Dental Staff

All professionals at Fox River Dental Batavia maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

Dr. Christopher R. Szydelko, DDS

Dr. Chris Szydelko attended Northern Illinois University and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in communication. He was finishing studies in Biology when he gained entrance to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.  Dr Chris earned earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Sciences as well as a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Chris has been practicing dentisrty since 2006 and purchased Dr Lee's practice on June 10th 2014.   Dr Chris is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He strives to continue building on his dental knowledge and skill by completing more hours of continuing education than the state requires. Dr. Chris enjoys all aspects of dentistry and believes in a more conservative approach to dental care in order to preserve as much natural tooth structure as possible. He understands dental anxiety is real, and enjoys helping patients overcome any fears which may inhibit them from seeking treatment. Dr. Chris strongly believes dentistry is more than just teeth, and he takes the extra time to complete an oral cancer screening at every exam.  Dr. Chris and his wife Melissa reside in Downers Grove with children Zoe and Gavin.