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Dr. Brent Engelberg – Clinical Director

Brent Engelberg earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Indiana University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Indiana University School of Dentistry.  Dr. Engelberg’s restorative dental practice in Arlington Heights, Illinois serves residents of Chicagoland and the Northwest Suburbs, providing exceptional cosmetic and restorative dentistry.

Dr. Engelberg has committed himself to continuing education in the most state-of-the-art procedures and techniques.  Each year, he obtains over 100 hours of education from the world’s foremost dental professionals, educators, and dental laboratory technicians.  Dr. Engelberg is a co-founder and co-director of Total Advantage Live Patient Seminars, and has published articles on cosmetic and restorative dentistry.  Dr. Engelberg lectures to his peers, has been interviewed on cosmetic dentistry, and is also a co-director of the Lake Cook Dental Study Club.  Having an advanced dental team around him is the true reason for his success.  The people who help Dr. Engelberg accomplish his level of dentistry include: Dr. Engelberg’s clinical team and staff within his practice, his outstanding laboratory support (including Smiles, Inc. and Brad Jones, FAACD), and a network of outstanding dental specialists.  Every individual plays an important role in achieving one goal: the best treatment outcome for each patient.  Dr. Engelberg prides himself in providing patients with the most up-to-date treatment options and delivering what is promised prior to treatment.

In his free time, Dr. Engelberg enjoys basketball, bicycle riding, classical music, landscape design, and golf.  He and his wife, Megan, have three children — their son Charlie, and twin girls, Emma and Laney.  Spending time with Megan and the children happily takes up much of his free time.  Dr. Engelberg is always available to help mentor other dentists in his community and others as part of lectures or continuing educational programs and dental study clubs.

Memberships Include:

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Pankey Institute Alumni Association
  • American Equilibration Society
  • Lake Cook Dental Study Club (Co-Director)
  • Business Networking International (BNI) : Lake Cook Chapter

If you would like to speak with Dr. Engelberg about cosmetic and restorative dentistry, please call his office at (847) 259-6988 or find him online at,,, and his blog at

Brad Jones, FAACD – Technical Director

Brad Jones is a Fellow member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) making him one of only four ceramists in the world to hold this honor.  He is also an AACD accreditation examiner and recently served four years on the AACD Board of Directors.

He is an international lecturer, author, and instructor on advanced dental ceramics. Brad founded and co-directed Total Advantage Live (live patient seminars) where dentists and technicians are taught hands-on smile design.

Brad currently owns and operates a boutique laboratory, Smiles, Inc. (formerly Professional Dental Arts), in Boise, Idaho where his exclusive service is smile design including complex, full mouth reconstruction.  This has given Brad the opportunity to create some of the most beautiful smiles in the world.


Clinical Staff

Gosia Barczak brings 12 years of experience in the field of dentistry, and has collaborated with Dr. Engelberg on over 250 cosmetic cases.  Gosia has attended courses from multiple dentists in the field of cosmetic dentistry, occlusion, bonding, esthetics, treatment planning, and case presentation.  Gosia’s enthusiasm and ability to relate to patients and make them feel welcome in Dr. Engelberg’s practice is something that all assistants taking the course will be able to observe.  Gosia works with Aga on all larger cosmetic cases to provide the best care for patients in Dr. Engelberg’s practice.



Associate Clinical Instructor

Dr. Taylor Workman earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Botany at Brigham Young University and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Workman has a private dental practice in Broomfield, Colorado where he enjoys focusing on restorative and cosmetic dentistry.  Taylor has completed two Total Advantage Live courses himself, and his desire for perfection in all cosmetic cases earned him the title of Clinical Instructor with TAL.

Dr. Workman started his newest practice from the bottom up in 2007 and has enjoyed seeing, facing, and embracing the changes and challenges.  Taylor has an keen eye for detail, and takes ample time to ensure each dental procedure is completed with care.  Having studied with some of the best educators in the country, Dr. Workman has gained valuable skills in many aspects of dentistry. He is currently working towards completing the program at the Kois Center, a didactic and clinical program with the latest advances in esthetics, implant, and restorative dentistry.

Outside of dentistry Dr. Workman enjoys hiking and just relaxing in the outdoors. He loves spending time with his wife and three children in the Colorado mountains.