Our Elite Smile Care Dental Associates team focuses on making your visit a comfortable and positive experience. We respect your time and will always see you at your scheduled appointment time. Our doctors take the time to address your concerns and encourage you to participate in your treatment options. Patient education is key to preventing oral diseases.

Dr. Dilip Patel

Dr. Dilip Patel has a long relationship with Darien.  He has grown up in Darien and attend Hinsdale South High School.  Dr. Patel graduated dental degree from the University Illinois in Chicago.


Dr. Patel graduated from the University of Illinois Dental School in 2002. While attending the University of Illinois, Dr. Patel was honored with the outstanding Operative Dentistry Award. He is focused on keeping pace with modern dental procedures. He regularly attends dental education classes to stay current and provide the latest dental procedures. He has given numerous lectures to schools and businesses about the importance of oral hygiene and focus on prevention. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society and Chicago Dental Society.


Dr. Patel is no stranger to dentistry. His father, brother and wife are also dentists. Patients young and old alike enjoy his honesty, easy-going personality and attention to detail. He has many long-term patients.

Dr. Vishruti Patel

Dr. Vishruti Patel obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry in 2002. While attending dental school, she was honored with the Dr. K Amin scholarship. In 2008, Dr. Patel completed the Executive Management program for Dentists at the prestigious Kellogg School of Management.  In 2012, she was selected to participate in the American Dental Association’s Institute for Diversity in Leadership program. While in the program, Dr. Patel designed and executed a one year long leadership project to benefit our local community.


Dr. Vishruti Patel is focused on keeping pace with modern dental procedures and is certified in Invisalign technology.  She regularly attends dental continuing education courses to provide her patients with the latest techniques in dentistry while increasing patient comfort during treatment. Dr. Patel’s practice focus is prevention of dental diseases through education of patients.


Dr. Vishruti Patel is a faculty for American Pediatric Association, Bright Smiles for Birth program.  She has given numerous lectures to schools and businesses and health care providers about the importance of oral health and focus on prevention. Dr. Patel serves as President of the Will County Dental Society and as a Director of Public Relations on the board of American Association of Women Dentists. Dr. Patel serves on a committee of Illinois State Dental Society and Indian Dental Association of Illinois. She is an active member of the American Dental Association.

Dr. Vishruti Patel met her husband and her partner Dr. Dilip Patel while in dental school at the University of Illinois. After practicing in several group practices in Minnesota and in the Chicagoland area, Vishruti Patel is very excited to have a joint practice with a conservative, patient-focused treatment philosophy.


Our family began to come to Smile Care four years ago when they first opened their doors. We love the Doctors professional and inviting atmosphere. We appreciate their flexibility in getting all of our family members in. Our young children enjoy coming to see Drs. Patel. They truly care for us and our dental needs.