Meet Dr. Salvador Cardenas

Being your dentist is my number-one priority. Dentistry is what I love because it gives me the opportunity to help you obtain a bright and healthy smile. The satisfaction that I get from coming to work every day with a stellar dental team is pleasantly fulfilling, and for that, I am truly blessed.

In the Dental Chair

You can expect me to provide you with compassionate oral healthcare. Patient comfort and trust are qualities I strive to achieve with all my patients. My goal is to provide oral health education, state the facts, and recommend treatment. I am just one player on the dental team; you are the other.


I was born and raised here in Aurora, and attended Holy Angels Catholic School and West Aurora High School. I graduated cum laude from the honors college at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2011, with a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology. In 2015, I received my Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the UIC College of Dentistry.

Continuing education is vital to provide modern care to my patients. Being a life-long student of the dental-profession excites me!

In the Community

I hope to become a leader in my hometown of Aurora (especially as a mentor to the youth), and to provide exceptional oral health care to the community at large. I am a member of Aurora Kiwanis because it helps me stay connected to the community. Aurora has given me the foundation to become the person I am today.

Family and Leisure

I have a large extended family in Aurora: I spend my spare time with them and my four-year-old brother, Matthew. I embrace an active lifestyle such as hiking the Rockies, traveling, cycling, and football (soccer). My young dental career has taken me abroad to provide oral healthcare to children in Jamaica and Guatemala as well as Colorado.

I look forward to keeping continued long-lasting relationships and changing lives, near and far, one smile at a time.

Expect a modern office with the latest in dental technology.
(630) 897-1156
541 Sullivan Rd, Aurora, IL 60506
Mon8am - 8pm
Tue8am - 6pm
Wed8am - 5pm
Thu8am - 6pm
Fri7am - 2pm
Sat8am - 1pm