Our Doctors

Ashwini Joshi, MDS, DDS, MS

Dr. Ashwani JoshiA graduate of the University of Michigan, Dr. Joshi was recently awarded the Milo Hellman Research Award, a top honor given by the American Association of Orthodontists. Her research that earned the prestigious award was entitled, Temporomandibular IGF-1 Injections Enhance Mandibular Growth and Condylar Bone Deposition in Male Adolescent Sprague Dawley Rats.

A knowledgable and caring practitioner, we are so excited to have Dr Joshi as part of our team. She is a member of the CDS, ADA, ISDS and AAO.

Dr. Michael Wurbel, DDS

Dr. Michael WurbelDr. Wurbel was born in Kankakee, Illinois and attended Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL for his undergraduate education. After receiving his bachelors degree in DeKalb, Dr. Wurbel completed his dental education in Alton, IL at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2006.
Dr. Wurbel enjoys spending time with his fiancee and friends. He plays different sports like golf and basketball, likes travelling, and listening to music.

He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Dental Association and in 2006 was honored with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists Award. Dr. Wurbel has extended training in the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants.

Dr. Maja Simic, DDS

Dr. SimicFor the past six years I have been working as a general dentist and I have been successfully practicing all aspects of general dentistry. Continuing dental education is an integral part of my life. Patient comfort and satisfaction is my main goal, and I deliver comprehensive dental treatment from restorative dentistry, root canals simple and surgical extractions to cosmetic dental treatments.

Dr. Nishma Patel, DDS

Dr. PatelDr. Nishma Patel received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Since then, she has dedicated herself to practicing dentistry at a high standard of care.

“I strive to always provide the quality dental care that each patient deserves in the most comfortable and efficient manner. Patients’ concerns and desires are always the priority I address. Dentistry has allowed me to help patients restore beautiful smiles and confidence. This rewarding feeling is irreplaceable.”

Dr. Patel continues to complete many continuing education courses to stay current with the advancements and changes within dentistry. She is a member of multiple dental societies: American Dental Association, The Academy of General Dentistry, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society.

When she is not practicing dentistry, Dr. Patel enjoys cooking various types of food and sharing it with great company. She and her husband also love to travel and experience the different cultures of the world. In her down time, Dr. Patel enjoys watching movies at home.

Dr. Cleidy Arboleda, DDS, MS

Dr. Cleidy ArboledaDr. Arboleda was born and raised in Colombia, where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and also a degree as specialist in Orthodontics. She moved to Chicago in 2009 and after three years in residency, Dr. Arboleda received her Master of Science degree in Oral Sciences and Certificate of Orthodontics from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

She is dedicated to continuing education and her professional affiliations include the American Association of Orthodontists.

“Studying Orthodontics has allowed me to tangibly see the difference that you can make in someone’s life, big or small. Giving someone the confidence to smile with pride is a privilege”.