All Perfect Smiles' team—three dentists and one periodontist—collaborates to brighten smiles with a suite of preventive, restorative, and cosmetic procedures. Armed with more than 25 years of dental experience, the staff tend to teeth with cleanings, root canals, whitening treatments, and orthodontia such as Invisalign. The team can also resolve niche issues, ranging from sleep apnea to pediatric dental maladies. Regardless of the treatment, the team’s focus on patient education ensures that, unlike people who eat Pop Rocks, patients always understand what happens in their mouths.
With almost 40 years of dental experience, Dr. Kenneth Rundle boasts skills that stretch from routine checkups and fillings to mini implants and sleep-apnea surgery. And true to his practice's name, Dr. Rundle also offers a host of cosmetic services, including Zoom! whitening, veneers, and Snap-On Smile, a removable arch that covers existing teeth with a line of straight, chip-free teeth. When not in the office, Dr. Rundle and his wife, psychologist Dr. Mercedes Rundle, donate their time and talent to underprivileged communities in Kenya and Honduras.
At Oak Ridge Family Dental, Drs. Victoria Pavletic-Vorderer and Meghan Gaffney combine their years of experience, emphases on preventive care, and up-to-date technology to bolster oral health for the entire family. Before perusing teeth, the dentists first gain thorough understandings of patients by combing through their family histories and discussing the James Bond villains they most relate to. After considering the results of examinations, the doctors help patients devise treatment plans. The staff works to assuage anxious patients with thorough communication and step-by-step explanation of potentially intimidating procedures, such as root-canal therapy, extraction, and the unwrapping of new toothbrushes.
In freshly renovated facilities, general dentist Christopher Pallotto, DDS, treats teeth with skills he's honed all over the nation and alongside oral and maxillofacial surgeon Eric Osmolinski. Membership in a variety of professional organizations helps the experts keep up with emerging dental technologies, such as solar-powered floss. Patients are invited to bring their own iPod to the chair, and complimentary neck pillows and eyewear further boost the comfort factor.
The quartet of dental professionals at American Dental Associates, Ltd. unite a skill set that ranges from general oral care to specializations in endodontics and cosmetic dentistry. Each member of the team brings their own unique personality and approach to their profession, though they share a philosophy of patient education and communication. Before undergoing such dental treatments as implants, oral surgery, or teeth whitening, each client works one-on-one with their doctor to devise a treatment plan that addresses their current dental condition and previous life as a shark.
After graduating from dental school, Dr. Zack Zaibak didn’t open up his own office. Instead, he earned his certification in forensic dentistry from the U.S. Navy and completed a residency in advanced dentistry at Loyola Hospital. These experiences foretold a life of constant professional learning; though he now has an award-winning practice of his own, he completes nearly 100 hours of postgraduate training every year. His extensive knowledge has inspired Fox, ABC, WGN and Univision to feature the dentist on consumer-education segments. Dr. Zaibak is also the author of The Hidden Truth Behind Beautiful Smiles, published in 2011. In Dr. Zaibak's office near the Tinley Park Metra station, patients sip complimentary drinks while watching DVDs, listening to CDs, or reciting the alphabet in massage chairs fitted with neck pillows. While they relax, Dr. Zaibak and his highly trained staff make over their smiles with advanced cosmetic treatments, including Invisalign, whitening, and drill-free veneers.