4.3
49 Reviews

Rhonda Eilts

Mar 06, 2020

My first visit to Midwest Dental in Pontiac, IL was so appreciated! Angie was phenomenal and kept me informed every step of the way through my teeth cleaning and x-rays. Dr. Brandon Gray was very courteous and professional as well. Great first visit! Thank you so much!

Rebecca Curry

Feb 27, 2020

Everyone from the front desk staff on back to Dr. Gray has made dentist visits a positive experience for our family! They took our allergies very seriously and went above and beyond to ensure safety. My children are already asking when they *get* to go back to the dentist. I call that a win!

Rh Buttry

Feb 26, 2020

Ijams Homestead

Feb 18, 2020

Love how honest everyone was about the situation with my broken tooth and gave me a referral to have further work done. Thank you so much.

eiltsfab5

Feb 17, 2020

Mike Dawson

Feb 12, 2020

Craig King

Feb 01, 2020

I wouldn't recommend this place .Dr. Bess said I needed 11 extractions and 2 partials to replace the teeth which I totally had no problem with. She told me to go to an oral surgeon but I had another Dentist that would remove the teeth which would be much less expensive however she told me if I was to go to that dentist to pull the teeth she wouldn't make my partials. I don't understand if she can't pull the teeth why she would care where I go to have them pulled. All I can figure must get a kickback from the oral surgeon..Anyway got it all done by another dentist who didn't care where I got them pulled.

Jason Davis

Jan 22, 2020

Kim Steidinger

Jan 16, 2020

Dr Bess is wonderful, she is very kind and caring. She did an awesome job always letting me know what she was doing next. Very pleased with my teeth. All the staff are very professional and helpful.

John Roemer

Jan 15, 2020

Have always had a good experience at Midwest be it 7 yrs ago or yesterday. The staff is very friendly, helpful, knowledgable and thoughtful.

Bash Borger

Jan 08, 2020

Susan McMullen

Dec 19, 2019

Always a good visit!

Desirae Lowry

Dec 13, 2019

Dr.Grey was very polite, and super fast at teeth extraction! I'm definitely going back !

Peggy Barrett

Nov 26, 2019

I'm very happy with Dr. Bess!

Carrie Lemerand

Nov 12, 2019

C B

Nov 08, 2019

I work in customer service. I understand bad days and the effect rude customers can have on a persons day. Therefore, I take care to be a completely considerate person when dealing with other customer service workers. In spite of this, I can honestly say this was the worst experience I’ve ever had at a dentist office. Don’t go see Dr. gray. I am so glad I decided to go somewhere else instead of let this guy rip my teeth out of my head. He didn’t seem to care at all about what he was doing and was visibly annoyed with me for who knows what the entire conversation. Acted like he’d rather be anywhere else and was rude enough to make the assistant who was previously very talkative go completely quiet throughout the rest of the consultation which he wasn’t even there for. Just up and walked away when I told him I’d rather have a referral than let him take my teeth out, which is what I said when I called the receptionist to set up the appointment. So bad.

Susan Doolin

Oct 16, 2019

Everyone was very professional, helpful and kind. All the staff work great together. You can tell everyone likes to work there.

Brady Bier

Sep 09, 2019

Thank Julie and the gang. Had a blast as usual.

Jeremy Dockery

Jun 20, 2019

Dr biss is amazing great dentist to go to

corey Foster

May 22, 2019

I heard really great things about Midwest dental and Dr Day being an amazing dentist, unfortunately when I booked an appointment I was greeted with a doctor Gray I’ve never meet such an arrogant dentist, he likes to chastise his patient, and talk to them like their children. While getting a procedure was told to raise my hand if I needed a moment and when I followed his instructions he proceeded to snap on me for doing what I was told to do. So do I follow your instructions or do I not?? He didn’t seem to treat his assistants very well either. With this experience even though I’ve moved away farther from my original dentist I’m going to return to them. My advice to anyone is schedule your appointments with Dr Day he is definitely the dentist to see there sorry we didn’t get to meet!

Judy Gragert

May 01, 2019

I always have a great experience at Midwest Dental. Since Dr. Jordan left I have been seeing Dr. Gray. He is excellent in explaining everything he does and makes sure you are comfortable during the procedure. His assistant staff is great also. I would highly recommend Midwest Dental AND Dr. Gray!!

Stephanie Arduini

Apr 30, 2019

Always have great service friendly employees. Really know what they are doing

Laura Williamson

Apr 25, 2019

I want to say that the front office staff make the visit to the dentist a better experience. I am greeted by name with a smile and when I leave they are very accommodating with my schedule for my next appointment. Thank you to Teri, Kari, Jennifer and Nancy for all your hard work!

Johnny Appleseed

Mar 25, 2019

Won't be returning. You're better off funding a dentist out of town.

Gerald Buckler

Mar 22, 2019

The whole staff are wonderful at Midwest. I met Dr. Gray for the first time and I am happy to have him in the care of my teeth. Midwest has been caring for my teeth now for almost 20 years and I have never experienced any problems with their service. Dr. Gray.... welcome aboard....

