Anokhi Dalia Bock, DMD, MSD is a native of Lake Forest, Illinois. Upon Graduation from Lake Forest Academy, she moved to the East Coast for her undergraduate studies at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, MA. While in college she continued to pursue her love of the outdoors as a biology and environmental studies major. She spent a year researching the effect of urban development on the habitat of the eastern coyote, white-tailed deer, diamond-back terrapin, and box turtle both in and around Cape Cod, MA.
After receiving her Bachelor of Science (BS), Dr. Anokhi continued her studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. This is where she and Dr. Derek met! She graduated with high honors and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (a national dental honor society). While in dental school, she received several awards and distinctions. After receiving her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in 2003, she moved to Indianapolis, IN, so she could continue her studies at …Riley Children's Hospital through Indiana University School of Dentistry. There she completed her two-year residency in pediatric dentistry and obtained her Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD). While in residency she received a Graduate Student Research Award through the AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry) for her research on fluoride's effect on bone. The summer after residency, Dr. Anokhi Dalia and Dr. Derek Bock got married! They enjoyed a wonderful 10 day honeymoon to Tahiti and Bora Bora, after which she joined the practice of Jerry Udelson, DDS, in Forest Park, Illinois. In July of 2007, the Bocks welcomed their first child, Bela, to their family!Â The Bock family did not stop growing there, on October 26th 2009, Bela became a big sister to Asha!
In late 2008, Drs. Derek and Anokhi Bock decided to join forces and open up a "boutique style" practice close to home, where they could use the skills they had gained as associates, while practicing dentistry according to their practice philosophy and goals. Forest Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry is the practice they have always dreamed of building together.
Professionally, Dr. Anokhi stays actively involved in the pediatric dental community. She has formed a study club with other pediatric dentists in the area. She is currently on staff at Lake Forest Hospital. She is an active member of the ADA (American Dental Association), the AAPD (American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry), the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics), the ABPD (American Board of Pediatric Dentistry), the ISPD (Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentists), The ISDS (Illinois State Dental Society), and the CDS (Chicago Dental Society). She has also participated in a program by the AAP called "Bright Smiles from Birth", which provides fluoride varnish application training, and oral health care education to local pediatricians. The goal of the program is to prevent childhood caries, and to help decrease the incidence of caries by promoting early treatment with fluoride varnish and early referral. Dr. Anokhi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
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