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Michael Carrera, DMD, MS

Dr. Michael Carrera was born and raised in Naperville, IL, and is a bilingual dentist who speaks English and Spanish fluently. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2016 and completed his Master of Science in Biotechnology at Rush University in 2017. Dr. Carrera’s passion for dentistry led him to pursue a Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, which he completed in 2021.

As a practicing general and cosmetic dentist, Dr. Carrera is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest quality dental care in a comfortable and welcoming environment. He believes that every patient deserves to receive dental treatment that is painless and stress-free, and he takes the time to build personal relationships with each of his patients.

Dr. Carrera is a lifelong learner who stays up-to-date with the latest techniques and advancements in dentistry. He has expertise in various treatments, including root canal therapy, oral surgery, crowns, bridges, and digital dentistry.

Dr. Carrera is a highly qualified and compassionate dentist who is committed to providing his patients with exceptional dental care. His patients appreciate his personable, honest, and ethical approach, and he has the best interest of his patients. His dedication to his patients and passion for dentistry make him an excellent choice for anyone seeking a skilled and gentle dentist in Chicago.

When Dr. Carrera is not practicing dentistry, he enjoys spending his free time exploring the city of Chicago. He loves to bike along the scenic Lake Shore Trail and walk along the beautiful Chicago Riverwalk. During the summer months, he likes to check out new rooftop bars and restaurants for drinks and bites, taking in the stunning views of the city skyline.

Dr. Carrera is also a sports enthusiast and enjoys attending games of the Chicago Bears, Cubs, Blackhawks, and Bulls. He finds that cheering on his favorite teams is a great way to unwind and connect with people with the same passion for the game.


  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Restorative Procedures
  • Crowns and Bridges
  • Digital Dentistry
  • Root Canal Therapy
  • Oral Surgery


  • Spanish


  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, UIC College of Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois
  • Master of Science in Biotechnology, Rush University, Chicago, Ilinois
  • Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry, UIC College of Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois

Professional memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Hispanic Dental Association
  • American Association of Endodontists