Dentists are doctors of oral health and are specially trained to diagnose, treat and prevent conditions that affect the teeth and gums while promoting good oral health.
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LISA BEAUDETTE NGUYEN, DDS, CHIEF DENTAL OFFICER
I am interested in public health and passionate about providing quality dental care to all those in need.
Education: Dental School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Undergraduate: Bradley University
Dr Beaudette Nguyen worked in private practice in Chicago and the near north suburbs prior to joining AHSFHC in 2011 when the organization opened its first dental clinic.
Hyo “Jane” Lee, DDS, General Dentist
I was born in Seoul, Korea and grew up in Hong Kong and the United States. As an
immigrant myself, I have the strongest passion for serving those who are hesitant
about receiving dental care due to cultural, linguistic, or financial barriers.
Languages: English, Korean
Dental School: University of California, San Francisco Undergraduate: Northwestern University
Dr. Lee worked in private practice in Champaign, IL prior to joining AHSFHC.
KHUSHBU SHAH, DDS
My interest in public health and community service was sparked during my abroad rotation in Guatemala.
Languages Spoken: Gujarati, Hindi, and Urdu.
Education: Dental School: University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Undergraduate: Loyola University Chicago
Dr Shah worked in private practice before joining AHSFHC in 2013.
Mary Kim, DDS
Education: Dental School : New York University College of Dentistry General Practice Residency: Wycoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
Dr Kim worked in private practices and at another FQHC in Chicago before joining AHSFHC in 2018.
Maria Lara, RDH, Dental Hygienist
I have a passion for serving the community and I'm looking forward to obtaining a degree in Public Health.
Languages: English, Spanish.
Dental Hygiene School: Kennedy King College.
Ms. Lara obtained her associates degree in applied science as well as her hygiene certification and was awarded the Golden Scaler Award. Maria worked in private offices in the city of Chicago prior to joining AHSFHC.