About the Practice

Dr Desai


Dr. Dimple Desai

Dr. Dimple Desai stands as a distinguished leader in the realms of general and cosmetic dentistry, propelled by an unwavering commitment to delivering the utmost standard of dental care. With a solid educational foundation from the renowned University of Southern California School of Dentistry and an American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry accreditation, Dr. Desai possesses the knowledge and expertise that set her apart in her field.

Driven by an insatiable quest for excellence, her drive and passion have garnered her numerous accolades and recognition as a top-tier dentist. In 2020, she was honored as one of the nation's Top 40 Dentists Under 40, a testament to her exceptional skills and dedication. Additionally, her peers voted her as one of the Top Dentists in Orange County in 2020, 2021, and 2022, affirming her standing as a trusted professional in her community.

Dr. Desai's expertise extends beyond clinical practice, as she has also contributed as a published author in the esteemed dental magazine, "Inside Dentistry." Her article underwent rigorous peer review by top colleagues in her profession, exemplifying the caliber of her work before being selected for publication.


Dr. Dimple Desai is a trailblazer in dentistry, making her mark as the only female American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry accredited doctor in Newport Beach. Her unwavering commitment to her profession began at the age of 15 when she embarked on a journey as a dental assistant, igniting her passion for dentistry. Driven by this early exposure, she pursued her dream of becoming a dentist while studying at USC, expanding her clinical skills and patient communication abilities by becoming a dental hygienist.

Recognizing the ever-changing nature of dentistry, Dr. Desai remains devoted to staying at the forefront of the field through continuous education. She actively engages in research and educational endeavors, driving the advancement of dentistry through scientific breakthroughs. As a Kois Graduate from the renowned John Kois Institute, and a published author, her unwavering dedication to professional growth is unquestionable.

After completing a rigorous nine-part training program at the esteemed Kois Center, Dr. Desai reinvigorated her committed approach to patient-focused research and clinical care. This intensive training equips her with the skills and knowledge to provide her patients at Luminous Smiles with the most advanced and evidence-based treatments available.

Dr. Desai's commitment to excellence extends far beyond her individual achievements. Her active involvement in esteemed professional organizations such as the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Seattle Study Club, American Academy of Clear Aligners, American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Orange County Dental Society, and her role as an Advisory Board Member of the West Coast Seattle Study Club, exemplify her unwavering pursuit of elevated standards in dental care. As a concierge dentist, she specializes in meeting the unique needs of high-profile individuals, delivering personalized dental care of the highest caliber.

Her remarkable educational background, passion for advancement, and patient-centered approach set a new standard for dental excellence.

Dr. Desai's Accreditation Journey


"As a dentist, I believe in the power of biomimetic dentistry, harmoniously blending nature's design with modern technology. By embracing this approach and combining it with advanced cosmetic dentistry techniques, we can achieve not only superior aesthetic results but also restore and preserve the natural beauty and function of your smile. At Luminous Smiles, patients experience the transformative power of nature-meets-artistry in dentistry."Dr. Dimple Desai

Utilizing her artistry in cosmetic dentistry and her biomimetic approach focused on preserving as much natural tooth and foundational structures as possible, Dr. Dimple Desai is revolutionizing the dental experience. Through her unwavering commitment to gaining patient trust, communicating openly, and practicing empathy, her patients experience affirming, empowering biomimetic dentistry with beautiful results. Dr. Desai firmly believes that quality dental care is the cornerstone of optimal overall health, offering comprehensive treatments that address functional and aesthetic oral health. Through her expertise in cosmetic dentistry, she transforms smiles and enhances her patients' confidence, ultimately improving their lives.

With a genuine passion for her work, she goes above and beyond to ensure that each patient feels heard, understood, and well-informed throughout their treatment journey.

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When you choose Dr. Desai as your dentist, you benefit from her dedication to comprehensive care and the collective excellence of the Luminous Smiles team. Driven by evidence-based dentistry and armed with cutting-edge technology, Dr. Desai continuously expands her knowledge by collaborating with advanced dental specialists. This ensures that you receive the highest level of care, achieving optimal oral health.

Experience the transformative power of Dr. Dimple Desai's expertise as she elevates the standard of dental care through her empathetic approach, commitment to continuing education, and utilization of modern techniques. At Luminous Smiles, witness the positive impact on your oral health and overall well-being. As a concierge dentist, Dr. Desai offers personalized dental care tailored to your unique needs, providing an exceptional experience from start to finish.

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