Jennie, Clinical Assistant
Jennie completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery in the Philippines. She owned and ran a successful dental practice before she moved to the U.S. Jennie lives in the Northwestern Suburb with her lovely family. She travels over an hour each way to work because of her passion for dentistry and her love for Arden Dental Center. Jennie likes interacting with patients and seeing the impact a healthy smile can have on a person. Jennie is a trained surgical assistant in dental implants. Her friendly demeanor makes her exceptional at easing the fears of anxious patients. Outside of work Jennie enjoys spending time with her family, especially her adorable son.
Raya, Clinical Assistant
Raya was born and raised in Amman, Jordan. She completed her Bachelor's of Dental Surgery before moving to the US and is currently finishing her Master's degree in Special Education at UIC . She is a trained CEREC dental professional who is meticulous with her designs and finishes. Raya has incredible attention to details in smile makeovers. She is very passionate about dentistry and always makes patients’ comfort and satisfaction her priority. She is fun-loving and outgoing. Outside of work she enjoys music and the outdoors.
Jacob, Clinical Assistant
Jacob is the newest member of our Arden Team. He is currently pursuing his college degree in creative writing. As a longtime patient of ours, Jacob is very familiar with our practice philosophy and meshes well with our team. Outside of work, he enjoys animating and spending time with friends and family.
Lisa, Registered Dental Hygienist
Lisa has been serving our patients for over 15 years. Lisa has been a Dental Hygienist for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with a gentle touch. Lisa is originally from Ohio and moved to the Chicago-land area where she graduated from the Dental Hygiene program at Harper College. Lisa prides her work. She is meticulous and comprehensive with her care. Lisa loves spending time with her daughter, boyfriend, and friends. She is passionate about cruising on her Harley, scuba diving, traveling, hiking and many other outdoor activities.
Maribeth, Administrative Coordinator
Maribeth has most recently joined the Arden Dental team. She has been in the dental field for four years, with focus on administration and insurance. Her passion for the highest level of customer care comes from being a licensed cosmetologist for over 30 years. As a part-time stylist, the desire to treat and ensure people feel wonderful is equally shared and brought to our patients here at Arden Dental Center. For Maribeth, the importance of oral health, bite function and a beautiful, bright smile make being a member of this team so gratifying. Maribeth has been married for 25 years and has raised three beautiful daughters. Favorite pastimes are trying new restaurants, hitting the gym, going to the movies and traveling.
Wendy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Wendy has been a Dental Hygienist for over 10 years. Wendy enjoys her work tremendously and is a great conversationalist . She finds helping patients improve and maintain their oral health through education most rewarding. Wendy loves spending time with her husband and her two fun-loving daughters. She is an ardent volunteer for Mission of Mercy and an enthusiast in dressing up to the extreme for Halloween.
Kathy, Registered Dental Hygienist
Kathy completed the Dental Hygiene program at Parkland College in Champaign IL. Kathy is particularly knowledgeable and experienced with soft tissue therapy with diode laser. No matter how severe your case is, you can rest assured that you are in great hands with Kathy. When she isn’t working to protect patients’ smiles, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three daughters. She also enjoys cooking, walking, and watching movies.
Vanessa, Registered Dental Hygienist
Vanessa completed the Dental Hygiene program at Harper College. She has been a hygienist for 24 years and an instructor at Harper College hygiene program. She has a great sense of humor and always puts patients at ease. She is exceptional in helping patients understand the ins and outs of their treatments. Outside of the office, she loves spending time with her husband and 3 children. She enjoys hiking, jewelry making, gardening, biking, traveling, and walking her dogs.