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North Chicago Dentist - Dr. Tanya Melnyk

Meet Chicago Dentist Dr. Tanya Melnyk

About Dr. Tanya Melnyk

While still in college, Dr. Melnyk was employed as a dental assistant. Working in a dental environment surrounded by the artistry, skill, and life-changing impact on patients instilled in her a passion for dentistry and motivated Dr. Melnyk to pursue a dental career.

She successfully completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry.  Dr. Melnyk then entered Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL, a graduate school of great academic record and advanced technology, where she received her DMD (Doctor of Medical Dentistry) degree, graduating with honors.

Dr. Melnyk began working in the Chicago area as an associate dentist for a large dental group.  During this time, she had the opportunity to further expand her knowledge and expertise, while enhancing her skills and techniques. She felt comfortable in the care she provided but desired more in cultivating relationships with her patients.

In 2017, Dr. Melnyk purchased Smileworks Center from Dr. Lani Basco, a well-regarded dentist, who had created a patient culture that was unique and based on genuine relationships. Dr. Melnyk intends to continue this philosophy, and promote a professional and caring environment for her patients.

Chicago Dentist: Tanya Melnyk, DMDDr. Melnyk participates in multiple continuing education programs to learn about new products and techniques. She is a member of:

            - American Dental Association

            - Illinois State Dental Society

            - Chicago Dental Society

            - Ukrainian Medical Association of North America

In her free time, Dr. Melnyk enjoys being with her family and loves creating new memories with her husband, two children, and dog Bella.






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Dr. Jose Rosalez, DMD

General Dentist

Dr. Rosalez completed his undergraduate studies at Augustana College. After graduating with honors he went on to get his doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His passion for helping others motivates him to stay current with the most advanced techniques in dentistry. Earning hundreds of hours of continuing education yearly, Dr. Rosalez provides the best care possible for his patients.

After completing a post-graduate program in implant dentistry at the Chicago Implant Institute, Dr. Rosalez was elected as an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant dentistry.

Associate fellowship is awarded only to dentists who meet rigorous qualifications and demonstrate a deep knowledge and skill to provide safe and effective implant placement, restoration, and care.

Dr. Rosalez is a member of:

           - American Dental Association 

           - Academy of General Dentistry 

           - Chicago Dental Society 

           - American Academy of Implant Dentistry 

Outside of the office, Dr. Rosalez enjoys spending time with his family, trying new foods, and traveling. 

Dr. Robert Wier, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Wier is an excellent clinician, and a caring man who has valued his patients and staff for over 25 years. Following in his father's footsteps, his practice has been servicing the community for nearly 60 years. Dr. Rob has decided to pass along the legacy of his father’s practice to Dr. Melnyk in 2018, when Dr. Rob and his staff joined Smileworks Center.

Dr. Wier is a 1991 graduate of Loyola School of Dentisty. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentisty and is bilingual in English and German. Dr. Wier has one young son and enjoys skiing and trying out new restaurants in the Chicago area.


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Office Location

  • Chicago
  • 4720 N Lincoln Ave
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 60625
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  • Call: (773) 728-9200