King Endodontics Chicago

Our Team

Our team is dedicated to our patients.

We know that our office is only as effective and as welcoming as the people who work in it, which is why we take pride in our friendly and experienced team members!

Our Dental Staff

Looking for an Endodontist?

You’ve come to the right place if you are looking for an Endodontist in the Chicago area! Our dental practice in Niles is dedicated exclusively to all aspects of your endodontic care.

Endodontics, or “root canal therapy”, is one of the specialties currently recognized by the American Dental Association. Our practice has been serving the needs of the Northwest Chicago area for over 25 years.

Endodontists Dr. Brett E. Gilbert and Dr. Hammad A. Khan along with our experienced endodontic staff are committed to providing the highest standard of professional care in a pleasant and comfortable environment. We hope that this site will provide you with the answers to many of your questions and concerns.

As a team, we are focused on making all of our patients feel right at home! We put your needs first to achieve efficient and comprehensive treatment in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Dr. Brett E. Gilbert

Endodontist Dr Brett Gilbert

Dr. Gilbert graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2001 and then completed his postgraduate training in Endodontics from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2003. He is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Dentistry and on staff at Presence Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Gilbert is board certified, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.’

Dental organization memberships:

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • Illinois Association of Endodontists
  • Edgar D. Coolidge Chicago Endodontic Study Club
  • College of Diplomates, American Board of Endodontics
  • Seattle Study Club

Dr. Gilbert served as president of the Illinois Association of Endodontists in 2011 and as President of the Northwest Side Branch of the Chicago Dental Society in 2013-2014.

He lectures nationally and internationally on clinical Endodontics and contributes online continuing education by webinar on multiple platforms. He also has online continuing education courses on Dentaltown. He conducts a two-day hands on course at his office location in Niles, Il.

Dr. Gilbert currently serves as a key opinion leader, educator, clinical consultant and advisor to Kerr Endodontics.

He was honored in 2017 by the Seattle Study Club as a Top Ten Young Educator in America.

Dr. Gilbert has been a presenter at:

  • Chicago Midwinter Dental meeting
  • Dubai World Dental Meeting
  • Star of the South Dental Meeting,
  • American Association of Endodontists Annual Session
  • AEEDC Dubai Dental meeting
  • NW Side Branch of the Chicago Dental Society
  • Greater New York Dental Meeting
  • Star of the North Dental Meeting
  • JDIQ – Montreal Dental Meeting
  • NNOHA Annual Conference

Born and raised in the Baltimore area, he graduated from the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelors of Science in Biology in 1997. He is married and has two children.

Dr. Samantha Synenberg

Dr Samantha Synenberg D.D.S.

Dr. Samantha Synenberg received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery with honors from Marquette University School of Dentistry. She earned several honors there, including a Clinical Excellence Award and the Blumenfeld Scholarship. Dr. Synenberg received her Certificate in Endodontics after completing a post-doctoral endodontic residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Synenberg is board eligible with the American Board of Endodontics.

Dr. Synenberg joins King Endodontics with extensive clinical experience. She practiced in the Boston area, where she was voted a “Top Dentist” by her colleagues in 2017, 2018, and 2019 in Boston Magazine. During this time, she also served as a part-time clinical instructor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, teaching both the post-doctoral endodontic residents as well as the pre-doctoral students. Dr. Synenberg is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Synenberg’s interest in endodontics started at a surprisingly young age in her father’s endodontics practice in Cleveland, Ohio. She spent countless hours at the practice helping out and seeing first hand the importance of both the technical side and personal side of dentistry. She graduated from Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Religious Studies. Outside of the office, Dr. Synenberg loves exploring Chicago and its many culinary options with her husband.