Dr. Dustin J. Goetz
Dr. Dustin Goetz received his Bachelor of Science in biological engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He then attended the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and earned his DDS in 2014. He was approached by various departments to continue at UIC College of Dentistry in advanced specialty fields, but Dr. “G” decided to put his skills to work in restorative dentistry. He continues to augment his education and has completed over 300 hours of training with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry through the Board of Oral Implantology.
Duing school, Dr. Goetz worked in many different fields and participated in extracurricular activities. He served as Vice President, President Elect and President of UIC’s American Student Dental Association chapter. He looks forward to applying his knowledge and experience as a member of our community. He is excited for the opportunity to develop relationships with his patients and the people here. Through his gifted hands and commitment to learning, Dr. Goetz is on his way to becoming one of the best in his profession.
Dr. Goetz is very active with family and friends and around our area. He is involved with his family’s horse ranch where he has raised horses from foaling and assisted with training, and he has shown in events as an amateur rider, going all the way to the American Eventing Championships his first year on his green stallion, Dr. McDreamy. No matter the season, he spends most of his free time outside enjoying many of the wonderful sports and other amenities Chicago and its surrounding areas have to offer.
Dr. Jonathan Gifford
Dr. Jonathan Gifford has a passion for providing his patients with the best care possible in a comfortable and efficient manner. He has traveled from the northern woods of Wisconsin to the Deserts of New Mexico to work with some of most renowned dentists in the country and advance his skills. He is very grateful to be part of a “healing profession” that requires both technical and artistic skills, and Dr. Gifford’s main goal is to help his patients be healthier, feel better and look great!
Education and Credentials
After graduating from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology, Dr. Gifford continued his education at Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2011. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health and the American Dental Association®.
Hobbies and Interests
Dr. Gifford enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, sports, and spending time with his wife and dog.
Meet Our Team
Our team at Smiles of Aurora is made up of dedicated and caring individuals. We work together well to give our patients the most stress-free, enjoyable and comfortable experience. And with Spanish-speaking team members working alongside Drs. Dustin Goetz and Jonathan Gifford, you can get the care you need in a language you feel most comfortable in. Call Smiles of Aurora today at 630-882-3455 if you have questions or want to arrange a visit with our dentists in Aurora, Illinois
Eliza has been a valuable part of our team since October 2017 and graduated from the College of DuPage in 2006. She excels in interacting with and providing care to a variety of patients, from young children to adults. Eliza is from Poland and speaks Polish, and she is very friendly to our team members and patients. She’s highly motivated to provide the best care possible for patients. She loves working and taking care of pediatric patients in order to make their first dental experiences pleasant and to improve their oral health.
Dana joined our office in 2018. She graduated from Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois, in 2017. She likes meeting new people and helping them better their oral health. On a daily basis, Dana takes great care of all our patients and enjoys getting to know them and their families. In her free time, she likes to go to parks.