MEET THE DOCTORS
Meet the Doctors at Smiles for Families
Dr. Bahareh Sabzehei
Dr. Bahareh Sabzehei attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 2005. Following her general dental training, Dr. Sabzehei completed a three-year post-graduate residency program in Periodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During her residency program, she also earned Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Oral Sciences.
Dr. Sabzehei has obtained the highest recognition for a specialist in the field of Periodontics by becoming a Diplomate of the American Boards of Periodontology. She has practiced in Chicago from 2008-2012. During this time she was also a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In 2012 she moved to Orlando where she practiced Periodontics and was also a faculty member at the University of Florida.
In 2017 Dr. Sabzehei and her family moved back to Chicago where she calls home. Dr. Sabzehei strives for excellent clinical results and patient satisfaction. She is a member of several dental societies including American Association of Periodontics and Academy of Osseointegration. She continuously attends conferences and seminars to stay updated with the latest in the field of Periodontics and Implant dentistry.
Dr. Sabzehei lives in Chicago with her husband and two kids. They are excited to be back and enjoy many events and activities this great city has to offer.
Dr. Renee Pappas
Dr. Pappas, a general dentist, was born and raised in Chicago, where she lived with her family on the north side for many years. A first-generation daughter of Greek immigrants, she attended Lane Technical High School and later received her Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Loyola University Chicago. She is a 1988 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She currently holds active memberships in the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. She is past President of the Northwest Suburban Branch to the Chicago Dental Society and currently serves on its Board of Directors.
Dr. Michael Jordan
Dr. Jordan was born in Chicago and raised in the northwest suburbs.
He attended New Trier High School and was a James Scholar at the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana where he received a bachelor of science degree. He is a 1973 Graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
Dr. Jordan has received advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, sleep dentistry, and CAD/CAM dentistry. He has served as dental director for two Chicago area long term care facilities.
Dr. Jordan enjoys golf, guitar, piano, scuba diving, yoga, and day long bike trail rides. He is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, and a Life Member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Jordan is committed to emphasizing to his patients the connection between oral health and total health and longevity.
Dr. Brandon West
Dr. Brandon West is a proud alumnus of University of Maryland School of Dentistry. While in Baltimore, he received both of his degrees in Doctor of Dental Surgery and Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences with a certificate in Periodontics.
He completed his master’s thesis by coordinating a multicenter randomized control trial evaluating bone grafts used for socket preservation and future dental implant placement. Dr. West is also an active member of the American Dental Association and American Academy of Periodontology.
With a strong interest in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. West enjoys the ability to rehabilitate patient smiles with meticulous planning for periodontal procedures. Through the use of dental implants, aesthetic implant crowns, connective tissue grafts, and reconstructive bone grafting, Dr. West aims to restore the beauty, comfort and function of your mouth.
Dr. Jennifer West
Dr. Jennifer West was born and raised in Baltimore, Md. She has recently relocated to Illinois with her husband (Dr. Brandon West – our Periodontist) and is very excited to start practicing here in Arlington Heights. Dr. West is a very compassionate general dentist, who graduated from University of Maryland School of Dentistry.
After receiving her Doctor of Dental Surgery, she elected to do a General Practice Residency in York, Pennsylvania. This opportunity afforded her with the ability to practice in a hospital, manage medically compromised patients, and help underprivileged patients who needed dentistry the most. Adding to the credentials above, Dr. West is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Chicago Dental Society.