We have a fabulous office staff who likes to have fun at work. Each member of our team is highly qualified with pediatric dental knowledge and experience. We all have a love for working with children and are committed to making your visit to our office enjoyable, pleasant, educational and one you will speak highly of to others.
Head Assistant – Maritza has been in the dental field since 2011. Before starting at Elmhurst Dentistry for kids in the fall of 2016, she previously worked in a general office. Maritza enjoys working with kids and her goal is to always make them feel at home at the office. She’s sure to get a smile out of even our most challenging patients. Maritza lives in Elmwood Park and loves to spend as much time as possible with her family, especially her kids. They like going to the Brookfield Zoo and going out for breakfast together!
Dental Assistant – Camille has been working for Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids since the summer of 2015. Camille is a student at Southern Illinois University pursuing a career in dental hygiene. Outside of the office, Camille loves to hang out with her Shih-Tzu/ Maltese mixed dog, named Stanley. Also, five to six days a week you can find Camille Irish dancing or reading Harry Potter books.
Dental Assistant – Stephanie has been in the dental field since 1998, and she’s been at EDFK since early 2017! Stephanie has worked in general dentistry and in orthodontics, but she loves the pediatric setting. Dentistry has always been a passion of hers, and working with kids is her favorite. “Making kids feel comfortable and excited to come to the dentist is my #1 goal.” Stephanie was born and raised in Aurora and currently resides in Bensenville with her husband and four kids. When she isn’t taking her kids to their school sports team events, Stephanie and her family enjoy doing Muay Thai and Jiu Jitsu competitions.
Professional Relations Coordinator – Sara is a native Floridian who relocated to the Chicago area in Spring of 2012. Sara has been in the dental field since 2008 and is super passionate about pediatric dentistry and easing any dental anxieties children may experience when at a dental office. While most of Sara’s experience has been hands on and clinical she is very excited to make her way into the community to spread the word about how passionate we all are about providing the best care possible for our patients. In her spare time Sara enjoys traveling, reading and enjoying everything Chicago has to offer.
Treatment Coordinator – Dany is the first smile every patient sees when coming in to our office. Her warm personality welcomes every child in like family. She brings over 7 years of customer service experience to our office, and it shows! She is a Bloomingdale area native, and plans to keep it that way. In her free time, you can find Dany spending time with family and friends- and if she isn’t, she’s probably watching a Disney movie!
Dental Assistant – Arielle is a recent graduate from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene. As a dedicated healthcare professional, her goal is to always get involved, volunteer, and make an impact in the community. She strives to be attentive to all of her patients’ needs in order to guarantee the utmost comfort and satisfaction during dental visits. As a future Dental Hygienist, she is committed to applying her skills and experience to support our dentists, her fellow coworkers and patients. As a leading dental provider in the Elmhurst area, Arielle is proud to be a member of our fun-loving premier practice at Elmhurst Dentistry For Kids!
Administrative Supervisor – (Naya for short) is excited to join the Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids family. Working in a pediatric office made her realize that she loves working with children. Naya’s favorite part of working in a pediatric office is interacting with the kids, reassuring them that they are brave little ones, and listening to their funny comments! She has never had a cavity and will continue to prevent having one! On her time off Naya loves traveling, sushi, and karaoke!
Office Manager – Kelly joins Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids with over 16 years of office management and extensive customer service experience. Prior to joining the team Kelly was most recently the Vice President of Sales with an organization that helped treat patients with snoring and sleep apnea. Kelly is a first generation Addison native born to parents who immigrated from Ireland! At an early age, Kelly had the desire to travel the world which led her to live in locations that include Austin, Dallas, Houston, and Madrid! Kelly has recently married the love of her life, David and they are pawrents to 3 adorable dogs. When Kelly isn’t working you can find her: enjoying concerts, spending time with her family, baking, cooking, watching sports or painting!
Scheduling Coordinator – Tiana’s six years of experience in working with children made her realize her love for kids! At our office, Tiana strives to make sure that every child feels comfortable during their dental appointments. Tiana grew up in the Bensenville/Wood Dale area & has no plans on moving any time soon! When she’s not working at Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids, Tiana is a cheerleading coach for the Bensenville Bandits and a Disney Destination travel agent! When she has free time, Tiana loves shopping, watching Disney movies & spending time with friends & family.