Meet Your Doctors
Tariq Riyal D.D.S, M.P.P
Dentist in Chicago, IL
Dr. Tariq Riyal is a lifelong Chicagoan with a dedication to serving the communities he grew up in. Growing up to working-class parents, his family did not have the luxury of dental insurance and struggled to find a dentist that could adequately address all of their needs. It was this childhood experience that led Dr. Riyal towards the field of dentistry with the hopes of one day being able to provide high-quality, affordable dentistry to anyone who needs it.
Dr. Riyal graduated from the acclaimed UIC College of Dentistry with a Doctorate in Dental Surgery. He has carried out his mission of quality, affordable dentistry throughout dental school and his career. As a student, he was the president of UIC's American Association of Public Health Dentistry (AAPHD), which worked tirelessly to bring free dental care to the homeless and low-income areas.
Dr. Riyal has also participated in extensive training for Oral Surgery, Pediatric Care, and working with special needs patients. An active member of the ADA, ISDS, CDS, AGD, and AAPHD, Dr. Riyal is dedicated to staying at the forefront of the dental field and being among the industry's leaders.
Dr. Riyal and his team have won multiple awards for their dedication to their patients and community.
Thomas Kaminski, D.M.D.
Dr. Thomas Kaminski was born and raised in Park Ridge, IL. He attended Marquette University and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Science and Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove, IL with a Doctorate in Dental Medicine. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency program at the prestigious University of Chicago’s Evanston Hospital he acquired advanced training in all aspects of Dentistry including Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, Endodontics and Pediatrics. Covering Emergency Room call for 4 hospitals, Dr. Kaminski also gained extensive experience with trauma and other dental emergencies.
While working at Evanston Hospital, Dr. Kaminski was awarded multiple service awards for professionalism and quality of care. He believes in giving back to the community and has volunteered his time and dental skills locally and internationally over the years. In his free time, Dr. Kaminski enjoys biking, snowboarding, and being outdoors.