Dental Staff

All professionals at Mill Pond Dental Group maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Eric Young, DDS

Dentist serving the Orland Park and Mokena, IL area

Mill Pond Dental Group

Eric Young, DDS, Dentist in Moneka, IL

Dr. Eric Young is originally from Panama City, Panama and grew up in South Florida. He made his way up to the windy city to attend Loyola University of Chicago where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Biology. He then completed a Master’s degree program in Biotechnology from Northwestern University. Dr. Young earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Dr. Young is a proud member of the following organizations:

Through continuing education courses, volunteering and participation in dental organizations, Dr. Young constantly exposes himself towards all fields of dentistry and strives to constantly build his clinical skills and knowledge. He enjoys practicing all aspects of general dentistry particularly with Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistry. His number one priority is to always provide excellent comprehensive care to all. While understanding the difficulties of affordability in dentistry he does his best to work with every individual to fit their needs.

In his spare time Dr. Young enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants and playing sports.

Evan Gallegos, DDS

Eric Young, DDS, Dentist in Moneka, IL

Dr. Evan R. Gallegos grew up in Illinois where he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from North Central College in Naperville, Illinois and a Master of Science in Biological Sciences from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. He earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.  Dr. Gallegos is an active member of the American Dental Association and the Chicago Dental Society

Dr. Gallegos actively takes continuing education courses in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics, and General Dentistry.  He works closely with the Will County Community Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, to increase the access of dental care to underserved patients in Illinois.

In his free time, he enjoys golfing, weightlifting, and spending time with his family.

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