Staff

Daniela Brzozowski, DDS

Dr. Brzozowski is committed to the concept of complete dental care, paying strict attention to detail, and bringing a caring attitude to the dental chair. She gained her love of dentistry by working with a dentist who was a family friend and her mentor. She also gained her love of children's dentistry through her residency program at the Children's Clinic of the Oak Park/River Forest Infant Welfare Society. She was always interested in the healthcare field and knew her goal in life would be to help others.

Dr. Brzozowski underwent her undergraduate college education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, earning two Bachelors of Science in Biology and Dental Science. She graduated with her degree of Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago. During her dental education, Dr. Brzozowski participated in committees to improve the curriculum as well as additional training at local community clinics.

Dr. Brzozowski holds a position as an Adjunct Faculty of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry.  She is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Association of Women Dentists, and Dental Arts Club (a Polish-American association). In the 2012-2013 she held the position as the President of the Dental Arts Club. Dr. Brzozowski is also the secretary of the West Suburban branch of the Chicago Dental Society and will installed as the president in 2022.

Originally from Lemont, Dr. Brzozowski now resides in Downers Grove with her husband Greg, son Everett, and "the zoo" of 2 cats (Kraimer and Mochi) and a dog (Bailey-a shepherd/hound mix). Her time away from the office is busy, filled with making stained glass, painting, doing woodwork, gardening, fishing, and enjoying time with friends and family.

Summer Totonchi, DDS (Associate Dentist)

 

Stephanie Bertone (Hygienist)

Stephanie joined the office in June of 2016 shortly after her wedding and has been a dental hygienist since 2015. She is a graduate of College of Dupage in Glen Ellyn, Illinois with an Associate of Science Degree. Stephanie's gentle and easy-going manner has been welcomed by patients and the dental team. She especially feels accomplished when she can make people who have negative memories of dentistry feel comfortable and happy to be receiving care.

Stephanie currently resides in Aurora with her husband David and two bulldogs Finnegan and Walter. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and visiting local breweries.

Kristen Butler (hygienist)

Kristen has worked in the dental field for over 17 years, 13 of which practicing dental hygiene.  After obtaining a Bachelors of Arts in Biology from Indiana University, she went on to graduate from Prairie State College with an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene.  At Prairie State, she graduated with high honors from Sigma Phi Alpha Dental Hygiene Honor Society, which only accepts graduates in the top 5% of their class.  

Kristen is devoted to providing her patients with the highest quality care, treating each individual as if they were family.  She prides herself on her gentle and comforting methods, allowing patients to feel at ease throughout their entire visit while simultaneously providing exemplary, textbook dental hygiene care.  Kristen has had the pleasure of meeting patients all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds providing her a multitude of techniques to customize each patient's experience to their specific needs.    

Kristen joined Dr. Brzozowski's practice in 2010 and has enjoyed the past 10 years working alongside colleagues passionate and dedicated towards patient-oriented dentistry.  

Kristen's two sons, Nate and Wyatt, and her husband, Jared, keep her busy in her free time.  She also enjoys exercising, video games, and quoting any Star Wars movie.

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