We pride ourselves on making sure every patient is thoroughly comfortable with the care they receive at Lakeshore Dental Studio. This means that we take time with each patient to discuss your unique needs and preferences, including the details of your treatment and your financing options. Our services range from preventive care to the most extensive restorative treatments, and we offer highly personalized care no matter what dental health need brings you into our office.
As a Michigan native, Dr. Kella attended University of Michigan (Go Blue!) with the initial intent to study business. He completed his bachelor's degree in brain, behavior, and cognitive sciences and went on to receive a master's degree in biological sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey. After discovering how much he enjoyed helping people, he decided to shift his focus to a career that would allow him to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Dr. Kella proceeded to attend the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree.
After dental school, Dr. Kella completed a one-year General Practice Residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. During his residency, Dr. Kella fell in love with the city of Chicago and decided to make it his home. He’s excited to build his family and his practice in such a wonderful place.
Dedicated to continuing to improve his practice, Dr. Kella attends continuing education courses and stays up-to-date on cutting edge techniques and tools. He has completed a fellowship in implantology at the California Implant Institute (CII) in collaboration with the University of Nevada Las Vegas. He continues to pursue Advanced Implant training at CII and is a certified Invisalign® provider.
Dr. Kella hopes that by educating and communicating with his patients, he will be able to remove the negative stigma around dentistry and show that dental appointments are really nothing to fear. With Dr. Kella, you are in good hands. If you’re looking for a friendly, down-to-earth dentist in Andersonville, call our team today!
Your comfort is our priority at Lakeshore Dental Studio, so our office is equipped with modern amenities to make your visit enjoyable. We have TVs in every operatory so our patients can catch up on their favorite Netflix shows during treatment. We provide headphones and warm towels for an added touch of luxury. Bringing your kids in for a pediatric appointment? Let them explore and exert energy in our kid’s play area before meeting with Dr. Kella. Our team is approachable and personable, so don’t hesitate to let us know if there’s anything else we can do to make your visit more comfortable!
Originally from Chicago, Socheata attended Indiana University Northwest to earn her degree in dental hygiene. After graduating in 2018, she decided to move back to Chicago as she was drawn to the vitality and diversity of the city and the convenience of spending time with her family. She grew up in Southeast Asia and her dream is to help educate patients on the importance of their oral health. Socheata believes that prevention is the key to optimal oral health, so she strives to ensure her patients are completely comfortable and informed. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring Chicago, traveling, and trying new foods!
Adriana comes with years of experience in the dental field. She is certified in both dental assisting and coronal polishing. She is agile, efficient and shows great passion for her work. She is currently a part-time student pursuing her degree in dental hygiene. In the future Adriana would like to give back to her hometown of Chicago. Her hobbies include learning new languages, listening to music and sleeping whenever possible.
Stephanie is a board certified dental assistant and true Chicago native! Growing up in the Portage Park area, Stephanie enjoys all that the city has to offer. When she’s not providing top notch care to our patients, you can find her walking her dog, Layla, watching The Office, or making a Chipotle run! Stephanie plans to continue her dental education and hopes to one day become a licensed dental hygienist.
"Moved to the area about a year ago and was looking for a new dentist. Caught an episode of #ALWAYS Andersonville with Dr. Kapil Kella. Love the story, loved the idea of helping a new business...and LOVED MY VISIT. Great attention, lovely environment and wonderful service. BONUS... catching up on my Netflix show while getting my teeth cleaned! I highly recommend this NEW dental office and Dr. Kella and his staff"
"I had a great experience with Dr. Kella and all of his staff. They are so nice, friendly, thorough, and accommodating!! I loved the space and the ability to watch any Netflix show during my visit. Would recommend to anyone!"
"Dr. Kella and his well professional staff is Friendly, compassionate and very accommodating. Starting with my consultation to the finish (permanent bridge) product. He give me back my confidence, self-esteem and a beautiful smile. I will always be grateful to Dr. Kella and his staff. Thanku! I highly recommend Lakeshore Dental in Andersonville."
"Never afraid to see this doctor. He is very kind and gentle with his dental work. I am not a fan of being numbed up and he respects that and works amazingly around it for me."
"This office is just amazing with kids. My little one can’t wait for her next appointment with Dr. Kella!"