Meet the Doctors Naperville, IL Dentist Pebblewood Dental The husband-wife team of Drs. Mendiola and Navarro are pleased to be able to offer beautiful smiles to their neighbors in Naperville and the surrounding communities. Mark Mendiola, DDS Mark Mendiola, DDS, earned his dental degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry after earning his bachelor’s degree from Grand Valley State University. He has undergone countless hours of postgraduate education to stay current in the techniques and technologies that help him provide conservative and comprehensive treatment with a gentle and caring approach. He has volunteered in numerous outreach programs, provided health screenings at the Special Olympics, provided dental treatment for Indian Health Services in Montana, and participated in a dental mission to the Dominican Republic. Larissa Navarro, DDS Larissa Navarro, D.D.S. was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Wayne State University. Dr. Navarro was then awarded her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Detroit-Mercy in 2005. She has spent most of her career treating children. As a parent, Dr. Navarro understands the daily challenges of promoting and instilling great oral health in young children. Her goal is to provide top dental care in an experience that is compassionate, gentle, and fun. Dr. Navarro is also passionate about dental preventive care, minimally invasive treatment options, and oral health education for young children and their parents. Dr. Navarro is the full-time dentist at Mobile Care Chicago, a not-for-profit organization. They deliver no-cost care to underserved communities aboard mobile clinics in the Chicago area. Dr. Navarro and Dr. Mendiola are very proud of their two young children, and family time is a priority for both of them. Dr. Navarro also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and playing tennis, while Dr. Mendiola enjoys tennis, basketball, and running as well as reading.