Dr. Pagel focuses his practice on general dentistry, with an emphasis on improving the patient experience. He works with patients to see what makes them feel the most comfortable in the dental chair. When developing a personalized treatment plan, he takes into account the chief concern of the patient and breaks everything down into easy-to-understand steps, eliminating any confusion and making sure everyone is on the same page.
He is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Association, Chicago Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and he currently serves on the board of directors for the Chicago Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Pagel believes life-long learning is the only way to stay up-to-date and provide the best dentistry for his patients, so he is constantly advancing his knowledge with continuing education courses.
Dr. Pagel completed his undergraduate education at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. He then earned a Master of Arts degree in Biomedical Science from Midwestern University in Downers Grove. He went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, graduating in 2018. During his time in dental school, Dr. Pagel served as the chapter President of both the American Student Dental Association and the American Association of Public Health Dentistry. Upon graduation, he received the Dr. Lina K. Tharp Award for exceptional achievement and involvement in student activities as well as the AGD Senior Student Dental Award, given to the student who exhibited the greatest interest, knowledge, and proficiency in the field of general dentistry. Since graduating, Dr. Pagel has been practicing dentistry full time in the Chicago suburbs.
When not practicing dentistry, Dr. Pagel likes to spend his free time binge-watching Netflix and spending time with his wife, Mary, who practices law in the Chicago suburbs, and their cat, Frances, who lounges around the apartment most of the time. Together, they hope to build a future serving the Chicagoland area and make new memories along the way.