Dr. Paul Lukawski, D.D.S, is a native Chicagoan and has been practicing dentistry in Chicago and the surrounding communities since 1989. Dr. Lukawski received his Bachelors of Science degree from DePaul University in 1985, and his Doctorate in Dentistry from Loyola University of Chicago in 1989. His first office was located inChicago where he practiced for 12 years. (1991-2003).
Dr. Lukawski opened Prairie Dental, Ltd. In 2001. He then practiced in both Chicago and Plainfield for two years. He has been exclusively practicing in Plainfield since 2003, when he and his wife Ellen ( a nurse clinical specialist for Heartland Cardiology at Provena St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois) made Plainfield their place of residence.
Dr. Lukawski takes the time to listen to your concerns and explains all of your treatment options. He believes that patients are entitled to al of the information needed in order to make good choices about their oral health. This approach is based upon a personal commitment to the welfare of his patients.
Kim, our Office Manager, brings over 20 years of experience within the dental industry. Her professionalism and warm personality heightens the level of customer service to new and refreshing levels here at Prairie Dental, Ltd. Kim’s broad understanding of dental technology, healthcare benefits, and treatment alternatives provide a wealth of knowledge for patients as they consider their oral health options. Her and her husband are proud parents of three wonderful children. She enjoys gardening, decorating, and camping.
Jessica is our full time Dental Hygienist who brings over 9 years of experience to our practice. Jessica is certified in sedation techniques, Periodontal Therapy with the use of antimicrobial irrigation, local anesthesia, and CPR. She provides excellent patient care and goes above and beyond in helping maintain optimal health. Jessica loves to learn and is a great resource for information on what products will best suit your at home dental needs. She strives to provide the highest quality of care, using techniques that are scientifically proven to provide results in collaboration with your homecare techniques. When Jessica is not working or learning she enjoys spending time with her husband, son and two dogs. She also enjoys exercising, spending time outside, and crafting.
Natalie is our full-time dental assistant. She brings over eight years of experience in the dental field. This experience includes but is not limited to: digital x-rays, chair side bleaching, and extractions. She is also certified in CPR, First Aid, coronal polishing, and pit and fissure sealants. When Natalie isn’t at work she enjoys baking, volunteering in her community as a Girl Scout Troop Leader, and fishing and camping with her family. She is also an animal lover who’s current residents include chickens, cats, dogs, fish, and a ferret.