Dr. Smita Patel has been creating beautiful smiles with the latest types of braces in Seattle (Queens Anne) and Federal Way, Washington since 2007. She was born in India and grew up in Bolton, England. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Computer Science at Nottingham Trent University before coming to the United States to attend graduate school. She graduated from the University of South Florida with her master’s degree in Biochemistry and went on to pursue her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2003 from Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine. In addition, she completed a General Practice residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in North Miami Beach.
Having gained a finer appreciation for dental esthetics and the importance of a good bite she went back to school to obtain advanced training in Orthodontics. She earned a master's degree and a certificate in Orthodontics from Marquette University.
During her tenure at Nova Southeastern she received the Eleanor J. Bushee Senior Student Award for her academic excellence and outstanding leadership and was elected by the faculty into membership in Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the well-recognized dental honor society for academic achievement and leadership in dentistry.
In addition to her private orthodontic practice in Federal Way and Seattle, Washington, Dr. Patel is an affiliate professor at the University of Washington, as well as a published author in several academic journals.
Dr. Patel is Board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and is involved in numerous professional organizations, including the:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists
- Washington Orthodontic Association
- Washington State Dental Association
- Seattle-King County Dental Association
- American Dental Association
She is actively involved in her community as well and supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Dr. Patel thanks you for choosing Smiles by Smita as your family’s destination for top notch orthodontic care in Federal Way and Seattle (Queen Anne), Washington.
Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Patel to see how she can help you achieve the smile you deserve – a healthy, beautiful one!