Experts in dental care

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Meet our Team

Our multi-disciplined and talented staff is a cut above the rest. Every member of our team is extremely knowledgeable in dental health care. In addition, we are all genuinely dedicated to providing each client with personal and pleasant service.

We will always ensure you experience the type of care you deserve. Our dedication will leave you looking forward to your next visit to Infinite Smiles of Powell, Ohio.

Meet our Team


Certified Dental Assistant

Faith’s passion is in delivering exceptional oral care to each of her patients while working to build them a more beautiful smile. As a dental assistant, Faith works with patients on preventive dental treatments and restorative care. She works chair-side with Dr. Patel to create beautiful, durable restorations.

Faith earned her dental assistant certificate from Hayes Technical School. She also served as a surgical dental assistant in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Here, she was nominated for the Distinguished Staff Award.


Patient Relations Coordinator

Sara has experience as a licensed massage therapist where she learned the importance of patient care, trust and comfort. She enjoys meeting patients and watching them gain new confidence after a smile makeover.

Her friends and family are very important to her. On the weekends, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter on the golf course or watching sports.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Patients of all ages and dental conditions can trust Laura for their dental exams and cleanings. She uses the practiced, gentle techniques and modern tools to help patients maintain beautiful teeth and gums.

Laura started working with Dr. Patel after graduating from The Ohio State University in 2012. She has certifications in multiple anesthetic techniques, CPR, and blood draws for dental surgeries. Laura believes that every patient deserves customized care to ensure a positive experience when they visit Infinite Smiles.


Treatment Coordinator

Christy is an accomplished and enthusiastic treatment coordinator with a passion for perfecting smiles and improving oral health. Her extensive knowledge comes from her 26 years of experience in the dental industry, and many prior years as a surgical dental assistant.

At Infinite Smiles, she helps patients understand their treatment and dental insurance benefits with confidence, and her sunny disposition helps them to feel at ease.


Registered Dental Hygienist

Ashley graduated from Youngstown State University in 2011. As a Registered Dental Hygienist, she enjoys sharing her enthusiasm about dentistry and educating patients about oral-systemic health. After all, dental health has been shown to be related to full-body health and well-being. To her, sharing knowledge with her clients helps them form habits that keep their teeth healthy for decades to come. In her free time, Ashley loves being with her kids, who keep her busy and motivated.

Dr. Neal Patel

Founder of Infinite Smiles - Neal Patel, D.D.S., Inc.

Dr. Neal Patel graduated from The Ohio State University with his DDS and a bachelor’s degree in molecular genetics. After completing his dental degree, he trained under world-renowned authorities in restorative, aesthetic, and neuromuscular dentistry. In 2008, Dr. Patel started Infinite Smiles of Powell, OH to combine his passion for visual arts, computer technology, and medical science into his dental practice.

A testimony to his expertise, Dr. Patel travels extensively around the world, training other doctors in the use of modern dental technology. This includes advanced techniques in 3D imaging, computer-guided implantology and dental stereolithography.

Dr. Neal Patel’s mission is to provide a different kind of dentistry, one that will prove oral health care can be a pleasant, and even enjoyable, experience.


Director of Operations

Andrew attended the Ohio State University with the dream of becoming a dentist, but changed his emphasis to business during school. After years working in finance, Andrew came full circle and pursued his initial interest in dentistry.

For Dr. Patel, Andrew works with all departments to oversee budgetary matters, day-to-day operations, and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. Andrew works effectively to ensure that each staff member has the resources, continuing education, and tools to give patients a wonderful dental experience.


Certified Dental Assistant

From a young age, Jennifer wanted to work in dentistry. She grew up admiring the passion and commitment of her older sister, Faith, also a dental assistant for Dr. Patel. Jennifer earned her clinical dental assistant (CDA) certification from the Ohio Commission of Dentistry in 2017 and joined the Infinite Smiles team shortly thereafter.

She is currently taking classes to become an expanded functions dental assistant (EFDA), broadening her abilities in restorative dentistry. Striving for excellence, Jennifer sets high standards and ensures each patient feels special in her care.


Registered Dental Hygienist, Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Phlebotomist

Kelsey is a talented dental hygienist who enjoys working with patients to reduce the risk of tooth decay and gum disease. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Dentistry with a degree in dental hygiene and has completed courses in orthodontic treatments. She holds an Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary certification and is a phlebotomist, a medical professional trained to draw blood.

Kelsey loves her work for Dr. Patel, especially helping patients improve their oral health through the latest dental technology.


Registered Dental Hygienist

A passionate dental hygienist since 2005, Carlie prides herself in taking part in the transformational process of cosmetic dentistry. She is trained in administering dental anesthetics to help make each patient procedure more comfortable. She enjoys educating patients on how to ensure life-long dental health. Versatile in the clinic, Carlie assists the clinical team with some of the practice's most dramatic smile makeovers.


Director of Development

Minas has been involved in the dental industry for more than 30 years. He achieved 17 years of clinical experience before transitioning to the business side of dentistry.

Following his studies at Franklin University and The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Minas earned his MBA and Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management. He is a published author and has written several courses geared toward dental assistants. His role at Infinite Smiles includes streamlining and implementing clinical processes, and working with the team toward mutual professional growth.

Founded in 2008, Infinite Smiles of Powell, Ohio is a full-service dental care facility. And we take dentistry to the next level. Our office is undoubtedly your premier source for luxury general, cosmetic, implant, and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Patel is an innovator of state-of-the-art virtual surgery. And so, our exceptional staff are also trained in groundbreaking dental techniques. This technology allows for especially fast and accurate results with less pain.

Want to learn more about our dental practice? Once you meet our team, tour our office online. Additionally, read patient testimonials and browse our full list of services any time.

Referral program

Terms & conditions

Get rewarded for referring friends and family to Dr. Neal Patel!

Refer as many people as you like, and earn a $50 credit (per household) each time.

Credits will be applied after the referred party completes an initial appointment that includes a comprehensive exam, cleaning and x-rays.

$50 credit is given to both you and the person you refer to Infinite Smiles.

New patients, simply mention who referred you to our office at your first appointment for the credit to be applied.

Does not apply to free consultations.

Referral discount is non-transferable.

If submitting to insurance, a $50 credit is applied to payment before insurance for any dental service.

Referral program discount does not expire.

Not redeemable for cash.