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Dr. Hina Desai, DDS, BDS

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist

St. Petersburg, FL

About Dr. Hina Desai

Dr. Desai received her Bachelor of Dental surgery (BDS) from one of the most reputed Government Dental Schools in Gujarat, India. After two years of clinical practice in India, she attended the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and earned her DDS degree. Dr. Desai graduated Magna Cum Laude and was selected for OKU membership and inducted into the National Dental Honor Society. She then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at SUNY-Buffalo During this time, she gathered advanced knowledge and experience in various aspects of General Dentistry including, CAD-CAM and Laser Techniques, Esthetics and Implant Dentistry. She also became a Certified Invisalign Provider. Additionally, she was honored to have been part of the teaching faculty at SUNY Buffalo. Excellence through continual learning is important to Dr. Desai, who always strives to provide the highest quality of care. For over a decade, she has contributed to research, training, and clinical outreach programs in the U.S. and around the world. Having worked in practices in southern Florida prior to earning her DDS degree, she eagerly returns to Florida to provide compassionate, gentle care to the residents of St. Pete. Outside the dental practice, Dr. Desai enjoys reading, traveling, music, dancing, and outdoor activities and spend time with friends and family.

In-network insurances

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Ameritas


  • Dentist
  • Cosmetic Dentist

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Education and training

  • Dental School - State University of New York, Buffalo, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Saurashtra University, Government Dental College and Hospital, Jamnagar, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • Saurashtra University, Government Dental College and Hospital, Jamnagar (Internship)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Externship in Periodontics
  • State University of New York, Buffalo, Residency in General Dentistry

Professional memberships

  • American Dental Association

Awards and publications

  • Latin Honors: Magna cum laude
  • Class of 1949 Scholarship award (for well rounded involvement in class and student affairs and is in the top one third of their class academically)
  • Dean’s Commendation all semesters (Rank 1/27)

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hina Desai's office location

Smile Design Dentistry

4300 4th Street N

St. Petersburg, FL 33703

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