Meet Dr. Niraj Patel

Dr. Patel is repeatedly recognized as one of Cary’s ‘Top Docs’ for his experience and expertise in all areas of dentistry dating back to 2006. It means patients of all ages get the same comfortable greeting and feeling at Cary Family Dental. Their reviews always speak the truth:

“Just a great experience. We’ve been going to Dr. Patel for years, and you just won’t find a more genuine medical professional. He really cares about your well-being, and his staff is amazing. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a dental experience that is personal and sincere.” – Jack M. (Actual Five-Star Google Review)


What can Dr. Patel do for you and your smile?

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Training Far Beyond the Basics

Dr. Patel majored in neurobiology and physiology at Purdue University before earning his DDS degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2006.

In his continued pursuit of excellence in his area of expertise, Dr. Patel holds distinct certifications as an experienced provider of LANAP® (laser-assisted gum disease treatment) and Invisalign®.

He’s completed thousands of beautiful dental implant placements and restorations, earning him the distinguished achievement of becoming a Master in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

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The Professional and Personal

Dr. Patel relies on some of our industry’s most influential technology to provide another level of professional care to your oral health that can save you time and money. He allows you to make smarter, more informed choices you can feel good about.

Volunteering his services is something Dr. Patel holds dear to his heart. He’s worked with Smile Train and the Ronald McDonald House among others. He also makes sure to support local businesses, especially ones owned by his patients.

Away from the office, Dr. Patel is just as busy. He enjoys spending time with his wife, two sons, daughter, and extended family. Dr. Patel loves learning about investments, completing do-it-yourself projects around the house, and cooking. He’s a fan of sports both as a spectator and participant. Don’t be surprised if you see him out riding an ATV, playing basketball, football, or pickleball. Dr. Patel is also a ‘foodie’ who loves going downtown to try new restaurants.

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“My family of six has used Cary Family Dental for OVER SEVEN YEARS. Dr. Patel is extremely professional, as is his entire staff. Emily, one of the lead hygienists, is fantastic. Expect top-notch cleanliness along with an ultra modern facility. He is on the cutting-edge of new dental technology. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.”

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“It is always a pleasant time to visit Cary Family Dental. All the young ladies are smiling and do not ever appear to have a bad day. It seems like a great place to work. Dr. Patel has done a tremendous job on my new teeth and has restored my smile. Thank you.”

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“Dr. Patel is extremely professional and very friendly. He really gets to know you and your family and cares about your needs. The staff and dental hygienists are so wonderful and very gentle with your mouth. I just moved to Cary recently. I was worried about having a new dentist, but Cary Family Dental made us feel right at home. We are so thankful we found them!”

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