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Three Convenient Locations Near You!
You can now get new teeth in one day from our Burr Ridge, Mount Prospect, and Roselle offices.
Our team looks forward to meeting you and helping you achieve a smile you can’t wait to share with the world through our customized solutions.
Burr Ridge Office
Mount Prospect Office
Our Implant Team
Dr. Ghassan Abboud
Founder and Prosthodontist
Dr. Ghassan Abboud is the founder and president of 1st Family Dental and 1FD Implant Centers. He opened the first office on the north side of Chicago, IL in 1996 and has grown the company to more than a dozen locations.
Dr. Aaron Robert Cwik
I graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 2003 and have been practicing oral surgery procedures since then.
Dr. Alan Alfield
Dr. Alan Alfield specializes in full mouth reconstructions with crowns and bridges, simple to full arch dental implant placement and restorations, All on Four dental implant procedures, and aesthetic dentistry.
Dr. Faisal Ashtewi
Dr. Ashtewi is a graduate of University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit Michigan where he has earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS).
Dr. Irbad Chowdhury
Dr. Chowdhury received his dental degree from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine where he continued and completed his residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry and Implant Fellowship.
Dr. Joseph Akhikar
Senior Clinical Director – Dentist
Dr. Joseph Akhikar graduated from Boston University School of Dental Medicine with High Honors. Dr. Akhikar completed his post graduate study and residency program in advanced education in general dentistry earning the Best Clinical Performance Award.
Dr. Kashif Rizvi
Dr. Rizvi completed his Masters in Biology at the Purdue School of Science, after which he went on to complete his dental training at Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Rizvi furthered his training by attending a general practice residency at Loyola Medical Center and the Hines VA hospital.
Dr. Lawrence Velano
Dr. Lawrence Velano has been a member of the 1st Family Dental team since 2005. He received advanced training in fixed Prosthondontics, Endodontics, Periodontal Surgery, and Exodontia at Naval Dental Center San Diego, CA, Naval Dental Center at Naval Hospital, Bethesda, MD, and Naval Dental Center, Great Lakes, IL.
Dr. Michael Aust
Dr. Aust earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI, in 2006. Prior to that, he received his Baccalaureate in General Science, Pre-Dentistry from Portland State University in Portland, OR, and completed the Early Scholars Program at Marylhurst University in Marylhurst, OR.
Dr. Muhammad Omari
Dr. Muhammad Omari has been practicing dentistry for over ten years. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology. Dr Omari completed his residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, WI.
Dr. Najeeb Abufarha
Dr. Najeeb Abufarha graduated as a doctor of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine, IL.
Dr. Ninos Awraham
Dr. Ninos Awraham graduated from New York University and has been practicing dentistry for nearly 20 years. Dr. Awraham has completed continuing education and advanced training in cosmetic dentistry techniques and technologies to help his patients achieve their greatest smile potential.
Dr. Omar Alramli
Dr. Omar Alramli completed his Dental Training at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, and the Chicago Dental Society.
Dr. Ossama “Sam” Azzam
Dr. Azzam has been practicing dentistry since 1994. Over the years he acquired a great deal of experience in all aspects of general and specialty dentistry providing a full range of cosmetic, surgical and restorative dental services; including crowns, bridges, dentures, root canal treatment and extractions.
Dr. Sandy Murad
Dr. Sandy Murad has been a member of the 1st Family Dental team since 2008. She graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry after receiving her Bachelors degree in Biology.
Dr. Sidharth Mohan
Dr. Mohan’s goal is to provide exceptional treatment in a welcoming and compassionate environment. He believes in building strong relationships with his patients by taking the time to listen to their concerns, understand their unique dental needs, and involve them in the decision-making process.
Dr. Shahram Raoof
Dr. Raoof’s extensive training in restorative dentistry at UPenn and his continue work at Harvard in surgical procedures such as dental implants, sinus augmentations, connective tissue surgery and guided tissue/bone regeneration, has granted him the ability to treat patients completely and comprehensively.
Dr. Tala Ghishan
Dr. Tala Ghishan is an American Board Certified Prosthodontist who was born and raised in Amman, Jordan. She completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Jordan in 2017, graduating at the top of her class.
Real Patient Testimonials
My mom needed some procedures done and everything was amazing. From the front to the back everything was so smooth and easy and they are so kind and courteous. We’ve been seeing Dr. Abboud for years now and he leads a great team. Don’t go to anyone else for implants!! The oral surgeon Dr. Raoof was so so kind too. Thank you guys so much always.
“State of the Art!”
The office was very clean and with state of the art equipment. I had a molar implant and the entire procedure was very pleasant and painless. Great experience!