Founder and Counselor

Sanket Nagarkar, DDS, MPH, CAGS (Dental Public Health)

Dr. Sanket Nagarkar, the visionary behind International Dentists US, embodies the quintessential American dream – a journey driven by an unwavering commitment to clinical excellence, a thirst for knowledge through research, and an entrepreneurial spirit.

His dental career began after graduating from Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai and venturing into private practice and teaching in Pune. However, the allure of higher education in the United States beckoned. In pursuit of the American dream, he embarked on a remarkable path, achieving a Masters in Public Health followed by Residency training in Dental Public Health. His journey continued when he secured a coveted spot in the Program for Advanced Standing Students (DDS program for international dentists) at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. Since successfully completing the DDS program, he has dedicated his time to full-time private practice in Minnesota, all while contributing to the academic world through part-time research at the University of Minnesota. His story serves as an inspiration to aspiring dental professionals worldwide and is a testament to what can be achieved with passion, perseverance, and the unwavering belief that dreams can come true.

Dr. Nagarkar’s expertise transcends the mere navigation of different facets within the US dental education system. His profound understanding of the complex licensure challenges faced by international dental students, combined with a keen awareness of the potential immigration hurdles post-licensure, underscores his holistic grasp of the entire journey. Moreover, he not only comprehends the path to success but has also offered invaluable guidance to numerous international dentists in realizing their American dream. From aiding in the preparation for national boards to crafting compelling resumes for successful admission to various dental programs across the United States, his mentorship has been instrumental in their achievements.