Our dentists and the team at our office provide outstanding dentistry in Oak Forest, Illinois, and the surrounding areas. We are a comprehensive dental office with a wide array of services, including dental implants, orthodontics, All-on-4® implant-supported dentures, veneers and fillings. We are here to meet all of your dental needs. Our team members are caring and compassionate and are focused not only on making sure you have a healthy and attractive smile but also on forming a personal relationship with you to help you achieve your dental goals. Our team members also speak several different languages to meet the diverse needs of our community.

Meet Our Doctors

Dr. Basel Hajjar – Periodontist

Dr. Hajjar received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry in 1998. He completed advanced his education in general dentistry at Columbia University in New York. In 2005, Dr. Hajjar completed a residency in periodontics at Indiana University School of Dentistry and the Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr Hajjar researched implant bone types in human mandibles at Indiana University from 2002 to 2005 and earned his master’s degree in dental science.

He is on staff at Methodist Hospitals Southlake and Northlake campuses. He is an assistant professor for IUNW. Dr. Hajjar is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Midwest Society of Periodontology, the Indiana Dental Society and the Northwest Indiana Dental Society. He and his wife, Dana, have two children and live in Crown Point, Indiana.

Dr. Ibrahim Alameri – Periodontist

Graduate University of Baghdad, College of Dentistry in 2008 • Completed the CWRU SODM Periodontics Fellowship Program in 2017 • Graduate CWRU Periodontics Program in 2021.

Upon graduation, Dr. Alameri worked as a general dentist prior to moving to the U.S., following his dream to further his education in dentistry.

“We are in the business of saving teeth” is his favorite quote.

In his spare time, he plays soccer, and he is an avid Barcelona FC fan. Both making and eating pizza are among his other hobbies

Dr. Omar Souman – Orthodontist

Born and raised in the vibrant suburbs of Chicago, Dr. Omar Souman is a distinguished orthodontist with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care. Dr. Souman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and subsequently pursued his dental education at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, an Ivy League university widely recognized as one of the world’s top dental schools.

Following his dental degree and time in private practice as a general dentist, Dr. Souman dedicated himself to the specialized field of orthodontics. He completed his Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics residency along with a Master of Science degree at Loma Linda University. Currently, he is an American Board of Orthodontists Board Eligible orthodontist and a licensed orthodontist in the State of Illinois.

A strong advocate for continuous learning, Dr. Souman is an active member of professional organizations such as the American Dental Association®, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society and the American Association of Orthodontists®. This commitment ensures that he stays abreast of the latest advancements in orthodontic practices, offering his patients cutting-edge and personalized treatment options.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Dr. Souman is a sports enthusiast that enjoys playing soccer, tennis and participating in local races as an avid runner. His love for cultural exploration has taken him abroad to various places around the world, fostering a deep appreciation for diversity. In his leisure time, he enjoys exploring the city and creating cherished moments with his family.

Known for his caring demeanor, exceptional talent, and unwavering compassion, Dr. Souman is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality of orthodontic care. With a commitment to excellence and over 12 years of experience as a dentist, Dr. Souman ensures a positive and comfortable orthodontic experience for every individual under his care.

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