Dalia Salgado Bellas

Professional Relationships Director

Dalia is a dedicated professional with over a decade of experience in the dental field and takes great pride in making each patient feel comfortable and confident. In her free time she enjoys painting and drawing.

Nina Priest

Office Manager - Downtown Location

Nina attended Oklahoma Baptist University and has worked in the dental field since 2008 with a concentration on dental insurance. Nina enjoys playing the guitar, slam dancing, and she loves creating art through photography.

Monica Barreto

Implant treatment coordinator

Monica has been working in the dental field for over six years. She is bilingual in both English and Spanish. Some of her duties include greeting patients, verifying insurance information, scheduling appointments, and arranging patient referrals.

Nanette Santiago

Clinical coordinator

Nanette is an excellent and efficient chair-side dental assistant and is specifically trained for Periodontal surgeries. Nanette is always prepared and ready for any dental challenge and is highly trained and devoted to providing the best possible care for our patients.

Valerie Villalobos

Patient coordinator

Valerie was born in Venezuela and grew up in Orlando, Florida. Valerie joined the team in 2014 and is currently attending UIC. In her free time, Valerie loves to travel. 

Nicole Zwiercan

Dental Hygienist

Llanet Pitzer-Herrera

Dental Hygienist

Llanet was a dental assistant for eight years before furthering her education in Dental hygiene. LLanet graduated in 2001 with an Associates in Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Kennedy-King College/UIC. Llanet likes to stay current with continuing education classes to be able to provide the best care for our patients. Llanet is fluent in English and Spanish. In her spare time, Llanet enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, cooking, working out and cycling. 

Laura Ille

Dental Assistant

Laura has been working in the dental field since 2005. Laura is passionate about her work and loves to help patients feel comfortable and at ease about their treatment. In her free time, Laura enjoys family movie nights and finds fulfillment by participating in many volunteer activities through the world wide "We Love You" foundation, of which she is a member of. 

Taylor Lacefield

Dental Assistant

Taylor is a graduate of Kaplan College and has been working in the dental field for eight years. Taylor is very outgoing and willing to learn all aspects of the dental field as she prepares herself to go to dental school. Taylor loves working in dentistry and loves making patients feel right at home during their visits with Dr. Gadia and Dr. Busan. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling the world.