Nainesh Desai, DDS
Dr. Nainesh Desai is a Prosthodontist practicing in Piscataway and East Brunswick, NJ. He obtained a Post-Graduate Certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. As a Prosthodontist, he has advanced training in restoring and replacing teeth.
Dr. Desai is a strong believer in continuing education as a means to ensure that his patients receive the highest quality dental care. He is an active member of local, state, national and international organizations and lectures routinely to fellow dentists on challenging clinical and implant related topics. His work is published in peer-reviewed international journals and he has also received grants for implant related research, the results of which have been presented at various National Dental meetings.
In addition to holding faculty positions at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and the University of Detroit Mercy, he was also the President of Middlesex County Dental Society and is the Director of the Raritan Valley ITI Study Club.
Dr. Desai resides in East Brunswick with his wife and childhood sweetheart, Gayatri, and his two sons. Their family enjoys leading an active life. They love travelling to new places, experiencing new cultures and hiking tall and treacherous mountains.
Rahee Shah, DMD
Dr. Rahee Shah joined our practice in 2018. He hails from East Brunswick, NJ and obtained his Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University and his Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers University graduate school (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey) followed by his Doctorate of Medicine in Dentistry degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. He subsequently completed an optional year of General Practice Residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and a two year surgical and prosthetic implantology program at NYU College of Dentistry.
Dr. Shah is currently a member of the American Dental Association, NJ Dental Association and Academy of General Dentistry. With his strong educational and clinical background and use of the latest technology, Dr. Shah thrives to provide quality dentistry for his patients. He hopes that his compassion and conservative approach to dentistry shines through in his interactions with his patients.
During his leisure time you will find Dr. Shah traveling and socializing with family and friends or binge watching the latest Netflix shows.
Registered Dental Hygienist
Nancy has been working as a registered dental hygienist in this very practice for over thirty-four years. Prior to that she was a certified dental assistant for three years after which she returned to school to study Dental Hygiene. She truly enjoys what she does and feels that the patients are like an extended family to her. Nancy is always striving to make our patients feel at home while working with them to achieve and maintain their oral health, which benefits their overall health.
"I'm very proud of the care we provide everyone. I can't express enough the gratification I get from treating almost three generations of patients. Our team here is committed to all the same goals and they are all awesome individuals."
Nancy lives in East Brunswick with her husband where she raised two wonderful boys. When she's not flossing, she can be found enjoying gardening, bicycling, kayaking and the beach!
Registered Dental Hygienist
Gabriela joined our team, here at Central Jersey Dental Arts in 2007. She earned an Associate of Science (Dental Hygiene) from Middlesex County College and a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Rutgers University. She strongly believes that continuing education is the best way to providing state of the art, comprehensive care to her patients and to expand her knowledge in the advancements of the dental field.
She loves building good relationships with her patients and her goal is to educate and motivate her patients towards achieving and then maintaining good oral health.
"I love the quality of dental care my team provides and I enjoy being able to dedicate my time to giving patients a personalized, gentle dental care experience. Dr. Desai, Dr. Shah and Dr. Lorch are not only fantastic doctors to work with, but they are all well intentioned and are just great people to be around!"
Gabby grew up in Poland and enjoys taking trips to spend time with her family back home. In her spare time, she loves biking, hiking, camping, and dancing as well as spending time with her family and friends.
Lori joined Central Jersey Dental Arts in 2017 as the Office Manager. She has a degree in Business Administration and has been in the dental field for 20+ years serving as a dental assistant, treatment coordinator and office manager.
"I enjoy working with patients and helping them to achieve their oral health goals. Our team works hard to provide the best possible service by creating an atmosphere of comfort and trust. I am always looking to expand my knowledge to become a more efficient team leader and help patients achieve their desired results. Doing all of this with such a great team is always an added bonus!"
When not at work, she loves spending time with her family and pets while cooking, gardening, hiking, watching movies, and playing soccer Mom.
Lisa joined our team in 2016. She has been working in the dental field for over 25 years starting as a dental assistant and moving to treatment and scheduling coordinator. Scheduling patients, accepting payments, and answering patient questions is the main part of her day.
"My philosophy towards patients and life in general is treat people the way you want to be treated!"
Lisa and her husband have two beautiful daughters. Their family loves spending their free time down at the Jersey Shore!
Amy joined our team in 2017. She has been working in the dental field for over 15 years.
Registered Dental Assistant
Marly joined our team in 2009 and is a Registered Dental Assistant. She is passionate about dentistry and about her work. She is bilingual in Spanish and English. Marly completed extensive training in dental assisting and has an expanded functions license. She brings many positive attributes to the office such as creativity, motivation, positive attitude and enthusiasm.
"I consider myself lucky to be working with this great team that I call my family."
Marly loves spending time with her family, especially her fur baby, Bella. She and her partner love traveling with their children and dancing.
Kathy joined our team in 2015 as a patient coordinator. She had worked in the medical field for 4 years prior and 2 years in a dental office. She continued to educate herself in all of the aspects of the dental office and made the transition to our clinical staff in 2019. She has already completed her dental radiology course and looks forward to continuing to grow in the field of dentistry.
"I love interacting with our patients and making sure they are 100% satisfied with our service. The best part of my job is asking a patient how was their visit and receiving a positive feedback. It is amazing to hear that our patient's feel our team works hard towards our #1 goal, which is making sure patient's needs are met."
Kathy loves spending time with her family and friends and traveling. Live, Love, Laugh and Work Hard is her daily motivation and we agree that she does just that!
Michel joined our team in 2019 as an integral member of our dental assisting staff. He comes to us with several years experience and excellent training. He is bilingual in Spanish as well as English and is a hard-working dedicated team player.
Michel is a young man with an old soul who has a passion for old cars.
We look forward to you getting to know him!