Our Dental Assistant

Staff is listed in alphabetical order


Ashley grew up in the St. Charles area. She is a graduate from Elgin Community College.  She loves dental assisting because she enjoys working with people and making them happy with their dental experience at every visit. She is dedicated to her patients and team and providing the best care possible. In her free time she likes to travel, hike, and spend time with her family. One of her favorite summer activities is kayaking.

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Luis has been a Dental Assistant at Michael J Whitted & Associates since July 2020, but has been working in the Dental field since 2011.  Previously, he had his own practice as a Dentist in Mexico City, Mexico for 6 years.  Luis enjoys getting to know patients and helping them to feel comfortable about their teeth and oral health.  His favorite hobbies are traveling, eating and exploring new places.

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Lety has been a Dental Assistant since 2001. She enjoys getting to know patient’s and making them feel comfortable.  Lety grew up in Elgin where she still resides.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her three girls, Tahlia, Mariah, and Abigail.

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Jolanta – Head Assistant

Jolanta has been in the dental field for over 10 years. She started working as a Dental Assistant in Poland where she was born and raised. In August of 2005 she relocated to the United States and decided to continue her career in the dental field. In June of 2007 Jolanta completed a Dental Assisting program in Chicago, IL.

Jolanta joined the team Michael J. Whitted & Associates in October of 2016. She truly enjoys working with team of professional, ambitious, caring and dedicated coworkers. She takes pride in providing a relaxed and comfortable environment to patients so they always have a positive dental experience. Jolanta lives in Elgin with her husband and two kids. She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys biking and taking long walks with her dog Axel.

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Karla is a graduate from Elgin Community College. She has a passion for dental assisting and couldn’t see herself doing anything else. She strives to make sure the patient feels comfortable in the chair and she enjoys educating them about their oral health. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Joel and their new baby boy Emiliano.

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