Stephanie Schertz

Mar 06, 2019

UPDATE: I was seen by my endodontist yesterday 3/5/19...the problem was quickly identified and I was immediately treated with a root canal. The procedure was done on the “virgin” tooth that Dr. Gray at Midwest Dental was so kind to point out had nothing wrong with it. Thank you again Dr. Gray, due to your exemplary X-ray reading abilities and failure to assist me, I endured unnecessary pain for nearly a week before my issue could be resolved. For the record, there happened to be a space between the root, gum line and tooth enamel allowing exposure of dentin and encroachment of salivary bacteria causing inflammation and mild necrosis to the pulp. I guess sometimes you need to be more then just booksmart.

David Longstreet

Feb 14, 2019

Called yesterday with a bad toothache. They were able to get me in on short notice and Dr. Gray was awesome. Everyone there was friendly.

Mich Zilla 90

Feb 01, 2019

Zero tolerance for children, referred me somewhere else and still charged us after the dr gave up after 30sec. Dr only cares about speed. Disappointing.

Jamie Gibson

Jan 09, 2019

let's just start by saying... I am a huge coward when it comes to the dentist, haven't been in some time. From the time I walked in to the time I walked out I was treated very friendly and professionally, have another appointment next week and I am sure it will be the same

Carole Cashmer

Dec 12, 2018

My family has been a part of Associated Dentist for many, many years and have always had the BEST service....when they changed over to Midwest Dental we wondered what would change. Well....nothing changed....they are still the same people offering the same great service! When Dr. Unterman retired I, again, was concerned with who would replace him...now we see Dr. Bhandary and she is very, very good! You can't go wrong by using Midwest Dental for your dental care!

Brenda Hale

Nov 13, 2018

This was my first visit snd everyone in this office is friendly, helpful and thorough. I am so glad I found them! I no longer dread going to the dentist.

Tricia

Oct 02, 2018

I would definitely recommend Dr. Bess, she made me very comfortable and I am a baby at the dentist. She personally called me when I had a question, was very patient and reassuring.

Paula Krischel

Jun 22, 2018

Dr. Day is exceptional. He has been very patient with me during my nerve wrecking state of mind, while dealing with my first root canal. I would recommend Midwest Dental to anyone who is looking for dental work.

Leslie Ramirez

Jun 12, 2018

Mediocre dentistry at best. Never able to get an appointment and the dental hygienist are extremely rough. Don't waste your time here, find another dentist.

Barbara Immke

May 18, 2018

I had problems with a former crown. The dr took care of it right away. Jill is fantastic in there. She should be a dentist

Douglas Swartz

Apr 12, 2018

Think the world of Dr. Day and his work! Carol always does a great job. Thanks

Brent Harms

Jan 03, 2018

Been going there for years and have nothing but wonderful things to say about them!

dan gillman

Nov 18, 2017

As usual Julie was great with my cleaning appointment. As always right on time.

Michael Byrns

May 23, 2017

Good work, fair price. Fixed my kids cap for free even though it was done by another dentist. Twice. And they seem able to use the insurance tricks to avoid me paying more than I need to. So often we see a good healthcare provider hobbled by a bad front office that can't play the stupid insurance game. These folks do it right for me at least, and in my own home town. Gracias!~

Patti Jonland

Apr 28, 2017

Awesome staff from the time you walk in the door until the time you leave. Nothing but excellent care.

Jackie Rever

Mar 31, 2017

My husband and I both had a wonderful experience here. As new patients we found the perfect place for our dental needs. Everyone made us feel like we had been going here forever. I can honestly say I enjoyed the checkup and cleaning , which is a first for me after 60 years. Dr. Day explained dental issues that no dentist had ever explained to me before. Needless to say we will staying with Midwest Dental.

Russell McCulley

Mar 16, 2017

Been going to Pontiac office since the 1970's. I'm 67 yr old, they have taken care of Cavities, Crown, & cleaning all those years. I Drive from Minonk, customer focus feels great.

Marjorie Hazim

Jan 26, 2017

I moved to Pontiac from Crest Hill. For awhile I would drive back and forth from Crest Hill for my dental appointments. After awhile it just got to be too much. I found Midwest Dental and I have been very happy. There is staff is very professional. Dr. Day is my Dentist and Julie Dawson is my dental hygienist. They take the time to explain things. Thanks!

Mark Heil

Dec 05, 2016

Not looking forward to coming into the dentist to have a broken tooth looked at I have to say that I was very happy with choosing Midwest Dental. This was my first visit and I will be back as a regular now for sure on all routine and dental work. Dr Lentz and his assistant Gretchen really eased my mind and talked me through every detail of what they were going to do. They made me feel comfortable and calm in a very uncomfortable situation for me. My recovery has been great and I will recommend Midwest Dental to anyone that I talk to for sure. Thank you for being so good to me while I was being such a big baby.

Donita Duffee

Jun 22, 2016

Now in my 50's, I have been going to Dr. Day at Midwest Dental since childhood. You could not ask for a more talented, professional group of people. Julie has been my hygienist for many years now, and she always does a great job. I never feel rushed at Midwest Dental. To the contrary, they always take the time to listen to any concerns I have about my teeth and are always able to get me in for emergency oral care when needed. I highly recommend this office for quality dental care.

