Meet Our Long Grove Pediatric Dental Team

The Best Dental Specialty Techniques in Long Grove

At Associated Dental Specialists of Long Grove, we are recognized not only for our esteemed dental staff but also for our ability to provide some of the best pediatric dental services in Long Grove. We take pride in our ability to offer experienced dental care with a smile.

Our state-of-the-art materials and holistic techniques allow us to:

  • Create appliances that help improve your oral health
  • Reduce radiation exposure
  • Find and reverse cavities before they become large
  • Treat sleep apnea and bruxism
  • Treat TMJ (Jaw Joint Dysfunction)
  • Perform more thorough oral exams and procedures
  • Ensure a more comfortable and enjoyable dental experience
  • Prevent future oral health issues

Our dental team members all share the belief that patient care always comes first. We strive to provide a pediatric dental experience that’s so great, it makes you look forward to visiting us again. The American Association of Orthodontists recommends that all children have an orthodontic evaluation at the age of 7

Performing Exceptional Services is Our Pleasure.

We enjoy treating you with some of the best technology in the dental industry. Our doctors have even performed research and developed their own tools and techniques that are extremely helpful in ensuring your overall health. It’s our pleasure to provide you with the highest ranked and reviewed dental services in Long Grove.


Dental Hygienist

Sue is a registered dental hygienist and is certified in CPR/AED training. She joined the practice in 1993 and has had the joy of watching many patients grow from toddlers to adults who now bring in their own children to the office. Sue enjoys sharing the most current information and technology available regarding oral health and preventive care with her patients. She is the OSHA compliance officer for the office and has taken many courses to stay current with the new guidelines. She also sets up and visits area preschools for dental presentations. She has been a member of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association since graduation and a member of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health. Sue enjoys the outdoors and lake activities as well as cooking, baking, and running. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends.


Dental Hygienist

Barb is a Registered Dental Hygienist and certified in CPR/AED and NASM-CPT with a BS degree. She has been working in this office since 1996. She has fun visiting local preschools to give dental presentations. Barb enjoys reading, watching baseball, and being with her family. Barb also loves country music, singing karaoke, and is also an avid Cubs fan. She is married with two daughters, a son, and two dogs.


Dental Hygienist

Marla is a Registered Dental Hygienist and certified in CPR/AED training. She started working here in 1989. She enjoys visiting preschools for dental presentations. Marla likes boxing, weight training and spending time with her family including her Labrador, Rodney. She is happily married and has two great kids and a wonderful new daughter in law. She is a White Sox fan, likes Barenaked Ladies, and watching great movies. She is an active member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.


Dental Hygienist

Peggy is a Registered Dental Hygienist and certified in CPR/AED training. She has been with our office since 1996. Originally from California, she goes back often to visit family. Peggy enjoys baking and often brings treats to the office. She also likes to sew, watch movies, and ride her bike. She enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 adult children.


Dental Assistant

Megan is Dr. Cannon’s lead dental assistant. She earned her certification in CPR, monitoring of nitrous oxide, coronal polishing and sealant application. Megan specializes in treatment planning children with special needs as well as general anesthesia cases. Megan serves as the office coordinator for social media and all electronic communications.

You can catch Megan at a Cubs game, live music or Yoga when she’s away from the office.


Dental Assistant

Associated Dental Specialists pediatric dental assistant, Esmeralda, has earned monitoring of nitrous oxide, coronal polishing and sealants certificate along with CPR/AED training. Esmeralda is often involved in the treatment of very young patients alongside Dr. Tylka. She is particularly involved in the treatment of patients with special needs and general anesthesia cases. One of the things Esmeralda excels in and likes most about dentistry is interacting with patients in a meaningful way as she helps them obtain a beautiful smile, healthy smile that they both can be proud of. She enjoys spending time with her husband house projects, cooking, traveling. Cooking, patient and traveling and adores spending time with her two young children.


Patient Coordinator

Sherri is a Dental and Orthodontic Treatment Coordinator and has been with our office since 1995. She is certified in CPR/AED training and believes in creating a great experience for patients from the very first phone call to every dental service that follows. She loves to meet new patients and keep up with long-term patients as she works to maintain everyone’s schedules. When she is not here, she might be at a Zumba class, spending time with her family, or out walking with friends.


Patient Coordinator

Gina is a dental and orthodontic treatment coordinator. She graduated from Eastern Illinois University with her bachelor’s degree in elementary education and loves being around children of all ages. Gina enjoys helping patients maximize their dental benefits as well as processing claims. She lives in Crystal Lake with her husband, daughter, and twin boys. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and being outside in the sun.

No matter what your needs may be, you can count on us to help you get on the path to a healthier, happier smile! Call (847) 634-6166 to contact us!

Our friendly staff is eager to provide dental services in Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, and the surrounding communities.

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