Meet the Dentists
Dentist in Bridgeport, Chicago
Dr. Urvi Ganger
Dr. Urvi Ganger grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and knew from a young age that she wanted to be a dentist. She attended Ohio State University for her undergraduate studies and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences. Dr. Ganger then completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Ohio State and moved to Chicago.
Throughout dental school, Dr. Ganger was an active member of the American Student Dental Association and advocated for better access to care for all patients. Her primary goal as a dentist is to create happy and healthy smiles with a holistic approach. In other words, she wants to treat the patient as a person and not just a tooth! After graduating from dental school, she has since completed advanced training in dentistry through the University of Chicago’s General Practice Residency. Dr. Ganger is also a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and Indian Dental Association of Chicago. Even now, Dr. Ganger takes Continuing Education courses to further her knowledge on how to better serve her patients.
On her time off, Dr. Ganger enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. When it’s an Ohio State Game Day, she’ll be sure to cheer on her Buckeyes! Dr. Ganger also enjoys exploring Chicago and traveling whenever she can.
Dr. Urvi Ganger is very excited to meet you and provide the oral care necessary for a beautiful, healthy smile. She is committed to providing safe, quality, and compassionate oral health care and education to patients of all ages. Dr. Ganger is excited to become a part of the community and spread smiles throughout!
Dr. Julie Rhee
Dr. Julie Rhee is originally from Bryant, Arkansas. She attended
college at University of Arkansas at Fayetteville earning a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry with Honors. She then went on to complete her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Wanting a change from the South, she moved to the great city of Chicago!
In dental school, Dr. Rhee was an active member of the American
Student Dental Association, secretary of American Dental Education Association, and Xi Psi Phi Dental fraternity. She chose a career in dentistry hoping to aspire and educate patients to become more aware of oral health.
In her spare time, Dr. Rhee enjoys rock climbing, camping, boxing, traveling, and spending time with friends and her sweet cat named Sophie!
Her compassion and empathy allows her to provide comfort and trust with her patients. Dr. Rhee is so excited to be part of Ganger Family Dentistry, and getting to know her patients as she provides comprehensive dental care for the whole family.
Dr. Kapil Vij
Dr. Kapil Vij is originally from India and immigrated to the US at the age of 16. He attended Glenbrook South in Glenview where he graduated cum laude and was awarded first place overall and second place state science olympiad. Dr. Vij was awarded the Roger Adams Scholarship in Chemistry, Distinction in Research and a Deans List during his bachelor of science in Biology.
Dr. Vij completed his specialty training of Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2007 at Jacksonville University. He is currently on staff with UIC as Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Vij consistently demonstrates thoroughness and keen diagnostic acumen throughout all aspects of dental patient care. He continues his education by teaching residents at the University of Illinois, which keeps him challenged, which he particularly likes.
During dental school, Dr. Vij was the recipient of numerous academic awards. These awards include the prestigious status of distinctive awards such as the Oral Maxillofacial Radiology Award, American Society of Dentistry for Children Award, and the American Dental Association – Caulk/Dentsply Research Award.
When he is not working, Dr. Vij works out at the gym and plays soccer and tennis.