About Your Dentist

Maria Hamidani, DMD

Dentistry allows me the opportunity to be part of a dynamic field and a dynamic team that takes pride in serving others.

My Mission

I strongly feel that successful dentistry begins with patient education and excellent care. Our patients are key players in our care team. I look forward to building long-lasting relationships and helping my patients achieve the best dental experience possible.

Education

Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Hospital Dentistry Residency St. Louis, MO

Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine, Doctorate of Dental Medicine Downers Grove, IL

Benedictine University at Lisle, Undergraduate Degree Lisle, IL

Continuing Education

Dr. Hamidanis residency experience allowed her to treat patients with complex medical needs, both in clinical and operating room settings. She is currently an active member of the Illinois State Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association and Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Hamidani is committed to continuing education in order to remain current with state-of-the-art technology, procedures and materials in dentistry. She enjoys attending Chicago Dental Societys Midwinter Meeting every year, a conference dedicated to networking with dental professionals from over 16 different countries and learning all about the latest professional products and instruments in dentistry.

Life & Hobbies

When she isnt practicing dentistry, Dr. Hamidani enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending quality time with her little sister and adorable nieces. She has been married to husband Azhar for three years. Dr. Hamidani is a native Chicagoan, and shes an avid Bulls fan! She also partakes in amateur photography and photo editing, as well as learning new culinary recipes. Dr. Hamidani enjoys participating and volunteering in community outreach programs, such as Give Kids A Smile and Missouri Mission of Mercy events.

Brenton Soltys, DDS

"I enjoy helping patients regain confidence in their smiles and alleviating oral conditions that affect their lives."

My Mission

To provide the utmost excellence in all phases of dental treatment to my patients.

Education

Originally from Rockford, Illinois, Dr. Soltys graduated valedictorian in 2005 from Rockford Lutheran High School. He attended Marquette University for both his undergraduate education and dental degree. He graduated Cum Laude in 2009 with his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and Magna Cum Laude in 2012 with his Doctorate of Dental Surgery.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Soltys is currently an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Winnebago County Dental Society and Ignite Young Professionals (Component of the Rockford Chamber of Commerce).

Life & Hobbies

When he isn’t practicing dentistry, Dr. Soltys enjoys traveling, attending sporting events, golfing, snow skiing, mountain biking, and exploring all that Rockford has to offer.