Meet Dr. Rebecca Weightman

Dr. Rebecca Weightman, Periodontist in Berwyn and WestmontDr. Rebecca J. Weightman earned her D.M.D at Harvard University's school of Dental Medicine. For her specialization, she completed a three year advanced residency program in Periodontics and Implant dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She lives downtown with her husband and their rescued black lab mix, Dakota.

While at Harvard, Dr. Weightman was recognized for her leadership in community outreach and excellence in clinical periodontics. She was active in international public health research, spending time in South Africa studying oral lesions associated with HIV/AIDs. She earned her Master's degree in Oral Sciences researching the effects of tobacco smoke on the oral microbiome at UIC. Dr. Weightman is also certified in I.V. sedation and is capable of providing a moderate conscious "twilight" sedation for healthy but anxious patients.

Dr. Weightman enjoys staying active in both the dental and neighborhood communities. She serves as a diplomate to the American Board of Periodontology, is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago Dental Society, Midwest Society of Periodontology, and Illinois Society of Periodontists. Partnering with Dr. Walsh, she hosts world class speakers and lectures at continuing education meetings for general dentists and dental hygienists.

Dr. Weightman is skilled in the placement of dental implants and related bone reconstruction procedures, extractions, gum grafts, and the management of infection based oral diseases. She is an experienced and careful practitioner, valuing team work and collaboration with your general Dentist to provide you with excellent comprehensive oral health care.

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