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Dr. Mark Santucci - Chicago Dentist

Mark Santucci, D.D.S.

Dr. Santucci graduated from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI in 2000. He has over 12 years of private practice experience and focuses his practice on general, cosmetic,implant and restorative dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and Chicago Dental Society (CDS). He has practiced all over the country including WI, CO and AZ.

He is becoming one of the Dentists of choice in the Chicago area for cosmetic and smile makeover procedures. His gentle approach to his craft does not go unnoticed by his patients. His attention to detail is recognized by his peers. Dr. Santucci has always focused on creating a comfortable and calming environment for his patients.

Trained at the prestigious Zimmer institute for dental implants Dr. Santucci practices all phases of Implant procedures from surgical to prosthetic.

He is a preferred provider for Invisalign orthodontic treatment based on the number of cases he has done. Dr. Santucci has been providing Invisalign treatment on patients for over 5 years.

 

Dr. Kevin Faist - Chicago Dentist

Kevin Faist D.M.D.

Dr. Kevin Faist received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of Notre Dame in 2008, graduating summa cum laude. He went on to dental school at Case Western Reserve University and graduated first in his class. Upon graduation, Dr. Faist was elected into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society on merit of scholarship and character.

Dr. Faist enjoys all aspects of dentistry, appreciating the diversity and challenges the profession provides. He also loves interacting with patients of all ages and being able to meet new people every day. He takes pride in his work and ensures each patient receives excellent, pain-free dentistry. He is dedicated to staying current with the newest products  and techniques by continuing his education, taking courses in all aspects of dentistry, including cosmetic dentistry and veneers, implants and fixed and removable prosthodontics. He is Invisalign certified and has received an associate fellowship in laser dentistry.

In his free time, Dr. Faist enjoys spending time with his wife, exploring the outdoors with his dog Luna, cooking, trying out restaurants and traveling the world.

 

Dr. Justina Mockunas

Justina Mockunas, D.D.S.

Dr. Justina Mockunas graduated in Lithuania from Kaunas University of Medicine, College of Dentistry where she obtained her DDS Degree in 2008. In 2017 she got accepted into Advanced Standing Program at NYU Langone Health and obtained Certificate for her 2 year Advanced Education In General Dentistry residency in 2019. Soon after this Dr. Mockunas moved to Chicagoland area and received her accreditation by CODA and obtained a IL dental license.

During her years of practice Dr. Justina has learned that making others smile from inside out is what drives her into becoming a better dentist everyday. She feels rewarded with being able to improve a patient’s self esteem and confidence by creating a healthy beautiful smile. Dr.Justina’s knowledge, gentle chair side manner and positive personality decreases her patient's dental anxiety. She enjoys educating her patients about oral health. Dr. Justina constantly is seeking excellence in dentistry by continuing education to better serve her patients.

Active member of:

  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois State Dental Society
 

Allison Mele, D.D.S.

Allison Mele, D.D.S.

Dr. Mele grew up in Omaha, Nebraska before attending the University of Missouri - Columbia. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She returned to Omaha to earn her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the respected Creighton University. Upon completion of dental school, Dr. Mele furthered her education by completing a General Practice Residency at Illinois Masonic in Chicago. She has been practicing general dentistry in the Chicago-land area ever since and now calls Chicago “home”.

Dr. Mele is thankful for the unique dental experiences which developed her into the compassionate dentist that she is today. She volunteered five weeks of her time to travel to the Dominican Republic to provide dental services to under-served communities. She has volunteered time locally with Night Ministry as well as Clearbrook, providing care for homeless and mentally disabled communities. Dr. Mele gained unique experiences during her residency by being “on call” with the emergency room, rotating through the Stroger/Cook County Hospital oral surgery clinic and numerous opportunities to care for underprivileged populations. Her favorite experiences and fondest memories come from her time treating those patients with mental disabilities.

Dr. Mele has a passion for learning and continues her development by being active in multiple study clubs and professional organizations. She is known for her attention to detail, performing to the highest standard, all while taking the necessary time needed for each individual patient. Her passion for dentistry and to care for the whole patient, both their oral health and their overall health, started when she was young and continues today. She hopes her conscientious and calm demeanor helps each of her patients trust her care and ease any anxiety.

Outside of the office Dr. Mele enjoys spending time with her husband exploring new restaurants and seeing concerts in Chicago. She enjoys cooking, reading, and most of all, running with her dog, Winnie, along the 606.