Our Team - West Chicago Dental Center
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Our Team

Working Together to Create a Dental Home

West Chicago Dental Center is a dental practice located in the heart of West Chicago, IL. Located right off of Roosevelt and Rt 59, it’s easy to get to with plenty of available parking.

Using new and innovative technology, West Chicago Dental Center is a chartless office with brand new equipment and chairs. Its design helps create an environment of comfortability and friendliness combined with professionalism and innovation.

The qualified and experienced doctors and staff are committed to excellence and are dedicated to providing you and your family with the best service and treatment possible. Having a positive relationship between a doctor and patient plays a crucial role in providing treatment. Ensuring communication and comfort between our staff and patients allow for us to offer the optimal treatment for a smile that you deserve.

All our professionals at West Chicago Dental Center maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay current with all latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Hetal Patel

Dr. Hetal Patel has been practicing for well over 10 years. He attended the University of Illinois at Chicago for his graduate studies and graduated with a degree in Biochemistry. He earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2007. Dr. Patel is a member of the American Dental Association and the Chicago Dental Society. He keeps up with current continuing education and new dental techniques. He will always want to provide the most comprehensive treatment care for his patients.


Dr. Patel is married to Dr. Sonal Mehta (also a dentist who practices at West Chicago Dental Center). They live in Naperville and have 2 children. Dr. Patel is a huge sports enthusiast and will talk about almost any sport at length.

Andrea Hernandez

Andrea has been in the dental field for the past 2 years.  She really enjoys making our patients feel comfortable and welcomed at their visits.  When she isn’t at work she loves to watch movies and hang out with family and friends.

Crystal Munoz

Crystal attended the College of Dupage dental assistant program and then started her dental assistant career.  She loves what she does and seeing patients leave with a confident smile makes her happy.  In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her friends/family and attend dance classes.

Joanna Garcia

Joanna loves interacting with our patients and ensuring their dental needs are met.  She also love to spend some quality time with her family and enjoys watching movies, baking and cooking.