Dr. Parth PatelCo-founder, Growth

Parth co-founded Smile Culture, alongside Dr. Harshil Boghara, in 2015 with a passionate intention to enhance the dental patient experience, and modernize the dental services field. Innovating through technology and results-oriented clinical practices, Parth believes Smile Culture is not only leading the way in shaping the future of dental care, but also creating a lasting social impact in underserved communities.

In addition to Smile Culture, Parth is currently an MBA candidate at The Wharton School, as a member of the school’s prestigious Health Care Management Program. At Wharton, Parth is working to advance the landscape of dental care in the United States and create innovative solutions to challenges, such as reaching underserved communities with care. Prior to Wharton, Parth graduated from The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2018. At PDM, Parth was founding member of both the PDM Implantology Club and PDM Business Club. Previous educational experiences include attending The University of Miami and Germantown Academy located just outside of Philadelphia. Outside of the classroom, Parth is a strategic advisor to the venture-backed positive psychology startup, Brighten Labs, an active Fellow at the Kairos Society, a member of the Young Entrepreneurship Council, and is a committee member at The Young Friends of Philly Fights Cancer.

While at the University of Miami, Parth started the non-profit, KIDDS, and impacted almost 1,000 impoverished children through: 2012 holiday toy drive for inner-city kids in Chicago, 2013 children of low-income households campaign in Urubamba, Peru, and a 2014 school supplies drive in Queens, New York. Due to his service efforts, Parth was awarded the W. Emil Forman Award for Community Service in 2012.

Personal interests include fitness and health, any and all things sports, travel, and new experiences. Parth can be reached through:

E-mail: drparth@smileculture.com │ Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drparth/