Dr. Erika Wood, DDS
Dr. Erika Wood is a graduate of the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Prior to dental school, she obtained her BA of Science from Loyola University. She is a native of the northwest suburbs and attended high school at the Willows Academy for girls in Des Plaines. She has over 10 years experience in the dental field.
While Dr. Wood was trying to determine which direction she wanted to go in the medical field, she was interning at an orthodontist office. It was here that she discovered her love for dentistry. She found that the high attention to detail requirerd in the dental field and the artistry was exactly the perfect combination for her love of patient interaction.
While Dr. Wood loves all aspects of the dental field, she excels in the area of patient education. She believes that getting back to the basics, with brushing and flossing, is the greatest gift she can give patients. Prevention is key. In addition to prevention, Dr. Wood has a passion for cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Wood is a member of the Illinois State Dental Society, Academy of General Denstistry and American Dental Association. She stays current with continuing education and loves learning about the newest advances in dentistry.
When Dr. Wood is not practicing dentistry, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, traveling and exercising.