Westchester Pediatric Dentistry
White Plains, NY
Ninth District Dental Association
Dr. Amrita Patel
I'm nominating Dr. Minerva Patel for all of her hard work and dedication to the oral health of the public. Dr. Patel is immediate past president of the Ninth District Dental Association, was on the ADA Council on Communications, and is a pediatric dentist in private practice in White Plains, New York. She is a tireless advocate and voice for students, residents, and new dentists, and was the founder of several membership and mentorship programs with the Touro College of Dental Medicine. She is a rock star mama and human!
Minerva Patel, DDS
-- A Board Certified Pediatric Dentist in New York. Born and raised in Harrison, New York, Dr. Patel has a degree in dentistry from New York University and went on to complete a Pediatric Dental Program at Lutheran Medical Center, where she was chief-resident. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
With an experience of 20 years, Dr. Patel has extensive training in pediatric facial growth and development, as well as interceptive orthodontics. Besides being a winner of several research awards, Dr. Patel also organizes and presents continuing education classes for dentists.
Dr. Patel has served as a Delegate for the American Dental Association and for the New York State Dental Association. She is the Immediate- Past President of her local component, the 9th District. Dr. Patel was appointed to the Communications Council at the ADA from 2011-2015. Her passion is membership and promoting women’s leadership roles, therefore has served in many positions with membership and new dentist initiatives over the last 20 years.
When she’s not working or volunteering her time to organized dentistry, Dr. Patel enjoys traveling the world with her husband, Jason and her son Jaxon. She is also an avid reader, and enjoys cooking as a hobby.
Dr. Patel has been nominated for the last 16 years by her peers as one of Westchester’s Top Dentists.