Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel received her Doctorate of Dental and Oral Surgery (D.D.S.) from New Yorks Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, in 1996. During her dental studies, She received a Columbia Research Scholarship and was published in the Journal of Renal Physiology.
She completed a General Practice Residency at the Allegheny General Hospital, and then worked in a private practice in New York performing specialized dental treatments including root canals, crowns, bridges, and partial dentures. She later worked for HealthDrive, providing geriatric care in a nursing home setting.
Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel was the first dentist at The Smile Center of the Rowan County Health Department, working exclusively on children between 9 months to 18 years of age.
Dr Hetal Amin-Patel currently has an attending privilege at the local hospital, providing dental care for special needs patients of all ages under general sedation.
Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel has been certified for mild to moderate conscious Pill Sedation, and Beautiful Dentistry is one of the only three General Dentists offices that is Dental Board Certified in Salisbury, NC for Sedation. She actively pursues Continuing Medical Education Credits at the Pankey Institute, and at the Dawson Academy. Dr. Hetal Amin-Patel is also officially certified by 3M, Cerinate, Invisalign, and Sterngold, to work with their products at Beautiful Dentistry.