Endodontist - Chicago, IL
Get to Know
Dr. Sheetal Kalokhe
Dr. Kalokhe has been practicing for 15 years, and she loves how intricate endodontic care is. It’s endlessly fascinating for her, and she uses the latest techniques and technology to help her patients get out of pain fast and keep their teeth with gentle root canal therapy. If you ever need to be treated by her, she’ll change the way you think about root canals! But first, you can start getting to know her below.
Why Did You Want to Become a Dentist?
Since she was a child, Dr. Kalokhe was always amazed by how complex but synchronized the human body is. Biology was one of her favorite subjects in school, and when it was time to choose a career, she considered both medicine and dentistry. She ultimately chose to become a dentist because it would enable her to interact more directly with her patients while also allowing for a healthier work-life balance.
Where Did You Study Dentistry?
Dr. Kalokhe earned her dental degree at the Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital back in her native India, and she went on to obtain her master's in endodontics at Case Western Reserve University. Today, she keeps herself up to date with the latest advancements in dentistry by attending various continuing education programs and regional endodontic conferences. She is also a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, American Academy of Endodontists, and Chicago Dental Society.
Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?
Dr. Kalokhe and her husband have two lovely daughters, so most of her free time is spent at home. She likes to cook different types of foods, including Indian, Italian, Thai, and more. She is also a trained Indian Classical Dancer and still enjoys teaching dance to little kids as a hobby.