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. Matt Rurka is a general practitioner who focuses on patient centered preventative and restorative dentistry. Originally from Warrenville, IL, he graduated from Benet Academy here in Lisle. He continued his education at Miami University in Ohio where he received his degree in Chemistry and the University of Louisville School of Dentistry where he received his DMD degree. After practicing for several years in Alabama, he and his wife decided to move back to Naperville to be closer to family. In his free time Dr. Rurka enjoys spending time with his wife and golden retriever, running, and watching his favorite sports teams (especially the Chicago Cubs).
Dr. Taha is a board-certified orthodontist who practices orthodontics exclusively. She has been an orthodontist for more than 15 years, has lectured locally and internationally, taught at the university orthodontic department teaching dentists who are studying to become orthodontists. She enjoys working with children and adults and believes in the individual needs for every patient. Dr. Taha resides in Oak Brook with her husband, daughter, and son. When outside of the office, she enjoys spending time with them and exploring the charm of what the Chicagoland area has to offer.