Our Warm and Friendly Dental Team


We are very happy to have built a team dedicated to providing personal, high-quality care with warmth and friendliness. Every person in our office is committed to your comfort and understanding, and our goal is to give you multiple reasons to smile when you both enter and leave our office.


Front Desk

Jennifer – Office Manager

I have been the office manager for North Creek Dental Care for the past 16 years. My husband Jeff and I have two sons, Jeremy and Jacob. I grew up in Lockport and attended Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox. In my free time, I enjoy playing golf and tennis and spend as much time as possible in Arizona. I love helping our patients and seeing their smiles! I feel especially proud when I help someone who comes in scared and in pain and see them leave happy and pain-free!

Barb – Insurance Specialist

I have worked with the great team and fantastic patients at North Creek Dental Care for a year. Together with my husband Dale, I have two sons, Matthew and Bradley, and four grandchildren, Mason, Mia, Hailey, and Ryan. I grew up in Orland Park and graduated from Carl Sandburg High School. When I’m not at work I spend my time gardening, reading, and spending as much time as possible with my grandchildren! I love helping our patients stay healthy and working with a great group of people.

Colleen – Admin

Not only am I part of the administration team here, but I am also a lifelong patient! I attended Carl Sandburg High School and Illinois State University. I enjoy spending my free time with my family, particularly my crazy-adorable nephews and nieces. To relax, I love to read, play video games, and hang out with my pets. What I love most about working at North Creek Dental Care is spending time with the dental care team, and how we work together to ensure the best care for our patients. It truly does feel like an extended family.

Janeen – Admin

I joined North Creek Dental Care in 2022 and have been thriving in this wonderful environment ever since. With 30 years of experience in the dental field, being part of the administration team here is truly delightful. I love welcoming patients and seeing the joy on their faces as they leave with a brighter smile. Every day at North Creek Dental Care is rewarding, thanks to our supportive team and our commitment to exceptional patient care.

Taya – Admin

I have been part of the fantastic admin team since 2024. I am a dog mom of 2 and a cat mom to many! In my free time, I like to spend time in the city exploring new activities and trying new foods. At North Creek Dental Care, we love going above and beyond for our patients, ensuring they leave smiling!


Vicki – Hygienist

I have been a dental hygienist at North Creek Dental Care for over 40 years. My husband Joe and I have two daughters, Morgan and Carli, and three grandsons, Jaxin, Knox, and Nash. I grew up in Steger and graduated from Bloom High School and Prairie State’s dental hygiene program. My hobbies are golfing with Joe, walking, and doing jigsaw puzzles, and I love to read a good book. I love working at North Creek because of my patients and the relationships I have built through the years. My patients are more like my friends!

Jeanne – Hygienist

I have worked for North Creek Dental Care for over 40 years. I am married to Dan and have two grown children, Kevin and Danielle, and two grandchildren, Benedict, 4, and Ambrose, 2. I grew up in Palos Heights and attended Carl Sandburg High School. When not at work I like to ride my bike and rollerblade on the local trails. In the winter, I love to take long walks. I love spending time with family, especially my two grandsons. What I love most about working at North Creek is my long-time relationships with my patients. I like the people I work with too!

Beth – Hygienist

I am a dental hygienist at North Creek Dental Care and have worked here for over ten years. I am married to Tom and have two very active boys, Tyler and Noah. I grew up in Schererville, Indiana, and Burlington, Wisconsin. When I’m not at North Creek, I love watching my boys play baseball. I also enjoy a round of golf and love boating in Wisconsin. I love our patients at North Creek and love putting a smile on their faces each time I see them!

Katrina – Hygienist

I have been working at North Creek Dental Care for four years. I have been married to my high-school sweetheart, Bill, for over 15 years, and we have two children, Finn and Nora, in elementary school. I grew up in Richton Park and graduated from Rich Central High School and Prairie State College’s dental hygiene school. When I’m not at work, I like to cook, volunteer at my church, and enjoy time with my family. What I love most about my job are the relationships I make with my patients. I feel incredibly lucky to work with such a dedicated and talented team of dental professionals!

Lauri – Hygienist

I have been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 1998, when I graduated with a degree in dental hygiene from Prairie State College. I also obtained a multi-disciplinary Certificate in Geriatrics from UIC College of Medicine, which helps me serve our senior patients better. Continuing education classes keep me up to date on new developments in dentistry. My interests include weightlifting, concerts, cars, hiking, and road trips in my free time. Also very important to me is spending time growing closer to God, family, and friends. I strive to treat all my patients with attention to detail and the highest gentle, compassionate-care level.

Tania – Hygienist

I have been in the dental field for a decade, starting as a dental assistant and progressing through roles as an insurance coordinator and office manager. For the past two years, I have been dedicated to my role as a dental hygienist, where I enjoy building relationships with patients and educating them about oral health.

Outside of work, I am a proud mother to my 10-year-old daughter and a four-year-old Pomeranian. My favorite food is Chicken Alfredo.

I love being part of the North Creek Dental Care team, which prioritizes patient care and supports each other.

Christine – Hygiene Assistant/Sterilization Tech

I have been working at North Creek Dental for a little over a year. I grew up in South Holland and went to Thornwood High School. My interests include going to concerts, enjoying time with my family, and working out at the gym. I love working with the best team that ensures the patients are cared for as if they were family!

Dental Assistants

Courtney – Dental Assistant

I have worked at North Creek Dental Care for over ten years. I am happily married and have two children who keep me very busy! I grew up in Lansing and attended TF South High School. When I’m not at work I like to cook, dance, and be with my children. I love working with my co-workers at such a great office! I love clean teeth and bright white smiles.

Marissa – Dental Assistant

I’ve been working at North Creek Dental Care for around 6 months. It feels like much longer, since I’ve been a patient here for over 10 years. I have been with my long-time boyfriend since my sophomore year of high school. I grew up in Oak Forest and attended Oak Forest High School. When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with friends & family, cooking, and traveling. I love that everyone is like family here at North Creek Dental!

Maria – Dental Assistant

I’ve been a dental assistant for North Creek Dental Care for two years, and a dental assistant for over a decade. Working at North Creek has been excellent. My favorite aspects of dentistry are implants and working alongside the clinical team. I love helping transform a patient’s smile; it’s life-changing! I spend my free time enjoying my two children.

Jocelyn – Dental Assistant

I have been with North Creek Dental Care since 2023, and it has been an incredible experience, from the supportive team I work with to the wonderful patients we serve. With five years of experience as a dental assistant, I am dedicated to providing exceptional care and ensuring our patients feel comfortable and well-informed.

Originally from Lansing, I attended TF South, where my passion for dental care began. Outside of work, I am also a licensed nail technician. I enjoy doing nails, spending quality time with family and friends, and indulging in a bit of retail therapy.

I love being part of the North Creek Dental Care family and look forward to continuing to provide top-notch care to our patients.

Lashawnda – Dental Assistant

I began my journey with North Creek Dental Care in January 2024. Teaching dental assisting on Saturdays brings me immense joy, as I love making a difference in people’s lives. Spending time with my boys is always a delight and adds fun to my life.

Working at North Creek Dental has been an incredible experience. I adore the patients and the welcoming atmosphere. Being part of this fantastic team keeps a smile on my face and ensures our patients leave with a smile, too.

Our talented team members bring years of combined dental experience to our ultra-modern office. Schedule a visit today at (708) 532-4131 to experience our team firsthand.
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