Endodontists

Dr. Vlad Tismensky and Dr. Beth Damas are members of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE). Well recognized in their specialty, the team at Southwest Endodontics is known for maximizing comfort and professionalism. As one of the leading endodontic clinics in the Chicago area, Doctors of Southwest Endodontics have performed thousands of endodontic procedures to help care for patients.

Endodontists with experience and knowledge in their field perform delicate operations surrounding the fragile areas surrounding your teeth. With over 15 years of experience and recognition in their specialty, the team at Southwest Endodontics is committed to excellence, care and satisfaction.

Dr. Vladimir Tismensky

Dr. Vladimir Tismensky is a native of Riga, Latvia. He moved to the Detroit metropolitan area in 1991. Subsequent to graduation from the University of Detroit Mercy Dental School, Dr. Tismensky entered the Endodontics Residency Program at the I.B. Bender Division of Endodontics, Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, P.A. He was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society, in 1999.

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Dr. Beth Ann Damas

Dr. Beth Ann Damas was born and raised in Lemont, Illinois. In 2005, she graduated as one of only five students with a dual D.D.S. and MS. degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Damas entered the private practice of general dentistryin the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago from 2005 to 2008. Subsequently, Dr. Damas entered the endodontic residency program at the University of Detroit Mercy in Detroit, Michigan. She completed her residency training in 2010.

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Dr. Donald A Miller

Dr. Donald A. Miller was born in Hawaii, but raised in Southern California. He graduated from the Loyola School of Dentistry, where he received his DDS degree, MS in Oral Biology and Specialty Certificate in Endodontics. He also completed a General Practice Residency at the University of California at Los Angeles.

Dr. Miller has been practicing Endodontics for 25 years and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He has been on the faculty of three dental schools, co-authored articles in dental journals and is a contributor to the textbook of Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics. 

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Dr. Alayna Corden

Dr. Alayna Corden was born in the suburbs of Detroit, MI before moving to Chicago in high school.  Dr. Corden attended Northwestern University for her undergraduate education.  She loved living in Chicago so much, she knew she ultimately wanted to reside there, but not before exploring the east coast.  Dr. Corden went on to attend Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA where she discovered her passion for endodontics.  Dr. Corden moved down south to attend the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, where she completed her endodontic residency training, along with her Master of Science in Dentistry.  Following residency, Dr. Corden was eager to return to Chicagoland to practice.

Dr. Corden is a Board Eligible Endodontist, member of the Edgar D. Coolidge study club, American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, Fox River Valley Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, the South Carolina Dental Association, and the South Carolina Association of Endodontists.  As a board eligible practitioner, she is currently pursuing endodontic board certification.

Dr. Corden resides in Chicago and enjoys cooking, baking, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family, friends, boyfriend, and two dogs.

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