City of Lights Dental

Aurora Dental Arts Building             
1940 West Galena Boulevard Suite 11
Aurora, IL 60506

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Julie Lies-Keilty, DDS

Loyola Dental School, DDS, 1990
Vice President, St. Appalonia Society (Patron Saint of Dentists)

Lewis University, Nursing BSN, 1980
Staff and Charge Nurse, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 1980-1986
Internal Medicine , 1980-1983
Cardiac Intensive Care, 1983-1986 

Rosary High School 

Professional Association

  • American Dental Association, ADA
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society, Fox Valley Chapter
  • Aurora Dental Society

Personal Bio
After graduating from Loyola Dental School in 1990, Dr. Julie joined the practice her father founded in the 1940's.   Dr. Donald Lies, was one of the original dentists that founded the Aurora Dental Arts Building in 1967.    She recently bought the practice from Dr. Richard Bertoglio who has been part of the practice since 1976.   Her areas of interest are Family Dentistry, Cerek Crowns, Cosmetic Dentistry, Implants and Dentistry for Children.   She attends the annual Chicago dental convention each year and participates in a Cerek Study Club.  She also attends many seminars during the year to offer patients the latest in technological advances.

Areas of Interest

  • Family Dentistry
  • Cerec Crowns (Same day)
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Restoring Implants
  • Endodontic Therapy
  • Emergency Treatment
  • Partial and full Removable Dentistry
  • Whitening
  • Children

Volunteer Experience
Dentist With A Heart - Illinois dentists from the Fox Vally opening thier doors to the needy, offering free services for a day, usually during the month of February. Free Services for the day include:  Cleaning, X-Ray, Diagnostic Services, Fillings, Extractions.

ACDS -  The Aurora Children's Dental Service is a non-profit organization that provides free dental care to children in need.  

Aurora Grade Schools - Providing yearly school exams 

Operation Snowball - Operation Snowball is an alcohol and other drug use prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug-free lives.

Laser Certification and Cerec Certification

Dr. Julie likes to spend time in the great outdoors, whether it is running, biking, skiing or hiking.  She also likes to attend and cheer on her children's sporting events - football, volleyball and LaCrosse.  She is married with three grown children.   She attends St. Katherine Drexel Catholic Church in Sugar Grove, IL.

Favorite Quote
"Do small things with great love."  Mother Teresa

Favorite Movie
West Side Story


Richard Bertoglio, DDS

Valparaiso University, Chemistry and Math, 1974 Loyola Dental School, DDS, 1976

Professional Association

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society, Fox Valley Chapter
  • Aurora Dental Society

Personal Bio
Dr. Bertoglio has been practicing dentistry since 1976.  He was first an Associate with Dr. Donald Lies, DDS, Aurora, and purchased the practice in 1984.  He recently sold the practice to his long-term associate, and daughter of Dr. Donald Lies, Dr. Julie Lies Keilty.  Dr. Bertoglio served in the United States Air Force in England from 1973-1976 where he took courses at Eastman Dental Hospital and the Royal Homopathic Hosptal in London.  With decades of experience, Dr. Bertoglio is able to solve immediate problems expeditiously while keeping patients long term goals and overall treatment objectives in mind.


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