Meet Our Dental Care Team in Chicago, IL

Our compassionate dental care team is excited to provide you with trusted, high-quality care. At Lakeshore Dental Studio, we treat our patients like family and can’t wait to help you on your dental health journey. We look forward to meeting you and your family! Contact Us
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Meet Dr. Kapil Kella

Dr. Kapil Kella grew up in Saginaw Michigan and attended the University of Michigan (Go Blue!), where he earned his undergraduate degree in brain, behavior, and cognitive sciences. He then moved to New Jersey to obtain his master’s degree in biomedical sciences. After getting his master’s, he returned to his home state where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Detroit Mercy. After dental school, Dr. Kella completed a one-year General Practice Residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. During his residency, Dr. Kella fell in love with the city of Chicago and decided to make it his home. He’s excited to build his family and his practice in such a wonderful place. He also gained an interest in surgical procedures and dental implants while attending his one-year residency. Dr. Kella completed a fellowship in Implantology at the California Implant Institute (CII) in collaboration with the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He continues to pursue Advanced Implant training at CII. He is a certified Invisalign® provider and prides himself on staying up-to-date on current practices by reading journals and attending continuing education courses. When he’s not in the office, you can find Dr. Kella spending time with his fiancée, playing basketball, enjoying restaurants, exploring events around Chicago, and whipping up some of his famous salsa.


Treatment Coordinator Christina is a recent graduate of Saint Louis University where she earned her Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health. She will be continuing her education in her hometown of Milwaukee, attending dental school at Marquette University this fall. While Christina is sad to be leaving Chicago, she has thoroughly enjoyed exploring her temporary home. In her free time she loves cooking, listening to podcasts, and attending fun events around the city. Christina is your go-to for any questions regarding insurance, scheduling, or financing!


Assistant Adriana comes with years of experience in the dental field. She is certified in both dental assisting and coronal polishing. She is agile, efficient and shows great passion for her work. She is currently a part-time student pursuing her degree in dental hygiene. In the future Adriana would like to give back to her hometown of Chicago. Her hobbies include learning new languages, listening to music and sleeping whenever possible.


Assistant Stephanie is a board certified dental assistant and true Chicago native! Growing up in the Portage Park area, Stephanie enjoys all that the city has to offer. When she’s not providing top notch care to our patients, you can find her walking her dog, Layla, watching The Office, or making a Chipotle run! Stephanie plans to continue her dental education and hopes to one day become a licensed dental hygienist.

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Assistant Monica, our social media intern, is a junior at Marquette University studying biomedical sciences on the pre-dental track. School keeps her busy, but when she is back home in the Chicago suburb of Lincolnwood, she enjoys cooking with her family and playing board games with her friends. Monica hopes to one day provide dental care to underprivileged communities, but for now, she helps run Lakeshore Dental Studio’s social media. Be sure to check us out on Facebook and Instagram!

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