Acquired in 2005 by award-winning Dentist, Eman A. Shirazi, Water Tower Family Dental is one of the most respected dental offices in Illinois.


Our vision is to provide an atmosphere of caring, compassion, and trust. Our staff is knowledgeable and friendly.  Our clinical team strives to give the finest care possible using the latest technology and personal attention to every patient. 


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Eman A. Shirazi, DDS

Eman A. Shirazi, DDS, General Dentist, Orthodontist, Lecturer, and Dental Educator

Eman A. Shirazi, DDS, General Dentist, Orthodontist, Lecturer, and Dental Educator

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) In 2012, Dr. Shirazi was one of 50 other dentists who earned this honor at the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

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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 an active member of The Academy of Gp Orthodontics.

Our Care Team

Pictured from left to right: Teresa-Dental Hygienist, Kelly-Receptionist, Dr. Eman Shirazi, Sarah- Billing & Insurance, Gloria-Dental Assistant. 

Pictured from left to right: Teresa-Dental Hygienist, Kelly-Receptionist, Dr. Eman Shirazi, Sarah- Billing & Insurance, Gloria-Dental Assistant. 

Our clinical staff assist Dr. Shirazi in delivering the finest care available and hold the highest levels of accreditation. 

The training and education of our team is a priority at Water Tower Family Dental. We stay up to date on current techniques and actively participate in continuing education. 

Dr. Shirazi and Teresa annually attend The Chicago Mid Winter Meeting as well as other continuing educational opportunities to keep the practice aligned with current trends and industry standards.

Teresa Long- Dental Hygienist

Teresa began her dental career in 1985. She has held most every position possible in a dental office from administrative to dental assisting.  As her passion for dentistry grew Teresa applied and was accepted into the hygiene program at William Rainey Harper College. In 2008 she graduated with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene and also received her certificate in administering Local Anesthetic.

Teresa is sensitive to the fact that not everyone enjoys coming to the dental office so she aims to deliver the best care with patience and compassion.

Educating is a priority of hers and she strives to involve her patients in their own personal health care decisions.


We care about your experience. We use your feedback to continually improve. 

In order to consistently deliver top-notch dental care we ask each our patients about every experience with Water Tower Family Dental.


What Patients are Saying

Everyone at Water Tower Family Dental is caring and very attentive. Our confidence in Dr. Shirazi keeps growing over the years. We highly recommend him, his expert dental knowledge, skill and his great staff. Thank you for taking such good care of us. -Lois B.
I've been a patient of Dr. Shirazi and Teresa for the past 6 years and I must say the hour drive from Chicago is well worth it. I've had numerous procedures, teeth whitening , periodontal cleanings , my four wisdom teeth pulled etc. and have always appreciated the effort made to make every procedure as comfortable as possible." -Aracely M.
Once again they prove their awesomeness!!!!!!!!!!!  Everyone involved was top notch and I will highly recommend their office to anyone. Keep up the great work, and see you in a month. - Chris W.

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We built out a brand new facility with you in mind.

In our commitment to provide you with the most advanced care and anxiety free visit, we've carefully constructed an entirely new dental space. We understand that visits to the dentist are often accompanied by nervousness; so every element is chosen to help ease and comfort during your visit with us. 


Every operatory room is designed with relaxation as our focus. 

We have the newest A-Dec dental chairs that have been crafted for optimal patient comfort. In each room we use large HD screens to provide visual and audio comforts. Surround sound is seamlessly woven throughout the office.

We've outfitted every patient space with tranquility screens to soothe and calm.

Spaces for families.

We have an area where children can sit and play comfortably while visiting. Our washrooms are large and clean. We will always do our best to accommodate you and your families needs. Please let us know how we may make your visit more comfortable. 


Technology Integrated Facility 

When developing the re-design of our new space, it was important to use technology to our advantage. 


Expertly chosen smart elements contribute to the comfort and care of our patients at Water Tower Family Dental.


Our GALILEOS ComfortPLUS takes 3D images (pictured here) that allow us more predictability in procedures like dental implant surgery.

Our laboratory is custom fitted in order to increase efficiency and turnaround time.

Our rooms are updated with monitors to help patients understand their procedures and results. 


Whether your visit is for a routine checkup or having your wisdom teeth extracted our aim is to provide you with the most advanced and sincere care possible.