Dr. Sima F. Chegini
Doctors' Choice Awards

Dr. Chegini started her dental education in 1989. Graduating in 1993 from Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago. Ranking top 10 in her class and achieving honors. She represented the Loyola University School of Dentistry in the ADA student table clinic competitions. During her time at university, she wrote and published a scientific paper focusing on the research in medical microbiology that causes gum disease.

After graduating from Loyola she completed a year of general practice residency (GPR) at the University of Rochester, NY. Shortly, moving to Boston to work as an associate dentist at a private practice for two years. In 1996 she moved to Seattle for two years working at the University of Washington School of Dentistry where she taught dental students, worked as a lead dentist at community health centers, and completed a six-month fellowship in Dental Education in Care of the Disabled (DECOD).

In 1999, Dr. Chegini settled down in Akron, OH. Establishing Arsmiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry here in Fairlawn. An avid advocate of continual dental education, Chegini started as a clinical instructor at Summa Hospitals General Practice Residency Program in 2008, where she teaches dental residents. Overall, she has invested heavily in the education and training of herself and her team, and for the past 20 years, she has been improving her clinical skills to become a master in dentistry. Providing the best care possible for clients is something of utmost importance to Chegini. Coupling her knowledge with the latest technology is what allows for a seamless experience at Arsmiles. The office is equipped with cutting-edge technology. Continuing Dr. Chegini’s education she has completed advanced courses and many additional hours of training in cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, clear aligner treatment, implant dentures, TMD management, occlusion, pediatric dentistry endodontics, and many more.

Providing a successful and sustainable result, Chegini prides herself on her holistic approach. Making a huge difference when understanding the correlation between dental physiology and occlusion as a whole. This allows for a deeper look into the mouth, looking at an individual problem and how it might affect other issues. This mindset leads to understanding and addressing the root cause of any problem that may arise.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Chegini is married with three children. She enjoys the outdoors and loves walking, running, hiking, and biking in Metro Parks. In the winters she enjoys skiing and appreciates living in Akron which offers all possibilities within close proximity. From the beautiful Metro Parks to its supportive community. She has played the piano for many years and enjoys art, music, and culture. She loves practicing yoga, reading, and listening to audiobooks while on a walk or jog. She has an Australian Shepherd dog and two cats as part of her extended family.