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.
Scheduling 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 – Jessica graduated Triton College in 2014 with a Dental Assistant Certificate. After working at a general dental office for quite some time, she realized that her favorite part about working in the dental field was working with the children! Jessica loves helping children overcome their fear of the dentist and strongly believes that a child’s dental health is an important aspect of their life. On days off she enjoys going out with friends, spending time with her family, and hanging out with her cats Max and Oliver. Jessica is interested in attending school again to become a Dental Hygienist in the future!
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!