Philip Cook, DDS, LLC is a family-owned, father-son dental practice serving patients in Wilmette, Illinois, for more than 40 years. From 1972 until today, the practice has been a part of the Wilmette community, helping hundreds of patients and their families.

The practice is centered on the belief that preventive care and patient education are critical components of optimal dental health. They strive to perform thorough exams using state-of-the-art technology to gain a full understanding of each patient’s needs. Routine cleanings are also a cornerstone of the practice and help patients keep their smiles healthy and happy.

All of the team members at Philip Cook, DDS, LLC are committed to maintaining the highest standards in infection control. The dentists perform services in an office setting that’s warm and welcoming, yet also focused on thorough sterilization practices. These protections meet the standards of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the American Dental Association.

At Philip Cook, DDS, LLC, the clinicians and support staff understand even the highest standards of dental care do little to preserve optimal dental health if community members don’t take advantage of that care. That’s why the practice offers individualized care in a relaxing and positive environment.

Philip Cook, DDS, LLC isn’t only a family-run dental practice, but a family-centered practice. Both dentists are lifelong residents of the Wilmette area and have built their personal and professional lives in this community. The team treats patients like family, and they believe one of the most rewarding things about serving the community is the chance to watch the men, women, and children in their care grow and thrive.

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Philip M. Cook, DDS


Philip M. Cook, DDS, followed in his father’s footsteps to become a dentist, but he practices dentistry with his own unique approach. His focus is on esthetic restorative dentistry, and men, women and children from throughout the North Shore (Wilmette, IL) turn to him to make the most out of their smiles.

Dr. Cook earned his undergraduate degree at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He went on to study dentistry at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Afterward, he completed a residency in general practice at Northwestern Hospital in Evanston, Illinois.

His professional memberships include the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, and the American General Dentist Society. His achievements include the Arm & Hammer Dental Care Scholarship and a Senior Student Dental Award.

At Philip Cook, DDS, LLC, Dr. Philip M. Cook is a certified CEREC CAD-CAM in-office crown provider. He also uses Invisalign® to help patients make the most of their smile.

Dr. Cook was raised in Winnetka and returned to the area after school to join his father in practice. He currently lives in Wilmette with his wife and 3 children. When he’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and pursuing numerous outdoor activities. Dr. Cook also is available 24/7 for any patient emergencies.

Philip E. Cook, DDS


With more than 40 years in practice, Philip E. Cook, DDS, has gained the experience and skill that only comes from assisting hundreds of patients with a wide range of dental needs in Wilmette, Illinois. Now in practice with his son, Dr. Cook is enjoying this phase of his career.

Dr. Cook began his education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After earning his undergraduate degree in 1967, he attended Northwestern Dental School in Evanston, Illinois. Next came a residency at Evanston Hospital, which he completed in 1972.

Dr. Cook is a life member of the American Dental Association and holds a membership in the Chicago Dental Society. He continues to seek opportunities to expand his dental skills and knowledge.

After decades of helping people from in and around Chicago, Dr. Cook has earned the trust of many patients who also bring their extended family to the practice. To Dr. Cook, getting to know patients over the course of many years is one of the most rewarding aspects of building a longstanding family dental practice.

Chicago Magazine acknowledged Dr. Cook’s expertise and personal approach by naming him one of the top 30 dentists in the Chicago area. The Chicago Tribune also noted him as a top dentist from 2011-2017.

Dr. Cook is a longtime resident of Winnetka and enjoys being part of the local community. He has four children and is a proud grandfather of 10.