Get to know a little about us before coming in!
Diane, Dental Assistant
Diane has been a dental assistant over 22 years and with Dr. Perna for 15 years. She graduated Northwest School of Dental Assisting and has earned several other continuing education certificates. She enjoys spending time with her children, cooking and watching old movies at home.
Eliza, Office Manager
The friendly face of Eliza is the first thing patients see when they walk in the door at Dental Care of Oak Park. As office manager, she enjoys interacting with patients and helping them feel comfortable. She graduated from Loyola University with a BS in biology, and then joined Dr. Perna’s practice in 2006.
Selena, Front Desk
I have been in dentistry for over 13 years, which 12 of those years were in periodontics. My love of dentistry gives me the passion that I have in helping patients work through their concerns about treatment, the confusing world of insurance and financial planning. The most rewarding part of my career is a patients beautiful smile at the end of treatment. I have been blessed with four kids and wonderful granddaughter, as well as joining the great team at Dental Care of Oak Park where I continue to learn and develop new skills everyday
Phyllis, Dental Hygienist
Phyllis is a 1981 graduate of a well recognized program at William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. She is certified in local anesthetic delivery and highly experienced in the dental environment. With over 37 years of experience and a friendly expressive personality, our patients are very comfortable with her. She loves caring for her patients and helping them improve their oral health. I immensely enjoy working at Dental Care of Oak Park as it is a high performance, high quality office and team that provides the highest standard of care to their patients.
Allison, Dental Hygienist
Allison started off in dentistry in 2008 as an assistant. She especially enjoyed assisting the hygienists so she decided to pursue a degree in Dental Hygiene, which she completed from College of DuPage. She has fun treating patients and can’t see herself doing anything else. She loves spending time with her friends and family and going out for sushi.