Dr Shalin Desai has completed Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Prior to specialising, Dr Desai has spent considerable time practicing General Dentistry in public and private dental practices in Sydney. He has been associated with Chatswood Dental Centre since 2005.

Dr Desai has published scientific papers in national and international journals. His special interest is in Endodontic Emergencies and Surgical Endodontics.