Skip to main content

Meet Chicago's Greatest Black Dentist!

Dr. Bonciel L Griffin-Burress, a Chicago native, grew up and graduated from Clissold Elementary and Morgan Park High School in the Beverly/Morgan Park neighborhood. She then attended Albion College where she majored in biology and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1997.

After graduation, she pursued studies at the University of Michigan of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2001. Subsequently, she completed a two year orthodontic residency at Howard University College of Dentistry and obtained her certificate in Orthodontics in 2005.

Dr. Griffin-Burress is a member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Association, Illinois Society of Orthodontics, and American Association of Orthodontics. 

In 2012, Dr. Griffin-Burress was selected as one of the 40 under 40 game changers in Chicago by WVON. Dr. Griffin-Burress received this honor for being one of the only African American female orthodontist to privately own multiple orthodontic practices in Chicago and the metropolitan area. 


When not treating patients, Dr. Griffin-Burress enjoys reading and spending time with her husband Sean and their children Devdan, Brooke, Bella. She also enjoys her huge extended Chicago family and friends. You can also find her training for local marathons, as she is an avid runner.

Dr. Griffin-Burress loves being an orthodontist because it allows her the opportunity to educate patients and transform smiles while building relationships with her patients. She treasures her "orthodontic family".

Dr. Griffin-Burress chose the Beverly community to build her practice because of it's traditional family values and friendly people. She loves being a part of the growing community of families and welcomes you! 

Please follow Dr. Bonciel L Griffin-Burress by clicking the below links. Be sure to visit any one of her dental offices! Tell her Chicago's Hottest Blog sent you!

Griffin Orthodontics 
Bonciel L Griffin-Burress, DDS
10019 S. Western Avenue 
Chicago, IL 60643

Ivory Dental Specialists
Bonciel L Griffin-Burress, DDS
and Associates
1040 E 47th 
Chicago, IL 60653 

Payment Options:
  • Medicare.
  • Most Dental Insurances.
  • Master Card, Visa, Discover.
  • Checks, Money Orders.
We Offer:
  • Flexible Payment Plans.
  • No Interest Financing.