About Your Dentist

Veral Patel, DMD

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”

My Mission

“My mission is to deliver compassionate dental care that enhances lives and promotes well-being. I am dedicated to fostering trust, providing personalized treatment, and empowering patients to prioritize their oral health. Through education and individualized care, I strive to create a welcoming environment where everyone feels valued and supported on their journey to a healthier smile.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Dental Medicine
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine – Boston, Massachusetts

Master of Biomedical Sciences
Tufts University – Boston, Massachusetts

Bachelor of Science in Physiology & Neurobiology
University of Connecticut – Storrs, Connecticut

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Patel grew up in Newport, Rhode Island, and studied on the East Coast before finding his home in Houston, Texas. His life is a blend of creativity, compassion, and connection — woven together by his love for craftsmanship, culinary arts, and travel. Growing up on the East Coast, he found excitement in shaping wood and metal with his hands, skills that he now applies in dentistry, where precision and attention to detail are paramount. 

Beyond his work, Dr. Patel delights in cooking flavorsome dishes for his loved ones and exploring new cultures through travel, fostering meaningful connections along the way. Amidst his diverse interests, Dr. Patel's greatest joy stems from the bonds he shares with his family and friends, grounding him in a commitment to authenticity and compassion. Whether it's sharing laughter over a homemade meal or embarking on adventures together, these moments of connection fuel his happiness. Through his expertise in dentistry and genuine desire to help others, Dr. Patel embodies a dedication to positively impacting the lives of those around him, both professionally and personally.

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Sandy Youssef, DMD

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” - Helen Keller

My Mission

“My mission is to provide exceptional care that is personalized to my patients’ needs, accompanied by quality education that helps them become more in control of their dental health. I also strive to build trusting relationships with my patients, treating them as family members with compassion and integrity.”

Education & Continuing Education

Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry
A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health – Mesa, Arizona

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences
University of South Florida – Tampa, Florida

Dr. Youssef is laser certified.

Life & Hobbies

Dr. Youssef is a passionate, family-oriented person with a strong drive for service and having a good time. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and fiancé, whether at church or competitive game nights. When she needs to destress, Dr. Youssef enjoys practicing yoga.