Welcome to Maple Shade Dental Group

We are pleased to offer you and your entire family exceptional dental care. Our professional full-service dentistry paired with our outstanding patient care is a winning combination – visit any of our offices in Peoria to experience the difference!

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Welcome to Maple Shade Dental Group

We are pleased to offer you and your entire family exceptional dental care. Our professional full-service dentistry paired with our outstanding patient care is a winning combination – visit any of our offices in Peoria to experience the difference!

New Dental Patients Welcome

Proper dental care is important at all ages. Good dental health requires that you take care of your teeth daily and have regular dental check-ups. The American Dental Association® recommends visiting your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams. Book an appointment today at one of our convenient locations throughout Peoria.

Our Peoria dentists pride themselves on establishing rewarding and lasting relationships. We pledge excellence in all we do and we are looking forward to helping you make the most of your smile now and for all the years to come.

Community Outreach

At Maple Shade Dental Group we are all about helping people have beautiful healthy smiles and the benefits they bring. We are dedicated to helping smiles in the community and are always looking for ways to participate in local events, health fairs and other outreach programs.

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Very friendly staff, very quick and efficient check in and out. But most of all I really felt comfortable with Dr. Ruffen and he did amazing work on me. Super impressed with the whole office start to finish.
Jennifer E.
Doctor Ruffner is amazing! He really cares about his patients and about the work he does. He knows I have terrible anxiety but he still wipes the tears away when I’m having a hard time. I can’t thank him enough for all he’s done for me and my family. I really appreciate his dental hygentists too, his son is following in his footsteps. The young lady (can’t think of her name) that is working with him now is really friendly. I think the young man’s name is Brandon? He was really nice too. Kristine and the font desk staff are awesome too. We’re on a first name basis, lol And finally, Karen … Karen, you are just the epitome of awesomeness. I appreciate you because you take the time to know me and it reflects how much you care about your patients and work. You tell it like it is and that’s how it should be. Thank you, everyone! :)
Sara L.
Both the hygienist and the dentist was very polite and thorough. Both asked if I had any concerns or problems with my teeth. I would recommend anyone to go to this group.
Jim K.
The staff is amazing. So caring and helpful. The receptionist and Jen are amazing people!
Kelcie F.
I’ve always been greeted by a friendly face and the whole staff is not only professional, but very friendly too!
Asher K.
good, professional service
Richard C.
Everyone is always so nice and helpful
Richard L.
Always fast in and out. Dental hygenists are very friendly. Dentists are also very friendly and talk you through any questions. Afterwards, all billing is a breeze as the front desk takes care of it and is always willing to take the time to answer any questions.
Jay K.
The staff is so caring and professional. They make going to the dentist a pleasant experience
Gail C.
People and the skill of delivered treatment. I depend on Dr Ruffner for a solid plan and perfect blend of skill and personality.
Kenneth P.
The dental hygienist was very knowledgeable and nice. Made me feel very comfortable.
Matthew G.
I’m always treated with friendly care. Everyone is so pleasent . The rates are great for my budget.
Mildred J.
Very friendly. Very informative
Michael C.
Dental hygienist was one of the best that has ever cleaned my teeth.
Richard K.
Great Office and employees
Edward B.
Everyone from the receptionist to the dentist were very attentive and welcoming.
Carol S.
The office staff, especially Candy and Julie, are wonderful. They greet me and treat me like I am part of the Maple Shade family. Dr. Shanahan is wonderful as well. Also, the office is clean and is decorated nicely.
John K.
The overall experience was good. I enjoyed my time at Maple Shade Dental.
Pia I.
Dr. Shanahan’ work is top notch and his manner is very kind and considerate. I think Stephanie was the dental assistant’s name and she was fantastic. She kept me apprised of what was happening and why, she was skilled, gentle, and stayed focused. The staff help create an atmosphere in the office that is very pleasant.
Bonnie I.
A very good experience. The care given was top notch by the professional and friendly staff at Illini drive. Yes, I would recommend them!
Norman W.
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