Meet Dr. V - Dr. Kumar Vadivel, DDS, FDS RCS, MS
Board Certified Periodontist
Founder, President & CEO at Implants & Gumcare Dallas/Fort Worth Area
Dr. Kumar T Vadivel is a Board Certified Surgeon, practicing as a periodontist specializing in periodontology, dental implants and oral surgery in Dallas, Texas, USA (www.implantsgumcare.com).
Education and Experience
Dr. Vadivel holds a Master’s Degree in Dentistry from the University of Minnesota and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh. Prior to completing his Dental Implant and Periodontal Surgery program at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Vadivel underwent Oral Surgery training in the United Kingdom through the Royal College of Surgeons in England and Scotland.
Dr Vadivel’s affiliations and training include:
- American Academy of Periodontology
- American Board of Periodontology
- Southwest Society of Periodontists
- Texas Society of Periodontists
- University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
- Royal College of Surgeons of England, England, UK
- Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
- National Health Service (NHS), UK
Outside the Office
Dr. Vadivel in his spare time, enjoys traveling with his family, watching professional basketball and hockey. Dr Vadivel's wife Sudha, who is a Software Engineer by profession, helps Dr. Vadivel with his practice administration and management when she is not spending time with the kids. Dr. Vadivel and Sudha have a daughter Sasha and son Krish. Dr. Vadivel is active in numerous local and national dental organizations and, participates in and leads many local and civic organizations. Dr. Vadivel is also the founding president of Dallas Indo-American Dental Association.
In 1996, Dr. Vadivel received an invitation from the National Health Service of the United Kingdom to work in Oral Surgery and he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Scotland. In 2000, Dr. Vadivel further pursued his training by accepting a Periodontal and Dental Implant focused residency program with a Masters Degree at the University of Minnesota. In 2003, Dr. Vadivel moved to Dallas, Texas, USA. In 2008, Dr. Vadivel founded Implants & Gumcare that has locations currently in Carrollton, Texas and Grapevine, Texas. Dr. Vadivel practices as a private Periodontist and Dental Implantologist, offering expert dental implants, periodontal, and oral surgery services to his patients. Dr. Vadivel takes pride in serving the patients of the DFW community by helping them achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles. Dr. Vadivel’s unique talents include lecturing the community and the dentists in the Metroplex. Dr. Vadivel is active in numerous local and national dental organizations and, participates in and leads many local and civic organizations.
To serve his patients with a younger looking, healthier, smile, Dr. Vadivel is at the forefront of dental implant, periodontal and oral surgical medicine. Dr. Vadivel has that special balance of extensive expertise in his field, and innate artistic talent. Dr. Vadivel’s personal touch and polished reputation have attracted patients from all over the Metroplex, nation and around the world. Because of Dr. Vadivel’s reputation, training, contacts, and popularity, he treats patients of multiple ethnicities from different parts of the world that are self referred, as well as referred by other doctors and dentists to his practice.
To stay current in his field of expertise, Dr. Vadivel attends hundreds of hours of continuing education, workshops, symposia, and meetings. Dr. Vadivel’s patients benefit from his expertise on the latest advancements and innovative techniques. Dr. Vadivel’s goal is to serve his patients with the best of his ability delivering the gold standard of care while providing outstanding satisfaction and customer service that is a great source of fulfillment to his patients. Dr. Vadivel hosts study clubs and continuing education meetings for dentists and doctors to keep everyone he works with stay updated with the innovative and current techniques.