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Dr. Brian Stegmann


Born and raised in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Stegmann received a Bachelor of Science degree from Maryville University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, with an honors certificate in Endodontics. After graduation, he went into private practice with Brookwood Dental Group.

Dr. Stegmann is an active member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, Greater St. Louis Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, International Association of Orthodontics, and International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He keeps up-to-date on the newest techniques and technologies by attending courses in cosmetic dentistry, implants, oral cancer screening, root canal therapy, oral surgery, and porcelain crowns. Dr. Stegmann is also certified in Invisalign.

In his spare time, Dr. Stegmann enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, playing golf and coaching.

Dr. Dubina


We are excited to announce Dr. Nicholas Dubina as an addition to our team at Affordable Dental of Illinois in Dupo, IL. Dr. Dubina is an exceptional dentist who will continue to provide you and your family with the high-quality, personalized care that you have come to know at our wonderful practices! He will be working alongside our existing team of talented dentists and wonderful dental hygienists to help ensure you receive the best care possible.

Dr. Dubina has an impressive background starting his educational career at the University of Missouri where he obtained his Bachelor of Health Sciences. He continued his studies at A.T. Still University-Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine. Dr. Dubina is committed to his craft and prioritizes individualized care for his patients. His mission is “to provide each patient the opportunity to improve their oral health and quality of life by delivering comprehensive and individualized dental care.” In addition to his outstanding educational career, Dr. Dubina is also a member of the American Dental Association and the Missouri Dental Association.

When he is not in the office providing his clients with the best care, Dr. Dubina enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as his dog, Ryder. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, woodworking exercising, and DIY projects.

We are confident that the patients of Affordable Dental of Illinois will be in good hands with Dr. Dubina. We encourage you to get to know Dr. Dubina as he transitions into his position at our office. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

We look forward to seeing your smile soon!

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Dr. Dhwani Patel


Dr. Patel is committed to her craft and prioritizes dental health of those in the community she serves. Her mission about dentistry is, “I am dedicated to making difference in patient’s life by providing bright, healthy, and beautiful smile and help them maintain it for lifetime. I work with my team as a unit to provide best care available for patients and caring for them as my family members”.

Dr. Patel is a member of the Illinois Dental Society and Chicago Dental Society.

When she is not in the office providing her clients with the best care, Dr. Patel attends music concerts and stand-up comedy shows. In her free time, she likes to go on vacation and spend time with family.