Dr. Amrish Patel
Creating Beautiful Smiles Since 2011
Dr. Amrish Patel graduated with his DMD from prestigious Boston University. Dr. Patel is extremely passionate about his work and has received advanced training in all aspects of general and cosmetic dentistry. He has spent numerous hours in continuing education, which allows him to keep current with the modern technology and advances in dentistry. Dr. Patel received fellowship in Academy of General Dentistry in 2011. He is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Before joining Dr. Cruser at Lakeshore Dental, Dr. Patel served in the U.S. Army as an Active Duty Army officer at Fort Eustis, Virginia. He completed his military career with the rank of Captain.
Dr. Patel and his wife, Namrata have been married for 6 years and have a beautiful 4 year old daughter name Aanchal. Dr. Patel enjoys traveling, watching sports and spending quality time with his family.
Dr. Melvin Cruser
Creating Beautiful Smiles Since 1981
Dr. Cruser grew up in Virginia Beach attending Norfolk Academy. After completing his undergraduate degree from Duke University, he attended the Medical College of Virginia School of Dentistry, graduating in 1981. He returned to Virginia Beach and went into private practice. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Virginia Dental Association, and the Tidewater Dental Association. Dr. Cruser has an Associate Fellowship from the World Clinical Laser Institute.
Dr. Cruser and his wife, Sara have been married for 34 years and have 2 adult children. Dr. Cruser is an avid Duke sports fan and enjoys playing golf.