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Meet The Dentists

Dr. Richard Gershenzon

Dr. Richard Gershenzon attended the University of Iowa and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. While there he was a 4 -year letterman on the track team and was an All Big Ten pole vaulter.


He attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry where he graduated with honors for academic excellence. Following his dental training, Dr. Gershenzon completed a general practice residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. He was a clinical instructor at Illinois Masonic Hospital in their general practice residency from 1977-1985.  He was co-founder and past president of the Chicago Dental Forum. He is a member of the American Dental Association and the Chicago Dental Society. For the last 30 years Dr. Gershenzon has specialized in general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry & implants.

Dr. David Gershenzon

Dr. David Gershenzon graduated from Midwestern University School of Dental Medicine in Glendale Arizona. While at Midwestern University Dr. Gershenzon received advanced training in general & cosmetic dentistry as well as training in oral surgery, periodontal surgery, endodontic surgery & implant placement. Along with his dental training Dr. Gershenzon is BLS (basic life support) certified. At Midwestern he was an active member of ASDA (American Student Dental Association). Currently, he is a member of the ADA (American Dental Association), an active participant in the Donated Dental Services (DDS) program and is committed to continuing education in the field of dentistry.

Dr. Gershenzon spent 2 years at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and 2 years at Elmhurst College where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in History & a minor in both Business & Communication. While earning his Bachelor’s at Elmhurst College he was inducted into Pi Gamma Mu, a National Honors Society for Social Science. Dr. Gershenzon also played 4 years of collegiate basketball and was a key contributor on 2 teams that were ranked in the top 15 nationally.