Our Dentists

Take a few minutes and meet our dentists!

Dr. James Bruce Stephens started our dental practice in Evanston, IL over 60 years ago on the principals of honesty, integrity, and high quality dental care. Now his son, Dr. Robert Bruce Stephens carries on the tradition he started of providing excellent dentistry to Evanston residents.

Robert B. Stephens, DDS

Dr. Bob, as he is known to both patients and team, also grew up in the North Shore area. He attended the University of Colorado for his undergraduate education. Dr. Bob then attended Evanston’s own Northwestern University Dental School and graduated with his D.D.S. in 1990.

Dr. Bob is an excellent and caring Evanston dentist. He is very involved in patient care and promotes prevention as the best form of dental care. When patients require extra attention to achieve optimal oral health, Dr. Bob will work with them to create a customized treatment plan ideal for their situation.

From grandparents through grandchildren, Dr. Bob enjoys seeing all generations of patients. He believes family is important and works hard to cultivate a caring and compassionate environment where our patients feel like family.

Dr. Bob is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, The Pankey Institute, the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Robert is also a Preferred Authorized Invisalign® Doctor.

Angera Ma, DDS

Dr. Angera Ma grew up in High Point, North Carolina. She attended North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC for her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, and she received her D.D.S. degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Ma’s sister and husband are both proud military dentists for the U.S. Navy. Dr. Ma started her career in Boston, MA as her husband was studying at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.

While in Boston, Dr. Ma was highly sought after and was given an achievement award by Gentle Dental New England in recognition of her clinical excellence and patient care in 2014.

For the past several years, Dr. Ma has practiced in Surf City, NC while her husband was stationed at the Marine Corps base in Camp Lejeune, NC.

Dr. Ma is bringing to Stephens Dentistry her experience in helping families achieve optimum oral health. She is a strong advocate for conservative dentistry and ensuring treatment is tailored to what is best for each patient.

In her free time, Dr. Ma’s favorite hobby is exploring different cuisines with her husband and son. She has already built an extensive list of restaurants and cafes to try around Evanston. Come make an appointment to meet Dr. Ma, discuss a comprehensive treatment plan, and give her your best restaurant recommendations!

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