ABOUT



DR. SCHUMACHER

Laurie Schumacher is a graduate of Loyola University with a bachelor's degree in Biology. She attended New York University College of Dentistry, graduating with a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2004.

Upon graduation, Dr. Schumacher practiced dentistry in Orland Park, Illinois, for five years, before relocating to Chicago. Since graduation from dental school she strives to keep up with the latest techniques and tools to provide the best dental care for her patients. Dr. Schumacher attends numerous continuing education courses and is involved in various dental organizations.

Dr. Schumacher is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. In 2010 Dr. Schumacher completed LVI's Advanced Functional Dentistry program. She is Invisalign certified.





DR. DIETRICH

Dr. Debbie Dietrich was accepted into an accelerated pre-dental program which she completed at the University of Iowa and then earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2011. She always strives to broaden her dental knowledge with a variety of continuing education courses to ensure her patients are receiving the highest quality of comfortable dentistry. Her vast knowledge includes Invisalign, cosmetic and rehabilitative smile makeovers, implants, sleep apnea, digital dentistry, dermal fillers and therapeutic botox treatment. During her seven years practicing in Iowa prior to moving to Chicago, Dr. Dietrich had extensive experience in all aspects of general dentistry. Dr. Dietrich is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, American Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Facial Esthetics, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

In her free time she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, trying new restaurants, and attending Blackhawks and Bulls games. Dr. Dietrich grew up the daughter of two veterinarian parents which grew her love of all animals so she enjoys volunteering at the Anti-Cruelty Society in the River North neighborhood of Chicago. She continues to explore and love all that Chicago has to offer, especially the new people she meets.




DR. SCHUMACHER'S TEAM

Gina Corradetti, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Gina graduated from Prairie State College Dental Hygiene program in 2012. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous.

Gina loves to educate patients on proper dental care and maintaining their beautiful smiles. The most rewarding part of her job is improving a patient's oral hygiene. She enjoys learning about the newest technology and implementing it.

When I'm not working, I enjoy spending time with my two daughters. I enjoy Crossfit, concerts, baseball games, and hanging out with my friends.





Marissa Sokolowski, RDH
Dental Hygienist



Taylor Spence, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Taylor is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and received her Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology in 2014. Soon after, she continued her education at Prairie State College and completed the Dental Hygiene program, while taking on the role of Class President.

Taylor loves working closely with her patients and building relationships with each person that sits in her chair. Her favorite part of hygiene is helping patients improve their oral health status and creating new habits at home.

When she's not at the office, Taylor loves to relax with her dog. She is also an aunt to 6 nieces and nephews, and appreciates being a part of their childhood. Taylor enjoys traveling and has been to Europe and Australia. She tries to get back to Colorado as often as possible to see college friends and the mountains.

Michelle Strycker, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Michelle graduated from the Prairie State dental hygiene program in 2010. She first began working with Dr. Schumacher in 2006 as an assistant while pursuing her dental hygiene degree. She is certified in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide administration. Michelle takes pride in educating her patients on proper oral hygiene, healthy habits, and puts a big emphasis on prevention.

In her free time she enjoys traveling and exploring new cities. She’s currently working on visiting all of our national parks.

Margaret Klejka, RDH
Dental Hygienist

Margaret has been in the dental field for over nine years. She started her career as a dental assistant then continued her education as a dental hygienist at Prarie State College. She prides herself in providing quality oral hygiene services as well as patient education. Building strong relationships with her patients is one of her favorite aspects of being a hygienist. Outside of the office, Margaret spends time with her son and fiance. She loves to travel and enjoys the outdoors.

Katie Klejka
Dental Assistant

Katie has been a dental assistant for over 7 years . She joined Dr. Schumacher's team in 2017. She is trained in Cerec and Invisalign. Her gentle touch and friendly chairside manner helps patients feel more relaxed and comfortable during their visit. Her favorite part of dentistry is seeing the results that cosmetic dentistry can do for her patients. While not at work, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends and family. Katie recently got engaged.

Angie Naal
Dental Assistant/Front Desk

Angie has been in the dental field for over 15 years as an assistant and financial coordinator. She has a level of energy and compassion that she hopes will make your visit less stressful and more satisfying. She is fluent in Spanish, greets everyone with a smile, and is always willing to help her co-workers. In her free time she loves to spend time with her 2 sons, photography, traveling and being with her family.

Andrea Valle
Insurance Coordinator/Front Desk
Andrea has been working front desk for Dr. Schumacher since Fall of 2017. She has worked in the dental administrative field for over 8 years. She takes pride assisting patients through explaining and discussing their insurance benefits and processing dental claims.

When she's not working, Andrea spends time with her two energetic little boys. She also loves cooking, spending time with friends, and participating in various activities at church.



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