About Your Dentist
"Let us always meet each other with smiles, for a smile is the beginning of love." - Mother Teresa
"My mission as a dentist is to treat my patients with the same empathy, care, and attention that I would give to a member of my own family. My highest priority is to ensure that each patient leaves our office happy, satisfied, and certain that they have received truly exceptional professional dental care. I believe in providing individualized care and designing treatment plans that are tailored to the unique needs of every patient. My greatest personal and professional satisfaction comes from seeing my patients enjoy the many benefits of excellent oral health."
Advanced Education in General Dentistry
New York University Langone Dental Medicine – San Diego, CA
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry - Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Champaign, IL
Dr. Yoo is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.
Life & Hobbies
In her free time, Dr. Yoo enjoys working out, including Pilates, yoga, and barre. Dr. Yoo is an avid traveler and looks forward to exploring more beautiful places around the world.
"Being a great dentist requires one to think like a Doctor, an ENgineer, and an arTIST. When those three elements come together, great things can happen."
Committed to Professional Excellence
Dr. Joo Kwon was born in South Korea, moved to the US, and graduated from the University of Illinois School of Dentistry, where he received first-rate training in all aspects of general dentistry. Through a combination of modern technology, sensible treatment plans, and a genuine devotion to the unique needs of each patient, Dr. Kwon and his team focus on preserving healthy teeth and gums, alleviating oral discomfort, and improving the appearance of smiles on a daily basis. He has applied his unique blend of artistic and technical skills to produce durable yet aesthetically pleasing results for hundreds of patients.
Doctor of Dental Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry – Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Science in Biology
University of Illinois at Chicago – Chicago, IL
Continuing Education & Advanced Training
Dr. Kwon is dedicated to lifelong learning through continuing education courses in order to provide his patients with the most innovative and minimally invasive new procedures in dental medicine.
Dr. Kwon is a member of the following post-graduate advanced dental organizations:
Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI)
In order to be awarded Fellowship status, Dr. Kwon has completed 100 hours of continuing education in implant dentistry and successfully submitted 20 cases for review. As a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr. Kwon has demonstrated his commitment to attaining the knowledge and technical skill necessary to provide his patients with the most innovative and effective implant services in dental medicine.
Master of the International Dental Implant Association (IDIA)
As a Master of the IDIA, Dr. Kwon’s patients may rest assured that they are receiving truly exceptional care. Dr. Kwon has successfully completed over 200 hours of advanced coursework and met rigorous standards for professional dedication and clinical expertise. Mastership in the IDIA lets you know that Dr. Kwon ranks among the elite of his profession so you can have absolute confidence in the treatment you receive.