Dr. Monica Urda

5 Years
Experience

Locations

Smile Science Chicago
1755 West North Avenue
Chicago, Illinois
Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Tue 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Wed 7:00 am - 2:00 pm  
Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  

Biography

Born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago Dr. Monica Urda received the Trustee Scholarship from Loyola University to study biology. A recipient of the Mulcahy Award as well as the Pre-Dental Award she graduated cum laude from Loyola and spent the following four years at Marquette School of Dentistry in Milwaukee Wisconsin where she earnred her DDS. Afterward, she completed post-graduate coursework in endodontics, dental implants, Cad-Cam technology, esthetic restorations, and Invisalign. In 2013 Dr. Urda joined a large group practice on the southwest side of Chicago. Through her expertise, her calm, confident manner and her engaging personal touch Dr. Urda quickly became a favorite doctor among the patients at the large and busy clinic.

Why should patients choose you as their provider instead of others in the area?

A resident of Chicago’s north side, Dr. Urda has been an active member of the community as a volunteer with Give Kids a Smile day, Smiles For the Future day, Head Start day and Mission of Mercy day. She is committed to continued life-long learning that will bring the most advanced techniques in dentistry to her patients.

What are you proud of in your practice?

Whether for a routine visit or a more complex procedure Dr. Urda respects each patient’s right to a detailed discussion of any treatment needed. She will take the time to explain a procedure, answer all questions and alleviate any concerns, then the Smile Science Chicago staff will work to implement Dr. Urda’s treatment plan within the schedule and budget of each patient.

Offered Services 13 Services

Bonding Braces Bridges / Dentures Cleaning Crown / Cap Filling Implants Root Canal TMJ Tooth Extraction Veneers Whitening Wisdom Teeth Removal

Bonding Braces Bridges / Dentures Cleaning Crown / Cap Filling Implants Root Canal TMJ Tooth Extraction Veneers Whitening Wisdom Teeth Removal

Languages Spoken

English

Most Helpful Reviews (138)

