Uzma Hatia is a dedicated and compassionate dentist serving her patients in Joliet, IL. Dr. Hatia is a member of the American Dental Association and the Illinois State Dental Society. She invites patients to her office at Essington Family Dental Care to receive top-of-the-line dental care; many of Dr. Hatia’s dental consultations are completed in under an hour. Dr. Hatia attended the University of Illinois’ College of Dentistry to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. She has augmented her dental degree with continued education courses in InvisAlign installation, laser dentistry procedures, and aesthetic continuum. Her approach to dental care is to honor the combination of science and art that benefits her patients. Dr. Hatia reflects on Mother Teresa’s observation that “every time you smile at someone, it’s an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”Dr. Hatia is married and has started her family. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, running, hiking, snowboarding, and traveling.