The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our dentist's and hygienists' training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Joon Sun
Dentist in Naperville, ILWhite Eagle Family Dentistry
Dr. Sun received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1988. She also received her Masters in Public Health from Harvard School of Public Health in 1988. She completed her general dentistry residency program at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. Since then, Dr. Sun has been in private practice for more than twenty-four years. She enjoys providing many areas of dentistry.
Dr. Sun strives to provide the highest quality of dentistry to the whole family. She is passionate about her work and her patients. In keeping with this commitment, she attends continuing education seminars to stay abreast with the latest techniques and technology in dentistry.
Dr. Sun also has a strong commitment to service. For many years, she and her family traveled with a team of dentists and hygienists to provide free dental care to the people of Jamaica. Every month, Dr. Sun travels to downtown Chicago to provide free dental care to the homeless through the Pacific Garden Mission.
Dr. Sun and her husband have three daughters and a son: Christina in medical school, Katie a senior in college, Michael in high school, and Lauren in junior high school. Outside of the office, she and her husband are busy keeping up with the extracurricular activities of Michael and Lauren.
Karin Carson, Hygienist
Karin graduated from Illinois Central College in East Peoria, IL with a degree in dental hygiene in 1981. She completed both the National Board and the Northeast Regional Board and is licensed by the State of Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Karin has additional certificates in the administration of local anesthesia and in use of the soft tissue laser for periodontal therapy. She has been with White Eagle Family Dentistry since 2006.
Karin keeps up with advances in dentistry through continuing education and dental hygiene periodicals. She enjoys interacting with patients from kids to adults and feels that educating patients regarding their oral health is as important as any treatment she provides.
Pamela Kollias, Registered Dental Hygienist
In 2004, Pam received her Dental Hygiene degree from the College of DuPage. She was honored to be the recipient of the HuFriedy Golden Scaler Award and was also a finalist in the colleges search for the Female Outstanding Student Award. Pam has been trained and certified in CPR, administration of local anesthetics, and use of the Odyssey Laser for periodontal therapy. Her prior experience in the dental field includes dental assisting and managing a multi-practice dental office.
Pam joined White Eagle Family Dentistry in 2009 and thoroughly enjoys treating and building relationships with the patients in our office.
Keeping herself up to date with the latest in care and treatment, as well as current advances in dentistry, allows her to better educate and care for her patients.
Christina Geary, Registered Dental Hygienist
Christina graduated from the Kennedy-King Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2011. She was previously a Dental Assistant for nine years before returning to school and pursuing her career as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Christina is dedicated to the profession and assessing oral health care to her patients. She enjoys educating others on good oral hygiene and maintaining optimal oral health. Christina is also certified in administration of local anesthesia.
Jill Mennenga, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jill received her Dental Hygiene degree from Parkland College in Champaign, IL in 1993. She is Board Certified, and also had her certification in local anesthesia. Jill has worked as a Registered Dental Hygienist in our office since February 2011.
In her spare time, Jill loves to volunteer at her daughters' school and attends their many activities! You can schedule with Jill at our office on Saturdays.