The Dental Center of South Bend (Dentistry and Braces for Children and Teenagers)
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Dr. Krushan Chetan Patel, DMD  Board Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Krushan Chetan Patel caters to both patients and parents, treating everyone like family. He creates an atmosphere of trust and uses an easy to understand approach when presenting treatment plans. Dr. Patel is board-certified in his field of dentistry, committed to the highest level of excellence and standards of orthodontics.

Dr. Patel earned his Bachelor of Biomedical Science & Mathematics degree from Auburn University, Auburn, AL. He continued his education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Patel did his General Practice residency at Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Not long after, Dr. Patel attended the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, where he did his orthodontic residency and earned a Master degree in Oral Biology.

Dr. Patel is a member of the American Association of Orthodontics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a board-certified orthodontist and Invisalign® certified.

Dr. Patel has volunteered his time and skills to Puentes de Salud in South Philadelphia, providing health and wellness support to the rapidly growing Latino population, the Red Cross Society and the Kasiisi Mission in Lusaka, Zambia.

When he’s not in the office treating patients, Dr. Patel enjoys golf, tennis, football and soccer.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I love the employees always nice and pleasant.
Tessa L.
Great compassionate care. The hygienist and doctor worked so good with my little ones first dental visit.
King G.
Very helpful!
Frederic D.
Very Nice People!! Fast and effective!!
Sean L.
We always have a pleasant experience & everyone is very nice to my son. I also feel like things are explained well, & I’m asked before procedures are done.
Donovin B.
Everyone was wonderful, kind and very understanding!
Evan F.
The gal who worked on Catherine’s teeth was very skilled at the cosmetic work which Catherine was getting done. She also was very kind and tried to help us visualize what the final product […]
Catheri D.
My daughter was so nervous to have her first filling done. The hygienist that came and got her, was so upbeat, positive and energetic. My daughter came out after the procedure, smiling and talked […]
Mackenzi C.
The dental hygienist and the dentist were fabulous with my 4 year old. So calm and patient. She had a great experience.
Natalia M.
I’m pleased with the results of Miles braces
Miles W.
Everyone is always friendly and appt time starts on time.
Zoe A.
Felt like the dentist listened to me and concerns. Didn’t feel rushed
Khale L.
Good service and nice people
Criss C.
love everything
Landon A.
The office staff had lots of experience working with young patients and did an excellent job interacting and caring for our son who had an emergency dental situation.
Cameron P.
Staff always so kind and explains everything with details step by step of they are going or did to my child
Daniel A.
Everything went perfect.
Jamie H.
Everyone was so kind and sweet to my kids. It was a breath of fresh air.
Izabella T.
We were in and out and the staff was Wonderful.
Sophia V.
The staff was wonderful with my son, who has Autism. They didn’t push him and found ways to do an exam that didn’t frighten him.
Elijah V.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Saturday by appointment

Phone: (574) 367-7146
Fax: (574) 245-7502
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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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