The Smile Extraordinaires
Our dentists understand the unique oral health needs of children and they’re trained in specific techniques and skills that allow them to treat developing teeth, gums and mouths while making kids comfortable. They’re compassionate, knowledgeable and friendly. Each doctor is dedicated to ensuring your child has a fun, positive experience, so they’ll actually look forward to hopping up in the dentist’s chair.
Dr. Deric Truskoski
CERTIFICATE IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
Dr. Deric has a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry and has a fantastic way of making dentistry fun for young patients.
Positively impacting children’s lives is his true passion! Dr. Deric was born and raised in Peru, IL. During high school, after volunteering at a pediatric dental office, he developed his love for working with children, especially within the scope of dentistry. This experience guided the academic path he chose to follow.
Dr. Deric achieved his Bachelor’s of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Marquette University in Milwaukee followed by his Dental Medical Doctor (DMD) Degree at Midwestern University. He followed his dream and attended the University of Illinois at Chicago where he completed his residency earning a Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry.
During his free time, Dr. Deric enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He loves traveling, going to as many concerts as he can, running and exercising, and of course exploring his favorite city, Chicago! Dr. Deric places the utmost importance on creating a healthy, safe and encouraging environment for all children. He strives to make the dental office an exciting and welcoming place.
Dr. Juei Lee
Dr. Lee is a pediatric dentist who is passionate about preventive care and helping kids form good dental habits from an early age. Dr. Lee loved going to the dentist as a child and realized the impact this had on her future dental visits and even in her choice of career. From this personal experience, making kids’ dental visits comfortable and even enjoyable is one of her top priorities.
Dr. Lee was educated in the east coast. After earning a degree in Neuroscience from Wellesley College, she attended Tufts School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA where she received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree. Dr. Lee then completed her pediatric dental residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where she received a comprehensive training in all aspects of pediatric dentistry.
In her free time, Dr. Lee enjoys reading, cooking, collecting and building Legos, and traveling the world with her husband.