The Smile Extraordinaires
Our dentists understand the unique oral health needs of children and they’re trained in specific techniques and skills that allow them to treat developing teeth, gums and mouths while making kids comfortable. They’re compassionate, knowledgeable and friendly. Each doctor is dedicated to ensuring your child has a fun, positive experience, so they’ll actually look forward to hopping up in the dentist’s chair.
Dr. Kadeem Bartley
Dr. Kadeem is a graduate from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. After graduation, he completed a General Practice residency at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. Following his passion for treating kids, he subsequently completed two additional years at the Eastman Institute of Oral Health in pediatric dentistry. Dr. Kadeem enjoys volunteer work and encouraging programs that give back to the youth. He was born in Jamaica and moved to the U.S.A with his mom when he was 16 years old! When not at the office, he enjoys spending time exploring his new home and neighborhood in Chicago.
Dr. Sarah Duchaj
Dr. Sarah’s interest for the field of pediatric dentistry is ultimately driven by her passion for providing quality care for patients who require compassion, patience, and a special kind of attention and care. She enjoys working with children, their families, and has a passion for serving patients with special needs. Her practice philosophies encompass a team approach to caries prevention and comprehensive care that is individualized to each patient.
After earning her degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, she attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD). Dr. Sarah then completed her residency training through Northwestern at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital where she received extensive training on all aspects of pediatric dentistry including sedation, general anesthesia, and caring for patients with complex medical backgrounds.
She enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with their families and dog at home, and trying new restaurants around the city. She looks forward to working closely with you and your family as your child’s oral healthcare advocate, educator, and provider.