Meet Our Team
Park Ridge Dentist
At Davis & Engert our dedicated and motivated team has one primary goal – your utmost comfort. We feel it’s very important that you understand the treatment you’ll be receiving so you can relax during the procedure. Our team is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.
Front Desk Team
Samantha, our office manager, has been in the dental field for 8 years. She has knowledge of both clinical and clerical aspects of the dental field. Samantha says her favorite part of working at Davis & Engert Dentistry is building relationships with patients over time. You will find her at our front desk with a warm greeting to welcome all of our patients.
Marce, our treatment plan coordinator, will be assisting you at the front desk. Marce was our office manager for many years. She can help you with all of your questions regarding insurance and financial arrangements. Marce has been with our practice since 1998. Currently, she works part-time on Wednesday and Thursday.
Melissa, as over 10 years of experience in the dental field and was previously held roles of front office coordinator and office manager. She has vast knowledge of dental treatment and insurance and we are excited she is part of our front office team! She has also acquired her real estate license and manages to balance all of this along with raising her two children. Melissa is prepared at the front desk to assist you with your dental needs.
Helen joined our office in January of 2016. She has been in the dental field for 8 years and feels that she is part of a family here at Davis & Engert Dentistry. Helen likes the lasting relations that she has formed with our patients and looks forward to serving their dental needs for years to come. She earned a degree in art, and enjoys painting and photography in her spare time. You will find Helen at the front desk to ensure your visit meets the highest standard of patient care.
Gillian, has been in the dental field for 5 years, and loves being a member of our team here at Davis & Engert Dentistry. She received her degree in Psychology from DePaul University. In her spare time, she enjoys snowboarding and traveling. Gillian can be found at the front deck with a smile on her face ready to help you with any of your dental needs.
Dental Hygiene Team
Amy, RDH, completed her dental hygiene education at Kennedy- King College in 2004. She has been with our practice since 2001 as she continued her education. Currently, she is one of our full time dental hygienists. Our patients appreciate the long-term relationship they have with Amy.
Lynn, RDH, completed her hygiene training at Harper College in 1988. She joined our practice in 1989. She is our other full time dental hygienist and will provide you with the highest level of treatment available in a caring and comfortable environment. Lynn prides herself in being thorough with a focus on patient education in a “down to earth” manner that creates a more relaxed and fun experience for her patients, including those with dental fear.
Dental Assistant Team
Nicole, graduated from Everest Dental Assisting Program in 2012. She is a really skilled assistant and makes patients feel very comfortable. She loves assisting because of the variety of people and procedures. Nicole is certified in coronal polishing. You can find her chair-side with the doctors.
Kayla, wanted to get involved with the dental field because she has a passion for clean teeth! Originally from Woodstock, Kayla has background in the legal field. When she relocated to Chicago, Kayla explored a new career path as a dental assistant. She enjoys the hands on and interaction with our patients. You can find her in the back helping with patient care.
Joanna, D.L.T, joined our practice in 2001. In 2000 she completed her education in dental laboratory technology at Triton College in River Grove. She will provide you with the highest level of treatment available in a caring and comfortable environment. Joanna was drawn to dentistry in hopes of helping patients with their unique dental needs, and as a forum for expressing her artistic side.
Kelly graduated from Illinois Dental Careers in 2017. She is a dedicated to patient care of all ages and making sure they receive quality service and attention. She is committed to continuing her education in dentistry and hopes to one day become a dental hygienist. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, friends and son, Hunter.
Ashley, joined our office in January of 2018. Ashley studied at North Park University and has a background as an electrocardiogram technician. Wanting to try a new part of the medical field she joined our team as a dental assistant! You can find her in the back working hard with the hygienists and the doctors!