appell doctors 2Dr. Aaron graduated from UIC College of Dentistry in 2011 and has a very well rounded practice. Dr. Aaron sees many of the kids here at Appell Dental Group. Aside from being a general dentist, Dr. Aaron is proficient in Invisalign, Root canal therapy, full mouth reconstruction, cosmetic veneers and implant restorations to name a few.

Dr. Aaron is very active in his local Rotary club and community. Dr. Aaron enjoys spending his time with his 2 kids, Austin, and Madison and Goldendoodle, Riley and wife Jaime. When he is not practicing dentistry or spending time with his family, he is out golfing and enjoying nature.

Dr. Joel graduated from Loyola School of Dentistry in 1980 and was a professor of Root canal therapy for 5 years after graduation. Dr. Joel performs all areas of dentistry and is very proficient in root canal therapy, cosmetic veneers, and full mouth reconstruction. Dr. Joel and his wife, Karen, are avid travelers. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf and tennis, especially with his son, Dr. Aaron. Dr. Joel also spends much of his free time with his seven grandchildren.

Dr. Lester graduated from UIC College of Dentistry in 1977. He was an associate professor at Loyola University dental school for 18 years. Presently, Dr. Lester lectures and gives webinars about “digital diagnostics for the modern dental practice.”

Dr. Lester performs all of our oral surgery including implant placement, periodontal surgery and bone grafting. Dr. Lester is also proficient in cosmetics and full mouth reconstruction cases. Additionally, he speaks American Sign Language and has worked with the deaf community, lecturing to many groups over the years.

Dr. Lester has 2 sons, a soft coated wheaten named Gabby, and wife Barbara. He is an avid skier, biker, and traveler.

Dr. Stuart graduated from Loyola College of Dentistry in 1971. Dr. Stuart was an associate professor of Oral Diagnosis for 5 years at Loyola College of Dentistry. Today his interests are geriatric dentistry and general restorative dentistry, including Root Canal Therapy and crown and bridge prosthetics. Dr. Stuart specializes in state of the art dentures and partials, including implant retained prosthetics.

Dr. Stuart is married with 3 children and 8 grandchildren. His interests include travel, bicycling and enjoying the outdoors.