Dr. Shreena Patel DMD, MS
Dr. Patel loves the challenges of orthodontics and takes great pride in the confidence a new smile brings to her patients. She enjoys developing personal and lasting relationships with each patient. Being a native of Jacksonville, she is very excited to be back home, creating beautiful smiles in the local community. Dr. Patel has smoothly transitioned into Dr. Carden’s well-established and reputable practice at the Beaches since 1980. Both Doctors will work together to provide the best, and most current care for each and everyone in our family of patients.
Dr. Patel graduated from The Bolles School in 1998, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences and Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Florida in 2001. After graduating from dental school in 2005, she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an Honorary Dental Society. She then furthered her education at the University of Florida by completing a three-year residency program in orthodontics, at which time she also received a Master’s of Science degree. She is trained in a broad range of orthodontic systems and techniques to treat patients of all ages, and is an Invisalign® Premier Provider and Teen Provider.
Dr. Patel is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. She thoroughly appreciates the opportunity to work with both the orthodontic residents and the dental students. In 2011, she completed a Leadership Development Program to further cultivate and improve her leadership skills. She is also the recipient of the University of Florida Alumni Association’s 2013 Outstanding Young Alumni Award.
Dr. Patel stays current in our profession by regularly attending continuing education courses, and maintaining active membership in several professional organizations including:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association
- Southern Association of Orthodontists
- Florida Association of Orthodontists
- Florida Dental Association
- Jacksonville Dental Society
- Orthogators, University of Florida Orthodontic Alumni Association
- Beaches Study Club
- Florida Damon Study Club
In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys working out, running, skiing, playing tennis/golf, traveling, and especially rooting on her beloved Gators.