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Dr. Golk

Dr. Michael Golk was born and raised in Orland Hills, IL and attended Carl Sandburg High School. He graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine – Illinois. In dental school, he was inducted into the National Dental Honors Society (Omicron Kappa Upsilon) for excellence in academics, character, and professionalism.

Dr. Golk believes in a patient-centered approach to dentistry by promoting a relaxed and comfortable experience. He is committed to addressing the patient’s wants and needs and encourages the patient to become an active participant in their treatment. Dr. Golk firmly believes that a commitment to oral health is important for overall health.

Dr. Golk is currently a general dentist and Captain (O3) in the Army National Guard of Illinois. In that role, he maintains his unit’s readiness by performing oral examinations and dental procedures to ensure soldiers are ready for deployment. He also lectures on oral hygiene and dental trauma, so soldiers are equipped to handle dental-related situations in the field.

In his free time, Dr. Golk enjoys golfing, exercising, traveling, eating, and spending time with his family, friends, and his dogs, Wrigley and Ivy. He is an avid Chicago sports fan.

He is also a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association (ADA), the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and the Chicago Dental Society (CDS).