Meet the Staff at Ralph Shepstone, DDS

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. Our dental assistants and hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on staying on the cutting edge of dentistry and patient communication. They are excited about what they are doing, have high standards of quality and integrity, and are motivated to achieve the best results for our family of patients.

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.

We love what we do, and it shows on our faces—it seems we’re always smiling around here. You’ll find our staff is friendly and up-beat–and we’ll do our best to make your visit comfortable, and even fun! And all the while we’ll be providing you with the highest quality dental care. Don’t be surprised if it’s the best time you’ve had in a dental office.

Shannon Carpenter, RDH

Shannon graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1996 with a degree in dental hygiene.  Previously she had been a dental assistant for seven years.  Shannon resides in Mt. Prospect with her husband and two boys.  She enjoys running, scrapbooking, and cooking.

Mary Lovell Green

Mary, one of our assistants, has been in the dental field since 1988.  (She claims she started at the age of 10!?)  Her father was a dentist, and she loves making sure that people feel comfortable, have fun, and leave our office with beautiful, healthy smiles.  “Dr. Shepstone is one of the best dentists I’ve seen, his office is beautiful, and the staff is the nicest I’ve worked with.  I am so happy to be part of this team.”  Out of the office, Mary enjoys being with her husband, friends and her dog.  She likes working out, people,and life.

Dorota Jarek

Dorota has been a dental assistant since 1995.  She is also a certified dental technician.  She joined our office in 2000, and says, “I am very happy here.  This is a great team to work with and a nice group of people to be around.”  Dorota was born in Poland, and lives in Mt. Prospect with her husband and two children.  She enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling, music, and good food.

Brigitte Joyce, RDH

Brigitte received her B.S. degree in dental hygiene from Loyola University in 1991.  She has been working with us since 2001.  Brigitte enjoys spending time with her husband, and their young son and daughter.  Her hobbies include reading, movies and travelling.

Connie McNulty, RDH

Connie is a 1985 graduate of Northwestern University Dental Hygiene School.  She resides here in Glenview with her daughter, Melanie  and son, Dillan.  Connie enjoys walking, yoga, and spending time with her children.

Joyce Soder

Joyce has been our business coordinator since 1986.  She lives in Glenview and has four married children, and eight wonderful grandchildren ranging in age 11years old to 5 years old, and of course, they are all patients of Dr. Shepstone’s.  She enjoys travelling, theater, walking, and spending time with her grandchildren.