About Us (Kay, Sam, Tushar)


IMG_3022Dr. Kalpana Shah, DMD, FAGD

Fellowship, Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)

  • Awarded to only 6% of All Dentists Nationwide 

Dr.Shah relocated to Illinois with her husband after graduating from dental school. She has been in practice for over 15 years. Dentistry is her number 1 passion. She has volunteered in “Special Olympics, Special Smiles” doing dental checkups for physically challenged patients. She has been affiliated with a nursing home providing dental care for elderly patients. Dr. Shah has helped many veterans and special needs patients from Cornerstone. Dr. Shah works closely with Physicians and Surgeons to ensure her patients’ best health, as she believes that the mouth is a “window” to the body and part of the whole for the total well-being. 

When not treating patients, Dr. Shah enjoys spending time with her children, traveling, yoga, and spiritual well-being.


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Dr. Sam

Dr. Sam earned his Doctoral Degree of Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sam is a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry and has recently earned his Masters of Healthcare Administration degree. He has gone through extensive training in Dental Implants education to earn his Fellowship of the American Dental Implant Association followed by a Mastership in the International Dental Implant Association which only includes the top 2% of Implantologists in the country placing and restoring implants. Along with his Dental Implant education, Dr. Sam has worked two years in an Oral Surgery office where he has gained ample knowledge and experience to efficiently take out wisdom teeth and perform difficult extractions with minimal discomfort and post-surgical complications. To maximize his patients’ comfort level while going through these difficult procedures, Dr. Same logged hundreds of hours of training to get certified in safe Oral and IV Sedation procedures. He is currently helping patients attain better oral health in the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Dr. Same continues to go above and beyond, taking thousands of continuing education courses so that he can always be at the cutting edge of dental knowledge and get you the best treatment options available. Dr. Same knows how hard it is to go to the dentist and get your surgical treatment done so he strives every day to give all his patients the best and most up-to-date treatment in the most comforting manner possible. Above all else, Dr. Same is a loving husband and caring father of two sons and when he is not helping you during office hours, he is spending quality time with them. He is very passionate about traveling the glove and is eager to learn about different cultures and hopes to discover the world’s diversity.


Tushar - Office ManagerTushar Shah – Office Manager

Tushar is an Office Manager for 10+ years, working closely with Dr. Shah at both offices Joliet and Plano. “One of my main goals is to thoroughly educate patients with different treatment options recommended by Dr. Shah clinically and financially by navigating through the jungle of Insurance Benefits.” While not at work Tushar enjoys spending time with family and friends, sports, travel, etc.