At Ahoyt Family Dental, our commitment is to treat you as a guest in our home, so you can feel at ease in our care. We strive to provide excellent dental care in a friendly environment to the families of Plainfield, IL because every healthy body needs a healthy mouth. With leading-edge dental technologies and amenities designed around your comfort and convenience, our goal is to help you achieve and maintain a healthy, attractive smile. We look forward to getting to know you and developing a treatment plan that's tailored to your individual needs and goals.
Dr. Justin Ahoyt
Dr. Justin Ahoyt and his wife, Karen, were both raised in Plainfield and have fond memories of when it was just a small town. Now, they enjoy raising their family in their hometown as it continues to grow. Because of this history, it means a lot to Dr. Ahoyt to be serving the community of Plainfield.
Dr. Ahoyt completed his undergraduate studies at Lewis University and then attained his DDS degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Dr. Ahoyt opened AFD in 2007.
Serving the community and helping the underprivileged is a passion for Dr. Ahoyt. The practice has been a consistent donor of the Plainfield YMCA, as well as many of the activities and passions of the patients of AFD. The practice has also provided free dental care to those in need from the first year the practice opened. To date AFD has delivered over $294,000 worth of dental services with a long term goal of surpassing $1,000,000.
Dr. Ahoyt believes in the power of healthy smiles to make positive differences in people's lives. In his personal life, Dr. Ahoyt enjoys spending time with his lovely wife, Karen, and their four children. He also likes music, reading, exercise, and nutrition.
“We are more than a dental office. We improve the lives of those we meet.”
Dr. Dennis Morrin
Dr. Morrin joined AFD in 2012 and has enjoyed serving Plainfield and its neighboring communities over the years. Working alongside a great team, Dr. Morrin is eager to help patients achieve their goals and make a positive impact on their smiles and lives. He believes the reward for a job well done is the opportunity to do more and is grateful to our patients for their continued trust.
Prior to AFD, Dr. Morrin completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, graduating with honors. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Indiana University, followed by completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Florida. Dr. Morrin is a fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is an active member of local study clubs and enjoys continued coursework to stay current as dentistry advances.
Outside of the office, Dr. Morrin enjoys spending time with his wife and children as well as travel, exercise, and anything outdoors.
Dr. Amy Feller
Dr. Feller was born and raised in a small town in Indiana, the size of what Plainfield once used to be. She attended Indiana University for her undergraduate education and kept the Hoosier spirit alive by receiving her dental degree in 2011 from Indiana University School of Dentistry. Afterwards, she completed a residency program at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago in 2012.
Dr. Feller is an active member of the American Academy of General Dentistry and dental study clubs that allow her to keep the advancement and trending topics of dentistry in the forefront. What Dr. Feller loves most about practicing in Plainfield is the families she has met, and the hometown feel, similar to where she grew up. She loves to build personal relationships with her patients all awhile helping them achieve goals with their oral health; and ultimately, their overall health.
Dr. Feller has 2 tiny humans of her own, both boys, whom she adores. Being a mother, she knows how incredibly busy and mostly chaotic life can be. She does not take the trust families give her in caring for their children lightly. She has a passion for treating children and firmly believes getting an early start and routine dental care for your children will make a difference in their life.
Outside of the office, Dr. Feller also loves spending time with her husband, her family in the Hoosier state, cooking, yoga/working out, watching and talking all sports (hockey has become her all time favorite! Go Blackhawks!)
Dr. John Gordon, Jr.
Dr. John Gordon was born and raised in Colorado, but moved to Illinois in 1978 for college and dental school. Growing up in small Colorado communities, he aims for a positive hometown way of treating his patients. It means a lot to Dr. Gordon to be serving the community of Plainfield with outstanding dental care.
Dr. Gordon completed his undergraduate studies at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois before going on to dental school. He attained his DMD degree (Doctor of Dental Medicine) from Southern Illinois School of Dental Medicine, and afterwards practiced general dentistry in Beardstown, Illinois for a few years before opening a successful practice in Plano, Illinois.
Participating in continuing education courses helps Dr. Gordon stay in line with the latest advancements in dentistry and orthodontics. It also aids him in building upon the services and expertise he is able to offer, such as TMJ and Sleep Apnea treatment. Dr. Gordon constantly seeks new ways to better treat his patients' oral health needs and enrich the lives of others through his dental knowledge and skills. Dr. Gordon believes in the power of healthy smiles to make positive differences in people's lives.
Dr. Gordon has been practicing orthodontics since his graduation in 1987. He became an Associate Instructor in the International Association for Orthodontics in 1991, then a Senior Instructor just a few years later. He has served as secretary and president of the International Association for Orthodontics and has taught orthodontic courses to hundreds of dentists throughout the United States and Canada. He is internationally known and has taught in the Philippines, Australia, India, and Canada. Dr. Gordon has also developed Orthodontic Diagnostic software which is used worldwide. Dr. Gordon is excited about the opportunity to deliver state of the art orthodontics to the patients at Ahoyt Family Dental. He looks forward to seeing you and your family.
In his personal life, Dr. Gordon enjoys spending time with his children and working with charitable organizations. He also likes motorcycle riding, occasional unicycle riding, woodworking, camping, reading, and photography. He is also considered to be a “Grill Master” often cooking for our office and friends.
Dr. Donald Flynn
Dr. Donald Flynn completed his undergraduate studies at St. Mary's University in Winona, Minnesota and received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in Minneapolis. His postgraduate studies in Periodontics were completed at the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he obtained his certificate in Periodontics.
Dr. Flynn joined two group practices upon completion of his training, prior to establishing his own periodontal practice in Aurora in 1995. In addition to working in private practice for 21 years, Dr. Flynn continually takes courses on the latest technological advances in Periodontics and Implantology so that he can stay on the leading edge of his field.
Memberships in many professional organizations provide Dr. Flynn with the means to influence developments in his field, as well as a wider forum to improve patient care. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, Fox River Valley Dental Society, Aurora Dental Society, American Academy of Periodontology, Midwest Society of Periodontology, and Illinois Society of Periodontology.
Dr. Flynn takes an active role in organized dentistry, serving as past secretary/treasurer, vice president, and president of the Aurora Dental Society. He served as a Board Member of the Fox River Valley Dental Society.
When Dr. Flynn is not practicing Periodontics, he can be found residing in Sugar Grove and spending time with his wife Stacey, and their four children; Zachary, Madeline, Isabella, and Ian. Other interests include golf, computers, and scuba diving.