Nadeem S. Esmail, DDS, MD

An Experienced Maxillofacial Surgeon Supporting
Peoria, Galesburg, and Macomb Patients

Dr. Nadeem Esmail provides exemplary care to Peoria, Galesburg, and Macomb patients as a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Prior to joining AOS, he spent six years in private practice in Seattle. During this time, a significant portion of his work focused on implant dentistry, and his efforts in restoring teeth for hundreds of patients earned him the prestigious Seattle Met “Top Dentist” peer evaluation award two years in a row.

With AOS, Dr. Esmail performs a range of surgical procedures, including dental implant placement, wisdom teeth removal, corrective jaw surgery, and bone grafting. He also helps patients resolve issues related to pathology and trauma, promoting their aesthetics, function, and long-term oral health.

Dr. Esmail’s Approach as a Maxillofacial Surgeon

Several qualities define Nadeem Esmail’s work:

  • Patient-centered. Dr. Esmail strives to provide Peoria, Galesburg, and Macomb patients with confidence in their care. He takes the time to explain his recommendations, customizes treatment plans based on his patients’ needs, and addresses any concerns they may have in a transparent and attentive manner.
  • Dr. Esmail’s calm and gentle demeanor allow his patients to be comfortable and relaxed during their treatment. He utilizes a variety of techniques to create a pleasant experience, reducing his patient’s anxiety.
  • Founded in education. Patients can trust in Dr. Esmail’s skill based in part on his nearly two decades of schooling and practice as a maxillofacial surgeon.

Beyond restorative procedures, Dr. Esmail frequently treats Peoria, Galesburg, and Macomb patients who have sustained an injury or who have other pathology-related needs. As a maxillofacial surgeon, he has experience repairing and reconstructing cleft lips, palate ridge cases, and trauma-based lacerations to the mouth and face.

Dr. Esmail’s background includes certification in the full spectrum of anesthetic options. He offers patients local anesthesia, nitrous oxide (laughing gas), twilight sedation, and general anesthesia. Based on a patient’s overall health, Dr. Esmail can usually administer any of these options on-site at AOS’ offices in Peoria, Galesburg, and Macomb.

Education and Training

Dr. Nadeem Esmail received both his bachelor’s degree and dental degree from the University of Washington. He continued to medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Esmail completed his surgical internship and oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Parkland Hospital and Health Systems in Dallas.

Science, art, and the combination of the two have always interested Dr. Esmail, and he has channeled these interests into his career as a maxillofacial surgeon. This means providing patients with results that are aesthetically pleasing, functionally effective, and durable for years to come. This type of outcome is particularly important for trauma patients. Dr. Esmail also holds certification in life support for advanced trauma and cardiac cases. He chose to pursue this training so that he could serve those in need, especially in times of an emergency.

Leadership and Professional Membership

Dr. Esmail is licensed as a maxillofacial surgeon in three states and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, and American Medical Association. Being connected to and learning from his colleagues promotes the best possible care for his Peoria, Galesburg, and Macomb patients.

Dr. Nadeem Esmail also spends his time supporting academic initiatives and pursuing professional development opportunities. He has contributed to research through the oral and maxillofacial surgery departments at both the University of Texas Southwestern and the University of Washington. In addition, he is a past attendee of the Pikos Institute, where he completed coursework in contemporary soft tissue grafting, and AO North America, during which he studied computer-aided maxillofacial surgery techniques.

About Dr. Esmail

Outside of his work with AOS, Dr. Nadeem Esmail enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He also enjoys a wide range of activities include cycling, running, swimming, scuba diving, reading, and volunteering.

For compassionate care from an expert maxillofacial surgeon, schedule a consultation with Dr. Esmail at our offices in Peoria, Galesburg, or Macomb. Call or contact AOS online.