Meet Our Team

Our Doctors | Our Staff

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Our Doctors

Deanne M. Schmidt, D.D.S.

  • B.S. Loyola University – 1985
  • D.D.S. University of Illinois – 1989
  • Post Graduate Orthodontic Residency University of Pennsylvania – 1992
  • Practice of Orthodontics Northbrook & Glenview – 1992-1993
  • Private Practice in Algonquin since 1993
  • Private Practice in Cary since 2006

Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Illinois Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • McHenry County Dental Society
  • Northern Illinois Dental Specialists Study Club 1997-2013
  • Algonquin/LITH Chamber of Commerce
  • Cary Chamber of Commerce
  • Board of Directors – Bears Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundation – 1993-2001
  • Northwest Suburban Chicago Study Club since 2010

Dr. Schmidt, a mother of two, enjoys hiking, golfing and skiing with her family.

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PeterFaith

Peter E. Faith, D.D.S.

  • Bachelor of Science University of Illinois - 1989
  • D.D.S. University of Illinois - 1993
  • Post Graduate Orthodontic Residency University of Pennsylvania - 1997
  • Private Practice in Hanover Park since 1998

Affiliations

  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Illinois Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Schaumburg Dental Study Club

Dr. Faith, a father of three, enjoys all sports and family activities.

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Our Staff

Treatment Coordinators

Donna

Donna - Treatment Coordinator

I will guide you through the new patient exam and your following visits until the appliances are placed. I have been in the dental field since 1991 and have been with Dr. Schmidt since the year 2000. I love to cross-stitch, scrapbook, knit and garden. I am an avid football and baseball fan and enjoy watching games with my husband and two sons.

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Julie - Treatment Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant

I have been in the orthodontic field for over 16 years. I live in Algonquin with my husband and 3 boys. We enjoy camping and going to sporting events. My boys truly keep me busy!! I am really happy to be a part of the Schmidt/Faith Orthodontic team.


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Business Assistants

Denise

Denise - Insurance and Scheduling Coordinator

I have been with Dr. Schmidt since 1998. My hobbies include bowling, cross-stitching, camping and watching softball games. I love frogs and spending time with my family, including three daughters.




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Jolene

Jolene - Business Assistant

I live in Lake in the Hills with my husband and three children. I have a dog and a cat. I am very active in my community. I love to spend time with my family and volunteer to help others.




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KatieH

Katie H. - Personnel & Office Manager

I have been in the Orthodontic field since 1994. I am very happy to be part of Dr. Schmidt’s team. I love spending time with my two children and making people laugh.




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Orthodontic Assistants

Erica

Erica - Orthodontic Assistant

I am new to the orthodontic field and I look forward to growing friendships and learning each day with this amazingly positive, warm and welcoming team. I have a beautiful daughter and four cuddly cats. I am passionate about animals and the environment. I enjoy being in nature, gardening, reading, golfing and being with my family.

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Ania

Jena - Orthodontic Assistant

I am a graduate from Elgin Community College Dental Assist Program and have been working in the dental field since 2011. I am truly grateful to be a part of the Schmidt/Faith Orthodontic team and enjoy working with the down to earth staff!

In my free time I enjoy painting, photography, and spending time with my friends and family. Including my beautiful niece and nephew!! I am a music lover, so I love going to concerts.

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Karen

Karen - Orthodontic Purchasing Agent

I have been in the Orthodontic field for over 25 years. I have worked part-time for Dr. Schmidt since 1993. My hobbies include boating, swimming and watching my daughter ice skate. We enjoy the Juvenile Diabetes Walk every fall, which is supported by Ron Santo.



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Kasia - Orthodontic Assistant

I moved to the United States in 2003 from Poland. I enjoy spending time with my friends. I love swimming, skiing and walking.





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Laura

Laura - Orthodontic Assistant

I attended First Institute Dental Assisting Program and have been in the dental field since 2012. I enjoy spending time with my 3 very active boys. I love orthodontics for the transformation that I am able to see in a patients smile over time.



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2320 Esplanade Drive, Algonquin, IL 60102 • phone (847) 854-1873 • fax (847) 854-3975