The Magnificent Smile
500 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 520,
Chicago, IL 60611

We are proud to offer you the very best in cosmetic and family dentistry. Dr. William J. Frericks, Dr. Ingrid J. Schwarz, Dr. Nathan Pinsky and their friendly staff will provide you and your family with the professional care and personal attention you deserve.

The Magnificent Smile has a proud tradition of providing quality dental care since 1957 when Dr. Joseph J. Schwarz started his solo practice. Although we have changed over the years, our practice is still based on his values of quality and treating people like family. We strive to exceed patient expectations in both dentistry and customer service. We are proud to have longstanding staff members that provide a team approach to your care. We respect our patient's time and do our best to stay on schedule. We believe your oral health affects and reflects the body's general health and we strive to keep our patients healthy. We spend time with our patients to explain procedures, review treatment options, and answer all questions. We think "Dr. Joe" started something special and we endeavor to continue that path of excellence.

We invite you to explore our website to learn about our practice, our services and our team members. We look forward to seeing you soon!

We are conveniently located on Michigan Avenue across from the Tribune Tower in Chicago, Illinois.

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The Magnificent Smile Hours


7:30 AM-5:00 PM


8:00 AM-4:30 PM


7:00 AM-4:30 PM


8:00 AM-4:30 PM


8:00 AM-2:00 PM





Meet Our Dentists

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  • Nathan Pinsky

    Dr. Pinsky grew up in Chicago and Park Ridge, IL with his parents and two younger brothers.  Dr. Pinsky attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned a bachelors in both Molecular & Cellular Biology and Psychology.  Read more

  • William J. Frericks

    Dr. Frericks grew up in Dayton, Ohio with his four brothers and three sisters.  Dr. Frericks attended the University of Dayton and moved on to Northwestern University where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1981. Read More

  • Ingrid J. Schwarz

    Dr. Schwarz grew up in Deerfield, Illinois, the oldest of five children.  Dr. Schwarz went to the University of Iowa where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1988. Read More


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "You will not find better or compassionate care anywhere."
    Karla V.
  • "They treat you like family."
    Paul W.
  • "They make going to the dentist fun!"
    Sharon B.
  • "The best of the best dentists, hygienists, and staff members."
    - Kerry M.

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