Dr. Smita Patel, DDS

Dr. Smita Patel, DDS

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Dr. Smita Patel, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Franklin Park, IL. She graduated from State University of New York At Buffalo and practices dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more.Read her story

9663 Franklin Ave

Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Dr. Patel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "I most enjoy being able to help people while enjoying art and science together. Learning the skills of dentistry has been very satisfying and rewarding. I am very compassionate, full of empathy, loving, gentle and caring. "I hope to educate my patients about what it takes to have a healthy mouth and healthy body – and deliver the same. I love people. My patients sense that and, in return, they refer me their friends and family." Dr. Patel has continuously been at the forefront of the latest dental developments, techniques and treatments available. In more than 20 years of practice, Dr. Patel has earned a reputation as a skilled, gentle, caring dentist from her peers and patients alike. She understands and believes in the need for personal attention and gentle treatment of each patient. She is fluent in Spanish, English, Hindi and Gujarati. Dr. Patel has had extensive training and experience in orthodontics and implant surgery. Her other academic achievements include: Certification in orthodontia/orthopedics from United States Dental Institute, certificate in orthodontia and advanced orthodontia from Mid-America Ortho Society, training in sleep apnea treatment, dental implants by Professional Development Concept, Invisalign by Align Technologies, implants by Nobel Biocare, implants by Perio Institute, Implant Dentistry Continuum by IDS, cosmetic dentistry, veneers and Lumineers® by DenMet. Certification: Orthopedic and Advanced Orthodontic Dentistry, United States Dental Institute and Mid-America Orthodontic Society DDS: State University of New York at Buffalo, NY Member: Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, International Congress of Oral Implantology, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society Dr. Patel has passion for dentistry and loves spending time with her family and community; she truly cares for patients. In her free time, she enjoys reading, traveling, dancing, exercise, cooking, shopping and family picnics.
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Patel "In these difficult financial times, it's often challenging to find a convenient dental healthcare solution for your whole family. If you are like most of our patients, you work, you are on a tight budget, you have children in school and less free time to get the proper dental care for yourself and your family. Your perfect solution is right here at Patel Family Dentistry, in Franklin Park, IL. We have one location to serve all your dental needs conveniently and affordably. And one dentist Smita B. Patel, DDS, who can take care of most of your family's dental needs , and keep your smile healthy and beautiful at the same time, all in one place. We are elite providers for Invisalign and Invisalign Teen."

9  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Emergency Dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • Reconstructive Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine Dentistry
  • Sports Dentistry

75  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Anodontia
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Black Hairy Tongue
  • Bleeding Gums
  • Bonding Disorders
  • Bone Loss
  • Broken Tooth
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Chronic Periodontitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Cold Sore
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Cosmetic Peridontal Problems
  • Cracked Tooth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Tooth Socket
  • Excessive Tooth Wear
  • Facial Pain
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Hypodontia
  • Jaw Sprain
  • Loose Teeth
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Misshapen Teeth
  • Mouth Conditions
  • Mouth Lesions
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Oral and-or Facial Athletic Injury
  • Oral Infection
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Periodontitis
  • Plaque
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tartar Buildup
  • Teething
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Temporomandibular Ankylosis
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • TMJ
  • Tooth Abnormalities as Seen in Diabetes
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Avulsion
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Decay Caused by Acid Attack
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Displacement
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Traumatic Dental Injuries
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97  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Athletic Mouthguards
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Cancer Screening
  • Ceramic Dental Crowns
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Composite Fillings
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Cosmetic Contouring (Dental)
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Crown Lengthening
  • Deep Bleaching
  • Dental Bonding
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Bridge
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Examination
  • Dental Filling
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Dental Inlays
  • Dental Onlay
  • Dental Procedure
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Restoration
  • Dental Sealant
  • Dental Veneer
  • Dental X-Ray
  • Denture Repair
  • Dentures
  • Digital X-Ray (CDR)
  • Endodontic Retreatment
  • Endodontic Treatment
  • Extraction of Wisdom Tooth
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • Fluoride Treatment
  • Fluoride Varnish
  • Frenectomy
  • General Anesthesia
  • Glow in the Dark Dental Braces
  • Gold Dental Braces
  • Gold Dental Inlays
  • Gum Disease Treatment
  • Implant-Supported Bridge
  • Implant-Supported Crown
  • Implant-Supported Dentures
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Light Activated Teeth Whitening
  • Local Anesthesia
  • MDI Mini Dental Implant
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Microsonic Dental Cleanings
  • Molar Endodontics
  • Mouthguards
  • Nightguard
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Gum Treatment
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Oral Conscious Sedation
  • Oral Sedation
  • Oral Soft Tissue Assessment
  • Panorex FMX
  • Pediatric Dental Exam
  • Periodontal Exam
  • Pocket Depth Measurement
  • Porcelain Bridge
  • Porcelain Crown
  • Porcelain Dental Braces
  • Porcelain Dental Inlays
  • Porcelain Dental Onlays
  • Porcelain Fixed Bridges
  • Porcelain Veneers
  • Post-Operative Care
  • Preseason Dental Exam
  • Removable Appliances
  • Restoration of Dental Implants
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Root Canal
  • Root Planing
  • Rotary Endodontics
  • Simple Tooth Extractions
  • Sinus Augmentation
  • Sleep Apnea Oral Appliances
  • Smile Makeovers
  • Snoring Prevention
  • Special Needs Patients-General Care
  • Sterilization
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Polishing
  • Teeth Scaling
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Traumatic Dental Injury Treatment
  • Ultrasonic Dental Cleaning
  • Upper Dentures
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Patel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Patel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Member
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member
  • Chicago Dental Society, Member
  • Illinois Dental Society, Member
  • International Congress of Oral Implantology, Member

Dr. Patel's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Patel to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Patel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

When I first walked in, she was extremely caring and attentive. After I finished my Invisalign treatment and I came in with questions, however, she was rude and condescending telling me that everything was fine when it obviously was not. My teeth started moving back and Dr. Patel completely ignored...more
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