Meet The Doctors

Skokie Dentist | North Shore Dentist

Dr. Asher Gelman & Dr. Louis I. Freeman



Dr. Asher Gelman

Dentist, DMD

Born and raised in New York, Dr. Asher Gelman now lives in Skokie with his wife, Rachael, and their four smart, stubborn, and sometimes well-behaved children, Emmett, Livia, Evan, and Margot.

Before following his wife back to her hometown, Dr. Gelman earned his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he was awarded the Academy of Dental Materials Award for Excellence in Scholarship in Dental Materials and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Award for Undergraduate Scholarship. He continued his post-doctorate training in a General Practice Residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, an affiliate hospital of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he gained extensive experience in dental implantology and prosthodontics. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Gelman graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva University with a B.A. in Biology. Dr. Gelman has conducted research in modern aesthetic dental ceramics and presented his research before the International Association of Dental Research. His techniques have been published in the peer reviewed Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Drawn to dentistry both for its creative and technical aspects, Dr. Gelman has a passion for problem solving, cosmetic, and implant dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society, and is committed to lifelong learning through continuing education.

Dr. Louis I. Freeman

Dentist, DDS

Dr. Louis I. Freeman received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University Dental School in 1980. Since completing his education, Dr. Freeman has provided Skokie, Il, and the north shore community, with friendly and thorough family dentistry. Dr. Louis I. Freeman has been practicing dentistry in downtown Skokie, Il, for 32 years, and his experience places an emphasis on prevention and a concern for patient dental health. This Skokie dentist has completed numerous advanced training courses in Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics, Dental Implants, Pediatric Dentistry, fixed Prosthodontics (crown and bridges), and removeable Prosthodontics (dentures and partial dentures).

While emphasizing dental health, Dr. Freeman makes it a priority to get to know patients individually in order to provide for their oral health needs. He firmly believes that establishing a comfortable and caring relationship with his patients is important and looks forward to providing dental care for you and your entire family. Dr. Freeman is an active member of the local north shore community, and lives in Skokie with his three children.