About Us


Jay PatelEnhancing your smile. Improving your life.” This is our mission at The Center for Contemporary Dentistry in Lakes Region, NH. Our goal is to create a beautiful smile that will exude confidence, radiate happiness and engage life.

Many today feel that experience and education are key factors for offering the best dental solutions – and for creating unparalleled smiles. Committing ourselves to the highest levels of education and training, expect to experience the latest in comfort, health and aesthetics.

manisha-patel-cosmetic-dentExperience and education are two important factors that each dentist in our practice uses to create unparalleled smiles.  Dr. Jay Patel and Dr. Manisha Patel are proud to have attended the world renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Their advanced training in dental implants, orthodontics, TMJ treatment, and porcelain veneers allow them to combine long-lasting function with amazingly natural results.

The Center for Contemporary Dentistry team has also attended world-class LVI courses. Well-trained and concerned with your care, your visit will feature a positive, informative, and relaxing atmosphere. (Read our testimonials)

Center for Contemporary Dentistry is a 42 North Dental Care, PLLC practice and is owned and operated by dentists Dr. Samuel Shames, DDM. and Dr. Ronald Weissman, DDM. Gentle Dental is supported by 42 North Dental, LLC, a dental support organization that provides non-clinical administrative and business support services to the practice. 42 North Dental, LLC does not own or operate the dental practice or employ dentists to provide dental services. Find more information about 42NorthDental, LLC and the dental practices it supports 42northdental.com.