Our Oakleigh Dental Team

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Dr. Ronak Patel

Dental Surgeon

Born in the UK, dentist Dr. Ronak (Ron) Patel graduated from London’s prestigious Guy’s King’s and St Thomas Dental School in 2003. After working extensively in private dental practices throughout the UK, he established his own practice with his dentist wife Priya.
Ron and Priya immigrated to Melbourne in 2011 and joined East Melbourne Dental Group. Ron has particular expertise in Endodontics (root canal therapy), implants, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontics.
He is also a licensed and experienced Invisalign practitioner, and has extensive experience with other removable orthodontic appliances such as Clear Correct, Smile Aligners and Inman Aligners. Dr. Ron is one of Australia's top Inman Aligner providers and is an Inman Aligner trainer.
Ron is the first Dental Phobia certified dentist in Australia and anxious patients can attest to his skill in making them feel relaxed and comfortable.
Dr. Ron also has a passion for facial aesthetics and is highly experienced in providing dermal fillers for lip enhancements and nasio-labial folds and Anti-wrinkle injections for wrinkle reduction. He has trained with Dr. Brian Franks in the UK and AADFA in Australia.
Dr. Ron believes looking beyond teeth to the face and whole body health to provide the best possible care to his patients.