Shehab Helal, D.M.D., M.S. is an orthodontic specialist, having completed 3 additional years following dental school. With his soft touch and engaging personality, Dr. Helal prides himself on establishing a natural rapport with all of our patients, while providing exceptional care.
Born in Alexandria, Egypt, Dr. Shehab and his family moved to Ohio around the age of 10. Dr. Helal completed his Bachelor’s degree in Zoology from Miami University in Ohio and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Kentucky. It was here that he discovered his passion for basketball- Go Big Blue! Dr. Shehab then went on to complete his orthodontic residency at the University of Illinois Dental School. Dr. Shehab is Board Certified, an accomplishment reserved for only 25% of orthodontic specialists.
A strong believer in continuing education, Dr. Shehab keeps up-to-date with the latest advancements in orthodontics and has earned additional training specifically in Invisalign technology.
Dr. Shehab maintains membership in the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Dental Association, Illinois Society of Orthodontics, Chicago Dental Society and Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity.
Outside of the practice, Dr. Shehab is a world traveler, an observer as well as a participant in basketball, soccer, and tennis, and enjoys learning about new cultures and trying out their local dishes.
Oh, and one more thing: Dr. Shehab is a “crazy sock” enthusiast! Ask him about it- he’ll be happy to show you!!!