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General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Monika Govoni, DDS

General and Cosmetic Dentist

Dr. Monika Govoni began her education at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she studied biological sciences. During her college years, she worked as a dental assistant which inspired her to take on dentistry as a career path. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree with honors from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she also met her future husband Dr. Robert Govoni. The couple currently resides in Roscoe Village with their 3 children: Jenna, Alex and Emilie.

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Both working initially as associate dentists at Chicago and suburban practices, they decided to open an office of their own in Chicago’s Northside community, combining both of their dental specialties to create a unique dental experience for kids, adults and whole families. Here, at Brushin’ on Belmont, Dr. Monika and Dr. Robert‘s vision is to help create a lifetime of beautiful and healthy smiles for their patients.

Dr. Monika Govoni focuses primarily on comprehensive dental care for adult patients, integrating the latest dental solutions for treatment and prevention. Her use of advanced dental technology, combined with a warm and caring atmosphere, provides her patients with an approach to their dental health that is uncommon in today’s rushed world.

Dr. Govoni continues to attend advanced continuing education courses. She is a member of the prestigious Dawson Academy for Advanced Dental Studies which focuses on the concept of complete care dentistry, including dental occlusion, temporomandibular joints and comprehensive esthetic restorative dentistry.

She also holds a special interest in Integrative Medicine, a growing discipline whereby the goal is to understand the cause and effect relationship of health and disease. Knowing that her patients’ oral health is a direct reflection on their overall health and well-being. Dr. Monika Govoni feels it is her duty to promote this model of Integrative Dental Medicine for her patients through their education and the preventive and screening methods she has implemented here at Brushin’ on Belmont.

With this passion for mouth-body total health, Dr. Monika Govoni strives to continuously provide her patients with healthy, beautiful smiles that will function properly and serve them comfortably for years to come.

-member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society (2003)
-recipient of The American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Award for outstanding achievement in the pursuit of excellence in the undergraduate study of Esthetic Dentistry (2003)
-recipient of The Dawson Academy The Concept of Complete Dentistry Award (2015)
-graduate of The Dawson Academy, Advanced Dental Continuing Education Provider
-member of The American Academy of Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH)


Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Robert Govoni, DDS

Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Robert Govoni, Pediatric Dentist, began his education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology. After graduation, he attended the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. He continued his education with two additional years of training in Pediatric Dentistry at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Govoni is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

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He has medical staff privileges at Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, where he treats patients and contributes to training of pediatric dental residents.

Dr. Govoni is an active member in the Northside community. He sponsors local little league baseball teams and coaches at Hamlin Park. He has trained coaches in the proper management of sport related dental injuries and also has donated emergency dental kits. In addition, he is a speaker and dental educator at local preschools and elementary schools where he discusses the importance of good oral habits with children to promote their healthy future.

He currently resides in the Roscoe Village area of Chicago with his wife, Dr. Monika Govoni who is our general and cosmetic dentist. The couple have three children, Jenna, Alex, and Emilie.

Professional Affiliations:
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists

Hospital Affiliations:
Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago



Dr. Katharina Fung, DMD


Dr. Katharina Fung attended the Tufts University College of Arts and Sciences where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then went on to study dentistry at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, where she received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Certificate in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Dr. Katharina Fung is an Board Certified orthodontist and a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontists. After a long journey away she is excited to continue her career back home in Illinois and is looking forward to fostering a trusting relationship with each and every one of her patients.