About Your Dentist
"I love being a dentist and would not choose another profession. Providing patients with quality, comfortable dentistry is my main objective and if we have fun while we are doing it, that’s a plus.”
"My mission in dentistry is to go above and beyond for my patients in order to provide them with the smile they deserve. Obtaining a beautiful smile is something everyone deserves and whether you need veneers, a root canal, an implant, or a filling; I can help you achieve your smile.”
The University of Missouri Kansas City Dental School – Kansas City, MissouriDoctor of Dental Surgery (2007)
William Jewell College – Liberty, Missouri (2002)Bachelor of Science
Dr. Cummings also completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency program and is highly trained in a wide range of advanced cosmetic and surgical dentistry techniques and procedures.
Continuing Education & Professional Memberships
Dr. Cummings is a proud member of the American Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
When she isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Cummings is a proud mother of two boys and wife to an amazing husband, with whom she loves to take trips and experience new parts of the state and country. In her free time, she also loves to exercise and is a proud Navy Veteran. Dr. Cummings served four years in the Navy, during which she spent over two years stationed on board the nuclear aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln.
“I am passionate about dentistry and helping patients achieve the smile they deserve. I know visiting the dentist is not always fun, but I hope, together, we can make appointments more comfortable, fun and productive.”
“My mission in dentistry is to exceed my patients’ expectations by providing them with exceptional dental care while building a relationship of trust. As a dentist, I strive to improve my patients’ quality of life and health by delivering high-quality and individualized dental care and education.”
Education & Continuing Education
University of Missouri Kansas City School of Dentistry – Kansas City, MissouriDoctor of Dental Surgery
University of Kansas – Lawrence, KansasBachelor of Science
Dr. Patel is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association.
Life & Hobbies
In addition to spending time with family and friends, Dr. Patel enjoys walking, exercising, dancing, making ceramics, and traveling to different states as well as abroad. She has visited almost a third of the national parks in the United States and hopes to eventually visit them all. As a native Kansas City resident, Dr. Patel enjoys exploring new restaurants and places in Kansas City and cheering on the KC Chiefs.