We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive dental care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented dental team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding dental experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Audrey enjoys working as one of our front desk coordinators, which gives her the opportunity to meet and interact with our patients, making them feel comfortable and providing a pleasant experience at every visit. She loves being part of a fantastic team with a great leader, who keeps us involved and updated on technology, which benefits our patients' care and comfort. Over the years, our office has experienced many exciting and innovative changes, with more to come.
Karen is our dental hygienist. She grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago, and still resides there. Before earning her degree from Prairie State College, she was a dental assistant and has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She specializes in the treatment of periodontal disease and patient education. Continuing education seminars and research help further her own knowledge. Karen truly loves what she does and gives the utmost care to her patients. She is proud to be part of the Pendleton team and strives to be the best hygienist she can be.
In her spare time, Karen enjoys boating, camping, exploring the city and spending time with her pet parrot, Murphy.
Cheryl has been assisting Dr. Pendleton for over fifteen years. One of the highlights of her position is being involved in smile makeovers, and seeing how excited patients are when the case is completed. Oftentimes, these are patients that have been afraid to smile for years, and seeing the end result puts a smile on our face as well!
In her spare time, Cheryl spends time with her children Stephanie and Evan. A dog lover, her "third child" Oliver keeps her busy, along with any other dogs that cross her path!
Carol is our other front desk coordinator who resides in Oak Lawn, and is married to her high school sweetheart of 38 years.
She graduated college as a certified dental assistant and worked in that role for ten years before raising her two sons. She also worked 23 years at Walmart (18 years in human resources) and now feels very blessed to be able to return back to her original passion - working with a great team of dental professionals again!
When at home, Carol enjoys taking care of her “fur baby” Kitty, who was originally owned by her oldest son, who now lives in New Zealand.