Dr. Avanti Sanghavi graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. She also attended a one year residency program in Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She is committed to excellence in her profession. Trained in a technology-rich and teamwork approach environment, she prides herself in providing individual patient-centered and comprehensive oral care founded on the principles of ethical practice and research.

In her spare time, Dr. Sanghavi enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys meeting new people. She believes that there is something new to learn from every person you meet in life. In addition to this she enjoys cooking and trying different things. She is also a big sports fan, and an avid Blackhawks fan.


  • American Dental Association
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois State Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Mount Prospect Chamber of Commerce

Local Events and Charities:

  • Smiles for Life

Postgraduate Training and Certification:

  • Invisalign
  • Six Month Smiles
  • Progressive Orthodontic Seminars
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics

Dental Hygienist


Deni, being a dental hygienist is her passion! Having been a dental hygienist for more than Fifteen years, She has seen many changes and advances in the field of dentistry. The most monumental change for her is the reality of connection that exists between one’s oral health and their overall general health. It is heartwarming to get to know my patients on a personal level and to help each and every one of them to enhance their oral health and subsequently improve their general health. When she is not caring for her patients, Deni enjoy spending time with my family, exploring new restaurants and attending dental seminars

Dental Assistant


Laura graduated as a Dental Assistant from Concorde College. Laura was born and raised in California. She worked as a dental assistant for 3 years in California before moving to Chicago. She started working at Mount Prospect Smiles in July of 2016. Dentistry has been her passion for many years. Her everyday goal is to make sure each patient’s visit is comfortable and they are confident in getting the quality care our office provides. It is truly a rewarding feeling how a great healthy smile can change everyone’s day

Patient Care Coordinator


Monika joined Mount Prospect Smiles team in May of 2015 as our Patient Care Coordinator. Her friendly and cheerful voice is the first one you will hear when you call our office. Monika looks forward to helping you with all your treatment needs; from treatment planning to insurance, scheduling and financial questions. She has been in the dental administrative field for 5 years and takes pride in providing our patients with a high standard of dental care experience. Monika was born and raised in Chicago. In her spare time Monika enjoys music, shopping, eating out and traveling.

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