sivan--240x300DR. SIVAN PATEL, DMD

Dr. Sivan Patel was born and raised in Des Plaines. He graduated from Loyola University of Chicago in 2004 with a Bachelors in Finance. He then attended the prestigious Boston University Goldman School of Dentistry and graduated in 2009 with his DMD. Dr. Sivan Patel believes that excellent oral health begins with education and prevention and has made it his mission to enlighten patients to ways they can take greater control over their own dental health. Dr. Sivan Patel is committed to continuing education and remaining aware of the latest advancements in oral health and dentistry. Along with regular participation in continuing education classes and programs, he has lectured and consulted on a number of topics in the dental field. Personally, Dr. Sivan enjoys basketball, football, traveling, music, and cars. He is married and has a one-year-old boy. Dr. Patel’s goal is to maintain a successful dental practice which serves to improve the quality of life for its patients.


Dr. Souman graduated with Honors from one of the world’s top Ivy League dental schools, the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He has been in private practice in Chicago for over five years and demonstrates his passion for dentistry daily. He is a caring, talented, and compassionate professional who provides exemplary dentistry. As a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Illinois State Dental Society, Dr. Souman is dedicated to providing his patients the highest quality of care.

Dr. Souman was born and raised in Chicago where he then completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Economics. When not spending time with his family, Dr. Souman enjoys competing in sports, including soccer, flag football, and local races as an avid runner. He also shows a great interest in different cultures by having traveled abroad to many places. In his spare time, he enjoys the art of photography.

DrShirazi-picture-241x300DR. EMAN SHIRAZI, DDS

Dr. Shirazi graduated from the University of Iowa with his BA in Biology in 1996. In 2001 he then graduated from the New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Shirazi is known for his vast clinical experience in Implant dentistry. His accomplishment in the field of implantology has earned him recognition as one of the “Top Dentists” in America by the Who’s Who Guide. In 2012, after completing numerous hours of supervised hands-on implant surgical cases, Dr. Shirazi was awarded the elite distinction of “Diplomat of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists” (ICOI) Dr. Shirazi is one out of only 50 other dentists who earned this honor at the World Congress of the ICOI. Dr. Shirazi is a frequent lecturer, dental educator, and researcher in implant technique and technology. He is an instructor of the Live Implant Institute and has trained hundreds of dentists around the world in the art of dental implants and the technique of “Teeth in a Day”. Dr. Shirazi is currently a director of Implant educational courses presented by the implant company Hiossen. Dr. Shirazi maintains membership in the Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a board Member for the Seattle Study Club Northwest Branch.


At Library Plaza Dental Center, we select only the best of the best to serve our patients and their families. All of our staff members are friendly, knowledgeable, and highly proficient in their office duties. Should you have any questions or concerns before, during or after a visit to our Des Plaines dentist, do not hesitate to visit with one of our staff members. We perform general dentistry and emergency dentistry: they are standing by to address your needs. Learn a little bit about the staff members that will be helping you while you visit Library Plaza Dental Center, above.