About Smile On Dental Salon & Sleep Apnea Center Lakeview’s Family Dentist

About Smile On Dental Salon & Sleep Apnea Center Lakeview’s Family Dentist

Smile On Dental Salon is conveniently located in the popular Chicago neighborhood of Lake View with easy access to parking and mass transit

Our friendly and professional staff and treatment environment allow us to exceed the expectations of our savvy Chicago clientele.

Our dental office design is inspired by our patients. We built comfort and technological conveniences into every possible aspect of patient care. Our patients deserve as much.

We are honored by the fact that Smile On patients are our greatest source of referrals. But don't take our word for it, their testimonials speak for themselves

Come on in for a complimentary evaluation. Sit back. Relax. We'll handle your insurance provider and make sure that your experience is as comfortable and stress-free as possible

Smile On Chicago has a new location! Coming in September 2018 707 Lake Cook Rd. Deerfield, IL 60615

Smile On Chicago has a new location! Coming in September 2018 707 Lake Cook Rd. Deerfield, IL 60615

Smile On Chicago has a new location!
707 Lake Cook Rd. Deerfield, IL 60615


Chicago’s Family Dentist and Sleep Apnea Center


We know that our patients want the best dentists Chicago has to offer — and that’s what you’ll find at Smile On Dental Salon and Sleep Apnea Center. Smile On is dedicated to comfortably providing our patients a full range of gentle, dental care services in one modern, state-of-the-art location. Dr. Poncza and his team strive to make every visit to our office a pleasant and enjoyable experience. We are committed to providing you with the best care and solutions for your specific, personal treatment needs including cosmetic, preventive and restorative dentistry.

To ensure that your visit at Smile On is comfortable and relaxing we offer digital x-rays, laser technology for advanced cavity detection, intraoral camera imaging, nitrous oxide, and your own flat screen television; all in a warm, friendly, patient-focused environment.

Smile On has extended morning, evening and weekend hours to accommodate your busy schedule.


Chicago’s Family Dentist and Sleep Apnea Center

We know that our patients want the best dentists Chicago has to offer — and that’s what you’ll find at Smile On Dental Salon and Sleep Apnea Center. Smile On is dedicated to comfortably providing our patients a full range of gentle, dental care services in one modern, state-of-the-art location. Dr. Poncza and his team strive to make every visit to our office a pleasant and enjoyable experience. We are committed to providing you with the best care and solutions for your specific, personal treatment needs including cosmetic, preventive and restorative dentistry.

To ensure that your visit at Smile On is comfortable and relaxing we offer digital x-rays, laser technology for advanced cavity detection, intraoral camera imaging, nitrous oxide, and your own flat screen television; all in a warm, friendly, patient-focused environment.

Smile On has extended morning, evening and weekend hours to accommodate your busy schedule.



Meet Dr. Paul Poncza


Owner, Smile On Dental Salon & Sleep Apnea Center Diplomate, American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine

Dr. Paul Poncza holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Michigan and Doctor of Dental Surgery from University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. He has been practicing in Chicago since graduation. Dr. Poncza is capable in performing in all fields of dentistry including cosmetic, endodontic, periodontic, oral surgery, implant dentistry, and fixed and removable prosthodontic. He has extensive dental training and brings the latest techniques and dental materials in the field of dentistry to his patients.

Besides being a skillful general dentist, Dr. Poncza has extensive training in Oral Appliance Therapy for the treatment for Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea. He holds recognition as a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. Over the past several years Dr. Poncza has successfully treated hundreds of patients suffering from snoring, Upper Airway Resistant Syndrome as well as mild, moderate and severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Dr. Poncza is a member of the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, Illinois Sleep Society, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Polish Medical Association.




Meet Dr. Jason McDonald


Dr. Jason McDonald joined the Smile On team in July of 2016. A Chicago native, Dr. McDonald holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health Promotion from the University of Iowa and Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

After graduation Dr. McDonald returned to Chicago where he has been practicing general and family dentistry for nearly a decade. He is capable in performing in all fields of dentistry including cosmetic, endodontic, periodontic, oral surgery, implant dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics, Invisalign and Botox. Dr. McDonald believes in balancing efficient, excellent dentistry and developing strong relationships with his patients. In order to achieve this, he stays up-to-date with the latest dental techniques and technology by regularly attending continuing educational courses.


Meet Dr. Louis Santini


Dr. Louis Santini earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from the prestigious Midwestern School of Dentistry in 2016. He is the most recent member of the Santini family to receive a dental degree, joining his father, Dennis, and sisters, Angela and Kristina, in the field. Upon graduation from Iron Mountain High School in 2002, Dr. Santini went on to study Biology and Chemistry at Central Michigan University. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Science and graduated in 2007. Upon graduation from dental school, he fulfilled his dream of moving to downtown Chicago to provide dental care to the community.

Dr. Santini is an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Illinois Dental Association, The American Dental Association, The American Equilibration Society and The Chicago Dental Society. With a strong commitment to delivering the highest level of comprehensive and contemporary dentistry, Dr. Santini has stayed abreast of all of the exciting advancements in the field. Dr. Santini dedicates countless hours to advanced education courses, being trained under the leading clinicians in dentistry. He prides himself with using the latest technology and techniques in order to provide his patients with all the best dentistry has to offer.

Dr. Santini provides exceptional care to his patients and is known for his compassion and patience during dental visits. He is always searching for new ways to ensure that his patients have the most comfortable and anxiety-free experience possible. Providing beautiful and long lasting dentistry while maintaining a personal and trusting relationship is of utmost importance.
Dr. Santini comes from the beautiful Upper Peninsula of Michigan and enjoys returning home when possible to visit with his family and enjoy the great outdoors. During his free time, he loves to cook, play with his nieces and nephews and simply enjoy anything in nature. Dr. Santini is thankful to serve all of his patients and is excited to help you find your path to better dental health.



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