Meet Dr. Patel
Dr. Sangiv I. Patel is an experienced general dentist providing a full range of general, surgical, periodontal, endodontic, implant, cosmetic, and restorative dental care. He has been dedicated to improving the health, aesthetic quality, and functionality of his patients’ lives throughout his longstanding career. With 30 years of clinical experience in the field of dentistry, Dr. Patel has set himself apart from his colleagues with his devotion to exploring state-of-the-art technology to further enhance the experience and effectiveness of each patient's dental visit. Along with his skilled team, he has been serving the greater Melbourne, FL area at his self-titled dental practice, Sangiv I. Patel, D.D.S., PA. since 1995. Dr. Patel focuses on an abundance of innovative, evidenced based, predictable dental solutions designed to create longevity. This includes the beauty of a healthy smile and functional stability of the teeth, gums, TMJ’s and the muscles that support and provide function to a healthy mouth. He is dedicated to providing expert dental care in a comfortable and relaxing state of the art facility.
Single Visit Dentistry
At his private practice in Melbourne, FL, Dr. Patel’s register of innovative, state-of-the-art technology, paired with his skilled eye and attentive problem-solving, allows him to uniquely implement single-visit dentistry at his facility.
The array of Single Visit Services that can be provided in a include: Emergency and comprehensive diagnosis, Emergency Care, CEREC Single Visit Restorations such as ceramic metal free inlays, onlays and crowns, root canal therapy, tooth-colored fillings, dental bonding and contouring and teeth whitening.
Education and Training
Initially graduating from the Loyola University of Chicago as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 1989, Dr. Patel continued to obtain his Doctor of Dental Surgery four years later in 1993. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from his university on both occasions. Dr. Patel earned his Mastership in Dental Biometrics in 2009 from BioResearch, Inc. and an Associate Fellowship in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in 2011.
Dr. Patel is widely known for his use of highly advanced, new age technology, which he utilizes to provide a complete range of services from digital diagnostics to digital restorations. He has exhibited a career-long dedication to learning and leveraging technologies that are revolutionizing modern dentistry. Technologies, such as digital x-rays, are utilized by Dr. Patel for the purpose precision diagnosis. Intraoral cameras are used during dental examinations, providing a more comprehensive view of one’s mouth and allows our patients to be involved in their own dental care. Other technologies Dr. Patel has at his disposal, such as the T-Scan digital bite analysis, Joint Vibration Analysis (JVA), Electromyography, Computerized decay detection, 3D cone beam computed tomography, both in-office and at-home teeth whitening with ZOOM and laser, Water-lase Laser Dentistry as well as the EPIC diode laser.
In addition to these services, Dr. Patel also offers his patients dental implants, and treatment for periodontal (gum) disease. Visit our services section for a complete understanding of our services and why our care and skills matter to your results.
Dr. Patel’s passion for the best in dentistry is evidenced as a published author. He is a national and international lecturer, and currently serves as CE provider, Instructor and Beta tester for BioResearch, Inc. and TekScan. He has worked with Carestream the manufacturers Cone Beam CT. He has also served as a CE provider, Beta Tester and In-Office trainer for CEREC by Sirona.
Dr. Patel Also serves as a Tatum Mentor and has served as Faculty at The Advanced Dental Implant Institute in Puerto Rico (ADII). The ADII is a credentialed AAID Maxi-Course. He has served as faculty at Loyola University of Chicago- School of Dentistry and Eastern Florida State College (formerly, Brevard Community College). He is among first 30 clinicians worldwide to have received a Mastership in Dental Biometrics.
Dr. Patel is currently an officer for the Southern district of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). In this role, he works to provide implant dentistry educational training and tools through scientific programs for other professionals in his district. Through comprehensive dental implant education, the AAID and their officers are dedicated to providing convenient training for implant dental care providers.
Dr. Patel is proudly affiliated with the following associations:
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry Southern District Secretary
- Brevard County Dental Society
- Florida Dental Association
Lectures & Seminars
Dr. Patel has had the honor to present lectures, seminars and webinars for The American Academy of Implant Dentistry, The Advanced Dental Implant Institute, Tekscan, BioResearch, Inc., CEREC Study Club, Fellowship Program in TMD, Orofacial Pain & Dental Sleep Medicine, American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, Brevard Medical & Dental Association, Central Florida Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.
The Seminars have been provided nationally and internationally including the U.S., South Korea, India, Puerto Rico and Jamaica. Dr. Patel’s Webinars have been broadcast nationally as well as India, UAE, Philippines & Malaysia. He gladly shares his knowledge patients, colleagues, students, manufacturers and distributors.
"Dr. Patel is an amazing doctor and his staff are super sweet (Shoutout to Ashley, Michelle and Whitney!). Dr. Patel is the best dentist I’ve had in the past 20 years; he is very knowledgeable, explains everything thoroughly, and treats his patients with care and patience. He also uses high-tech equipment in his practice which I love! After a major dental work, I went in to make a follow-up appointment, and he was able to see me the following hour! Having moved to the area recently, I am so happy to have found him! Thank you Dr. Patel!"
"I've been a patient of Dr. Patel's for nearly 14 years. He's treated me for a myriad of issues. In each case I have been completely satisfied with the outcome. His expertise is second to none. He also treats my son & met us at an Urgent Care facility on a Sunday evening when my son had an accident resulting a broken tooth. Above & beyond!! Dr. Patel has a great chair-side manner & we enjoy each other's wit & banter. The entire staff at The Smile Gallery treats me as a valued patient. They are very friendly, efficient & great to deal with. I HIGHLY recommend Dr. Patel for all your dental needs. I wouldn't use anybody else."
"The best dentist I have ever experienced. Professional and highly knowledgeable. Extremely meticulous and my teeth have never been in better shape and look. I could not be more pleased."
"Staff is phenomenal and Dr Patel is the best!! Appreciate the great work!!"
"Very pleased,staff is very curtious,Dr.Patel is very good and concerning of his patients his technique of numbing before procedure's awesome no complaints there 👍"
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