Dr. Nouneh obtained his dental degree from Boston University in 1997. He then continued to receive his specialty training in Periodontics at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. During his three years at MCG, Dr. Nouneh studied the attachment of bone cells to dental implant surfaces and obtained his Master’s Degree in Oral Biology. His published work can be found on the joionline.org website.
Dr. Nouneh is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is currently an active member of several national and international organizations including:
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- American Dental Association
- Illinois Society of Periodontists
- Midwest Society of Periodontology
Dr. Nouneh enjoys contributing part of his time to teaching and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. He also serves on staff at Evanston Hospital, Northshore University Healthsystem, working with the dental residents at the General Dental Residency program.
Positions Dr. Nouneh Served:
- President, The Greater Evanston Association of Dentists, 2006-current
- President, Illinois Society of Periodontists, 2013-2014
- Clinical Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, school of Dentistry, 2008-current
- Attending,Dental Clinic, Evanston Hospital, NorthShore University HealthSystem, 2006-current
Dr. Eva Bici graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Illinois at Chicago receiving her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Italian Studies. She then earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry graduating in the top of her class. Having demonstrated high academic and clinical performance, she received several awards including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry APEX scholarship. Furthermore, she was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, the highest distinction attainable by a dental student.
Dr. Bici’s approach to dentistry is one of personalized dental care and patient education. Since no two patients are alike, her goal is to tailor each treatment plan based on the patient’s needs. She strives to provide quality care using latest technology and minimally invasive techniques while creating a comfortable environment. As a lifelong learner, Dr. Bici is dedicated to furthering her dental education through courses and study clubs. She is an active member of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentist and Illinois State Dental Society.
Besides her love for dentistry, Dr. Bici is passionate about cultures and languages. She enjoys welcoming and communicating to patients not only in English but also in Albanian, Spanish, Italian, and French. When not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Bici enjoys cooking, biking, and spending time with her family.
Dr. Gargi Bhagavatula received her Dental degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago and then continued to obtain post graduate training completing Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at Marquette University, School of Dentistry in Wisconsin in 2015.
Dr. Bhagavatula is interested in esthetic dentistry and the preservation of tooth form and function. She focuses on delivering personalized care, paying careful attention to each patient’s specific needs. Dr. Bhagavatula has worked extensively with geriatric, pediatric and adult patients. She is also experienced with the state-of-the-art techniques and keeps abreast of the latest medical literature and advances and effectively incorporate these into her treatment plans to achieve the best possible results.
Dr. Bhagavatula brings to the practice her principles of integrity, honesty, compassion and excellence to deliver superior care to her patients. An active member of the south loop community, Dr. Bhagavatula likes to spend time with her family and friends, enjoys eating at many of Chicago’s fine restaurants and loves to travel.
Dr. Tony Besse received both his Bachelors and Master of Public Health degrees from Saint Louis University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Following his dental school training, Dr. Besse pursued a year of advanced training in general dentistry completing a general practice residency program at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center here in Chicago.
Dr. Besse was involved as a national leader of the American Student Dental Association while in dental school and is currently an active member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. His passion for dentistry includes esthetic dentistry, utilizing his public health background for effective prevention strategies, evidence-based practices, and staying up-to-date with current techniques and technologies.
Dr. Besse prefers to get to know the patient and tailor an appropriate treatment plan to meet their needs and desires while making their dental experience as comfortable and as easy as possible. In his spare time, Dr. Besse likes to stay active, travel, and explore the many amazing restaurants and rooftops around Chicago.”