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Krueger Dental Associates | Our Team in Evanston


 Dr. Robert S. Krueger, DDS 
1601 Sherman Avenue, Suite 400 | Evanston, IL 60201


Our Team




Patti Krueger, MBA, FAADOM - Practice Administrator

A native of the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Patti graduated from St. Louis University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and earned a Master of Business Administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.  She has over 25 years experience in health care operations management and as a dental practice management consultant. Patti developed her passion for dentistry when she was asked to help with a new dental practice start-up in the early 90's. She is a licensed corporate and personal life coach, known for her ability to develop teams and create effective systems for successful practice operations. Patti also specializes in helping female executives and professionals with work-life balance and leadership issues.  She is a lifetime member of the American Association of Dental Practice Managers and serves as the Chicagoland Administrative Facilitator for Smile Source.  

Patti is an advocate for breast and ovarian cancer issues and volunteers for many community and cancer awareness programs. Recently, Patti became a member of  the Sing to Live choral group which  celebrates hope and survival for people whose lives have been touched by breast cancer and was recently appointed to its Board of Directors. She was an active member for 7 years on the board of directors of PACTT, an organization for autistic children.

When she is not busy assisting patients and managing the practice, Patti enjoys spending time with family and friends.  She loves reading, movies, cross-stitching, crocheting, walking, Italian cooking, fine wine, entertaining, and travel.



Marianne Dominick - Registered Dental Hygienist 


Marianne earned an Associate’s degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene from William Rainey Harper College.  She is a member of the North Suburban Dental Hygienist’s Association where she has served as a board member.  Marianne brings 16 years of varied and valuable dental experience in general and pediatric dentistry, specializing in adult and pediatric patients with special needs.  She has attended many continuing education courses throughout her career. 

Marianne grew up and still resides in Mt. Prospect.  In her spare time she enjoys, music, dancing, cooking and spending time with her family.

"It's my goal and my pleasure to help you obtain a healthy, confident, and beautiful smile in the relaxed and comfortable environment of our office."




Elizabeth "Liz" Kody - Registered Dental Hygienist  

MarianneLiz received her Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.  She achieved a perfect score on the clinical portion of the Northeast Regional Board exam and is licensed in Nitrous Oxide sedation and local anesthesia.  Liz enjoys attending continuing education clases to stay up to date on the ever-changing healthcare profession.

A native of Arlington Heights, Liz is the oldest of four siblings and her immediate family all reside in the Chicagoland area.  She loves traveling to warm climates, especially to her family's vacation home in St. Pete Beach, Florida.  Liz enjoys cooking vegetarian dishes, cardio workouts in the gym, swimming, snorkeling, boating and kayaking.  She also takes pleasure in attending outdoor music festivals in the summertime.

Liz is a huge animal lover and is a member of the ASPCA.  The Alzheimer's Association is another cause close to her heart. Each year Liz teams up with friends and family to raise funds that aid in research and awareness of the devastating disease that has touched her family.  Every September they celebrate their achievements by walking with many others in the annual Chicago Memory Walk along the lakefront.  Liz currently resides in Evanston with her cat, Skylar.

"I look forward to getting to know you, your friends, and your family! As your dental hygienist, I am committed to do my best to ensure a comfortable, enjoyable experience while being your partner in maintaining or achieving optimal periodontal and overall health."


Erlinda Dona - Senior Dental Clinical Assistant


A native from the Philippines, Elinda attended dental school, earned a D.M.D. degree and practiced dentistry in her home country for 24 years. She came to the Chicago area in 1998 and joined Dr. Krueger in September as his primary dental assistant. Erlinda helps make your dental visit warm and comfortable. She is trained to do our in-office ZOOM® whitening system to give you a brighter, whiter smile!

Erlinda resides in Skokie. In her free time Elinda enjoys sewing custom boys' outfits and swimming. She loves dogs! She has three grown children and is the proud grandmother of one grandson, Calvin, who lives in California.



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