From our dentists and dental assistants to our office staff and front desk, we strive to give each patient the best experience so that they will leave feeling welcomed and a part of our family. Our goal is for every appointment to be comfortable, stress-free and leaving patients with a smile!
Dr. Mayur Patel is a compassionate, detail-oriented dentist treating patients in Woodbridge and the greater Virginia area. His goal is to make sure his patients have a great experience. He takes the time with each patient to fully understand their needs and explain the treatment options available. His office performs comprehensive care, and after a patient sees him once, they see him for life. To complete his dental degree, Dr. Patel attended Howard University. He continued his education at the Westchester Medical Center of the New York Medical College, where he completed a residency. Dr. Patel is now a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association. Procedures performed by Dr. Patel include extractions, root canals, crowns, orthodontics, and the restoration of implants. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Patel enjoys basketball, football, singing at temple, and spending time with his wife .
Dr. Mendes is the orthodontist on staff at Light Family Dental. He obtained his dental degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1991. He is the recipient of numerous prestigious dental awards throughout his career, starting with him receiving the distinction of graduating at the top of his class.. In addition, Dr. Mendes received extensive training in hospital dentistry, dental implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, TMJ therapy, and Oral surgery during his general practice residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his education as an Orthodontic specialist at the University of Toronto. He often works in combination with the other highly trained dentists to create dazzling smiles for patients of all ages.
Dr. Mendes grew up in Toronto, Canada. He relocated to the Northern Virginia area from Brooklyn, New York after living and practicing in New York City. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two sons.
Preventative care is the key to keeping your mouth clean and maintaining a healthy smile. Regular checkups allow us to treat issues before they become a problem. Sometimes, cosmetic dentistry is the best course of action in these cases. But whether it's elective or for treatment, we'll make sure your smile is healthy and beautiful!
All teeth are different and accidents happen. Whether you broke or chipped a tooth, or had trauma to your mouth, our team can treat you quickly using the latest techniques so your teeth look and feel like new.
We know how important your smile is to you. Whether you're an adult or a child, our Orthodontic specialist and team will help you get that smile you desire.