Lori, Business & Office Manager
Lori is an Office Manager and has been working with Best Dental Group since 1993. Her duties include managing the office and staff and facilitating the doctor's needs, as well as assisting in patient care. Lori appreciates the caring nature of the doctors she works with and her favorite thing about her job is helping patients afford their dental needs.
A Native of Illinois, Lori has lived in Elgin since 1994 with her husband, Dave and daughter, Aleksa, and Boxer dogs. Volunteering at her daughter's school, gardening, and cooking.
Carolina, Assistant Office Manager
Carolina helps facilitate the day-to-day tasks in the office and provides quality patient care. She has been with Best Dental Group since 1999. Her favorite thing about dentistry is meeting new and interesting people and being able to help them achieve a beautiful smile. The thing she enjoys most about working with our doctors is that they put patients’ needs before their own. Carolina is a native of Cali, Colombia, the eldest of three girls. In her free time, she enjoys watching football, spending time with friends and family or just relaxing at home.
Maria Hamilton, Clinical Manager
Bio coming soon.
Sheri, Surgical Clinical Assistant
Sheri is our most recent newcomer, with 20 years’ experience in the dental field. She enjoys helping patients and providing them with the best dental care, from making their appointments, pulling charts, and also assisting chair side. Sheri grew up in Wheaton and has a 23 year old daughter, whom she enjoys to spend her free-time with! She also likes to swim, bike, roller-blade, and work-out when she has time.
Nora Riordan, Surgical Assistant
Nora graduated from Iowa State University in May and joined our team in August. She loves to help create beautiful smiles for every patient and loves to play Pacman with our little patients. Nora loves coming to work every day because of the fun, friendly atmosphere it provides. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, cheering on the Iowa State Cyclones, and going camping with her family.
Liz Magali, Patient Coordinator
Liz is the newest addition to Dr. Geivelis’ team. She started working in May 2017. She's been happily married for the past 18 years. She and her husband have raised three beautiful children. She's very excited and full of joy because her daughter gave her a grandson a year ago and he is the most precious little boy!
Coming to work for Dr. Geivelis has given her a good perspective on how professional, engaging and connected he is with his patients. She is grateful to have learned a lot from him and continues to do so. She's here to answer any questions you might have about your procedures and billing. Also, more than happy to schedule any appointments with either Dr. Geivelis or any of our lovely hygienists.
When she is not in the office, she enjoys her free time with her kids and grandson, help manage her kids’ soccer teams and a few times out of the week, a little dancing at her Zumba classes. She hopes to see you soon!
Mary, Registered Dental Hygienist
Mary is a registered dental hygienist, and has been helping our patients maintain beautiful smiles since 2000. One of her favorite aspects of being a dental hygienist is getting to know her patients and helping them achieve optimal oral health. Mary also likes working with the wonderful doctors and staff because of their energy, knowledge, and great sense of humor. Mary is originally from Chicago and has lived in Bartlett since 1993 with her husband Patrick and their daughter Kelly. Mary graduated from Loyola University with a certificate in dental hygiene and a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene. Besides her career, Mary enjoys reading, cooking walking, swimming, traveling, and spending time with her wonderful family.
Mayra Ruvalcaba, Patient Coordinator
Mayra is a proud Texan who recently moved to Illinois from Idaho. She is happily married to an Army Veteran and enjoys being a mom to 3 handsome boys. She has been in dentistry since 2013 and has enjoyed every minute of it. In her free time, she enjoys reading and training for marathons. Mayra enjoys working with Dr. Geivelis because of his love and passion for his patients, his work, and his team.