The Northwestern Dental Group vision for patient care

You know how it goes… you want a shining smile that your friends will envy so you set out to find the best possible implant dentist.  You start the process only to discover that your care is managed by multiple people who might not be focused on you; you end up just being another source to bill insurance at the expense of your dental experience. You start to wonder if there is a better way.

Everyone loves to promise personalized care but when your dental work is spread across multiple practices and specialists it becomes hard. Dr. Mulvaney at Northwestern Dental Group is a leading authority on implant dentistry and conscious sedation.

We believe that implant work shouldn’t be dominated by fear and red tape, it should be an exciting time for you and at NWDG we strive to offer that experience to our patients.  From Hawaii to New York, people have traveled to one of our northwestern Illinois locations and experienced a level of care they couldn’t receive from big box dental providers. Don’t take our word for it though, see what the Chicago Tribune has to say!

Can you imagine if visiting the dentist was as simple as laying down for a relaxing nap?

We completely understand the fear that most people face when visiting the dentist and as such, we specialize in sedation dentistry for patients who would like a smooth and enjoyable visit. From the moment you walk into our door to the moment you take your new smile out for a test drive, our staff is ready to ensure your comfort every step of the way. Sedation dentistry refers to the use of pharmaceutical drugs to calm a patient while undergoing a dental procedure. This class of drugs is known as sedatives for their ability to suppress the brain’s conscious awareness during surgery.

IV sedation is administered into the blood stream during treatment. You will be numbed with local anesthesia and will not feel a thing. If you have a fear of injections, the staff will wait for the IV sedation to kick in until the local anesthesia is administered. After you are sedated, you will not feel any pain or discomfort associated with your procedure, as you will be in a deep state of relaxation.

Why Choose Us?

  • Qualified and highly skilled doctors and staff.
  • Cutting-edge technology provides the best possible service.
  • Sedation dentistry lets you sleep through your procedure.
  • Convenient locations.

Whether you are seeking traditional dental restorations, single tooth replacement, multiple tooth replacement or full mouth restoration, Dr. Larry Mulvaney and Northwestern Dental Group is committed to providing you with personalized, comprehensive adult dental care.

Whether you need to replace missing teeth, evaluate old crowns or root canals, straighten your teeth, schedule a cleaning, or whiten your teeth, Northwestern has you covered.

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Sleep through your dental work! Northwestern Dental Group offers IV sedation so you don’t have to feel any part of your procedure.

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What kind of service can you expect from Northwestern Dental Group? The very best!

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"Today's experience would rate 10 stars; it was consistent with the superior attention that I have come to associate with this practice over many decades. I had a sudden problem and was accommodated with a prompt appointment and a cosmetically perfect, painless repair procedure. I thank Dr. Mulvaney and all at NW for their standard-bearing attention to their patients."

DH - Niles

2014-08-12T18:48:11+00:00

DH - Niles

"Today's experience would rate 10 stars; it was consistent with the superior attention that I have come to associate with this practice over many decades. I had a sudden problem and was accommodated with a prompt appointment and a cosmetically perfect, painless repair procedure. I thank Dr. Mulvaney and all at NW for their standard-bearing attention to their patients."
"I am very impressed by the whole procedure-the professionalism and care from the team. I am 53 years old, and I have never had a doctor follow up with me like Dr. Mulvaney. It is unbelievable. Less than 24 hours after the procedure, I have no issues. None. I expected to have a least something bother me, but everything is great."

Thomas E. - Park City

2014-08-12T18:53:15+00:00

Thomas E. - Park City

"I am very impressed by the whole procedure-the professionalism and care from the team. I am 53 years old, and I have never had a doctor follow up with me like Dr. Mulvaney. It is unbelievable. Less than 24 hours after the procedure, I have no issues. None. I expected to have a least something bother me, but everything is great."
"Now that I have my Hybridge, I am able to eat everything with comfort. It is as close to natural teeth as possible. I am able to chew better than I have for many decades. I no longer have to think ahead of a missing or sore tooth when I chew. I am able to enjoy my meals with a certain peace of mind."

Ken K.

2015-07-02T20:41:32+00:00

Ken K.

"Now that I have my Hybridge, I am able to eat everything with comfort. It is as close to natural teeth as possible. I am able to chew better than I have for many decades. I no longer have to think ahead of a missing or sore tooth when I chew. I am able to enjoy my meals with a certain peace of mind."
"Elaine and George most helpful. All staff from reception "Hello" to pleasant "Good-bye" all highly professional and caring....Not even a twinge of discomfort-for which I am grateful....I am very, very much appreciative. Thank you again."

Barb B. -  Gurnee

2014-08-12T19:59:26+00:00

Barb B. -  Gurnee

"Elaine and George most helpful. All staff from reception "Hello" to pleasant "Good-bye" all highly professional and caring....Not even a twinge of discomfort-for which I am grateful....I am very, very much appreciative. Thank you again."
"Northwestern Dental squeezed me into their schedule on an emergency basis. They were thorough, patient and professional. Top notch."

Gergory B. - Niles

2015-07-22T18:07:07+00:00

Gergory B. - Niles

"Northwestern Dental squeezed me into their schedule on an emergency basis. They were thorough, patient and professional. Top notch."
"Hadn't been to a dentist in years, this was as pleasant and as painless as a teeth cleaning can be! In and out, back to work."

