Dr. Hena Patel is a Florida native, graduating from the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional Science. She then went on to the University of New England’s College of Dental Medicine where she obtained her Doctorate of Dental Medicine. During dental school, she was part of a scholarship program that focused on rural healthcare in the state of Maine.

Dr. Patel is currently on the Board of Directors for the Maine Dental Association, representing Central Maine. She is a member of her local study clubs, the American Dental Association, and the Androscoggin Dental Society. Public health is a large part of what makes Dr. Patel passionate about dentistry. She volunteers as a dental provider at the Oasis Free Dental Clinics in Brunswick whenever possible. Dr. Patel enjoys practicing dentistry because of the relationship she can build with her patients and change the way they think about dentistry, while improving their oral health. She provides patient centered and empathetic care, and truly enjoys helping patients overcome dental anxiety.

In her free time, Dr. Patel is a complete foodie and loves to try new foods and cook new recipes. She also enjoys being outdoors and exploring new places, which is why she chose to settle in this gorgeous state.