Leader in Medicine

Basim Shakir

DDS, PhD

The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Shakir Basim as “Best in Medicine.” Working in the healthcare industry for over 9 years, Dr. Basim is an expert in the field of Change and Healthcare Management and has expertise in Dentistry, Orthodontics and Periodontics services.

Dr. Basim completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1976 at Baghdad College of Dentistry. Following on from this achievement, he decided to continue his studies at the University of Sheffield School of Dentistry, achieving his PhD in 1982.

Dr. Basim has been undertaking his current role at Perfect Dental Smile for 9 years. Based in Chicago and Cicero, Perfect Dental Smile is a state of the art practice that provides the highest quality of dental care available, tackling general and cosmetic dentistry. The practice provides services such as bonding and white filling, bridges, dentures, extractions, veneers and orthodontic and periodontic services. The practice uses innovative technologies such as LASIK, Waterlase, and Hydro Photonics to reduce trauma, improve cavity fillings, prevent bleeding and swelling which will in turn reduce dental visits.
On a daily basis, Dr. Basim duties include seeing patients and running the facility. Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Basim has been successful by furthering knowledge of his department through the invention of a new implant and international consulting.

To broaden his knowledge in his field, Dr. Basim remains a part of numerous professional associations. These include the American Academy of General Dentistry, the British Dental Association and the Iraq Dental Association.

Looking to the future, Dr. Basim hopes to focus on the approval of his implant by the FDA. Away from work, the esteemed doctor spends his time helping charitable organizations such as Word Relief. He also enjoys being a sports enthusiast for basketball and soccer during his free time.

Dentist and Vice President of Perfect Dental Smile, LLC

  • Perfect Dental Smile is a state of the art practice that provides the highest quality of dental care available tackling general and cosmetic dentistry.
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