Dr. Atharva Desai received his dental surgery degree from Dharmsinh Desai University, India in 2010. After practising dentistry for about two years in India, Dr. Desai moved to Canada in 2012. He studied dental hygiene at Confederation College, Thunder Bay, ON, where he graduated with distinction and received the academic award of excellence. While practising dental hygiene, Dr. Desai prepared and successfully attained Canadian dental equivalency in 2017 and started practising dentistry in Toronto area.
Having relatives and friends here and being outdoorsy at heart, Dr. Desai moved to Calgary in 2018. He joined the Deer Valley team in 2022 to expand his scope of practice. He enjoys all aspects of general dentistry with a keen interest in Endodontics (root canal therapy) and Implant Dentistry. He’s a current member of the College of Dental Surgeons of Alberta, the Canadian Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Desai likes to keep up with the newer advances in dentistry and tries to get all the continuing education he can to provide high quality treatment to his patients.
When not practising dentistry, Dr. Desai likes to travel and explore naturally beautiful destinations. Also, in his words, besides being a dentist, he’s an avid reader and a technology buff. He likes to keep up with current affairs and follows the sports world of F1 racing, football and hockey.