Meet our Dentists Proudly Serving Blue Island, South Holland, and Dolton, IL!
Welcome to Ivanhoe Dental Group. We are open 6 days a week with morning, evening, and Saturday appointment times. We have 4 dentists and 3 hygienists on staff eager to meet you and your family’s needs. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care with high availability to meet your busy schedule.
To begin your journey towards a beautiful smile and a lifetime of good oral health, schedule an appointment today your Blue Island, IL area dentist, at Ivanhoe Dental Group in Riverdale. Our office can be reached at (708) 849-8627.
Dr. Exorphe grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. She graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelors in Nursing. During dental school, Dr. Exorphe mentored elementary students interested in a career in healthcare. Dr. Exorphe has a professional membership in the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry. Outside the dental office, Dr. Exorphe enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
Dr. Crystal Patel grew up in Addison, Illinois. She has one younger brother and a older sister who is also a dentist. Dr. Patel earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Finance at the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. She then attended the University of Illinois in Chicago, where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Patel enjoys running by the lake (when the weather is nice, of course), going to concerts, baking, and much more. Spending time with her family is very important. Her sister has twins that she absolutely loves to spoil! She recently caught the travel bug and has been trying to travel as much as possible. Her latest adventures have taken her to Spain, Portugal, France, Peru and India.
Dr. Kevin Patterson grew up in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. He then attended Northwestern University in Chicago where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Patterson is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Illinois State Dental Society. Dr. Patterson was also Past President of the South Suburban Branch of the Chicago Dental Society" Dr. Patterson enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and snowboarding.
Pianist, molecular biologist, engineer, and dentist are the words that can be used to describe Dr. Christopher Nguyen. Dr. Nguyen grew up in Fairfax, VA. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Nanomedicine Engineering at the University of Virginia. Following his undergraduate education, he pursued a Master of Biomedical Sciences degree at Midwestern University where he conducted research involving potential cures for Alzheimer’s disease. Finally, Dr. Nguyen attended Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Dr. Nguyen is extremely proud to be a part of a group of individuals driven by the goal of helping the community achieve better oral health. In his free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys watching The Office, skiing, and weightlifting.
Dr. Munther Salem grew up in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago. He received his Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Benedictine University. He then attended the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry, where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Salem is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Illinois State Dental Society. Dr. Salem has also been on two medical mission trips to Jerusalem treating special needs children. Dr. Salem enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and daughter. Dr. Salem is happy to be back in the South Suburbs where he grew up to provide excellent patient care to the Ivanhoe Family