The Dental Center of South Bend
1005 East LaSalle Avenue, South Bend, IN 46617

Rikin Patel, DDS  General Dentist

Rikin Patel DDS

Dr. Rikin Patel is a general dentist who provides preventive, cosmetic, and restorative dental services. He strives to make people feel comfortable, taking the time to discuss any problems they’re having with their teeth or gums, and talking about what their ideal smile would look like.

After performing the dental exam and reviewing the x-rays and gum analysis, Dr. Patel will create a customized treatment plan for your specific needs and goals. Are you experiencing a toothache or any sensitivity to hot or cold foods? Dr. Patel will let you know what is causing the discomfort, your treatment options, and the best timeline for addressing your concerns. Dr. Patel’s services include fillings, crowns, bridges, dental implant restorations, dentures and partials, gum treatment, and other techniques to restore your smile and your oral health.

Dr. Patel earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. He also attended Indiana University for his B.S. in Biology. Dr. Patel holds a Masters degree in biology from Purdue University and is Invisalign® certified.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Deanna is very thorough and does an excellent job explaining the work being performed. The hygienist that shares work space with Deanna has cleaned my teeth in the past and is great as well.
Jeff J.
Friendly staff and a job well done
Jayson F.
The service was excellent from the moment I walked in. The entire staff had a genuine, welcoming smile and seemed to care about every client. I have rarely seen such authentic friendliness and caring […]
Lori H.
Good service
Dorinda B.
I had a previous concern with the numbing agent. I explained this and they were wonderful working with me and my concerns! Really a great bunch of people!
Kathleen B.
Excellent service!
Florencia A.
Service is efficient and everyone is friendly.
Christine B.
Great care and concern for the comfort and outcome of the patient.
Patricia D.
Quick in and out. Polite staff and dentist.
Lynnda M.
Dr Carrol was the best oral surgeon i have ever seen. I asked him to be gentle when giving the numbing shot and was very gentle when extracting the tooth. I have had little to no pain afterwards. No […]
Isreal D.
Good dental care and friendly service.
Brett P.
Staff is great.
Melissa G.
Good people mmm
Victor K.
The staff and the doctor was great
Tracy J.
Friendly office, great service.
Janet B.
Very friendly staff, will be Back! Fast appointment, for a limited exam!
Amber K.
I have come to you for years and am very happy with the service
Kathleen V.
I’ve always had great experiences with the hygienists and Very happy with the work dr metzler does…. They all seem to genuinely care about the patient.
Debbie H.
Dental and office staff are very professional, friendly and punctual. As a working professional, I appreciate the timeliness and efficiency and expertise during my visit. I wouldn’t go anywhere […]
Carol G.
Everybody is so friendly. I love this place!
Nick R.
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 - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (574) 367-7000
Fax: (574) 245-7530
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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 - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (574) 367-7000
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