Meet the Doctors

              Dr. Mark Jacob

"Confidence about your smile can affect how you feel about yourself personally and professionally"

Dr. Mark Jacob graduated from Loyola University of Chicago and later received his doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University Of Illinois School Of Dentistry in 1984. He then continued his cosmetic dental training and became a full mouth graduate at the prestigious Illinois Institute, Arrowhead international and Occlusion Connections. His comprehensive training in advanced neuromuscular dentistry makes him part of elite group of dentists. His understanding of occlusion in relation to cosmetic dental procedures make his training especially unique.

Dr. Jacob is a member of the Chicago Dental Society , Illinois State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. Dr. Jacob is the past President of the North Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society, and has served as a Delegate to the Illinois State Dental Society. He is the past President of the Independent Dental Organization and has served on various committees for the dental society. Currently he is a member of Seattle Dental Study Club. Dr. Jacob and his wife live locally, with their two children aged 14 and 20. Dr. Jacob is an avid biker, golfer and a continuous student.

Our patients range from 2 to 95 years old. We welcome new patients, and their friends!



Dr. Brian Karshen

Dr. Brian Karshen graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and received is Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 1996.  He later received his certificate in Periodontology from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry where he was trained in all aspects of periodontal treatment and implant placement.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society and the American Academy of Periodontology.



 Dr. Josh Oleari  

Dr. Josh Oleari graduated with honors from the University of Illinois with a
Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Oleari earned his Doctor of Dental
Surgery degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Oleari has
received excellent training in general and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Oleari is
a native of the Chicagoland area. He and his wife, Sue, have three beautiful
children and live in Riverwoods. In his free time he enjoys gardening,
spending time with his children's sporting events, golf and the Chicago
White Sox.