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Dr. Yong Chang

Dr. Yong Chang, Rockford dentist grew up in Chicago and attended Lincoln Park High School in the city.  He went to Creighton University for undergrad where I became interested in dentistry. He stayed 4 more years in Omaha, NE to attend dental school at Creighton University. Following graduation from dental school, he practiced in a small town in Iowa where he got to meet a lot of wonderful people and gain valuable experience. After 5 years in Iowa he decided to move back to Chicago area to be closer to family.


Chrissy A, Office Manager, was born and raised in Illinois. She finished high school in 1997 not too far from Smiles on Randall at Harry D. Jacobs High School in Algonquin. Chrissy has been working as a dental assistant since then. While working full-time as a dental assistant, she received her Associate’s degree at Elgin Community College. Chrissy has also successfully completed the requirements necessary to receive her dental certificate at Midwest Dental Institute.Chrissy started working for Dr. Waid and Dr. Patel in October of 2007. Whenever she is not at the office, she is usually home with her husband and daughter. Chrissy will be more than happy to schedule an appointment, or to simply answer any questions you may have about our Zoom 1-Hour Teeth Whitening, Veneers, Invisalign, etc.


Pilar S, Dental Assistant, graduated from Rochelle High School in 2005. She attended Rock Valley College in Rockford for her dental assisting degree. She loves helping others and translating in her spare time. She loves spending time with her husband and 6 year old daughter.

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Lindsey S, Dental Assistant, was born and raised in Illinois. She has completed dental assisting courses at UIC. She enjoys working with our patients and alongside her coworkers. In her free time, she likes volunteering at animal shelters, helping others, and taking care of and spending time with friends and family.