Thank you for your interest in Modern Dental! The entire staff of Modern Dental is dedicated to restoring patients’ teeth and gums to optimal dental health.  Our office has a professional and friendly atmosphere to help make coming to the dentist an enjoyable experience. Dr. Phillip Palella, DDS has assembled a well-trained and experienced staff that focuses on providing all aspects of dentistry including: General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Oral Surgery as well as Emergency Treatments.

We strive to provide you with the best cosmetic, restorative, and preventive care. Our cosmetic dentistry provides patients with many options to beautify their smile. We offer different whitening options from custom take home whitening trays to the easy one-hour in-office whitening treatments. For those wishing to perfect their smile, we have Invisalign clear aligners or beautiful porcelain veneers and crowns. We offer free cosmetic consults to help you determine which options are the best for you to achieve the smile you desire.

At Modern Dental, we choose to provide you with the best restorative materials: from sonic fill composites to mercury-free tooth-colored fillings and metal-free restorations.

We strive to make coming to the dentist as easy as possible. You can request your appointment and even fill out your paperwork online from the convenience of your home/office. With evening and weekend availability, you will be able to schedule an appointment with ease at one of our Chicago offices.

We have four convenient locations for you to visit – Modern Dental  in Lakeview/Lincoln Park, Modern Dental on Division in Wicker Park, Modern Dental of Logan Square in Logan Square, and Modern Dental on Clark Street in River North.  Call or e-mail us today and let us take care of all your dental needs!

Mission Statement

At Modern Dental, we provide our patients with a state of the art dental experience unlike any other before. Our advanced technology allows our educated friendly staff to provide you with the most comfortable and comprehensive treatment specific to your needs. With a focus on your overall wellness, we will treat, rejuvenate and maintain your smile with a modern approach.

Diagnosis and Prevention

  • Comprehensive Oral Exams and Check-Up Exams
  • Dental Cleanings
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Digital X-Rays
  • Intraoral Photos
  • Fluoride Varnish

Restorative Dentistry

  • Zirconia Crowns
  • Inlays and Onlays
  • Implant Restorations
  • Replacing Amalgam (Silver) Restorations

Periodontal Treament

  • Scaling and Root Planning (Deep Cleaning)
  • Antibiotic Therapy – Arrestin
  • Surgical Periodontal Treatments – Bone Grafts

Oral Surgery

  • Simple and Complex Extractions
  • Wisdom Teeth Extractions


  • Root Canal Treatments
  • Emergency Pulpotomies

Cosmetic Dentistry

  • Veneers
  • Bonding
  • Laser
  • Composite Fillings (Tooth Colored, Mercury Free)


  • Invisalign
  • Night Guards and NTI Appliances
  • Mouth Guards for Sports
  • Space Maintainers
  • Full and Partial Denture

I was very pleased after my appointment. I experienced next to no pain as well as kind and attentive service from both the dentist and hygentist.

- Ryan