New Patients

Your first visit to see Dr. Szatkowski establishes a vital foundation for our relationship.  During your first visit, we make sure to obtain important background information, like your medical history, and give you time to get to know us.  To understand what to expect for your first visit , please read through this page. You can even save some time at your first visit by printing out and completing the patient forms in advance or your appointment.

Dr. Szatkowski's practice adheres to all CDC guidelines for infection control in dental offices, including those that apply to instrument handling, contact surfaces, water supply management , and many other categories.

Mission Statement

Our practice is working together to make you comfortable and instill confidence in our care.  To fulfill this mission, we are committed to:

  • Listening to those we are privileged to serve
  • Earn your trust and respect
  • Providing a comfortable and stress free environment
  • Delivering the highest quality dental care using state of the art techniques, and the highest quality dental materials
  • Provide a clean environment and sterile equipment; strictly adhering to ADA and OSHA guidelines for Dental offices
  • Offering our patients options based on their financial needs

Patient Forms

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What To Expect

Being well-prepared for your appointment will ensure that the doctor has all of the needed information to provide the best possible care for you. It also will help relieve any unnecessary anxiety you may be feeling. Educate yourself on your symptoms by reviewing the content on this Web site.

Insurance and Billing
We accept most traditional insurance plans, contact our office to verify acceptance of your plan. Medical Center Dental Associates does not participate in Health Management Organizations; however, we will be happy to file your insurance claims for you. We accept checks, cash or credit cards. We also offer a flexible payment plan. Please see our Financial Coordinator for details. We are happy to file insurance for your reimbursement as long as you are free to choose your own dentist.

Financing Options

We welcome patients with and without insurance. Dr. Szatkowski will work with you to develop a treatment plan that will satisfy your needs and fit into your budget. We will gladly submit a pre-treatment estimate for your care plan prior to starting treatment.

Payment is due at the time service is rendered unless other arrangements have been made in advance. Our office accepts a variety of payment options to ensure that your dental treatment and cosmetic procedures are affordable.

CareCredit is here to help you pay for treatments and procedures your insurance doesn’t cover. We offer No Interest* financing or low minimum monthly payment options so you can get what you want, when you want it. You can even use CareCredit for your family and favorite pet.

With three simple steps, including an instant approval process, it’s easy to apply for CareCredit. After you’re approved, you’re free to use CareCredit for the services you choose including LASIK, veterinary, dentistry, cosmetic, hearing aids and more.

CareCredit is endorsed by some of the most credible organizations specific to each healthcare profession we support. And CareCredit is a GE Money Company, so you know you can count on us. For over 20 years, we’ve been helping over five million cardholders get the healthcare treatments they want and need. Now you don’t have to worry about saving up for the procedures you want and need. With CareCredit, the decision’s in your hands to get what you want, when you want it. For more information or to apply online, visit

Dental Insurance
Unfortunately, dental insurance only pays a portion of your dental care. We strive to maximize your insurance benefits based on your coverage and policy limitations. To maximize benefits, we will file your claims for you. We do not take HMO/DMO capitation plans.

Payment is due at the time services are completed. We feel that finances should never be a barrier to treatment or cosmetics.

We Accept Most PPO Insurance Plans:

Cigna, Delta, Dental Care Plus, Guardian, Humana, MetLife, Principal, Unicare, United Concordia

We Offer Several Financial Options

1.     We accept cash, checks and all major credit cards.

2.     A 5% discount for those who wish to prepay for their ENTIRE dental treatment plan in FULL.

Our fees are reasonable and affordable. Contact us to set up an appointment so we can privately discuss your dental treatment. We will help you find the payment option that best fits your budget.

Dr. Szatkowski can be reached at [email protected] for more information
Contact the office at 847-437-8366 , or go to your nearest emergency room for urgent care.

Contact Us

Elk Grove Village Office
901 Biesterfield Road
Suite 104
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
(Woodland Square @ Corner of Biesterfeld & Beisner Rd.s)

(847) 437-8366

Melrose Park Office
675 W. North Ave. Ste 307
Melrose Park, IL 60160
(Gottlieb Profession Bldg.)

(708) 450-4533

Dr. Szatkowski's hours:

Elk Grove Office Hours


9:00 am - 7:00 pm


8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday, Thursday:

7:00 am - 6:00 pm


7:00 am - 2:00 pm


7:00 am - 12:00 pm



Melrose Park Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday - Friday, Sunday:



9:00 am - 2:00 pm


8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Please be sure to schedule your hygeine visit when I'm present, so I may say hello and examine you myself.