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Dr. Kumar Vadivel


Dr. Kumar Vadivel, DDS, MS, MBA, FDSRCS

Meet our Dentists – Periodontist Dr. Kumar T. Vadivel, DDS, a board-certified periodontist specializing in periodontology, dental implant procedures, and oral surgery in Carrollton, Texas. Call to schedule an appointment with Dr. Vadivel.

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 specialty 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

In his spare time, Dr. Vadivel enjoys traveling with his family and watching professional basketball and hockey. He is married to Sudha, who is a Software Engineer by profession and helps him with his practice’s administration and management, when she is not spending time with their kids. The couple has a daughter Sasha and a son Krish. Dr. Vadivel is active in numerous local and national dental organizations and participates in and leads many local and civic organizations. He is also the founding president of the 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. To further pursue his training, Dr. Vadivel accepted a Periodontal and Dental Implant focused residency program with a Master’s Degree at the University of Minnesota in the year 2000. 

Three years later, in 2003, Dr. Vadivel moved to Dallas, Texas, USA. It was in 2008 that he founded ToothHQ Dental Specialists, which currently has locations in Carrollton 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. He takes pride in serving the DFW community by helping them achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles. 

Dr. Vadivel’s unique talents include lecturing the community and dentists in the Metroplex. Additionally, he is active in numerous local and national dental organizations and participates in and leads several other 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. He has that special balance of extensive expertise in his field and innate artistic talent. His personal touch and polished reputation have attracted patients from all over the Metroplex, the nation, and 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. His patients benefit from his expertise in the latest advancements and innovative techniques. 

Dr. Vadivel’s goal is to serve his patients to the best of his ability, delivering the gold standard of care while also providing outstanding satisfaction and great customer service. Dr. Vadivel hosts study clubs and continuing education meetings for other dentists and doctors to keep everyone he works with informed on innovative and current techniques.