Our Hygienists

Staff is listed in alphabetical order


Dessi received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts (graphic design) from the University of Illinois at Chicago.  She later went back to school to become a Registered Dental Hygienist.  She enjoys working in the dental field and meeting new people.  Dessi is married and has two sons, CJ and Evan. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends, designing, traveling, and photography.


Meredith graduated from Marquette University with a Bachelor of Health Science in Dental Hygiene in 1997. She loves what she does and enjoys educating her patients as well as getting to know them. Meredith is married with three children, and also has two dogs and a cat. She enjoys spending time with her family as well as competitive running. She has run over 40 half marathons and 6 marathons!


Tina graduated from Southern Illinois University’s Dental hygiene program in 1993. After graduation she chose to take a job opportunity in Zürich Switzerland for two years. She said the learning experience she took from there was not only valuable, but also rewarding. She loves interacting with her patients, helping them feel comfortable, and guiding them to make informed decisions about their dental health.  Since 2005 she has been serving on the advisory Board for the Dental Assisting program at Elgin community college. In her free time, she loves to be with family and friends, she loves to read and she has a very soft spot in her heart for animals.