Part of the Maple Shade Dental Group family
Maple Shade Dental of East Peoria
1001 Illini Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611

Kurt Whittet, DMD, MS  Orthodontist

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After working 8 years as an electrical engineer, Dr Whittet attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1999.  He then went on to complete a postgraduate program in orthodontics and to receive an M.S. degree in dentistry from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.  Dr Whittet enjoys orthodontics because it gives him the opportunity to use a  combination of both science and art to improve the appearance of a person’s smile.

Prior to joining the team at Maple Shade, Dr Whittet practiced as an orthodontist for 10 years in Chicago and Wisconsin.  Dr Whittet is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the Illinois Society of Orthodontists.  He enjoys sports, movies, going to the gym, and spending time with friends and family.

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Patient Reviews
Wonderful, as usual!
Christine P.
Such a friendly place! It makes me enjoy going to the dentist!
Samantha L.
Everything was better than my past experiences!
Gordon K.
I have been to Maple Shade on Illini dr three times now. Everyone is so friendly and the Doctors are so nice to. If they can work with my budget, I […]
Sandy O.
Great place.
Anonymous
Always have had great experiences with Mapleshade and my family has been going there for the last 20 years!
Riley J.
I broke a tooth and they got me in within the hour and reconstructed my tooth so I only had to miss a half day of work!!!!!!
Karen C.
the results were better than expected
Eyad E.
As always, my experience was extremely pleasant. The staff is always pleasant and helpful. Thank You!
Christine P.
Really enjoy going there. Staff is very friendly!
Carrie M.
Our family has been going to Maple Shade for our dental care for 25 years. That alone represents our confidence in this fine group of dental […]
Steven G.
The dental nurse I had was very helpful and so nice!
Chelsea R.
had a filling and it went very smooth…thanks
Janis P.
I have never had a negative experience at maple shade. My dental hygienist, julie has always been friendly and awesome. I know i can count on her to […]
Ronald S.
Friendly staff, good feedback, prompt service.
Michael M.
I like the Maple Shade staff in East Peoria. One of the main reasons I go there is because of Rhonda Trotter.
Kent M.
Found everyone VERY Helpful and encourageing......
Ardith K.
Erin Shanahan, DMD DID AN AWESOME JOB.
Rachael W.
Had a cleaning and found a cavity. Thank goodness it was found before I needed a crown.
Janis P.
They are the best, Doctor Duncan and his staff.
Sandra T.
Julie was amazing! I want her every time I come !!!!!!
Lorie R.
Very nice hygentist.Efficient and friendly.
Laura B.
They were very straightforward about the state and health of my teeth. They offered me solutions to improve my teeth's health and offered very […]
Latrent B.
My dental hygenist was very attentive to all my needs pertaining to dental health and truly cares that I have healthy teeth, etc.
Joel S.
A++ great staff
Scott S.
Always awesome quality care by great people at Maple Shade in East Peoria
Sarah B.
I had a great experience, my teeth look and feel great!
Jeremy S.
The dentists and hygentists are great at Maple Shade in East Peoria! Our whole family goes there now.The staff is friendly and helpful.Great […]
Jessie B.
My appt was excellent as always. My hygenists truly cares for my dental health.
Joel S.
Always enjoy the friendly people & it didn't hurt.
Michael S.
Great as always. Thanks
Paul(boyd) P.
Great service. Always friendly,professional and timely.
Deandrea B.
Had teeth cleaned and am getting ready to get partials. Very satisfied with all involved
Jerry P.
Had to reschedule my appointment at the last minute. They were able to squeeze me in. Always get great service with a smile!
Emma B.
I love Maple Shade in East Peoria.Everyone on staff is friendly and caring!
Laura B.
I wrote a previous review about being overcharged for my retainer and not even a day later I received a call saying they read my review and I was […]
Sarah S.
I was pleased with the punctuality. And the staff was professional and thorough.
Alex A.
Nice staff.
Vincent R.
Great friendly staff! Always on time.
Karen P.
I love Maple Shade!Love my dentist and my lovely hygentist!
Laura B.
Love my dental hygienist!!!
Tracy V.
Yes i would recommend Maple Shade
Bruce W.
They have been my dentist for over 20 years, doesn't matter which staff member you get you always get great service and treated well. I like all of […]
Terri I.
Julie and Dr Shanahan were great as usual.
Mary H.
Prompt and on time service in a nice environment.
Jason B.
PROFESSIONAL AND POLITE. PROVIDED ASSISTANCE WITH INSURANCE BALANCE.
Barry G.
Very personable and friendly. Great with my 6 year old!
Lindsay S.
Very efficient and thorough
Dennis M.
Excellent and gentle care for my daughter who had a filling done.
Anari H.
Amazing service! Didn't make me feel embarrassed or guilty about any of my dental history.
Kelsey M.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed

1st & 3rd Fridays

Phone: (309) 222-8447
Fax: (309) 698-1205
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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