Learn About Our History
Young Dental Care was established in 1957 in downtown Aurora, Illinois, by Dr. Keith W. Young. During this period Dr. Keith continued to teach at Loyola Dental School and his alma mater, Northwestern University.
In the 1960’s, Dr. Keith W. Young moved the practice to Aurora’s Prairie Street area and in 1984, to its current location at 1132 Prairie Street.
Dr. Keith and his wife raised their four children in Aurora and were an active part of the community.
In 1986, their daughter, Dr. Kimberley M. Young, chose to join the practice shortly after her graduation from Loyola Dental School.
In the fall of 1997, Dr. Kimberley M. Young purchased the practice. Dr. Keith continued working at Young Dental Care calling Dr. Kim “the best boss he ever had”. Dr. Keith W. Young continued in practice till his passing in 2004.
In spring of 2016, Dr. Kimberley Young sold the practice to Dr. Amy Newkirk in preparation for her retirement. Dr. Amy and Dr. Kim, along with Dr. Carlene Whitney, celebrated the practice’s 60th birthday in 2017!
The doctors and staff at Young Dental Care are passionate about dentistry and we hope that we can be of assistance to you and your whole family – for generations.