Dr. Patel was born in India and grew up in sunny San Diego, California. Her ethnicity is East Indian. Besides English, she speaks Hindi and Gujarati. Dr. Patel has an incredible twenty-year journey driven by an immense passion for oral healthcare. She started as a certified dental assistant, then became a dental hygienist, and continued her journey to become a dentist and an orthodontist soon thereafter.
Dr. Patel believes a smile is the best accessory anybody can wear. What she finds most rewarding about her career is creating beautiful smiles leading to greater confidence overall and a sense of well-being. Dr. Patel connects with the patients on a personal level, often building everlasting bonds and motivating them to go out into the world to make a difference. With a confident smile.
Dr. Patel’s goal for each patient is to enhance their smile aesthetics and ultimately the quality of life. As each patient is different, she thoroughly considers various treatment options for each patient and then creates the best and the most effective treatment plan to move forward with. Before commencing treatment, she explains each treatment option in detail to the patient and proceeds only after the patient is comfortable.
According to Dr. Patel, the most exciting part of joining Orthodontic Experts is that OE’s mission and values align with hers. At OE, the patients are the priority and are treated with care and respect. Dr. Patel believes in making the treatment fun and exciting for each patient, and OE is the best place to bring such positivity in the treatment approach.
Dr. Patel keeps up with the latest research and trends in orthodontics by participating in continuing education courses and national conferences.
Dr. Patel likes to explore different cultures and cuisines and her passion for traveling has taken her to twenty countries so far, and she plans to cover many more. Dr. Patel’s loves hiking and outdoor activities, being from the west coast; Dr. Patel is out in nature any opportunity she gets. Above all, she loves to spend time with her husband, family members, and friends.
A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Mesa, AZ
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Master’s in Public Health (MPH)
Certificate in Orthodontics
Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics along with a Certificate in Health Education.