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Dr. Sam Dauahera, Chicago Dentist

Edgebrook Dental Associates

Fischer & Dauahera

 5131 W. Devon Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60646
(773) 631-8717

About Us


Dr. Sam Dauahera, BDS, DDS, MICOI, MAAIP

Dr. Dauahera graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry International Student Program (ISP) near the top of his class Completing his second degree in Dentistry. Initially, he started his dental career in 1994 where he received a Bachelor`s Degree in Dental surgery (BDS). In early 2012, Dr Sam took over our 5131 W Devon office after the retirement of Dr Martin Lapidus DDS, who established this practice many years ago, this office being one of the very first offices to open in the Edgebrook neighborhood of Chicago.

Dr. Sam has attended many advanced training courses by world renowned Dental educators including:

  • Osstem (Hiossen) Dental Implantsmanufacturers. In early 2019, Osstem has emerged as the largest dental implant manufacturer in the World.
  • Completed extensive training on live patients by the Implant manufacturer Blue Sky Bio. Covering broad training on the use of Bone Piezo star XP surgical system and its applicationsin Block bone harvesting and grafting.
  • Underwent extensive Training in the applications of 3D Cone Beam x-ray units by Sirona-Germany, and 3D guided implant surgery.
  • 3D printing of large block bone grafts to treat individuals with large bony defects by Switzerland-Based Straumann Implants manufacturer.
  • Advanced Root canal training coursesby Dentsply Sirona, A world leader in endodontic instruments manufacturing.
  • Member of “DentalXp.com”,gIDE online libraryand the gIDE Dental Academy.


Dr Dauahera was granted the following awards that illustrate our office commitment to excellence in Implant and General Dentistry:

  • Fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantology (FICOI)
  • Fellowship of the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics (FAAIP)
  • Mastership of the International Congress of Oral Implantology (MICOI)
  • Mastership of the American Academy Of Implant Prosthodontists (MAAIP)
  • Fellowship of the Live Implant Training Institute (LIV)




Dr. Reinhold Fischer, DDS

Dr. Fischer received his BS in biology at the University of Illinois Chicago Circle. He attended Loyola University School of Dentistry where he received his doctor of dental surgery degree. He has been at this location since 1982. He is proficient in all areas of General Dentistry and willing to offer alternative treatment plans to fit the patients needs. The experience he has allows him to understand his patients’ needs and combine that with treatment options that will afford the patient "their ideal treatment plan."








Rhea, Office Coordinator
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“I have worked in dentistry for over 40 years. Some of my interests include gardening, my cats, turtles, and fish and of course, husband! I appreciate each and every patient and I am always ready to provide prompt and courteous service with a smile!”








Chelsea, Registered Dental Hygienist


Ronnie, Dental Assistant



Iwona, Dental Assistant

Iwona is a Dental Assistant with over 10 years experience and tenure at our office.  Her experience, knowledge and good nature are exceptional assets that she possesses.  She has the ability to put these qualities to good use as shown by how she always offers to lend a 'helping hand' to the entire staff and her interactions with patients to help them to be comfortable and have a pleasant dental experience.  She enjoys working with both the young and old.  A true "People Person".

Iwona is knowledgeable in all of the procedures we currently employ.  She is particularly adept in teaching patients about good Dental Habits that will last a lifetime.

Iwona's personal interests include: Her family; Husband and 2 daughters.  She enjoys being outdoors with her family and they are active in their community.  They make their home in the northwest suburbs.





Vanity, Dental Assistant

A desire to learn the latest advancements in dental care and technology are what first attracted Vanity to Edgebrook Dental Associates. A native of Chicago, Vanity attended several midwinter Chicago dental meetings to expand her dental knowledge and training.

Vanity’s interest in Implant dentistry make her a perfect fit for our office. Her gentle nature makes her a favorite with patients and her fellow team members. Vanity brings several years of general dentistry experience to her role. She loves the opportunity to work with the leading technology that Clear Correct (Clear Braces) and Implant Dentistry create.








Lucky, Our very special “Front desk helper”

Lucky has joined our office this June 2015 at the age of 9 weeks old, that is equal to about 3 human years. He is a baby Bichon Frise puppy. His favorite thing to do is to pose for pictures with our patients/children that have no cavities to post on our “No-cavity Club” wall. He is super friendly, LOVES being around children and is available "on request" and some other days.

On his free time out of the office, he likes short walks on sunny days and can`t resist any puppy treats!