Nice to Meet You

At SBDC, our team provides more than dental treatments.
We care about your smile and are committed to building relationships with our patients.

Dr. Tayyabba Athar

Dentist

Dr. Athar was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago. After attending Benedictine University to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, she went on to pursue her doctorate in dental surgery from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has been practicing for 10 years and is passionate about staying up to date on the newest advances in dentistry with hundreds of hours of continuing education. Dr. Athar’s priority is to make patients feel safe and welcome. She loves to get each patient involved in their dental care. Dr. Athar’s goal is to provide care to the satisfaction, expectation, and comfort of every patient.  In her free time, Dr. Athar loves to cook and entertain, play video games and volunteer in her community with friends and family. Dr. Athar resides in Wheaton with her Jack Russel Terrier, Buddy. 

DR. STEVEN L. SOKOLIK

Dentist

Dr. Sokolik grew up in Mount Prospect and currently lives in Arlington Heights with his wife Michelle, daughter Riley, and son Jake. Dr. Sokolik received his DMD from Southern Illinois University-School of Dental Medicine in 2013. After practicing in the Chicago area for over eight years, Dr. Sokolik yearned for a location to provide state of the art, relationship-based, comprehensive care, with an emphasis on general and cosmetic dentistry. He wants to provide a dental home that is meant to fit the lives and values of his patients. Providing care to the satisfaction, expectation, and comfort of every patient is a value shared by Dr. Sokolik and his team.

Dr. Sokolik is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education in the disciplines of oral surgery, endodontics, and prosthodontics. His experience and dedication to being a life-long learner gives Dr. Sokolik the knowledge and expertise to provide quality dental care.

Dr. Sokolik is a people person and values time spent with friends and family. He loves spending time with his large family, his wife Michelle, daughter Riley, son Jake, and Michelle’s large family. Dr. Sokolik is an avid fisherman and outdoorsman who enjoys getting away from the hustle and bustle of city life when he can.

Dr. Sokolik very much looks forward to meeting you in person. You have his sincere commitment to establishing a long and healthy patient relationship with you. He and his team will do everything possible to serve you with continued excellent patient service.

BETH STAUFFER

Office Manager

For over 20 years, Beth has been a noteworthy leader in the dental industry. She holds a degree in Computer Science & Business. Beth has worked as an Assistant, Insurance Coordinator, Office Manager, Implant Specialist Coordinator, and a Dental Assisting Instructor (4 years) and received an “Education of the Year Award”. She enjoys interacting and building relationships with our patients. In her free time, Beth enjoys biking, swimming, baking cakes & hanging out with her family/pets.

ELLA POLE

Dental Assistant

Ella came to the U.S. in 2008 from Albania where she taught English as a second language. She has now been in dentistry since 2015 working as a Dental Assistant. She is very compassionate and gentle, and ensures each patient is comfortable. Ella has been married for over 19 years and has two sons. She enjoys family time and being outdoors.

ELDA BARDHI

Certified Dental Assistant

Elda is our dental assistant. She came from Albania with her family. She speaks Albanian, Greek, and Italian. Elda enjoys seeing gorgeous smiles from our patients. “I have been in the Dental field since 2014. I feel it is important to make sure that every person that sits in my chair feel comfortable and at ease.” Elda lives in Arlington Heights and enjoys spending time with her loving family.

JENNY FRASER

Registered Dental Hygienist

Jenny graduated from dental hygiene school in 2013 and joined our team in April of 2021. Prior to becoming a registered dental hygienist, she worked as a dental assistant for 5 years. She is passionate about providing comprehensive patient focused care and always strives to have each patient leave her chair with a healthy and bright smile on their face! Outside of the office Jenny enjoys spending time with her family and 2 dogs. As well as traveling and most outdoor activities!

CANDICE CHOLEWINSKI

Registered Dental Hygienist

Candice has been in the dental field for 13+ years. She was a dental assistant before completing her hygiene degree in 2013 from Kennedy King College. She joined SBDC in July 2021. Candice is devoted to achieving optimal oral health with passion and empathy for her patients. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, 3 kids and dog.

Jackie Beauvais

Treatment Coordinator

Jackie grew up in Des Plaines & has two older brothers, Mike & Eddie. Currently, Jackie lives in Streamwood with her boyfriend Derrick, his daughter, Mikayla, and her fur baby, Spooky Bear. 

Jackie has been in the dental field for 8 years. She attended First Institute to advance her career as a dental assistant. Through years of experience and great mentors, she grew into a passionate treatment coordinator. Jackie loves her job as a treatment coordinator as it gives her joy to meet new people. She takes pride helping and guiding our patients to ensure dental health success. When she’s not at work inspiring beautiful smiles, she enjoys being with her family, crafting, completing escape rooms, eating – “Bon Appetit”, and catching up with friends. When asked what her favorite quote was, Jackie simply responded, “Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.” 

Ari Macchione

Scheduling Coordinator

Meet Ari! Our Scheduling Coordinator. Ari graduated as a Dental Assistant from First Institute and has been in the dental field since 2016. She enjoys interacting with people and makes certain every patient is welcomed and relaxed.  When not working, Ari enjoys spending time with her friends/family, reading, summer activities, snowboarding, and checking out local fests with her son.  She also enjoys coffee, shopping and trying new restaurants. She’s always looking for a new place to eat.

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