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.
Dental Assistant – Ariana is excited to join the ED4k team and looks forward to creating strong relationships with our patients. She enjoys learning new things every day and is enthusiastic about her career in the dental field. Ariana is proud to be certified in Pit and Fissure Sealants and Coronal Polishing. She has a passion for educating our patients on the importance of keeping their teeth healthy! In her free time she enjoys going on walks with her favorite puppy- Diesel. She also enjoys going to the gym and taking a nap right after! When she isn’t with her pup or working out, a good drama movie has Ariana cuddled up!
Head 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!
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!
Practice Manager – With more than 20 years of customer service experience, Heather is a great team leader and works hard to make sure the office is running efficiently. She loves to help with questions or concerns patients or parents may have about their pediatric dental care. Heather was born and raised in Vermont and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, VT in 2005. She then moved to the Chicago area and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2007. Heather and her husband have three children who keep them very busy. In her free time, Heather loves to be with her family, attend barre classes, and bake delicious treats for her co-workers
Practice Relations Coordinator – Meet Jill, our Practice Relations Coordinator! Jill’s background includes elementary education and dental assisting. She has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Reading and Literacy. Jill is passionate about the importance of nurturing all aspects of children’s wellbeing. Jill organizes educational activities for kids to promote healthy dental habits. As Practice Relations Coordinator Jill also networks to build relationships with community members and local businesses. Look for Jill and her teammates at the next community event! In her free time, you might see Jill gardening, playing tennis, watching movies or playing with her Golden Retriever!
Dental 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!
Insurance Coordinator – Olivia is a proud new member at ED4K who handles the behind the scenes with insurance. She enjoys learning new things and being a helping hand in any area where assistance is needed. One of her favorite quotes is “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Olivia seeks success for herself as well as her teammates to be able to make our patients happy with a great smile. When she is not at the office, she loves to spend time with her son and part take in fun filled activities with family and friends.
Scheduling Coordinator – Stephanie is excited to join the Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids team! She has always had a passion for working with kids and is excited to be at the front helping make sure every child’s experience is a fun one! Her goal is to have every patient leave with a smile on their face! When she’s not at the office, you can find Stephanie relaxing with a good book, snuggling with her cats, or riding the roller coasters at Six Flags with her friends!
Scheduling Coordinator – Steve is new to the dental world and is thrilled to be a part of the Elmhurst Dentistry for Kids family. With over 15 years of customer service experience, he looks forward to meeting the patients and their families. From Franklin Park, Steve is a huge Disney fan, has an Art degree, and loves to watch movies!
Treatment Coordinator – Sydney is excited to join the team as a Treatment Coordinator! New to the dental field, she brings over seven years of customer service experience! Syd went to Central Michigan University and graduated in 2018! The highlight of her day is getting to meet new patients and welcome them to the office! In her free time, you can find Sydney outside on a hike with her dog, Maurice.