Meet Dr. Qingshan Li, DMD, PhD Board Certified Orthodontist

Hello! I am Dr. Li, an orthodontist with over 25 years’ experience in Orthodontics in the United States, Germany, and China. I’m truly passionate about not only straightening people’s teeth and improving their bite, but also creating beautiful, life-changing smiles!

I had my specialty training in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health (University of Rochester Medical Center) in Rochester, New York and the University of Kiel in Germany. Prior to this, I completed a PhD in Dentistry, as well as postgraduate training in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Kiel. 

Dr. Qingshan Li

Meet Dr. Bin Yang, DMD, PhD Board Certified Prosthodontist

Hi! I’m Dr. Bin Yang, senior specialist dentist at DentArt Chicago. As a trained and board-certified Prosthodontist, I’ve spent over 20 years restoring teeth and smiles, and helping patients like you to feel more confident.

I’ve had patients tell me that before coming to my practice, they suffered from prolonged, unresolved dental problems despite regular dental visits. That’s because the root cause of their problems and related risk factors weren’t identified and assessed. I provide a comprehensive oral exam and risk assessment to identify and understand the root cause of your problems. Because of this, I can then offer effective solutions that cater to your budget—from affordable to high-end.
Having spent 12 years teaching dentistry and 15 years as a clinical researcher in advanced dental materials and engineering (tooth bonding, ceramic restorations, remineralization in early dental caries with bioactive materials, implant dentistry), I understand the development of dental disease, the solid foundation of successful restorations, and their failure mechanism.

Your smile and your health are important to me, so I use advanced diagnostic technology, high quality dental materials, and tailored treatment plans to ensure that you have a safe and comfortable experience. I take an integrated approach to your oral health, and I believe in improving your nutrition, chewing ability, speech, smile, and overall confidence. After all, you aren’t just your teeth, right? . . . Exactly!

Dr. Bin Yang

Meet Dr. Nidhi Shah BDS, MS
Board Certified Periodontist, Implant Surgeon

Dr. Nidhi Shah attended the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, NJ where she received her Master's in Dental Science (MDS) and Certificate in Periodontics in 2014. She is Board Certified with the American Academy of Periodontology and earned her Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from Mumbai, India in 2009.

In the past six years, Dr. Shah worked at multiple private practices across Northern Virginia. She has made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty, including demonstrating a comprehensive mastery of all phases of periodontal disease and treatment and in the placement of dental implants.

She is very enthusiastic about teaching and keeps herself current with continuing education courses and is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) and the American Academy fo Implant Dentistry (AAID).

Dr. Shah believes in providing a comprehensive treatment focused on preserving the periodontium. She is popular among patients for her gentle approach and superior clinical results.

Dr. Shah is passionate about fitness, practicing yoga, traveling and spending quality time with her toddler. She recently moved from the east coast in 2020 with her family and has made Chicago her new home.

Meet Dr. Sai Ramani Krishna Kumar, DMD

I am a 2015 Honors graduate from Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dentistry and a 2011 graduate from Manipal University College of Dental Sciences, India where I was a practicing dentist for three years. I am currently a nationally registered EMT in US and graduated with Honors as a Combat Medic with the US Army reserve, where I've been serving since 2016.

I believe in the top-down management based on patient's comprehensive dental/oral needs, starting with educating patients on the prevention and etiology of oral disease, comprehensive dental treatment and regular recall maintenance. A good doctor-patient relationship leads to a stronger dental IQ and healthy hygiene habits in patients. 

Having completed continuing education courses involving root canal treatment, crown lengthening and crown preparation procedures, in the past 8-year practice, I have much experience working with both children and adults performing complex procedures under local anesthesia including the extraction of wisdom teeth.

Dr. Sai Ramani Krishna Kumar

Meet Dr. Lu Li, DMD, PhD Dentist

Hello! I am Dr. Lu Li, graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry.  I have been practicing in general dentistry and endodontics for more than 5 years. Patient-centered dental care and overall health are my top priorities. I am caring and passionate to educate and provide patients with comfortable dental care at DentArt Chicago.  I love to help you understand your unique oral health and dental situation and offer you the treatment options to meet your needs to improve your oral health under a relaxed environment. 

I also enjoy drawing, sports and travelling with my family in my free time.


Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), University of Illinois, Chicago
Joint Ph.D. of Oral Biology, Tulane University, New Orleans
Ph.D. of Dentistry & Oral Biology, Wuhan University, China
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Central South University, Xiangya School of Medicine, China

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At DENTArt Chicago, we combine our extensive training, state-of-the-art techniques, and a patient-centered approach to dentistry to make your visit as comfortable and effective as possible. Our dentists are members of many important dental organizations, including:

  • American College of Prosthodontists
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Academy of General Dentistry

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