Dental Assistant – Karina has been a dental assistant since 2012 and is excited to be a part of the Little Teeth Big Smiles team! She was born in California and moved to Illinois at the age of 9. She started off in general dentistry and then decided to give pediatric dentistry a try and absolutely fell in love with it! She enjoys educating children and parents on proper oral hygiene and making a child’s visit enjoyable. She is working on pursing a degree in diagnostic medical sonography. During her free time, she enjoys watching cooking videos, working out, going on hiking trails, and going on nature walks with her fiancé.