Dr. Mark Humenik was born and raised in Northbrook, Illinois, and enthusiastically followed his father, Dr. Joseph Humenik, into the dental profession. He graduated with honors from the University of Illinois-Chicago Dental School in 1988 and was fortunate to practice with his father for eight years before Dr. Joe’s retirement.
Dr. Mark is committed to maintaining excellence in the art and science of dentistry, and eagerly attends continuing education courses to advance his knowledge and skills, regularly integrating the latest dental technologies into the practice. He appreciates the opportunity to work closely with his wife, Mary Beth, both at Humenik Dentistry and in a variety of charitable dental events and organizations. Dr. Mark treats patients of all ages and especially enjoys caring for families.
Throughout his career, Dr. Mark has been active in organized dentistry. He is a past president of the North Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society (CDS) and served as a trustee of the Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS). He is currently a delegate to the ISDS and the American Dental Association (ADA) House of Delegates and participates on numerous committees at state and local levels. He is a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists and a director on the ISDS Foundation.
Dr. Mark served as co-chair of the ISDS Foundation’s 2010 Mission of Mercy and was state chair of the ISDS Foundation’s 2012 Mission of Mercy, an organization he and his wife and many of their friends and family members work tirelessly to support. Mission of Mercy events across America have been providing free dental services for the underserved since 2000. Additionally, Dr. Mark is the president of America’s Dentists Care Foundation board of directors (the non-profit parent organization of Mission of Mercy). He is a founding member of El Nino Rey, a mission organization that brings dental care to the people of Quechultenango, Guerrero, Mexico. Dr. Mark will serve as the general chair for the Chicago Dental Society’s 2015 Midwinter Meeting.
Dr. Mark’s special interests include spending time with his 20+ nieces and nephews, volunteer work with the Mission of Mercy free dental clinic events, astronomy, golf and hockey.