RACHEL S. CUADROS, D.D.S.
Dr. Cuadros, a native of Chicago, earned her Bachelors of Science from the University of Illinois, where she also studied to receive her Doctorate of Dental Surgery.
While attending dental school, Dr. Cuadros was selected to the Honorary Dental Restorative Group where she received intensive training and highly more challenging cases than the required curriculum. Driven by her passion for working with children Dr. Cuadros was inducted to the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, honoring her for her outstanding pediatric care and dedication.
After graduation in 1998, Dr. Cuadros was accepted to the General Practice Residency Program at Northwestern University Memorial Hospital. During an intensive year-long residency she worked with various types of medically compromised patients, gaining valuable experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Dealing with dental emergencies on daily basis has given her exposure to all forms of dental trauma and treatment.
Dr. Cuadros is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and remains active in continuing education.
Dr. Cuadros resides in the western suburbs with her husband and 2 children. They enjoy traveling and spending time with family.
BARBARA GBUR, R.D.H.
Barbara Gbur graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Prairie State College in 1975. She practiced in Homewood, IL for 39 years, and started in Mokena in December 2014.
Barbara attends at least 20 hours of continuing education each year which has included a “hands on” course in Periodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago, an advanced course in Local Anesthetic where she was certified to administer local anesthetic, bi yearly CPR training (which she actually put to use to save 2 lives!), and yearly OSHA training in infection control.
Barbara lives in Homewood, IL with her husband, Garry, and mother, Lorraine. She enjoys spending time with her three grown children and seven grandchildren. Garry and Barb enjoy weight lifting, running, practicing yoga and lead a very healthy lifestyle.
She is an active member of her church and spends any free time volunteering there.
JENNIFER HOFFMAN, (Dental Assistant)
Jennifer has been an amazing assistant with Dr. Cuadros for 15 years! Jennifer lives in Manhattan, IL with her husband, and 3 children. She loves spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and doing crafts.
ANDREA SALVATO, (Patient Coordinator)
Andrea earned her Dental Assistant degree from Everest College in 2010. She was selected Student Ambassador of her class. Among her greatest strengths is her upbeat personality and ability to make each patient feel at ease. She is now in charge of patient coordination, scheduling, accounts and happy to assist patients in answering any and all questions!
She lives in Bradley, Illinois and has 2 children. She loves spending time with her family and practicing yoga.
JODY MORAN, (Dental Assistant)
Jody joined RC dental in 2017 with over 34 years of experience as a dental assistant. Prior to RC Dental, she assisted Dr. Cuadros for 10 years in Homewood, Illinois.
Jody lives in Chicago with her husband Ozzie, her son Tommy and two dogs Lacey and Tess. Her daughter, son in law and beautiful granddaughter live close by. In her free time, Jody can be found at the ball field watching her son play baseball or spending time with her granddaughter. She enjoys attending Parkview Christian Church, and boating with her husband in the summertime. We are so lucky to have Jody's infectious upbeat personality as a member our team!
Rachael Vincent, (Dental Assistant)
Rachael lives in New Lenox with her parents and siblings. She attends Lincoln Way Highschool where she is involved in many clubs. She is a member of the National Honors Society and National Honors Society of Mathematics. She has been a patient of Dr. Cuadros' since she was little and aspires to become a dental hygienist. Rachael enjoys working out at the gym and spending time with her family and friends. We are so happy that she joined our team in 2017.
Tricia DeFiore, (Dental Hygienist)
Tricia has been in the dental field for over 20 years. Her first few years she was a dental assistant and has been a hygienist for the last 18 years. "The best part of my job is gaining patients trust in me to help them achieve the healthiest smile possible. I love getting to know each and every patient and making them feel at ease and at home in the office." In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband and 3 children, hiking, being outdoors and going to the beach. We are thrilled she joined our team in June, 2017.