Meet the Team

Your journey to an unforgettable dental experience starts with the Fitz Team. We proudly serve family-oriented dentistry to many communities, including Beverly and Oak Lawn, IL.

Let Us Introduce Ourselves

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Patients Love Our Team

‘‘The staff is very thorough. I don't ever feel rushed as you do with other doctors. They make sure they have answered all your concerns and explain everything thoroughly.’’

Karen S., Actual Patient

‘‘My son loves coming to the dentist, and that is because of the great service provided by everyone at Fitzpatrick Dental! Thank you for being so caring for my little guy!’’

Colleen C., Actual Patient

‘‘The staff is very thorough. I don't ever feel rushed as you do with other doctors. They make sure they have answered all your concerns and explain everything thoroughly.’’

Karen S., Actual Patient

‘‘My son loves coming to the dentist, and that is because of the great service provided by everyone at Fitzpatrick Dental! Thank you for being so caring for my little guy!’’

Colleen C., Actual Patient

The Back-Up Singers

Learn more about our team members by clicking on their photos.

Treatment Coordinator

Sara

Treatment Coordinator

Sara has been in the dental field for over nine years. She started working at Fitzpatrick Dental in 2015 as a treatment/financial coordinator and strives to make your visit smooth and effortless. She lives in Beverly, IL, and enjoys getting to know the families from the area. Outside the dental office, Sara is spending time with her husband and two boys, usually soaking up the sun and enjoying life.
 
Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

Lori

Office Manager/Dental Hygienist

Lori is a graduate of Prairie State Dental Hygiene Program. She has worked with Dr. Durkin since 1989 and is happy to continue working with Dr. Fitzpatrick. Lori has been a dental hygienist in our office for over 25 years and enjoys the rapport she has built with her patients over the years. Along with her duties as a dental hygienist, Lori is also our Office Manager. She prides herself on patient care and is ready to address any dental concerns. Lori lives in the neighborhood and enjoys spending time with her husband Mike and their three children Maggie, Marty, and Molly.
 
Dental Hygienist

Rhonda

Dental Hygienist

Rhonda received her Hygiene degree from Santa Fe Community College & the University of Florida Dental Clinic. After completion of her hygiene degree, she moved back to Illinois where she has been with the practice since 1985. Before joining the practice, Rhonda worked part-time as a clinical instructor at Indiana University Northwest campus where she additionally earned her Bachelor’s Degree.

Rhonda has been married for over 20+ years to her wonderful husband, Dave. They have one son, Brent, who is attending Columbia College in Chicago. The Bogusz Family have been residents of Evergreen Park for over 20 years.

 
Dental Hygienist

Lauren

Dental Hygienist

Lauren is a dental hygienist here at Fitzpatrick Dental. She graduated from Prairie State College with her Dental Hygiene degree in 2009 and has been working with Dr. Fitzpatrick ever since. Lauren loves participating in continuing education courses throughout the year to further her knowledge in the dental field. She is excited to be a part of Fitzpatrick Dental, where everyone in the office works together to make our patients experience relaxing and enjoyable. Lauren strives in providing optimal care that is gentle and thorough. She also enjoys meeting new patients and getting to know them on a personal level. In Lauren’s spare time, she enjoys traveling with friends, baking, and spending time with her family.

 
Dental Hygienist

Tracy

Dental Hygienist

Tracy is a dental hygienist who has a passion for educating and helping patients, especially children. She received her dental hygiene degree from Prairie State College and has been in the dental field for 15 years. After working in corporate dentistry for 12 years, Tracy joined the Fitzpatrick Dental team in 2013. Tracy is a team player and really cares about her patients' oral health and well-being. Her enthusiasm for life is contagious. In her spare time, she loves road trips, vacations, running, and spending time with her amazing husband and three wonderful sons. She practically dreams about plaque!

Tip: When she asks you "Do you floss?" don't lie...it's a loaded question, she already knows the answer.

 
Certified Dental Assistant

Michelle

Certified Dental Assistant

Michelle was raised in the Chicago-land area. She joined the Fitzpatrick Dental team in 2016 and comes to us with over 21 years of experience in the Dental field. Michelle is certified in many areas of dentistry and enjoys making patients feel comfortable with her positivity and humor.

In her free time she loves to travel, spend time with her family and visit her lake-house in Michigan. Michelle has been a wonderful addition to our team.

 
Dental Hygienist

Mary

Dental Hygienist

Mary grew up in the Beverly area and started her dental career in high school as a dental assistant. She graduated from Kalamazoo Community College in 1998 with her dental hygiene degree. Mary enjoys learning through continued education courses and keeping updated on whats new in Dental Prevention. Mary has been in the Dental field for 25 years and joined the Fitzpatrick Dental team in early 2016.

In her spare time she enjoys attending her kid’s activities, Michigan trips to her cottage, traveling and spending time with her husband Mike and two children Brian and Sarah.

 
Dental/Lab Assistant

Sam

Dental/Lab Assistant

Sam is currently a dental assistant at Fitzpatrick Dental. She grew up in Evergreen Park and graduated from Moraine Valley Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science. Sam enjoys getting to know patients and will make you feel comfortable while at the office. She is excited to learn more about dentistry and is looking forward to pursuing a career as a dental hygienist.

In her free time Sam loves spending time with friends, family and reading a good book.

 
Dental/Lab Assistant

Sarah

Dental/Lab Assistant

Sarah is from the Beverly area and is currently working as a Dental Assistant at Fitzpatrick Dental. She is planning on pursuing a Degree in Dental Hygiene. Sarah is very energetic and can make any visit to the dentist a memorable one. Caring for patients is her main goal and enjoys being a part of the Fitzpatrick Dental team.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys taking road trips and spending her summers in Michigan with her family and friends.

 

Happy Retirement, Dr. Durkin!

We will never forget your 40+ years of precious service. Thank you!

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‘‘May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light.

May good luck pursue you each morning and night.”

An ancient Irish blessing

 

Now You Know Us - Let Us Get to Know You

Come on over to Fitzpatrick Dental and let's start your journey to a healthy, beautiful smile.

We can't wait to meet you!

 
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