Meet Our Dentists in Vernon Hills, IL

Dedicated to providing expert dentistry in a comfortable, upbeat environment.

Matthew Zielinski, DDS

Always learning and growing to bring you better dental care.

Dr. Zielinski

Dr. Zielinski is an Illinois native who grew up in the Northwestern suburbs of Chicago. He’s on a mission to give you and your family the best dental care and help our community thrive.

In addition to giving you the utmost respect, our dentist believes in lifelong learning. He’s an active participant in the Spear Education Faculty Club, staying at the forefront of innovation to give you more effective and comfortable treatments under one roof.

Outside of the office, Matt enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is a dog enthusiast and has a golden retriever named Zoey. Dr. Zielinski loves going on walks, roughhousing, and playing with her.

Fun Fact

Before becoming a dentist, Matt traveled the country participating in junior hockey and competing in college.

Dr. Zielinski’s Expertise
Serving Lake County with modern family dentistry.

Rohan Bansal, DDS

Helping to simplify your dental visit.

Dr. Rohan Bansal grew up in the suburbs of Pittsburgh and stayed in the area for his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh. He then moved to the Midwest, attending Indiana University School of Dentistry. Upon finishing dental school, Dr. Rohan completed a one-year hospital based residency at Loyola University Medical Center, where he managed patients with complex medical histories, special needs and emergencies. During his time at Loyola, Dr. Zielinski was one of Dr. Rohan’s clinical attendings and mentors!

Outside of his time in the office, Dr. Rohan enjoys watching college and NFL football (Go Steelers!) and taking advantage of all the fun opportunities Chicago has to offer.

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Hear from Our Community
He explains each of his actions during a procedure. It helps me focus on his voice instead of the awkwardness and discomfort of the situation.

Sheryl P.

Dr. Zielinski explains things in terms I understand and helps me feel comfortable with whatever is next to come. The staff is amazing - assistants, hygienists, techs, and reception are all amazing.

Michelle I.

Dr. Matthew is personable and knowledgeable in the latest advancements. Good service, excellent staff. After being with Dr. Kwiatt for 30 years, until his retirement, I’m happy to be a patient of Dr. Matthew.

Kenneth P.

The Legends
Meet the Vernon Hills dentists who started it all in 1978.
Dr. Robert Duffy, Dr. Thomas Kwiatt and their wives

Our practiceGo to Home page began seeing patients over 40 years ago under Duffy & Kwiatt Dental Associates. Dr. Robert Duffy and Dr. Thomas Kwiatt were the first dentists in Vernon Hills, committed to providing advanced dentistry with a personal touch.

Today, MZ Dentistry follows in Drs. Duffy & Kwiatt’s footsteps to give you distinctive dentistry that builds on old traditions with new technology and techniques. While the dentists may have changed, our principles remain the same, and our goal is your optimal oral health.