Jerry Ripley

Mar 17, 2016

I have the great misfortune of having less than ideal genetics for good teeth. Subsequently, I have had more than my fair share of dental work. The crew at Midwest Dental, from reception to check-out are fantastic! Dr. Smitha Bhandary is the best! Typically I am difficult to get numb, but she is very accurate, keeps you pain-free, and the anesthetic is starting to wear off as you leave the office. I am so sorry, as I have forgotten their names, but her tech and hygienist are excellent also! They are both great at what they do and the whole gang is genuinely pleasant to be with. I'm not a huge fan of getting my teeth worked over, but when I need too, I wouldn't want anyone else to do the task!

Angela Prawl

Jul 08, 2015

We were looking for a local dentist as we had moved to the area in the last year and it was time for check ups. Midwest Dental staff took all the information for our family of 5 over the phone and was able to get us appointments right away. Two of my girls were seen the same day! Once we arrived the reception staff were super friendly and we were seen very quickly with hardly any wait. The staff and dentist answered all my questions and were just great with my younger daughters! I highly recommend this office!

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Our top priority is the health and safety of our patients and employees. Effective March 18, 2020, we temporarily suspended all non-emergency and elective dental care until at least April 30, 2020. If you are experiencing a dental emergency, please click here for instructions on how to get care. Thank you for your understanding.

Welcome to Midwest Dental
Pontiac, IL!

It is our pleasure to partner with you in your dental care. Whether you are a new patient or already part of our family, Midwest Dental Pontiac offers a wide range of general dental services, cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry for adults and children.

We accept most insurance and offer new patient specials. If you have any questions, please give us a call.

Dental Services

We are trained in the latest advances in dental treatment and are empowered to focus on the best care for you and your family. Our services include:

Accepted Insurance

Midwest Dental accepts a wide range of dental insurance plans,* including plans from:

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Connection Dental/GEHA
  • Delta Dental
  • Delta PPO
  • Delta Premier
  • Dental Health Alliance (DHA)
  • Dental Network of America
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Premier Dental Group
  • Principal
  • Sun Life
  • United Healthcare

*This is not a comprehensive list, and is subject to change. Please contact your insurance provider to verify coverage and acceptance.

New Patient Offers

Please print out one of the offers below and bring it with you on your first visit to redeem.

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$89

New Adult Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $236 - $363

$49

New Child Patient

exam, cleaning & x-rays

Regularly $170 - $258

New patients only. Cannot be used with insurance, state or federal programs, or combined with other offers. If gum disease is present, offer limited to exam and x-ray. Child patient offer for ages 12 and under. Limited time only.

$1.00

Oral-B Toothbrush

Following exam & x-rays

New patients who make an appointment at Midwest Dental will get an Oral-B toothbrush for $1 at their first visit following exam & x-rays. Cannot be used with federal or state programs or combined with other offers. Limit one offer per person. Product value up to $20. While supplies last.

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About Our Dentists

Dr. Angela Bess

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Southern Illinois University, B.S. Biomedical Sciences
    Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Memberships: American Dental Association
    American Association of Women Dentists
    Delta Sigma Delta
    Academy of General Dentists
  • Interests: In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, fishing, and relaxing with loved ones.
  • Personal Statement: "I am dedicated to providing quality dental care in an educational, supportive and caring environment. It is my goal to have each patient feel as comfortable as possible at the office. "

Dr. Brandon Gray

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: University of Illinois, B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of Illinois College of Dentistry, D.D.S.
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Society of Anesthesiolgy
  • Interests: He enjoys restoring his old house as well as cheering on the Cubs, Bears, and Illini. He also loves spending time with his wife and son.
  • Personal Statement: "I believe in providing high quality dentistry in a caring environment. I try to always remember what it's like to be on the other side of patient care and to treat patients how I would want to be treated if the roles were reversed."
Dr. Angela BessDr. Brandon Gray

About
Our Dentist

Dr. Angela Bess

Dr. Angela Bess

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: Southern Illinois University, B.S. Biomedical Sciences
    Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine, DMD
  • Memberships: American Dental Association
    American Association of Women Dentists
    Delta Sigma Delta
    Academy of General Dentists
  • Interests: In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, fishing, and relaxing with loved ones.
  • Personal Statement: "I am dedicated to providing quality dental care in an educational, supportive and caring environment. It is my goal to have each patient feel as comfortable as possible at the office. "
Dr. Angela BessDr. Brandon Gray

About
Our Dentist

Dr. Brandon Gray

Dr. Brandon Gray

  • Area of Practice: General Dentistry
  • Education: University of Illinois, B.S. Molecular and Cellular Biology
    University of Illinois College of Dentistry, D.D.S.
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Society of Anesthesiolgy
  • Interests: He enjoys restoring his old house as well as cheering on the Cubs, Bears, and Illini. He also loves spending time with his wife and son.
  • Personal Statement: "I believe in providing high quality dentistry in a caring environment. I try to always remember what it's like to be on the other side of patient care and to treat patients how I would want to be treated if the roles were reversed."
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