Dentist—Chicago, IL

Meet Dr. Kenneth Fried

Chicago Illinois dentist Doctor Kenneth Fried

Dr. Kenneth Fried has been practicing dentistry for over four decades, originally opening the first United Dental Centers practice in Whiting, Indiana in 1989. He’s proud to be expanding his services to Chicagoans and is grateful to have multiple generations of families trust their oral health and wellness in his hands. He loves making new friends and is always excited to welcome patients to the United Dental Centers family! To learn more about his education and life outside of the dental office, read below.

Why Did You Decide to Become a Dentist?

Aerial view of city skyline

Dr. Kenneth has always loved science and helping people, so when discussing his future with his friends and family in college, he decided dentistry was the perfect way to fulfill his passions in life. He’s proud to now be considered a trusted provider by hundreds of families!

Where Did You Study Dentistry?

Chicago dentist Doctor Kenneth Fried volunteering at the Lions Club

Dr. Kenneth received his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University before attending the University of Illinois’ dental school. He believes in staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in his field, so he regularly completes continuing education courses. He’s also an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Indiana Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society. He’s also a certified ClearCorrect provider.

Outside of the Dental Office, What Do You Like to Do?

Boat tied to a dock on a lake at sunset

Dr. Kenneth and his wife, Marilyn, both met in their hometown of Chicago. They have two children, including Dr. David, and currently live in Dyer. He’s passionate about getting involved with his community and has been apart of several local organizations, including the East Side Lions Club, American Cancer Society, and the East Side Chamber of Commerce. During his free time, he enjoys going boating and cheering on Chicago sports teams!