Our Approach

The experienced, trusted team at Lakeside Dental is dedicated to providing personalized oral care that stands apart. That goal is so important to us, we even have our own Therapy Canines, Nano and Pico, who are often the favorite part of the visit for many! We take the time to explain things thoroughly, to make sure nothing hurts, and to guarantee that every patient leaves satisfied, every time.

Meet Our Dentist

Janet Century, DDS at Lakeside Dental

Janet Century, DDS

Janet Century, DDS takes pride in providing exceptional dental health services to our close-knit community of North Barrington. Since she was quite young, Dr. Century knew that she desired a career that would allow her to help others. She graduated in the top 10% of her class from the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Since that time, she has trained other dentists and dental school professors and earned the prestigious Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship.

Dr. Century maintains an enduring commitment to professional excellence, and to ongoing professional education and development. Believing that all patients deserve a positive healthcare experience, she prioritizes the welcoming and relaxing ambiance of our dental office.

Karan Singla, DDS

Dr. Karan Singla grew up in the northern Chicago suburb of Skokie. He attended Loyola University Chicago where earned his undergraduate degree in Biology. He continued his studies at
Midwestern University in Downers Grove in which he was awarded his Doctorate of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Singla is dedicated to continuing education and has completed courses in Invisalign, CAD/CAM restorations, and dental implants. He ensures the highest-quality of dental care for his patients and provides compassionate care to help his patients achieve a healthy smile.

In his spare time, Dr. Singla enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog. He enjoys cooking, completing DIY projects around the house and is a Chicago Bulls fan.

Meet the Team

We strive to provide exceptional patient care and ensure satisfaction. In addition, our compassionate team makes your visit more convenient by offering the latest advancements in oral health technology.

Hygiene Team



Lynn, Hygienist at Lakeside Dental



Elyssa, Hygienist at Lakeside Dental



Clinical Team


Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant


Dental Assistant

Admin Team


Practice Manager


Patient Coordinator


Insurance Coordinator

Cuddle Team


Therapy Canine


Therapy Canine in Training


Your dental care should be enjoyable and informative, never stressful.
Lakeside Dental makes going to the dentist fun and relaxing—the way it should be.

Modern Technology

  • We don't compromise on the quality of dentistry. We invest in modern technology so patients can rest assured they are receiving best-in-class care to increase clinical efficiency, improve diagnosis, treatment, and quality of care.

Friendly Environment

  • Our team caters to patients who feel anxious or fear dentists. Not only do we support patients as we navigate through their fears, but we also have Therapy Canines that help reduce dental anxiety.

Compassionate Care

  • We expect a high degree of compassion from our employees to deliver the best interactions with our patients. Every team member listens to patients, delivering outstanding, individualized care.

Affordable Financing

  • We strive to prevent financial obstacles from achieving the smile of your dreams. Therefore, we happily accept financing through CareCredit® to make the budgetary burden of out-of-pocket costs a little easier on your wallet.

About Our Dental Practice in North Barrington

Lakeside Dental is unique among dental offices. Not only do we offer more services than most, but we never rush through our appointments. We set aside extra time for each treatment to ensure that our work is thorough. It also gives us plenty of time for patient education. When we make a diagnosis, we’ll show you on our screen exactly what’s going on and which treatment we recommend. We’ll explain your treatment alternatives, their pros and cons, and provide an estimated cost ahead of time.

Lakeside Dental is among the most technologically advanced dental practices in the country. We invest in the latest technologies because we believe our patients deserve the best. Some of our technologies, like the LANAP laser system, resulting in less downtime, faster healing, and more comfortable treatment. We’ve even done away with gooey dental impressions and traditional syringes because the comfort of our patients comes first.

Our entire team prioritizes the stress-free nature of our practice. In fact, we have a unique team member who specializes in comforting our patients. When you receive your treatment, you can cuddle with our hypoallergenic therapy dog, Nano.

Our dental practice serves patients in all of Barrington, Lake Zurich, Waconda and surrounding areas. We look forward to meeting new patients and welcoming back familiar faces. If you ever have any questions or concerns, we’re here for you, and please let us know if there is anything we can do to make your visit more comfortable.

Contact Our Dental Clinic and We’ll Help You Smile!

Your oral health is crucial for your overall well-being, and the appearance of your smile is integral to your self-confidence. At Lakeside Dental, we take a concierge approach to healthcare, setting aside plenty of time for each appointment so that nothing is rushed. We value the trust our patients place in our experienced team, and we strive to continually exceed expectations. If you’re a current patient and need to make a new appointment, you can find our contact information below. Dr. Janet Century welcomes new patients. Reach out to our dental clinic in North Barrington, IL, and start looking forward to a healthier, more beautiful smile.

Choose Lakeside Dental for Your Oral Health Needs

When you first visit Lakeside Dental, you’ll immediately notice that our dental office isn’t like most. Our friendly team has more than 250 combined years of oral care experience, and our dentist, Dr. Janet Century, is a veritable prodigy who graduated at the top of her dental school class and earned the Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship. (Fewer than 3% of dentists qualify for this distinction.) Alongside Dr. Century, Dr. Karan Singla ensures the highest-quality of dental care for his patients and provides compassionate care to help his patients achieve a healthy smile. However, the member of our team that our patients most look forward to seeing is Nano, our therapy dog. If you wish, Nano would love to cuddle on your lap while you receive your exam and treatment.

Lakeside Dental offers a full range of dental health services, all of which benefit from advanced technology. For instance, we use sophisticated 3D imaging and computerized surgical planning to ensure accuracy and minimize the risk of complications with procedures such as dental implants. Other technological advances, such as the LANAP laser gum treatment system, promote your comfort, faster healing, and better outcomes.

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