 8, 2003.
  • Dental Awareness Program Organized by  Shri Keshwashram Shishya (Trust) Mandal, Banswara, India on June 16, 2007.

Conferences

  • Dentistry Beyond 2000 in 53rd Indian Dental Conference organized by IDA, Bangalore, India on January 7-10, 1999.
  • Gujarat State Monsoon Convention-99 organized by IDA, Ahmedabad on July 31- August 1, 1999.
  • IDA Colgate Gujarat State Continuing Dental Education Program conducted by Dr. Sandesh Mayekar, Ahmedabad on April 9, 2000.
  • 55th Indian Dental Conference organized by IDA, Ahmedabad, India on January 6-8, 2001.
  • IDA Colgate Gujarat State Continuing Dental Education Program conducted by Dr. Porus Turner, Ahmedabad on April 15, 2001.