Meet Dr. Lakota

Dr. Mike Lakota is a Naperville dentist who had been named as an Expert Dentist for five years running.

Your committed Shorewood dentist.

Dr. Mike Lakota is passionate about providing expert dental care for all of the greater Chicago area. His commitment to his patients and his practice is evident as he offers the latest and best technology in dentistry. Before his successful dental career, Dr. Lakota was a competitive college baseball player. His time as an athlete taught him how successful he could be with a dedication to hard work and continuing education.

Since graduating from the University of Illinois Dental School in 1996, Dr. Lakota has completed more than 500 hours of continuing education. From this hard work and continuing education, Dr. Lakota has evolved his practice far beyond treating cavities and gum disease. He and his team are capable of treating TMJ and performing some of the Chicago area’s best cosmetic dentistry.

Life Outside of Dentistry

When he is not improving smiles, Shorewood dentist, Dr. Lakota, enjoys coaching his three boys in little league baseball, junior football, and basketball teams. He also serves on their school board and is a proud fantasy sports junkie.

Dr. Lakota is thorough, professional, painless and competent but most of all he is trustworthy which I believe is so important in dentistry. It is refreshing to meet someone with such high standards and great ethics!” – Kerry S., Actual Patient

Achievements of Dr. Lakota, Shorewood dentist, include:

  • Named “Expert Dentist” for five years running, Naperville’s Glancer Magazine. Dr. Lakota’s Q & A advice column appears monthly.
  • Selected as “Champion” on Evidence-Based Dentistry. (He lectures and teaches other dentists on current research and protocol)
  • Selected as the official Illinois dentist for the “Mrs. Globe” pageant.