Michael A. Novak, DDS


Dr. Michael A. Novak is a general dentist who practices with an emphasis in cosmetic, restorative, and implant dentistry, including the surgical placement of implants. He has extensive experience in full mouth rehabilitation for both cosmetic and functional reasons. He attended Northwestern University Dental School and was appointed as a Clinical Instructor in the Prosthodontic Department after graduating in 1986. In addition, he also attended the implant-training program at the Center for Dental Implants at Northwestern University and has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education in his career.

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery: Northwestern University
  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, Chemistry Minor: Northern Illinois University
  • Board Certification: Northeast Regional Board

Professional Activities & Associations

Dr. Novak is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, and the Illinois State Dental Society. He is a past President of the West Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society. He has been active in dental research throughout his career and holds two United States Patents and one Canadian Patent. He has also been the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the International College of Dentists and The Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Novak is an Alumni of the Dawson Academy, Associate Member of the Henry Schein Oral Health Advisory Board, and a Mediator with the Peer Review Committee of the Illinois State Dental Society.

Dr. Novak is on staff at Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals and is Vice Chairman of the Dental Division. He is a member of the Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce and has practiced at this location for over 26 years.

Personal Information

In his spare time, Dr. Novak enjoys the great outdoors, fishing, and manages his family farm in western Illinois.



J. David Ronning, DDS


Dr. Ronning has practiced general dentistry for over 32 years with an emphasis on cosmetic, implant, restorative, and preventive dentistry as well as oral surgery and is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School. Dr. Ronning served for over eight years on the faculty there as an assistant professor.

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery: Northwestern University
  • Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences: St. Olaf College
  • Board Certification: Northeast Regional Board

Professional Activities & Associations

Dr. Ronning is a past President of the West Suburban Dental Society, a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, a Fellow in the International College of Dentists and has garnered numerous honors and awards. In addition, he has completed many hundreds of hours of continuing education to keep in the forefront of innovative dentistry. He is committed to excellence in the treatment of patients, providing coordination of care, utilizing the areas best specialists, state-of-the-art laboratories, and infection control.

Personal Information

Dr. Ronning is an avid, lifelong snow skier, outdoorsman and truly enjoys a round of golf.



Alyssa C. Brown, DDS


Dr. Brown is a general dentist who practices with an emphasis on cosmetic, restorative, and pediatric dentistry. A lifelong member of the Hinsdale community, Dr. Brown attended Miami University for her Bachelor of Science Degree and is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. During her academic career, Dr. Brown was extremely active in many executive boards, both professional and educational, on a local and national level. She has earned many honors and awards throughout her career.

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery: University of Illinois College of Dentistry
  • Bachelor of Science: Miami University
  • Board Certification: Northeast Regional Board

Professional Activities & Associations

Dr. Brown is currently serving as the first female president of the West Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society and also serves on the Course Division and Dental Benefits Committees of the Chicago Dental Society. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry and the Chicago branch of the Seattle Study Club. Dr. Brown is also on staff at Adventist Hinsdale and LaGrange Hospitals.

Taking The Time To Give Back

One of her most satisfying accomplishments was participating in a mission with the Miracle Corner of the World Organization in Songea, Tanzania. During the mission, Dr. Brown worked in a dental clinic and treated the dental needs of the local population. In addition, Dr. Brown actively participates in the Dental Lifeline Network’s Donated Dental Services.

Personal Information

Dr. Brown lives in the area with her husband John and three children. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.



Michael R. McCormick, DDS


Dr. Michael R. McCormick is a general dentist who practices with an emphasis in cosmetic, restorative, and preventive dentistry. Originally from Downers Grove, IL Dr. McCormick attended Northern Illinois University for his Bachelor of Science degree and is a graduate of University of Iowa College of Dentistry. During his academic career he was active in research at the Dows Institute for Dental Research at the University of Iowa.

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery: University of Iowa
  • Bachelor of Science: Northern Illinois University
  • Board Certification: Central Regional Dental Testing Service

Professional Activities & Associations

Dr. McCormick is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. McCormick has participated in numerous externships providing dental treatment for Native American populations with the Indian Health Service and at the University of Iowa Geriatric and Special Needs clinic providing treatment for patients with physical or psychological conditions that make it difficult to receive care in a traditional dental clinic.

Personal Information

In his spare time, Dr. McCormick enjoys outdoor activities including softball, golf, canoeing, and camping. He also enjoys spending time with his family who reside in Downers Grove.