Nicholas Berns, DMD
Nicholas Berns, DMD joined the practice in May, 2015. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois Dental School (2010, cum laude) and the United States Air Force Advanced Education in General Dentistry (2011).
His experience includes 4 years of practice as an active duty Air Force dentist, where he gained significant experience in fillings, oral surgery (extractions), implant restorations, crown and bridge work, veneers, whitening, and most root canals.
As a dentist, Nick takes pride in getting to know his patients and making them feel comfortable no matter the procedure. He takes a lot of time in explaining recommended dental treatment, including preventive treatment, needed procedures, and how to maintain existing work.
Dr. Berns has been involved in several of the volunteer aspects of dentistry, participating in Give Kids A Smile Day, and humanitarian missions to Jamaica and El Salvador.
He maintains active membership in the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the Chicago Dental Society and enjoys attending many continuing education events throughout the year to constantly improve upon his skills. Dr. Berns is a member of the SPEAR Dental Study Club. SPEAR Education provides dental continuing education for striving dentists that are dedicated to the pursuit of clinical excellence in dentistry.
Dr. Berns speaks limited Spanish.
Outside the office, Nick is a proud husband and father of 2. He enjoys running, biking, and music (piano, guitar and singing). He is always thrilled to meet new patients!