Meet the Staff
Colleen - RDH
Colleen has had a passion for dentistry and aspired to be a dental hygienist since she was a little girl. Her dental career began in 2005 with Dr. Bennett as a dental assistant. She graduated from the dental hygiene program at Lake Land College in 2009, then furthered her education and obtained her bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in 2010. Within her daily practice, Colleen tries to make every dental appointment as comfortable as possible while providing the highest level of care.
Deanna – RDH
Deanna has been with Aesthetic Dentistry since 2017. Prior to becoming a Dental Hygienist, she worked in an orthodontic office for several years. Deanna currently works full time in our Orland office and part time at our Frankfort office. She works diligently to build an excellent rapport with patients and to make them feel comfortable. In her spare time, Deanna enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and being with her pets.
Erin - RDH
Erin has 20 years of experience in the dental field and has practiced as a registered dental hygienist for 16 years. She graduated from Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois with an Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Erin currently works part time in our practice, and while not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family.
Janelle – RDH
Janelle has enjoyed working in the dental field since 2001. She furthered her career in 2006 by receiving her Associates in Applied Science and Dental Hygiene license. Janelle has been with Aesthetic Dentistry since August 2017, and works in both the Orland & Frankfort locations.
Karly – RDH
Karly was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from Fox College in 2017 with an Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Prior to working at Aesthetic Dentistry she was a patient of Dr. Bennett's. Karly currently works part time at both the Orland & Frankfort locations. Karly enjoys being a hygienist because she gets to help her patients stay healthy and feel good about themselves. Her goal is to build long-term relationships with her patients so she can best serve them and provide the very best treatment. In Karly's spare time, she enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and two bulldogs.
Maura - CDA
Lead Dental Assistant
Maura began her career with us immediately after finishing dental assisting school in 2009. She has developed expert knowledge of whitening and Invisalign through continuing education the desire to deliver outstanding dental treatment. Over the years, Maura has built trusting, long lasting relationships with our patients.
Ella joined our team after finishing Cosmetology School in 2014. She is fluent in Polish and an experienced Dental Assistant as well as a receptionist to accommodate our Polish speaking patients.
Erik started interning at both the Frankfort & Orland Park locations right after his Dental Auxiliary program with Moraine Valley Community College. Originally he shadowed for a future as a Dental Hygienist, but decided to join the practice as an Assistant. Erik currently operates out of our Orland Park location.
Jackie - CDA
Jackie has been with Aesthetic Dentistry since 2013. She has over 12 years of experience as a chairside dental assistant. Jackie sees patients in both our Frankfort and Orland Park locations and excels at all dental procedures.
Madison has been with Aesthetic Dentistry since 2019. She is a trained Dental Assistant and looks forward to getting to know and help all of our patients.
Carolyn - MPH
Carolyn, our front office manager, has a master’s degree in Public Health with double concentrations in Healthcare Administration and Health Education and Promotion. She enjoys interacting with patients each day and ensuring that they have a positive experience at our office. In her free time, you can find her cooking, baking, or running! If you have any questions regarding dental insurance or financial arrangements, Carolyn would be happy to help.
Char has been with Aesthetic Dentistry since 2017. She enjoys working at the front desk and interacting with the patients. She also helps our patients by filing their insurance claims at our Orland Park office. When she's not at work she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Jenny has eleven years of experience in the dental field. She has been with Aesthetic Dentistry for six of those years at the front desk, and she enjoys working in such a professional environment with dedicated doctors and staff. She works in both the Orland Park and Frankfort offices.
Wendy, our Scheduling Coordinator, works hard to keep our appointment schedules efficient and on time in both our Orland Park & Frankfort locations. She has been with us since 2016 and has 25+ years experience working in various office settings. She enjoys interacting with our patients and does her best to make them feel welcome. In her spare time she likes to travel and spend time with family and friends.
Nicholas earned his bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems at DeVry University in 2006. He has been IT Manager for both of Aesthetic Dentistry’s dental practices, located in Orland Park and Frankfort, since 2010. Nicholas has also handled the duties of Human Resources Director since 2012.