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Illinois Dental Careers is here to jump start and advance your future schooling.

Illinois Dental Careers is committed to providing future dental professionals with the education to become highly trained, knowledgeable, and work-ready by means of hands-on classroom instruction by an expert faculty as well as clinical utilization of state-of-the-art technology, and promoting the highest level of professionalism, personal growth and real-world experience.

Yaroslav Yarmolyuk, DDS, MS

Founder and President

Dr. Y is dedicated to providing the students of Illinois Dental Careers with the most updated and comprehensive dental and orthodontic assisting theory as well as all the practical skills that will make them competent and confident in their new role of a Dental/Orthodontic Assistant.

“For me, orthodontics is more than just straightening teeth. Orthodontics is the way of helping my patients to improve their lives by giving them a beautiful, healthy, and confident smile. Orthodontic treatment changes lives by making patients’ smiles more attractive and significantly improving their confidence and self-esteem.”

Dr. Y is an award winning orthodontic specialist. He has been featured on WGN, WIFR, and ethnic stations including Polvison

In addition to awards, Dr. Y has been on a mission of philanthropy. Whether it might be giving back to the community, offering free braces for the less fortunate, and organizing charity events.

We Will Help You Earn a Career!

 

We are a top dental assisting and orthodontic assisting school in the Chicagoland area. Illinois Dental Careers is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and will prepare you for a successful future in the dental field.

Meet Our Team

 
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Yaroslav Yarmolyuk, DDS, MS

Founder

Dr. Y is dedicated to providing the students of Illinois Dental Careers with the most updated and comprehensive dental and orthodontic assisting theory as well as all the practical skills that will make them competent and confident in their new role of a Dental/Orthodontic Assistant.

School Admin

Karolina Lekarczyk-Plascencia

Program Administrator

Karolina is a graduate of DePaul University with an extensive administrative and operations experience in the orthodontic industry. Karolina is fluent in Polish and Spanish languages. 

Johanna Arce

Orthodontic Instructor

Johanna has been assisting for about 15 years. She’s enjoyed helping people in their dental needs the most. Johanna found helping someone with pain management or their confidence extremely rewarding. As an instructor, she wants to provide a life changing experience to students by helping them find their dream profession.

Roxanne Santana

Orthodontic Instructor

Roxanne loves being in the dental field and teaching students at Illinois Dental Careers. She enjoys being a part of the dedicated and passionate team and helping teach those who are looking for a new career choice. She hopes to instill the love she has developed for dentistry in her students.

Heba Alazzawi

Orthodontic Instructor

Dental and orthodontic assistant with 5+ years of experience in providing efficient, productive and competent services in busy dental clinics. Worked and trained by very knowledgeable and reputable dentists in Illinois. Helped training many successfull assistants in the dental and orthodontic field. After completing my final semester of undergraduate university coursework .I plan on taking the Dental Admission Test and enroll in dental school at the university of Illinois and work towards obtaining my degree in Dentistry to continue growing and working in the Dental field, which I am very passionate about.

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