Meet the Staff

About Sweet Tooth Dental Care from Austin, TX

Neil Patel, DDS

Neil Patel, D.D.S. is a native Texan who graduated from UTSA and the prestigious University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Upon graduation, he moved to Las Vegas to work with a long established office in order to work on his craft under the guidance of several well known doctors who excelled in the fields of cosmetic dentistry, Invisalign as well as endodontics. However, his true heart was always in Texas where his friends and family were. Dr. Patel moved to back to Austin and opened the office of his dreams. He truly believes in being proactive about your dental health and is primarily concerned with preventative care. He feels that a ounce of prevention is much more valuable than a pound of cure.

Sweet Tooth Dental on South Congress was created with your family’s needs in mind. His goal is to make sure that you and your family have all their dental needs met and works with a team of doctors to ensure this is accomplished.  Dr. Patel is a proud member of the American Dental AssociationTexas Dental  Association and Capital Area Dental Society.

Dr. Patel volunteers with the Texas Mission of Mercy as well as other international organizations to provide dental care to the needy. He has been recognized for his service along the Texas/Mexico border as well as Nepal and Thailand.

In his spare time, you can find Dr. Patel going to concerts, specifically to the Moody theater as he is a donor to the arts as a sponsor to KLRU’s Austin City Limits program. He also enjoys golf and running the trail around Lady Bird Lake. Dr. Patel is proud to call Austin his home and is looking forward to taking care of you and your family for all their dental needs.

Dr. Jake Duong

Dr. Jake Duong earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1996. Continuing his education, Dr. Jake earned his dental degree from the same school in 2000. There, he also completed a one year residency, which is where he received training in soft tissue management and implant placement. Dr. Jake is committed to life­long learning and professional development through continuing education. In his pursuit of searching for the best possible care for his patients, Dr. Jake has sought out and received his certification in oral and IV sedation. Dr. Jake is passionate about sedation dentistry and about providing patients with safe, relaxing, and convenient dental care. Dr. Jake also received an implant certification from the University of Miami School of Medicine’s Implant Dentistry Continuum course which was taught by Dr. Arun Garg. He is currently a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, Capital Area Dental Society, Texas Dental Association, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and Texas Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Jake enjoys spending time with his beautiful wife Tanya and their precious Morkie Chloe. Dr. Jake also enjoys working out, running, playing tennis and hiking.

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