2604 E Dempster St, Suite 502
Park Ridge, IL 60068
120 Oakbrook Center,
Professional Building, Suite 802
Oakbrook, IL 60523
Emergency Services Available
(224) 217-5400
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Dr. R. Tony Aleman

Dr. R. Tony Aleman

GENERAL/COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Dr. R. Tony Aleman completed dental school at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Upon earning his D.D.S, Dr. Aleman began practicing dentistry at West Suburban Family Dental in Oak Brook, IL in 1994 and he recently added another office in Oak Brook , IL named Awesome Dentistry. Dr. Aleman works hard to stay abreast of the latest advances in dental care and participates in regular continuing education seminars and advanced training courses.

It is because of Dr. Aleman’s dedication to improvement and growth in a variety of dental technologies, treatments, and procedures that our dental patients receive the most modern, efficient, and effective general and cosmetic dental care available.

Dr. Samantha Kufta

Dr. Samantha Kufta

GENERAL/COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Dr. Samantha Kufta received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University, in Downers Grove IL. She earned a Masters of Science Degree from Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelors Degree from Loyola University Chicago. She is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, American Dental Association and a National Health Service Corp Scholar. Dr. Kufta is committed to continuing education and extending her training in cosmetic dentistry. She is meticulous in her work, has a warm and inviting personality, and loves to make a happier smile.

Amir Danesh

Dr. Amir Danesh

PERIODONTIST/ORAL SURGERY

Dr. Amir Danesh got his DDS in 2008 and received his postdoctoral specialty training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University. Dr. Danesh career goal is putting the patient`s interest first and minimize any inconvenience and stress to patients by making the process noninvasive and more efficient. He is a big believer of evidence-based dentistry and uses current techniques and industry breakthroughs supported by scientific evidence, for providing the highest quality of care to his patients. During his residency program, Dr. Danesh was selected as a winner of first prize in a Clinical Showcase Scholarship from New York University. He was also selected as the recipient of Award for Academic excellence for his scholarly activities. He believes that research plays a vital role in the enhancement of patient care. He has contributed to publication of 2 books and published more than 20 papers in prestigious journals including Journal of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Implant Dentistry, Clinical Implant Dentistry and related research, Journal craniofacial surgery, Journal of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Journal of Periodontal Research.

Dr. Danesh is a reviewer as well as an editorial member of many professional scientific journals and has several oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings such as the American Academy of Periodontology. His specialty clinical training and academic research focus on various advanced and complicated implant and oral surgeries including bone regeneration and grafting, sinus lift procedure, ridge augmentation, atraumatic surgical extractions, and site preservation, soft tissue augmentation, and treatment of gum and peri-implant diseases. In addition, he has been trained in Nitrous Oxide and Intravenous Sedation that helps patients to be comfortable and calm when undergoing dental procedures. IV sedation or "twilight sleep" will enable you to tolerate as well as not remember procedures that may be very uncomfortable for patients.

Dr. Danesh is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, a member of both the American and International Association for Dental Research, The International Association for Orthodontics, and American Orthodontics Society. Dr. Danesh is passionate about the specialty of periodontology and implant dentistry and makes a serious commitment to continuing education by attending the professional meetings to stay updated in the field. He is bilingual in both English and Farsi.

Dr. Aakash Shah

Dr. Aakash Shah

COSMETIC DENTISTRY/ENDODONTICS

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 a nd 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.

Dr. Silviya Ivanova

Dr. Silviya Ivanova

GENERAL/COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Dr Ivanova, the new associate dentist joined Awesome Dentistry, LLC, and has only made the practice even stronger in the care of all phases of dentistry. Dr. Ivanoa graduated Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a major in Psychology and Biology, and a minor in Chemistry. She then continued to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Midwestern University in Downers Grove.

As part of her clinical training Dr. Ivanova has become proficient in endodontics, oral surgery, fixed and removable prosthetics, periodontics, cosmetic dentistry, restoring implants and limited orthodontic treatment. She treats each patient with compassion and is a strong believer that patient education is key in attaining optimal oral health. Following her belief in giving back to the community Dr. Ivanova has participated in dental mission trips to serve those in need and promote oral health care.

Throughout the course of her dental education Dr. Ivanova has consistently pursued additional courses through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the Chicago Dental Society (CDS), the American Student Dental Association (ASDA) and the Illinois State Dental Association (ISDS) and the American Dental Association (ADA).

Dr. Ivanova grew up in Chicago, she is fluent in English and Bulgarian. In her free time she enjoys, traveling, exploring the Chicago neighborhoods, and spending time with her loved ones.

Dr. Abdel Salem

Dr. Abdel Salem

ORTHODONTIST

After graduating from the University of Jordan with his DDS, Dr. Abdel Salem graduated with his Masters Degree in Oral Science and then completed his Orthodontic Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since graduating and completing his residency, Dr. Salem has become a very active member of the dental community.

Aside from being published in one of the leading Orthodontic Journals, Dr. Salem is active in a clinical research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago. There, his interest is three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Dr. Salem is also an active member of several groups including the; American Association of Orthodontists ( AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and Chicago Dental Society (CDS).

Since becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Salem believes that nothing makes him happier than seeing his patients reaction after finishing braces.

Jocelyn Bryant

Jocelyn D. Bryant

Patient Coordinator, Manager

Jocelyn D. Bryant graduated from Loyola University with honors in Psychology and received her Bachelors in 1992. She uses her degree and applies her skills in the field of dentistry. Jocelyn has been helping patients with financial planning for over 26 years, and she devises different financial plans that fits each individual patient. She applies all insurance plans and discusses ways for patients to receive the proper dental care, without financial stress. She is very passionate and she makes sure each patient is handled with proper care and attention.

Stemming from treatment planning, she is also a dental consultant and advises different practices around the Chicagoland area with hands-on training on how to treatment plan a patient based on their financial bracket and needs. Many patients benefit with her solutions on how to achieve a smile they are proud of.

Emma Alandy

Dr. Emma G. Alandy

General Dentist

Dr. Alandy graduated from the University of the East in the Philippines, top 7 out of 1,000 students and then moved to the US. She has been quite successful in her career in dentistry and has been practicing for over 30 years. Dr. Alandy continues to enhance her skills by continuing her education in all phases of dentistry and has been a great mentor to those who are newly graduated. Dr. Alandy supported many of her relatives, who followed in her footsteps in the Philippines, and sponsored them here in the US. Currently, all of her relatives sponsored presently have there own practices all over the nation. Dr. Alandy traveled each year to participate in missionaries to help the poor. She has received many accreditations from the American Dental Association and played an active role in the dental field. Dr. Alandy is quite known for her cosmetic dentistry and has performed many complicated cases that has change many of her patients appeal and smile. She is certified in Invisalign®, LUMINEERS®, and is quite a perfectionist when it comes to full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Emma Alandy’s mission and approach to dentistry will be only but the best for her patients.