  • Best dentist ever !
    Reviewed on April 30th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Very relaxed environment, you can tell every employee there loves their job which speaks multitudes to how it is run. They were upfront on any charges before appointment and before next appointment. The dentist was super thorough and explained every X-ray picture to me. Try her and you will see!
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  • Perfect..
    Reviewed on April 24th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    The Dr. And the staff are awesome . They explained everything before they did what they had to do. Thank you.
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  • Very nice facility & staff
    Reviewed on April 22nd, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Nice
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  • professional and fun
    Reviewed on April 20th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Everyone at Science Smile Chicago was really great. They made me feel both welcomed and taken care of.
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  • Welcoming staff- not judgemental!
    Reviewed on April 17th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I had not been to the dentist in several years. The front desk staff was welcoming and explained billing very throughly. Dr. Urda and her staff were gentle and non-judgemental. Have already recommended to several friends!
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  • Great customer service and extremely informative and kind dentist.
    Reviewed on April 17th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I haven’t been to a dentist in a while and I had high anxiety about the experience but Dr. Urda and her office made the experience a good one. Everyone was so kind and welcoming. The space was very inviting too. Dr. Urda was gentle and really good at explaining everything that needed to be done. I really recommend her!!
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  • Friendly and dedicated to meeting new patients
    Reviewed on April 16th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Monica did a great job on my teeth. She was very keen to learn my recent dental history as well as talk a little about where I'm from. It is clear that she is knowledgable on her craft.
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  • excellent
    Reviewed on April 15th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Urda was attentive to my problems and developed a comprehensive treatment plan for my dental needs
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  • I had a great first-time client experience.
    Reviewed on April 11th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I found Dr. Urda on OpenCare, and I had a great first-time experience.
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  • Great cleaning and x-ray experience.
    Reviewed on April 9th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    The x-ray and cleaning and cleaning was very quick and easy. Everyone was very friendly and it was actually and enjoyable dental experience.
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  • Great dental experience
    Reviewed on April 5th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    The staff was friendly and communicative leading up to the appointment. They had a TV on the ceiling, which was a nice touch. And they knew what they were talking about. Will be coming back!
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  • Great! Very friendly staff, hygienist, and doctor + netflix
    Reviewed on April 5th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Had a great experience for my checkup/cleaning! Parking is paid street, not too hard to find. Front desk staff is friendly and offered me coffee/water. Hygienist took me back almost immediately and was also very friendly. They have TVs on the ceiling so you can watch whatever netflix you want which makes the appointment go by super fast. Dr. Urda came in just at the end to look at my xrays and quickly check my teeth but was very pleasant the whole time. Definitely would recommend.
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  • Professional and quick!
    Reviewed on March 30th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Thorough communication prior to appointment. Called my name on time and did a very efficient cleaning. Hygentist was great and Dr. Urda was wonderful! Really loved her attitude and demeanor.
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  • Great experience, friendly staff
    Reviewed on March 29th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Easy in and out. Staff and Dr. Urda were friendly and knowledgeable. Appointment was thorough.
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  • Made me feel comfortable and answered all my questions.
    Reviewed on March 28th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Waited a very short amount of time before they took me back for X-rays and cleaning. Once the cleaning was done Dr. Monica came in and did a thorough examination, answered all my questions and provided explanations for everything. She also referred me to other providers who could provide a second opinion.
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  • A caring and professional dentist.
    Reviewed on March 27th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I've had bad experiences with dentists in the past and this office is outstanding. Great care.
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  • Everyone at Smile Science was great and made me feel very comfortable!
    Reviewed on March 26th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    This was probably the best experience I've had at a Dentist's office, ever. I'm sure I'm on the same page with a lot of people when I say that going to the dentist is not my favorite thing to do. However, everyone at Smile Science was so nice and knowledgeable. After my exam I received an action plan on the next steps to take and everything was explained in great detail. I feel like I can trust Dr. Urda with my smile and will definitely be back again.
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  • Excellent - everyone was extremely friendly and did a great job!
    Reviewed on March 26th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Office is welcoming, staff is great, Dr. Urda is super friendly and knowledgeable. Office has refreshments and TVs above your chairs to make your visit more comfortable. Barely had to wait when I arrived, and the rest of my visit was very efficient as well. Very happy with my experience and plan to continue visiting Smile Science Chicago!
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  • Hands down the best dentist I've ever seen.
    Reviewed on March 25th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I've been fighting with awful dental issues since childhood and have seen far too many dentists to count. Dr. Urda is by far the best. She listens to patients, walks them through a treatment plan, and is genuine in wanting to help. I cannot recommend her enough.
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  • The best dental Experience!
    Reviewed on March 13th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I was very impressed by the friendliness and the genuine care of everyone in this office. I'm happy to finally have a dental team that I trust.
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  • Prompt and efficient with the right amount of warmth.
    Reviewed on March 12th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I have been avoiding the dentist for a long time because I know I have some dental problems. They were very efficient in breaking down what steps I would need to take and finding me appointments quickly. I honestly feel like this is as good as a dentist situation can be. Location is very nice as well, easy to get to via public transportation. Dr. Monica Urda herself has good energy.
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  • Awesome!
