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440 Erie Pkwy
440 Erie Pkwy
"My mission is to provide exceptional and gentle dental care in a relaxing environment to improve my patients' overall experience and improve their quality of life."
-Neal J. Patel, DMD

Meet the doctor

Neal J. Patel, DMD
"My mission is to provide exceptional and gentle dental care in a relaxing environment to improve my patients' overall experience and improve their quality of life."
-Neal J. Patel, DMD
Dr. Patel is from Tazewell, Tennessee, a small town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains on the border of Kentucky and Virginia. He moved to Colorado in November of 2017 and loves it! He has always had a passion and love for animals and has a dog, Ruby, and a leopard gecko, Louie. When he isn't practicing dentistry Dr. Patel enjoys dancing at music festivals and live concerts, going to sporting events, and following his Georgia Bulldogs and Louisville Cardinals. Dr. Patel loves nature and the outdoors and enjoys hiking, skiing, snowshoeing, and camping. He has played tennis for 16 years and still plays competitively, and also enjoys playing sports recreationally like soccer and basketball. In his free time, Dr. Patel loves to draw and paint, enjoy one of his many favorite Netflix shows, visit local breweries, meet new people, and experience any new adventure that crosses his path!
Experience
Dr. Patel is currently an active member of the American Dental Association. He is committed to continuing education in order to remain current with state-of-the-art technology, procedures, and materials in dentistry.
Education
Doctorate of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
University of Louisville - Louisville, Kentucky
(2015)
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.)
University of Georgia - Athens, Georgia
(2011, with Honors)
“My mission is to educate and treat patients as if they’re family, providing quality dental care in a comfortable and relaxed manner.”
-Alec K. Sidehamer, DMD

Meet the doctor

Alec K. Sidehamer, DMD
“My mission is to educate and treat patients as if they’re family, providing quality dental care in a comfortable and relaxed manner.”
-Alec K. Sidehamer, DMD
Dr. Sidehamer was born and raised in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, a small town located between Pittsburgh and Penn State. He enjoys watching football, golf, and hockey. Dr. Sidehamer follows the Pittsburgh Steelers and Penguins. Growing up Dr. Sidehamer has played just about every sport from hockey to pole vaulting in track and field. Dr. Sidehamer is obsessed with art and music, he’s been painting off and on for about 10 years. Some of his favorite hobbies include golfing, painting, fishing/spearfishing, hiking/camping, white water rafting and most notably snowboarding. He’s amassed 15 years of experience snowboarding the downhill ice rinks of the East Coast that they refer to as “mountains” and is beyond excited to finally reside next to some real ones. Dr. Sidehamer is an outdoor adventure seeker but also enjoys relaxed evenings playing video games, board games, or watching movies with friends.
Education
Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.)
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - Bradenton, Florida
(2023)
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
(2018)
"From greeting you with a smile to ensuring you are as comfortable as possible during your appointment, we are here to help you have your best dental care experience yet!"

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