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Dr. Salina Arafat, DMD

Dentist, Cosmetic Dentist

Professional statement

I was born in the Middle East and speak Arabic fluently. I grew up in Saudi Arabia and Jordan and moved to New Orleans for university. Hurricane Katrina forced my family and I to evacuate closer to our family in Illinois. I finished my undergraduate studies at Northern Illinois university and moved to florida for Dental school. I graduated from school of dental medicine at Nova southeastern university. I continue to keep up to date with the latest advance in dentistry by attending continuing education courses, study clubs, training sessions and attending midwinter meetings in Chicago. I am an ADA member as well as a CDS member. My main emphasis is on patient comfort and care. My approach to patient care begins with listening to the patient. I believe in comprehensive care, I'll do a through examination and discuss the diagnosis and treatment options with the patient. I will take time to address all of my patients concerns.I have a wide range of experience in areas of dentistry, from cosmetic and restorative dentistry to surgical treatments, and root canal treatment. What makes my job fun is meeting new people every day! It is one of the best and rewarding parts of my job. Since I have traveled so much , I have always loved meeting and making new friends in all parts of the world so having to do that at my job too makes it perfect! I get to know people on a one-on-one basis and really understand what makes them different. Outside the office I enjoy working out, going out to dinner and exploring nature. I have a beautiful white fluffy samoyed dog who's name is Yuki ! He has an amazing soul and so fun to be with! I love spending time with family and friends as well as cooking and traveling. I am picking a new hobby now a days which is riding horses ! How fun? :)

In-network insurances

  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Employee Benefits
  • Careington

Specialties

  • Cosmetic Dentist
  • Dentist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Dental School - Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Dental Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1700227097

Office locations

1st Family Dental

4901 N Kedzie Avenue

Chicago, IL 60625

1st Family Dental

5333 N Clark St

Chicago, IL 60640

1st Family Dental

2511 N. Milwaukee Ave

Chicago, IL 60647

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I feel like she is a real doctor. Not just out to make money. Very friendly too!
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I waited for a while, but they apologized. Overall it was okay.
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Very nice and clean office, friendly front desk. I was seen right away. The x-rays and cleaning didn't take long. I did need to get a filling, which I was numbed for. I had never had to be numbed before fora filling, which I think getting a shot in the gums is actually more painful than the filling itself. Didn't quite understand this, but overall it was a painless visit and Dr. Arafat was great. Will come back!
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Appointment was great, the doctor was transparent and professional. No issues at all, will return for future visits. Highly recommend!
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