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496 Army Trail Road

Carol Stream, IL 60188

Meet the Doctors

Dr. Meera Narasimhan DDS

“I love what I do! “

As a family dentist, I get to help families as a whole to learn about the importance of good oral health, and we know that children with good oral health habits invariably become adults with good oral health habits. We work together so that the experience of going to the dentist remains a positive one – for the child and family”.

We are a modern fun-filled office where we provide great dentistry for the whole family!

Dr. Meera Narasimhan received her dental education at the prestigious New York University College of Dentistry in New York City, NY. She graduated on a Honor Role DDS in Student residency at Lincoln Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Meera has worked as an associate in St Charles and Naperville area for past several years. She has completed extensive training in Invisalign, Implant dentistry and comprehensive dentistry.

Dr. Meera is a Proud Member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine finishing up on her Mastery Program.

Her advanced education includes orthodontic treatment, cosmetic dentistry, temporomandibular dysfunction and sleep-disordered breathing treatment.  Dr. Meera has also earned the Top Invisalign Dentist Award for 2018 and 2019 consecutively. We are a proud digital impression practice with Itero scanner on all orthodontic cases including INVISALIGN!

When she is not doing dentistry she loves to run, swim and practice yoga.

Come and visit our state of the art modern fun-filled office anytime.

Dr. Brian M. Karshen, DDS, MS


BS University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign

DDS University of Illinois-Chicago

Certificate in Periodontology University of Tennessee-Memphis

Member of ADA, AAP, CDS and ISDS

Past President of the Englewood Branch of the CDS

Married with 2 children ages 9 and 12.

Dr. Anna Kolencherry, DMD

Dr. Kolencherry obtained her BS in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry at The University of Illinois-Chicago. Her love of the city kept her in Chicago, where she completed her DMD degree at her alma mater and was awarded Elenore Bushee senior student award.

She found her calling in Dentistry when she went to her orthodontist and saw “smile – architect” on his door. Once she looked more into it, she realized that it encompasses everything she loves – artistry, science, technical skills, and communication.

Her objective is to provide comprehensive treatment; restoring function and a healthy smile so that her patients can smile with confidence and chew without pain. She hopes to reduce dental-phobia with transparent patient communication and an open environment based on mutual trust.

Her dental interest includes Implant Dentistry, Invisalign, and occlusal therapy to reduce muscle and TMJ pain. Lifelong learner, she completed 400+ hours of continuing education in Implant Dentistry and Occlusion. She is currently pursuing education in functional and aesthetic dentistry.

In her free time, she enjoys being with her friends and family. She is an avid reader and has recently been into horticulture. She loves to travel, enjoys anything outdoors, and yoga.

Dr. James Chidester

Dr. James B. Chidester received his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University, and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Marquette University in Wisconsin. His experience also includes 4 years as a crown and bridge officer serving our country in the U.S. Navy.

Dr. Chidester has been in private practice since 1980 serving patients throughout Chicago’s western suburbs, including Park Ridge and Oak Brook.

Dr. Chidester’s clinical experience also encompasses ongoing education, research and treatment of TMJ disorders thru the Pankey Institute and Peter Dawson.

He is proud of the high quality of dentistry his office provides and the comfort of his patients.