Secure Dental - Indiana, Illinois, & Iowa

Meet Our Doctors

Davenport, IA

Davenport, IA

Moline, IL

Moline, IL

East Peoria, IL

East Peoria, IL

East Peoria, IL

Schaumburg & Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL & Lake Station, IN

Chicago, IL & Hammond, IN

Portage, IN

Dr. Nazish Jafri, CEO & Founder

Dr. Nazish Jafri, DDS, is a highly accomplished dentist, mentor, and business owner. After graduating from NYUCD in 2011, she has since become a respected leader in the dental industry. Dr. Jafri is the owner, CEO, and operator of Secure Dental, a leading dental service provider with 11 offices across state lines. With over a decade of experience in managing and growing successful businesses, she has established herself as an expert in the dental industry.

Dr. Jafri’s commitment to providing top-quality dental care has earned her a reputation as a skilled and knowledgeable dentist. She is deeply passionate about mentoring the next generation of dental professionals and is widely recognized for her dedication to helping them achieve their goals. Through her leadership and expertise, Dr. Jafri has made a significant impact on the dental industry, and her passion for helping others is an inspiration to many.

As the owner and CEO of Secure Dental, Dr. Jafri has built a strong reputation for providing exceptional dental care services to patients across different states. Her mission is to ensure that her patients receive the highest quality of dental care in a safe and comfortable environment. With her commitment to excellence, Dr. Jafri has earned the trust and loyalty of her patients and is considered one of the most trusted dental professionals in the industry. You can learn more about Dr. Jafri and her dental services by visiting

Dr. Noel Liu, CEO & Founder

Noel Liu, a graduate of NYU College of Dentistry, is a highly skilled and compassionate general dentist and co-founder of Secure Dental with multiple locations.  With years of experience in the field, Dr. Liu has established a reputation as a trusted and knowledgeable dental professional.
In addition to his dental practices, Dr. Liu is also very passionate about mentoring and guiding his associate doctors in their transition from students to clinicians.  He has built a successful framework for model, mimic, and mastery flow to help them achieve their personal, professional, and financial goals and efficiencies.

Dr. Daniel Kang, DDS

Dr. Daniel Daewong Kang is an associate dentist at Secure Dental’s Davenport office. Prior to joining Secure Dental’s team, Dr. Kang completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Kang was awarded the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Award in 2019 while attending NYU. He is committed to providing his patients with quality care and enjoys relieving them of their pain. When Dr. Kang is not in the office, he is usually playing video games, working out, or reading.

Dr. Naru Kang, DDS

Dr. Naru Kang is an associate dentist with Secure Dental’s Davenport office. He has been with Secure Dental since 2019, where he offers his patients same-day treatment, including implants, root canals, and extractions. Dr. Kang is passionate about the dental field and enjoys helping his patients by designing treatment plans tailored specifically to their needs. He graduated from New York University in 2019 with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery, graduating Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Kang was also awarded the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Student Award for demonstrating the most interest academically and clinically in implant dentistry. When Dr. Kang is not in the office, he enjoys reading, relaxing, and sleeping.

Dr. Sangin Lim, DDS

Dr. Sangin Lim is an associate dentist at Secure Dental’s Moline office. He has dedicated the last 2 years at Secure Dental to making patients smile by restoring their smiles. For Dr. Lim, getting the chance to improve his skills is the most rewarding part of his role. Before joining the Secure Dental team, he earned his doctoral degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2020. Outside of the office, Dr. Lim enjoys playing tennis, table tennis, and watching movies.

Dr. Sophie Kim, DDS

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Dr. Carmen Li, DDS

An associate dentist and member of the East Peoria team, Dr. Carmen Li has been a dentist with Secure Dental for 4 years. In addition to her time at Secure Dental, Dr. Li has 14 years of experience in dentistry. As a seasoned dentist, Dr. Li is passionate about helping patients and working with her team. She is a proud alumna of the University of Connecticut, where she received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2012. She loves to travel and spends her spare time watching tv.

Dr. Kevin Lee, DDS

Dr. Kwang Lim Lee (Dr. Kevin Lee) is a dentist at Secure Dental’s East Peoria office and has been there for 1 year. He attended New York University College of Dentistry, where he was admitted into the BA/DDS accelerated dental program. This program allowed him to finish both his Bachelor’s in Biology and Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 7 years, instead of the traditional 8+ years. After graduating, Dr. Lee received a certificate for completing a role as a provider in the Advanced Comprehensive Care Team at NYUCD. He has enrolled in and received various continuing education certificates in implant dentistry, third molar extraction, clear aligners, and sleep apnea. Outside of the office, Dr. Lee enjoys playing golf and hopes to travel to Pebble Beach soon to play a round there.

Dr. Sarah Choi, DDS

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Dr. Eddie Gonzalez, DDS

Dr. Eddie Gonzalez is a general dentist who is passionate about dentistry and expanding his skills and knowledge. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from New York University College of Dentistry. On a mission to provide his patients with quality care, he is focused on being personable and down-to-earth, giving him the title of “the cool dentist” from his younger patients.

Dr. Sunhee Lee, DDS

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Dr. Kunmin Roo, DDS

A General Dentist at Secure Dental’s Lake Station and Chicago offices, Dr. Kunmin Roo is known by his patients for his excellent chairside manner. From his service to his humor, he can be credited with providing exceptional care and creating a welcoming environment for his patients and staff. Dr. Roo is an alumnus of SUNY Stony Brook, where he completed his undergraduate studies, and New York University, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. In his free time, he enjoys both watching and playing sports, as well as spending time with his acquaintances.

Dr. Jonathan Phen, DMD, MMS

Dr. Jonathan Phen is a dedicated dentist based at our Hammond and Foster Ave location, with a deep passion for dentistry and a commitment to continuous learning and skill development. He holds a Bachelor’s of Art from University of Florida, Master’s of Medical Science, and Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. While in college, Dr. Phen served as the Vice President of LECOM’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Club and Research Group, showcasing his active involvement in academic and professional pursuits. He is a proud member of the Illinois State Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Academy of General Dentistry. In his leisure time, Dr. Phen enjoys playing the piano and stays informed about the latest advancements in artificial intelligence and medical technology. His diverse interests also include writing, general wellness, and personal fitness. Outside of work, Dr. Phen shares his home with two feline companions, Bonnie and Clyde.

Dr. Melissa Yousefi, DMD

Dr. Melissa Yousefi is an associate dentist for Secure Dental’s Hammond office. Driven by her compassion for her patients, she takes pride in providing the best possible care to patients, especially those with previous traumatic dental experiences and severe anxiety. Dr. Yousefi holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, cooking, and planning exciting travels

Dr. Lunan Shao. DDS

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