Meet the Doctors at Signature Smiles of Park Ridge

Meet the Doctors of Signature Smiles of Park Ridge

Our team is committed to providing excellence in dentistry, and stands out as leading dentists in Park Ridge. We use the latest in dentistry techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, our team believes strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health. Read more about our Park Ridge dentists below.


Layla Baidas, DDS
Dr. Layla Baidas is an experienced dental professional with an international, multi-cultural background. 
Dr. Baidas earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) in 2012 from Jordan University of Science and Technology, then moved to the United States and was chosen to complete two years of ‘Advanced General Dentistry’ residency programs by two of the top rated residency programs in the U.S. 
The first year was completed at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton Ohio and the second year in Yakima, WA state. 
During these two years, Dr. Baidas received extensive training in Oral surgery and dental implants, root canal treatment, Cosmetic dentistry like crowns and veneers, Whitening, and smile make overs.
Dr. Baidas strives to make each visit a positive and educational one, and specializing in cosmetic dentistry, she aims to help patients meet their dental needs so they can achieve a beautiful and healthy smile.
Dr. Baidas is committed to continuing education in the field of Invisalign and Cosmetic dentistry to provide patients with the latest knowledge and technology. She is an active member of Spear Education which is one of the top and most prestigious Educational institution nation wide.
Dr. Baidas is a certified Invisalign Provider, Certified Digital Smile Designer, She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society and the Illinois State Dental society.
In her free time, Dr. Baidas enjoys spending quality time with family and friends, hiking, biking, reading and exploring new cities.
Dr. Baidas is the owner of Park Ridge Signature Smiles and she is looking forward to meeting you and help you with all your dental needs. 
Hazem Dabbour, DDS

Dr. Hazem Dabbour uses his extensive experience to provide the highest level ofdental care in a gentle and compassionate manner.
Dr. Dabbour graduated from Columbia University in 2016, where he received extensive training in Oral Surgery and root canal treatment. 
Committed to providing the best care possible for his patients, Dr. Dabbour completes over forty hours of continuing education per year, and his post-doctoral courses are focused on cosmetic dentistry and root canal treatment. 
Dr. Dabbour is an active member of the American Dental Association and Chicago Dental Society.
In his spare time, Dr. Dabbour enjoys working out, watching sports, and spending time with his friends and family.
Dr. Abdel Salem, Orthodontist
After graduating from the University of Jordan with his DDS, Dr. Abdel Salem graduated with his Masters Degree in Oral Science and then completed his Orthodontic Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Since graduating and completing his residency, Dr. Salem has become a very active member of the dental community.
Aside from being published in one of the leading Orthodontic Journals, Dr. Salem is active in a clinical research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago. There, his interest is three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT). Dr. Salem is also an active member of several groups including the; American Association of Orthodontists ( AAO), American Board of Orthodontics (ABO), American Dental Association (ADA), Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and Chicago Dental Society (CDS).
Since becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Salem believes that nothing makes him happier than seeing his patients reaction after finishing braces.
Dr. Amir Danesh, Periodontist/Oral Surgeon
Dr. Amir Danesh got his DDS in 2008 and received his postdoctoral specialty training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University. Dr. Danesh career goal is putting the patient`s interest first and minimize any inconvenience and stress to patients by making the process noninvasive and more efficient. He is a big believer of evidence-based dentistry and uses current techniques and industry breakthroughs supported by scientific evidence, for providing the highest quality of care to his patients. During his residency program, Dr. Danesh was selected as a winner of first prize in a Clinical Showcase Scholarship from New York University. He was also selected as the recipient of Award for Academic excellence for his scholarly activities. He believes that research plays a vital role in the enhancement of patient care. He has contributed to publication of 2 books and published more than 20 papers in prestigious journals including Journal of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Implant Dentistry, Clinical Implant Dentistry and related research, Journal craniofacial surgery, Journal of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Journal of Periodontal Research.
Dr. Danesh is a reviewer as well as an editorial member of many professional scientific journals and has several oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings such as the American Academy of Periodontology. His specialty clinical training and academic research focus on various advanced and complicated implant and oral surgeries including bone regeneration and grafting, sinus lift procedure, ridge augmentation, atraumatic surgical extractions, and site preservation, soft tissue augmentation, and treatment of gum and peri-implant diseases. In addition, he has been trained in Nitrous Oxide and Intravenous Sedation that helps patients to be comfortable and calm when undergoing dental procedures. IV sedation or "twilight sleep" will enable you to tolerate as well as not remember procedures that may be very uncomfortable for patients.
Dr. Danesh is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, a member of both the American and International Association for Dental Research, The International Association for Orthodontics, and American Orthodontics Society. Dr. Danesh is passionate about the specialty of periodontology and implant dentistry and makes a serious commitment to continuing education by attending the professional meetings to stay updated in the field. He is bilingual in both English and Farsi.
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