Dr. Erla Calderon obtained her dental education from the Centro Escolar University and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Calderon speaks English, Tagalog, and Spanish and is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society. Although Dr. Erla Calderon’s first love is cooking, and still dreams of becoming a chef someday, her passion, dedication, and love for dentistry is no doubt unquestionable. Even during her early school years back home and at UIC, she made sure that all clinical and laboratory works were done meticulously. She will not stop until you are satisfied and delighted. With her nine years of experience as a dentist in one of the most prestigious clinics in the Philippines, two years at the UIC International Dentist Program, and four years at Illinois Dental Center—treating patients from all walks of life—rest assured that you will be treated with utmost care and concern. Being in the practice for several years now, she has learned to be more understanding, patient, tolerant, and sensitive to her patients’ needs. She is also approachable and easy to talk to. It is Dr. Calderon’s aspiration to give you the best possible treatment to achieve healthy gums, strong and well functioning teeth, and, most of all, a beautiful smile that you truly deserve.