Dr. Stephen Parker, DDS

Dr. Stephen Parker, DDS

Dentistry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Stephen Parker, DDS is a dentistry practitioner in Vernon Hills, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1985 and practices dentistry.Read his story

300 Center Dr

Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Guardian
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Stephen M. Parker DDS received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree, from Louisiana State University, in 1985. I was commissioned in May 1985 and commenced active duty immediately. He received a Master's in Business Administration, from Webster University, in March 2004. After completion of an Officer Indoctrination Program in San Diego, CA, He was assigned as Assistant Dental Officer, 1st Dental Company, 1st Dental Battalion from 1985 to 1988. Captain Parker subsequently served as Dental Officer for the USS NEW ORLEANS LPH 11 from 1988 to 1990. He was augmented to the regular Navy in 1989. He served as Division Officer for Anti-Submarine Warfare Branch Dental Clinic from 1990 to 1992. Captain Parker was the Director of the Fleet Industrial Supply Center Branch Clinic serving COMNAVBASE San Diego from 1993 to 1994. He then served as Director of MCAS Futenma Branch Dental Clinic for 11th Dental Company, 3rd Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center, Okinawa Japan from 1994 to 1995. Completing Advanced Clinical Program in General Dentistry at Naval Dental Center San Diego, CA., He was assigned as the Operative Department Head at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in 29 Palms, CA. from 1995 to 1996. He was reassigned as the Detachment Commander, Branch Dental Clinic, MCAS Yuma from 1996 to 1997. From 1997 to 1998, Captain Parker was the Director of the Branch Dental Clinic for the School of Infantry at Camp Pendleton. He was the Director of Clinical Services, 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center, Camp Pendleton from 1998 to 1999. He was Director for Camp Courtney Branch Dental Clinic for 3rd Dental Company 3rd Dental Battalion/ Naval Dental Center Okinawa, Japan from June 1999 to December 2000. He was Clinic Director for the U. S. Naval Dental Center, Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan from December 2000 to June 2002. Captain Parker was assigned as the Junior Detailer for the Dental Corps Assignments at the Bureau of Naval Personnel, Millington, TN., from June 2002 to April 2004. He was assigned as the Executive Officer for Naval Dental Center Great Lakes, Illinois from April 2004 to February 2005. He was assigned as an Executive Officer and then Commanding Officer for the Navy Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes. His last assignment was the Assistant Director for the Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. His decoration's include: Meritorious Service Medal (three Gold Stars), Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three Gold Stars), and Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (two Gold Stars). Dr. Parker and his wife Carolyn reside in Libertyville and have been happily married for 27 years. He has three wonderful children: Michael, Bryce and Lauren. Dr. Parker founded Vernon Hill Dental Center in July 2011"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Providing personalized gentle dental care with latest technology"

1  Practice Areas

  • Dentistry

1  Conditions Treated

  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain

9  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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  • University Of Louisiana, Monroe
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Naval Dental Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • America's Top Dentists, 2009
  • America's Top Dentists, 2010
  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists, 2004
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Parker, DDS
Stay away. Greedy. Don't see patients as valued customers.. Flat out misled me about what my insurance would cover, and wouldn't take responsibility. All they cared about was getting paid their ~$100. Were very rude and dismissive.
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J-R in buffalo grove – Nov 27, 2017
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Please dont trust their service. They give you wrong estimates that you find after getting procedure done was not covered by insurance. They dont admit their fault and make you payable for all expenses, they lie to you and your insurance. They r only good, if you pay them even if its their fault,...Read More
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Zion, IL – May 12, 2017
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