Dr. Ron Schefdore – Dentist
Dr. Ron Schefdore isn’t your ordinary dentist. He goes above and beyond for his patients and has won awards for his cosmetic dental work. Not only does he choose to schedule just 1 patient at a time so they get all of his attention, but he offers easy payment plans to those who need a little help while still offering the best, newest technology. He does everything he can to make sure his patients are comfortable and in love with their results. Dr. Schefdore was president of his class and top of his clinical class at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and graduated with high honors in college. He is also president of Pharmaden LLC, a high quality vitamin company created by dentist for dental patients. He has authored 50 articles & a book geared towards dentists. He has given over 100 seminars to dentists & hygienists over the years. He is a devoted husband and father who has volunteered as much of his time as he could to his kids growing up by coaching soccer and being a Boy Scout Troop Leader for years. He has 3 children (Ryan, Kelly, and Allie), 1 grandson (Bryce), and 4 granddogs (Tara, Byfuglien, Cheat Day, and Keto).
Donna – Office Manager
Donna has been pivotal to our practices success since day 1. She brings 35 years of experience organizing, training, and managing finances for the practice so Dr. Schefdore can spend his time caring for patients. Donna and Dr. Schefdore are high school sweethearts! She enjoys spending her time between Illinois and Florida, where she can be a hands-on grandma to her and Dr. Schefdore’s grandson, Bryce, and at the same time help her Florida residence parents when she is there. Donna and Dr. Schefdore have 3 child together: Ryan, Kelly, and Allie.
Jenna – Insurance and Financial Coordinator
Jenna has been in the dental field for 8 years and is cross trained throughout all roles at our practice. She enjoys making a pleasant experience for all of our patients with her caring attitude and constant smile. Her specialty is arranging interest free payment plans with patients & submitting and following up with insurance companies so patients can utilize their dental insurance. She is CPR and OSHA certified. Jenna and her husband recently bought their forever home in Plainfield, IL. They have two little boys: Kane & Domenic. She loves going to her sons baseball games and spending quality time with them. They also have a handful of furry friends! They have 2 cats (Smokey and Spooky) and 2 dogs (Lola and Scooby). Jenna is our cheerleader and has been an amazing addition to our team!
Lauren – Treatment and Appointment Coordinator
Lauren is our cross trained dental assistant and front desk expert who has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She has trained numerous team members in great patient service, electronic insurance submission, proper sterilization protocols, and is OSHA & CPR certified. Originally from Lemont, her and her husband now live in Plainfield. They have a beautiful baby girl, Wynter Bell. Wynter Bell’s siblings all have paws! They have Reggie, a dog, and 4 cats: Chaka, Evey, Loki, and Katniss. Lauren loves the outdoors, dancing, and helping out others. She is a very valued member of our team here at Celebrity Smiles
Josie – Dental Assistant
Josie is our cross-trained and certified head dental assistant with over 6 years experience. She is CPR certified, fluent in Spanish and is currently studying sign language making her a great asset to our team and our patients. Josie is married with two great children: Cruz & Sara. When out of the office she enjoys cooking, camping, and going to the park with her family.
Sue is a professional artist who was trained by top lab technicians. She has been the owner and artist at her own lab since 1981. We use this local lab to create all of our crowns and bridges. All of Sue’s crowns and bridges are sculpted like pieces of art. She uses the latest technology which gives them exceptional lifelike qualities and strength. She is a boutique lab that will meet our patients at our office to create a crown that will match their surrounding teeth for a perfect match! She enjoys working closely with only a select small group of dentists to create award winning total smile makeovers for patients. Her hobbies include painting and gardening & she loves being a grandma to 5 grandkids.
Allie – Marketing Director
Allie is our marketing director, as well as the daughter of Dr. Schefdore. After graduating with honors from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University, she went into the corporate world. During that time, she also took on a small role helping Dr. Schefdore with tasks to help his office attract new patients. What started as a part time role for just Dr. Schefdore’s office grew into a full time business. She now also offers her services to many types of small businesses throughout the country. She has also taken over as Vice President of Pharmaden LLC (a high quality vitamin company that started as just for dental patients but has grown to be so much more). She and her husband, David, enjoy spending time with their amazing labradoodle, Byfuglien (Buff), and traveling.