Rockford Dental Care, P.C.
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1301 N. Alpine Road, Rockford IL 61107

About Us in Rockford, IL

Meet Our Dental Team

Are you looking for a dental office in Rockford, IL that will treat your family like family? Your long search is finally over, visit Rockford Dental Care P.C. today. Our dental professionals can meet all your dental needs.
James Nudera, D.D.S., M.S. - Orthodontics
Dr. James Nudera grew up in the Fox Valley area. He graduated high school from Marmion Military Academy, now known as Marmion Academy, in Aurora. Following high school graduation, James earned his Bachelor degree from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He received his D.D.S. at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He continued his dental education there with an additional three-year orthodontic residency and received his master's degree.

Aside from private practice, Dr. Nudera is involved in many professional associations. He was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, a national dental honor society. He is also an active member in the American Dental Association, the American Association of Orthodontists, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Illinois Society of Orthodontists, the Chicago Dental Society, and the Midwestern Society of Orthodontics. Dr. Nudera is board certified, having received diplomate status in the American Board of Orthodontics.
Robert Nudera, D.D.S., M.S. - Orthodontics
Dr. Robert Nudera graduated from the University of Illinois Dental School in 2000. He then continued his education with an orthodontic residency and graduated in 2005. Dr. Nudera is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a member of many professional associations including the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontists.

Dr. Nudera enjoys spending time with his family, running and biking.
Anthony Johnston, D.D.S. - General Dentistry
Dr. Anthony Johnston graduated from Northwestern Dental School in 1990. He graduated as an Omicron Kappa Epsilon Honor Society member with several awards in restorative dentistry and prosthodontics.

He joined Rockford Dental Care soon after graduation. He and his wife have three wonderful children. Most of his spare time is spent trying to keep up with them and their activities. With three children, he is an unofficial expert in anything Disney or Disney World. He is a master scuba diver, runs marathons and loves to cycle and swim.
Hipolito Lopez, D.D.S. - General Dentistry
Dr. Lopez received a BA in economics from Northwestern University in 1989 with an emphasis in pre-dental studies. He worked for four years in the insurance industry before deciding that healthcare was his calling. He received his DDS in 1999 from the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry.

He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Winnebago County Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. He is an advocate of continued dental education and attends many seminars and conferences to stay current with the dynamic changes in the dental profession.

Dr. Lopez is very committed to his family and enjoys spending quality time with his wife and two children. He actively serves the community doing volunteer work, coaching youth sports, and serving as a lector at his church. He is a big sports fan, and loves reading, fishing, boating, wakeboarding, snow skiing, exercising and being with good friends and family. He truly enjoys working with the doctors and staff at RDC and the comfort and well-being of our patients is his top priority.

“A dentist is part artist, part architect, part physicist, part surgeon, part therapist and of course a friend!”
Matt Mlsna, D.D.S. - General Dentistry
Dr. Matt Mlsna graduated from Loyola Dental School in 1985 where he received his degree as a Doctor of Dental Surgery. He has been at Rockford Dental Care, P.C. since 1988. Dr. Mlsna is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Winnebago County Dental Society. Dr. Mlsna is married, enjoys spending time with his family and is an outdoor enthusiast.
Loan Nguyen, D.M.D. - General Dentistry
Dr. Loan Nguyen graduated from the University of Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University School of Dentistry, graduating in 1999.

She is a member of the Winnebago County Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society and the American Dental Association. While she and her husband spend most of their spare time doing activities with their children she loves to read and play tennis.
Robert Ryan, D.D.S. - Periodontics
Dr. Robert Ryan completed his pre-dental curriculum at Northern Illinois University and received a Bachelors degree in Biology. He then attended Loyola Medical Center's School of Dentistry earning the degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery. After this, he continued his training in a periodontal residency program at the University of Illinois Dental-Medical Center receiving his specialty Certification in Periodontics. He has served as Clinical Instructor in the Periodontal Department of Loyola Dental School, lectured and given courses nationally, and has been published in The Journal of the American Dental Association.

He has served as president of the Northwest Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society and is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Illinois Society of Periodontists, Midwest Society of Periodontology and The Christian Dental Society. Dr. Ryan also has the distinction of being a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Ryan is married, has two children and is active in his church and community. His hobbies include skiing, fishing, biking, golfing, gardening and volunteer services.
Jason Carlson, D.M.D. - General Dentistry
Dr. Carlson received his Bachelors Degree in Biology from Augustana College in 2010, followed by an M.S. in Biomedical Science from Barry University in 2011. He then completed his Doctorate of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University in 2015. Throughout his training in dental school, Dr. Carlson gained significant knowledge and skills to become a well-rounded provider. He is passionate about dentistry, and he strives to make all of his patients feel comfortable. He welcomes all people, and prides himself on building trustworthy relationships with patients. Keeping up with advancements in dentistry is important to him, and he enjoys learning new ideas through research and continuing education courses. He is a member of American Dental Association and Illinois State Dental Society.

Dr. Carlson appreciates nature and enjoys outdoor activities such as bike riding, swimming, and hiking. He also likes to travel and spend time with his family and friends.
Kevin R. Haddle M.D., D.D.S. - Board Certified Oral Surgeon
Dr. Kevin R. Haddle is dual board-certified for both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. After finishing his fellowship in Columbus, Ohio in July 2003, he started work as an associate surgeon in the Chicagoland area. He then decided to purchase a solo practice in Geneva, Illinois where he practices full-scope maxillofacial and facial aesthetic surgery along with oral maxillofacial surgery.

He earned his dental degree at Indiana University School of Dentistry where he was consistently on the dean's list each year and obtained numerous awards and honors. Following dental school, he was accepted to the Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery Program at Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana. While there, he obtained his Medical Degree at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1999. He belongs to numerous organizations including the American Dental Association, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Society of Anesthesia, the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Haddle enjoys working out, running regularly, and training others. He has an interest in small aircraft. He loves to work with his hands and pursue home renovations and landscaping. During his spare time he likes to travel, read and attend continuing education courses.