Our Team Helps Create Perfect Smiles for Your Children
Our team provides you and your child with outstanding dental health care. Every member of our team has a passion for working with children and is committed to making your family’s visit to our office enjoyable, pleasant, and educational.
- Specialists in pediatric dentistry and genuine love for children.
- Child-friendly environment from the moment families step in the door
- Fun and highly qualified office staff
Treatment Coordinator – Determined to figure out the details on her own smile is what eventually led Belsa to join the dental field and get answers to all of her questions! In 2013, Belsa started working as a pediatric and orthodontic dental assistant. Belsa enjoys teaching both children and parents good hygiene skills and the importance of keeping our teeth healthy! Belsa was born in Guatemala and relocated with her family to the United States when she was four years old. Since then, Chicago became her new home and she has learned to love her new city life! Belsa also enjoys the outdoors and doing arts and crafts! Fun fact, Belsa is proud of her amazing present wrapping skills!
Administrative Supervisor – She loves helping patients and making sure they understand the Doctors’ recommendations. She has been in the dental field for over 14 yrs and with Children’s Dentistry since 2010. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and currently resides in Berwyn. Brenda is a proud mom of two boys and a dog named Bo. In her spare time, Brenda loves being with her family and friends, and spending time on her hobby: collecting I Love Lucy memorabilia.
Dental Assistant – Claudia was born and raised in Chicago and has been a dental assistant for 10 years! She has experience in several specialties in the dental field, but pediatrics has her heart. Claudia believes the most rewarding gift in pediatric dentistry is having the ability to help children overcome their fear with her communication skills. She dedicates her free time to her 3-year old miracle daughter – Emma Bella. She is honored to have the opportunity to experience being a mother! During down-time you can find Claudia reading, writing and listening to music.
Dental Assistant – She is from the Chicago area and has been a dental assistant since 2012. Working with kids has been her calling and she considers it a privilege to work with children. Becoming a dental assistant is one of Dania’s proudest accomplishments and she finds it rewarding in many ways: She feels strongly about educating parents on preventive care, oral health and proper hygiene and making sure dental visits are a happy experience for the whole family. She enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends when not at the office. She also likes to stay fit and enjoys going to the gym and reading in her spare time.
Scheduling Coordinator – Ebony has grown up all over the Chicagoland suburbs. She is excited to be a part of the Little Teeth Big Smiles team after working in children’s retail for over 10 years. Ebony has worked around children since she was 16 years old. She loves bringing enthusiasm to the office to make the parents and children feel comfortable during their visits. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and collecting a new vinyl to add to her large collection!
Practice Manager – Heather began working at Little Teeth Big Smiles in 2010. With more than 20 years of customer service experience, Heather is a great team leader and works hard to make sure the office is running efficiently. She loves to help with questions or concerns patients or parents may have about their pediatric dental care. Heather was born and raised in Vermont and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, VT in 2005. She then moved to the Chicago area and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2007. Heather and her husband have three children who keep them very busy. In her free time, Heather loves to be with her family, attend barre classes, and bake delicious treats for her co-workers
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.
Treatment Coordinator – Kerry was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY; in 2016 she moved to Chicago to work as a flight attendant. After 5 year of flying, Kerry decided to hang up her wings to work with Dr. Jerry and his team. She loves working with both children and their parents to ensure their experience in our office is amazing! In her free time she loves to play with her tri-colored Pembroke Welsh Corgi – Wally. She also enjoys listening to live music and exploring the amazing things Chicago has to offer.
Insurance Coordinator – Meghan joined our Little Teeth Big Smiles team in March 2019! Meghan’s quick learning skills and bubbly personality have made her an awesome addition to our Little Teeth Big Smiles Team! Meghan loves making sure our patients have an awesome experience during their appointments by choosing our daily movie lineups! Currently, she is pursuing a degree in Business Administration online at Southern Illinois University. During her free time, Meghan loves to take her dog Brooklyn on walks. Meghan loves working out, Italian food, and definitely considers naps a necessity in life!
Treatment Coordinator – Monica has been working in healthcare for over 10 years and has lots of experience in assisting families with treatment plans and helping them understand their insurance benefits. Monica’s interest in the dental field grew when she realized that keeping our teeth healthy is as important as keeping our bodies healthy. She enjoys helping new and existing patients form a dental treatment plan to maximize a child’s oral hygiene and health. She also assists families and patients with understanding their insurance benefits and scheduling appointments. Originally from the Chicago North Side, she now resides in Berwyn where she loves spending time with her family. Monica loves Berwyn and everything it has to offer. She loves dancing to salsa and any kind of music with a good beat, and she enjoys roller skating.
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Head Assistant – She has been a dental assistant since 2011 and has been in the dental field ever since. Before joining the Children’s Dentistry family, Seli gained experience by working at a general office. After obtaining seven years of experience at a general office, she decided that her true love was working with kids. She loves teaching children how to floss and brush properly as well as the importance of oral hygiene. When not at work, Seli loves spending time with her son. Thanks to her help, her son also overcame his fear of coming to the dentist! She is so proud!
Dental Assistant – Sonia was born and raised in Chicago! In 2018 she started working as a dental receptionist at a general dental office but quickly worked way into dental assisting. She is excited to now be working in a pediatric dental office! As the oldest of 4 siblings, she knows how to help kids feel comfortable and safe during their dental visits. She is amazing when it comes to welcoming our little new patients in for their visit and introducing them to a dental setting! In her spare time, she loves to watch movies and spend time with her family!