Meet our Team

  • Char Garrison
    Administrative Manager

    With 35 years of dental experience, Char's primary goal is to create excellent patient experiences within our dental practice.  She excels in fostering patient relationships while coordinating scheduling and logistical details to realize each patient's vision of a perfect smile. Throughout her career,  Char has obtained certifications in CPR, prophy/sealants, and many administrative certifications. 

    Outside of work, she loves going for walks, playing Scrabble, recreating recipes, and spending time with family and close friends. 

  • Elaine Ramirez
    Dental Assistant

    Elaine joined Dr. Garrison's team in 2017. Proficient in Spanish, she is dedicated to providing comprehensive support to our patients, ensuring their comfort and well-being at every stage of the dental journey. Throughout her career, she has pursued continuous professional development with certifications in polishing, sealant placement, and CPR. 

    Beyond the realm of dentistry, she is an avid reader and enjoys quality time spent with her family and five cherished feline companions. 

  • Kim Kolpak
    Dental Hygienist

    Kim has been practicing dental hygiene since 2001, obtaining her degree from Prairie State University. As the newest member of Dr. Garrison's team, joining in 2022, her passion is for helping patients achieve excellent oral health, and delivering exceptional care with a delicate approach. Equipped with certifications in administering local anesthetic, placing sealants, and CPR, she is  committed to upholding the highest standards of professional excellence. 

    Outside of her professional endeavors, she enjoys being in the great outdoors, honing her culinary skills in the kitchen, and cherishing precious moments with her family.

  • Vicki McDonald
    Dental Hygienist

    With a dental hygiene career spanning back to 1998, Vicki's passion for patient education is deeply ingrained. She is dedicated to teaching patients the importance of maintaining oral health, particularly in preventing and treating periodontal/gum disease. Certified in CPR, administering local anesthetic, and placing sealants, she prioritize both the safety and comfort of those under her care.

    Vicki loves to travel around the globe, immersing herself in diverse cultures, and being a new grandma.

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2550 Oak Park Avenue Berwyn, IL, 60402, USA

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