Our Doctors

We work hard to ensure our patients can be confident in the level of care they receive at Wheatland Dental Care. Our dentists and dental hygienists are a group of highly-trained and passionate professionals. Every member of our team strives to provide a dental positive experience in a comfortable environment.

Dr. Henry Sharfaei
Family and Comprehensive Dentistry

A 1992 Graduate of Northwestern’s School of Dentistry with extensive experience in endodontia, exodontia, crowns, bridges, veneers, and full mouth rehabilitation. He uses a personal practice style which embraces the continuing education of new dental techniques, detailed attention to procedure, and warm, caring, responsible patient service.

Associate Professor of Physiology and Pathology – Chicago National College of Naprapathy, Chicago, IL (1993 – 1995) – having conducted classes in Neurophysiology, Cardiovascular Physiology, Respiratory Physiology, Renal Physiology, Acid-Base Physiology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology, Musculoskeletal Physiology, Immune Physiology, Reproductive Physiology, and Integumentary Physiology.

Author – having co-authored numerous text books, supporting workbooks, and visual materials on the topic of Modern Sectional Anatomy published by Triton College Press (1990) and W.B. Saunders Co. (1992).

Award Recipient – having received the Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry from the Academy of Operative Dentistry in April 1993. Dr. Sharfaei is currently working towards his diplomate status in Dental Sleep Medicine with LVI Global Institute. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr. Sharfaei is a community volunteer and devoted husband and father.

Dr. John Marsala
Family and Comprehensive Dentistry

Dr. John Marsala’s passion for dentistry began when he chose it as his life’s career at the age of 15. Born in Chicago and raised in Glen Ellyn, he started his undergraduate studies at North Central College in 1976. During his time at North Central College, Dr. Marsala trained under a local orthodontist manufacturing oral appliances.

Dr. Christine Snow
Family and Comprehensive Dentistry

Dr. Snow received her degree in dentistry from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Immediately after, she completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University Hospital, Cincinnati.

Dr. Aieman Jazierly
Orthodontist

A graduate of New York University, Dr. Aieman Jazaierly has been perfecting smiles for 4 years. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics and has won awards for his skill in using Invisalign® aligners. Dr. “Jaz” regularly engages in continuing education in order to stay current with the latest training and technology in the field. He is committed to transforming pretreatment smiles into “Hollywood smiles.”

Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon, Dr. Jaz is fluent in 3 languages and loves traveling the world with his fiancée. In his free time, he enjoys reading and playing basketball.

Dr. Michelle Zmick
Periodontist

A native of the Chicago area, Dr. Michelle Zmick completed her postgraduate specialty training in Periodontics at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry after graduating cum laude from Loyola University School of Dentistry. She was an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry for about 20 years. Dr. Zmick is a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honorary fraternity and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery, the highest level of achievement in periodontics. She has served as President of the Illinois Society of Periodontist and also as President of West Side Branch of the Chicago Dental Society.

Dr. Semira Rezayazdi
Family and Comprehensive Dentistry

Dr. Yazdi graduated from the University of Iowa, where she obtained her bachelor’s degree with honors in Biology and Chemistry. She also received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree from the College of Dentistry at the University of Iowa in the year 2000, where she was awarded the prestigious Dean’s Leadership award.

Dr. Yazdi strongly believes that excellence in dentistry is attained by mutual trust and open communication in addition to exceptional clinical skills.  Her philosophy is that trust and spirit of cooperation are fundamental for success in treating each individual and should supercede all other factors.

Dr. Yazdi is a member of The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois Dental Association (ISDS) and Chicago Dental Society (CDS). She has completed and continues to complete numerous hours of continuing education courses to keep up to date with the latest technology in all phases of Dentistry including restorative, implant and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Yazdi is also a member of the Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine (ADSM).  She focuses on the management of sleep-related breathing disorders including snoring and obstructive sleep apnea, with oral appliance therapy (OAT). She works closely with sleep physicians in the diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care for sleep related breathing disorders adhering to the recommended guidelines by the ADSM.

In 2003-2004 edition by the Consumers Research Council of America, Dr. Yazdi was listed in the “Guide to America’s Top Dentist”.  She was also listed in the “Manchester Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Dentistry,” and included in the 2004-2005 “Honors Edition” of registry.

Dr. Yazdi and her husband, Dr. Adel, and their two sons reside in Naperville. Dr. Yazdi is actively involved in Patterson Elementary and Crone Middle Schools volunteering her time and energy and giving back to her community.

Dr. Raza A. Hussain
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

Dr. Raza Hussain joined the Wheatland Dental Care team in December of 2011 as the clinic’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. Dr. Hussain grew up in Wisconsin, the eldest of five children, all of whom pursued careers in dentistry.

