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Meet the Team

  Our Team



The Doctors - Dr. Eugene Buksa & Dr. Michelle Jennings 




Our Staff (Left to Right) - Tiffany, Maria, Dominique, Dawn, Denise & Jennifer 






 Dental Hygienists





Denise grew up on the South Side of Chicago and graduated from Queen of Peace High School.  While working as an Endodontic assistant, Denise found her passion for teeth and earned her Dental Hygiene degree.  She is currently a member of the Chicago Dental Society and American Hygiene Association.

During her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, boating, drag racing and traveling.





Jen has been working with Dr. Jennings and Dr. Buksa since the fall of 2002.  She received her dental hygiene degree in 1996 form Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois.

While she is away from the office, she enjoys reading, writing, photography, bird watching, learning about nutrition and healthy living.

She lives with her husband in Crown Point, Indiana and their daughter (their pride and joy) lives in New York City.



Dental Assistants





Dawn graduated from a Certified Dental Assisting Program in the 1980's.  Throughout the years she has continued training and has experience in all the different areas of dentistry.  Patient care has always been gratifying for her.

When not helping our patients, she spends time with her family and her adorable grandson.



Office Administration





Native to the area, Tiffany grew up in Hinsdale and graduated from Hinsdale Central High School.  She then graduated from the University of Kentucky in 1990 majoring in Finance and Management.

Joining our staff in the spring of 2002, Tiffany is responsible for the entire accounting division of our office.

Tiffany resides in Elmhurst with her husband and two daughters.  In her spare time she enjoys sports and spending time with close friends and family.





Maria grew up in Oak Lawn and graduated from Richards High School.  She then attended Fox Secretarial College majoring in office administration.  She worked in the downtown Chicago area after graduation before joining the staff of LaGrange Periodontics in January of 2004.  She is responsible for all front desk operations.

Maria is married with two children and loves to garden.

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