Dr. Patel was born in Houston, Texas and raised in Lakeland, Florida from the age of three. She received her Bachelor of Science degree Cum Laude and Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida (Go Gators!). She continued her education at New Jersey Dental School/University Hospital residency program to become a specialist in pediatric dentistry where she had the opportunity to serve as chief resident. Prior to moving back to Lakeland she has been in private practice since 2011. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, exercising and spending time with her family and friends.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
  • Florida Hospital
  • Florida Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Polk County Dental Association