MEET OUR TEAM

Dr. Reena Patel (Pediatric Dentist)

reenaOriginally from London, U.K., Dr. Reena Patel received her Dental Degree from King’s College London in 2007 where she graduated with Honors. She spent two years in London practicing General Dentistry in private practice and teaching at Kings College London University.  In 2009 she moved to Chicago and completed her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (D.D.S) and was awarded the Omicron Kappa Upsilon award (Honors Society).  She then went on to complete her Advanced Specialty Training in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015, achieving a Masters in Oral Science (M.S.).In conjunction with her Masters training at UIC, she was awarded the IndruPunwani Research Award from the Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentistry for her research.“Passion coupled with a strong educational background makes the difference between a career and a profession.  My love for children reflects my passion, and my educational accomplishments reflect my commitment to help children achieve the best dental health possible.”

Dr. Reena Patel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and strives to provide the best possible pediatric dental care to her patients. “Staying in touch with colleagues through professional memberships is the best way to be on the cutting edge of the latest technology and new techniques in dentistry.  This allows me to bring the most up-to-date treatment back to my office where my patients will benefit.” She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentistry and the International Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Reena is gentle and compassionate in nature. Her goal is to provide exceptional dental care and a comforting experience for children.  Both Dr. Reena and her staff devote many hours to providing educational programs throughout the Northwest Community and volunteer their services to groups of underserved children and charities. "Giving back to those in need is important to me.  Volunteering my services is the perfect way for me to use my passion and profession to help others." She is a member of the Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce and sponsors children’s events in support of local charities.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and her newborn daughter, entertaining, and playing the piano. With a new baby girl at home, you can count on her to know what it’s like to be a parent!


Maricela Carrasco (Front Desk/Treatment Coordinator)

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I am a fun-loving, caring, playful person who enjoys life to the fullest. I am a proud mother to my son Daniel and daughter Citlaly. I enjoy cooking, nature and sports, working with children and helping others. I am also fluent in English and Spanish. I would be happy to help you with any questions you may have. I look forward to working with you and your children so that you have the best possible experience here at ToothStars!

 

 

 


 


Ashley (Dental Assistant)

reenaHi! My name is Ashley. I’m a Certified Dental Assistant and have been in the dental field since 2013. I have worked in General Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and Orthodontics. My favorite part about working in the dental field is working with kids and making sure they feel comfortable! I love building fun relationships with my patients.

When I am not in the office, I enjoy scrap-booking, the outdoors, and traveling with my daughter and dog. My daughter was born this August and she is absolutely my world!


 
 
 
 


Dr. David Goldberg (Orthodontist)

davidgoldberg Dr. David Goldberg was born in Wisconsin and raised in northern Minnesota. He attended the University of Michigan for his dental education and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree. He continued his dental education at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry where he received his Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics and a Master of Science degree in Oral Sciences.

Dr. Goldberg lives in Highland Park with his wife (and college sweetheart) Abby, and their cats Kirby and Gordie. His interests gravitate towards things that blend art and science, which currently is cars and auto racing. In his free time you will find him either at the Chicago Curling Club or the North Shore Yacht Club (depending on the season).