AboutLeading Edge Dental Center

Leading Edge Dental Center is a Skokie based family dentist practice that treats patients of all ages. We are committed to delivering the highest quality dental care and do so using advanced dental equipment. We are a cosmetic dentist that offers services like checkups, teeth cleaning, veneers and more.

We also perform emergency dentist services that include bonding, root canals, crowns, and bridges. As a local dentist, we create lifelong relationships with our patients and their families and work to ensure that they receive treatments in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Dr. Goone and our team invite you to schedule an appointment by calling 847-796-8731 and experience why our patients think Leading Edge Dental Center is the best dentist in Skokie.

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    Dr. Michael A. Goone

    I wanted to be a dentist from the time of my first visit to a dental office.

    I grew up in Lincolnwood and lived in Skokie while earning my DDS degree at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry in 1983. After spending a few years providing care at an office in Peoria, Illinois, I returned to the Chicago area, where I have been providing dentistry in the communities of Lincolnwood from 1986 through 2005 and now, Skokie since 2005.

    I have continued to update my dental knowledge by taking over 1500 hours of continuing education classes, and I emphasize the use of high-technology dentistry at my office.

    As far as professional affiliations, I am an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Dental Association, and the Illinois and Chicago Dental Societies. I have also served as an advisory Board Member of the Texas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, and I am a past President of the Society For Advanced Microdentistry.

    I look forward to meeting you personally at your next appointment, and my wonderful staff and I will work hard to earn your trust. We are always available for any questions or concerns you may have.


    Hi! My name is Margarita. I was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I guess you could call me a “cheesehead”. I got my start assisting with Orthodontics and General Dentistry about 5 years ago. I made a good choice because I love what I do making beautiful smiles and basically making patients smile. When I am not at work, I am enjoying time with my family.


    Deborah has worked in the dental health field since 1979 and has been with Dr. Goone since 1995. Her experience has involved both clinical and administrative duties. She presently coordinates all aspects of the office and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding financing options and dental insurance. When not helping our patients she is either spending time with her family or trying to keep up with her two dogs. Her hobbies include gardening and bowling and she really enjoys volunteering at Heartland Animal Shelter.


    Dental Hygienist

    Tina, homegrown in Skokie, Il, has over ten years of experience in the dental field. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with her bachelor's degree in Science and a degree in Dental Hygiene. When she is not attending continuing education seminars, she likes outdoor activities and learning how to cook. She also enjoys spending time with her nephews. She hopes to keep all of her patients happy with a bright and healthy smile and cannot wait to meet you.


    I am proud to be a part of such a friendly and dedicated office. I also enjoy being able to build relationships with patients who are members of my community. I have over 20 years of experience in the dental field. When I am not working I enjoy gardening, traveling, and many outdoor activities with my sons, husband, and dachshund.