Khyati Thakkar

Dentist


Personal Biography

Dr. Thakkar has been practicing dentistry in the United States since 2008, and she practiced in India before coming to the U.S. In her leisure time, she enjoys jewelry making, camping, and traveling to see new places with her husband and two children. However, the thing she enjoys the most is playing board games with her children.

DDS

Loma Linda University School of Dentistry; Loma Linda, CA

BDS

Mumbai University; Mumbai, India

Quotes

“As a dentist, I have committed to providing my patients with the highest quality of care, keeping their needs and wants in mind and educating them, thus gaining their trust. I firmly believe in the statement: treat others how you want to be treated. I want to build a relationship for life.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Thakkar’s favorite movies are The Sound of Music and Forrest Gump, her favorite TV shows are Shark Tank and I Love Lucy, and her favorite book is The Ultimate Gift: A True Love Story. For vacation, she enjoys visiting Hawaii.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Tri-County Dental Society, Indian Dental Association, Punjabi Dental Society

Volunteer Experience

Give Kids A Smile, Parent Teacher Association, SAC Norton clinics, Evergreen Elementary room parent, free dental clinics in India for underprivileged patients

Achievements

Dean’s list, 3.9 GPA, assistant professor at Loma Linda University