Meet Our Team
Ned L. Savide, D.D.S.
Dr. Ned Savide has been a practicing pediatric dentist in the Palos Heights area since 1981. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loyola University and his postgraduate degree in his specialty from the University of California Los Angeles.
From 2001-2006, Dr. Savide was elected to the Board of the Academy of Pediatric Dentists, serving one year as president. He is continually active in the Academy which strives to provide better dental care for all children. Dr. Savide is on staff at both Hope Childrens and Palos Hospitals. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. Dr. Savide has earned the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Savide and his wife, Deanne, have two adult children, Laurel and Lee. He participates on many committees in his parish and enjoys golfing and spending time at his lake home.
Saleem Siddiqui, D.D.S.
Dr. Saleem Siddiqui joined our practice the summer of 2013. Native to Chicago, Dr. Sal received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from New York University in 2007 and his post graduate degree in his specialty from St. Barnabas Hospital in New York.
He completed his residency at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ, where he was Chief GPR and developed his interest in treating special needs and developmentally delayed patients. After completing his residency, he moved back to the Chicagoland area and worked at Milestone Dental Clinic in Rockford, IL and Crusader Community Health Center. It was there he realized his desire to become a pediatric dentist. Dr. Siddiqui is Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry in the State of Illinois.
In his spare time, Dr. Sal enjoys biking, jogging, and maintaining a healthy life style.
With many years of combined experience, we will work with your child to make every visit a successful one.
Front Desk: Pauline, Mary and Tracy
Dental Assistants: Linda, Stephanie, Chrissy and Andrea
Hygienists: Sandy and Brittany
Deanne, our Dental Health Educator
Deanne, a former teacher, has a Master's in Education and is responsible for Community Outreach requests. She will go to local schools to give talks on dental health. She will also help Scout troops work on their badges for Dental Health, and lead tours here in the office for children's groups. Deanne can help you with everything from setting up a health fair to talking to mothers about perinatal and infant oral health. Please contact the office for more information.