About Our Doctors

dr-aaron.jpgAaron Thomas Wachtel, DDS

Dr. Aaron is a native of Geneseo, Illinois, where he lives with his wife, Pamela, and their four children. He was very pleased to return and join his father’s practice in the summer of 2007. He attended dental school at SUNY Buffalo, New York. Previous to his dental education, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was active in the Psychology Honors Society “PsiChi”. He spent his time working as a teacher’s assistant at a large childcare center, and is a graduate of JD Darnall High School in Geneseo, where he was active in athletics and service activities. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Rock Island District Dental Society. Between his children’s many activities, he enjoys watching all types of professional sports, hiking, jogging and spending time with his wife, family and friends.

dr-tom.jpgThomas Joseph Wachtel, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Tom is a native of Geneseo, Illinois, where he lives with his wife, Alana. He graduated from JD Darnall High School in 1968. His undergraduate studies were completed in 1973. He received his dental degree from Loyola University in Chicago, Illinois in 1977. He also holds certificates in endodontics and dental auxiliary. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry (US), Northern Illinois Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Dentists, and the Academy of Dentistry International. He has been the Hillcrest Nursing Home staff dentist since 1978. He has held the position of President and Director for the Illinois Academy of General Dentistry and the Northern Illinois Academy of General Dentistry. He received the Fellowship Award in 1984 and the Mastership Award in 1988 from the Academy of General Dentistry for advanced study in general dentistry.