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. Erin Best, DMD
For over 17 years, Dr. Erin Best has had the privilege of providing great dentistry to both the downtown Chicago and western suburb communities. Her commitment to education and passion for dentistry are the driving force behind the individualized care she presents to every guest that walks through our door.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Dr. Best earned both her undergraduate and dental degrees from the University of Pittsburgh. Upon receiving her dental degree, she chose to continue her education through a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. During her residency she received specialized training in Oral Surgery, Anesthesia, Radiology, Plastic Surgery and ENT. This additional training provided a unique opportunity to work side by side with physicians and specialists throughout the hospital and to learn and practice a multidisciplinary approach to total patient care. Dr. Best has a passion for learning her craft and strives to create a quality experience for the patients she serves. Compassion, trust, and ethics are characteristics that have helped Dr. Best develop strong professional relationships with her patients. Her true passion for dentistry translates to helping her patients meet their goals and receive the personal attention they deserve. She believes communication, education, and of course a gentle touch are keys to a successful dental visit. Her easygoing attitude encourages an open dialogue for more personalized care. An active and healthy lifestyle are important to Dr. Best and she loves to educate and empower her patients to take an active role in maintaining their total health.
In order to deliver the most state of the art and conservative dentistry, Dr. Best regularly attends continuing education courses that span a wide variety of topics. She is trained in all facets of dentistry including cosmetic dentistry, restorative dentistry, periodontal procedures, implants, orthodontics, pediatrics, and laser dentistry. She is certified in veneers, Lumineers, Invisalign and other clear aligner therapies, and Advanced Laser Dentistry. She also has additional training in implant placement and restoration, laser periodontal therapy, and CBCT advanced imaging. Her professional memberships include the American Dental Society, Illinois State Dental, Society, Chicago Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
A strong sense of family is what drives Dr. Best to treat her patients as if they were her own family. She enjoys all aspects of her field and welcomes patients of every age. She is invested in caring for the health of her patients and enhancing their quality of life through a beautiful healthy smile. She is eager to meet you and your family and wants to show you why she absolutely loves being a dentist.
Outside of work, Dr. Best enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and two daughters. Together, they enjoy any outdoor activity, exploring new destinations, chasing down their English Setter and most of all, cheering for her beloved Pittsburgh Steelers.
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.