About Your Dentist
"The world always looks brighter from behind a beautiful smile."
“As your dentist, my primary goal is to work with you to develop a customized plan to help you achieve your dental health goals so you can enjoy all the benefits of a beautiful, healthy smile. My entire team is committed to making your experience in our office as comfortable as possible.”
Doctor of Dental Medicine (cum laude)
Oregon Health & Science University School of Dentistry - Portland, OR
Bachelor of Science
Saint Mary's College of California - Moraga, CA
Dr. Eklund is a member of the American Dental Association, Oregon Dental Association, Southern Oregon Dental Society, and the Delta Sigma Delta professional dental fraternity.
- Give Kids A Smile
- Mission of Mercy
- Celebration of Smiles
- St. Vincent de Paul Dental Center
Life & Hobbies
Away from the office, Dr. Eklund loves spending time with his wife, baby daughter, and two dogs, Awbrey and Allie. He’s also an avid fan of all Arizona sports teams, especially the ASU Sun Devils. His hobbies include playing golf, DIY projects, and eating Buffalo wings or eggs Benedict.
“Making the world healthier, one smile at a time.”
“My mission is to provide comprehensive dental care in a compassionate way that makes dental visits a pleasant experience. I strive to provide detailed attention to oral health to help make patients’ overall health better. Our team is committed to providing high quality oral health care in a caring, friendly, professional environment. Building trust and complete patient satisfaction is our goal.”
Education & Continuing Education
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Colorado School of Dentistry – Aurora, Colorado
Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dharmsinh Desai University School of Dental Medicine– Gujarat, India
Dr. Patel is committed to continuing her education. After receiving her DDS degree, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Currently, she is training to become an Invisalign Certified Provider.
Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Dental Association and a certified Invisalign provider.
Life & Hobbies
In addition to spending time with her family, Dr. Patel enjoys hiking and exploring new places with her husband, painting, reading and cooking different types of cuisine.