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Palos Heights Family Dental

Your Trusted Dentist in Palos Heights, IL

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Dental Care for Your Whole Family

Our office provides the dental care you’ve been searching for in the Palos Heights, IL area. We offer a wide variety of dentistry services so you won’t have to shop around to get the dental care you need. Our team is skilled in every dental service so rest assured you’ll be getting the very best dental care. Browse our dental amenities below and learn more about our office.

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Dental Office Amenities


We can provide patients with blankets to make them feel more comfortable while getting work done in the dental chair.


If the noises in dental offices generally make you nervous, we can give you headphones so you can feel more at ease!


While getting work done, catch up on your favorite shows!

Coffee Bar

Before your appointment, help yourself to a drink at our coffee bar.

Modern Design

Our office is newly renovated and has a modern design we take pride in.

Meet Our Doctors

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Dr. Umang Patel

Dr. Patel regularly completes numerous continuing education courses each year. Advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, restorative, and dental implants allows Dr. Patel to work with you on a wide variety of start-to-finish treatments.

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Dr. Nina Arora

Patient comfort is Dr. Nina Arora’s number one priority and she works with all of her patients to ensure their visit is enjoyable. Dr. Arora is experienced in general dentistry and orthodontics and has a passion for improving the oral healthcare of children.

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Dr. Saba Sheikh

Dr. Sheikh loves to focus on restoring teeth to transform healthy, radiant smiles. She is delighted to treat patients of all ages in a caring, gentle, and trustworthy manner. She strives to ease the patient’s fears through a thorough explanation of procedures and open patient communication.

Meet the Team

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Office Manager

Leslie started her career in the dental field at our sister office in Romeoville, IL as an administrative assistant more than 5 years ago but she also has a background in biology and radiography. Throughout her day supporting her colleagues at Palos Heights Family Dental, Leslie loves making personal connections with patients and elevating their experience at the office. Outside of work, she relaxes by experimenting with makeup, tending to her plants and trying new foods and experiences in the city of Chicago.

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Administration Assistant

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Administration Assistant

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Administration Assistant

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Dental Assistant

Filled with enthusiasm for her work, Lisa brings more than 30 years of experience as a dental assistant to Palos Heights Family Dental. Lisa loves getting to know patients during their visits, answering any questions they may have about their appointment and reassuring them that everything will be okay.

When not supporting her colleagues and patients, you can find Lisa antique shopping, spending time with her family, gardening, and looking after her pets.

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Hygiene Assistant

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Dental Assistant

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Dental Assistant

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Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist Maggie was born and raised in Poland and has nearly 20 years of dental experience, including 9 years practicing dental hygiene. At Palos Heights Family Dental, Maggie enjoys taking care of her patients and providing outstanding hygiene care.

If you don’t see her at the office, you can find Maggie reading, gardening, boxing, and spending time with her husband and two children.

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Dental Hygienist

Gayle has more than 40 years of experience as a dental hygienist. At Palos Heights Family Dental, she most enjoys one-on-one interactions with patients, which includes striving to make every patient feel comfortable in the office and confident that they’re in a no-judgment zone. Whether it’s answering questions, providing encouragement or sharing important information about dental health, Gayle goes the extra mile to show her patients the support they need.

Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family including her two grandsons, practicing yoga, reading, traveling and taking her puppy for walks.

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Dental Hygienist

Although Carina has been in the dental field for more than 6 years, she is also an Army veteran. While working as a dental assistant, Carina discovered her passion for dental hygiene and went to school for dental hygiene at Fox College to become a licensed dental hygienist. Carina likes to encourage patients to improve their oral hygiene at home and she enjoys showing them tips and tricks to improve their oral health. In her free time, Carina likes to attend sporting events, spend time with her husband and kids, as well as support her daughter in her athletic journey.

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Dental Hygienist

Gaby was born and raised in Lithuania and she has more than 10 years of experience in the dental field. Gaby first started out as a dental assistant and proceeded to on with her studies to become a dental hygienist. At Palos Heights Family Dental, Gaby enjoys educating patients on the importance of dental health and hygiene. When she's not at work, Gaby loves to explore the city of Chicago and try new foods. Gaby also enjoys visiting her family in Lithuania.

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New Technology With a Gentle Touch

We believe in providing excellent dentistry and use cutting-edge dental technology to ensure that you receive the best care. These advanced tools enable us to detect issues quickly and accurately, so we can provide efficient treatment while keeping your comfort our number one priority. You can trust that you are receiving the most up-to-date technology and treatments when you come to us.

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Digital X-Rays

Our digital X-rays emit less radiation, take images faster without any need for processing, and allow us to optimize the images so we can provide a more precise diagnosis.

Digital X-Rays
cone beam computed tomography machine

Cone Beam Computed Tomography

Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) is an advanced imaging technique that uses a cone-shaped X-ray beam to create a highly detailed 3D image of the mouth. By rotating the cone beam around the head, this imaging technique can help us accurately design a treatment plan.

Cone Beam Technology
intraoral camera

Digital Intraoral Camera

This handheld camera provides us with an innovative way to examine your mouth in greater detail. By using this diagnostic tool, we can zoom in closely on specific teeth and capture a high-quality image of them. The images are then displayed on a screen for both you and our dentist to review, providing a better understanding of your diagnosis and treatment.

Digital Intraoral Camera
laser dentistry

Soft Tissue Laser

Soft tissue lasers have been used in dentistry for two decades. It requires less time than any kind of anesthesia which allows you to get more procedures done in a day.

Soft Tissue Laser

Palos Heights Family Dental

6446 W. 127th Street, Suite #1
Palos Heights, IL 60463
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Monday 10:30am–6:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am–4:00pm
Wednesday (every other) 9:30am–5:30pm
Thursday 10:30am–6:30pm
Friday (every other) 8:00am–1:00pm