Dr. Hema Patel is a 24-year dental veteran, and nothing makes her happier than enabling a patient to look and feel their very best. She enjoys using her decades of experience to support our patients' oral and overall health by offering extremely precise and personalized treatment plans. She hopes to meet you and your loved ones soon, and you can start getting to know her by reading on below.
When Dr. Patel was in high school, she worked as an intern at a family friend’s dental office. She was amazed by the respect and love the dentist was getting from his patients due to how much he had helped them, and this made her decide to enter the field. She wanted to make a positive impact on people’s lives, and dentistry seemed like the perfect fit.
Dr. Patel’s dental career began in her native India, where she received a dental degree from Gujarat University. After immigrating to the U.S., she eventually graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry. Since then, she has participated in several highly advanced training programs, including those offered by the Dawson Academy, Spear Institute, and UCLA. She loves treating patients of all ages and is able to provide a wide range of preventive, restorative, cosmetic, and orthodontic services.
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Dr. Patel is an alumnus of the ADA’s Institute for Diversity in Leadership. As part of the program, she put together a series of lectures that focused on the oral-systemic health connection for the Stanford University School of Medicine. In her free time, she is an avid trekker, and she especially likes exploring mountains. She frequently donates her time and medical expertise to several worldwide programs related to ethical and responsible travel. She is also a proud wife and mother of two sons, so plenty of her time is dedicated to just hanging out with family as well.