Meet The Doctors
Dr. Purav Desai
Dr. Desai graduated from New York University Dental School. He had done one year residency in General Dentistry at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. He trained in a hospital setup working on more complex treatments and extensive training in complicated extraction, wisdom teeth removal and complex molar root canals. Dr. Desai graduated top 10% of the class and was awarded the “OKU” membership (similar to National Honor Society). He furthered his education with the Honors Program in the Implant Department during his senior year. He is also an active member of National Practice Based Research Network. He contributes this research for the betterment of his patients.
Dr. Desai jokes that he loved Dental School so much he went twice, once in India and once at NYU.
Dr. Desai loves that he’s able to help his patient with their dental problems and help create beautiful and healthy smiles. He recognizes that a fear of dental work can prevent patients from seeking the treatments they need, which is why he’s ready to offer them Nitrous Oxide (laughing gas) to relax and alleviate their anxiety. No matter the problem. Dr. Desai is willing and ready to assist his patient and help better their dental health. His wide spectrum of knowledge can easily help his patient with their toothache and on most all cases can provide them with same day treatment.
Dr. Desai grew up in India. He lived in the New York area for 5 years. Moved to Robstown in 2009 and has been happily married for 5 years to his wife Priya. He has easily acclimated to the South Texas environment and enjoys the Tex-Mex cuisine. He looks forward to a long future here in Robstown Texas to serve his community with all their dental needs.
Dr. Hector T. Garcia
Dr. Garcia is a native of Kingsville Texas. He graduated from Texas A&I University in 1978. He obtained his Doctorate of Dental surgery from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston in 1984. He was on staff at Corpus Christ State School for over 11 years. Dr. Garcia is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and Nueces Valley District Dental Society.
Dr. Garcia is one of the founding associates of Robstown Dentistry. Within our practice he focuses in prosthetics (Partials and Dentures) along with other aspects and levels of Dentistry. He has provided many of our patients with happy healthy smiles in his 30 years of practice.
Dr. Garcia has strong family ties in the coastal bend area. He has two brothers and one sister. Dr. Garcia’s sister is also a Dentist who practices in Houston Texas. He has a passion for gardening and cooking. He keeps healthy and fit with daily workouts at a local gym.
Dr. Donald Jackman
Dr. Jackman grew up in San Antonio and attended Texas A&M University. After graduation, he flew helicopters in the Army for five years before attending Dental School. He graduated from the University of Texas Health and Science Center of San Antonio Dental School in 1990. Dr. Jackman had a private practice in San Antonio until 2007. He moved to Corpus Christ and joined our practice in 2007. He has since relocated to Flower Mound, Texas (between Dallas and Fort Worth), because of his dedication to our practice and our patients, he chooses to commute to serve our community and the coastal bend area. Dr. Jackman is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and Nueces Valley District Dental Society.
Dr. Jackman provides his patients with a broad spectrum of dental treatment, including root canal therapy which in many cases can be completed in one visit. He also offers his patients nitrous oxide to help the ease their anxiety.
Dr. Jackman has been happily married for 32 years to his beautiful wife, Susan. Together, the couple has been blessed with two beautiful daughters. In his spare time, Dr. Jackman enjoys working on his yard, reading, traveling and spending time with his wife and family.