Robert McGonigle, DDS
Dr. Robert McGonigle is part of a tradition of dental comfort and care. After graduating in 1987 as Co-Valedictorian at Loyola University School of Dentistry, he completed a hospital-based general practice residency at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center in Chicago.
Dr. Rob has dedicated his professional career to providing you with the best that dentistry has to offer. He is continually educating himself and his staff on the newest techniques and approaches in order to provide you with advanced, state-of-the-art, comfortable, and personalized dental care. Dr. Rob is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Chicago Dental Society, and the Illinois State Dental Society.
He has been happily married to his high school sweetheart, Peggy, for more than 25 years. He even gets to see her at work, as Peggy works in the office at McGonigle Dental Associates! Together, Peggy and Dr. Rob are the proud parents of Maggie, Dan, and daughter-in-law Liz. Grandson Daniel Gavin brings joy to all!
Philip Gurgone, DDS
Dr. Philip Gurgone was born and raised in Orland Park. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, where his leadership skills led him to become the president of his class.
Dr. Phil is a general dentist with a focus on implantology and surgical procedures. He has received intensive training in implant placement and restoration. Dr. Phil is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and the Chicago Dental Society (CDS).
Dr. Phil is married to his high school sweetheart, Kristina. They reside in Orland Park with their beautiful daughter Juliana.
Kristina Stuedemann, DMD, FAGD
Dr. Kristina Stuedemann is a Mokena native who has been an integral part of McGonigle Dental Associates since October 2014. Dr. Kristina attended North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, where she played women’s basketball and graduated with a degree in biochemistry. After completion of her undergraduate degree, Dr. Kristina went on to earn her Doctor of Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, Illinois.
Following dental school, Dr. Kristina completed a two year General Practice Residency at the Medical College of Georgia (recently renamed “Georgia Reagents University”). This residency provided Dr. Kristina with extensive training in both surgical and implant dentistry – including surgical wisdom tooth extraction, bone grafts, implant placement, and implant restoration. In addition, Dr. Kristina received experience and training working with medically-compromised patients. Dr. Kristina served as the program’s Chief Resident during her second year.
Due to the high amount of implant patients Dr. Kristina treated during her residency, she received her Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) in 2012. Additionally, in 2015, she continued her path in implantology and received her Mastership in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Kristina is also an active member of several professional organizations. In 2015, she earned her Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry. A general dentist who is a “Fellow” in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) has been recognized by other general dentists as a leader and example to other dentists of the importance of quality continuing education to patient care. Other organizations of which Dr. Kristina is an active member include the American Dental Association (ADA), the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS), and The Chicago Dental Society (CDS).
Dr. Kristina married her college love, Eric. They currently live in Naperville, where he is an assistant football coach at Aurora University. (Go Spartans!) In her free time, she loves to travel and be outdoors, work out, watch football, and spend time with her friends, family, and husband.
Ashley Nozik, DDS, Prosthodontist
Dr. Ashley Nozik is originally from Rochester, New York where her mother and father are both practicing dentists and her sister is a dental hygienist.
Dr. Nozik earned her Bachelor of Business degree in Business Management from the Pamplin School of Business at Virginia Tech University. She then received her Doctoral Degree from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine as a third generation dentist. After graduating from Buffalo, Dr. Nozik continued her dental education by completing a three-year specialty training and certification in prosthodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry.
As a prosthodontist, Dr. Nozik specializes in the restoration and replacement of teeth, making smiles look beautiful and function the way they should. Many like to think of prosthodontists as the “quarterback” of a dental treatment plan. While at UIC, she received extensive training in the surgical placement of dental implants, full mouth reconstruction, implant-supported prostheses, maxillofacial prosthetics, traditional crowns, veneers, dentures, and all aspects of restorative dentistry.
Dr. Nozik is currently a member of the American Dental Association, American College of Prosthodontists, the American Prosthodontic Society and the Chicago Dental Society.
Outside of dentistry, Dr. Nozik loves watching sports, running, traveling, and exploring Chicago’s food scene with her friends and family.