Dr. Patrick Pendleton is pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to his neighbors in Western Springs and the surrounding communities. Dr. Pendleton earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at Northwestern University Dental School, after which he served a residency at Rush Presbyterian Hospital.

Dr. Pendleton regularly takes extensive continuing education courses, specifically selecting courses providing him with advanced techniques on the best possible care for his patients. He has advanced training from the Clinical Mastery Series with Dr. John Nosti, as well the Las Vegas Institute, referred to as “The World’s Premier Center for Postgraduate Dentistry.” This training benefits you, the patient, by allowing Dr. Pendleton to provide advanced techniques, including smile design using porcelain veneers and crowns. He was one of the dentists sought out to participate in the clinical trials of Sonicare™ toothbrushes. Dr. Pendleton also lectures at south side study group meetings, and has written newspaper columns in the past, including his "Ask a professional" column in the Suburban Life.

Professional Affiliations

  • Award recipient and Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry
  • Past President of the Board of Directors of the West Suburban branch of the Chicago Dental Society
  • Member of various dental study clubs, including the Windy City Study Club
  • Illinois Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped (volunteer dentistry for mentally and physically disabled patients)

Outside the Office

Dr. Pendleton is close to the community. You may have read of his work in implementing the toothprints ID program with local police and fire departments, schools, and Kiwanis. Dr. Pendleton volunteers for Donated Dental Services (DDS), an organization that provides dental care to the elderly, and physically or mentally handicapped. He has also given talks in area schools, and is a volunteer in the Special Olympics.

In his spare time, Dr. Pendleton plays drums in the band Replica, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Stacie, and his daughters, Kierstin and Kayleigh.