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.
Abdelrahman Salem, DDS
Board Certified Specialist in Orthodontics
"I have always found great pleasure in helping others achieve their goals in life by giving them a beautiful smile. I value the opportunity and the trust my patients are giving me to help them make this life-changing experience."-Dr. Abdelrahman Salem
Dr. Salem treats his patients like family and feels honored they chose him to be their orthodontist. Dr. Salem enjoys treating both children and adults with metal braces, clear braces and Invisalign. Nothing makes Dr. Salem happier than seeing the pleasure brought to his patients after finishing braces.
Every year he attends many courses and conferences to stay-up-to-date with the latest orthodontic innovations and techniques. As a Board Certified Orthodontist, he feels it’s his duty to be involved in the research and continuing education that allows him to provide the best treatment options available to his patients.
Dr. Salem is a native of Jordan. He and his wife and their son now call Chicago home. He enjoys traveling with his wife, discovering different cultures and meeting new people and giving back to the community. Dr. Salem is a guest lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). He also guides students who want to follow a path to dental school.
Dr. Salem is certified by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), the highest certification in the specialty of Orthodontics. In addition to patient care, Dr. Salem is active in clinical research at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). His research interest is in three-dimensional (3D) cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). He has a publication with the title “Implementation Of Ultra-Low-Dose CBCT for Routine 2D Orthodontic Diagnostic Radiographs: Cephalometric Landmark Identification and Image Quality Assessment” that was published in one of the leading Orthodontic Journals in December 2015.
Education and Continuing Education:
- Doctor of Dental Surgery DDS Degree, University of Jordan and later worked as a teaching and research assistant
- Residency in Orthodontics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
- Certificate of Orthodontics and Masters of Science degree in Oral Sciences, UIC
- American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- American Board of Orthodontics (ABO)
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS)
- Chicago Dental Society (CDS)
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!