Meet Our Doctors


Dr. Melissa Gierman DDS

Dr. Melissa Gierman is the owner of Glenbard Family Dental. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2002. She is an active member of the Chicago Dental Society, American Dental Association and the Illinois State Dental Society. She started this practice in 2005 with the idea that people needed to be treated as individuals and feel comfortable when coming to the dentist. She completed her certification in Implant Placement in 2009 and has been placing guided and unguided implants ever since. She has also completed many All on 4 Implant cases.

She is in active person in her spare time. She has competed in many obstacle course races and triathlons. She has three children that keep her very busy. Her family enjoys the outdoors and riding horses competitively, which is the inspiration behind the theme of the office.

Our Dental Philosophy


Quality dental work is essential to lasting oral health. Our team of professionals is dedicated to delivering only the highest standard of care, and we are good at what we do. We pay attention to every detail and aim for excellence in every service. We guarantee you will experience quality care here. We proudly stand behind our work for you.


You’ll love the comfortable environment we’ve created at our practice. We treat our patients with genuine care and help them feel welcomed and at home. We are respectful of your needs and will always work with a gentle touch. Your time with us will be smooth, relaxing and enjoyable.

Friendly Service

Your satisfaction during your visit is one of our top priorities. You’ll find that our team provides great customer service, pays close attention to your needs and strives to be attentive and helpful in every way. We have friendly and happy team members with bright and positive personalities. They cheer up our office and make visiting our practice fun and enjoyable. Coming to visit us is like coming to visit a friend.


One way we can show how much we care is through clear communication. We start by listening closely to you and understanding your needs and desires. Then we thoroughly explain your oral health condition and treatment options in an easy-to-understand manner so you can feel informed and confident in every decision you make.


Patients trust us, and let us tell you why. We are always open and honest. We believe in full transparency when it comes to fees, expectations, treatments and services. We will never pushing you to do anything you don’t want or need. We promise to always keep your best interests in mind.


At Glenbard Family Dental, we never compromise our high standard of care. Dr. Gierman has over 16 years of experience in the dental field and is always seeking to improve through continuing education and training. Not only is she highly qualified, she works with an exceptionally skilled team that is just as dedicated to excellence as she is. Dr. Gierman and her team are truly above the mark.

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If you value these qualities in a dentist, call us today! We’re passionate about your smile and passionate about helping you achieve optimal health!

Our team is skilled, knowledgeable and detailed.