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Alfred Roseroot, DMD

Dr. Alfred Roseroot grew up in West Rogers Park in Chicago and earned his bachelor's degree in Psychology from Northwestern University. He graduated from Tufts University Dental School in Boston in 1976. He has worked in Chicago ever since and established his own office in Des Plaines in 1986.


Roseroot Dental is dedicated to maintaining the highest standard of excellence thanks to the most caring and professional dental staff. A broad range of services is provided along with patient-friendly hours.


The oft-repeated comments about Roseroot Dental are that Dr. Roseroot is highly skilled, personable and treats his patients with compassion. The office has a relaxing ambiance with soothing music, beautiful murals and handmade artistry throughout.


“I am incredibly grateful to my patients, many of whom go back decades. I realize how lucky I am to have a job that is so fulfilling. As I am working, I enter into a state of mind where I am focused on both achieving perfection and beauty while maintaining the patient's comfort.”


“I seek to contribute to my patient's wellness and see to it that they need not face dental worries for years to come as they remain our patients.”

Lorelei Grise, DDS

Dr. Lorelei Grise' was born and raised in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area.  She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from Loyola University of Chicago in Maywood, Illinois in 1991. She continued her education at Loyola and received a specialty dental degree in Periodontics in 1993.  


Dr. Grise is a  licensed periodontist in Illinois and Wisconsin.    


She stays active in the community and volunteers regularly at the CDS Foundation clinic in Wheaton, Illinois.  She also loves to help children and works at a Medicaid clinic in Milwaukee regularly,  helping children with their dental needs.  


Dr. Grise' is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and the American Academy of Periodontics.  Dr. Grise grew up assisting her uncle who was a periodontist and knew one day she too would love to improve people's smiles and follow in her uncle's footsteps.  She is a very conservative periodontist and practices a very "down to earth" approach in all her periodontal services.  


Her services include consultations, non-surgical periodontal care, gum surgery, extractions, bone grafts, tissue grafts, biopsies, implants and much more.   Dr.Grise is a Periodontist and has received specialty training in periodontics and implantology. She has been practicing for almost 30 years now. In her spare time, Dr. Grise' enjoys traveling with her husband of 17 years and her two teenage daughters.  She also enjoys reading and taking exercise classes at the gym.

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