We recognize that all of our patients are unique and deserve to receive orthodontic care that reflects their individual needs. Our experienced and talented team is committed to working with you and your family to create a comfortable, stress-free, and rewarding orthodontic experience every time you visit our practice. We are pleased to welcome you and your family, and we look forward to working with you.
Hi, my name is Angel. With the Petty, Bielik, and Burke team since 1999, I work hard to process insurance claims, verify insurance, and follow up with our patients and their providers. Our patients are such a joy to work with, and being able to help so many different people is what I love most about working in orthodontics. There are so many beautiful smiles to see!
I have one very precious daughter, Gianna, and a wonderful family with whom I love to spend time. My favorite pastimes are reading and hanging out with my daughter.
Hi, I’m Angie, and I look forward to getting to know you and your family. I have been a proud team member at Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 2006. I love talking with new patients and getting to know what each patient does for fun, school, work, etc. I like to know my patients so that I am able to give them the best personal service possible.
I am a native of Chicago and I grew up in this area with my mom, dad, and younger brother. In my free time I enjoy reading, watching movies, and going out with friends.
Office Manager and New Patient Coordinator
Hello, it’s nice to meet you! I am the office manager and new patient coordinator at our Frankfort office. I love getting to meet all of our new patients and seeing how the doctors interact with each patient to make their treatment a positive experience. I have worked in the orthodontic field since 1988, and loved every minute of it, especially seeing how the technology has advanced over the years.
I am originally from Tinley Park, and have lived in Orland Hills since 1999. I have two beautiful children, Austin and Madison. When I am away from the practice, I enjoy watching my children participate in all of their various activities, and of course, shopping!
Head Assistant, Inventory Control
Hi, I’m Carrie. I have worked at Petty Bielik, and Burke since 2005, and to this day I still enjoy being a part of this wonderful team. My favorite thing about working in orthodontics is interacting with our patients, playing games with them and sharing stories. The doctors have a wonderful sense of humor that helps make our practice a fun place to be. I am a native of Park Forest and I currently live in Aroma Park. My husband Henry and I have two children, Parker and Jake. In my free time I enjoy watching my kids play baseball, decorating, and anything outside. You won’t catch me traveling too often, or at least traveling by plane, because I definitely don’t like flying!
My name is Catherine, and I have worked at Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 2006. I love getting to know my patients throughout their treatment and seeing their beautiful smiles in the end! Our doctors are highly intelligent and we all have a lot of fun working together. We’re like a family!
I’ve been married to Bryan since May, 2009 and we have an adorable son named Ian. We love taking family vacations, and I enjoy doing photography, baking, and fishing!
My name is Dannie and I’ve been a team member since 2012. I look forward to meeting new people and making patients feel comfortable. I enjoy interacting and getting to know my patients on a personal level.
At home, I have a daughter named Isabella. In my spare time I enjoy watching her grow and being with my family and friends.
Hi! I’m Dawn, and I have been working with Petty, Bielik & Burke Orthodontics since 1994. I love my job, it is great be a part of our patients lives and to see how happy they are with their treatment outcome.
My husbands name is Jim and we have 3 children who keep us very busy. We also have a yellow lab – Patron – who we rescued from a shelter. We enjoy bike riding, fishing, going to plays and garage sale/ flea market hunting.
Hi, my name is Darlene and I have been with the practice for a little over one year, however I have been in the orthodontic field for more than ten years! I enjoy seeing how the results of orthodontics makes a person feel. Happy, smiling patients, is what makes my job so enjoyable.
I just recently got married to the best guy in the world, Wayne. I love working out and running in local races.
My name is Deb and I’ve been with PBJ since 2012, though I have more than 33 years of experience working in dentistry. In that time, my love for dentistry has never changed. I love meeting the patients, getting to know them, and seeing how happy they look with their beautiful smiles. Every member of our team, myself included, is dedicated to providing professional orthodontic care in a friendly environment.
I have been married to my husband, Dan, a CFD engineer, since 2012. Together, we have five children, Jim, Martha, and Dwight, and Shane and Jade. We also have two grandsons! In my spare time, I enjoy reading and scrapbooking, but most of all, I love spending time with my family.
Lab Technician-Oak Lawn
Hello! My name is Ellen, and I am the lab technician for our Oak Lawn office and records coordinator in the Frankfort location. I began working at Petty, Bielik, and Burke in 2006, after 22 years of experience in general dentistry. I enjoy working in orthodontics because of all the great people I get to work with, and all of the wonderful smiles I get to see each day.
