Team > Bhavik Patel
B.D.S, M.D.S Orthodontist
Wellington born and educated, Bhavik is a qualified specialist orthodontist. Becoming a dentist was a seed planted by his father at the age of 14 and his passion for dentistry as a career was solidified by regular work experience visits to local dentists around Wellington until the end of year 13.
Bhavik went on to complete the five year dental degree (BDS) in Dunedin at the University of Otago, in 1999. He worked as a dental house surgeon at Napier and Hastings hospital for one year followed by three years in a private dental practice in Whanganui. With the support of his wife and family, Bhavik completed a Masters Degree in Orthodontics (with distinction) in 2006, as well as being accepted as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Bharvik lives in Lower Hutt with his wife, Vanessa and daughters, Alyssa and Aria. Bharvik has always loved children and this is evident in his professional, but fun manner when working with children and his on-going philanthropic support of children charities.