patel_simmi_publichealth_2014.jpgClinical Assistant Professor, Public Health Sciences
Dental Director of North Dallas Shared Ministries

Dr. Simmi Patel has over 18 years of experience providing dental care to patients, many of them from vulnerable and at-risk communities. Specifically, Dr. Patel has delivered care to most of the shelters in the Dallas metroplex and has served patients who are homeless, victims of domestic violence, victims of sexual trafficking, recovering alcoholics, and drug addicts and inmates. Additionally, Dr. Patel teaches 3rd and 4thyear dental students at Texas A&M College of Dentistry and in the extramural clinics, Agape and North Dallas Shared Ministries.


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