Dr. Michael Bender, DDS

Dr. Michael Bender, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Dr. Michael Bender, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Elgin, IL. He practices dentistry, periodontics, and more.Read his story

217 N McLean Blvd

Elgin, IL 60123

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Dr. Bender's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bender "Dr Bender was born and raised in Chicago Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois in Chicago where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. After graduating he was accepted into the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Dr Bender received his degree in dentistry in 1977 and was accepted into the Rush Presbyterian St. Luke General Dentistry Residency program. After completing this program he opened his practice as a general dentist in Elgin in 1978. He has received a Fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and continuing education certificates in orthodontic treatment and Invisalign orthodontic treatment.He has also taken advanced continuing education in Air Abrasive Dentistry. Dr Bender has four children: Todd, Tracy, Micaela and Logan. Dr Bender looks forward to being your choice for you dentist in Elgin and surrounding areas!"
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4  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • General Dentistry (Dental Assistant)
  • Periodontics

7  Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache

13  Procedures

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  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Dentistry
    Undergraduate School | Graduated

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Bender, DDS
1st experience here was okay. I had the hygienist do the cleaning and xray. The hygienist was rough with the cleaning of my teeth and I left with my gums in pain and kept going at it even after I notified him about the pain. At that time I had dental insurance and still had to still had to pay...Read More
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South Elgin, IL – Mar 30, 2017
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Similar experience as Jon Bremseth of Algonquin.Had 2 appointments(both very heavy on selling dental services)very little actual work.Spent 2 hours in chair and all that netted was pictures of my teeth.Saw Dr.Bender for 30seconds(he introduced himself). Very disappointed.
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Andre Bukowski in Campton Hills,IL – Mar 01, 2017
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Made an appointment specifically for a CLEANING. Arrived 5 minutes early. Filled out 8 pages of forms. Led to the chair and then informed that all I would be having done that day was X-rays and photos. No cleaning because Dr. Bender was not in. How about a phone call telling me I should...Read More
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Jon Bremseth in Algonquin, IL – Feb 02, 2017
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DR.Bender was able to complete a root canal procedure that an on orthodontist was unable to complete. He is in the process of redoing a cap and filling along with the root canal that two dentists and an orthodontist did incorrectly. I' 've wasted a great deal of time and money on sub-par dental...Read More
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Pamela D in Elgin, IL – Mar 04, 2016
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