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Flossmoor & Homewood, IL’s Favorite Top-Rated Dentists

The team at the Center for Dental Excellence is comprised of the best cosmetic dentists in Flossmoor, IL. Dr. Goldberg, Dr. Greenebaum, and Dr. Malone pride themselves on providing the highest quality dental care to patients in and around the Homewood and Flossmoor area.

Flossmoor Dentist Cary Goldberg

Meet Dr. Cary N. Goldberg, D.D.S., Dentist

Dr. Cary N. Goldberg is one of the premier cosmetic dentists in the South Suburbs. Dr. Goldberg received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Northwestern University College of Dentistry in Chicago. Since his graduation, he has maintained a private practice emphasizing comprehensive restorative and cosmetic dentistry in Flossmoor and the south suburbs. Due to Dr. Goldberg’s commitment to excellence in the art and science of creating stunning, beautiful smiles, he has participated in many prestigious postgraduate dental programs with leading international cosmetic dentists.

Dr. Goldberg believes that improving patients’ smiles through conservative cosmetic dental techniques has a positive impact on their overall appearance and self-confidence. His proven skills as a dental craftsman and artistic ability have allowed him to perform smile makeovers with amazing results, developing his reputation as one of the most talented cosmetic dentists in Flossmoor and Homewood, IL.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, Illinois State Dental Society, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the Chicago Dental Society.

If you are looking for a cosmetic dentist in Flossmoor, IL, call our dental office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Goldberg!

Flossmoor Dentist Charles Greenebaum

Meet Dr. Charles J. Greenebaum, D.D.S., Dentist

Dr. Greenebaum established his status as one of the best cosmetic dentists in Northern Illinois after receiving his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago. For the past two decades, he has been using cosmetic dentistry to transform the way Flossmoor patients look and feel, allowing him to have an immeasurable impact on their quality of life.

Dr. Greenebaum believes each of his patients is a unique individual with specific needs. He spends a great deal of time informing and educating his patients so that they have the opportunity to actively participate in their own treatment. Dr. Greenebaum’s caring attitude and his expertise in the areas of dental implants and cosmetic dentistry have allowed his patients to enjoy the smile and confidence they never imagined.

Dr. Greenebaum has an impressive resume that demonstrates his commitment to the ever-changing field of dentistry, specifically the areas of comprehensive restorative dentistry, implant dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. He continues to study and train with the most prominent clinicians in the field.

He is a member of numerous organizations including the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society.

If you are looking for a cosmetic dentist in Flossmoor, IL, call our office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Greenebaum!

Flossmoor Dentist Lynn Malone

Meet Dr. B. Lynn Malone, D.D.S., Dentist

Dr. Malone, another of the top cosmetic dentists at this Flossmoor practice, received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in Bloomington. Since her graduation, she has been in private practice with an emphasis on providing family dental care.

Dr. Malone believes in treating every client with kindness, dignity and respect, and helping each person to determine their own dental future, with her guidance as their personal dental consultant.

Dr. Malone provides treatment from a woman’s perspective in a warm and sincere manner. She takes whatever time is necessary to listen to your concerns and understand your needs. Using her care and knowledge, she then assists and guides her patients toward their unique dental goals. Dr. Malone is committed to your total health and quality of care through education, resolution of disease and restoration to beauty.

She is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society.

If you are looking for a cosmetic dentist in Flossmoor, IL, call our dental office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Malone!

Flossmoor Dentist Witkowski

Meet Dr. Matthew Witkowski, D.D.S., Dentist

Dr. Matthew Witkowski focuses on understanding his patients’ needs and expectations, while providing exceptional oral healthcare in a comfortable environment for all his patients. With training in sedation dentistry, Dr. Witkowski is able to help even those with dental anxiety and create a comfortable experience for all of his patients. He enjoys getting to know each of his patients on a personal level, allowing him to not only understand their dental expectations and knowledge, but their personal interests as well.

Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Dr. Witkowski attended Loyola University in Chicago for his Bachelor’s degree. He then obtained his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine-Illinois. Dr. Witkowski pursued additional post-doctorate residency training in the New York City area with North Shore/Long Island Jewish hospitals. During his residency, he further developed his training working with medically complex patients, where he learned management of dental anxiety and sedation dentistry, management of dental emergencies, including pain and trauma, as well as continuing to refine his skills in general dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, and cosmetics.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Witkowski loves to travel and try new foods. He also enjoys skiing, playing tennis and golf. Being from Detroit, he is an avid Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Lions fans, even though they can’t seem to win these days. He also is a fan of the Chicago Cubs. GO CUBBIES!

He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society.

Flossmoor Dentist Witkowski

Meet Dr. Ellen Dace, Dentist

Dr. Ellen Dace earned her Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology at the University of Illinois and went on to receive both her Master’s in Biomedical Science and her Doctor of Dental Medicine from Midwestern University in Downers Grove. Her desire to become a dentist began at the early age of 6, thanks to wonderful experiences with her family dentist.

Dr. Dace believes the heart and soul of dentistry is individualized patient-centered care and she is committed to serving her patients with compassion and thoroughness. She values patient education and always takes the time to make sure her patients are well informed about their oral health status and needs. Dr. Dace builds relationships with patients based on trust and enjoys making visits fun too. She has even earned the nickname, Dr. Gentle!

What does Dr. Dace love besides dentistry? In addition to music, going to concerts, cooking, baking and trying new restaurants, she loves her cat, Lottie and takes lots of pictures to prove it!

Dr. Dace is a member of the following professional organizations:

  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
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Meet Dr. John Saniat, Periodontist

Dr. John Saniat received both his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and his Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He has a private practice limited to periodontics and is Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Illinois.

Dr. Saniat believes that having healthy gums are the foundation for a great-looking smile. His experience and expertise allow him to treat all forms of gum disease as well as cosmetic problems related to the gums. Dr. Saniat works closely with the restorative dentists on our team to achieve the results both he and his patients will be proud of.

While he often works six days a week, when he is not at the office, Dr. Saniat enjoys spending time with his wonderful family, walking his dogs, being outdoors and working in the yard.

Dr. Saniat is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology, Illinois Society of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and the Wheaton Dental Society.

dr charles bond

Meet Charles Bond, D.M.D., M.S., Orthodontist

Charles Bond, D.M.D., M.S., is an orthodontic specialist having completed 3 additional years of educational training following dental school. One of the most important aspects of Dr. Bond’s treatment philosophy is to create strong bonds with his patients (pun intended) supported with engaging conversations and many laughs, to truly create a unique experience for each patient that walks through the door.


  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences – Virginia Tech
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine – Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
  • Orthodontic Certificate and Master’s in Orthodontics – University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontics
  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois Society of Orthodontists
  • Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity

Outside of the Office

When Dr. Bond is not in the office, you will more than likely find him partaking in a group fitness class, particularly indoor cycling, or walking his French Bulldog, Louis. Dr. Bond also enjoys traveling and exploring new places, any activity that spikes adrenaline, and trying new restaurants and cuisines. Although health and wellness are an integral aspect of Dr. Bond’s lifestyle, he unfortunately can never resist a good movie with his two best friends: Ben and Jerry!

Flossmoor Dentist Witkowski

Meet Erin Petrik, D.D.S., Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Erin Petrik is thrilled to join the experienced team at The Center for Dental Excellence as a pediatric dentist in Flossmoor, IL. She strives to make each appointment enjoyable for kids and their parents. She understands each child is unique and tailors each visit to connect with her patients and build the foundation for a lifetime of happy, healthy smiles.


  • Undergraduate Degree – The University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • DDS – The University of Illinois College of Dentistry – Chicago
  • Residency training – The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Erin is a member of the:

  • College of Diplomates
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society

Dr. Erin is a life-long midwesterner, she was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN and now calls Chicago her “second home.” Outside of the practice, Dr. Erin enjoys being outside. Her favorite way to stay active is by running, and every year she tries to run a marathon — she has run more than 10. Dr. Erin loves talking to kids about animals, so if you have any fun animal stories, please share them!

