Dr. Preety Desai DDS, MSc, Periodontics
Dr. Preety Desai was the first Canadian periodontist implementing the all tissue laser into her periodontal practice since 2006. She has called Kamloops her home since 1996 and has over 12 years postgraduate training.
Dr Desai has received degrees from all 3 major Canadian Universities: BSc from the University of Toronto, DDS from McGill University and a GPR from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
She practiced general dentistry for 3 years in Toronto and also worked in public heath prior to specializing in Periodontics at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC Canada.
She has recently completed her specialty MSc Degree in Laser Dentistry 2016 from Aachen University and has implemented the erbium all tissue laser into all aspects of periodontal and implant surgery.
Having organized and participated in numerous continuing education courses and study clubs, she is passionate about implementing up to date technology and best practices available in her specialty and sharing her experience. She also mentors in the Kamloops Spear Study Club and has previously lectured at the Pacific Dental Conference, Academy of Laser Dentistry, Thompson Okanagan Dental Society and internationally in India, New Zealand amongst others. Dr. Desai has achieved Advanced Proficiency Status with the ALD (Academy of Laser Dentistry and has been published in such journals as Periodontics and Laser Periodontal Surgery