Meena Goel, D.D.S
Dr. Goel graduated from the University of Illinois Urban-Champaign with a degree in the Bachelors of Science with a major in Biology. With a full curriculum of classes and extensive research work in the biology field, Dr. Goel was able to complete her degree in 3 years, graduating in 1996. Always aspiring to be a Healthcare professional, she was accepted into one of the top Dental Universities in the country.
Dr. Goel graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois in the year 2000. Upon completion, Dr. Goel decided to further advance her knowledge of dentistry by participating in the General Practice Residency Program at Evanston Northwestern Hospital. This extensive program concentrated on dental treatment for medically compromised patients, cancer patients, oral surgery, and advanced gum disease treatments. This one-year program significantly expanded her knowledge of medicine and dentistry, allowing her to confidently start her career.
Dr. Goel is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, Faculty Club Spear Education and the Academy of General Dentistry.
She is also an active member of local Women’s Dental Groups and Dental Volunteer activities.
In this continuously changing field, Dr. Goel maintains her updated knowledge and skills with extensive continuing education in all aspects of the dental field.
Dr. Goel believes in the importance of educating her patients, and providing them with comprehensive dental care, utilizing the best materials and techniques available. Maintaining their dental health is a commitment that she and her patients make to each other.
Dr. Eric Osmolinski
Specialist, Oral Surgery
Dr. Osmolinski received his undergraduate education in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. He then went on to attend the University of Pittsburgh Dental School, where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. After dental school, Dr. Osmolinski went on to complete numerous internships and his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Rochester, Strong Memorail Hospital in New York.
Since completion of residency training, he has practiced at numerous offices in the Chicagoland area. He also participates in numerous continuing education course every year to ensure that he is up-to-date on the newest techniques and technologies.
He is a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists. He is a member of both the Illinois and Chicago Societies of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He holds memberships in the Academy of Osseointegration and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Lina Valavanis Andreou
Dr. Lina Valavanis Andreou grew up in the north side of Chicago near Mather High School and later moved to Skokie. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and continued her education at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995. Dr. Andreou has also completed a post graduate certificate in general dentistry at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center where she furthered her studies in cosmetic and implant dentistry as well as oral surgery.
Dr. Andreou attends numerous continuing education courses to stay current with the ever-changing advances in dentistry. She has completed a mini residency in implants and is a certified Invisalign dentist for clear braces.
Currently, Dr. Andreou is a member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Association, The Illinois State Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society and a past president of the Hellenic American Dental Society. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and provides them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.
Dr. Andreou lives in the northern suburbs with her husband and two sons. When she is not working, she has a passion for travel. She has traveled to several countries in Europe and especially enjoys visiting family in Greece. She also enjoys bike riding and attending her son’s sporting events. She speaks fluent Greek.
Dr. Andreou has been practicing dentistry for almost 20 years. After owning and selling her own practice, she managed the public health dental clinic for the City of Evanston for several years and has also practiced in offices in Park Ridge and Rolling Meadows.
Dr. Maleeha Amin
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Dr. Agnieszka Iwaszczyszyn
Dr. Agnieszka Iwaszczyszyn (Dr. Aggie) was born in Krakow, Poland and moved
to La Grange, IL when she was eight years old with her parents. After
graduating Lyons Township High School in the top 25 of her class, she
attended Loyola University Chicago, graduating Cum Laude in the Honors
Program with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in Polish Studies.
Dr. Aggie received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from the
University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry, where she excelled in
both academics and patient care. She is Invisalign trained, nitrous
certified, and skilled in digital dentistry, as well as implant dentistry.
She was a recipient of the Cebulski Scholarship from the Polish American
Medical Society as a reward for her involvement in the Polish community, as
a Medical Interpreter, Dental Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Certified
Translator and Primary Research Investigator. She now volunteers in her
free time as a dentist, promoting dental education and preventative
care. She loves working with kids, and has experience working with
especially anxious patients.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, hiking,
traveling, and reading. She talks to her family in Poland using Skype, and
very frequently Skypes with the family cat, Minia, as well.
Dr. Valerie Sefton
Dr. Valerie Sefton grew up right here in Arlington Heights, Illinois. She received her B.S. degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, and received
her D.D.S. degree from Marquette University School of Dentistry in Milwaukee. She became interested in dentistry because she wanted a career where she
could really help people both physically and emotionally. She has always enjoyed going to the dentist, which she knows many people do not. She wants to make your
visit to the dentist a more positive experience for people because oral health is so important and often overlooked. Everyone deserves a smile they're proud of, and she loves
helping people attain that smile! In her free time she likes to stay busy. Mostly involves crafts of all kinds, particularly sewing. She also loves to watch movies and TV with her husband and dog, and she likes to go birdwatching both locally and globally.