Dr. Ketki Desai and Dr. Nathan Desai are pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to their neighbors in Hilliard and the surrounding communities.
Ketki Desai, DDS
Ketki Desai, DDS, has been practicing dentistry for over 25 years. She has completed over 1,500 hours of continuing education to keep up with the high-tech, science-based transformation that has occurred in modern dentistry. She believes in building a foundation of trust through standards of excellence and a relaxing, positive experience for her patients. She strives to keep up with state-of-the-art dental procedures.
Dr. Desai is the founding member of the American Association of Dentists of Indian Origin, and she maintains membership in the Columbus Dental Society, American Dental Association, and Asian Indian Alliance. She is also an alternate delegate and trustee of the Ohio Dental Association as well as a North East Regional Dental Board examiner. Governor Strickland appointed her to the Ohio State Dental Board from 2008 to 2012, and she served two years as the board’s vice secretary. She takes great pride in improving the quality of life and self-esteem of her patients and citizens of Ohio, and her commitment to lifelong education and quality dentistry ensures the highest level of care, both today and tomorrow.
Dr. Desai and her husband have worked hard to raise funds for local charities such as Prevent Blindness OH, the Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence, and the Columbus Chapter of the Association for India’s Development at OSU. They are proud of their two sons, Neil and Nathan, and Dr. Desai is excited to welcome Nathan to the practice in the summer of 2015.
Nathan Desai, DMD
Nathan Desai, DMD, is originally from the suburbs of Columbus. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Miami University of Ohio and his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia.
Dr. Desai enjoyed his time in Philadelphia, but his heart has always belonged in Columbus. In 2015, he furthered his training by completing a general practice residency at The Ohio State University during which time he advanced many skills including dental care of medically compromised patients and IV sedation dentistry.
Dr. Desai is committed to dental excellence and has spent countless hours in continuing education. He has taken a special interest in implant dentistry and orthodontics. He is also well educated in many aspects of dentistry including wisdom teeth extractions, root canal treatment, cosmetic dentistry, and sleep dentistry.
In 2016, Dr. Desai earned his IV/conscious sedation permit from the Ohio State Dental Board. He has safely performed hundreds of dental procedures under IV sedation at the office.
Since 2016, Dr. Desai has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education in implant dentistry. Notably, he has completed implant training programs at the Engel Implant Institute, Dr. Garg’s Implant Seminars, and Dr. Simon’s Surgical Master. Dr. Desai has successfully treated many patients with dental implants from single tooth replacement to full mouth rehabilitations.
In 2020, Dr. Desai completed a two-year comprehensive orthodontic program and became a Progressive Orthodontics Graduate. He has created many beautiful smiles with clear aligners and traditional braces.