At Lake Villa Dental, we would be nothing without our amazing team! Dr. Nallasamy is our lead dentist, and Krystine is our main dental hygienist. Together these women create a friendly, welcoming environment of pristine dental care backed by years of experience. Dr. Nallasamy has owned Lake Villa Dental for over ten years and continues to make it one of the best places for dental work in Lake Villa, IL! Continue reading to learn more about our dental clinic.

Our Doctor

Dr. Shanthi Nallasamy DMD

Dr. Shanthi Nallasamy is a graduate of Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She graduated magna cum laude (high honors) and was consistently on the Dean’s List throughout her dental schooling. Dr. Nallasamy worked beneath Lake Villa Dental’s original owner Dr. Bruce Teipel, DDS until his retirement in 2007 when she purchased the practice. Dr. Nallasamy constantly engages in continuing education to offer the most state-of-the-art procedures and equipment to her patients. Dr. Nallasamy is an active member of the International Dental Implant Association and has completed a fellowship through them. She is also an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society. The key to her success is her perfection.

Our Hygienist

Krystine Van Winkle

Krystine graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene. She enjoys sharing the most current information and technology available regarding oral health and preventive care with her patients. Krystine ensures that each patient receives the best oral hygiene care. Her cleanings are thorough and provided with a gentle touch, helping patients feel more comfortable when they visit the dentist office. She is certified in CPR/AED training. Krystine is a member of the Chicago Dental Society and the Illinois Dental Society. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors, biking, swimming, scuba diving, spending time with her family and playing with her two dogs.