We are committed to the pursuit of excellence.
Kyle Takla, DMD
Dr. Kyle Takla and his team combine advanced dentistry with a gentle, friendly style that will make you feel more comfortable than you ever thought possible.
Dr. Takla earned his doctorate of dental medicine from the Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago. He feels it is essential to stay up-to-date with the latest technologies and techniques in the field of dentistry in an effort to provide the best care to his patients. Dr. Takla takes the time to get to know each and every patient one-on-one and will help you make informed choices about your dental health.
Dr. Takla, along with his wife and four children, love to spend time with one another. A Syrian native, Dr. Takla enjoys jogging, traveling, listening to music, and reading.
Dr. Takla is a member of the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Daniel M. Weber, DDS, MS
Periodontist, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
"I am passionate about providing quality, efficacious dental treatment while meeting the emotional and financial expectations of my patients. I believe that my formal clinical training offers me extensive knowledge to develop and implement unique patient care."-Dr. Daniel M. Weber
Dr. Weber grew up in Schaumburg where he met his wife. He and his wife live in Chicago where his wife owns and practices as a chiropractor. When not in the office, Dr. Weber enjoys exploring the wonderful, high-quality foodie restaurants the city has to offer. He also enjoys strolling through the Art Institute with his wife or taking in an opera at the Lyric. Dr. Weber and his wife greatly enjoy the art and passion of winemaking, and travel often to boutique wine regions in Oregon and California.
- DePaul University: BS 1999
- University of Michigan, School of Dentistry: DDS 2003
- University of Michigan, Graduate Periodontal Residency: MS
- Certificate Periodontics 2006
- American Board of Periodontology: Board Certification 2006
- Periodontal, Implant and IV Sedation courses
- Polish Dental Arts Club
- Chicago Dental Society
- Progressive Club
- Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
- Illinois State Dental Society
- American Dental Association
- American Academy of Periodontology
- American Board of Periodontology
- American Society of Dental Anesthesia
Dr. Aakash Shah
Dr. Shah was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He went on to complete an Honors degree in Biochemistry at the University of Western Ontario before accepting a spot at the SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He is very active in continuing education and went on to advance his training by completing an additional residency at Ellis Hospital in Albany, NY. Since completing his residency, Dr. Shah practiced in NY state for a year before moving to IL in 2015.
He and his wife are now settled in Chicago, IL bringing to our practice his passion for continuing education in various areas of dentistry including pediatrics, root canal therapy, and oral surgery. In addition to this, he looks forward to continuing his education in implant placement and orthodontics so he can offer his patients a well-rounded set of skills for complete, comprehensive care.
Dr. Shah takes great pride in taking the time to hear the patient’s concerns and goals regarding dental treatment. The most important aspect of patient care revolves around what the patient needs and delivering that care in a manner that makes the patient comfortable and going beyond the expectations of the patient. Each patient is unique, which is why he places an emphasis on sitting down with every patient and developing a treatment plan that both the patient and himself are happy with.
On his free time Dr. Shah is a sports enthusiast, swimmer, and foodie. Dr. Shah also spends time volunteering with Rural Area Medicine and Mission of Mercy serving underserved communities.
He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society.
Dr. Alison received her undergraduate degree in Biology from University of the Pacific. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and completed her Orthodontics Degree as well as her Masters of Science in Oral Biology at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Alison is also a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Midwestern Society of Orthodontists, Illinois Society of Orthodontists and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Alison loves witnessing a patient's incredible joy when they first see their new smile. She considers it a privilege to see a patient's confidence grow as they achieve the smile of their dreams, as it did for her when she was a teenager. She enjoys working with patients of all ages and being a part of their transformation. Dr. Alison uses the most advanced techniques and materials available to make orthodontic treatment as efficient and comfortable as possible.
When not in the office, Dr. Alison enjoys hiking, cooking and baking at home, attending the symphony, and hanging out with friends and family, including her two ferrets.
Dr. Alison cannot wait to meet everyone!
Dr. Lauren Ming
Dr. Lauren Ming grew up in Los Angeles and attended Loyola Marymount University, where she was on the rowing team and graduated in 2011 with a degree in Biology. After a time of living the island life in Hawaii, she attended Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans. While at LSU, she received the Dental Lifeline Network Award which recognizes a dental student committed to volunteerism & helping people with special needs. After graduation, Dr. Ming moved to Chicago to pursue a General Practice Residency, which provided her with advanced training in areas of dentistry such as pediatrics, wisdom teeth extraction, Invisalign, implant placement, and treatment of medically compromised patients.
Dr. Ming is a compassionate dentist who strives to provide the highest level of care for her patients. She loves getting to know her patients and their concerns, and treats them as she would her own family. She is passionate about educating patients and emphasizes preventative medicine -- in other words, empowering her patients to take minor steps in their healthy oral habits to minimize the need for major treatment of worsened problems. She believes that helping a patient improve and maintain their smile enhances their life and improves the confidence to achieve their dreams!
During her spare time, Dr. Ming enjoys cooking, exercising, playing with her black lab Brody, and exploring all that Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs have to offer!
Dr. Ming looks forward to meeting you and providing your family the best dental care in a friendly environment.