Meet the Staff
Beverly is one of our Office Administrative Assistants and Scheduling Coordinators. She has experience in patient relations, as well as scheduling and started working for our practice in 1997. When not working, Bev enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, daughter, son and daughter-in-law, two granddaughters and grandson.
Lucas is a Dental Hygienist at our practice. He has been around dentistry for most of his life starting as a front desk administrator in our Kankakee office while he was at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School. He then graduated from Parkland’s Dental Hygiene Program in 2013, got his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Illinois State University in December 2017, and now works full-time at our practices. He enjoys hockey, fly-fishing, cooking, and hearing dad jokes.
Ellen is a Clinical Assistant at our practice. She joined our team in 2002, with 20 years of general dentistry already under her belt. Ellen is responsible for the daily clinical flow and assisting during surgical procedures. In her free time, Ellen enjoys watching movies, reading books, decorating cakes for her grandchildren, and mushing with her three Siberian Huskies. She lives in Homer Glen, IL with her husband, Al. Ellen has three sons, two that live in Chicago and one in Lake in the Hills. Her only daughter lives in Las Vegas, which she enjoys visiting.
Heather is our Clinical/Event Coordinator at our practice. She is responsible for supervising the daily operations of our clinical offices, overseeing the implementation and maintenance of our clinics’ hardware and software, overseeing continuing education and marketing events, and assisting during surgical procedures. She is a college graduate of Kankakee Community College and Saint Leo University. Heather and her daughter, Reece, and their two dogs reside in Bourbonnais, IL. In her spare time, Heather enjoys watching her daughter play volleyball, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Breanna is one of our Clinical Assistants at our practice. She is responsible for daily clinical flow and assisting during surgical procedures. She joined our team in 2016. Bre attended Kankakee Community College. She lives in Herscher, IL, with her husband, Eric, daughter, River, and their dog and cat. During her free time she enjoys staying active, fishing, and spending time with her family and friends.
Michelle is one of our Office Administrative Assistants and Scheduling Coordinators. She joined our team in the fall of 2017. While Michelle is new to the dental field, she brings many years of experience in customer service. Michelle lives in Saint Anne with her husband, Andrew, and their daughter, Charlotte. They enjoy spending time with their family and friends, watching movies, and traveling.
Danielle is a Dental Hygienist in our practice. She joined our team in October 1997. Danielle has a long history of experience in the dental field. She spent many years as a Dental Assistant and then completed her A.A.S. at Kankakee Community College in 1999. In May 2001, she graduated from Prairie State College in Dental Hygiene and has a Bachelor’s degree in Health Administration from Governor’s State University. Danielle lives in Indiana with her husband, Jason, and their children, Riley and Jake. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Carole is one of our Office Administrative Assistants and Front Desk Coordinators. She is responsible for scheduling surgical appointments, financial arrangements, and assisting patients to receive their maximum insurance benefits. She has been in periodontics for over 30 years. Carole, her husband Terry, and dog, Benny, live in Elmhurst, IL. In her spare time, she enjoys walking her dog, watching movies, cooking, and spending time with her granddaughters.
Candice joined our team as a Dental Hygienist in the spring of 2018. She graduated from Prairie State College in Dental Hygiene in 1995. Candice currently lives in Tinley Park, IL with her daughters, Sydney and Ella. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and dogs.
Michelle is one of our Clinical Assistants at our practice. She is responsible for daily clinical flow and assisting during surgical procedures. She joined our team in 2017. She lives in Frankfort, IL, with her husband, Kirk, and their children, Kirk and Kendall. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.
Teresa has been our Office Manager since May, 1999. She is responsible for managing the daily operations of our three offices. She works closely with the doctor and staff to assure that all of the business aspects of the practice are functioning in a proficient manner.. Teresa lives in Bourbonnais with her husband, Greg, and has two sons, Nicholas and Nathan. Nicholas and his wife, Taylor, have two children, Hayden and Holden, and currently live in New Lenox, IL. Nathan resides in Richmond, VA, pursuing his career in baseball operations. In her spare time, Teresa enjoys traveling, boating, reading, and spending time with her friends and family.
Amber is a Dental Hygienist at our practice. She has been in the dental field making mouths healthy since graduating from Prairie State College in 2007. Amber is committed to providing patients with exceptional care for each patient’s individual needs. She lives in New Lenox with her sons Logan and Jax, husband, Nick, and their two dogs. In her spare time, Amber enjoys going to concerts, reading, cooking, and spending quality time with her family and friends.