Meet Dr. Anil K. Agarwal
BOARD CERTIFIED Chicago Prosthodontist

Dr. Anil K. Agarwal has been a board-certified Prosthodontist for more than thirty years. He earned his DDS in 1974 from King George’s Medical School in India. From there, he went on to complete a residency in Prosthodontics at Northwestern University. Additionally, he earned a Master’s of Science in Oral Biology.

Founded in 1851, Northwestern University is recognized both nationally and internationally for its excellent educational programs. In addition, it is a leading research university with award-winning faculty. Dr. Agarwal returned to Northwestern University to teach Prosthodontics there for 21 years.

During his time at Northwestern University, Agarwal was the director of the University’s Prosthodontic Clinics and the director of the Treatment Planning Center. Additionally, he initiated a Dental Practice Management special elective program.

Having completed over 1200 hours of continuing education in Prosthodontics and Implants, Dr. Agarwal earned both Fellowship and Diplomate status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. This is a prestigious award and the highest honor a professional society such as the International Congress of Oral Implantologists can bestow.

Additionally, Dr. Agarwal has Fellow status in the Academy of General Dentistry and the American College of Osseointegration. The dental field recognizes the American College of Osseointegration as the premier association internationally for dentists interested in Implant Dentistry. Furthermore, in 2008 Dr. Agarwal was a Northwestern University Alumni Award Recipient. This is an honor shared by very few dentists.



With his qualifications as a Prosthodontist, Dr. Agarwal specializes in restoring and replacing teeth. Prosthodontists are experts that complete an additional three years of specialized training in a program accredited by the American Dental Association. Prosthodontists are trained to handle advanced and complex dental reconstruction cases.

Dr. Agarwal is certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics. Board-certified Prosthodontists demonstrate commitment to ongoing learning and life-long ethical practices. Additionally, they are invested in the advancement of Prosthodontics.


Doctor of Dental Surgery – D.D.S.
Master of Science – M.S.

Dr. Agarwal has provided over 250 continuing education courses to other professionals and over 1500 hours of continuing education in various disciplines of Prosthodontics. Lecturing both nationally and internationally for the past 30 years on Dental Implants and other Dental Reconstruction-related topics, Dr. Agarwal is highly knowledgeable about the dental field.

Dr. Agarwal authored three books, including “Peritoneal Dialysis: Types, Procedures and Risks Factors.” Additionally, he invented and successfully marketed two unique dental products. First, his Dental Soft Relining product is beneficial for patients with cancer as well as others with low tissue tolerance. Second, his Force-Measuring Technique for bones has made its mark in Oral Biology research.

“After receiving dental implant treatment from Dr. Agarwal, I feel no different than having my real teeth than having the implant, so as I said before I have confidence and I feel more like talking, going out, SMILING and now I laugh and enjoy more. Now I don’t have to worry that my dentures were coming loose. THANK YOU!”
– Winterset Patient

“I don’t believe in treating just teeth. I believe in treating people. This philosophy goes hand-in-hand with my strong belief that there is no substitute for quality dental care. That’s why I insist on using only the most researched modern materials and the most effective techniques for restoring your oral health. I love my work. It’s most gratifying and joyous to see a patient’s self esteem and confident smile return after the successful completion of a restorative procedure.”

Community Involvement

Dr. Agarwal demonstrates a strong commitment to his profession and to the public. As such, he is an active member of several dental organizations including The American Dental Association, The Illinois Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society and The American College of Prosthodontists.

The American Dental Association was established to power the dentistry profession and promote the oral health of dental patients. They play a crucial role because society places their trust in the dental profession. The American Dental Association and its members commit to maintaining high levels of ethical conduct.

The Illinois Dental Society serves the public through education, communication, and legislation. Established in 1865, this Society ensures that its members provide the highest possible level of dental care. The Illinois Dental Society represents over 6,500 dentists, as well as dental hygienists, dental lab technicians, and dental students.

The Chicago Dental Society represents members of the dental profession and the patients they serve. Additionally, they so donates funds and time to help people get the dental care that they need. Organized in 1864 and incorporated in 1878, the Chicago Dental Society has awarded more than $1 million locally to dental clinics.

The American College of Prosthodontists is an organization of dentists with advanced specialty training. With nearly 4,000 members and affiliates worldwide, The American College of Prosthodontists represents the field of Prosthodontics and the benefits it has to offer society.

Upon reading an article in Star newspaper regarding the closing of a community dental center, Dr. Agarwal went so far as to donate an office building and fully equipped dental practice to charity. In doing so, the doctor and his team have been providing dental care to low-income, underserved and uninsured populations in Chicago. The official opening of the Agarwal Family Health Society Dental Clinic took place on April 26, 2001, with a staff of four paid employees and several volunteers.

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Our team of Winterset professionals come from a variety of backgrounds. Each doctor and team member brings a unique quality and level of care to our patients. In fact, in 2001 Winterset Dental Care received the Dental Economics/Matsco Award as the top solo dental practice in Illinois. Dr. Agarwal’s team works together to provide excellent service and deliver the smile experience you have been searching for.