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Meet Our Team

Exceptional Dental Care for the Entire Family

The Dental Hygiene Team


Adriana S., R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

Adriana began her dental career at 17 years old working as a dental assistant/ receptionist/ insurance coordinator. She graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1997. She is fluent in Spanish. Her interests include many sports - either playing or watching. She has run two marathons in under four hours each. She also has an interest in homeopathic health. Adriana's goal is to start a non-for-profit organization for under-privileged children's dental needs and education. She is most proud of being able to balance work and raise two children. She is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association and the Illinois Dental Hygienists Association. She enjoys working at City Smiles because of its balanced blend of patients and staff.



Danielle, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

Danielle loves pets and has lived in the city of Chicago for 27 years. She graduated from Kennedy-King College/UIC College of Dentistry with an associate's degree in Hygiene. She enjoys spending time with her family and scrapbooking. She would like to learn Spanish and train for a 5K race. Danielle is proud to be a hygienist in the state of Illinois and completed her standard proficiency in the periodontal use of dental lasers.


Kristine, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist 

Kristine joined our team in 2009. She likes cooking, gardening and playing with her two cats and two dogs. An interesting fact about her is that she has loved teeth and dentistry since she was little. She was probably the only kindergartner in her class that liked going to the dentist. One of Kristine's goals is to learn Spanish. She attended Loyola University for two years and has just recently received her degree in Dental Hygiene. Expect to see Kristine on Thursday evenings. 






Jessica, R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

Jessica has been in the dental field for over 9 years. She is thankful for her perseverance in obtaining her orthodontic treatment, for in the process she was offered a job as an orthodontic assistant. Her main interests are arts and crafts, photography, interior design, and last, but not least, enjoying quality time with family and friends. She is fluent in Spanish and graduated with high honors maintaining a 4.0 grade point average throughout her school years. She has an associate's degree in Hygiene from William Rainey Harper College and she is a member of the Illinois Dental Hygienist Society. Her biggest and most recent accomplishment has been becoming a mom to a healthy, precious, happy baby boy - Logan! 

Damaris, R.D.H.
Dental Hygienist

Damaris was hired to assist on weekends after participating in an internship program through the Wright College Dental Assistant Program. Damaris speaks fluent Spanish. You will currently find her working at the front desk as a patient coordinator or assisting whenever we need her. Her hobbies are running, reading novels, swimming, and volunteering at school activities. Her career goal is to become a dentist.


The Clinical Team

Dental Assistant

Analleli has over four years of experience as a dental assistant. She graduated as a pharmacy technician and dental assistant. She hopes to continue to gain knowledge and experience as a dental assistant. One of her favorite hobbies is doing Zumba. She is fluent in English and Spanish and is happy to help anyone that needs assistance in Spanish.


The Administrative Team

Financial/Insurance Coordinator

Leila joined our practice in 2011. She enjoys watching movies, traveling, and learning languages. She is originally from Brazil and has mastered the English language in a short period of time. Leila has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Advertising. Her long-term goal is to earn a master’s degree in Heath Care Management. She feels her greatest accomplishments are being bilingual (English and Portuguese), working in the healthcare field, and living in the United States.


Office Manager

Diana has been with City Smiles for over 15 years. She is trained in both the front desk, as well as in the clinical area. She's an active church member, enjoys cooking, helping others, and helping the community. She loves children and working with young adults. She is a fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM). She is fluent in Spanish and will gladly help any patients that need assistance in Spanish.





Adriana M., FAADOM
Business Manager

Adriana has been in the dental field for over 25 years. She came from the banking field and started working for our office as a receptionist in 1992. In 1997 she took a hiatus from the office to work for a well-known dental instrument manufacturer in Chicago. Since she is fluent in both Portuguese and Spanish, she traveled to major dental conventions in Brazil and the United States to assist Latin American dentists. At the end of 1998, she came back to our office as Business Manager. She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. She is a fellow of the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) and is proud to have been chosen as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry in 2010. 




Patient Coordinator

Christina joined our practice in early 2017. She is fluent in English and Spanish and will gladly assist any patients that need assistance in Spanish. You will currently find her working at the front desk as patient and financial coordinator. During her free time, she enjoys music, hiking and spending time with family and friends. She hopes to gain as much knowledge and experience as possible in the dental field in pursuit of continuing her education in the science field.




Financial Coordinator

Alice joined our practice in mid-2018. She is fluent in English and Polish. Alice enjoys crime and mystery novels, doing puzzles, the fall weather and apple picking. She was born in Poland and is the youngest of three children. An interesting fact about her is that her grandpa was a boxer. She has many years of customer service experience and hopes to continue to grow in her position as patient coordinator in our office.




Marketing Coordinator

Aneyele joined our practice in August 2017 as patient and marketing coordinator. She received her BA in Graphic Design with a minor in sculpture from Dominican University in River Forest. Her hobbies include going to the movies, watching documentaries and traveling. An interesting fact about her is that she is the third oldest of seven children and the first generation in her family to graduate college.  She is also fluent in both English and Spanish. Her goals include getting her master’s degree in the next few years.