Meet Our Staff
Originally from Macomb IL, Carla completed her studies at Lakeland College where she attained her Dental Hygiene degree. She joined our practice in 2005 and presently has 20+ years of combined dental hygiene experience. She loves working with her patients and getting to know them both clinically and personally. Carla resides in Oswego and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Mindy began her dental hygiene career in Michigan in 2004 but eventually moved to the Chicago suburbs to advance her opportunities. She joined our practice in 2007 and has developed a strong patient following. She is very dedicated in providing exceptional patient care and oral hygiene instruction. She returns frequently to her roots in Michigan and loves to travel and spend time with her husband and two children.
Graduating from Bergen College in Paramus, NJ where she received her Dental Hygiene degree, Donna has extensive Dental Hygiene experience in various locations around the US. She recently relocated to Batavia from the Pacific Northwest, where she and her husband reside in a home built in 1860. In her free time she and her husband enjoy going antiquing as well as exploring Chicago and other Midwest interests.
Having grown up in Antioch, IL Stephanie attended Northern Illinois University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She later went on to attend Prairie State College where she completed her studies in Dental Hygiene and has found a passion for getting to know her patients and providing exceptional patient care. She and her husband make their home in Woodridge, where they enjoy entertaining family and friends (most notably for Halloween and New Years Eve). She also enjoys traveling where her journeys can range from Chicago to Europe.
Dianna hails from the great state of New York. She started her dental career as a dental assistant shortly after finishing high school and has a real passion for her work. She has been a valued member of our team since 2005. When she’s not at work (and her Long Island accent and good hearted laugh is not heard down our halls) she enjoys entertaining with her husband as well as spending time with family and friends while enjoying a good glass of wine.
It would be hard to find a more upbeat member of our team than Jacquelynn! Upon graduating high school, Jacquelynn was drawn immediately to the dental field. She worked for a number of years with another practice before joining Shanahan & Cheung. She truly enjoys making our patient feel at ease, and is completing coursework to advance her training in hopes of entering one of the Dental Hygiene programs in the area. In her free time she enjoys reading, shopping with family, and spending time with her two dogs, Bella & Benji.
Having over 20+ years of dental assisting experience, Lisa joined our practice in the Summer of 2015. She is delighted to be working so many of our wonderful patients at Shanahan & Cheung Dentistry! Lisa resides in Aurora with her husband and in her free time enjoys spending time with her three grown children as well as diving into her passion for drawing.
Pat – Business Manager
After completing her studies at San Diego State University and attaining her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Pat eventually relocated to Illinois. She joined the practice in 1994 and truly loves being part of such a talented and dedicated team, and values the relationships that have been developed with so many of our wonderful patients over the years,. She resides in Sugar Grove with her husband and two children (plus her two dogs Miley & Duncan).
Traci – Office Administrator
Traci joined our practice in the spring of 2014 and is a valued member of our Administrative team. She brings with her many years of outstanding dental experience and has been an excellent fit with, not only the other staff members, but also as an individual that demonstrates our patient focused values. On her days off she enjoys family time with her husband and two girls.