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Dr. Ajay Das, Owner/Dentist

Dentist Shorewood Dr Das

Dr. Ajay Das, the owner of Dental Design Studio, is a seasoned dentist with a wealth of experience in the field. He embarked on his dental journey in 1997 and has since earned prestigious credentials, including a BDS from SDMCDS in 2002, an MS in Clinical Research from NYU in 2007, and a DDS from NYU in 2010. Dr. Das is a proud member of esteemed dental organizations such as the ADA, ISDS, and CDS.

In his role as a dentist, Dr. Das finds immense joy in witnessing the transformation of his patients’ smiles and the newfound confidence it brings them. He believes in simplifying dental care and communication, ensuring that his patients have a straightforward and comfortable experience at Dental Design Studio.

Beyond dentistry, Dr. Das has a vibrant personal life. He has a passion for singing and computer games, and he enjoys showcasing his culinary skills in the kitchen. Dr. Das is a family man, married to Dr. Soty Antony, and together they have a delightful daughter named Diya Das. Working at Dental Design Studio feels like being part of a close-knit family for Dr. Das, where everyone goes the extra mile to create a welcoming and comfortable environment.

JoAnne, Registered Dental Hygienist

JoAnne is one of the dedicated Registered Dental Hygienist at Dental Design Studio. With a career spanning back to 1982, JoAnne has been committed to providing the best preventative care and guidance to our patients.

What makes JoAnne exceptional is her unwavering dedication to patient well-being. She enjoys building relationships with our patients, getting to know them on a personal level, and delivering quality care. JoAnne is known for her caring and friendly demeanor, which puts our patients at ease during their visits. Her focus is on not only maintaining oral health but also ensuring that our patients leave with smiles on their faces.

Outside of the dental office, JoAnne and her family share a passion for sports, including being fans of the White Sox, Bears, and Notre Dame. They also celebrate their Irish heritage with enthusiasm. JoAnne’s fulfillment comes from helping patients achieve better oral health and happiness with their smiles. At Dental Design Studio, she’s an integral part of a team dedicated to providing top-notch dental care and making every patient’s experience a positive one.

Lisa C., Dental Assistant

Lisa entered the dental field in 1998, and she’s been dedicated to providing comfort and care ever since. She is genuinely dedicated to patient well-being. By getting to know her patients and their families, Lisa creates a comfortable and friendly atmosphere that eases any fears associated with dental visits.

Lisa understands that many patients feel uneasy about dental procedures, and her mission is to change that perception. Lisa enjoys the diversity of procedures and the uniqueness of each patient she encounters. Her approach is rooted in listening and building personal connections. 

Beyond her role, Lisa cherishes family time with her two children and four grandchildren. She and her husband share a love for sports and live music, often enjoying dinner outings with friends. Lisa finds fulfillment in helping people through the essential services provided at Dental Design Studio, where she strives to make every visit as comfortable as possible for her patients.

Lisa D., Office Manager

Lisa D Office Manager

Lisa, our Office Manager at Dental Design Studio, brings a wealth of experience and a warm, friendly demeanor to our team. With a passion for helping patients navigate the often complex financial and insurance aspects of their dental treatment, she plays a pivotal role in ensuring our patients receive the care they need while minimizing any financial stress.

Entering the field in 2017, Lisa quickly established herself as a valuable asset to our practice. She enjoys interacting with patients and takes genuine interest in their lives, whether it’s hearing about their families, travels, or other adventures. This personal touch makes her not only an efficient Financial Coordinator but also someone patients look forward to connecting with during their visits.

In her personal life, Lisa is a proud mother of three grown children and two grandsons. She also shares a deep passion for Notre Dame football, making South Bend, Indiana, her favorite destination during football season. Working alongside Dr. Das and the compassionate team at Dental Design Studio, Lisa finds fulfillment in helping patients achieve their dental goals while providing exceptional care. Her dedication to the practice and her warm, caring nature make her an invaluable member of our team.

Alejandra, Dental Assistant

Alejandra has been committed to helping patients achieve healthy smiles since 2015. With a strong foundation in dental assisting and certifications in prophylaxis and sealants, she brings both expertise and passion to her role. Working at the dental office, she takes pride in contributing to a supportive and caring environment, helping patients feel more comfortable and confident with their smiles.

In her daily work, Alejandra finds immense satisfaction in aiding patients on their journey to optimal oral health. She is known for her ability to make genuine connections with those she meets, fostering a comfortable and trusting environment. Her approach is centered on personalized care, ensuring each patient feels understood and valued, which has earned her a reputation for creating a positive dental experience.

Outside of her professional life, Alejandra enjoys spending quality time with her family and exploring various hobbies. Her personal interests and warm personality further enhance her ability to relate to patients on a personal level.

Bathshawah, Dental Assistant


Bathshawah is a skilled and dedicated dental professional known for her friendly and polite demeanor. With an educational background from Wilbur Wright College and Madison Area Technical College, she has built a solid foundation in dental assisting, complemented by certifications in coronal polishing, sealants, and CPR. Recognized for her academic excellence as a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Bathshawah has been contributing to the dental field since 2014.

At the dental office, Bathshawah thrives in an environment surrounded by a hardworking and supportive team. She finds great joy in her role, particularly in the collaborative spirit and dedication to exceptional dental care that defines her workplace. Her ability to connect with clients and make them feel at ease has made her a valued member of the team, and she is committed to ensuring each patient receives the best possible care. Bathshawah’s commitment to excellence in dental care and her genuine interest in her patients’ well-being make her an integral part of the team.

Outside of our dental office, Bathshawah is an adventurous and outgoing individual who loves to explore nature. She enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors, where she finds relaxation and inspiration. Her passion for nature and her friendly, engaging personality further enhance her ability to relate to patients and create a welcoming atmosphere in the dental office.

Leslie, Dental Hygienist

Leslie is known for her easy-going nature and great sense of humor. She began her career in dental hygiene in 2007, and she has since developed a deep passion for patient interactions. Her ability to connect with patients and make them feel comfortable is a hallmark of her approach, ensuring that every visit is a positive and engaging experience.

At Dental Design Studio, Leslie thrives in an environment that prioritizes cleanliness and high-quality dental care. She values the solid dental work provided by Dr. Das, and she takes pride in contributing to an office that upholds such high standards. Her approachable demeanor and knack for making patients feel at ease have made her a beloved member of the team, and her patients appreciate her blend of professionalism and humor.

Outside of work, Leslie enjoys a rich family life with her husband, son, two dogs, and a cat. An avid reader, she often finds solace in a good book when she’s not spending quality time with her family. Her love for reading and her pets are just a few of the ways she relaxes and recharges.

Faith, Registered Dental Hygienist


Faith brings a blend of thoroughness and gentleness to her role. After graduating magna cum laude with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from Prairie State College, she entered the field in 2020. She finds great joy in helping patients improve their oral health, ensuring each visit is both effective and comfortable.

At Dental Design Studio, Faith appreciates the supportive and friendly environment fostered by her colleagues and Dr. Das. She values the team’s collaborative spirit and Dr. Das’s knowledgeable and genuine personality. This positive workplace culture enables Faith to provide exceptional care to her patients, who appreciate her meticulous yet gentle approach to dental hygiene.

Outside of work, Faith enjoys a vibrant family life with her husband, seven-year-old son, and two cats. The family loves spending time outdoors, engaging in activities like fishing, hiking, and visiting the beach. This love for the outdoors helps Faith stay balanced and energized.