About Your Team

Shelly Czarnecki, 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.

Ashley Mae. Sobczak, Business Assistant

Quote: "Life is short, smile while you have teeth"

Ashley Mae has been a Business Assistant since 2022. She has many years of experience in scheduling and administration, and is a great addition to the Unforgettable Smile's team. She loves to help people in any way that she can and continues to work towards being a better person than she was yesterday.

In her free time, Ashley Mae has many hobbies. She enjoys arts and crafts, coloring, singing, dancing, and spending time with her friends and family. She also likes to relax with her kitty, TonTon and spins fire with her dragon staff! Don't worry, TonTon is not around.

Rhoda Gill, 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.

Rachel Jansto, Dental Assistant

Quote:  “May the floss be with you!”

Rachel graduated from UIC with a degree in Biology and is working towards her Master’s degree in Dietetics and Nutrition.  She has been a Dental Assistant for 5 years and loves to make sure each and every patient that comes through our door feels like family.

Rachel’s hobbies include cooking and developing recipes.

MaryAnn Hurckes, 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.

Amanda Skrobot, Hygienist

Quote: "You don't have to brush your teeth - just the ones you want to keep!"

Amanda completed her dental hygiene program at Ivy Tech College in South Bend, IN. Her priority is to educate her patients on the importance of oral health and the link it has with a person's overall health. She strives to deliver the best care possible while also building relationships with everyone she sees.

Amanda grew up in Indiana, with her 3 siblings, but moved to Illinois after getting married in 2021. Together, her and her husband enjoy working out, cooking, and watching basketball. In her spare time she also spends time riding her horse, Barney.

Alex Avila, Hygienist

Quote: "Life is always better with a smile."

Alex is one of our newest hygienists but has over 10 years of experience helping patients with their oral health. Originally a business major, Alex decided that he wanted to change his path. He graduated from Kennedy King College and still loves what he does. His mission is to provide optimal and comprehensive care with a gentle touch.

When Alex is not at work, he can be found at the gym, traveling, or walking his dog, Osito.

Elham Rahima, 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.

Noel Scott, Hygiene Assistant

Quote: "Blessed are they who hold lively conversations with the helplessly mute, for they shall be called dentists." -Ann Landers

Noel has been with our practice since 2022 and supports our dental hygienists. Previously working on the administrative side of dental, she knew that she wanted to be more hands-on with patient care. Being able to assist with great dental care and provide amazing experiences is very important to her when she's with our patients. She looks forward to learning more about the dental field.

Originally from Oregon, Noel moved to Illinois in 2022 with her husband. The two enjoy spending time together, with family and with friends. She also enjoys exercising, reading and writing.

Montsarat Sierra, Dental Assistant

Quote:  “Floss like a Boss”

Montsarat has been in the dental field for over 10 years.  She has worked as a dental assistant, a Dental Instructor at Joliet Junior College, as well as being in mobile dentistry for Chicago Public Schools.  Her mission is to help patients overcome their fear of dentistry.

In her spare time Monce likes to exercise and spend time with her friends and family and her pup, Yoshi.