Meet Dr. Jason Crescenzo

Dr. Jason R. Crescenzo earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. While attending NYU, he was accepted into the Senior Honors Program in Implant Dentistry and won the Academy of Osseointegration’s Outstanding Dental Student in Implant Dentistry Award. Following dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Seton Hall University School of Graduate Medical Education in Paterson, New Jersey.

Dr. Crescenzo attends many continuing education programs and has completed the New York Maxi-course in Oral Implantology, a 300-hour training program by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He enjoys performing several procedures including one-visit molar root canal therapy, implant placement and restoration, surgical extractions, and aesthetic/cosmetic treatments. Dr. Crescenzo is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry.

During his free time, Dr. Crescenzo enjoys spending time with his wife and their daughters, Enza and Simone.


Meet Dr. Robert Thies

Dr. Robert M. Thies completed his undergraduate degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a recipient of the Western Golf Association Chick Evans Scholarship. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago, Illinois as a recipient of the Illinois Congressional Scholarship. Dr. Thies completed his General Practice Residency program in advanced general dentistry, hospital dental treatment and special needs care at the Loyola-Foster McGaw Hospital in Maywood, Illinois. He was appointed a chief resident of the program before moving to Manhattan, Kansas where he received externship training at the original Dental Implant Centre.

After he completed these post-graduate programs, Dr. Thies returned to Chicago where he accepted teaching positions in the restorative dental department of Loyola Dental School as well as the Loyola Hospital General Practice Residency program as a Dental Implant Consultant. After the closing of Loyola Dental School in 1993, Dr. Thies continued teaching at the Michael Reese Hospital General Practice Residency (Chicago) and the Creighton University (Omaha, Nebraska) Department of Continuing Education.

Dr. Thies has taken numerous post-graduate courses in all fields of dentistry including cosmetics, dental implants, orthodontics, endodontics (root canal therapy), periodontics (gum treatment), pediatrics, infection control and sterilization. Dr. Thies has been awarded Fellowship by several organizations, proving that Dr. Thies upholds the highest standards of his profession. In 1994, Dr. Thies was the recipient of a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, and in 2008, Dr. Thies was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of Dentistry International. Dr. Thies is the co-author of numerous scholarly publications including several in the field of interdisciplinary treatment and dental implants. He also produced a video teaching the surgical placement of dental implants.

Dr. Thies is a member of the Board of Directors for the Western Golf Association and is also the secretary of the Midwest Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He has served as a professional consultant for Altatech Biotechnologies (past distributor of the Camlog dental implant) as well as a Dental Claims Consultant for the MetLife Dental Insurance Company.


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Meet Dr. Kenny Gomolplitinant

Due to his long and impossible to pronounce last name, please feel free to call him, Dr. G. Dr. G is originally from Glendale, CA and after completing his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and his Master of Science in Biology at the University of California, San Diego, he moved to Illinois and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University, College of Dental Medicine Illinois.  His goal is to develop a relationship with his patients based on trust and respect. Seeing his patients leave the office with a smile, knowing he has positively affected them, is how he judges his success as a healthcare professional. As the late comedian Phyllis Diller once said, "A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."

He attends numerous continuing education courses to stay up-to-date on the latest treatments. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, and Delta Sigma Delta.

In his spare time, Dr. G enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and trying new cuisines. He is also a big sports fan and loves basketball and surfing