David S. Maddox, DDS, MS – Vernon Hills Pediatric Dentist, Gurnee Pediatric Dentist

Dr. David Maddox

Growing up in the small Midwestern town of Zanesville, Ohio, boyhood home of author Zane Grey and astronaut/senator John Glenn, Dr. David S. Maddox, II always dreamed of one day living in a big city, full of excitement and adventure.

After receiving a degree in zoology from Miami University in Oxford, OH in 1982, Dr. David Maddox earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Case Western Reserve University School of Dentistry in Cleveland. Not satisfied Ohio would be the source of excitement and adventure he was seeking, Dr. Maddox continued his post-graduate dental studies at Northwestern University and The Children’s Memorial Hospital; earning his Master of Science and Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry in 1988. He chose the pediatric dental specialty because he enjoys the “variety and refreshing nature of children.”

Dr. Maddox also enjoys teaching and continues to serve as an Attending Dentist, lecturing and providing clinical instruction as part of the Postgraduate Pediatric Dental Training Program at The Children’s Memorial Hospital. In addition, he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. David Maddox is married to Anita an author as well as Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, and they are the proud parents of three children. His favorite foods fall into a category he calls American Provincial and their travels usually revolve around family-oriented events and activities.

Hobbies: Hiking, Biking, Camping, and Reading.

If I were a kid again I’d: Ride bikes and swim, all day, everyday