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Dr. Samer Shaltoni, Periodontist at North Shore Smile Surgery

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Dr. Samer Shaltoni is the resident periodontist at North Shore Smile Surgery. He provides periodontal and implant services, including the following:

  • Gum recontouring
  • Bone regeneration
  • Soft tissue grafting
  • Bone and sinus augmentation
  • Scaling
  • Root planing
  • Dental implant therapy
  • Pathology treatment
  • Deep cleaning
  • IV anesthesia to ensure your comfort
See Dr. Shaltoni's full list of services



Dr. Shaltoni graduated Cum Laude from Benedictine University with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. He received his dental training and completed his periodontics residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry where he served as chief resident and ambassador for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation.



Dr. Shaltoni is currently in-network with these dental insurances, and is getting certified with more insurances each day:

  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Guardian 
  • Humana 
  • MetLife
  • Principal
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare


Currently, he holds memberships with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), Illinois Society of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology, American Academy of Osseointegration, Chicago Muslim Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society.

Dr. Shaltoni serves as the periodontal advisor to the Elite Dental Group (a chapter of the national Seattle Study Club) and Co-Director for the Elite Dental Hygiene Club.


personal life

Dr. Shaltoni grew up in Barrington, is a car enthusiast, and enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as playing and watching basketball.


Ask yourself the following questions:
  • Do you have a gummy smile or receding gums?
  • Have you been told you have gum disease?
  • Do you need an implant to replace missing or failing teeth?
  • Do you have a problem with your dental implant?

If you answered yes to any of the above, Dr. Shaltoni can help! You can maintain excellent oral health care and preserve your teeth by getting in touch with North Shore Smile Surgery in Buffalo Grove.

If your dentist has indicated that you have gum or bone loss issues and should see a periodontist, schedule an appointment today!


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