Our Team

Ashley – Lead Patient Care Coordinator

Ashley is our front desk, patient care coordinator at Elliff Dental. She is also a Certified Dental Assistant, with Coronal Polish and Sealants, Radiographs, and CPR certification.

She is part of a military family and was actually born in England.  She has had the opportunity to live and experience many different places and eventually settled in Black Hills South Dakota. She now lives in Big Rock with her husband, 4 kids, and 2 dogs. She is busy with sports and activities but when she has free time, she loves to spend it outdoors; hiking, camping, swimming and just spending time together. She loves to read, write, and do crafting. Her passion is coming to work everyday feeling like she’s able to help patients, as her goal is for everyone to leave with a SMILE on their face!

Alyssa– Patient Care Coordinator

Alyssa graduated from Joliet West High School and was a dental assistant, certified in radiographs and CPR, for two years before joining our office in 2023 as a patient care coordinator. 

She loves greeting patients with her positive attitude and making people feel comfortable and welcome in the office.  She always wears a smile and enjoys talking and joking with patients. Alyssa has passions for reading, writing, theater, spending time with her family and her array of pets. In her free time, she can be found curled up on the couch with a book or engrossed into a musical or Broadway show when she is not spoiling her niece. Alyssa is from Joliet originally but moved to Waterman to be with her family.

Lauren RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

Lauren graduated from the College of DuPage with a degree in dental hygiene. She grew up in Somonauk, but has moved to Oswego. Lauren enjoys dentistry because of the relationships she gets to form with patients by working together to achieve healthy oral habits and overall health

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, kayaking, watching Chicago sports teams (Go Blackhawks), and playing with her two puggles, Bentley and Sneakers.


Paulina RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

Paulina graduated from Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene. Her passion is to provide care. She has gone on dental mobile units to rural areas to provide care to children. Her main goal is to educate her patients on a healthy smile. Pauline is very outgoing and talkative. She enjoys the relationships and trust she has built with her patients.

When Paulina is not brightening your smile, she enjoys traveling, watching soccer/football, and spending time with her family and friends. She has visited Canada, Iceland, France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, England, Belgium, Greece, Thailand, and several cities in Mexico. Her favorite sports teams are Barcelona FC, Mexico national soccer team, and Green Bay Packers.

Rindi – RDH, Registered Dental Hygienist

Rindi has been a dental hygienist  for over 20 years and in the dental field for 25. She is a graduate from William Rainey Harper College in Palatine and is passionate about helping her patients strive for and maintain dental health as well as overall health. Rindi truly loves the patient rapport she builds with every visit and to continually get to know her patients and educate on healthy smiles. She is committed to making appointments an enjoyable and a positive experience.

Rindi grew up in Schaumburg and moved to Batavia in 2017 and is an active community member. She has two children in the Batavia schools, and both are involved in sports and activities. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her kids and friends and is an avid sports fan. She loves to bake and find new recipes to experiment with.

Maria - Head Dental Assistant

Maria has been working in the field of dentistry for almost 20 years. She always put her focus on making patients feel comfortable and how to put a smile on their face. She is certified in Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealant Placement, CPR, and actually has her degree in Doctor of Dental Medicine in the Philippines. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dog Bo.

AngelaDental Assistant

Angela started in Dentistry in 2002. Her background was always geared towards health and animals. Her passion has allowed her to help, educate, and care for patients. Her hobbies include, dancing (thearer/music), photography (animals/nature), gardening, and cooking.