At Alivio Dental we are always ready to treat you and your family members!
We are compassionate and highly skilled in our craft. Our greatest achievement is seeing our patients smile.
Dr. Carol K. Patel, DMD, MS
Dr. Patel is from Louisville, Kentucky where she finished her undergraduate and doctoral studies. She graduated from the University of Louisville in 2009 with a degree in chemistry. During this time, she spent many hours shadowing and volunteering in dental related events which piqued her interest in the art and science of dentistry. She attended University of Louisville School of Dentistry to obtain her Doctorate in Dental Medicine and Masters in Oral Biology graduating in 2013 At Louisville, she received multiple awards and honors throughout the clinic for her dedication to the community, and research.
Dr. Patel is fluent in English, Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. She also has experience with comprehensive dental care involving restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry, endodontics, prosthodontics, periodontics, oral surgery and emergency dental care. Dr. Patel is a member of the American Dental Association and Indiana Dental Association and Indianapolis District Dental Association.
In her free time, Dr. Patel likes to stay very active. Some of her favorite activities include outdoor running, hiking, and boxing. She also enjoys volunteering for different causes. She loves spending time with family and friends.
Francisco Eraso, DDS, MS, MS, MSD.
Dr. Francisco Eraso is an Oral and Maxillofacial Radiologist and an Orthodontist. He received his D.D.S. from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia, his advanced standing dental degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry, his M.S. in Oral Biology from the University of Louisville, his certificate and M.S. in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his Orthodontic Certificate and M.S.D. from Indiana University.
Dr. Eraso is a former Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at Indiana University, currently practices Orthodontics in Indianapolis and is one of the founding radiologists of Beamreaders Diagnostic Services.
Dr. Eraso contributes as a reviewer for the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Angle Orthodontics, the Journal of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology & Endodontics and the Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology.
Dr. Eraso has published several papers in the field and continues to lecture at various professional meetings and continued education courses nationally and internationally. Dr. Eraso is a member of numerous professional societies, including: American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and the International Association of Dentomaxillofacial Radiology.
Dr. Eraso’s areas of interest include virtual dental solutions, digital orthodontics, imaging and 3D reconstruction, teleradiology and advanced imaging for Orthodontics, TMJ and Airways.