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Dr. Rupande Patel, DDS, MS

Pediatric dentist Dr. Rupande PatelDr. Patel has enjoyed providing comprehensive pediatric dental care to children since 1992 in the Dallas area. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas and is trained in providing in-office sedation (both conscious and I.V. Sedation) and hospital dentistry for the very young and anxious patients. She has also earned dental degrees from Bombay University in India and University of Melbourne in Australia.

She has been an assistant clinical professor of pediatric dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry since 2001.

Dr. Patel is also a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army Reserves, and has served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. She has been on humanitarian missions providing dentistry in countries such as Guatemala, Trinidad and the Dominican Republic, and has been providing dentistry for soldiers getting ready for deployment as well as those returning from overseas.

She enjoys spending time with her son and daughter and travelling with her husband.

Dr. Patel is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

Our Team

Jennifer - Business Manager

Jennifer has been in the dental profession since 1993 and joined Dr. Patel's team in 2004. She is an experienced and friendly team member and manages the office and financial matters. Jenn enjoys spending time with her husband and four children. She loves attending football games, swimming lessons and dance lessons with her kiddos. In her spare time she volunteers at her church.

Karemys – Scheduling/Insurance Coordinator

Karemys was born in Venezuela and is fluent in Spanish. She loves interacting with our patients and assisting them with scheduling and insurance needs. She has lived in the Dallas area for over 20 years. Karemys is a mother of three and loves spending time with her children, going to the movies, reading, and dancing.

Karina – Registered Dental Assistant

Karina has been a dental assistant since 2000 and became part of Dr. Patel's team in 2006. She is proficient in her assisting skills, Spanish, and sign language. She helps Dr. Patel with the sedation and general anesthesia cases as well. Karina is a mother of four girls and enjoys spending her free time with them. She enjoys reading and singing.

Suzanne Allman, DDS, MS – Associate Dentist

Dr Allman joined our practice as an associate pediatric dentist to help us out when Dr Patel is serving our country as a member of the US ARMY Reserves. Dr Allman has been practicing Pediatric Dentistry since 1992. Dr. Allman earned her B.S. in Zoology from the University of Texas in 1986. She received her D.D.S. from The University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston in 1990. She received her M.S. and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1992. In 1997 she obtained her Board Certification in Pediatric Dentistry. She loves to spend her free time with her husband and 2 boys.

Brelyn – Scheduling/Insurance Coordinator

Brelyn worked for our team during the summer and holidays when he was in high school. He joined our team full-time in July 2015 and he assists patients with scheduling and insurance needs. Brelyn is a Certified Nursing Aide and he is attending Fire Fighter Academy & E.M.T. training. He is a really nice young man and everyone loves to be around him.

J'Tiame – Registered Dental Assistant

J'Tiame has been a dental assistant since 2011. She joined Dr Patel's team in 2014 when she relocated with her family from Maryland to Texas. J'Tiame is married to a US Navy Recruiter and has three children. She loves children and is wonderful with our patients. She enjoys spending her free time with her family. She loves to sing, read and enjoys visiting local attractions in the DFW area since she is still new to Texas!



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