Innovative Dental Partners | Naperville Dental Specialists
Anthony LaVacca

American Board Certified Prosthodontist

After completing undergraduate studies in accounting at Rutgers University, Dr. LaVacca attended Temple University, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. He then completed a general practice residency at East Orange Veterans Hospital, and extensive post-graduate prosthodontics training at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

As a Board Certified Prosthodontist, Dr. LaVacca has presented lectures both nationally and internationally on several topics, including Superior Implant Replacement with State-of-the-Art Computer Software, a Brief Overview of Full-Mouth Rehabilitation using Implants, Decreasing Chair Time with a Controlled Indirect Technique for Fixed Prostheses and Surgical Implant Hands-on Training.

Before opening Naperville Specialists, among others, he practiced Restorative Dentistry with University Associates in Dentistry, Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation Dentistry at the Chicago Center for Advanced Dentistry, and Advanced Restorative Dentistry at LaSota & Lee Rockefeller Center Plaza in New York. Other professional appointments include serving as director of the general practice residency program and interim director of the postgraduate program in prosthodontics at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he served as an assistant professor.

Dr. LaVacca has received several honorary recognitions for his contribution to the field. He has presented table clinics for the Temple University Alumni Association, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontists, and the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. He participated in a study focused on Bond Strengths of Laboratory Veneering to Gold-Coated Titanium and Bond strengths of Polymer Glass to Three Cast Alloys.

Dr. LaVacca maintains memberships with the American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the International Association for Dental Research.

Dr. Anthony LaVacca