Monika, our receptionist and insurance coordinator, was born and raised in Bydgoszcz, Poland. She joined our team on Halloween day of last year. She is a college graduate with a science degree and enjoys all aspect of her job.
When not at work, she loves to spend time with friends and family, especially her three year old daughter Julia. She also enjoys cooking, swimming and travel.
Dr. Kaminski was born and raised on the northwest side of Chicago and is a graduate of St. Ignatius College Prep. He earned a Bachelors Degree in Biology from Loyola University of Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University Dental School where he was elected into the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, awarded for excellence in scholarship and potential qualities for future of growth and attainments. To further his education following dental school, he completed an optional one-year residency in Hospital Dentistry at Evanston and Glenbrook Hospitals. Dr. Kaminski has been in private practice since the completion of his residency in 1989. His commitment to new innovations and technology is evidenced by his ongoing participation in continuing education conferences throughout the year.
Dr. Kaminski is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry and was awarded a Fellowship in 1999 (FAGD). He is also an active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Kaminski is proud to be a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI), an organization dedicated to advance the science and quality of the practice of implant dentistry. He is the immediate past-President on the executive board of the Chicago Dental Society's Northwest Side Branch. He is also on the board of the Midwest Seminar of Dental Medicine, a yearly conference established after WW II to keep dentists abreast of current medical trends.
He has been on the Medical Staff of Presence Resurrection Medical Center since 1990 and has served on the Cancer committee from 2002 to 2004. He won the "Quest for the Best", a program which judged crown and implant impressions by dentists from around the country for precision and accuracy, three of seven times! He has been selected by his peers as Chicagoland Choice for Top Dentists Award in 2016 & 2019 published in Chicago Magazine . Dr. Kaminski also volunteers his services at the Chicago Dental Society's Wheaton Dental Clinic for low income patients. He is active in his church community and speaks Polish fluently.
When not at work, Dr. Kaminski enjoys water and snow skiing, sailing, playing golf and traveling with his wife, Ann, and their three children Thomas, Natalie and Monica.
Basia (RDH) joined our team as our chief hygienist in 2011. She was born and raised in Poland. She is a graduate of Harper College Hygiene School, class of 2007 and is passionate about her chosen profession.
She is terrific at educating patients about how to maintain their dentition.
When not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her son Ryan, fitness, and reading books.
Ann has been our office manager since 2007.
She has a B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago where she studied business communications and marketing.
In her spare time, Ann enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, cooking and reading.
Marybeth (RDH) is also a hygienist, born and raised in Chicago. She completed her Dental Hygiene training at Harper College School of Dental Hygiene with Basia as a classmate. Marybeth also holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree and a Culinary degree from the University of Hawaii.
In her spare time, Marybeth enjoys cooking, gardening, outdoor activities, fitness and beekeeping.
Aga (RDH) was born and raised in Poland. Prior to using her dental hygiene carrier, she had 5 years of dental assisting experience in oral and periodontal surgeries.
Aga is also a graduate of Harper College of Dental Hygiene, matriculating in 2013. She also earned her Bachelors of Science in Dental Hygiene degree from Northern Arizona University.
Aga promotes a healthy lifestyle and in her spare time, she enjoys cooking, fitness and travel.