Dentist - Elmhurst
585 N York St, Elmhurst, IL 60126
All our professionals at Elmhurst Family Dental maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Dr. Pahopos, a graduate of the University of Louisville (Kentucky) Dental School, offers patients a comprehensive background in dental medicine. He grew up in Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated from York High School. Dr. Pahopos attended University of Illinois at Chicago for his Predentistry. He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine at University of Louisville Dental School. Dr. Pahopos has been practicing dentistry for over twenty years. He opened Elmhurst Family Dental in 1996. He is a member of the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce as well as a member & Supporter of The Oral Cancer Foundation.
Dr. Pahopos is married with two children, and loves traveling with his family. Some of his hobbies include basketball, softball, golf and coaching his kids in a variety of sports. He also volunteers in many charities and fundraisers. Dr. Pahopos has a passion for dentistry. He is constantly taking continuing education courses to provide his patients with the BEST dental care possible in the most gentle manner possible. He only uses the best quality materials and dental labs.
Among Dr. Pahopos's affiliations are The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, The American Academy of Facial Esthetics, The American Dental Association, The Illinois State Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society, The Beta Delta Honorary Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology Fraternity, The Hellenic Dental Society and The Academy of Sports Dentistry.
Michelle Teramani, Office Manager
She has been a dental assistant for 20 years and a office manager for 13 years. Michelle loves her job. She is constantly continuing her education in office management and insurance claims. She loves to travel and currently a member of the Krewe of Nyx.
Debbie Petrakos, Dental Hygienist
Debbie graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago in Dental Hygiene. She was a dental assistant for 5 years and a dental hygienist for 11 years. She loves spending time with her husband and two children. She is fluent in greek.
Maria Guzman, CDA AND CPFDA (Certified Dental Assistant)
Maria graduated from Everest College in 2012 in dental assisting. She is certified in expanded dental assisting as well as Coronal Polishing and Sealant Placement. Maria continues her education to expand her knowledge in dental assisting. She is fluent in spanish.
Thalia Rocha, Dental Assistant/ Receptionist
She graduated from York High School. Thalia is currently enrolled at College of DuPage and studying to become a Dental Hygienist. She loves her job and the field of dentistry. She is also fluent in spanish.