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.
Treatment Coordinator – Amanda was born and raised in Elmhurst and grew up loving the area. She has been working in the dental field since 2010. The opportunity arose for Amanda to take a job at a general dental office and she knew right away she loved the field of dentistry, but she missed working with kids. Amanda previously worked in a daycare and has always enjoyed working with kids. She was thrilled to continue her passion for dentistry in our pediatric dental office. She has four kids of her own and a wonderful husband. She loves all things DIY. Outside the office, Amanda and her family love the outdoors, and their black lab, Ivy.
Office Manager – Michelle has been working at Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids since January 2016. With many years of customer service experience, she thrives on building relationships with patients and parents, and making each child feel like our office is their dental home. She loves working with the team/staff we have to provide our patients with a great experience each visit. Outside of the office you can find her relaxing reading a good book, or spending time with her nephews.
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.
Front Desk Coordinator – Lisa had been working in the dental field since 1998. She loves working in dental field making people and their families feel welcome Lisa has been living in Glen Ellyn since 2011with her two sons. She loves watching them play sports which keeps her busy outside of the office. When she is not working you can find her at the baseball field or at a wrestling match. She is a huge Cubs fan and loves to travel!
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!