About Your Dentist

Thomas R. Machak, DDS

"Every tooth in a man's head is more valuable than a diamond" - Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote 1605

My Mission

I strive to provide comfortable, comprehensive dental care in a relaxed, friendly environment where my patients' questions are answered, their concerns are addressed and their time is honored.


  • 1978 to 1983 University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Major area of study comparative anatomy and zoology.
  • 1983-1987 Marquette University School of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery.
  • 1987-1988 Loyola University Medical Center, Foster McGaw Hospital, Hospital based General Practice Residency.

Continuing Education & Professional Memberships

General Practice Residency at Loyola University Medical CenterContinuing education courses in Orthodontics using Straight Wire Appliances and Functional Appliances, oral surgery, endodontics and oral pathology.

Life & Hobbies

Married to Penelope, my dental assistant and dental office manager for 24 years. We have four children, Mark 34, Sofia 23, Niko 15 and Evangelia 11. I enjoy boating, fishing, skiing and riding my motorcycle when ever I can. My family and I have traveled extensively through Mexico and Greece. I have been practicing dentistry for 32 years and still have a passion to continue learning and helping my patients attain oral health.