Meet the Team – Oak Dental Group

Teresa Pakla: Office Manager

Teresa has been working in the dental field since 2008 and has been part of the Oak Dental Group team since 2012. Her responsibilities include front desk and office administration duties for our Oak Brook location. She enjoys helping and interacting with patients. Her friendly personality allows her to answer questions in a manner that ensures positive patient visits. In her spare time she values quality time with her husband and three young sons.

Nikki Tsavlas: Dental Assistant

Niki is the doctor’s head assistant in both Oakbrook and Oak Forest offices. She has been with Oak Dental Group for over eight years. She is an integral member of our amazing team. She enjoys patient interaction and making a difference in someone’s smile. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys summer, cooking, the fashion world, and reading.

Daniella DeLaurentis: Hygenist

Daniella DeLaurentis is a graduate from the Prairie State College dental hygiene program. She has been a member of oak dental group since 2014. She is a hygienist at both our Oak Forest and Oak Brook locations. Her passion is to educate patients on how to maintain a beautiful healthy smile. She enjoys spending her free time with her husband and daughter.

Carlie Ahrens: Office Administration

Originating from Cincinnati Ohio, Carlie has lived here in Chicago for 3 years and is the newest member of the Oak Dental Group team. She works as the front desk office manager in the Oak Forest location. Carlie prides herself in her upbeat personality and willingness to help patients get the care they need. She is here to answer any questions a patient may have and make their visit as pleasant as possible from the moment they walk in the door. In her spare time she enjoys the sights of downtown Chicago or traveling home to Ohio to see her friends and family.