Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Kyle Takla

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 order 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.

Doctorate of Dental Medicine, Loyola University Chicago

Dr. Takla feels it is essential, as a healthcare professional, that he stay up-to-date on the always-evolving field of dentistry. Only by learning of new dental treatment options, the development of new technologies, and new approaches to dental care, he can continue to provide his patients with the dental services that they need. He has attended specialized continuing education courses in implants, orthodontics, and BOTOX®, in addition to many dental conferences and seminars.

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dr. Takla is a Syrian native. He, his wife, and their four children, as well as a family dog, now live in Homer Glen, Illinois. In his free time, Dr. Takla is most often found talking and laughing with his family. He also enjoys jogging, traveling, and reading. A particular passion of his is listening to the Blues.

Dr. George Barsa

“Dentistry is an art. It’s also an everyday happiness; my food and water for the day, if you will. I enjoy dentistry and am a perfectionist. Meeting so many people, helping to improve their lives while learning about their backgrounds and passions, means each day brings me new growth and new opportunities to better understand our world.” – Dr. George Barsa

For Dr. George Barsa, one of the most essential roles he plays in the lives of his patients is ensuring that they are free of pain and discomfort and working with them to create a smile that will improve their overall health, increase their self-esteem, and have them feeling confident as they move through the world. He develops a one-on-one relationship with each patient, learning about their dental health goals, and then uses his artistic abilities and technical skills to develop the smile the patient has yearned for.

Doctorate of Dental Surgery, University of Chicago

Dr. Barsa knows the importance of continuing education as a dental professional. It is only through keeping up-to-date on advancements in dental techniques, practices, and technologies that he is able to provide the best care for his patients. In addition to attending and participating in conferences, Dr. Barsa has studied dental implant techniques, surgical dentistry, and has taken courses through the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society

A native of Damascus, Syria, Dr. Barsa now calls Chicago his home. He enjoys spending time with his wife, hiking, bike riding, reading, and watching movies. Dr. Barsa also loves dining out! He is a choir member and a Sunday School teacher as well.

Dr. Hetal Patel

“I love what I do and am grateful that I can change people’s smiles to make them feel more confident in their appearance, as that can truly change their entire lives!” – Dr. Hetal Patel

Dr. Hetal Patel is a skilled and gentle dentist, whose infectious smile makes even the most timid patient feel secure and able to relax. He is always ready with a joke and makes time to get to know his patients. For Dr. Patel, dentistry is truly a way of making the world a better place, by improving the lives of his patients, patients who have become his friends. Each day brings with it new challenges, new people to meet and help, and new conversations, all of which keep Dr. Patel engaged and interested in his work.

Dr. Patel first studied dentistry in India and practiced there for several years before coming to the United States, where he attended the University of Illinois, Chicago, and received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. Each year, Dr. Patel attends many dental seminars and conferences, constantly seeking to further his professional education so he is best able to meet the needs of his patients, by offering leading-edge, proven treatments and options.

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society

Dr. Patel is a native of India. He and his wife, along with their two daughters, now call West Chicago their home. When he has time, Dr. Patel loves playing golf and traveling with his family. Dr. Patel’s community involvement includes volunteering at health fairs, and he donates his professional services by offering dental care for the underserved.

Dr. Alison Quach

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. Mahmoud Abusaoud

Dr. Mahmoud Abusaoud received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Illinois, Chicago; Magna Cum Laude. He then pursued his career in dentistry having earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University, Illinois. Dr. Mahmoud believes patient-centered care is of the utmost importance and loves getting to know his patients. He feels that it is necessary to keep the patient well-informed and to strive to provide the best care possible. His easy-going and empathetic demeanor will make you feel comfortable and relaxed. He values his career and is grateful that it allows him to help his patients. In his free time, Dr. Mahmoud enjoys playing sports, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Zaid Atarchi, BDS, MSc, MS

Dr. Zaid Ramzi Atarchi, BDS, MSc, MS is a Board Certified Periodontist. He graduated in 2001, obtaining his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the College of Dentistry, Baghdad University. He was selected to complete a prosthodontics residency at the same school. This residency provided him with advanced training in restorative dentistry, he earned his Master’s Degree and Certificate in Prosthodontics in 2005. He also held a faculty position as a full-time Clinical Lecturer at the College of Dentistry, Baghdad University. He spent several years in private practice and volunteering in community clinics, serving and educating oral health for people in need. Helping people and improving their smiles energizes him. He feels fortunate to be rewarded emotionally every day for what he does, who he helps, and who he gets to work with. His interest in education compelled him to pursue another specialty training program, he enrolled at Saint Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education, where he earned his Master of Science in dentistry and Certificate in Periodontics in 2016.

Dr. Atarchi is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society and the American Academy of Periodontology.

Dr. Atarchi and his wife Israa are heavily involved with the raising of their four daughters. They all enjoy reading, traveling and numerous other outdoor activities.

Dr. Philip Meehan

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Dr. Teresa Cavanaugh-Perez

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