About Us

An experienced instructor will guide you through a module-based program with hands on training with the latest dental technology.

Karolina Lekarczyk-Plascencia — Program Administrator
Dr. Y Headshot
Dr. Yaroslav Yarmolyuk — Founder

Our Story

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.

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.

Meet Our Lead Instructors

Illinois Dental Careers is approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education and will prepare you for a successful future in the dental field.

Melisa

Melisa Campos

Melisa believes being a part of the Illinois Dental Careers is so rewarding and feels fortunate working with IDC dedicated and talented staff. Melisa’s favorite thing about educating in a dental field is meeting new people and seeing them grow professionally.

Roxanne Santana

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.

Johanna

Johanna Arce

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.

What Our Students Have to Say

I'm taking the orthodontic assisting class and so far I'm happy with my decision. The instructor is very friendly and helpful. She answers all of our questions. Very hands on course which makes me confident in finding employment afterwards.
Estafan Hernandez
From Harwood Heights, IL
I took the Ortho program here and Melisa was a great instructor, what we needed to know to pass and do well in the field was provided. Very pleased with the program and would recommend.

Juliana Garcia
From Harwood Heights, IL
I really love the orthodontic course, the instructor is really good at making sure that all of our questions are answered and it's very hands on which makes learning so much easier.
Jessica Bahena
From Arlington Heights, IL
Extremely pleased with my decision to pick this Ortho Program, and would definitely recommend. It’s very quick and easy learning and the class is very hands on.

Vanessa Delgado
From Rockford, IL