Philadelphia Dental Team
The process of trying to find the ideal dentist in Philadelphia for your family can be a difficult one. With so many dentists to choose from, where do you start? Our leading Philadelphia dental team consists of three very experienced and professional dentists with extensive training in a broad range of dental services. We encourage you to become more familiar with the backgrounds of our three dentists below and better understand why we are one of the fastest growing dental practices in the city of Philadelphia!
Dr. Nidhi Shah
Dr. Nidhi Shah earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Kornberg Temple University. She has since been dedicated to expanding her skills in comprehensive and progressive dental care. Dr. Shah strives to provide care that not only leaves a long-lasting smile but also a long-lasting impression and friendship with her patients. She maintains active membership with the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. She uses her membership in these organizations to constantly look for upgraded dental techniques and technology, and ways in which she can implement them to provide an even more comfortable and personalized visit for her patients.
Dr. Shah stays updated with continuing education courses and credits to ensure she is extensively trained in preventative, restorative, implantology, Invisalign®, cosmetic, veneer and denture dentistry. She implements techniques such as intraoral photos, 3D imaging and chairside consultations to thoroughly educate her patients on their oral health.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Shah enjoys painting, cooking and traveling. She looks forward to meeting you and providing personalized and progressive dental care for you and your loved one
Dr. Yoel Calzada-Sanchez
Dr. Yoel Calzada-Sanchez combines extensive domestic and international experience with passion and a high degree of knowledge to provide patients with the highest level of dental care in a gentle and compassionate manner. Armed with a doctorate in Dental Medicine from the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, he has served on a variety of committees including being a student class member of the school’s curriculum committee devoted to creating the best possible dental education for the University’s students. During his stint in Pennsylvania, he has also assisted underserved communities comprising women, infants and children in order to provide oral health screenings for babies and at-risk children while also providing their parents crucial information regarding nutrition and good oral health habits.
Hailing from a humble background in Cuba, Dr. Yoel has learned the values of sacrifice and perseverance and has develped a sense of community service. Dentistry suits Dr. Yoel. His keen propensity for medical sciences, hand skills and deep desire to engage in community services could perfectly fit and fulfill the requirements of dentistry. In his early years, Dr. Yoel attended the Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara, Cuba, from which he graduated with honors as a Doctor in Stomatology (General Dentistry) in 2003. Post-graduation, he was involved in social service residency in Cuba where, as the sole member of the dentistry office, he successfully treated individuals of all ages and educated them about preventative dentistry. In 2007, he moved to the USA where he was embraced with open arms and was presented with a kaleidoscope of opportunities to sink his teeth into. In the last seven years of his career, he has been able to deliver value and make an impact at several of his dental practice assignments.
Dentistry had to be in Dr. Yoel’s destiny because it aligned with his passion for excellent care and providing with best treatment to patients. His drive for new knowledge matches the dentist’s world incomparably. The key is hard work. Dr. Yoel has consistently worked hard at what was in front of him so that each step he takes builds momentum.
When Dr. Yoel is asked what he is most proud of about his practice he gives an unconventional response: “I’m most proud that I have continued to learn new things each and every year.” His life is never idle. Dr. Yoel never misses out on opportunities because he is always looking for them. His constant quest for learning leads him in pursuits of new challenges, hobbies and research in dental technology that continue to drive him in the path of excellence. On top of his active professional life dedicated to serving his patients, Dr. Yoel learns more about life’s value the more he accomplishes.
Dr. Kanak Trivedi
Dr. Kanak Trivedi is very proud to welcome patients to her practice, where real caring and compassion combine with education, fine expertise and experience to provide the best possible oral care. Dr. Trivedi earner her master’s degree in public administration from FDU at NJ and then earned her DDS degree from New York University College of Dentistry. During her dental school days, she participated in many outreach programs and gained extensive experience on many dental procedures while helping patients improve their smiles and confidence.
Dr. Trivedi has received special training in placing dental implants. She is also Invisalign certified and recognized as one of the “Top 100 providers of the nation.” She is diligently continuing her education, focusing on implant placement, restorations, veneers, teeth whitening, Invisalign, laser dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, preventive dentistry, root canal treatments, dentures, bridges and many other dental procedures with continuing education courses, seminars and hands-on courses. Dr. Trivedi uses the latest technologies such as digital scanning for crowns, bridges and Invisalign; CBCT; and intraoral pictures. All of these technologies help produce better understanding and customized treatment planning while helping patients make informed decisions. Dr. Trivedi is a proud member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).
She has a very strong vision for what dental care should be for her patients. She provides the highest level of dental care in the most comfortable and gentle manner while also educating patients about their oral concerns and helping them to make the best decisions that are in their favor. Dr. Trivedi’s philosophy of service to the patient and support from a handpicked, knowledgeable team creates excellence in both patient care and clinical results.
Dr. Trivedi is happily married to a child neurologist who serves the Tri-State area. During her free time, Dr. Trivedi enjoys travelling with her husband, cooking, and reading books. Dr. Trivedi is very humble to welcome you to her office. She gets immense pleasure and satisfaction in serving her patients and helping them to walk out of her office with a big, confident smile.
Dr. Dilip Dudhat
Dr. Dilip Dudhat is a native of Montgomery County. He graduated from North Penn High School in 1991 and from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1996, at the tender age of 23. Dr. Dudhat worked as a dental assistant and EFDA throughout dental school, placing him far above his classmates in accumulating practical experience in the dental field. Dr. Dudhat is constantly on a quest for knowledge, averaging six times the required continuing education credits mandated for license renewal. However, what really separates Dr. Dudhat from other dentists is his passion and love for the profession and his strong desire to please every patient in his care.
Dr. Dudhat has performed thousands of dental implant procedures. He is a former faculty member for Osstem Implant Training and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He excels in all aspects of cosmetic dentistry and is certified in Lumineers®. Dr. Dudhat is also an Elite preferred provider for Invisalign®.
Dr. Dudhat is married, and has a son and a daughter who both attend elementary school. His wife is also involved in the family business. He is a sports enthusiast, with his favorite team being the Philadelphia Eagles. He also follows the Phillies and the Flyers.
Dr. Dudhat and his staff welcome you to his offices. They are always happy to answer your questions and they strive to meet your dental needs. If you are looking to improve your smile, Dr. Dudhat is the dentist for you!z
Meet Our Philadelphia Dental Team
Each member of Advanced Family Smiles works with Dr. Nidhi Shah, Dr. Yoel Calzada-Sanchez, Dr. Kanak Trivedi and Dr. Dilip Dudhat to give you outstanding dental care in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Together with our dentists, they provide a welcoming, professional atmosphere for our patients. Meet our Philadelphia dental team in person and schedule a visit at 215-637-7474.