Dr. Rima Patel

Rima B. Patel, DMD, MAGD
Rima B. Patel, DMD, MAGD

Dr. Patel grew up in Shelton, Connecticut and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Philosophy from Boston University. She attended University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Upon getting her D.M.D. degree, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency program at University of Missouri at Kansas City.

Dr. Patel is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Patel stays current with new technology and evolving dental care through continuing education courses. Because of her commitment to her profession, Dr. Patel was awarded her fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 2018 and her Masters in the Academy of General Dentistry is 2020. Only 2% of general dentists have received this honor. The Mastership Award is the highest honor available in the AGD and one of the most respected designations in the profession. This accomplishment meets the highest criteria for professional excellence. To accomplish this, Dr. Patel completed more than 1,100 hours of continuing dental education in the 16 disciplines of dentistry, including 400 hours dedicated to hands-on skills and techniques. As a recipient of this award, Dr. Patel has joined 2,208 members of the dental community who understand that great smiles and good oral health for their patients are the result of going above and beyond basic requirements.

Family is the most important part of Dr. Patel’s life and a great source of happiness. Dr. Patel is happily married and the mother of 2 beautiful daughters. In her spare time, Dr. Patel enjoys playing tennis, reading, traveling, and spending time with her family!

Dr. Rocio Jacobo

Rocio Jacobo, DMD
Rocio Jacobo, DMD

Dr. Jacobo grew up in Mexico and moved with her family to Dalton, Georgia while she was a teenager. Dr. Jacobo attended Georgetown University in Washington D.C where she received her Masters in Science Degree and attended the Dental College of Georgia and received her D.M.D Degree.

Dr. Jacobo is an active member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Georgia Dental Association. She is an avid learner and is always striving to provide the very best care to her patients by attending continuing education courses.

Dr. Jacobo loves being a dentist and believes that through patient education and attention to detail, her patients can expect a healthy, beautiful smile. In her spare time, you can find Dr. Jacobo and her husband on the hiking trails with their dog Milo! She looks for any opportunity to be outside whether it be running or gardening. She also enjoys yoga and painting.

Dr. Steve Gorman

Steve Gorman, DDS, AACD
Steve Gorman, DDS, AACD

Dr. Steve Gorman is a trusted source of information among his colleagues regarding restorative and cosmetic techniques and is judged to have a keen eye for the perfectly natural smile.

Dr. Gorman emphasizes custom smile design in cosmetic and restorative dentistry. He is licensed in Georgia and Minnesota and is one of only 10 dentists accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) in Georgia and is a founding Member and past president of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (MACD).

Dr. Gorman’s AACD accreditation is a testimony to years of experience in complex dentistry, requiring a keen and exacting eye. As an extremely active member of the AACD, Dr. Gorman regularly attends annual international meetings where the “best of the best” come together to share the latest in cosmetic dentistry. The AACD is the world’s largest organization dedicated to advancing excellence in comprehensive oral care.

Dr. Gorman and wife Connie moved to Serenbe to be near his daughter Maddie and her family, and has enjoyed getting acquainted with neighbors, new friends and the dental professional community.

Formal Education:
University of Notre Dame 1977, Bachelor of Arts
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry 1981, Doctorate of Dental Surgery
Formal Post Graduate Education: Pankey Institute, Dawson Center for Advanced Dentistry, Las Vegas Institute, Spear Learning Center

Professional Affiliation:
Spear Study Club Network
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – ACCREDITED MEMBER
American Academy of Oral Systemic Health – FOUNDING MEMBER
Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry – FOUNDING MEMBER AND PAST PRESIDENT

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