Team Members


Jill joined our team in 2011 but has been working in the dental field since 1993. She loves the relationships she has developed with our patients and focuses on ensuring that each person who visits us is comfortable and has a VIP experience. Jill and her husband, Rob, have two Boston Terriers, Millie and Arlo. Outside the office, her hobbies 

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Tracey received her dental hygiene degree from Northwestern University Dental School and started working at our practice in 2022. She loves working with people she has established a relationship with over the years and looks forward to establishing new relationships. Tracey is a team player, and she enjoys serving all her patients. Tracey is married and has three sons, three 

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Marina graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University with a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. She has also completed a Master of Fine Arts degree. Marina taught clinical dental hygiene at the University of Illinois for five years and joined Dr. Chaiken’s practice in 2007. She loves having the opportunity to work with such wonderful patients and with 

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Kristy attended Marquette University for degrees in psychology and philosophy and joined our team in July 2021. She loves how dentistry can change a patient’s health and happiness, and she works hard to keep our office running smoothly and ensure that each patient who visits us has a positive dental experience. When not in the office, Kristy enjoys hiking, fishing, 

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Dr. Kurtz was born and raised in Chicago. He attended Von Steuben High School and Niles North High School, attended the University of Illinois, and graduated in 1972 with a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in biology and physiology. He went on to the University of Illinois Dental School in 1972 and graduated with honors with DDS and BSD 

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Dr. Paul Chaiken completed his undergraduate studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, before graduating with his dental degree from the Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1984. Continuing education in dentistry is a lifelong endeavor for Dr. Chaiken, and he has completed advanced training in cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, TMJ therapy, root canal therapy, snoring and sleep apnea treatment, 

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