Dr. Patel has a true passion for dentistry, and he is never content to rest on his laurels. His career has been, and continues to be, a true example of commitment to excellence and education.
Dr. Patel graduated from Cornell and later received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University in Chicago. After years of honing his skills, Dr. Patel attained Mastership status in the Academy of General Dentistry. This distinction is awarded only to those dentists who have undergone extensive advanced training and passed rigorous examinations to test their proficiency in each of the 16 disciplines of dentistry. Less than one percent of the dentists in the United States have achieved this remarkable distinction. As a Master, Dr. Patel is proud to be recognized as one of the country’s best-trained dentists.
Additionally, Dr. Patel has completed advanced training in Neuromuscular Orthodontics from the world-renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). He is only one of two dentists in New Hampshire who are able to provide neuromuscular orthodontic treatment using computerized instrumentation to help patients attain optimal jaw positioning and structural health.
He is an active member of the International Association of Orthodontics (IAO) and the American Orthodontics Society (AOS). He is a former President of the Concord Dental Society, and he currently serves as a delegate representing the state of New Hampshire for the Academy of General Dentistry. He also works as a peer reviewer to assess the quality of articles submitted for publication in the Journal of General Dentistry.
Dr. Patel enjoys reading and writing music. He is also an avid golfer; in fact, he has played on 85 of the top 100 golf courses in the U.S.! He takes every possible opportunity to travel, having already visited over 92 countries.