Dr. Bistriceanu is originally from Bucharest, Romania. She received her Bachelor of Science from Carol Davila University College of Dentistry in 2007, and her Master of Science in orthodontics in 2011. She practiced orthodontics at two prestigious clinics in Bucharest before moving to the United States. Dr. Bistriceanu has extensive training, experience, and certification in orthodontic procedures.
Most recently, Dr. Bistriceanu received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.
Dr. Bistriceanu focuses on helping patients overcome physically and emotionally debilitating dental conditions. Her primary area of expertise is younger patients.
Dr. Bistriceanu is a strong believer in continuing education; she is an active member of the American Dental Association®, the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the American Association of Orthodontists®.
When not working, Dr. Bistriceanu spends time with her family, travels, and enjoys Chicago’s vibrant social scene.
Graduate University of Baghdad, College of Dentistry in 2008 • Completed the CWRU SODM Periodontics Fellowship Program in 2017 • Graduate CWRU Periodontics Program in 2021.
Upon graduation, Dr. Alameri worked as a general dentist prior to moving to the U.S., following his dream to further his education in dentistry.
“We are in the business of saving teeth” is his favorite quote.
In his spare time, he plays soccer, and he is an avid Barcelona FC fan. Both making and eating pizza are among his other hobbies
Dr. Marwah Obaidi has made Chicago her home for the past four years. She graduated originally from the College of Dentistry at Baghdad University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in dental surgery. After gaining experience in quality dental care at several dental offices and practicing dentistry for five years in Iraq, Dr. Obaidi relocated to the United States in 2013 and was placed in an advanced standing program at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry to obtain her DMD. Dr. Obaidi was awarded the Dr. Gerald Wine award for strong work ethics and excellent interpersonal skills with patients. Dr. Obaidi is an active member of the American Dental Association® (ADA) and Chicago Dental Society (CDS), and she is fluent in Arabic. Dr. Obaidi’s husband, Dr. Dheyaa Alzubaidi, is a dentist too, and they have an 8-year-old daughter. In her spare time, Dr. Obaidi enjoys spending time with family, boating on Lake Michigan, traveling and cooking.
Dr. Ryan Christopher Woitas earned a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry, cum laude, from Elmhurst University before completing his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Dr. Ryan has an affinity for research. While in his undergraduate and graduate studies, he worked alongside faculty and mentors who set out to develop novel nanoparticles and their application in dentistry and medicine.
Dr. Ryan believes that our overall health begins with our oral health. He aspires to maintain knowledge of trending topics in dental medicine that demonstrate a close relationship between the state of the oral cavity and other body systems, for example, the strong association between periodontal disease and Type 2 diabetes. Dr. Ryan strongly believes in continuing education and keeping up with the latest in digital and implant dentistry, oral surgery and cosmetic dentistry.
When Dr. Ryan is away from the dental office, he enjoys spending time with his family and dog, Isabella. He likes to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle, particularly spending time running, hiking and working out. Dr. Ryan has a dream of one day traveling the world to experience culture and cuisine with his significant other.
Dr. Sura Al Saadi is originally from Baghdad, Iraq, where she attended the University of Baghdad and earned her first Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree. She then worked for three years in her home country providing care for rural and underserved communities as well as working in private practice.
After immigrating to the U.S., she earned her second dental degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. She believes in providing comprehensive and integrated care to her patients.
As a mother of two, she has very limited spare time, but when she does, she likes to binge watch TV shows and listen to podcasts.