Meet the Westgate Dental Team

Meet Dr. Neha Desai
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” - Benjamin Franklin.

One of Dr. Desai's fundamental beliefs about dentistry follows the same principle that is emphasized in the above quote. With preventive care as a primary focus, Dr. Desai is knowledgeable and well experienced with various dental procedures from fillings to full mouth reconstructions.

She emigrated from India to advance her education and obtain knowledge in dentistry from the University of Michigan, completing her education in the year 2011. She has been relentless in gaining advanced training, extensive clinical experience and upskilling herself ever since. She keeps up with the modern advancements in dentistry to be able to provide the best possible care to her patients.

Good to Know
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from University of Michigan
  • Great communicator - English, Hindi or Gujrati, she speaks it all!
  • Active volunteer in Free Health Camp
Fun to Know
  • A loving wife and proud mother of two adventurous, bright young children
  • Has immense apprciation for art, food, cultures and loves meeting new people
  • When not seeing patients, can be found spending time with her family, cooking and playing indoor games
Meet Dr. Doctor Pranav P. Bhide, DDS MDS
Dr. Pranav P. Bhide is a surgical prosthodontist by training and specializes in restoration of worn dentitions and the replacement of missing teeth and associated structures of the jaw.

During his three-year prosthodontics residency, Dr. Bhide was trained in complex full mouth rehabilitations involving natural teeth and dental implants.

His passion for this discipline motivated him to pursue a one-year advanced surgical training fellowship in the field or Oral implantology at Eastman Institute of Oral Health in Rochester New York.

He is an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Academy of Implant dentistry and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.

His academic interests help him stay up to date with the current trends in dentistry and he is pursuing his Diplomate status with the American Board of Prosthodontics.

Good to Know
  • DDS University of Detroit Mercy
  • MDS Prosthodontics – Rutgers School of Dental Medicine New Jersey
  • Gerald Graser Implant Fellow (2022-2023) EIOH Rochester New York
Fun to Know
  • Loves Tennis, Reading and Cooking.
  • Enjoys spending time with his family.
Meet Dr. Doctor Sophia Elmuradi
Dr. Sophia Elmuradi is a Board-certified Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist, holding a master’s degree from the University at Buffalo and she specialized in Oral Medicine and completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Her passion for understanding the nature of disease and her ability to identify and manage difficult cases propelled her to pursue a higher degree in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology.

Dr. Elmuradi earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Detroit Mercy and previously served as an assistant professor before rediscovering her passion for patient interaction during teaching, which led her back to practicing as a general dentist.

Committed to staying abreast of the latest dental advancements, she dedicates numerous hours to continuing education.

Dr. Elmuradi's unwavering compassion and attention to detail drive her to provide the highest quality care to all her patients.

Good to Know
  • University of Detroit Mercy
  • University at Buffalo Dental School University at Pennsylvania
  • Faculty of Dentistry, Tripoli University
Fun to Know
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