All professionals at Mackey Cosmetic, Implant, and Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Gerald Mackey, DDS
Dr Gerald Mackey earned his doctorate degree from the University of Illinois Dental School in 1988. Upon graduation, Dr. Mackey received the Humanitarian Award for his graduating class. Dr. Mackey joined his father in practice in 1956, just as his father joined the first Dr. Mackey. The Mackey family has been providing dental care since 1923.
With over 25 years in practice, Dr Mackey has been able to help thousands of patients maintain optimal oral health. Dr. Mackey has always been very involved with continuing education. He has served as president of the Waukegan Dental Study Group and has been a member of Lake County Dental Society for 27 years. He has been published in the field of dental implantology. Currently he is very involved with a leading dental education team and study Club.
Dr Mackey enjoys providing dental care to those who have limited access to a dentist. He has been on three medical/dental mission trips in the mountains of Peru and Napal. Volunteering is definitely a passion of his.
Outside of the world of dentistry, Dr Mackey loves to spend time with his family and friends. Providing his two daughters with memories at the Lake House with their friends bring out his biggest smile. Spending time boating, golfing, and hiking are activities that he truly loves.
Dr. Aspell was a classmate of Dr. Mackey at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry class of 1988. He received his bachelor’s degree in Biology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in 1979. In the intervening years he worked as a technician and supervisor at the Marjorie B. Kovler Viral Oncology Laboratory at the University of Chicago.
Dr Aspell has been active in pursuing continuing education, achieving Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry
In his spare time, Dr. Aspell is an avid bicyclist. He enjoys backpacking and motorcycle touring. Dr. Aspell performs on stage throughout the Chicago area as a storyteller. He enjoys nothing more than good company and a good laugh.