Dr. Athar was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. After attending Benedictine University to obtain her bachelor’s in biology and chemistry, she obtained her dental Doctorate at UIC. She has been practicing for 7 years and is passionate about staying up to date on the newest advances in dentistry with hundreds of hours of continuing education. Dr. Athar’s priority is to make patients feel safe and welcome and get them involved in their care. In her free time, Dr. Athar loves to play golf, cook, and volunteer in her community with friends and family. Dr. Athar resides in Elk Grove Village with her husband and their Jack Russel Terrier.