Meet The Team

Welcome To Our Gainesville, FL Dental Office

At Northwest Family Dental, we are proud to offer convenient services to meet all of your dental needs. Our team of professionals offer dynamic dental care to patients in Gainesville, Florida, and the surrounding areas. Using advanced dental technologies and quality materials, we will provide you with the support you need to maintain a happy, healthy smile. Call us today to schedule an appointment with our experienced Gainesville dentist!

Christina Bukata, DMD

Christina Bukata, DMD grew up in Parkland, Florida and knew she wanted to be a dentist by the time she was in the 4th grade. She attended Harriet L Wilkes Honors College of FAU and then continued on to the University of Florida College of Dentistry. Graduating from UFCD allowed her exposure to many specialty dental programs, including an implant center. Dr. Bukata is a member of many dental organizations including the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Bukata loves doing volunteer work. She has been involved in local initiatives to provide dental care to underserved populations through FreeDOM Clinic and Gainesville Ministry Clinic. She has also been overseas in Quito and Ambato, Ecuador serving the community with much needed dental care. She is also an active Children’s Miracle Network Ambassador.

Dr. Bukata enjoys collaborating with patients to create and maintain healthy and happy smiles. She finds it rewarding to witness a patient with dental anxiety become comfortable and excited about dental care. Some of her favorite procedures to perform are restorative, prosthodontic and cosmetic dentistry. She loves photography, videography, and graphic design art. She also enjoys being outdoors, playing chess, local thrift store shopping, and spending time with her friends and family.
Dr. Christina Bukata

Kishen Patel, DDS

Kishen Patel, DDS grew up in Atlanta, GA. He attended the University of Georgia where he majored in Microbiology. He then continued on to the University of Detroit Mercy where he received his dental degree. Dr. Patel is a member of Delta Sigma Delta, a dental fraternity, and has also volunteered as a camp counselor at summer camps for kids with life challenges, severe illnesses, and other disabilities.

Dr. Patel decided to become a dentist because he wanted to be able to educate his community on the importance of oral hygiene. He also finds it very rewarding to be able to transform smiles and see the patient’s face when they see the results. In his free time, you will find him going to the movies and playing soccer.
Kishen Patel, DDS
Northwest Family Dental
3731 NW 40th Terrace #A
Gainesville, FL 32606
Appointments
352-376-6366
Monday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday:
8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday:
8:00am - 3:00pm
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