John Ifantis, DDS
A New York native, Dr. Ifantis grew up in Bayside Queens. He attended St. John’s University in Jamaica Queens, New York, where he received his bachelor’s degree in biology. He then attended Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Ifantis has proudly served the dental care needs of the Chicagoland area for over 15 years. Prior to establishing his practice in Morton Grove in 2006, Dr. Ifantis completed hundreds of hours in postgraduate dentistry, including advanced training under world-renowned leaders in implants, orthodontics, and sleep apnea. He is dedicated to the newest advancements in cosmetic and restorative dentistry, and he stays up-to-date with the latest techniques and technologies. Dr. Ifantis is a member of the American Dental Association, International Congress of Implantology, American Academy of General Dentistry, and Academy of Gp Orthodontics. When Dr. Ifantis is not practicing his passion of dentistry, he spends most of his time with his wife and children. Whether he’s coaching his children’s sports teams, golfing, playing soccer, or riding his motorcycle, he always finds the time to give back to the community and various charitable organizations. Dr. Ifantis strongly believes in providing the highest standard of care and takes a great pride in serving his patients’ every dental need. Dr. Ifantis and his staff welcome you to his office!

Eleni – Office Manager
Eleni was raised in Morton Grove and is proud to have the ability to work in a community she cares so deeply for. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her master’s degree in healthcare administration with a focus in gerontology from Roosevelt University. Eleni spent the majority of her adult career working in various leadership roles within the long-term healthcare field. Prior to joining the Ifantis Dental Care team in 2014, Eleni worked for the Greek American Rehabilitation and Care Center for thirteen years, eight of which she functioned as the Nursing Home Administrator.
Eleni is passionate about working in the healthcare field and finds great joy in contributing to the improvement of a patient’s dental health and smile. Eleni is eager to expand her knowledge and education within the dentistry field, and she is excited for the opportunity to positively impact Ifantis Dental Care. Eleni enjoys traveling; reading; being a soccer/ballet mom for her two children, George and Anastasia; and spending quality time with her family.

Kasia – Dental Hygienist
Originally from Poland, Kasia moved to Chicago 12 years ago. Kasia graduated from Harper College in 2009 with an Associate of Science degree in dental hygiene and has worked for Dr. John Ifantis since then. Kasia’s love of dental hygiene fuels her desire to provide an important service to our patients. She enjoys the opportunity to help our patients understand why complete oral care is beneficial to their overall health. Kasia and her husband, Tomek, live in Glenview along with their kids, Alex, Max, and Leo. In her free time, Kasia enjoys spending time with her family, arts and crafts, and DIY projects.

Katie
Katie – Dental Hygienist
Katie has worked in the dental field for over nineteen years. She graduated with an associate’s degree in dental hygiene from Kennedy King College at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dental School in 2003. Before becoming a hygienist, Katie worked as a dental assistant in a general practice for five years. Katie feels that one of the most enjoyable aspects of being a dental hygienist is educating her patients about the importance of good oral hygiene, and witnessing the improvements in their oral health, self-confidence, and smile. Katie lives in Glenview with her husband, Jay, and twins, Nathan and Allison. In her spare time, Katie enjoys traveling, watching Game of Thrones, and spending quality time with her family.

Penny – Dental Assistant
Penny was born and raised in Greece and moved to the United States in 2000. Penny lives in Glenview with her husband, Jimmy, and her son, Sam. Penny joined Ifantis Dental Care as a dental assistant in 2014. She is very passionate about dental assisting and eagerly strives to enhance her knowledge in new techniques, technologies, and advances in dentistry. Penny also enjoys bringing comfort to her patients while developing a trusting relationship. Her ultimate goal is to ensure that patients are comfortable and confident that we will provide them with the best dental experience. When she isn’t working to improve your oral health, Penny likes to cook, play sports with her son, and work out. Penny looks forward to seeing you at Ifantis Dental Care!

Maribel
Maribel – Financial Coordinator
Maribel has worked in the dental field for over twenty years in various roles. Her many years of experience have given her a great understanding and appreciation for dental health that she enjoys sharing with our patients. Maribel truly enjoys the opportunity to work closely with patients; it brings her great personal fulfillment to provide dental services while establishing trusting relationships with patients. Maribel loves spending time with her son, twin daughters, and three Shih Tzu dogs. In her spare time, Maribel enjoys playing pool, softball, and going bowling.