Meet Our Friendly Team!
Dr. Reshma Dhake
General Dentist (Archer and Belmont)
Dr. Dhake graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. She has practiced at a variety of group practices and public health clinics throughout the Chicagoland area. She is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and American Dental Association. She loves providing compassionate care for her community and strives make every patient feel as comfortable as possible.
In her free time, Dr. Dhake spends time with her twin son and daughter and husband. She also enjoys cooking an running. She has completed several triathlons, half marathons, and one marathon.
Dr. Daisy Varughese
General Dentist (Archer and Belmont)
Dr. Daisy Varughese provides quality, customized care at Forever Dental with the utmost compassion. As a graduate of the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry, she is also an active member in the American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society. She is also pursuing further dental education through a Fellowship program with the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Varughese truly listens to each of her patients and provides them personalized dental treatment, catered to their needs and desires. With comfort and patient education as top priorities, she strives to make you and your family’s trip to our office a positive experience.
In her free time, Dr. Varughese loves learning about eco-friendly practices, baking delicious cakes (a dentist with a bit of a sweet tooth), doing yoga and exploring the city of Chicago. She also loves to sing and often renders this talent to comfort children (and adults by request).
Dr. Kahina Caldwell
General Dentist (Archer)
Bio Coming Soon!
Dr. Matthew Israel
Dr. Israel went to University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry for his DDS as well as for completion of his Masters in Science for Orthodontics. When he is not working improving people’s smiles, he likes to spend time with his wife and two kids as well as cheer for the White Sox.
Maria is one of our hygienist at our Archer office. She was a dental assistant for 2 years before graduating from the dental hygiene program at Indiana University-Northwest. She said: “It is important for me that my patients receive quality and trustworthy care in a comfortable environment. In fact, I want to help my patients achieve health and have confidence with their smile. ”
During her time off, Maria likes to spend time with her daughter, cooking, shopping, and listening to music.
Llanet Pitzer Herrerra
Hygienist (Belmont and Archer)
Llanet was a dental assistant for 8 years before graduating from the dental hygiene program at Kennedy-King College/UIC in 2001. She enjoys providing quality care in order for all of her patients to achieve good oral health. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
On her days off, Llanet enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She loves cooking, working out, and listening to music.
Kyrstyna is one of our hygienists at Forever Dental Archer office and has been working at this office for more than 10 years. She treats her patients at Forever Dental as part of her extended family. She speaks Polish and English and makes every effort to make her patients get the best care.
In her free time, she enjoys staying physically active, reading, and spending time with her family, two beautiful daughters, and dog.
Aida Acevedo – Patient Care Coordinator (Belmont)
Angelica Alfaro – Dental Assistant (Archer)
Angelica has grown up in the Brighton Park community. She loves volunteering and spending time with her family. Her favorite thing about being part of the Forever Dental team is getting to know her patients and making sure they have a great visit!
Mayra Barbosa – Dental Assistant (Archer)
Mayra has worked at other dental offices and finds Forever Dental to be the most friendly and caring of all. She is proud to work with such a team of doctors and staff that care about their patients’ overall health and each other. In her free time, she likes to hit the gym and workout. When it’s nice outside, she’ll go for a run, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her friends and family.
Annette Canchola – Patient Care Coordinator (Archer)
Annette is a smiling face you can find greeting you at Forever Dental. She loves helping people improve their smile and gain confidence in what they do. When she is not helping patients, she is busy spoiling her niece and nephew and working on her bachelors in Health Care Management.
Belen Gonzalez – Dental Assistant (Archer)
Belen is constantly looking for ways to improve her patient’s experience. You can find her assisting in general dental as well as orthodontic treatment. She loves learning about oral health and sharing what she learns with her patients.
Leticia Haro – Dental Assistant (Archer)
Leticia is another team member striving to make her patients’ experience at Forever Dental very enjoyable. When she isn’t educating patients on importance of good oral hygiene, she is spending time with her daughter and family, running, and playing guitar.
Diana Ortega – Dental Assistant (Archer)
Diana’s favorite part of being a dental assistant is getting the opportunity to help patients continue good oral health as they gain a beautiful confident smile. As well as pursuing her degree in Dentistry, she said she is very thankful to work with such an amazing team and doctors. In her free time she loves to travel and explore places all around. If its either road trips or flights, she loves the feeling of sharing and learning about other cultures.
Anaceli Perez – Patient Care Coordinator (Archer)
You can find Ana when you walk in the door greeting you with a smile. She does her best to make sure her patients have a full understanding of their treatment as well as how their insurance works. Her her spare time, she spends time with her two sons and husband.
Liliana Perez – Dental Assistant (Archer)
Lily finds improving peoples’ smiles through dentistry and orthodontics
extremely gratifying. She loves to educate people of all ages the importance of good dental hygiene and the connection their overall health. She has a passion for reading, language studies, and the arts. During her free time, she likes to cook, play piano, weight lift, garden, and of course spend time with her sister and niece.
Nydia Santos – Dental Assistant (Belmont)
Nydia is our chief assistant at Belmont. She has been working in the dental field for 15 years. She is highly skilled and experienced. She enjoys making lifelong connections with patients and being a part of their dental health journey. She brings lots of energy to the team and greets everyone with a warm smile. On her free time she enjoys doing house renovations and spending time with her family.
Patricia Villagomez – Office Manager (Archer)
Patricia is another smiling face you will see at our office. She does everything she can take make sure her patients are informed, comfortable and happy. She lives very close to our office and has ties to the community. She has a true passion for dentistry and people’s well-being. She speaks Spanish as well. She loves spending her free time with her two kids, husband. and dog.