Dr. Deanne DeLeon
Family and Comprehensive Dentistry

Dr. DeLeon received her doctor of dental medicine degree from Southern Illinois University in Alton, IL. She attended University of Illinois at Chicago where she received her Bachelor of Science in mathematics.

Dr. Mythili Rajesh
Pedodontist

Dr. Rajesh received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, India. After completing her Masters in Dental Biomaterials at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, she earned her Master of Science in Pediatric Dentistry from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Rajesh is a Diplomate of American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She has distinguished herself by receiving the Rackham Block Grant Award.

Dr. Rajesh is currently on staff at Advocate Sherman hospital in the department of surgery, performing full mouth dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia. Dr. Rajesh believes in giving the highest quality dental care and takes extra measures to make sure her patients are comfortable, thereby providing a positive dental experience for her patients in order to foster long lasting doctor-patient relationships. Dr. Rajesh lives in Naperville with her husband and three children. In her free time, Dr. Rajesh enjoys cooking, reading and travelling.

Our Registered Dental Hygienists

All of the dental hygienists at Wheatland Dental Care have completed continuing education and are certified in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Kim Zolezzi
As a professional, Kim feels her calling is to serve people and develop a lasting relationship by promoting health and w wellness through dental hygiene. Kim graduated with a dental hygiene degree in 1998. Kim began her dental hygiene career by working for a dental office in Wisconsin for two years. Shortly after moving to Illinois, Kim joined the Wheatland Dental Care team in 2000. Kim is a member of the ADA, ADHA, and ISDS along with several dental hygiene study clubs. She received advanced training and certification to administer local anesthetics, nitrous oxide, and sedation.

Kim’s most recent accomplishment was receiving certification in laser dentistry as well as obstructive sleep apnea treatment. When Kim’s not working at Wheatland Dental Care, you will find her enjoying time with her husband Joey and her two kids Anthony and Isabella.

Lori Cavera
Lori graduated from Parkland College and received her license as a Registered Dental Hygienist in 2003. She has been working at Wheatland Dental Care since 2005. Lori enjoys the relationships she has developed over the years with her patients. She enjoys educating her patients on the importance of good oral hygiene and is delighted when her patients return with improved oral health. She likes attending continuing education courses to stay current with all the changing dental trend and technology. When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Her three sons keep her very busy.

Brooke Evans
Brooke graduated from Prairie State College in 2009 with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. She started working with Wheatland Dental Care immediately following graduation in 2009. Brooke is a devoted dental hygienist who is here to serve her patients with compassion and respect. She believes in building trusting relationships with her patients and is committed to helping others achieve and maintain their best oral health. Brooke enjoys spending time with her husband and her daughter Elliana and son Caden. As a family, they love camping and traveling to new places. She also loves spending time with her family and friends and enjoying hobbies such as drag racing and camping.

Samantha Torres
Samantha graduated from UIC/Kennedy King and was licensed as a registered dental hygienist in 1999. Prior to working as a hygienist, Samantha was a dental assistant and also a dental assistant instructor. She stays active in continuing education courses.

Samantha has been working at Wheatland Dental Care since 2004. She really enjoys the relationships she has built with her patients. She is focused on their comfort while giving them the best care.

When Samantha is not working, she and her husband Shawn are busy spending time with their kids, Devin and Sydney.

Katie Blanchard
Katie has been a dental hygienist since 2005, when she graduated from Prairie State College, and has been with Wheatland Dental Care since 2006. She loves working with patients of all ages, especially kids and patients with anxiety. Comprehensive dental care, with a focus on the patient’s overall health, is what she strives to accomplish. Katie enjoys time with her family, going to the drag strip, and watching movies.

Erika Churnovic
Erika is a graduate of Prairie State College, Dental Hygiene Class of 2011. She has been working in the dental field for more than 13 years and has had a love for oral healthcare early in life. It has been a goal to make a difference in the dental field since kindergarten. Erika started working toward that goal with Wheatland Dental Care following graduation in 2011. Erika is devoted to helping patients understand the importance of dental hygiene care and provide an understanding and trusted relationship with patients. In her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her husband, child, and large family. She also enjoys daily workouts, outdoor activities with her dog PJ, and has a love for music and the arts.

Kim Sanda
Kim has been a dental hygienist with Wheatland Dental Care since 2007. She grew up in the area and graduated from College of DuPage and DeVry University.  Kim loves working with children as well as adults and educating them on their oral health and homecare.  Her main goal for her patients at Wheatland Dental Care is to make every experience in the office comfortable.  She loves seeing her patients walk out with a smile!

When not at work, Kim is with her husband and two young daughters.

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