Please take comfort in knowing that we have always strictly adhered to CDC infection control standards and have now implemented additional protocols to help ensure patient and employee safety. For more details about our COVID-19 sterilization protocols, please see our Patient Safety page.
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MEET OUR DOCTORS
Giana Paterno, D.M.D.
I grew up in Elmwood Park, Illinois and received my bachelor’s degree in biology from Indiana University. I went on to earn my Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. While in dental school, I was a two-time recipient of Dr. Cascio award for clinical excellence and participated in several community outreach programs. I volunteered at Northwest Community Healthcare mobile dental clinic servicing residents of Elk Grove, Palatine, Wheeling, and Schaumburg.
I am an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentist, and the Arcolian Society. I regularly attend meetings and continuing education seminars to stay up to date with the latest advancements in the dental field and am a certified Invisalign provider.
I am very passionate about dentistry and believe in patient education so that my patients can make informed decisions when it comes to their health care. I enjoy being a general dentist because I am able to treat an entire family, from pediatrics to geriatrics and everything in between. It is important to me that all patients feel comfortable throughout their dental treatments.
MEET OUR DOCTORS
Dr. Danielle Kerger, DDS
I was raised in Aurora, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Upon graduation, I moved to Omaha, Nebraska to study at Creighton University School of Medicine where I earned a Master’s in Biomedical Sciences. Researching was an amazing experience, and I loved Creighton so much that I decided to stay there to attend Creighton University School of Dentistry. I had a wonderful experience at the dental school, serving as a student teacher in prosthodontics, receiving numerous scholarships, the Pediatric Award of Excellence, and graduating with honors.
I am a member of the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. I have also received Invisalign certification and have extensive experience with digital dentistry.
I reside in Wheaton with my husband and three beautiful daughters. We love spending time together as a family, and exploring all of the things that Chicagoland has to offer!
I look forward to meeting you and providing you with excellent dental care.
New Patient Offers
We know you have your choice of where you go to the dentist, so we want to thank you for choosing our practice.
Second Street Dental
Second Street Dental is a modern dental clinic, specialized in diagnostics and treatment of dental and oral disorders. We offer comprehensive services from all fields of dentistry. In addition to high-end dental equipment, all services are provided in a comfortable, luxury environment.
Monday10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday8:00 am - 1:00 pm*