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Cosmetic Dentist Oak Park
We are a dental practice devoted to restoring and enhancing the natural beauty of your smile using conservative, state-of-the-art procedures that will result in beautiful, long lasting smiles!
A standard of excellence in personalized dental care enables us to provide the quality dental services our patients deserve. We provide comprehensive treatment planning and use restorative and cosmetic dentistry to achieve your optimal dental health. Should a dental emergency occur, we make every effort to see and care for you as soon as possible.
As a practice, we are true believers that preventive care and education are the keys to optimal dental health. We strive to provide “dental health care” vs. “disease care”. That’s why we focus on thorough exams – checking the overall health of your teeth and gums, performing oral cancer exams, and taking x-rays when necessary. We also know that routine cleanings, flossing, sealants, and fluoride are all helpful in preventing dental disease. Not only are we focused on the beauty of your smile, we’re also concerned about your health. A review of your medical history can help us stay informed of your overall health, any new medications, and any illnesses that may impact your dental health.
Infection control in our office is also very important to us. To protect our patients and ourselves, we strictly maintain sterilization and cross contamination processes using standards recommended by the American Dental Association (ADA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Training & Expertise
As your dental health professionals, we want you to be confident knowing that we are a team of highly trained and skilled clinicians. We pride ourselves in providing the care you need to keep your smile healthy.
To give you the best possible service and results, we are committed to continual education and learning. We attend dental lectures, meetings, and dental conventions to stay informed of new techniques, the latest products, and the newest equipment that a modern dental office can utilize to provide state-of-the-art dental care. Also, being members of various professional dental associations helps us to stay abreast of the changes and recommendations for our profession.
A Positive Experience
Building a foundation of trust by treating our patients as special individuals is vital to our success. We understand how uneasy some patients may feel about their dental visits, and how we can make a difference in providing a relaxing and positive experience. Our entire team is dedicated to providing you with excellent, personalized care and service to make your visits as comfortable and pleasant as possible.
We thank you for allowing us to take care of your dental needs and look forward to serving you.
Make an appointment today…..we’ll give you a reason to smile!
Bios for One Magnificent Smile Office Team
Clifford Zmick has been practicing for 36 years at One Magnificent Smile. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame, and Loyola University School of Dentistry with an additional masters degree and a certificate of specialty in Prosthodontics. He also was an Assistant Professor at Loyola for 14 years and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally. Memberships include ADA, Chicago Dental Society, American Academy of Prosthodontics, and a number of study clubs. He has five children ranging in age from 22 to 29. Other interests are travel, photography, and golf.
Frank - Hygienist
Frank started his illustrious dental career as Dr. Zmick’s dental assistant. He loved dentistry and working with people so much that he went back to school and obtained his dental hygiene degree. He has been practicing as a dental hygienist at OMS for the past year and is really enjoying it immensely. His hobbies include long walks on the beach and building ramps at home. His other true passion is crocheting blankets for the neighborhood homeless shelter.
Gabe - Hygienist
Gabriele McCarthy has been a practicing dental hygienist for 26 years and has been with OMS for the last 15 years. She is currently back at school toget her bachelors degree in dental hygiene and will graduate in May, 2012. She has one daughter, Emily, who is attending DePaul University to obtain a law or criminal justice degree. Gabriele’s hobbies consist of skiing, hiking, biking, canoeing, cooking and baking.
Chris - Dental Assistant
My name is Chris,I am the youngest team member at One Magnificent Smile. Going on three years of service for Dr. Zmick and Dr, McDonald. My tittle would have to be Surgical Assistant although, like fellow employees I do more then my appointed task. My first and most important duty is to my patients, to make sure all worries are put to ease. Whether that's prepping for a procedure/surgery, assisting the doctor, assisting in orthodontics, easing their nerves, taking their X-rays or impressions, going over post op instructions, explaining the task at hand, and answering any possible questions. But most my patients know that part of my job. The things done behind the scenes would include the cleaning and sanitizing of instruments and rooms, maintenance of equipment in the office, a good deal of the lab work, the design and fabrication of appliances for patients, and most importantly, being one step ahead of the doctors, to make sure they have all they might need to perform procedures flawlessly. Needless to say it is a never ending endeavor to make sure every patient at One Magnificent Smile can smile, eat painlessly, and last, but definitely not least, look cosmetically pleasing and secure their dental futures.
Fran - Dental Assistant
I was born In Chicago and presently live in Elmhurst. Hobbies: Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Reading, Crochet Mother of five wonderful children. I love being a dental assistant because I get to work with different people every day. I try to make our patients feel as comfortable as I can while they are with us.
Kathy - Schedule Coordinator
Has worked for One Magnificent Smile for over 20 years. Enjoys working with patients and helping them create their own wonderful smile. Has a Bachelor of Science in Education. She is also a Girl Scout leader and works with Brownies. In her free time, she likes to go to sporting events with her husband Jeff. Is a big Hockey Fan and enjoys playing with their dog, Otis.
Dawn - Treatment Coordinator
Dawn Rogers, Treatment Coordinator. Graduated from NIU and now resides in Wheaton with her 4 kids. Interests include Musical Theater productions (especially when my kids are performing), watching High School Marching Band competitions, karate tournaments and softball games. Favorite part of my job is getting to know the patients and helping them have the best possible experience at the dentist.