Meet the Dental Team – Chicago, IL

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Our Friendly Team

Our dental team is passionate about caring for their patients and providing them with honest, transparent dentistry. Whether you’re coming in for a checkup and cleaning or dental implants, they always take the time to get to know everyone who enters through our practice doors to provide them with a personalized experience and custom-tailored treatment. You can learn more about some of the friendly faces that you’ll see around our office by reading below.

Mehul, Pure Dental Spa CEO

Mehul enjoys that he gets to build deep and lasting relationships with our patients as well as our team members. He is a people person, and he knows what makes Pure Dental Spa special comes down to the people who serve the community every single day in our offices.

Life is home is pleasantly busy. He is married to our own Dr. Rajul Patel, and they have a young daughter and son as well as a 10-year old Boxer. Mehul is an avid runner and considers it to be his form of meditation. To date, he has completed six marathons! He also enjoys cooking, attending concerts, and being outdoors with his friends.

Iliana, Marketing Manager

Iliana says that the best part of her job is influencing the culture here at Pure Dental Spa, ensuring that it’s the perfect place for both our patients and team. She likes showcasing everything that the practice has to offer, plus she regularly organizes raffles and giveaways for our patients!

A graduate of DePaul University, Iliana and her husband have a young son as well as a big Cane Corso dog. She played travel basketball while in high school and still deeply loves the game. She frequently does community service work and is also very involved in her church.

Arel, Patient Coordinator

Arel’s elevated approach to patient care completely embodies Pure Dental Spa’s values. She has worked in dental administration for nearly 10 years, and she has experience in orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, and much more. She is a key player and is extremely attentive and detail oriented. She understands our patients’ needs and always works hard to meet them.

Originally from Lynwood, CA, Arel received her Associates in Art from California State University Dominguez Hills. She also holds OSHA and CPR certifications. She and her husband have two young boys, and most weekends, they are either attending one of their son’s soccer games or relaxing on the beach. 

Simon, Dental Hygienist

Simon’s talent and dynamic personality will make your next visit to the dentist one to remember. He brings a level of professionalism and charisma that eases even the most nervous patient. Patients specifically request to see him because of his thoroughness and attentiveness.

Simon received his Bachelors in Applied Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015. He then completed his professional dental hygiene licensing training at William Rainey Harper College. He holds certifications in local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, laser bacterial reduction, and digital impressions. Away from the office, when he isn’t spending time with his wife, he likes DJing and producing music as well as practicing photography.

Ashley, Dental Hygienist

Ashley understands how a tranquil environment and gentle touch can alleviate dental anxiety for some of our most nervous patients, which is why she has excelled tremendously at Pure Dental Spa. People can’t stop raving about Ashley-- her calming demeanor and attentiveness help ease even the most nervous patients.

While playing softball at Dominican University, Ashley decided to pursue a career in dental hygiene. She went on to graduate from Fox College as a licensed dental hygienist with high academic honors. Today, she holds certifications in local anesthetic, nitrous oxide sedation, and laser bacterial reduction. In her downtime, Ashley still enjoys playing softball and participates in numerous local leagues.

Dzana, Dental Hygienist

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