- 907 N Elm St., Ste 100
Hinsdale, IL 60521
- 1749 S Naperville Rd, Ste 100
Wheaton, IL 60187
Dr. Brian Wardell received his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in 1998 and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Louisville in 2002 where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. After dental school Dr. Wardell completed a one year General Practice Residency at Great Lakes Naval Hospital. He then served an additional three years as a dentist in the United States Navy working primarily in the endodontic clinic. Dr. Wardell completed his Endodontic Certification from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2008.
Dr. Wardell is a native of the Chicagoland area. He grew up in Bellwood and attended Proviso West High School where he excelled in academics and also played baseball, basketball, and golf. He moved with his family to Wheaton during his senior year of high school and currently continues to call Wheaton home. Dr. Wardell is married and has two children who occupy much of his time when he is away from work. In addition to spending time with his family, Dr. Wardell is a huge Chicago sports fan with his favorite teams being the Cubs and Blackhawks.
Dr. Wardell is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and an elected member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. In addition, Dr. Wardell is a member of the American Association of Endodontists and a member of the Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontic Study Club.
Dr. Bruna Burgener received her DDS degree from Columbia University in New York in 2005 where she was elected a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Following her studies at Columbia, she completed a one year general practice residency at New York Methodist Hospital where she managed medically complex patients and handled numerous cases involved head and neck trauma. After working in private practice in New York City, Dr. Burgener moved to Chicago, where she completed her Endodontic Certification at University of Illinois at Chicago. During her post-graduate training, Dr. Burgener focused her research on biological markers for the diagnosis of Chronic Apical Periodontitis.
Dr. Burgener is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. After living in New York City for almost a decade, she moved to Chicago and fell in love with the area and its people. She and her husband decided to call Chicagoland home and now raise their two children in Clarendon Hills. When not at work, Dr. Burgener spends her time with her young children and, more recently, reacquainting herself with pottery, an old hobby that was left behind.
Dr. Burgener is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Association of Endodontics and the Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontics Study Club.
Dr. Patrick O'Hara graduated magna cum laude from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and cum laude from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He practiced general dentistry in Geneva, Illinois prior to obtaining a Master of Science in Dentistry and certificate in Endodontics from St. Louis University.
During his residency, he conducted research on eradicating biofilms from infected root canals. After completing specialty training, he practiced Endodontics for two years in the St. Louis area. Dr. O’Hara is originally from Joliet, and he is looking forward to living and practicing closer to home in the western suburbs. Outside of the office, he enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, reading, music, watching movies and TV shows, and he is a novice golfer.
Dr. Patrick O'Hara is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Association of Endodontics and the Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontics Study Club.