Dr. Maha Blaibel DDS

Rolling Meadows Dentists

At Riverwalk Dental the dentist is committed to providing excellence in dentistry, and stands out as a leading dentist in Rolling Meadows. The doctors use the latest in dentistry techniques to provide you with a beautiful and healthy smile. Additionally, the doctors believe strongly in education to prevent oral health problems before they occur, and makes sure to keep patients fully informed about their dental health. Read more about Rolling Meadows dentists below.

Maha Blaibel, DDS

Prior to RiverWalk Dental, Dr. Blaibel learned the skills for treating children while practicing at Infant Welfare Society at Oak Park and the Boys and Girls Club in Chicago. While at both facilities, she provided dental services for under-served and under-privileged babies, children, and young adolescents.

She is a member of the following organizations:
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois Student Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • International Association for Orthodontics
  • American Women Dental Association
Dr. Blaibel earned her degree in Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. While there she earned many awards:
  • Delta Dental Plan of Illinois Award in 2006
  • Ambassador Program Scholarship in 2005 and 2006
  • National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars in 2001
  • National Honor Society in Psychology in 2001
  • Golden Key International Honor Society in 2000
  • National Honor Society in Biology in 1999
  • Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society in 1997
She was also honored to represent UIC College of Dentistry in health professional meetings, assist in campus community services, and recruit students to the college of dentistry.
Dr. Seyed Amir Danesh Sani

Dr. Amir Danesh got his DDS on 2008 and received his postdoctoral specialty training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University. Dr. Danesh career goal is putting the patient`s interest first and minimize any inconvenience and stress to patients by making the process noninvasive and more efficient. He is a big believer of evidence based dentistry and uses current techniques and industry breakthroughs supported by scientific evidence, for providing the highest quality of care to his patients.

During his residency program, Dr. Danesh was selected as a winner of first prize in a Clinical Showcase Scholarship from New York University. He was also selected as the recipient of Award for Academic excellence for his scholarly activities. He believes that research plays a vital role in the enhancement of patient care. He has contributed to publication of 2 books and published more than 20 papers in prestigious journals including Journal of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Implant Dentistry, Clinical Implant Dentistry and related research, Journal craniofacial surgery, Journal of American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Journal of Periodontal Research.

He is a reviewer as well as editorial member of many professional scientific journals and has several oral and poster presentations at national and international meetings such as American Academy of Periodontology. His specialty clinical training and academic research focus on various advanced and complicated implant and oral surgeries including bone regeneration and grafting, sinus lift procedure, ridge augmentation, atraumatic surgical extractions and site preservation, soft tissue augmentation and treatment of gum and peri-implant diseases. In addition, he has been trained in Nitrous Oxide and Intravenous Sedation that help patients to be comfortable and calm when undergoing dental procedures. IV sedation or "twilight sleep" will enable you to tolerate as well as not remember procedures that may be very uncomfortable for patients.

Dr. Danesh is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, a member of both the American and International Association for Dental Research, The International Association for Orthodontics, and American Orthodontics Society. Dr. Danesh is passionate about the specialty of periodontology and implant dentistry and makes a serious commitment to continuing education by attending the professional meetings to stay updated in the field. He is bilingual in both English and Farsi.

Dr. Ginu Dahiya

2013-2016                   University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics 

Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics


2013-2016                   University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate College

Master of Science, Oral Sciences


2009-2013                   Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine

Doctor of Dental Medicine


2005-2009                                  University of Toronto

Honours Bachelor of Sciences - Human Biology, Physiology and South Asian Studies


School and Community Involvement


2012                             Student Doctor Volunteer, HealthCare International Reachout, Inc.

Outreach to Jamaica to provide care to impoverished school-children and adults.

2010-2013                    Student Doctor Volunteer, Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland

Help in providing care to those who lack access to dental & health insurance, are unemployed or lack appropriate alternatives for acquiring dental care.

2009-2013                    Student Doctor Volunteer, Healthy Smiles Sealant Program

Perform dental exams & place sealants on school-children in under-served areas of Cleveland.

2008-2009                    Community Outreach Volunteer, Toronto Dollar

Volunteer for non-profit community improvement organization and charity.


Scholarships & Awards

  2016                              Charley Schultz Resident Scholar Award, American Association of                                                 Orthodontists Annual Session, Orlando, FL.

2013                              Dean’s List, Case Western Reserve University

Awarded to the top 6 academically accomplished students from a class of 70.

2009                              High Distinction, University of Toronto

Awarded to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or above at graduation.

2005-2009                     Dean's List, University of Toronto

Awarded to students with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher.

2005-2006                     Queen Elizabeth II Aiming For the Top Scholarship, Province of Ontario

Awarded to students who have shown academic excellence.

2005                              Governor Generals Academic Medal, Governor General of Canada

Awarded for outstanding scholastic achievement.




2011-2013                    Program Leader, Student National Dental Association

Involved in university chapter of organization that seeks to promote, support, and encourage a promising academic environment for minority dental students.

2007-2009                    Vice President, University of Toronto Pre-Dental Society

Organization that assists students seeking to gain admission to dental school.

2007-2009                    Vice President of Academic Affairs, SASSA

South Asian Studies Student Association at the University of Toronto.


Professional Memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists Illinois Society of  Orthodontists Chicago Dental Society

  • American Dental Association Interests and Hobbies

  • Indian Classical Vocal/Instrumental Music: Performed at cultural events.

  • Painting, Drawing, Sketching: Lifelong passion for artistic expression.

  • Flâneur/Urban Explorer: I love getting to know urban areas & communities.