Get to know the Office and Doctors
that will be taking care of your smile.
At DentalWorks Chicago Loop, you’ll find gentle, understanding dentists and hygienists committed to helping you look and feel better. And we’re working hard to make it easy to keep your family healthy. To clean your teeth. Straighten your smiles. And do it in a way that fits best with your schedule and life.
We’re the dentist you can trust for the life of your smiles. Because whether you know it or not, we already consider your family, part of ours.
130 S. Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone Number: (312) 201-1610
Fax Number: (216) 584-1066
Monday- Friday: 8:45am – 3:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed
Located near Franklin and Adams, across from the Willis Tower on the Loop and next to PNC Bank and Sprint.
*Practice is open one Saturday a month. Please contact the practice for additional information.
Dental care is available for patients of all ages, including pediatric services and care for senior patients as well as adults.
For teeth that are out of alignment, metal braces can effectively shift the teeth to a proper position.
A dental implant involves placing a replacement tooth root in the jawbone, which provides the foundation for temporary or permanent tooth options.
There are many types of oral surgery, including surgical procedures such as a tooth removal or a root canal.
Multiple types of oral conditions, such as disease, might negatively affect a patient's overall wellness. Stemming from damaging oral bacteria, gum disease is considered a main source of loose or missing teeth among patients aged 35 and up...
Dentures are used to replace all of a patient’s teeth (complete dentures) or several teeth (partial dentures) to restore your smile.
DentalWorks cosmetic dentistry procedures will rejuvenate your smile.
In addition to preventative care, repairing your smile, and all of our standard services, we have even more that can help you and your family stay healthy.
From checkup and cleanings, to transforming your smile, our dental family is here for yours. But don’t take our word for it. See what our patients are saying about us.
Great staff and dentist. Worked with me perfectly and very professional. Definitely recommended!!L.G.
FINALLY! I found a dentist I can trust and who treats me as a friend. And btw, I have "never" flossed but they have motivated me to begin by challenging me with a "scorecard" of sorts regarding the health of my teeth and gums. I like getting good grades. 🙂J.D.
Amer Shammaa, D.D.S., M.S., is an Orthodontist.
Dr. Amer 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. Being trained under some of the best orthodontists in the country, Dr. Shammaa hopes to change peoples’ lives by creating a healthy smile that will make them happy and confident. He enjoys creating long-term relationships with his patients and their families.
Dr. Shammaa received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota and his postgraduate certificate and Master of Science degree in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics from West Virginia University. Dr. Shammaa 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, Wilcodontics, 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.
Raunak Patel, D.M.D., is a Restorative Dentist.
Dr. Patel graduated from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2004.
The DentalWorks Chicago Loop dental facility is centrally located in Chicago, IL. Warm and inviting, we welcome all patients to our facility. Updated with the most advanced dental equipment, each room was designed with the patient in mind. The patient experience begins with a warm smile from our receptionist, where patients are greeted and made to feel comfortable. Our facility has several exam rooms, as well as a private meeting area to discuss treatment. Our procedure space is fully equipped with the latest dental technology to guarantee that every patient has a pain-free and seamless experience. Our team welcomes you to visit our spacious dental facility, DentalWorks – Chicago Loop in Chicago, so that we can offer you the service you need.
In light of the COVID pandemic, we are taking extra vigilance to ensure the health of you and our team. Please see the additional steps we are taking in our practices to ensure your safety.
We have reinforced our already comprehensive Infection Control procedures with our team members, which include:
In addition we are also taking the following additional steps:
If you develop any cold symptoms prior to your appointment, please consider rescheduling or utilizing our TeleDentistry website to be seen virtually.
We understand the longer dental practices remain closed to preventive care and treatment for early forms of dental disease, the more likely that patients’ untreated disease will progress, increasing the complexity and cost of treatment. It is recommended by the CDC that you minimize the number of visits by completing as much of your recommended treatment during your appointment.
Your health is at the heart of why we do what we do. We’ve made it our mission to clear up common misconceptions and impart the oral care knowledge everyone needs so that you live a healthier, longer life.
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From a simple fix to complex shifts, Invisalign clear aligners can straighten out your smile. Clear aligners are easy to wear, nearly invisible, and are more comfortable than traditional braces. We even will offer you a free consultation today to ensure Invisalign treatment is your best fit.