WELCOME To Naperville Dentist - Dr. Cynthia Cardenas, DDS

I want to be your dentist! Patients that I see, eventually have no fear of coming to see me, because I'm a painless dentist!

Keeping your smile bright and beautiful starts with a conversation. Let's talk about what we can do together to help you and your family stay healthy and happy.

I'm Cynthia Cardenas. I have very good problem solving skills, so I'll listen to your questions and concerns about any existing dental issues. I am able to ask the right questions and articulate answers to your dental issues. My open approach to treatment allows you to choose the best option for your personal circumstance.

Whether we're talking about restorative or implant dentistry or cosmetic dentistry, I want you to have the information you need so that together we can design an affordable plan tailored to your unique needs.

My patients report extreme comfort because of the techniques I've developed over the years in practicing quality dentistry. Please check out my reviews on Angie's List, Google Maps, Yelp and on my testimonial tab. For

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Office Hours:
Monday 10:00-5:00pm
Tuesday 11:00-7:00pm
Wed 10:00-5:00pm
Thursday 11:00-7:00pm
Friday - Closed
Saturday 8:00-1:00pm (Alternating)
Sunday- Closed

Our Naperville dental practice allows new patients to print out their forms online to prevent them from having to wait in office and fill them out. Just click the Patient Forms tab.

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Cynthia Cardenas, DDS


10:00 am-5:00 pm


11:00 am-7:00 pm


10:00 am-5:00 pm


11:00 am-7:00 pm




8:00 am-1:00 pm (Alternating Saturdays)



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  • Dr.
    Cynthia Cardenas

    Dr. Cardenas graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy in the year 2000. She was awarded a United States Naval Health Scholarship to attend dental school. She completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency in her first year out of dental school. She was an active-duty dental officer in the United States Navy for five years. During her time in the Navy, she was assigned to an aircraft carrier, the USS Kennedy, and in January 2002 she deployed to the Persian Gulf for six and a half months during Operation Enduring Freedom. In addition to being highly skilled in all phases of general dentistry, Dr. Cardenas is very adept at performing root canal therapies and surgical extractions. Dr. Cardenas is also certified by the American Academy of Facial Esthetics and offers botox and filler injections. Dr. Cardenas is originally from Michigan but has been a Naperville resident since 2005. She speaks Spanish fluently. When she isn’t busy with dentistry, she is active in her church, she is her sons’ number one sports fan, and she enjoys reading, traveling with her twin boys, and cooking.   


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