Dr. Dahiya is a citizen of the world who was born in India, raised in Canada and studied in the U.S. She obtained her Honors Bachelors of Science at the University of Toronto, after which she attended Case Western Reserve University for her dental studies, earning her Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2013. Dr. Dahiya then moved to Chicago where she completed her specialty studies in Orthodontics as well as a Masters of Science. Dr. Dahiya loves the field of orthodontics and appreciates the fact that it allows her to combine her artistic skills with her scientific knowledge in order to spread happiness one smile at a time.
On her off time Dr. Dahiya is an avid runner who enjoys living a healthy lifestyle and actively encourages this in her patients as well. Dr. Dahiya enjoys attending orthodontic seminars and meetings in order to stay up to date on developments in the field of orthodontics and dentistry, and considers herself a lifelong learner.
Dr. Dahiya was a Charlie Schulz Scholar Award Recipient who presented her research on unilateral extractions in Class II subdivision malocclusions at the national AAO conference in 2016. Her research was later published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists.
Dr. Dahiya is fluent in English and Hindi.
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.