MEET THE DOCTORS
Proudly Serving the Community for Over 10 Years
Saqib Mohajir, DMD
Dr. Mohajir was born and raised in the southwest suburbs of Chicago. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, a highly accredited and nationally recognized dental school. His emphasis on patient comfort as well as keeping up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry enables him to provide his patients with the best quality of care in the field. Our skilled dentist in Lemont, IL has a wide range of experience in different areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to dental implants and orthodontics.
After completing a rigorous continuum on dental implants, Dr. Mohajir has achieved Mastership status with the American Dental Implant Association. He is also a member of the American College of Maxillofacial Implantology. This advanced training has given him the tools and experience necessary to confidently place and restore dental implants throughout the jaw. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. He continues his postdoctoral education with seminars and study programs, keeping him current with the latest breakthroughs in dental technology.
When he’s not at the office Dr. Mohajir loves to spend time with his wife and three children. He enjoys reading and studying martial arts and is a practitioner of the art of Jeet Kune Do (JKD).
“In the field of dentistry, patients always come to us with stories of difficult experiences and anxiety. My goal is always to make the patient as comfortable as possible and to give them all the information they need to make the right decisions about their dental care. I hold myself to the highest standard and provide high-quality, compassionate care to everyone who steps through my door.”—Saqib H. Mohajir, DMD
Jessica Durante, DDS
Dr. Durante grew up in Bolingbrook, Illinois. She received her undergraduate degree at the University of Dayton and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she received her dental degree. She has been practicing for nine years and is an active member of the Chicago Dental Society, American Dental Association, and Will County Dental Society. Her passion for dentistry grows each and every day as she interacts with her patients. She enjoys hiking, Blackhawks hockey, Cubs baseball, cooking with her family for quality time, and most importantly, smiling.
Mustafa Alkhawaja, DMD
Dr. Mustafa Alkhawaja was raised in the south suburbs of Chicago. He attended dental school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he attained his dental degree. After graduation, he returned to the Chicago suburbs where he is now serving his community. His goal and passion have always been to provide quality care in the most comfortable setting possible. His love for dentistry ensures he continuously broadens his skills through continuing education courses and seminars. This enables him to excel in his field and effectively provide a wide range of treatment options.
Dr. Mustafa is a certified Invisalign™ provider, a great clear braces choice with no metal brackets or wires. He is a member of the American Dental Association as well as a part of the local chapter – Illinois State Dental Society – and the Chicago Dental Society. Outside the office, he enjoys spending his time with his wife. He also enjoys outdoor activities and sports as well as spending time at the gym focusing on his health.
Mushira Ali, DMD
Dr. Ali was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Florida International University and a master’s degree in biomedical sciences from Barry University in Florida. She attended dental school at Midwestern University right here in Downers Grove, IL. Dr. Ali’s love for continuing education has led her to pursue Mastership with the International Dental Implant Association. She is a certified Invisalign provider and also pursues study programs and seminars in general and cosmetic dentistry. Her love for the profession ensures that every patient receives the best care possible for their needs, and her goal is to always provide a happy and anxiety-free environment for patients of all ages.
When not at the clinic, Dr. Ali’s time is spent with her husband and two adorable children. She’s a self-proclaimed foodie and loves to try new restaurants and cuisines. She takes joy in traveling with her family and friends whenever possible, loves to read, and enjoys breaking a sweat at Orange Theory.
Amer Shammaa, DDS, MS
Dr. Shammaa is devoted to providing quality personal orthodontic care. His treatment approach combines the most innovative techniques and state-of-the-art appliances and equipment. Having trained under some of the best orthodontists in the country, Dr. Shammaa hopes to change people’s lives by creating healthy smiles that will make them happy and confident. He enjoys building long-term relationships with his patients and their families.
Dr. Shammaa received his dental degree from the University of Minnesota and his postgraduate certificate and Master of Science degree in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from West Virginia University. He is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and several other professional organizations. He is certified and has valuable experience treating patients using Invisalign, TADs (mini implants), lingual braces, Wilckodontics™, orthognathic, surgical cases, and multiple other orthodontics techniques.
Dr. Shammaa is married to his wife Aylah. His hobbies include playing soccer, reading, and spending time with his family.