Dr. Patel received his Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.) degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a one year Comprehensive General Practice Residency at the V. A. Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Patel, then practiced General and Cosmetic Dentistry for four years treating all phases of General Dentistry. Dr. Patel considers his experience in General Dentistry, a very valuable experience, especially in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning of his complex orthodontic cases. Dr. Patel, formerly, served as a Clinical Instructor in the Department of Oral Medicine at Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Patel received his specialty training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at Howard University College of Dentistry, Washington, D.C.
"Practicing the art and science of Orthodontics is a very special gift, I sincerely believe that there is no greater gift than the gift of a beautiful, healthy and a happy smile
Dr. Patel continues to keep up with the very latest in Orthodontic techniques and advancements by taking Continuing Dental Education courses throughout the year. Dr. Patel is committed to providing his patients with the very latest in orthodontic care. With this personal commitment, he continuously takes and attends both, regional and national continuing education meetings.
Dr. Patel has been published in The American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Patel is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the Maryland State Society of Orthodontists.
Dr. Patel is very active in the community and enjoys spending time away from his office with his family. He enjoys golf, water-sports, skiing, traveling and a special interest in computer technology!