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Meet the Staff
Terese DeBoer, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Terese graduated top of her class at the Accredited Prairie State College Dental Hygiene program. She was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society and was awarded into the Dental Hygiene Honors Society. Terese is trained in the administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide analgesia.

Terese educates each patient about their periodontal health and is a a strong advocate on prevention and maintenance. She enjoys direct patient care as well as continuing education courses to stay current with the latest technology in dental field.
Amanda Ramirez, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Amanda is a 2007 graduate of Prairie State College Dental Hygiene program. She is trained in the administration of local anesthesia and has extensive experience working with patients and continuing education. Amanda recently got engaged and will be married next year. She loves spending time with her family and dog.
Kim Westling, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Kim graduated from Prairie State College of Dental Hygiene in 1993. She is certified in administration of local anesthesia. When Kim is not taking care of patients, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and dogs.
Gina Corradetti , RDH
Dental Hygienist

Gina graduated from Prairie State College Dental Hygiene program in 2012. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous.

Gina loves to educate patients on proper dental care and maintaining their beautiful smiles. The most rewarding part of her job is improving a patient's oral hygiene. She enjoys learning about the newest technology and implementing it.

When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my two daughters. I enjoy Crossfit, concerts, baseball games, and hanging out with my friends.
Kara Kessinger
Chairside Dental Assistant

Kara has been dental assisting since 1999. Kara assisted Dr. Schumacher in Orland Park for four years and currently assists Dr. Leipold. She has been working with Dr. Leipold for over nine years and is certified in coronal polishing and sealant placement. Kara enjoys spending her free time with her husband and two sons.
Julie Cassidy
Office Coordinator

Julie is a graduate of The Bryman School of Medical and Dental Assisting. Although she initially worked in the medical field she crossed over into the dental field over 20 years ago. Her relationship with Dr. Sheryl Leipold began in 2006 and more recently with Dr. Laurie Schumacher.

Her job as Office Coordinator includes accounts payable, payroll and HR duties just to name a few. She also is the financial coordinator for the orthodontist Dr. John Napolitano.

She is married and has two grown children, In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family which includes her 1 year old granddaughter.

Marissa Sokolowski
Chairside Dental Assistant

Ellen Bettenhausen
Front Desk Coordinator
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