Our Hygienists

Staff is listed in alphabetical order

Dessi - Hygienists


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. In her spare time she loves spending time with her family and friends, designing, traveling, and photography.

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Erika - Hygienists


Erika is a recent May of 2017 graduate of Lewis University. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene through a 2+2 program with Lewis University and College of DuPage. Erika absolutely loves what she does! She recently said, “I love that I can educate my patients, along with building a bond with them every time they come in for cleanings. I also love expanding my knowledge by learning from other experienced Doctors and Hygienists.” When she is not in the office, she loves to travel! She has been to Mexico, Puerto Rico, France, Belgium! She hopes to soon to visit Germany, Spain, Malta, Greece, and Switzerland!

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Jami - Hygienists


Jami began her career in dentistry working for Dr. Whitted as a receptionist in 2012. This is where she learned that dentistry was where she wanted to be. She soon began to expand her knowledge base by working as a dental assistant while taking prerequisites for dental hygiene school. Jami graduated dental hygiene school in 2016 from Harper College. She enjoys educating patients and working towards their oral hygiene goals. In Jami’s free time she loves running with her German Shepard, spending time with her family and friends, and relaxing at the lake.

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Jamie - Hygienists


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!

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