Team Bennardo

Anthony R. Bennardo, DDS

South Elgin, IL Dentist

Anthony R. Bennardo, DDS

Dr. Bennardo received his degree in Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois in 1990. He then went on to complete the Advanced General Dentistry residency program at Northwestern University Dental School where he expanded his skills working with dental specialists in every discipline of dentistry.

He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and has extensive experience in Complex Restorative procedures, Invisalign®, Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implants.

After being diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in 2014, Dr. Bennardo's desire to help his patients with their overall health was elevated to an even higher level. This prompted him to devote hundreds of hours in advanced training in Dental Sleep Medicine and Nutrition.

He is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and serves as a board member for the International Academy of Sleep. Dr. Bennardo is also a Board Certified Diplomate in the American Sleep and Breathing Academy and is the treating doctor for Chicagoland NFL players with Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Outside the Office

Dr. Bennardo attends Harvest Bible Chapel in Elgin, where he serves as a Men's Small Group leader and volunteers on the Worship Team playing acoustic guitar with some well known Christian artists. His hobbies include Snow Skiing, Surfing, Scuba Diving, Exercising and Tennis.

Tessa - Registered Dental Hygienist

I received my dental hygiene degree from Harper College in 2017. I pursued a career in dental hygiene because I had always loved going to the dentist growing up. I hope to give all of my patients the same positive experience. I enjoy teaching my patients about the importance of oral health. In my free time I love playing tennis, walking my dogs, and spending time with my family and friends.

Jorie - Dental Assistant

I joined the team in February 2020. I have been a dental assistant for over 30 years but took 10 years off to stay home and raise my son. I came back into the workforce and was hired by Dr. Bennardo. I was a bit intimidated going back after being away for so long but Dr. Bennardo's patience and kindness that he shows me, my team members and especially his patients in his practice make me feel like I am part of a family. Outside of work, I love to cook for my family and friends and spending time with my two dogs Ginger and Molly who go with me everywhere!

Nora - Insurance Coordinator

I joined the Bennardo team in 2020. It’s been a great experience to be part of this team and make this my dental home! Dr. Bennardo truly cares about his patients and staff. He has so much passion for everyone’s overall health. I have been in this field for over 13 years and love helping patients understand their dental plans and guiding them through their treatment. When I’m not at work, I love spending time with the family and watching movies. This year has been rough for most, but we are here to give the best dental care for you and your family!

Barb - Schedule Coordinator

I met Dr. Bennardo in 2002 while we were both involved with Elgin Junior Service Board which was a health based organization that provided dental care for students in School District U-46. After I saw the compassion and professionalism his office provided each student that I brought into his office, I knew he would become my lifelong dentist. Now, I enjoy working with a team that believes in giving each patient the best care possible. I'm a very busy mom of two teenage daughters. We enjoy boating and spending time watching them ride their horses.

Karla - Team Manager

Bio coming soon!

Our Location

87 S McLean Blvd

Suite B

South Elgin, IL 60177-1856

(847) 888-8311


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