6700 Route 83 • Darien, IL 60561 | (630) 789-0900

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Meet the Doctors

Trusted Dental Care in Darien for 30 Years

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Grace Castro, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Castro received her dental degree from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston after receiving her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Loyola University Chicago – Neihoff School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse for five years before attending dental school. She always wanted to devote her life to caring for others and has a passion for putting the patient first to improve their health. She is dedicated to helping patients grow in their understanding of oral health to prevent routine visits from escalating into emergency visits as much as possible.

From the time she joined our practice in 2010, she has felt blessed to work with such a great team. One of our patients described our team with the word “synergy,” and Dr. Castro truly believes that every member works toward the same goal of providing the best patient experience possible. This has been the foundation of all that she has done, and she is proud to be part of a team that shares the same values.

Dr. Castro is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, and Chicago Dental Society. She and her husband keep busy with their beautiful daughter’s school and extracurricular activities.

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Ron Goers, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Goers believes in putting patients first, and has since he first graduated with his dental degree from the Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago. Prior to obtaining his dental degree, he attending Lewis University in Lockport for his undergraduate degree. He also finds it important to stay current and compliant with the ever-changing standards for sterilization set by OSHA, for the safety of both the patients and the staff. He maintains professional membership in the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
  • Illinois Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Oak Brook Association of Commerce and Industry
  • Pride Management Alumni

Dr. Goers enjoys staying active in his spare time, playing racquet sports and golf.

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Austin Lacke, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Lacke is a native of the Naperville area. He obtained his bachelor’s degree at the University of Dayton, graduating magna cum laude while participating in collegiate sports. He received his dental degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, where his training included a Pediatric Specialty Honors Track. This allowed him to gain experience in complex pediatric cases, including those with children prone to anxiety.

The best part of his job is the opportunity to meet and converse with people in his community. He is thankful every day to come to Kingery Dental Health and Wellness and work alongside such a talented team of doctors and staff. His professional memberships include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Spear Dental Study Club
  • Darien Chamber of Commerce

In his free time, Dr. Lacke enjoys cooking, fishing, skiing, intramural sports, and sharing quality time with friends and family.

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John Micaletti, DDS

Periodontal Specialist

Dr. Micaletti is a periodontist specializing in dental implants, bone grafting, soft tissue grafting, and periodontal plastic surgery. He graduated from both Loyola University and Northwestern University and is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology. He is also a certified Invisalign™ provider.

Call today. We look forward to providing you with excellent service!
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