Dr. Tim J. Patel D.D.S, Dentist

Dr. Tim J. Patel D.D.S


1818 San Miguel Drive Walnut Creek California, 94596



Tim J. Patel, DDS, is the founder of Diablo Pacific Dental Group in Walnut Creek, California.  He has held this post since 2002.  The practice focuses on all aspects of general dentistry, including treatment for periodontal disease and cosmetic dentistry as well.  Dr. Patel is certified in Invisalign and is working on Lumineer certification, to brighten and whiten teeth. In his spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys giving back to some of California's best dental schools.  He has positions at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and UCSF (University of California San Francisco). 

Education and Training

Boston University

Board Certification


Lumineer Certification pending

Provider Details

Male Hindi 23 years of experience
Dr. Tim J. Patel D.D.S
Dr. Tim J. Patel D.D.S's Expert Contributions

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Adjunct Clinical Professor, University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, UC San Francisco -


  • Recognition for Clinical Excellence and Patient Care, 1998
  • National Registry of Who’s Who in America, 1998

Professional Memberships

  • MemberInternational Association of HealthCare Professionals

Professional Society Memberships

  • California Dental Association, American Dental Association, Contra Costa Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Being passionate about dentistry, taking pride in his work and using cutting edge equipment and service for his patients. he is also committed to educate his patients.

Teaching and speaking

  • Assistant Clinical Professor at Tufts from 1989-1999, UCSP from 2002-2011, and the University of Pacific from 1999 to present.

Hobbies / Sports

  • Golf

Favorite professional publications

  • JADA

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Dr. Tim J. Patel D.D.S's Practice location

1818 San Miguel Drive -
Walnut Creek, California 94596
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