New Hygienist, New Website, Same Dedicated Dentist!

Anete is back!

After taking time off for maternity leave, our hygienist Anete has returned! She has two children: Valdez, a boy of 5 years old who is just starting Kindergarten, and Veronica, who just turned 2 years old. Anete is a Registered Dental Hygienist who started working with Dr. Chernoff in June of 2010. She graduated from the College of Lake County in 2009. Her native country is Latvia however she moved to the United States 15+ years ago. Anete says the main purpose for her profession as a dental hygienist is “to educate, instruct, and guide my patients in proper oral health.” I truly enjoy caring for our patients and look forward to meeting new ones!” Why does she enjoy working for Dr. Chernoff? “We have a great team here working with Dr. Chernoff, which allows us to take excellent care of our patients. We promote quality and comprehensive dental care.” Anete spends her spare time doing various outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, skiing, and spending time with her children.

Our New Hygienist: Erica

We would like you to meet Erica, our new hygienist. Erica is an experienced, professional, warm, and caring. Erica has been in the dental profession for many years; starting as a dental assistant in 2003. She has been a hygienist since 2013, having earned her Associates Degree in Applied Science with a focus in dental hygiene from Kennedy King College in Chicago. She takes pride in being part of a team that truly cares about their patients and being able to take time with each patient to individualize their care. Away from the office, Erica enjoys spending time with Family.

New Website!

Happy October! We hope all of our patients are having another great year. We would like you to know that we’ve recently updated our website! Visit us at to check out the new and improved version that has answers to your dental questions! We’ve made improvements with navigation, bright colors, and beautiful smiles. Patients can now use the tabs at the top to browse information about our dental team, our office, treatments, reviews, patient forms, our blog, and our contact information. And at the bottom of the page, patients can also use the website to make appointments. We would greatly appreciate it if you would take the time to check us out!

Our Mission

Dr. Chernoff’s mission at Arnold K. Chernoff DDS is to help you achieve a higher level of self-esteem, quality of life, and well-being, by enhancing the appearance, comfort, and function of your teeth. Our philosophy highlights the connection between your oral and overall health. The condition of your teeth can make or break your career and interpersonal relationships. They also support your quality of life in chewing foods of choice. Most importantly, they affect your health and your confidence. Our commitment is to help every patient achieve their dental health goals. Our mission is to listen,recommend options, and provide super care.

November closings

Dr. Chernoff’s office will be closed on the following days:

November 10 (Friday)

November 23 (Thursday)

November 24 (Friday)

We hope you all have a wonderful October and an exciting autumn!

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