About Us

 

 

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Your friendly neighborhood dentist!

Welcome to Catonfield Dental, conveniently located in the Crossroads Plaza at the corner of Caton Farm Road and County Line Road in Plainfield. At Catonfield Dental, we strive to be your friendly neighborhood dentist. Our mission is to help our patients maintain a healthy smile that will last a lifetime.


We aim to educate our patients in a safe and enjoyable environment while offering options for comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about dental treatment, but with ceiling TVs, custom-music speakers, and the friendliest dentists in town, we promise an experience you are sure to enjoy. By combining the newest technology with traditional techniques, we strive to give our patients the best care in the neighborhood. View our Patient Reviews →


About Our Dentists:

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Dr. Zheng Ma

Dr. Zheng Ma received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Prior to dental school, he completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He considers himself a Wisconsinite having grown up in Wisconsin and often returns to Wausau, WI to visit his family.

Dr. Ma focuses on fostering a healthy partnership with patients, providing support and guidance as they reach their oral health goals. He believes in educating patients about their oral condition and giving them all the information necessary to make informed decisions about their own treatments.

Outside of the office, Dr. Ma continues his education by attending various dental seminars and studying dental techniques. He also enjoys learning about medieval European history, modern Chinese history, and the history of the Roman Empire.

Dr. Ma is an active member of the dental community. He holds memberships in the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association

  • Illinois State Dental Society

  • Chicago Dental Society

  • Illinois Academy of General Dentistry

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society

  • Plainfield Area Chamber of Commerce

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Dr. Ke (David) Xu

Dr. Ke Xu is a native Chicagoan. He completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Loyola University and received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. After working for several years in Minnesota, he returned to his Chicago roots and joined our Catonfield Dental team.

Dr. Xu (pronounced “Shoe”) emphasizes addressing urgent issues first and making sure less urgent issues are taken care of before bigger problems arise. His genial and down-to-earth personality makes complex dental conditions more understandable and treatable. Meanwhile, his direct manner compliments his role as a dental coach to propel patients toward their goals. When combined with his commitment toward each individual patient, these traits help everyone achieve oral healthiness.

A woodsman at heart, Dr. Xu enjoys camping and nature activities in his time off. He is learning carpentry and one day hopes to build his own log cabin. He is also interested in cars, campers, trailers, and woodworking.

Dr. Xu is an active member of the dental community. He holds memberships in the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association

Dr. Elena Zakharian

Dr. Elena Zakharian received her Bachelor of Science with Honors degree in Biology from York University in Toronto, Canada. She continued on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois. Dr. Elena is qualified in pediatric dentistry, endodontics, fixed and removable prosthetic, periodontics, oral surgery, and implant rehabilitation.

Dr. Elena believes that a healthy mouth starts with educating patients about oral hygiene. She treats every patient in a comprehensive manner, addressing all of a patient's issues and concerns. This patient-centered enthusiasm and commitment characterizes her approach as a general dentist.

In her free time, Dr. Elena enjoys riding her bike, ice-skating, and watching movies. She was born in Armenia and raised in Russia and Canada, and currently resides in the West suburbs of Chicago.

Dr. Elena is an active member of the dental community. She holds memberships in the following organizations:

  • American Dental Association

  • Illinois State Dental Society

  • Chicago Dental Society

  • Illinois Academy of General Dentistry

  • Dental Arts Club of Chicago

 
 

At Catonfield Dental, we strive to be your friendly neighborhood dentists. Our professional dental team is dedicated to providing quality dentistry for all!