Meet Your Dental Care Team

Here at Gentle Family Dentistry, we take our practice to the next level with a fully trained staff that offers orthodontics, endodontics, and periodontics services. We have extra time slots built into our schedules, allowing us to treat emergencies when you need it, and we also stay open until 7 p.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Get To Know Your Team

Gentle Family Dentistry Team PhotoGentle Family Dentistry is conveniently located and is directed by Dr. Phil Herlihey, a Rockford-area resident for over 25 years.

New patients may visit the office to experience our friendly, professional atmosphere with a consultation.

Contact us today to schedule your dental appointment. 

Phil Herlihey, DDS Meet Your Dentist

Dr. Phil HerliheyOur caring dentist, Dr. Phil Herlihey, is a native of Illinois. He grew up in Elmhurst, IL. 

When Dr. Herlihey is in his Loves Park office, he is dedicated to comfortable dental care for his patients. He enjoys taking a patient who is fearful to one that is comfortable and pain free.  

Lori M. Hygienist

A picture of LoriLori was introduced and interested in the dental field at a young age. As a child she had a family friend that was a dental hygienist and encouraged Lori to become one too.  When in the office she enjoys helping people achieve optimum dental health. Lori also loves her co-workers at Gentle Family Dentistry. She says, "We are like family!"   

Lori is a native of Rockford.  She attended Lakeland College in Mattoon, IL.  Outside of work Lori enjoys listening to local bands and going to concerts.  

Shana P. Hygienist

A picture of ShanaShana got into the dental care field because she wanted to help patients through preventive care because their oral health is important to her.  When she is in the office she enjoys working with "the fabulous team!"

Shana is a native of Rockford, IL and attended Rock Valley College. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family, multiple crafts, working out and motorcycles. 

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Hands down the best dentist I've ever had! Dr. Herlihey always makes sure you're comfortable and taken care of. He even calls the evening of a procedure to make sure you're doing okay and answer any new questions you may have. The staff is always extremely friendly and professional! Such an excellent establishment! Cara N.

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Hands down the best dentist I've ever had! Dr. Herlihey always makes sure you're comfortable and taken care of. He even calls the evening of a procedure to make sure you're doing okay and answer any new questions you may have. The staff is always extremely friendly and professional! Such an excellent establishment! Cara N.

Loves Park Office

2004 E Riverside Blvd Loves Park, IL 61111

Friday and Saturday: by appointment only

More Info Directions (815) 633-3865

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Loves Park Office

2004 E Riverside Blvd Loves Park, IL 61111

Friday and Saturday: by appointment only

More Info Directions (815) 633-3865

Message

Hands down the best dentist I've ever had! Dr. Herlihey always makes sure you're comfortable and taken care of. He even calls the evening of a procedure to make sure you're doing okay and answer any new questions you may have. The staff is always extremely friendly and professional! Such an excellent establishment! Cara N.