Zhana – Practice Coordinator and Financial Manager
Zhana joined Dente Complete Dentistry as a financial coordinator in 2011, and she has been an Illinois State Certified Dental Assistant since 2013. She is passionate about learning new techniques and technologies that allow her to better serve her patients, and, whether it is answering questions regarding dental insurance or aiding in the effort to improve her patient’s dental health, Zhana takes great pride in her work in the office and the broader community and has been with MyDente for the last 5 years. When out of the office, she spends her time volunteering in the English and Polish communities, and is studying Polish to assist her in both her professional and personal life.
Celia – Certified Dental Assistant
Celia has been with Dente Complete Dentistry for since 2012 and enjoys getting to work with a great team that gets along well. She became a Certified Dental Assistant after attending the Illinois School of Health Careers, and brings a real dedication and laser-like focus to her interactions with patients. Her talents are a welcome addition to the office, and we, as well as our patients, are happy to have her on the team. In her free time, Celia enjoys shopping, baking, and spending time with her family.
Katie – Scheduling Coordinator/Receptionist
Katie is the newest member to Dente. She brings 8 years of customer service experience to the front desk, where she will be able to answer all calls and schedule appointments with her welcoming, enthusiastic voice. Since having braces last year, Katie has taken a keen interest in the field of dentistry. She is so happy to be working at Dente, amongst a team who is dedicated to providing the best dental care available. Her hobbies include running, spending time with her fiance, and reading about the cosmos!
Lori Gross – Registered Dental Hygienist
Lori started with our team, at Dente, in November 2016. She brings 20 years of private practice experience and several years as an adjunct faculty instructor. She’s very knowledgeable with dentistry, has a great passion, and the skill set needed to promote continual healthy oral hygiene care. She also delivers a PAIN FREE cleaning. In her free time, Lori is having fun, looking for the next great Jazz Fest.
Stephanie – Dental Assistant
Stephanie completed a training program for dental assisting in 2012 and has five years of experience in the dental field. Stephanie has been with us, here at Dente, since the beginning of May and she’s been such a tremendous help. As a kid, she loved going to her dentist for her appointments, and her love for the field shows in how well she takes care of patients. When she’s not at Dente, Stephanie loves to go jogging with her dog Nezzy, and spending quality time with her family and friends.