• Best of Chicago Award 2011

    Awarded Best of 2011. Click on the "Read More" link to watch the video now!
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  • Open 7 Days A Week

    We pride ourselves on providing the highest level of care. We are open on Saturdays and Sundays every week.
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  • Online Appointments

    Never forget another appointment with automatic text and email reminders. Set your next appointment online!
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  • Technology Driven

    Using the latest in mobile technology, we make it easier than ever to connect with Modern Dental online. Browse and connect through any mobile device or platform!
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  • Modern Dental Chicago

    Providing compassionate and experienced dentistry to patients of all ages. Conveniently located in Wicker Park and Lakeview.
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  • Going Paperless & Green

    Complete your dental forms online. Fill out paperwork digitally at our office. Say goodbye to paper!
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  • New Patient Offers

    Contact Modern Dental today and ask about our Specials. Currently, we offer complete teeth whitening for only $299. Stop in today and receive $25 OFF your first visit!
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Welcome to Modern Dental

Thank You for your interest in Modern Dental. The entire dental staff of Modern Dental is dedicated not only to restoring patient’s teeth and gums to health, but focuses on preventative care and patient education. Our office has a small, friendly atmosphere that puts our patients at ease. You won't find a crowded waiting room or have trouble scheduling timely appointments at this Chicago Dentist. Dr. Phillip Palella DDS has assembled a very well-trained and experienced staff that has logged thousands of hours in numerous specialties including General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral Reconstruction as well as Emergency Treatments & Repairs.

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Our comprehensive cosmetic, restorative, and preventive care includes BriteSmile whitening, Invisalign clear braces, the most beautiful and realistic porcelain veneers, the very best types of dental implants, mercury-free fillings, metal-free restorations, non-surgical periodontal therapy for gum infection, and the use of digital x-rays to reduce radiation exposure. Creating a beautiful smile is our specialty!

We have two convenient locations for you to visit - Modern Dental on Sheffield in Lakeview and Modern Dental on Division in Wicker Park. Stop by today and learn how to receive $25 off your first visit!





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Mission Statement

Our goal is to Educate, Serve & Protect

Educating on wellness and serving to achieve overall oral health while protecting your hard-earned dollars.

After Your Procedure

  • Post-Surgery ∨
  • Cosmetic Reconstruction ∨
  • Fillings ∨
  • Teeth Whitening ∨
POST TREATMENT INFORMATION: DENTAL SURGERY BLEEDING - Bite on a gauze pad for 45 minutes then discard. If bleeding continues, fold gauze tightly, place over bleeding area and maintain firm biting of finger pressure for 30 minutes. A tea bag, wet or dry is an excellent substitute for a gauze pack. Avoid frequent pack changes; rinsing or physical exertion until bleeding has ceased. DO NOT RINSE your mouth today. DO NOT use straws for drinking. Tomorrow,… Read More
Remember that it will take time to adjust to the feel of your new bite. When the bite is altered or the position of the teeth is changed it takes several days for the brain to recognize the new position of your teeth or their thickness. If you continue to detect any high spots or problems with your bite, call our office so we can schedule an adjustment appointment.    It is normal to experience… Read More
You have just had a new filling. This is what you may feel: • Hot Sensitivity that may last a few days • Cold sensitivity that may last up to 8 weeks, but gradually decreasing in pain during that time period. • Sensitivity to chewing that may last up to 8 weeks, but gradually decreasing in pain during that time period. • After the numbing wears off, you may feel you are not biting correctly. Please call so your… Read More
1. Prior to Treatment: Brush and floss your teeth just prior to placing bleaching tray(s). Using sensitive toothpaste for 2 weeks prior to beginning whitening is highly recommended. The whitening gel is the most effective with clean teeth. Try the trays in first without any beach to check the fit and comfort. Make sure that the bleaching trays are clean and dry before applying the whitening gel. Moisture reduces the efficiency of the whitening gel… Read More

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  • What is Invisalign®?

    Jason Metfield
    I got my invisalign through Dr. Palella and couldn't be happier. Nobody noticed I had braces! And it was really easy to use them. I even got a super deal on them too.


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