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Dr. Acharya's Advanced Education



Dr. Acharya was born in Chicago and raised in the Chicagoland area.  He grew up enjoying many sports and outdoor activities.  For his Undergraduate studies he attended the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and graduated in 1987 with a degree in Physiology. Afterwards he attended  the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago and graduated in 1991. He currently resides with his wife, Jodi, and two sons.  On a yearly basis Dr. Acharya goes above and beyond by attending numerous hours of extra educational coursework to keep up with the latest in dentistry.  The following is a summary of his education:

  • University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign Bachelor of Science in Physiology 
  • University of Illinois-Chicago Bachelor of Science in Dentistry 
  • University of Illinois-Chicago Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry, Rotations in Oral Surgery, Periodontal Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatrics, Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Oral Surgery Externship
  • United States Dental Institute, Orthodontics 
  • Fellowship-American Dental Implant Association
  • Coursework in Invisalign, Lumineers, Zoom Bleaching, TMJ Therapy, Advanced Orthodontic Appliances/Treatment, Dental Implants
  • Volunteer for DDS ( Donated Dental Services) for the Handicapped
  • Volunteer-University of Illinois College of Dentistry Student Mentoring Program   

     Skill and compassion go hand in hand when providing exceptional patient care.  As a dental professional, I stay up to date on the latest advancements in dentistry in order to provide the most current treatment options for my patients.  As a doctor, I recognize that my patients are unique individuals who have placed a great deal of trust in me and my team.  That is just one reason why I value each and every patient relationship.

I appreciate the time you’ve taken to visit this site and find out more about this dental practice, my team, and the many services we can provide to help you achieve optimum oral health.


Neal H. Acharya, DDS


Arbor Dental Group
150 W. Half Day Road, 203
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Phone: 847-913-8205

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