Flossmoor Dentist Witkowski

Meet Robin Gallardi, BSc(Hon) DDS MS FRCD(C) Dip ABOMS, Oral Surgeon

Dr. Gallardi is happy to join The Center For Dental Excellence offering high-quality oral surgery in Flossmoor, IL. Her areas of expertise include orthognathic surgery, temporomandibular joint disorders, reconstructive surgery, bone grafting, and dental implants to replace missing teeth. She has a keen interest in facial cosmetic surgery. She practiced dentistry as the owner of the Dental Arts Centre in London Ontario for several years before turning to surgery and, as a result, offers a unique skill set working closely with both dentists and specialists alike. Patient care and comfort is her primary concern and feels it is truly a privilege to provide surgical services to our community.

Education & Awards

  • Molecular Biology & Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree – The Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Western Ontario – Gold Medalist
  • Oral Surgery Fellowship – Montefiore Medical Centre – NY
  • Masters Degree in Dentistry & postgraduate training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Canada
  • Diplomate – The American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Fellow – The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada
  • She received the Ron Warren Award for her industry research, which has been presented at both Canadian and American meetings

Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gallardi is a member of the following organizations:

  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

When Away From the Office

When she is not working, Dr. Gallardi devotes a great amount of time to philanthropic work. She is a lover of the arts and can be found wandering the local galleries on most Sunday afternoons.

Flossmoor Dentist Witkowski

Meet Dr. Gail Tischke, Endodontist

Dr. Tischke is a native of Michigan, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Kettering University while working at Buick Motor Division. Upon graduation, Dr. Tischke served in the U.S. Navy as a Naval Aviator, completing two deployments and accumulating over 150 carrier arrested landings. She then served in the Illinois National Guard as a student recruiter while attending the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry where she earned her DDS degree. While in dental school she was awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Operative Dentistry award from the Academy of Operative Dentistry. Dr. Tischke retired from the military after 24 years of service and was in private practice for 5 years prior to beginning her postgraduate specialty training at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. While there she earned her specialty certificate in Endodontics and her MS in Oral Sciences. She is a Board Eligible Candidate of the American Board of Endodontics and is actively pursuing Diplomate status.

Outside of the office, Dr Tischke enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids. She can usually be found at their hockey games, diving meets, or swim meets.

High-Quality Dentistry From Compassionate Doctors

At The Center For Dental Excellence, we understand that changing dentists or searching for a new dentist can be a complicated process. You want to find someone who is professional, offers the services that you need or want, and provides a friendly atmosphere. We meet those standards and beyond! Whether you are seeking a Flossmoor, IL, general dentist, oral surgeon, pediatric dentist, cosmetic dentist, or endodontist, our team of specialists is here to get you the results you want and provide the most enjoyable dental visit possible! Having all dental specialists under one roof saves you the hassle of being referred out for different treatments. Schedule your appointment, complete your new patient forms, then benefit from having all your dental providers in one place! Follow one of the steps below to get started:

  • Call 708.798.1234 if you have questions or to schedule your first initial exam. One of our friendly team members will be glad to assist you.
  • Fill out our convenient scheduling form and a member of our staff will be in touch with you shortly to answer questions or schedule your first appointment.

Hear From Other Happy CDE Patients

"Thank you for the excellent dental visit! I was always scared of the dentist but with how kind the staff was and how considerate and patient are, I don't fear the dentist anymore."

- Amber M.

"Best dental experience I've ever had, from the receptionist to the doctor, and Shannon is awesome."

- Kenneth L.

"The dentist is amazing. My son loves him and I do as well. He has always been very informative and has taken great care of Jerimiah."

- Jerimiah J.

"ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!! I feel so much better! Everyone was so nice! I’ll recommend to everyone I know. Thank you guys so much!!!"

- Rose B.

*The reviews listed are from actual patients of The Center For Dental Excellence. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.

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