The Orthodontists of Pasha Orthodontics

Dr. Pranav Patel Meet Dr. Pranav Patel

Dr. Pranav Patel, a native of Ohio, has been serving Naperville/Aurora and surrounding communities since 1998. He received his dental degree from Ohio State University in 1995. Dr. Patel completed his orthodontics specialty at University of West Virginia in 1998. He is also an Invisalign® Certified Provider.

He is currently a member of the ADA, AAO, CDS, and ISO. He is an ISO trustee and will serve as its President in 2022. He continues to participate in various study clubs and organizations. He has also served as a faculty member at WVU for the undergraduate dental students.

Dr. Patel takes pride in providing state of the art treatment and is one of the leading Invisalign treatment providers in the country.

Dr. Patel, his two girls, and wife reside in Aurora, where they enjoy camping, exercising, and traveling. Dr. Patel’s favorite activities are running, golfing and team outings.

Dr. Patel is committed to providing excellent care in a friendly, honest, and open environment. He enjoys the interaction and relationship with his patients and referring dentists and providing interdisciplinary care for all patients.

Dr. Bruce Wardell Meet Dr. Bruce Wardell

Dr. Bruce Wardell, a native of Bellwood, IL, has been serving the Naperville/Aurora communities since joining the practice in July 2009. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Brigham Young University in 1998. Dr. Wardell earned both his dental degree in 2003 and his orthodontic specialty in 2009 from the University of Louisville. He is a member of both the ADA and AAO and is an Invisalign® certified provider.

After earning his dental degree, Dr. Wardell served on active duty in the United States Navy as a general dentist for four years. He received an additional year of training from the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at Naval Station San Diego and Balboa Naval Hospital. As part of his military service, Dr. Wardell worked as a combat dental officer while deployed to Iraq for seven months in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Dr. Wardell and his wife have four children and 2 dogs and reside in Aurora. Some of Dr. Wardell’s favorite activities include working out at the gym, playing games, going to the movies, and spending as much time as possible outdoors with his family boating and waterskiing every summer.

Dr. Nipa Patel Meet Dr. Nipa Patel

Dr. Nipa Patel was raised in sunny San Diego, CA. She has had an amazing twenty-year journey driven by an immense passion for oral healthcare. She started as a certified dental assistant, then became a dental hygienist, and continued to become a dentist and an orthodontist soon thereafter.

Dr. Nipa believes in making treatment fun and exciting for each patient. Pasha is a great place for her to share her positivity and expertise. She is looking forward to creating incredible smiles for you.

To keep up with the latest research and trends in orthodontics, Dr. Nipa participates in continuing education courses and national conferences.

Dr. Nipa likes to explore different cultures and cuisines. Her passion for traveling has taken her to twenty countries so far, and she plans to cover many more. Being from the West Coast, Dr. Nipa loves hiking and outdoor activities. She is out in nature any opportunity she gets. Above all, she loves to spend time with her husband, family members, and friends

Her notable accomplishments include:

  • A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health, Mesa, AZ
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) and Master’s in Public Health (MPH)
  • Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, along with a Certificate in Health Education