Dr. Anthony Elger, DMD

Oral Surgeon in Bloomington, IL

Dr. Anthony Elger of Capodice, Efaw, Ocheltree & Elger, PLLC

Dr. Elger began his career toward Oral Surgery at Southern Illinois University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He went on to attend the University of Southern Illinois where he obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 2013. He spent a year in a general practice residency at Louisiana State University before doing an Oral and Maxillofacial internship at Cook County Hospital. Dr. Elger graduated from his Oral and Maxillofacial residency at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in June 2019 training on the latest techniques and honing his skills as an oral surgeon.

When Dr. Elger isn’t working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three children. He also enjoys hunting, traveling and remodeling houses.

Dr. Elger was born in Peoria but grew up in Metamora, IL. With his roots in Central Illinois, he has fit in perfectly with our other doctors who were all raised in the Bloomington/Normal area.


  • Bradley University
  • Southern Illinois University 
  • Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Surgical Training 

  • General Practice Residency, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Residency, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • McLean County Dental Society
  • Diplomat of American Association Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Are You Ready to Smile With Confidence Again?

Contact us with any questions or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Elger to reclaim your smile today!

Call us: 309-663-2526