Dr. Nilofer Khan, DMD
My profession as a dentist allows me to work with my hands and engage my artistic aptitude as I help my patients obtain beautiful, healthy smiles. The enjoyment I receive, from working with and caring for my patients, who span a wide range of ages and backgrounds, gives me great pleasure, and I am thankful to be able to assist such wonderful people. – Dr. Nilofer Khan
Dr. Nilofer Kahn believes that open communication is the key to a successful patient-dentist relationship. She strives to keep her patients well-informed about their dental health and how they can best care for their teeth between visits. As part of the dialogue Dr. Kahn initiates with her patients, she helps them to understand the connection between oral health and overall body health, knowing that the better informed the patient, the more proactive they are in taking care of their mouths and their bodies.
Education and Continuing Education
- University Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor’s in Psychology
- New York University, Doctorate of Dental Surgery
Dr. Kahn knows that it is essential for her to keep abreast of new research and technologies in the ever-evolving field of dentistry, so she seeks out continuing education offerings. She has completed many courses in Invisalign®, periodontal surgery, endodontics, and orthodontics and has received advanced training in crown lengthening and bone grafting through courses at the Perio Institute. Additionally, Dr. Kahn is enrolled at the Academy of GP Orthodontics, receiving advanced training which allows her to provide orthodontic care to her patients.
- American Dental Association
- Illinois State Dental Society
- Chicago Dental Society
Personal Life and Community Involvement
Dr. Kahn and her husband share their lives with two cats. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family members and friends. Through her church, Dr. Kahn provides free oral cancer screenings to the community.