Jessie E. - Niles

2014-08-12T18:49:28+00:00

Jessie E. - Niles

"Hadn't been to a dentist in years, this was as pleasant and as painless as a teeth cleaning can be! In and out, back to work."
"I'm new to the Chicago area and was really hesitant about finding a new dentist, but someone recommended Dr. Khoury to me and I'm so glad they did. I saw her for a regular check up and cleaning and then a second time for a cavity. It was my most painless cavity filling experience yet. She's very sensitive to making sure you aren't feeling anything, and a very personable person as well. I highly recommend Dr. Khoury!"

Kelly S - Gurnee

2017-01-24T02:20:21+00:00

Kelly S - Gurnee

"I'm new to the Chicago area and was really hesitant about finding a new dentist, but someone recommended Dr. Khoury to me and I'm so glad they did. I saw her for a regular check up and cleaning and then a second time for a cavity. It was my most painless cavity filling experience yet. She's very sensitive to making sure you aren't feeling anything, and a very personable person as well. I highly recommend Dr. Khoury!"
"I have never enjoyed pizza, chips, and steak as much as I do now. Thanks to you and your staff, I am able to eat properly. I was so tired of my denture not fitting right and the pain it was causing. Thanks to my new implants I am able to chow down again."

Scott H. - Niles

2014-08-12T20:22:22+00:00

Scott H. - Niles

I have never enjoyed pizza, chips, and steak as much as I do now. Thanks to you and your staff, I am able to eat properly. I was so tired of my denture not fitting right and the pain it was causing. Thanks to my new implants I am able to chow down again.
"Like many people, I'm terrified of the dentist and maybe like a lot of people I really needed to see one. Dr. Mulvaney sat down with me and explained all of my available implant options and was extremely receptive to my concerns. I decided to choose IV sedation and while this made me nervous (I hate needles) I don't remember a thing during the procedure! Not only was the service performed quickly but it was completely painless.

The staff is friendly and helpful, making me feel at home in the dentist chair. If you are looking to improve your smile I can't recommend Northwestern Dental Group enough."

Allen F - Niles

2017-01-24T02:18:00+00:00

Allen F - Niles

"Like many people, I'm terrified of the dentist and maybe like a lot of people I really needed to see one. Dr. Mulvaney sat down with me and explained all of my available implant options and was extremely receptive to my concerns. I decided to choose IV sedation and while this made me nervous (I hate needles) I don't remember a thing during the procedure! Not only was the service performed quickly but it was completely painless. The staff is friendly and helpful, making me feel at home in the dentist chair. If you are looking to improve your smile I can't recommend Northwestern Dental Group enough."
"Everyone was so nice & helpful. They even called before my appointment to ask about insurance, we had just switched plans and it turned out I did have dental insurance now so they saved me a lot of money! They are very thorough & great at educating and explaining everything."

Lisa Herbold - Arlington Heights

2014-08-07T18:44:31+00:00

Lisa Herbold - Arlington Heights

"Everyone was so nice & helpful. They even called before my appointment to ask about insurance, we had just switched plans and it turned out I did have dental insurance now so they saved me a lot of money! They are very thorough & great at educating and explaining everything."
"I never had the opportunity to thank you and your staff for my new smile. The whole procedure went so fast with out any discomfort. It is wonderful to be able to smile with my new implants. I am also glad you talked me into sedation. I am now fearless of dentistry and would highly recommend you to my family and friends. Thank you Dr. Mulvaney, you're the best."

Lynn K. - Lisle

2014-08-11T18:51:05+00:00

Lynn K. - Lisle

"I never had the opportunity to thank you and your staff for my new smile. The whole procedure went so fast with out any discomfort. It is wonderful to be able to smile with my new implants. I am also glad you talked me into sedation. I am now fearless of dentistry and would highly recommend you to my family and friends. Thank you Dr. Mulvaney, you're the best."
"Appointment scheduling and text confirmation prior to my visit went smoothly. Checkup and cleaning was gentle and thorough. My hygienist was knowledgeable and provided explanation during cleaning process as well as tooth care and guidance for next appointment.

Final evaluation was complete and follow up appointment included a procedure estimate that was explained to me and presented with pricing after my insurance was applied. Pricing was reasonable for procedure and dentist availability was accommodated my work schedule. My appointments have always been a really good experience but I would have to say, my last one was a peerless visit that exceeded my high expectations. I am very happy with the team that takes care of me at Northwest..."

John F. - Arlington Heights

2014-08-07T18:40:38+00:00

John F. - Arlington Heights

"Appointment scheduling and text confirmation prior to my visit went smoothly. Checkup and cleaning was gentle and thorough. My hygienist was knowledgeable and provided explanation during cleaning process as well as tooth care and guidance for next appointment. Final evaluation was complete and follow up appointment included a procedure estimate that was explained to me and presented with pricing after my insurance was applied. Pricing was reasonable for procedure and dentist availability was accommodated my work schedule. My appointments have always been a really good experience but I would have to say, my last one was a peerless visit that exceeded my high expectations. I am very happy with the team that takes care of me at Northwest..."