Meet the Doctor

Meet the orthodontic professionals at Smile Gallery Orthodontics. We are proud to offer the best orthodontic care to our patients and look forward to seeing you at your next visit to our orthodontic office.
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Meet Your Orthodontist

Our skilled orthodontic team is here to get the beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. Learn more about our team below, and we look forward to seeing you in the office soon!

Dr. Alena Bukhar


Dr. Alena Bukhar is devoted to providing quality personal orthodontic care. Her gentle and informative approach helps patients to achieve their goals in creating healthy and beautiful smiles.

Dr. Alena earned her dental degree in 2008 in Belarus. After moving to the United States, she continued her study at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, which she graduated from in 2015 with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. While in dental school she discovered her passion for orthodontics and successfully accomplished 3-year specialized training in UIC Orthodontic Residency program, graduating in 2018 with a master’s degree in Oral Sciences.

Dr. Alena constantly improves her knowledge by attending dental conferences and study clubs. Her mission is to provide an excellent orthodontic service using the most recent and advanced techniques.


  • Belarusian State Medical University, Department of Dentistry
  • University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry


  • University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthodontics

Outside of work Dr. Alena enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and playing a game of chess or ping-pong.

Our Mission

Our orthodontic office provides outstanding orthodontic care to all of our patients. Our goal is to keep your smile healthy and bright. Our orthodontic professionals will answer any questions you may have about your treatments, and we will strive to make sure you and your family are comfortable during your entire visit to our office.

Excellence in Orthodontic Care for the Entire Family

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Don’t wait, schedule your appointment with our friendly orthodontic team today and keep your smile healthy and bright.

Orthodontist Near You


5080 N Lincoln Avenue
Lincoln Square, Chicago, IL 60625



Monday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Tuesday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Friday: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM*
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM*
Sunday: Closed

*By Appointment Only


(312) 500-2022