Dr. Mina Desai, DDS

Cosmetic DentistryFemaleAge 54

Dr. Mina Desai, DDS is a Cosmetic Dentistry Practitioner in San Carlos, CA and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry medical school in 1991. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center and Mills Health Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Desai to book an appointment.

Dr. Desai
465 Laurel St San Carlos, CA 94070
Accepting new patients

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Composite Fillings
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Disorders
  • Denture Repair
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Invisalign®
  • Lower Dentures
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Root Canal
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache
  • Upper Dentures

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(650) 508-0903

Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

Dental DPPO
Assurant Health
DHA Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna Network
Commercial PPO
Dental PPO
Open Access Plus PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Delta Dental
Delta Dental PPO
Delta Dental Premier
Delta Health System
Health Net
Kaiser Permanente
MetLife PDP
MetLife PPO
Principal Financial Group
United Concordia
United Concordia DHMO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Staff wasn't friendly (1)
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Dr Mina has been our family dentist for 25 years. She is very professional and has a great knowledge in dentistry overall. She is the only dentist my 26 year old daughter knows and ever been to. She keeps up with technology and you always get honest opinion and answers to your questions.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in treating all my patient with personal care and providing them with healthier and brighter smile. Routine check up will keep them away from any future problem with their teeth.

Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics


University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry
Internship Hospital
University of The Pacific / School of Dentistry
Medical School
Civil Hosp Ahmedarad, Bj Med Coll
Undergraduate School


  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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What are Dr. Mina Desai, DDS's top areas of care?

Dr. Desai frequently treats Cavity, Chipped Tooth, and Composite Fillings. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Desai treats.

Where is Dr. Mina Desai, DDS's office located?

Dr. Desai's office is located at 465 Laurel St, San Carlos, CA 94070. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Mina Desai, DDS speak?

Dr. Desai speaks Spanish, Tagalog, and Gujarati. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Mina Desai, DDS offer telehealth services?

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465 Laurel St San Carlos, CA 94070

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Desai is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center

Redwood City, CA

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Mills Health Center

San Mateo, CA

20 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

San Mateo Medical Center

San Mateo, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

Sequoia Hospital

Redwood City, CA

83% Patient Experience Rating, 14% higher than the national average

6 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)