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Doctor Holmes Biography

Dr. Dennis Holmes

Dr. Holmes grew up in Farmer City, Illinois and graduated from Farmer City-Mansfield High School. He attended Illinois State University, majoring in biology and then went on to receive his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Holmes graduated with honors from Dental School and received many awards for outstanding achievement.

He has completed the curriculum at the Center for Advanced Dental Study and the Piper Clinic in St. Petersburg, Florida. This additional training has allowed him to be at the forefront in the diagnosis and treatment of complex restorative problems and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) disorders.

Dr. Holmes has worked with the Aesthetic Advantage "dentists to the stars" group based out of New York City for his advanced skills and techniques in cosmetic procedures.

He has also earned the prestigious Fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Holmes is highly trained to provide his patients with excellence in all fields
of dental medicine.


  • National Board of Dental Examinations
  • Central Regional Dental Testing Service
  • Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

Pre Doctoral Honors/Awards:

  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsvill
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, Southern Illinois University School of Dental
    Medicine (SIU-SDM
  • Outstanding achievement in Oral Medicine, SIU-SDM
  • Outstanding achievement in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, SIU-SDM
  • Outstanding achievement in Removable Prosthodontics, SIU-SDM

Post Doctoral Achievements/Awards:

  • Curriculum completed at the Center for Advanced Dental Study
  • Fellowship Award, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Cosmetic training at Aesthetic Advantage
  • Associate Fellowship, World Clinical Laser Institute

Professional Associations:

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Mclean County Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Academy of Oral Medicine
  • Seattle Study Club (Advisory Board Member for the Central Illinois Chapter)
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics

Continuing Education:

  • Dr. Holmes routinely attends meetings at the top dental centers in the country and he averages many times the yearly requirements of the state of Illinois to remain at the leading edge of dental treatment and knowledge.

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