Dr. Deshmukh (also known as Dr. D) brings nearly a decade of experience in periodontology. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest level of distinction for periodontal specialists. Her clinical expertise is in periodontal surgeries, dental implants, implant site preparations, regenerative procedures, and mucogingival plastic surgeries. Dr. D is passionate about enhancing the quality of the patient’s oral health that in turn can change their lives through the power of dentistry. Dr. D says, “What motivates me the most is to see a change in my patient’s raised self-esteem as a result of a little contribution that I have made through my work.”
Dr. D was recently featured in Boston Magazine as one of the ‘2018 Top Dentists.’ Her work is informed by a deep understanding of periodontal techniques, research, and clinical practice. Prior to joining our team, Dr. D practiced as a periodontist at the Boston University Dental Health Center and was a Clinical Assistant Professor at Boston University. As a periodontist and an educator, she performed numerous complex procedures and instructed predoctoral and postdoctoral students and residents in several aspects of periodontal diseases and treatment. She is particularly interested in applying innovative techniques in periodontology that result in improved outcomes.
Dr. D holds a Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) (2004), a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Periodontology and Dental Implantology (2010), and a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) from Boston University (2017). She is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Nilay and two daughters Aadya and Shreya. She also enjoys socializing with her multitude of friends, reading, listening to music, dancing, and traveling.