I consider it an honor and privilege to be able to have a positive impact on so many people’s lives. For the past 21 years, I have built some amazing relationships while creating healthy, beautiful smiles. I enjoy helping change people’s attitude towards dentistry and show them that it can actually be an enjoyable experience. Our office provides a very personal touch and makes each person’s experience special. We love to have fun and celebrate their success.
I attended the University of Iowa, earning my Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 1991. I completed advanced training in hospital and trauma dentistry at Loyola University Medical Center during my General Practice Residency in 1992. Since then, I have completed numerous continuing education courses and programs, and have become a member of several professional organizations, including:
Certificate in IV Sedation, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY, 2004
Certificate in Dental Implants and Prosthetic Implant Restoration, Misch Implant Institute at Temple University, 2005
Certified by the Academy of Laser Dentistry, 2007
International Congress of Oral Implantologists, 2005
Cosmetic Dentistry training for Advanced Dental Studies, Las Vegas Institute
Invisalign® Premier Provider
Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
Mini Implant Certification, Temple University, 2004
Six Month Smiles® Cosmetic Braces Certified, 2010
Academy of General Dentistry
American Dental Association
Illinois State Dental Society
Will County Dental Society
Chicago Dental Society
I am a lifelong Joliet/Shorewood resident. My wife, Lyn, and I have three children, Nina, Robbie, and Jackson, and 2 pug dogs Momo & Lilly. In my free time, I enjoy a variety of outdoor sports.
I am also active in my community as a past Board of Directors member of the Shorewood Area Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce, and a volunteer with the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic.