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
Your office staff was friendly and helpful. I was treated like a valued guest in your office.
Deanna G.
We have been with The Dental Center for about 6 years now and have never been let down with the quality of service and knowledge. Thank you!
Clarissa L.
I love the great treatment you get from everybody
Gayle T.
Good service
Dorinda B.
Friendly, efficient, and knowledgeable
Serica E.
Efficient and expert dentists and assistants.
Barbara L.
Friendly office, great service.
Janet B.
Terry is very thorough and friendly and makes the experience very pleasant.
Julia E.
They are good at their jobs. They get you in quick and are friendly and professional.
Stormi G.
Everyone is friendly and professional, and service is fast.
Cheryl M.
Excellent customer service from the entire LaSalle Dental Center staff!!
Don H.
Having a filling replaced is a painful process (for me) and they took the time to mitigate the pain and tried to make me as comfortable as possible. I know this take extra time but I appreciate it.
Robert W.
Professionalism and friendliness
Vicente H.
Professionalism manner of the staff, dentist was very knowledgable and have a good sense of humor.
Rachael M.
The gentle care given and the wonderful people that work there.
Gretchen M.
The professionalism and courtesy of the people I met there. The rooms were set out in a useful and comfortable way and the people not only know their job, but they value the customers.
Marianne H.
My son has braces from the Dental center, and my daughter might be next. What makes this place awesome for my kid’s dental health, is because of Doctor Richard L. Cohen. He is good with kids, […]
Sayela W.
Teri always does a great job and is very pleasant.
William C.
Today my son had unexpected extraction’s, due to infection. Dr. Jess, and another woman I can’t remember her name, dark hair, made a super traumatic event so much easier. My son was Waylon, and I […]
Brittany T.
I feel confident in the medical care I am receiving. Scheduling fits my schedule. And appointments are on time.
Robert W.
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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