Our team

Meet Our Friendly Team!

Dr. Reshma Dhake
General Dentist (Archer and Belmont)Dr. Reshma Dhake

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 and running.  She has completed several triathlons, half marathons, and two marathons.

Dr. Daisy Varughese
General Dentist (Archer)

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. Ulka Patel
General Dentist (Archer)

Dr. Patel graduated from Midwestern University.  She is proud to provide compassionate care to her patients.  In her free time, she loves to try new restaurants, workout and bake.

Dr. Alexander Upwards
General Dentist (Archer and Belmont)drupwards

Dr. Upwards graduated from Midwestern University.  He has a very gentle touch and is very thorough. When he is not treating patients, he enjoys playing and listening to music as well as running and biking.

Juanita Cano
Hygienist (Archer)

juanita1Juanita is one of super star hygienists that has a gentle touch and a warm smile.  She loves getting to know her patients and providing patient focussed care. In her free time she loves to travel and spend time with her husband and kids.

Krystyna Skrabacz
Hygienist (Archer)

krystyna1Kyrstyna is one of our super star hygienists at Forever Dental Archer office and has been working at this office for more than 15 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.

Angelica – Dental Assistant/Clinical Supervisor (Archer and Belmont)


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 – Dental Assistant (Archer)

mayra1Mayra 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 – 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 beautiful daughter, niece and nephew.

Belen – 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 – Dental Assistant/Clinical Supervisor (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, son and family, running, and playing guitar.

Anaceli – 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.

Patricia – Office Manager (Archer)

patricia1Patricia 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.

Gaby- Dental Assistant (Belmont)

Gaby’s warm personality keeps her patients at ease. She does whatever she can try to give her patients the best experience.  In her free time, she likes to spend time with her family.