A Friendly Dental Home For Every Child

We understand that children are not just small adults and they are not always able to be patient and cooperative during dental procedures. As pediatric dentists, we know how to examine and treat children in ways that make them as comfortable as possible. We offer a wide range of treatment options, as well as expertise and training to care for your child's teeth, gums, and mouth, in order to provide a team-approach to caring for your child.

What Is A Pediatric Dentist?

Pediatric dentists are dedicated to the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years. They have the experience and qualifications to care for a child's teeth, gums, and mouth throughout the various stages of childhood.

Our Practice

Working as a team, Dr. Herer, Dr. Patenio and Dr. Mahmoud strive to provide the highest quality of care for all patients that walk through the doors. All of the doctors in our practice have completed four years of dental school, followed by at least two years of residency training in dentistry for infants, children, teens, and children with special needs.

We would formally like to welcome Dr. Anu Krishnamurthy to our practice! 20160812_075313

Dr. Anupama Krishnamurthy was born and raised in India where she completed her Bachelors of Dental Surgery Degree.  She moved to the U.S. to continue her education at the University of California, San Francisco where she graduated with a DDS Degree.  She then attended the University of the Pacific where she completed her Advanced Education in General Dentistry program.  Dr. Anu spent a few years practicing in the San Francisco Bay area as a general dentist where she developed a passion for serving patients with special health care needs.  This passion encouraged her to move to Florida to obtain her advanced education in the field of Pediatric Dentistry at the NYU – Lutheran Medical Center.  During her training in Pediatric Dentistry, she was the Chief Resident leading her team in providing high quality dental care to the young residents of Tampa, Fl.  Dr. Anu also took the time to be a part of the Special Smiles Program for the Special Olympics, providing comprehensive oral health care information and screening to participating athletes.

Dr. Anu is fluent in 5 languages!  She enjoys traveling around the world and experiencing new cultures and cuisines.  She especially loves Burmese and Eritrean food and in her spare time enjoys listening to Bollywood music.  Dr. Anu, her husband and her 4 year old son, Ari, are excited to have moved to the suburbs of Chicago and to continue her journey in Pediatric Dentistry.