Name of Practice:
DMD, University of Florida College of Dentistry
Why He Was Nominated
With more than 200 hours of CE behind him, Dr. Patel is on the cutting edge of laser dentistry.
When he was in high school, Dr. Patel played tennis competitively, and one of his biggest supporters was his dentist, Dr. Mukhesh Kapatia. By the time he was 18, Dr. Patel had decided to become a dentist as well.
Exciting New Trend
Laser dentistry. Dr. Patel uses Waterlase MDX to treat periodontal disease.
Tool He Can’t Live Without
Something People Don't Know
About a decade ago, Dr. Patel gave himself a root canal. He declines to elaborate on why he did so, but he says he’s the only dentist he knows of to have have self-administered the procedure.