Dentist in Oak Forest, IL

This page provides you with practical information about our practice. It includes descriptions of our office location, including a map and directions, hours, appointment scheduling, insurance acceptance and billing policies.

Thomas Zubinas, DDS


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.


Samantha Grima: Hygienist

Samantha Grima is a recent graduate of the Accredited Prairie State Dental Hygiene Program. Growing up in Oak Forest her whole life, Samantha prides herself working in her home town and loves to see familiar faces. Her goal as a hygienist is to provide optimal oral health to all her patients, while creating a beautiful and healthy smile. She believes that every patient has unique needs and helps personalize their home care to the best of her ability! Outside of work Samantha loves to spend time with her wonderful daughter and boyfriend. She also loves to spend time outdoors, reading, and baking goods.


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.


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.