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Dr Niket Patel

BDS Birm 1998 | GDC: 74348
8 YRS Certified for +8 Years Certified until 18th August, 2024
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About Dr Niket Patel

Dr Niket Patel is the principal dentist at Smile Essential Dental Practice in Leicester. He completed his initial dental training at the University of Birmingham in 1998 before gaining further professional experience by completing a one-year training course at the Eastman Dental Institute in London, obtaining a Certificate in Restorative Dentistry, and completing advanced training in occlusion and smile design at the prestigious Dawson Academy. 

In addition to this, Dr Patel has also studied under world-class cosmetic specialists like Dr Chris Orr, Prof Pascal Magne, Dr Paul Tipton, Dr Jason Smithson, and Dr Newton Fahl and has completed courses on Six Month Smiles, an adult cosmetic orthodontic treatment.

To remain up-to-date with the latest developments in dentistry, Dr Patel is a member of several professional associations, including The General Dental Council, The British Dental Association, and The British Dental Health Foundation. 

Dr Patel’s professional interests include cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and he is well-known for his natural, gentle and friendly approach to treating patients. He remains committed to delivering an exceptional patient experience and is Dental Phobia Certified. 

When assisting nervous patients, Dr Patel calls upon his calm chairside manner while thoroughly discussing treatments and listening to concerns and fears. 

In his personal life, Dr Patel spends time with his wife and daughters and enjoys cooking and dining out.

Smile Essential Dental Practice

Situated on the outskirts of Leicester city centre, Smile Essential Dental Practice is a modern, purpose-built clinic. Established in the 1960s, the practice moved into its current premises in 1987. As part of the practice’s drive to improve care, the Smile Essential brand was adopted in 2007. 

Equipped with the latest dental technology, the friendly and experienced team can deliver a high standard of dental care using modern and innovative techniques. This minimises pain, discomfort, and anxiety. 

To help patients feel relaxed and at home while at the practice, scented candles are used throughout the waiting area. In addition to this, the clinic has TVs and sound systems streaming Spotify to provide a welcome distraction while waiting or receiving treatment. 

Services offered by Smile Essential Dental Practice include; general checkups, root canal treatments, filings, inlays and onlays, crowns, bridges, veneers, teeth whitening, dental implants, smile makeovers, teeth straightening, hygiene appointments, mouth cancer screening, sports mouthguards, grinding and clenching prevention, and more. 

Patients who are anxious about the discomfort associated with injections can choose pain-free treatments using The Wand, a system that delivers anaesthetic comfortably. 

The practice was among the first in Leicester to receive Gold Membership of the British Dental Association Good Practice Scheme.

There is a range of membership plans and finance options available to help manage the cost of appointments and treatments.


434a Narborough Road Leicester, LE3 2FS 0116 2891317 Visit website

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