appell doctors 2Dr. Aaron joined the practice in 2011 after graduating from University of Illinois Chicago School of Dentistry.

Dr. Aaron sees patients of all ages starting as early as 3 years old. He is the practice’s premier Invisalign provider and helps to transform smiles in conjunction with performing all areas of general dentistry including root canal therapy, implant restorations, veneers, cosmetic dentistry and full mouth restoration.

Dr. Aaron and his family live in Long Grove. When he is not at the office, Dr. Aaron is taking continuing education to further improve his knowledge and skills. When work is done, you can find him on the golf course or outside with his two kids, Austin and Madison, enjoying nature or out on a walk with his goldendoodle, Riley.

Dr. Joel graduated from Loyola School of Dentistry in 1980 and was a professor of Root canal therapy for 10 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 eight 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 the majority 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.