About Your Team

Shelly C., Practice Manager

Quote: "Smile, it lets your teeth breathe."

Shelly has been in the dental field since her mid 20s and has worked in business and management in the past. She works to be the best she can be for herself and the team she supports. She wants to make the world feel a little smaller for everyone.

Shelly grew up in the local area and enjoys spending time with her family who are also still local. In her spare time, she is working to fix up her dream home and care for her two pups, Cleo and Penny. She enjoys painting, hiking and listening to music.

Rhoda G., Business Assistant

Quote: "Have one good laugh daily -  but take care of your teeth because you can't laugh well without them!"

Rhoda has been a business assistant since 2021. With over 18 years of experience in tourism and event planning, she wanted to work in healthcare and utilize her organizational skills towards helping people. She works to learn something new every day and grow herself and others. She believes that by helping others there is more positivity in her life as well.

Rhoda moved from California to Illinois in 2021. She also lived in Central America for a large portion of her life where she met people from around the globe. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, decorating, and finding inspiration on Pinterest. She plans to spend this year hiking, exercising, and traveling with her significant other.

MaryAnn H., Hygienist

Favorite Quote:  “Show us your beautiful smile”

Mary Ann is one of our rock star dental hygienists!  She graduated from Prairie State College and has been practicing dental hygiene for over 20 years.  She likes to keep up to date with modern technologies through continuing educations classes and seminars.

Mary Ann believes in enjoying life to the fullest each day, staying positive with a good mental attitude and the Power of Prayer.  She treats everyone the same, with respect, and how she would like to be treated.

In the summer, Mary Ann spends time by her pool or at the lake house with her family and friends.  When she has time, she likes to cook and exercise.

Elham R., Hygienist

Favorite Quote:  "Don't rush when you brush and floss like a boss!"

Elham has a bachelor's degree in Biological Science from UIC and graduated the Dental Hygiene Program and College of DuPage in 2007.

El's mission is to educate her patients to prevent oral disease.  She loves providing gentle dental care to all her patients with empathy and compassion; and forming life-long relationships to be a source of support for their oral health needs.

El is the 3rd oldest of 8 children and the daughter of a dentist, so she literally grew up in a dental office.  She loves being the aunt of 5 nephews, travelling abroad and swimming.

Victoria S., Business Assistant

Favorite Quote: "You brush your teeth at night to keep your teeth and you brush your teeth in the morning to keep your friends."

Victoria started as a business assistand in 2020 in Arizona. She has always wanted to work in the health field because she loves to help people. She worked as a coffee/smoothie barista for 4 years prior to working as a business assistant. This was on of her favorite jobs because she loved to be able to make people healthy drink options.

Victoria is orginially from Chicago but, lived in California & Arizona for a few years each. She loves being outside in the nice weather. She is super busy with her 7 dogs but when she gets any free time she loves to build Legos.

Wendy C., Dental Assistant

Favorite Quote: "You dont have to brush your teeth - just the ones you want to keep."

Wendy's mission is to help patients become their fear in the dentistry field. Before joining the practice, Wendy was assisting for over a year and a half at another office. She joined Unforgettable to try new and better things!

When Wendy is not assisting she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and her family. They love to watch movies and sports games on the tv or netflix.

Lauren O., Hygienist

Favorite Quote: "Nothing you wear is more imporatnat than your smile" - Connie Stevens

Lauren wants to provide high quality dental care and education with kindness, compassion and respect to all patients.

Lauren started at Prairie State College and got her AAS in Dental Hygiene. She then went to Governors State Colleege and got her BA in Psychology and her MA in Counseling. She has been working in the dental field since 1988.

When Lauren is not at the dental office she likes to hike at state parks, go on weekend trips to explore new places with family and friends. She also enjoys volunteering for various organizations around her area.