I live in Peotone with my husband, two daughters, two dogs, and a cat. In my free time, I enjoy exercising with my friends, riding my motorcycle, and making cotton candy for Kate!
I joined the dental field in 2008 and have been a part of Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 2013. As an orthodontic assistant, it is my job to help the doctors with each treatment and make our patients feel as comfortable as possible. I have experience working in general dentistry, oral surgery, and periodontics, but I love orthodontics the best! There is nothing better than helping people feel good about their smile!
Outside the office, I enjoy spending time with family and friends.
Orthodontic Assistant/Surgical Coordinator
Hi, I’m Gerri! I have been working for Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 1984 as a certified orthodontic assistant/surgical coordinator. I love meeting new people and seeing the changes both in their smiles and their self-confidence. Our team and doctors have strong work ethics and very positive attitudes.
Outside the practice I enjoy family activities, music, motorcycle events, volunteering, and dabbling in photography.
New Patient Coordinator
Hi there, my name is Gigi and I am the new patient coordinator for the Oak Lawn Office. I have worked at Petty, Bielik, and Burke for more than five years. I love that the doctors are very unique in their own special way. They treat every patient as a special individual. I also love building a relationship with the patients and their parents. I like to make them feel comfortable and help them realize that they are making the right decision when considering orthodontic treatment for themselves or their children. It’s so much fun to watch patients progress through their orthodontic treatment and see the end result. What I love about my patients is the innocence when it comes to the children and the perseverance in the adults.
My husband of 28 years, Tony, and I reside in Homer Glen and have been there for 20 years. We have three children, Ashley, Daniella, and Brandon. I have one adorable grandchild named Ava. In my leisure time I enjoy spending time with my family and shopping! One thing I bet you didn’t know about me is that I am also a make-up artist.
Orthodontic Assistant & Spanish Translator
My name is Gricel, and I look forward to working with you! I have been an orthodontic assistant since 2007 for Petty, Bielik, and Burke. I love working in orthodontics, getting to know my patients, and using different techniques to give each patient their own unique smile. As an orthodontic assistant, it is my job to help our doctors with each treatment and to make sure that our patients feel comfortable during every office visit.
I have a son named Manny, and in my spare time I enjoy being with my family and friends.
Clinical Coordinator & Invisalign® Coordinator
Hello, my name is Heather and I’ve worked for Drs. Petty, Bielik and Burke since 2010, and have worked with Dr. Petty since 1999. Seeing all of our patients with great smiles makes my day!
In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, running, cooking, and refinishing furniture.
I am responsible for making sure all areas in the operatory and all instruments are sterile. I also assist my fellow teammates and doctors with whatever they need to expedite our patients’ care. In this field, you really have to be an energetic person, since things are so busy and need to run smoothly. I enjoy the challenges this presents, as well as the necessity for teamwork to be successful.
I am very close with my family and have a twin sibling. My favorite pastime is shopping. I love a good find in the thrift stores and reupholstering furniture in my free time.
Welcome! My name is Kate and I am an orthodontic assistant at Petty, Bielik, and Burke. I have worked here since 2006 and I still think it’s the greatest place to be! I enjoy getting to know our patients. Our patients are all so unique and it’s so great to see their smiles change over time. We have such a wonderful team and our doctors are always laughing and smiling.
I live in Plainfield with husband. I am the proud mother to a beautiful baby girl.
I am the Office Manager for the Oak Lawn office. I joined Petty, Bielik & Burke in 2015. I am so excited to be a part of the team! It’s my job to make sure everything runs smoothly. I love coming to work because I get to interact with people all day.
When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with my husband and my two wonderful children. We love going to my husband’s alma mater, the University of Mississippi, at least once a year for a football game and the best tailgating in the world.
My name is Lori, I have been working at Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 1989 as the inventory coordinator! I enjoy working here because of the people. Our patients are great and we have a wonderful team who are all dedicated to helping others. Orthodontics can have a great impact on a person, both inside and out. It’s great to see how happy our patients are and how much their confidence grows with each new smile. The doctors are knowledgeable, precise, and have a strong devotion toward their patients and the rest of the team.
My husband Ted and I have a son Tim, a daughter Abby, and our dog Rex. I enjoy reading and cheering for my children’s sports teams.
