For more than three decades, Dr. Robert Weber has cared for both his patients’ smiles and the Wheaton community. Having raised two daughters himself, the Chicago-area native knows how important a smile can be for an adolescent's self-confidence, inspiring him to straighten teeth in a variety of personalized methods. Invisalign treatments tackle even the most complex cases with sets of clear, customized aligners, with a teen version suitable for their unique needs, and traditional braces range from the self-ligating SPEED System to Incognito braces worn discreetly behind the teeth. Dr. Weber and his staff—which includes his wife, Debbie—stay informed about the latest orthodontic technology by regularly attending continuing-education courses and seminars, and each year, the practice cosponsors an annual Fun Run to support District 200 schools, participates in an annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and awards its own scholarship to two high-school seniors.
Dr. Gregory Calleia—an active member in the Academy of General Dentistry—is a dentist and an inventor. In addition to practicing general and cosmetic dentistry, he also holds a patent for a dental-equipment invention, proving that he is always searching for new-and-improved methods in his field. At The Tooth Repair Shoppe, Ltd, he cares for smiles with a variety of dental treatments that range from cleanings and extractions to root canals, snoring-disorder treatments, and oral-cancer screenings. He also specializes in cosmetic treatments such as teeth whitening and Invisalign clear braces.
When he was a boy in the small town of Mount Olive, Illinois, Dr. David J. Rubis dreamed of being a dentist. Doggedly pursuing his goal, he graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1978 and opened his own practice. Years later, his son, Dr. Joseph Rubis, followed in his footsteps by joining a growing network of dental-care centers headed by Rubis pére. Now, as the network boasts 30 dentists working at 10 locations throughout Chicagoland, Advanced Family Dental & Orthodontics, PC, continues its founder’s mission to provide the best care for patrons' teeth, gums, and crippling need to collect every color of complimentary toothbrush.
Patients at Orland Dental Care feast their eyes on TVs with Netflix access as their teeth soak up the attention of expert staff and highly trained doctors, all skilled in a spectrum of services that spruce up chompers. In addition to cosmetic dentistry, Orland Dental Care also soothes toothaches and seals cavities to keep mouths strong before county swearing bees.
Dr. Javed Bhojani of Distinctive Dental Care considers himself a student of his craft. He's not content to rest on his laurels, riding on his 25 years of experience and education from Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry. He's working on attaining Master level from the Academy of General Dentistry, which requires advanced training in 16 categories of dentistry. Undertaking 1,100 hours of postgraduate education, Dr. Bhojani has gleaned such advanced techniques as dental implants, one-hour root canals, and laser teeth-whitening treatments.
But Dr. Bhojani knows that even the most educated doctor is only as effective as his tools. That's why he outfits his office with some of the most modern dental equipment. Digital bite-wing and panoramic x-rays reveal issues such as cavities while emitting about 80% less radiation than conventional machines. His CEREC computer crafts ceramic crowns to restore damaged teeth in about one hour, which is much less time-consuming than a traditional tooth-coronation ceremony.
Headed by veteran dental professional Dr. Umar Haque, Oak Brook Smiles keeps teeth in top shape with a suite of advanced treatments delivered in a friendly, comfortable setting. With a mouth exam, teeth get a gentle once over, helping uncover signs of gum disease, tooth decay, and calcium-mining operations backed by microscopic robber barons (a $100 value). A cleaning delicately extricates plaque and tartar from besmirched chompers, leaving smiles gleaming happily under the office lights (a $115 value), and x-rays augment the search for mouth troubles (a $135 value).