Meet the Doctor

Dr. Bhasker Patel


Dr. Patel is the founder of Alafaya Dental. He earned the Doctor of Dentistry (DDS) degree from New York University College of Dentistry and became licensed to practice dentistry in 1977. He moved from New York to Florida in 1997 and opened his first practice, Alafaya Dental in 2003. In 2006, he opened his second practice Saxon Dental, in Orange City, Florida. He currently practices dentistry at both offices. 

Dr. Patel's credentials include memberships in the American Dental Association, Florida Dental Association, and Central Florida District Dental Association.

Dr. Patel's Professional Memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Central Florida Dental Association

"I am proud to provide my patients with the best dental care experience. It is my pleasure to address all your questions and concerns." -Dr. Patel

Dr. Keyur Patel

Associate Dentist

Dr. Keyur Patel has joined Alafaya Dental Associates Pa. in August 2020. We are excited to have him join our practice as our full-time dentist. Please get to know Dr. Patel by reading his biography below. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to one of our team members. Dr. Patel was born and brought up in Mumbai, India. Raised in a joint family he grew up with 2 siblings and 3 cousins. In 2010 Dr. Patel finished his BDS degree in a remote town named Dhule not far from Mumbai. After that he accepted an associateship in an underserved area away from Mumbai and practiced all aspects of dentistry for 3 years. In 2013 he set out for his dream to the USA to work toward being a dentist in the United States.. When arriving to states he practiced as a dental assistant and hygienist while waiting to get accepted into UF. In 2018 he was accepted into the University of Florida for a 2-year residency program. Dr. Patel finished his Advanced Education in General Dentistry in 2020. He is a Proud Gator Dentist.

Dr. Patel is married to Hiral Patel and he is blessed with a daughter Kshama who is 4 years old. He loves living in Orlando and will always be a proud Floridian for the rest of his life. Besides dentistry he loves to cook and sing. Dr. Patel loves visiting natural placed and historic places. Traveling these types of placed in the USA is on his bucket list. Dr. Patel volunteers in the kitchen and related services at BAPS temple every Saturday and Sunday very routinely.

Professionally speaking he loves being a part of the organized dentistry and loves keeping his knowledge upgraded. He currently is a member of the AAID, ADG, ADA, and FDA. Dr. Patel is furthering his education in dentistry by taking a Implant Maxi Course at Nova Southern University and keeping up with his CE credential to be an associate and then diplomate degree with AAID implantology. He loves all aspects of dentistry with special love toward Oral Surgery and Endodontics.