Meet Our Dentists

Minni Sharma

Dr. Sharma is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA.

Upon graduation, she continued her professional training at the Eastman Dental Center, a prestigious post-doctoral program affiliated with the University of Rochester Medical Center. She was elected by the faculty at Eastman to represent the training program at Clinical Research Associates Symposium in Provo, UT. 

With over 20 years of dental experience, Dr. Sharma stays current with the latest dental trends by regularly attending continuing education courses. She currently teaches at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.

While maintaining a private practice in South Plainfield, New Jersey she completed the Advanced Esthetics Program at NYU College of Dentistry in 2007 and is an Invisalign Certified Provider.

She is an active member with the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), American Dental Association (ADA), New Jersey Dental Association (NJDA), and Middlesex County Dental Society.

She is on the staff of the JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey. 



Ashok K. Vaid

Dr. Vaid is a graduate of the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, the nation’s first graduate dental program. He continued his training at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, completing their hospital-based General Practice Residency.

Dr. Vaid was commissioned as a Dental Officer in the US Army Reserve in 2001 and completed his service in 2009.
He is constantly expanding his clinical training through continuing education.

He has pursued his Continuing Education Training at the NYU College of Dentistry, first completing the program in Advanced Esthetics in 2007 and currently pursuing the program in Implant Dentistry: Surgical and Prosthetics through 2011.

In addition, Dr. Vaid has an interest in comprehensive orthodontics for adults and children and is a trained Tip-Edge orthodontic provider.

He maintains a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists



Dr. Bansi Patel

Dr. Patel is a graduate of the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ.  Following dental school, he continued his training with a 1-year General Dentistry Residency at JFK Medical Center in Edison, NJ. Dr. Patel has a passion for educating patients on oral health, allowing them to take a meaningful and active role in their treatment goals.
Dr. Patel is a member of the American Dental Association, the New Jersey Dental Association, and the Middlesex County Dental Society. He strives to maintain his knowledge of the dental arts through organized dentistry and continuing education.
In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, adventure sports, cooking and exercising. He enjoys volunteering as well, and has even traveled abroad to serve in dental clinics.