Michael A. Bender, DDS, LTD, DBA

Dr. Michael A. Bender has been practicing in the Elgin area for over 40 years. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in biology, he went on to attend and graduate from the University of Illinois Dental School. Dr. Bender participated in a general practice dental residency program at Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital, now Rush University Medical Center. He continues his education through regularly attending seminars and classes, to bring his patients the best in modern dentistry.

Dr. Bender is a fellow of the American Academy of General Dentistry and has been in air abrasion, an advanced technique for treating certain cavities with no shots or drilling. He received a Top Dentistry Award in 2022.

Dr. Bender’s goal as a dentist is to restore oral health and transform the lives of his patients so they can experience the satisfaction of optimum dental health in a safe, caring, and supportive environment.

Meet Our Team

We are honored to present our amazing dental team! Friendly and knowledgeable, our team is happy to take the time to get to know you and provide patient education so you know what to expect during your visits at Bender Dental Care. We also have team members who speak Spanish. Call our team today at 847-888-4334 to schedule a visit with our gentle, skilled dentist in in Elgin, Illinois.


Front Office Coordinator

Amanda has been a part of our team since 2010! She enjoys forming relationships with our patients and seeing the smiles on their faces after receiving expert care to improve their overall health and appearance. Amanda helps us succeed by assisting our patients to schedule convenient appointments in a timely manner, so they can be seen by our team as soon as possible from the time they call.

When not at the office, Amanda enjoys spending time with her son, fiancé and two dogs.


Dental Assistant

We were thrilled to have Julie join us in August of 2020! Julie loves working for Bender Dental Care because she believes she can make a positive impact here. She helps our dental practice be successful by sharing her knowledge with our patients and assisting Dr. Bender to ensure they have a great experience when visiting our office.