We've been providing excellent dental care in Northbrook for all ages since 1984. Comprehensive dental care means we can take care of almost all of your dental needs. We can help provide everything from simple tooth whitening to full mouth reconstruction. And we make sure you understand your dental needs and know all of your treatment options.
Dr. Fernitz graduated from Loyola University Dental School in 1984. Since then he has amassed over 1000 hours of continuing education in subjects such as orthodontics, placing and restoring implants, full mouth restoration and digital smile design based on facial features. He and his wife live in Northbrook where they raised 4 sons. They both enjoy traveling out West to take advantage of outdoor activities. When not at the office, Dr. Fernitz can be found on skis, playing golf, fishing, swimming or playing guitar.
Sue began working for Dr. Fernitz as a part time assistant in 1997, changing to full time in 2007. She enjoys working in the clinical side of the practice and learning the newest technology In her spare time she likes to pursue creative interests and is an award winning photographer.
Sandy been a hygienist for Dr. Fernitz since 1995. She started as a part-time hygienist while raising Her two kids and has been working full-time for a number of years and just loves it. Sandy has enjoyed being part of the many changes in this office over the years. Dr. Fernitz always makes sure to keep up with the most current technology and service. Sandy enjoys getting to know her patients and considers them her friends.
Renee has over 14 years of dental experience. As a clinical assistant Renee is always learning something new. Her time in the field has been spent in pediatric, orthodontic , and general dentistry. Renee joined Dr Ferntiz and team 2 years ago. She strives to make every patient comfortable and enjoys seeing all the amazing outcomes that we are a part of every day in our office. "It is truly a pleasure to be working with Dr. Fernitz and staff."
Renee's twin seven year old boys keep Her very busy in her free time.
Michelle graduated from William Rainey Harper College in 2009 with a degree in Applied Science focused in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys learning and attending continuing education courses on various topics in the dental community.
"As a registered dental hygienist, my goal is to provide the best possible patient care while also providing patients with the information on how to best maintain their oral health at home. I enjoy learning about each and every person I meet and strive to make their dental experience in our office a positive one."
Michelle enjoys spending her free time with her three young children and traveling.
Justyna grew up in Poland. She then moved to the U.S.A with her family at the age of sixteen. She received a Dental Hygiene Degree from Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois in 2002. Two years after graduating, she moved to New York City where she worked in private dental practice. She also received a Bachelor's Degree in Health Services Administration. After graduation, she worked in New York City College of Technology as a Clinical Instructor in Hygiene School. Justyna then moved back to Chicago, she began working at Dr. Fernitz's office. Justyna enjoys educating patients about the importance of proper oral hygiene. She treats every patient as if her own family member. She is detailed oriented and strongly believes in the quality of work that she provides, as well as making patients happy about the care they receive. In her free time she enjoys being with her two beautiful daughters and wonderful husband Ed. She loves the outdoors, skiing, hiking, and traveling to new places.
Gina has been in the Dental Field for over 20 years. Gina came to Dr. Fernitz’s office in 2017. She has experience in both Dental Assisting and Dental Administrative duties. Gina is always available for questions or concerns patients may have. Gina enjoys traveling, cooking, listening to music, and spending time with her 2 boys and husband.
Erin started working as a dental assistant through her high school work program class in 1998 and has been in the dental field ever since. She came to Dr. Fernitz office in 2010 as a full-time assistant and now works part-time in office administrative duties. Erin enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter.
Donna has been an employee of Dr. Fernitz since October, 1988. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene from Loyola University Chicago. She has worked in private dental practices in Chicago, LaGrange, and Elmhurst. Donna and her late husband have 2 sons and 2 Granddaughters. In her spare time she is a volunteer at the Kellogg Cancer Center at Highland Park Hospital , works with special needs teenagers at St. Norbert Parish in Northbrook, and plans her vacation time visiting the Granddaughters who live in Nashville. Donna feels the experience of working for Dr. Fernitz has expanded her professionally and personally. “ I love our team, and I love the patients I work with.”