Meet The Team

Meet Peter O. Cabrera, DDS


  • Chicago Periodontist - Peter O. Cabrera, DDS

    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL - Bachelor of Arts

  • University of Illinois Dental School, Chicago, IL - Bachelor of Science in Dentistry

  • University of Illinois Dental School, Chicago, IL - Doctor of Dental Surgery

  • Northwestern University Dental School, Chicago, IL - Specialist in Periodontics

  • Lurie Children's Hospital, Chicago, IL - Department of Surgery - Affiliate Staff

  • Illinois Society of Periodontists - President

  • Midwest Society of Periodontology - President

  • University of Illinois College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL - Adjunct Lecturer 

A native of Havana, Cuba, Dr. Cabrera graduated from St. Patrick High School in Chicago; He completed his undergraduate education at Northwestern University in Evanston and received his Bachelor of Science in Dentistry and Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees from the University of Illinois. Dr. Cabrera completed his specialty residency in Periodontics at Northwestern University Dental School.

Since Dr. Cabrera began his practice, he has developed various surgical approaches. His work has been featured in several journals including the Journal of the American Dental Association, The Canadian Dental Journal and The Chicago Dental Society Review. Dr. Cabrera's article on Connective Tissue Grafting was one of the first gum grafting articles ever written for the general population instead of dental specialists. You can view it online HERE or download it HERE.

Dr. Cabrera lectures both nationally and internationally. His presentations include The American Academy of Periodontology, The Mexican Academy of Periodontics, The Illinois Society of Periodontists, the Minnesota Dental Society (Northeastern Branch, Rochester, MN), The Mexican Academy of Pediatric Dentists, The American Academy of Pediatric Dentists and several universities including The University of Illinois in Chicago, Case Western in Cleveland, Ohio, University of Missouri - Kansas City and the University of Barcelona in Spain. He has been on the staff of The Children’s Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery, division of Dentistry for over 25 years. In order to provide our patients with the best care, Dr. Cabrera is constantly involved in continuing education, both as a participant and an instructor.

In addition to being a member of several state and local societies, Dr. Cabrera’s organization memberships include: American Dental Association, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago Dental Society, The Illinois Society of Periodontists (President 1993-1994) and the Midwest Society of Periodontology (President 2012-2013).

When not helping his patients Dr. Cabrera enjoys his family, nature and photography.

Meet Dr. Bahareh Sabzehei, D.D.S., M.S.

Dr. Bahareh Sabzehei is a periodontist and implant surgeon who attended the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) degree in 2005.  Following her general dental training, Dr. Sabzehei completed a three-year post-graduate residency program in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During her residency program she also earned Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Oral Sciences. Her research focused on the effect of sex hormones on wound healing.

Prior to finding her calling as a periodontist, Dr. Sabzehei completed 3 years of medical school. Her medical background gives her an unusual perspective in managing patients with medically complex issues. 

Dr. Sabzehei has obtained the highest recognition for a specialist in the field of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry by becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Implant Surgery. 

She practiced in Chicago from 2008-2012. During this time she was also a faculty member at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

In 2012 her family moved to Orlando where she resumed her clinical practice. In addition to her private practice of Periodontics and Implant Surgery, she was invited to be a faculty member at the University of Florida. During her time in Florida, her focus of practice was comprehensive implant reconstruction, specifically All On Four treatment, commonly known as teeth in a day. 

In 2017 Dr. Sabzehei and her family returned home to Chicago. Since that time, Drs. Sabzehei and Cabrera have collaborated on a number of cases to achieve the best results for their patients. 

Dr. Sabzehei is passionate about delivering excellent patient care and treats all of her patients with courtesy and respect . She is an active member of several dental societies including The American Academy of Periodontology, The Midwest Society of Periodontology, The Illinois Society of Periodontists and The Academy of Osteointegration.  Dr. Sabzehei is actively involved in continuing education as both a participant and a lecturer.

Dr. Sabzehei lives in Chicago with her husband (Molecular Pathologist Dr. Omid Rouhi ) and two children.  When not helping her patients, Dr. Sabzehei enjoys spending time with her family, outdoor activities and painting.

About Our Team

Excellent care can only be delivered with an outstanding support team. For over 30 years, we have cultivated great relationships with the finest medical and dental professionals. We all work in a collective environment to make sure our patients are treated with care and respect. Our staff is dedicated to helping you with your every dental specialty need. Highly educated and trained in each of their own fields, our team is focused on providing excellent care. Our registered dental hygienists are highly trained to manage periodontal diseases and maintain dental implants. We strive to continue our education and many of our team members have gone on to pursue higher education: 4 former team members are current periodontists and 3 former team members are in dental school. Centered on quality care and your satisfaction, call our office to speak with our team today!

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