Dr. Hajera Ali completed her undergraduate degree at The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with highest honors. She obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) at A.T. Still University in St. Louis, Missouri. As a native of New Jersey, she returned to the Garden State to continue her dental career as an Associate Dentist practicing minimally invasive dentistry alongside some of the State’s most respected dental professionals.
She is dedicated to continued education to utilize the latest technology and practices in the field of dentistry.
Her lifelong passion to care for others drives her conservative approach to dentistry which is centered around creating a comfortable and pleasant atmosphere for her patients. She works closely with her patients to create customized care plans to promote healthy teeth and gums.
Dr. Minni Sharma completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Rochester, achieving a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in biology. Dr. Sharma then attended the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, for her dental degree, graduating in 1991. 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, Utah. Dr. Sharma has practiced in the South Plainfield area for over 27 years.
With over 20 years of dental experience, Dr. Sharma stays current with the latest dental trends by regularly attending continuing education courses. She has completed advanced education in general dentistry training through the Eastman Dental Center as well as the Rosenthal Aesthetic Continuum training through New York University in 2006. She is also 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), Middlesex County Dental Society, New Jersey Academy of General Dentistry (NJAGD) and the Raritan Valley Study Club. She has also served as president of the Raritan Valley Study Club, and in addition to providing patient care, she is also on the staff at the JFK Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey, and is an assistant professor at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine.
As a dentist, Dr. Sharma’s goal has always been to provide great dental care so that her patients look and feel great. Maintaining a practice where her patients feel comfortable and that the team loves to be part of are her ongoing goals. In addition to providing clinical care, she also thoroughly enjoys teaching dental students part time.
Dr. Sharma and her husband of over 28 years, Rajeev, have two children, Rishi and Radhika. She enjoys hiking and traveling whenever she can, and loves researching and enjoying interesting food places wherever her family travels. Dr. Sharma enjoys spending her free time with her friends and family.
Dr. Conti received training from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey as a general dentist. Additionally, he further specialized in periodontics at the same institution. He is extremely experienced in all aspects of managing periodontal health. Periodontal health includes managing diseases of the gum, bone and supporting structures of the teeth. He is skilled in gum contouring, bone grafts and implant dentistry.