Celebrating Smiles is committed to your safety and continues to closely monitor the status of COVID-19. We are compliant with Governor Pritzker’s updated “stay-at-home” order along with recommendations from the Illinois State Dental Society and Illinois Department of Public Health.

Is it safe to go to the dentist? Yes!

Celebrating Smiles is working diligently to protect our patients, staff and community. Please read what we are doing to protect you when you come to our office for your dental visit. We are now open for all appointments during regular office hours. Please click here to schedule your dental appointment.

  • We continue to follow all universal precautions as recommended by the CDC and OSHA for patient care, sterilizing instruments and disinfecting rooms.
  • We thoroughly disinfect the entire office after each work day.
  • We have two dental teams providing dental care on different days to limit the number of people in the office and ensure that a provider will always be available to you.
  • We limit the number of people in our waiting rooms.
  • Doctors and staff have additional personal protective equipment, including face shields.
  • We work actively to ensure our doctors, dental team and patients are covid-19 symptom free.
  • We have additional air filtration units with HEPA filters and UVC Technology for the office.
  • We continue to monitor developments and guidelines from the CDC, OSHA, ADA and ISDS.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected] or 847-697-9000, and we will respond as soon as we can. As always, we greatly appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe and healthy, and we look forward to seeing your wonderful smiles soon!

Free COVID-19 Testing and Safety Guidelines

We encourage patients to get a COVID-19 test and to read the CDC guidelines on travel precautions. 

For information about free COVID-19 testing, please click here.

For information about the CDC travel guidelines, please click here.

Welcome to our Dentist Office located in Elgin!

On behalf of Dr. Felicia Chu and our entire Celebrating Smiles dental team, we welcome you to our office. For 20 years we have provided the highest quality professional dental care designed for your optimal oral health. Our office is conveniently located near Randall Road and US 90. During your visit, you will experience a caring, warm and comfortable environment in our state of the art Gold LEED certified facility.

We welcome new patients and would love to have you as part of our dental family. Please explore our website to learn more about our teamour office and the services we offer.

If you have any questions please call us at (847) 697-9000. We love hearing from our patients and anyone who may be interested in becoming one.

Languages spoken at our office include: Spanish, Polish, Chinese, and Vietnamese

What can you expect at your next dentist appointment?

Celebrating Smiles continues to work hard to ensure the safety of our patients, team and community, so we wanted to let you know what to expect if you have an appointment at the office in the coming weeks:

  • Prior to your appointment: You can schedule an appointment for free COVID-19 testing. Click here for more informationYou will receive a call or text confirming your dental appointment. Please contact the office immediately if you have tested positive for COVID-19, have been in contact with anyone diagnosed with COVID-19, or are experiencing any COVID-19 related symptoms like shortness of breath, dry cough, fever/chills, body aches, fatigue, headache, sore throat, congestion, loss of smell/taste, diarrhea, pink eye and/or sudden confusion.
  • On the day of your appointment:
    1. Please bring only one other family member or significant other to your appointment. If a family member or significant other comes with you to the appointment, we ask that they wait in the hallway outside the office or stay in your vehicle unless they are a minor.
    2. Contact the office when you arrive and wait in your vehicle. We will notify you when to come upstairs to the office.
    3. Please wear a mask when you enter the office. Bring sunglasses or protective eyewear to wear during your procedure.
    4. When you enter the office, we will have you sanitize your hands. 
    5. Please check in with the front desk. Notify us of any COVID-19 related concerns.
  • Your Appointment:
    1. We will take your temperature.
    2. We will screen you for COVID-19 risks and review your medical history.
    3. We will ask you to rinse with an antiseptic mouthrinse.
    4. When leaving the operatory, please sanitize your hands again.
    5. Please check out with the receptionist.


What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "This was our first visit at this practice and we will definitely be back. Both the hygienist and the dentist were very knowledgeable and personable and made my teenaged daughters feel very comfortable. They explained the "what" and "why" of all of their actions and showed their proven expertise."
    Tina H.
  • "These ladies are ALL amazing!!! You cannot go wrong here and it's always our pleasure to end up at this dentists' office. They are extremely knowledgeable and personable as well. I've been going here for over 20 years and it's 20 more to go!"
    Lindsey K.
  • "Just took my 9 year old son for a cleaning and I always have to lie to him and tell him we’re going somewhere else because he hates the dentist. But this was his first time with celebrating smiles and he absolutely loved it. He saids he’s ready to go back already. Thank you Erin and DR Jafri for being so amazing with him."
    Maria J.
  • "Dr. Chu is the best. I 💕 love how she explains what she’s going to do, just before she does it. She’s such a consummate professional. Elgin is lucky to have her ! I also like how diverse her staff is too. Everyone is kind and very professional."
    Kathy H.
  • "Just took my 9 year old son for a cleaning and I always have to lie to him and tell him we’re going somewhere else because he hates the dentist. But this was his first time with celebrating smiles and he absolutely loved it. He saids he’s ready to go back already. Thank you Erin and DR Jafri for being so amazing with him."
    Maria J.
  • "I really like the staff here and they make me feel very comfortable which is a big thing for me since I hate going to the dentist! They are awesome with my little brother as well which I like and they make sure to answer all of your questions!"
    Denise M.
  • "Great people at Celebrating Smiles! Thanks for taking wonderful care of us always, and today in particular when my six-year-old needed a little extra TLC!"
    Bonnie T.
  • "My family have been coming here for a little over 3 yrs and we love it. Clean place, great doctor and staff. We are very happy with The service."
    Ruby B.
  • "The entire staff from the dentist, dental hygienist, & assistants are phenomenal. Everyone is very kind. Celebrating Smiles makes you feel at ease and comfortable during your dental procedures. If you are looking for a recommendation for a dentist that is compassionate and knowledgeable, look no further!"
    Amy A.
  • "I was very nervous going in to the Dentist, but Celebrating Smiles welcomed me with open arms, so kind. I had to bring my son with and the staff helped distract him while I got my x-rays done. Everyone was very respectful and I am so happy I listened the to my best friend whom recommend this group. I will for sure be going back and recommending them as well."
    Elizabeth S.

Meet Our Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Felicia Chu

    While the practice was started by Dr. Felicia Chu, we have since grown to include some really great doctors to take care of your dental needs. Read More

  • Dr.
    Cathy Nguyen

    Dr. Cathy Nguyen was born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago. Read More

  • Dr.
    Ambreen Jafri

    Dr. Ambreen Jafri received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery Degree from New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry in 2005. Read More

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Phone: (847) 697-9000


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9:00 am-6:00 pm


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9:00 am-7:00 pm


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