(From Left to Right) Yasmin, Heather, Dr. Nicholas, Hillary, Michelle
Our team consists of dedicated individuals who are kind, friendly and caring.
Our staff is here to ensure a pleasant experience and the best possible care. We
are always happy to answer any questions.
Michelle’s responsibilities include all functions of Chairside Assisting,
sterilization, stock inventory, ordering and front desk reception. She is
well versed in all aspects of insurance claims, account billing, financial
matters, patient scheduling, treatment planning and coordination. Having
been in the dental field since 1999, Michelle loves what she does. She
is certified in coronal polishing and placement of preventative sealants. Michelle is married and has 2 dogs that keep her busy. Her hobbies include home repair projects and cooking. She also is a passionate Chicago Cubs fan.
Heather joined the practice in February 2010. After completing her
associates degree in Scotland and obtaining her dental assisting
certification in 1985 she completed her 1 year dental internship in 1986.
Moving from Scotland to Illinois she has continued dental assisting since.
She has vast experience with sedation dentistry and is expert in helping
people overcome their fears in dentistry. Heather's main concern is patient
care and comfort. Heather is certified in coronal polishing and placing
sealants. She is accustomed to prosthetic dentistry and the fabrication of
temporization for these procedures. Heather has also furthered her education
by completing all the prerequisites for the dental hygiene program at Triton
College. You will find Heather assisting or working the front desk
reception. Heather is married with 3 children. Her hobbies include
forensics, reading and sports.
Hillary - Part Time Front Desk Receptionist
Hillary earned her bachelors's degree in nutrition and dietetics from Illinois State University and currently works full time at Strive Rehabilitation. She works here part time at the front desk scheduling appointments, handling insurance processing, accounting and all aspects that encompass the business aspect of the front desk. She also works part time and an upscale retail clothing store. A very busy gal, for sure ! Her interests are baking and cooking, reading and listening to music. She is passionate about exercise, a healthy diet and is a competitive body builder.
Our on-sight Healing Touch practitioner, has studied
energetic and integrative medicine for more than 20 years. After completing
a successful entrepreneurial career in marketing and public relations, she
decided to pursue her love of the healing arts and coaching. Evie is a
Certified Healing Touch Practioner, Certified Wellness Coach and trained in
the Yuen Energy Method, EnergyTouch and Medical Intuition. Please read our
services link for an overview of Healing Touch Therapy. Evie is married and
has two children, a son and daughter.
Yasmin - Registered Dental Hygienist
Yasmin was born in Toronto, Canada and currently resides in the western suburbs. After majoring in Psychology at York University, she completed her dental hygiene degree at George Brown College in 2006.
She loves meeting families with children of all ages, and in particular using her knowledge and training with special needs individuals, especially children. Her goal is to educate, teach and help you understand every aspect of oral health that you may have questions about. Her favorite part about working in the dental field is meeting new patients and always learning something new about them.
Outside the office Jasmin loves to spend time with her husband and young daughter, going to the park, going for walks and spending time in nature.