Dr. Patel joined the Tri-City Health Center team in August 2018 as an experienced Dentist. She spent the previous six years gaining experience as a dentist, including at a Federally Qualified Health Center. She treated patients for root canals, surgical extractions and basic teeth care. Since 2014, Dr. Patel served as an Associate Dentist at Foothill Community Health Center, where she treated 18-22 patients daily. She also worked at Dientes in Santa Cruz, Northern Valley Indian Health in Willows, Murphy Dental Group in San Jose and Fresno’s Clinica Sierra Vista Elm Dental Center.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006 and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco in 2011. Her education finished at the University of the Pacific with an Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2012.