Pediatric Dentistry of the North Shore

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Meet The Team

Our Story

Our Caring Doctors

The team at Pediatric Dentistry of the North Shore is dedicated to caring for kids in a gentle, kind, and fun environment. With specialized pediatric dental training, we are a dental office designed just for kids — serving infants, children, and teens, as well as children with special dental health needs.

Meet Our Team


Meet Mackenzie! Originally from Southern Illinois, Mackenzie always has a positive outlook and smile on her face. One of the things she most values is the relationships she’s built with patients and colleagues at Pediatric Dentistry of the North Shore. Her favorite saying is “You’re never fully dressed without a smile.” When not working, Mackenzie stays active with workouts and exploring new restaurants while spending time with her husband Evan and their dog Ori.


Katie is a Deerfield native who treasures her work at Pediatric Dentistry of the North Shore, seeing it as her second home and family for life, especially since she works alongside her twin sister. When not working she enjoys classic movies like “Dirty Dancing”, spending time gardening, cooking, and the checking out the vibrant restaurant scene in Highwood. She shares her home with her fiancé Chris, Sullivan, her chocolate lab, and Buddy, her cat. Katie’s motto is “Live life to the fullest!” If she could have one superpower, Katie would choose to go back in time. 


Meet Anna, a Chicago native who values the relationships she has with both colleagues and patients at Pediatric Dentistry of the North Shore, including her sister; one of our assistants, Laura! She loves creating memories with her family, her husband Matt, their three energetic boys, as well as a spirited Beagle/Staffie mix, Ernie. Anna’s hobbies include puzzles, bird watching, classic movies like “Clueless” and “A League of Their Own,” and staying active through workouts and walks at Techny Prairie.


Meet Lynne, a Rogers Park native who finds fulfillment in educating our patients on dental health. Outside of works she enjoys comedy, outdoor activities like kayaking and hiking as well as reading and watching “Jeopardy.” She finds solace at the Shedd Aquarium and Starved Rock trails with her husband, Ed, and their dachshund, Baxter. Inspired by Ferris Bueller, her favorite quote is, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” 


Meet Genesis, happily married and a proud mom to baby girl Lexie and Sophie, her sweet Maltipoo. Genesis enjoys motherhood and has a passion for trying new foods, makeup, and photography. She treasures the camaraderie at our dental practice, feeling like part of a close-knit work family.


Meet April from Reno, Nevada! She’s a proud mom to Ella and Eli and her two beloved cats, Thea and Toph. April enjoys outdoor activities like camping, hiking, and cycling, as well as yoga and live music events. Her favorite pastime is biking the scenic trails at North Branch, Greenbay, and Lakefront. If she could have one superpower, April would choose flying. She loves seeing patients excited about dental care and maintaining their oral health.


Meet Paloma! Originally from Twin Lakes, WI. She’s fluent in ASL and plays the violin, bass guitar, and ukulele. Paloma enjoys checking out coffee shops, libraries, and restaurants with her fiancé Giovanny, and she loves baking. At our dental practice, she cherishes the friendly vibe and seeing nervous patients leave happy and relaxed, thanks to our supportive team.


Meet Sloane, a native of Arlington Heights, IL, she enjoys traveling with her husband Rob. and spending time with family and friends. With a deep-rooted connection to our practice since childhood, Sloane loves being part of a team that feels like family, bringing her passion for pediatric dentistry to every interaction.


Meet Chrissy, a Deerfield native married to her high school sweetheart, Rocky, and proud mom of Nico, Ella, and Mia. Their Australian Shepherd, Lux, completes the family. Chrissy’s twin sister, Katie, works alongside her as a receptionist. Formerly a patient, Chrissy is now a hygienist at our practice, finding fulfillment in working with children of all abilities.


Meet Laura! She’s from Chicago, loves books, and enjoys nature walks with her family, The Grove being one of their favorites. She values the close-knit bond at our dental practice, where it feels like family every day…and in her case, it almost is! Laura’s mom, Diane, worked at our office for almost 40 years, developing strong bonds with many of our patients and families through that time. She hopes to continue carrying on that same level of care.


Meet Sandra, a Chicago native living with her partner, Elvis, and their kids, Ellie and Adam, all staying active with their Siberian Husky Balto. Sandra’s favorite thing about our dental practice? Snack breaks, no doubt!


Meet Jeannette, a Chicago native who cherishes time with her daughter, Aliylah. She enjoys exploring the area with her daughter, visiting places like the Kohl Children’s Museum and movies in the Glen. Her favorite saying is “Que sera, sera,” reflecting her laid-back attitude. Jeannette brings a caring touch to her work at our dental practice.


Meet Susette from Mount Prospect, IL! She began her journey with our practice during her dental hygiene studies. Susette is happily living with her partner Mike and loves being a grandmother to A.J. Her hobbies include reading, ballroom dancing, water aerobics, and spending time with her granddog, Sprinkles. Susette finds joy in seeing generations of patients receive care at our practice and values the lasting relationships she builds with them.