Meet The Doctors

Dr. Izzy Naem

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Dr. Izzy is a gentle, caring dentist who uses only the most advanced materials and procedures available. He practices comfortable, health-centered dentistry with a strong emphasis on getting to know each patient. In addition to his technical proficiency, Dr. Izzy is a careful listener and will explain beforehand what treatment is best for your individual needs.

Dr. Izzy received his bachelor's degree & his doctorate from Wayne State University and the University of Detroit/Mercy Dental School. He has since taken many continuing education courses, including those in implants, difficult denture cases and complex restorative cases. He has advanced surgical training, receiving a diplomat status with the International Dental Implant Association as well as the American Dental Implant Association. Dr. Izzy is a member of the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the American Equilibration Society and the Academy of General Dentistry, he is also a fellow of the Illinois Dental Society.

Dr. Izzy is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (AADSM), the only non-profit professional association dedicated exclusively to the practice of dental sleep medicine. Dr. Izzy helps treat snoring and obstructive sleep apnea with oral appliance therapy, an effective treatment that is covered by most insurance plans. AADSM membership provides Dr. Izzy with access to educational resources and practice management tools that help him better serve his patients by providing the highest quality of care in the treatment of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Izzy looks forward to showing you how exceptional dentistry can improve your life.

Dr. Tamara Oweis

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Dr. Tamara Oweis earned her advanced orthodontic specialty degree from the renowned orthodontic program at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry in 2012. Soon after graduation, she was successfully certified by the American Board of Orthodontics, a certification held by only one third of orthodontists in the United States.

Dr. Oweis provides orthodontic care to children, adolescents and adults. She uses a variety of orthodontic technique and appliances including metal braces, cosmetic ceramic braces and clear aligner systems such as Invisalign.

Dr. Oweiskeeps her knowledge and skills in orthodontics up to date by regularly completing Continuing Education courses and training seminars. She applies these skills and techniques to deliver the best treatment outcome and most appealing smile for each individual patient.

In addition to providing top-notch dental care, Dr. Oweis enjoys developing long term relationships with her patients and continues to see them for several months after finishing treatment to maintain their beautiful smiles for as long as possible.

In her free time, Dr. Oweis enjoys working out, traveling and spending time with her family.

Dr. Martha Silva

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We recently welcomed a new, friendly face to our office, Dr. Martha Silva. Dr. Silva has had a passion for dentistry since the age of 5. Knowing that she wanted to be a future dentist she made sure to learn as much as she could by taking dental assisting courses in high school and practicing as an orthodontic assistant in college. After college, she accomplished her dream of graduating from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.

She had unique training right out of dental school serving as an active duty dentist with the U.S. Army. Her Army experience was unique in that it allowed her to serve our soldiers’ treatment needs in a group practice setting with other dental specialists who mentored her.

After exiting the Army, Dr. Silva moved back to Chicago where she practiced dentistry in Lakeview. Recently her family moved to the south side of Chicago where she decided it was time to find a closer dental office that would allow her to spend more time with her family and less time commuting. Dr. Silva is the mother of 2 girls and works well with children of all ages. She is friendly and full of good dental advice!

Dr. Silva is dedicated to learning about dentistry and staying informed about advances in technology and research. She was recently accepted into a 2 year program through the University of Florida School of Dentistry. She will be traveling once a month for the next 2 years to Florida in pursuit of her Mastership with the Academy of General Dentistry. The program includes over 600 hours of advanced training and continuing education in all fields of dentistry.

Dr. Delone Jouja

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Bio coming soon!

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