Meet the Team

Meet our Skokie, IL Dental Team - Leading Edge Dental Center - Skokie Family Dentistry




  DEBORAH - Office Manager

Deborah has worked in the dental health field since 1979 and has been with Dr. Goone since 1995. Her experience has involved both clinical and administrative duties. She presently coordinates all aspects of the office and she will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding financing options and dental insurance. When not helping our patients she is either spending time with her family or trying to keep up with her two dogs. Her hobbies include gardening and bowling and she really enjoys volunteering at Heartland Animal Shelter.  


  MICHELL - Appointment Coordinator

Michell has worked in the dental field for nearly ten years. It is her pleasure to help our patients maintain their healthy smiles with appropriate appointments. Outside of the office, she keeps busy with her husband, their two children, and two dogs.



  TINA - Dental Hygienist

Tina, homegrown in Skokie, Il, has over ten years of experience in the dental field.  She graduated from Southern Illinois University with her bachelor's degree in Science and a degree in Dental Hygiene.  When she is not attending continuing education seminars, she likes outdoor activities and learning how to cook.  She also enjoys spending time with her nephews.  She hopes to keep all of her patients happy with a bright and healthy smile and cannot wait to meet you.


  KAREN - Dental Hygienist

Karen earned her Dental Hygiene degree from Prairie State College in Chicago Heights in 1995 but has been a veteran in the Dental field since 1985.  She enjoys helping others and participates in an annual Dental Mission Clinic in Mexico.  She has traveled extensively around the United States and abroad.  In her spare time, she spends quality time with her twins.



  NUVIA - Dental Assistant

Nuvia has been in the dental field since 2008 ever since she graduated from the Illinois School of Health Careers.  Her love and compassion for our patients are what makes her truly happy!  When she is not making our patients smile, she is spending time with her children and grandchildren. 



  MERCEDES - Dental Hygienist

Mercedes came to Skokie during her early teens from Peru. She graduated with a BBS from UIC and at SIU she received her BS in Dental Hygiene and was the 1st SIU Graduating Class in Community Dental Health Coordinator Certification by the American Dental Association.  Mercedes is an SIU Medical Dental Education Preparatory Program Alumni. Dentistry has been her passion and thoroughly enjoys providing the best care possible to all of her patients.  At home, she loves spending time with her husband, two children and exercising outdoors.





Leading Edge Dental Center
Michael A. Goone, DDS
4355 W. Howard Street
Skokie, IL 60076
Phone: 847-679-0110

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