About

Frankfort, IL Family Dentist

Dr. John J. Reilly

Dr. Reilly attained his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, and his Bachelor of Science from Loyola University of Chicago. He has spent 37 years as a Dentist, and started his own practice 24 years ago.

Growing up, he found that going to the Dentist was not a pleasant experience. He decided he could do much better, and now strives every day to put his patients at ease, and make them feel comfortable whenever they visit his office.

He truly enjoys helping his patients have a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile. Most days he sees patients that he has known for many years, and takes pride knowing that he can help them keep their teeth their entire life.

Dr. Reilly provides the highest quality of dental care so our patients can attain Optimal Oral Health based on their individual needs. He wants to help his patients keep their teeth for a lifetime in Comfort, Function and Esthetics.

He has been married to his wife Diane for 38 years, who also helps out in his office. They have three wonderful children. Erin is the oldest and she is an Otolaryngologist. Michael is their middle child and he works as a pricing analyst. Mary is the youngest and she just achieved her Doctorate in Pharmacy. He is so very proud of each of his children.

He is a past president of the Frankfort Park District, Frankfort Lions Club, and Frankfort Girls Softball. He’s also a current member of the DuPage Dental Study Club and the Spear Study Club. In his free time, he tries to golf, travels, and spends time with his family.

Joanne – Receptionist

Joanne has an A.A. Degree, and has received most of her training on the job and through continuing education courses. She has 24 years of experience, all at John J Reilly, DDS. Joanne was originally a patient of Dr. Reilly’s for about 10 years, when he offered her a front desk position. Her positive experiences and quality treatment as a patient made it easy to accept. She is very proud of the level of quality dentistry, ethics, and overall personal investment in the office.

Along with excellent dental care, it is important to Joanne that each patient knows that they will be walking into a welcoming, safe environment. She enjoys getting to know the patients, being friendly and open, and helping to make their visit a more pleasant experience from entrance to exit.

She regularly attends church with her family, enjoys volunteering in her community, gardening and spending time with her grandson.

Jackie – RDH

Jackie has a Bachelors of Science from EIU, and trained to be an RDH at Prairie State College. She has spent 15 years as an RDH, and enjoys educating patients and watching their health improve. She loves to be outside hiking and biking with her 2 children, who are 9 and 11.

Bethany – RDH

Bethany graduated Cum Laude from Prairie State College in 2018 with an Associate in Applied Science degree. She has certifications in Local Anesthesia Administration, Nitrous Oxide Administration, and CPR. She enjoys taking the time to build personal relationships with each of her patients and incorporating education to suit their individual needs. 

She believes the most rewarding part of her job is working together with her patients to see positive results as their oral and overall health improves. She is married to her best friend and has a “fur baby,” Charlie Brown, that they love very much! In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, hiking with her husband, going to baseball games (Go Cubs!), and relaxing nights on the porch.

Joy – Dental Assistant

Joy has over 30 years of experience as a Dental Assistant. Over the years she has received various training and certifications, and has even assisted US Naval Bases. She feels that the variety that comes with dental assisting keeps her profession exciting and interesting. 

She enjoys the outdoors by training her two golden retrievers, Max and Lucy. She also plays guitar and drums with her husband and daughter.

“Even after 30 years as an assistant, the enthusiasm that Dr. Reilly’s practice gives me keeps me always interested in new ways for the patients to have a great experience in a family like atmosphere.”