Park Ridge Dentist
Dr. Julie K. Davis
Dr. Julie Davis grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She then completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2014. She had special honors training in Implant Dentistry, Endodontics, and Pediatrics. Dr. Julie is a member of the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. She received special recognition for exceptional commitment in the care of patients and for interest in teaching dentistry. Dr. Julie is a member of ADA, ISDS, CDS and AGD.
Dr. Arlene M. Engert
Dr. Arlene M. Engert is originally from the Wrigleyville area of Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Loyola University. She then completed her Doctor of Dental surgery Degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1983. Dr. Engert is active member of the North Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society and she also is a member of UIC Dental Alumni Association Board of Directors. She frequently attends advanced dentistry classes to improve the many clinical services she provides. Her passion is to create beautiful smiles which improve the quality of life. Dr. Engert is a member of ADA, ISDS, CDS and AGD.
Dr. Allison Mele grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. She attended the University of Missouri – Columbia where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She returned to Omaha and completed her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Creighton University in 2012. Dr Mele believes in the importance of continuing education to further her career. She completed an intensive one year General Practice Residency at Illinois Masonic in Chicago, regularly attends advanced training and is an active member in Spear Study Clubs. Dr Mele enjoys treating patients comprehensively to provide a stable, functional, and beautiful smile unique to each individual.
Dr. Lisa E. Black
Dr. Lisa Black earned her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry and Specialization in Health Promotion from Michigan State University. She then received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. After dental school, Dr. Black completed a general practice residency at University of Louisville. Dr. Black is a member of ADA, ISDS, CDS and AGD.
Dr. Russell P. “Rusty” Fitton IV grew up in Palatine and attended William Fremd High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology at at Indiana University – Bloomington, Indiana. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at University of Illinois at Chicago in 2012. Dr. Fitton believes continuing education is one of the most enjoyable aspects of his career. In 2012, he completed the extensive Medical College of Georgia/MAXI mini-residency in Dental Implants and is an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has continued as a member of the Advanced Dental Implant Studies group, an international group that discusses the latest technologies and techniques in dental implant therapy. Dr. Fitton enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry, and treating patients of all ages. Dr. Fitton is a member of the ADA, CDS, AGD, ICOA, and AAID.