Maria I. Bustamante DMD

Welcome to Seven Star Dental! As the treating dentist of the practice, it is my privilege to care for you. My goal is to listen, guide and support you so that you can obtain optimal dental health and the cosmetic goals you desire.

I live my life by the golden rule and apply it to all aspects of my practice. From the top quality products and state-of-the-art technology to the best continuing dental education courses and a seven star atmosphere. I am happy to deliver the excellent dental care my patients deserve!


Spear Dental Education: 2011- Present
     Advanced dental education in restorative and cosmetic dentistry

Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, IL (GPR): 2004-2005
     Intensive training in areas including: Implants, restorative and cosmetic dentistry, oral
sedation, internal medicine

University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (DMD): 2000-2004

Associations in Learned Societies:

Spear Dental Education Study Club
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
American Academy of Facial Esthetics

Areas of Interest

Veneers   Invisalign (clear aligners)
CEREC (same day crowns)
Full Mouth Rehabilitation
General Dentistry
Botox and Dermal Fillers




Office Manager

We welcome you to Seven Star Dental! My name is Maria, and I will be the first person to greet you for your appointment.  I am passionate about getting to know all of our patients and making sure they receive quality service and attention from our front office.  It is my role to make sure you have everything you need when you visit with us. We love working here, so I know you’ll love being a patient here!

Favorite Activities

In my free time I enjoy spending time with my husband experiencing local art and cuisine.  I also love traveling and experiencing new cultures.

Dental and Administrative Assistant

 Welcome to Seven Star Dental! My name is Ellen and you will see me both in the treatment rooms and in the front office. I assist Dr. Bustamante clinically during your dental procedures, and your comfort is my first priority!  I love establishing great relationships with our patients and ensuring a great dental experience.  I will also help schedule your appointments and answer any treatment questions both in office and over the phone. 

Favorite Activities

When I’m not working I enjoy being outdoors especially during the fall. I enjoy hiking, working out, going to coffee shops and exploring new places.  I also have two hedgehogs, Sonic and Morty.