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Dr. VanderMolen has been a trusted name in dental excellence in Springfield and Central Illinois for over 29 years. He is a gentle, caring dentist who prides himself in keeping current with the most recent advances in dentistry, and he utilizes the most predictable techniques and materials for lifelike and long-lasting results. He and his fantastic team of professionals provide friendly, comfortable, and highly personalized service with a strong emphasis on getting to know each patient.
He received his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Illinois in 1985. He was selected for the Navy's prestigious postgraduate program in Advanced Dentistry at Bethesda Naval Hospital and graduated first in his class in 1986. He then completed a tour of duty in Italy and was rated the best Navy dentist in all of Europe. Dr. VanderMolen completed his Naval service in Pensacola, Florida, and established a private practice in 1990.
Dr. VanderMolen received the Academy of General Dentistry's prestigious Fellowship Award for his commitment to continuing education and for scoring in the top 99 percentile on the comprehensive Fellowship Exam. He completes over 100 hours of continuing education in dentistry every year.
As a member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, Dr. VanderMolen is recognized as a leader in dentistry. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Crown Council, Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and is a Master of the American Dental Implant Association.
Dr VanderMolen also recently co-wrote a book with best-selling author, Brian Tracy. The title of the book is The Secret to Winning Big and it's a compilation of writings from various authors, each talking about one specific secret to winning big in life and in business.
Dr VanderMolen's chapter is about courtesy, something we take very seriously here at Advanced Dental Care and hopefully you notice!
You can purchase a copy of Dr VanderMolen's book on Amazon HERE.
Dr. Victoria Driskill grew up right here in Springfield, IL. She graduated from Pleasant Plains High School and then attended Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville majoring in Biology & Medical Science.
Dr. Driskill received her doctorate from the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine where she participated in dental mission trips to Honduras and Jamaica and also received many awards for clinical and professional excellence.
In addition to her technical proficiency, Dr. Driskill is committed to upholding high ethical and clinical standards, integrity, and sound judgment. She is a considerate listener and looks forward to showing you how exceptional dentistry can improve your health and your life!
Dr. Kevin Schlee grew up in Johnston City, IL. He graduated from the prestigious Illinois Math & Science Academy and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois at Champaign where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry.
Dr. Schlee furthered his training at the Southern Illinois University Graduate School of Physiology. Then he received his doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago Dental School. During his dental education he received many awards for clinical and professional excellence, including the Horace Wells Award by the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
In addition to his technical proficiency, Dr. Schlee is a diligent listener and will explain beforehand what treatment is best for your individual needs. He is also fluent in German, and he looks forward to providing you with gentle, comprehensive care that can improve your life!