    Reviewed on March 7th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Everyone in the office was very nice & welcoming! I enjoyed chatting with Dr. Urda & Kia, they are funny & great. Looking forward to visiting again! :)
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  • Very pleasant experience, I look forward to my next visit.
    Reviewed on March 6th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    The office is very clean and inviting. My hygienist (Mari, I believe her name is) made me feel at ease and was very friendly. Dr. Urda was also great! I was very happy with the abundance of women in the office. This made my visit much more bearable— I’m not usually one to enjoy dental visits.
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  • Dr. Urda was very thorough, effective + gentle.
    Reviewed on March 4th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I havent been to a dentist in a few years. Dr Urda made me feel at home and very comfortable. She didnt try to force any extra procedures and explained what i needed to do moving forward to keep my chompers looking & feeling good.
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  • Very professional, caring, very friendly
    Reviewed on February 25th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Staff was on top of my appointment and visit. I was seen as soon as I walked into the building. I will certainly tell everyone About her.
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  • She is the best dentist I have been to!
    Reviewed on February 24th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    She's very professional. She is very informing with everything she was doing. The doctor is extremely friendly. She took her time and was very through.
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  • Good atmosphere and friendly staff
    Reviewed on February 23rd, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Clean space with fun upgrades like a TV on the ceiling! The dental hygienist was very friendly and nice as well as Dr. Urda and was great at listening to my concerns.
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  • Dr. Urda is quick, professional, and her exam and advice are comprehensive.
    Reviewed on February 22nd, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Urda answered all my questions, the office was clean and the staff professional, and I felt comfortable with her analysis.
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  • Great staff, Great experience.
    Reviewed on February 22nd, 2018  •  Verified patient
    All of the staff at the office were so helpful and friendly. It had been a while since I had been to the dentist so I was nervous. Everyone there made me feel at ease.
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  • Really friendly and professional staff!
    Reviewed on February 17th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Everyone there is so nice. I love that they have coffee and water, as well as two TV’s in each room! Amentities everywhere.
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  • Amazing
    Reviewed on February 11th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    The staff was very professional and facility was a bit small but clean and fast ...
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  • The whole experience was a smooth and painless process.
    Reviewed on February 10th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Booking and new patient check in / paperwork was very easy and quick. Staff was very friendly and got me in and out painfree. I highly recommend Smile Science and Dr. Monica Urda.
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  • She was fantastic
    Reviewed on February 5th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Upon arrival, the staff was very helpful and set me up completely. The clinic was great, and had everything you would ever want. Dr Urda was fantastic, very knowledgable and also made you feel very comfortable. I would highly recommend going there
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  • Awesome and comfortable! I was not hesitant to come back.
    Reviewed on January 29th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Everything from the first day was awesome. X-rays went great and I wasn't bleeding for the first time. At my old dentist I almost always walked out with cuts in my gums because of the x-ray instruments. My deep cleaning went amazing too, nothing too painful!
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  • All my expectations were surpassed.
    Reviewed on January 18th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I was pleasantly surprised that Dr. Urda is straight to the point and treats me like a person while providing modern, simple dental care. I wasn't up sold, or asked to buy into gimmicks, but just talked to honestly throughout the visit - something that shouldn't be, but is a rarity at a dentist's office.
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  • My visit was easy,informed and I am excited for future visits!
    Reviewed on January 17th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Everyone was so kind. They did a great job of explaining each step of the appointment. The dentists Assistant was nice and conversational. I will be back again!
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  • On time with nice staff.
    Reviewed on January 14th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Dr. Urda and her diverse staff are great. Everyone took the time to explain their process. It’s a clean and modern office.
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  • Fantastic, great people and great work!
    Reviewed on January 14th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    Theu were accomidating and did my full mouth deep cleaning. They were also awesome with my step son. I highly recommend them and will return every year :-) thank you!
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  • An absolute pleasure...seriously, not kidding.
    Reviewed on January 10th, 2018  •  Verified patient
    I was embarrassed to say how long it had been since I got a cleaning, but the team at Smile Science put me at ease right away. Pricing was up front and transparent, I spent barely a minute in the waiting room before my appointment, and Dr. Urda and her staff explained every step of the exam and treatment. I have already recommended this office to my friends!
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  • Caring and knowledgeable, I felt so comfortable from the beginning.
    Reviewed on December 21st, 2017  •  Verified patient
    I haven’t been to a dentist in 10 years. I was very nervous about going. I was lateto my appointment and The ladies were very kind and understanding when I called. Almost as soon as I finished filling out the patient info I was taken back to my room. X-rays were taken and then the Dentist came in. She showed me everything, and explained the plan. I felt very comfortable the whole time. I made another appointment and couldn’t believe how easy and painless this was!
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  • My most relaxed, enjoyable, kind, warm, understanding dentist appointment of my life.
    Reviewed on December 20th, 2017  •  Verified patient
    I have a lot of anxiety when it comes to the dentist, and no it's not the drills. Dr. Urda genuinely listened to all my concerns, never made me feel bad about my dental situation, and was actually fun to be around. The last dentist I used tried to tell me I needed 4-6 crowns and 4 fillings....Dr. Urda only found 3 fillings...I love her.
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  • My visit was quick, easy, and hospitable.
    Reviewed on December 6th, 2017  •  Verified patient
    The style of the office itself was very quirky and clean. Upon my arrival I was greeted my two friendly ladies at the front desk. The cleaning I scheduled was fast. I was out within the hour.
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