Whether it is our doctors providing the highest quality treatments, our friendly hygienists keeping your teeth healthy and clean, or our front desk ensuring you are greeted with a warm smile, our team at Dentistry For Life is here for you. We are proud to be among the top rated dentists in the Philadelphia area. Welcome to the DFL family!
Dr. Kimmie Patel
A partner at Dentistry For Life in the heart of Philadelphia, Dr. Kimmie Patel is committed to helping all of her patients maintain a natural looking, beautiful smile, and healthy gums and mouth. She strives for perfection in every procedure and is always integrating the latest techniques to enhance her results. Dr. Patel has a keen eye for esthetics and has years of experience in smile makeovers using veneers, implants, crowns, bridges, and Invisalign. She meticulously plans each case to achieve a bright, friendly, natural looking smile. She offers a reassuring and caring experience even for the most anxious of patients. As she believes prevention is the key to overall oral health, she takes the time to educate and motivate her patients about the best way to care for their teeth.
Originally from the Pocono Mountains, Dr. Patel received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Scranton. She went on to the prestigious Temple University School of Dentistry where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree. While receiving her training, Dr. Patel completed outreach at several special needs and under privilege clinics in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Patel then went on to further her training in esthetic dentistry at St. Luke’s Hospital GPR under highly trained dental professionals.
Dr. Patel has volunteered her time to provide dental care at the Mission of Mercy organization in PA. She continues to expand her knowledge by taking several hours of continuing education courses each year to deliver the most up to date treatments.
In her spare time, Dr. Patel has a curiosity about the world and enjoys traveling. She also loves trying out new restaurants in the city. She is proud mommy to her Yorkshire Terrier dog, Mia.
Dr. Kunal Parikh
A partner at Dentistry For Life in the heart of Philadelphia Dr. Kunal Parikh works with patients to improve their dental health and provide them with smile makeovers utilizing innovative options such as veneers and implants. Cosmetic dentistry relies heavily on precision, meticulous planning, and clinical artistry. He carefully plans every detail of a cosmetic case utilizing Digital Smile Design and Photoshop Smile Design to accurately plan the desired outcome to ensure the best result for every patient is achieved.
His work focuses on restoring and reconstructing missing teeth and enhancing smiles through veneers, gum and implant surgery. Whether you need a single implant or perhaps something more extensive such as a fixed implant denture or implant bridge, Dr. Parikh is the dentist to see. Dr. Parikh is known for his careful touch and judicious use of sedation to make patients feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible during treatment. He strives for perfection in every procedure and is not satisfied unless his patients are happy with the results.
Originally from New York, Dr. Parikh received his Undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and graduated Cum Laude from Temple University School of Dentistry right here in Philadelphia. Following graduation, Dr. Parikh received post-graduate surgical training by completing a year of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital, which has enabled him to do all aspects of full mouth reconstruction.
When not making people smile, Dr. Parikh enjoys skiing, playing golf and ice hockey. He enjoys traveling and trying out Philadelphia’s amazing restaurant scene.