Dr. Mazar Shuaipaj graduated with a degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loyola University of Chicago College of Dental Surgery in 1991. He is a lifelong avid seeker of knowledge and pursues hundreds of hours of continuing education yearly with special emphasis on aesthetic and restorative dentistry.
Dr. Mazar Shuaipaj is a member of many professional organizations including the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Erika Macias
Dentistry is about creating healthy mouths, beautiful smiles, and happy patients.” – Dr. Erika Macias
“My mission is to provide the highest quality of dental care to all patients by treating everyone with compassion, empathy, respect, and honesty”.
Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from The University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Movement Science The University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL
Continuing Education and Professional Memberships
Dr. Macias-Serna is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), Hispanic Dental Association and the Illinois State Dental Society. She is currently working toward Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD).
Dr. Macias is fluent in English and Spanish. She loves to work with the Hispanic community because she identifies with them and she wants to reduce some of the health disparities that existing within her community due to the language barrier.
Life & Hobbies
“When I am not practicing dentistry, I love to spend time with my beautiful twins, Alexander and Cassandra and my supportive husband, Francisco. We love to play sports such as soccer and volleyball. Also, we love to ride our bicycles every time the weather permits. I also love to spend quality time with my mother and siblings who are very close to me.
Hello! my name is Martha. I have been working at this practice for about 20 years. I know what your thinking and yes that is a long time. However it has been truly a pleasure working here and I wouldn’t leave for anything. My job is making sure my incredible patients leave with a great/ clean smile and a better understanding of their oral hygiene needs. Outside of work, I love to watch movies and go shopping with family and friends.
Hello, my name is Elizabeth. I have been working in the dental field for about 4 years. Just over a year ago I decided to join Alsip Dental Center! I could not have asked for a better dental family. My job here is to help make everyone’s smile look perfect. I am currently working as a full-time chair side assistant to Doctor. I am bilingual in Spanish and English, i am super friendly and very easy going. My favorite thing to do outside of work is going to the movies and spending quality time with my family!
Hello everyone my name is Denise. I have been in the dental field for about 5 years now, and have been working at Alsip Dental Center for the last 2 of those 5 years. I work at the front desk and deal with the technical side of things in the office. Fun fact, Yes, I am going to school for Dental Hygiene. I am sooo looking forward to working on the clinical side of the business. Out of work I like to go on field trips.
My name is Melissa. I am a dental assistant for Dr. Mazar. I have been assisting for Dr. Mazar for more than 15 years. I really wouldn’t want to work with anybody else or do anything different. I truly believe this has been the best 15 years of my life. I have a 4 year old son and he is my world and my reason for everything I do. My absolute most favorite to do to unwind are jigsaw puzzles. I LOVE to cut a rug every now and then too.
Hello my name is Xiomara, I’ve been working in the dental field for 2 years now. About a year ago I joined Alsip Dental Center’s team and it’s the best decision I’ve made! I love the team and especially the doctors. I enjoy taking care of the patients when they come in for their cleanings, I like seeing them happy and satisfied. When I’m not at work I love spending time with my son and family.