Wajih Chammae, DDS
- Implant Logistics Internship
- General Practice Residency at Jamaica Hospital
- Doctor of Dental Surgery at New York University
- Enjoys play basketball and spending time with family and friends
Abdelrahman Salem, DDS
- Orthodontic Residency at the University of Illinois Chicago
- Master of Science in oral sciences at the University of Illinois Chicago
- Board Certification, American Board of Orthodontics
- “Implementation of ultra-low-dose CBCT for routine 2D orthodontic diagnostic radiographs: Cephalometric landmark identification and image quality assessment,” published 2015
Meet Our Team
Family Dental of Palatine’s team works hard to ensure that you receive high-quality dental care when you visit our comfortable practice. We are a tight-knit group, working closely together to stay organized, and providing meticulous and precise dental care in Palatine, Illinois, and surrounding area. Come by our office or give us a call today at 847-485-8767 to schedule your appointment with our experienced dentists. We look forward to meeting you!
Veronica has been in the dental field since she was 16 years old. She received her medical assistant certificate in 2005 before deciding to specialize in dental coding and billing. Her years of experience working for an actual insurance company helps her explain benefits and dental coverage to our patients in a way they can easily understand.
Veronica is happily married and has a young daughter. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the movies, the park or anywhere that she can spend time with her family. She loves catching a Chicago Bulls game, watching the New York Mets and traveling, even if it’s for a quick weekend getaway.
Rachel graduated from Kennedy King College in 2007 and joined our team in June 2021. She has attended every class at the UIC College of Dentistry and is licensed to administer local anesthetic. Rachel has experience as a dental assistant, an office manager and now, a dental hygienist. She treats each patient with the same concern, respect and empathy she would her own family.Rachel is a single mother to her 13-year-old daughter, Danielle. She has four parrots and a dog, and she maintains an active lifestyle that includes the gym, rollerblades, skiing and her Harley Davidson motorcycle. She was featured in the June 2014 issue of the ADHA magazine “Access” for her eight years of experience in treating patients with special needs.
Amela graduated from the Illinois School of Health Careers as a registered dental assistant in 2012. She is passionate about all dental procedures and loves working with a team that helps her learn and grow. With over ten years of experience in the dental field, she is certified in coronal polishing, dental sealant application, placement of bracketing and CPR. Her favorite treatment is Zoom teeth whitening — she loves creating brighter, happier smiles!
Amela is happily married with two beautiful children. Her daughter is a high school cheerleader, and her son is a soccer player. Her free time is spent at home with her family, cooking and trying new dishes, and traveling to the beaches or mountains. Life is good when you keep it up busy every day, and she would not change a thing.
Fatima is a certified dental assistant who joined our team in 2020. She lives in Northlake with her family, and she likes to spend her free time traveling, exploring coffeeshops and restaurants, and spending time with her parents and siblings.
Gigi has been working as a dental assistant since she graduated high school in 2019, and we welcomed her to our dental family in 2022. She is certified in coronal polishing, and she is a valued member of our team for her role management, effective communication, proactive initiative and critical thinking.
On her days off, Gigi loves to go shopping, play golf and try new places or activies. She also loves to spend time with her partner and her puppy, Diesel.