While in private practice, Dr. Barack incorporated implant surgical techniques into his practice beginning with training in the Bränemark Implant System at the University of Texas in San Antonio in 1987. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Barack has volunteered his time to the homeless population of Chicagoland and has traveled as far as Honduras to provide dental care to underserved areas.
Dr. Barack has focused his periodontal practice to implant surgery and supportive reconstructive surgical procedures. Over the past ten years, he has refined surgical techniques related to esthetic implant results and the immediate provisionalization of dental implants for the edentulous arches. In addition to his teaching duties at the University Of Illinois- College Of Dentistry, Dr. Barack has lectured across the country on implant and periodontal surgical techniques.
In his spare time, Dr. Barack enjoys exercising and playing billiards. In the past, Dr. Barack studied Martial Arts and has a black belt in karate!
She is a married mom of three boys. Out of the office Jody enjoys exercising, reading, and spending time with her family dog.
Outside of hygiene, Coreen enjoys taking her two dogs to the beach, running along the Chicago lakeshore path, and exploring local restaurants. She has been involved with multiple volunteer organizations and sincerely enjoys giving back to the community. Coreen is involved with the ADHA, and is currently serving as a Trustee for the Illinois Dental Hygienists’ Association.
Outside of work, Lindsey enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids. Lindsey also strives to maintain a healthy lifestyle. When she isn’t working or exercising, you could find her in the kitchen cooking and being creative.
In her free time, Cathie enjoys spending time with her husband, family and friends. She has fun walking and exploring neighborhoods. She’d love to hear your ideas for local adventures: quirky museums, city art galleries and historic sites. She recently climbed to the top of the Rockefeller Chapel’s Carillon at the University of Chicago.
Outside of work, Shelly loves spending time with her husband and family as well as her two spoiled- rotten cats, Yuki and Louis. In her free time, she enjoys watching HGTV home make-over shows and attending her Zumba and Yoga classes.
Sally moved to the north side of Chicago 15 years ago. She is active in her church and enjoys mentoring younger women. In her free time she loves hanging out with her husband, going to theatre productions, knitting, reading, making her own bread, and of course spending time with her ever growing family!
When she is not working, Jackie enjoys doing yoga, traveling to new places and playing soccer with her son.
Outside of work, she enjoys reading historic books and novels and biking at the park.
She moved to Chicago in 2006 to become the Practice Manager and Marketing Director of a periodontal practice in downtown Chicago. During her 6 year tenor, she helped the periodontist open a second location and was in charge of managing and training staff while highly successful in marketing and promoting both offices.
She has joined our practice and is excited to be a resource and keep the relationship between our patients and our office a harmonious one.
In her free time, she enjoys cooking and gardening with her husband and loves spending time with her children.
When she is not at work, Renia enjoys spending quality time with her two sons, dancing to music with a good beat, and watching movies. She likes watching the food channel and her favorite show is Chopped- even though she doesn’t cook as often. She also volunteers at her church every Friday and teaches kids the Assyrian alphabet!
Outside of the office, Larsa enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending quality time with her husband and her two sons as well as her extended family.
On her free time, Jennifer loves spending time with her nieces and nephew. She also enjoys being outdoors, hiking and spending time at the lake with a good book. Her favorite book of all time is “My Name is Asher Lev”.
Outside of work, Revy enjoys spending time with her daughter, Arielle, working out, hiking, drawing, cooking and watching old movies.