Meet Dr. Sonal Desai
Dr. Sonal Desai was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree from Emory University. She then attended Meharry Dental School for her Doctorate training. After completing her education, she moved to Houston to gain further experience as a general dentist while her husband completed his residency training at Baylor College of Medicine.
When her husband accepted a position at the local hospitals in the Mid-Cities as an infectious disease doctor, Dr. Desai was excited to move to North Richland Hills and get to know and serve those in the community.
Dr. Desai is passionate about dentistry and is committed to ongoing growth and education. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. She participates regularly in continuing education courses so that her patients can benefit from the latest developments in dentistry. She particularly enjoys courses that allow her to learn more about sedation dentistry, Invisalign® clear aligner therapy, and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Desai and her husband have two daughters and a therapy dog named Oscar, who you may see around the practice. When she’s not in the office taking great care of her patients, Dr. Desai enjoys spending time with family, traveling, and shopping.
Lisa Treatment Coordinator
With more than 20 years of experience in dentistry, Lisa brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team. Lisa is a registered dental assistant (RDA) by training and is passionate about helping patients understand their treatment needs. She is enthusiastic about coordinating patients’ treatment plans to help them achieve their dental goals. She is also bilingual in Spanish, and her personal interests include scrapbooking and spending time with her family!
Teri Dental Hygienist
Teri graduated from Michael Owens College in 1981. She has a passion for helping her patients achieve the dental health they desire. After growing up in the “Frozen North,” she made her permanent home here in Texas more than 25 years ago. Texas has been great for the activities she enjoys with her teenage daughter, Kira, like hiking, camping and bicycling. Teri is fortunate to have her grown children, Bre and Tanner, as well as her granddaughter, Coral, living nearby. When time allows, she enjoys DIY projects, skiing, and scuba diving.
Kim Dental Hygienist
Kim graduated from Midwestern State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene in 2007. She has a gentle and caring approach to dental hygiene. Patient comfort and quality of care are her top priorities. In her free time, Kim enjoys running and spending time with her husband and two black labs!
Megan, RDA Dental Assistant
Megan was born and raised in Fort Worth and became a registered dental assistant in 2018. She is very passionate about patient care and eager to share her dental knowledge. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Laura Recare Coordinator
Although she is new to the dentistry world , Lara strives in treating her patients with care and taking on new challenges everyday! Originally from the beautiful island of Guam but Texan at heart, she enjoys fishing and exploring the outdoors with her husband and 3 children and baking in her spare time.
Kat has been a dental assistant for over 25 years. She has been happily married for 35 years and has 4 children and 16 grandchildren. She loves to fish, camp & spend time with her family. She loves making patients feel comfortable in the dental chair.
Kelsi began her career in the dental field in 2010 as a RDA and then decided to go to hygiene school. She graduated in 2015 & was inducted into the National Dental Hygiene Society Sigma Phi Alpha. She is a native Californian but absolutely loves living in Ft. Worth with her husband Derek and labradoodle Bennett.
Oscar Therapy Dog
Oscar is our hypoallergenic, certified therapy dog! He enjoys meeting patients before or after their dental visit. He is great with both children and adults. In his spare time, Oscar enjoys long walks and eating treats.