Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.
Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.
Sandy is an integral part of our practice, she is a certified dental assistant from the state of Illinois since 2006. She joined our team in 2014 and has enjoyed being involved with all new technologies as they have developed. Her passion in dentistry allowed her gain knowledge in the admin part of the practice and escaladed herself as the Office Manager. She loves welcoming all new and current patients and goes out of her way to help with any questions or concerns that our patients may have. In her spare time, Sandy enjoys spending time with herfamily and her 3 young kids. She also enjoys to travel, dance and exercise. She loves animals she has 2 small dogs and a Guinea pig.
Shinal has joined our practice in 2017 with an extensive background in the
healthcare field. She is new to the dentistry field but has jumped in head
first in helping out with whatever she can and has become a key component
of our office. She has completed her Masters in Business Administration at
Keller University. Shinal enjoys spending time with her family (especially
her nieces and nephews) and loves to cook and bake.
Dental Assistant/Patient Coordinator
Lucy has been assisting for almost 5 years. She loves for our patients to feel comfortable during their dental visit and answers all the questions they have regarding their teeth. Making sure our patients understand each procedure is essential for them to feel that way. It makes her feel great when patients walk out with the smile they have been wanting to show off to the world and that is the goal.
Lucy enjoys bike riding in her free time and going out to dance and eat with her boyfriend. Also loves hanging out with her family and friends, especially summer cookouts.
Yanira has been a Dental Assistant since 2013. She is pursuing a degree in Dental Medicine and hopes to one day become a dentist. She is certified in Coronal Polishing and Sealants. On her spare time she enjoys educating others on their oral health. She is an animal lover, enjoys being outdoors and partaking in outdoor activities. She is also a proud owner of a Siberian Husky named Max.
Amela was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and immigrated to the US in 2000. She graduated from the Illinois School of Health Careers as a Dental Assistant in 2012. Amela joined the Avid Dental in 2016 and has become an integral part of our team. She is hard-working and is empathetic to patients. Her main goal is to help our patients understand the importance of receiving care. In her free time she loves to spend time outdoors with her daughter, family, and friends.