Hi, I’m Maggie! I work in marketing and appointment setting. I have worked in the orthodontic field since 2006 and at this practice since 2008. I enjoy working in orthodontics and especially getting to know the patients and their parents. I like being part of this team; their smiles, dedication to their work, and the quality they deliver makes each day a great day!
I live in Frankfort with my husband and and our two children. I enjoy running and working out.
Hi! My name is Marie and I have been with Petty, Bielik and Burke for over 33 years. I am the lab technician and I fabricate the retianers that help improve, protect and retain our patient’s smiles. I work with a great team of doctors and staff and know we make a difference in our patients’ lives by giving them a beautiful smile they can be proud of. I have 2 adult children who mean the world to me. I also have a dog, Nemo, who enjoys going on walks. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and watching the Blackhawks!
Hi, I’m Marybeth. I have been the financial coordinator for Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 2001, and have almost 30 years of experience in the field. I love talking with patients and parents on a day-to-day basis and seeing the amazing results our patients achieve. I feel very fortunate to work with such a great team of doctors and staff, who are all dedicated to providing exceptional orthodontic care with compassion and respect.
I have been married to my husband, Mike, for 34 years. We have two children, Christopher who is engaged to be married to Jen, and our daughter, Casey, who married her husband, Tim in 2014. Life is good!
My name is Meghan and I started working a Petty, Bielik, and Burke in 2013. I like working with patients, my co-workers, and the doctors. Building positive relationships with both patients and our team makes me look forward to coming to work every day.
I’ve lived in Cleveland, Ohio; Atlanta, Georgia; and for the past nine years here in the Chicago area. I was a cheerleader for ten years, including two years in college. Our cheer team in Atlanta traveled all over the United States and even competed on ESPN! I also love animals. Our family owns three dogs, two of which were rescue.
Hello, my name is Michelle. I am an orthodontic assistant and have been working at this practice since 2007. I really like working in orthodontics and seeing my patients before and after they receive treatment. It’s great to see the big smiles on our patients’ faces when we tell them they are going to get their braces off! The orthodontic team here is wonderful. Everybody has a great sense of humor, great personalities, and a strong sense of empathy for their patients. I love being part of this team!
I live in New Lenox and I enjoy reading, listening to music, shopping, hanging out with friends, and riding my scooter in the summertime. I also love watching music videos, gardening, and doing home repairs.
Hello there, I’m Mindy, one of our orthodontic assistants. It’s my job to make sure you leave our office with a smile! We always have fun things going on at our office, and most patients really enjoy coming here and spending time with us. My coworkers and I get along so well that it makes going to work feel like hanging out with my family!
When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, reading, boating, and playing with my dog.
Financial Coordinator/Orthodontic Assistant
I’m Pam, and it’s very nice to welcome you and your family to our practice! I have been with this practice since 2003, and currently work as the financial coordinator and orthodontic assistant. My favorite thing about my job is by far the patients! Seeing our patients’ smiles is enough to brighten anybody’s day. I also love working with such a dedicated team of people. The doctors and staff here truly care about their patients, and work hard to make each patient feel good about being here.
I am a lifelong Chicago native. My husband John and I are the proud parents of two children Carrie and John, and one beautiful granddaughter, Riley Ann. When I’m not at the practice you can often find me cheering on the Chicago White Sox (or at least during baseball season)!
I became a proud member of the Petty, Bielik, and Burke team in 2014, bringing with me ten years of experience in dentistry. At our office, I assist patients with appointment scheduling, translate for our Spanish-speaking patients, and answer the phones. I really enjoy meeting new people and being a part of their journey to a healthy and beautiful smile. I also love working with such a fun, warm, and caring staff, all who share the same goal of creating great smiles for our patients.
When I’m not at work, I enjoy shopping, spending time with family and friends, and spoiling my nieces and nephews.
Hi, my name is Sarah, and I’ve been with Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 2008. Both the staff and doctors are amazing people to work with. It’s so interesting getting to know all of the patients; each one is very different.
I live in New Lenox where I enjoy spending time with my son Lucas, boyfriend Joey, family, and friends. I also love horseback riding, traveling, and going to the beach.
Hello, and welcome! My name is Susie. I am the appointment and insurance coordinator, and I look forward to working with you and your family. I have been at this practice since 2003, and each day is a wonderful experience. I love talking with the patients and their parents and seeing all of the beautiful smiles that come in and out of our practice.
I am originally from Pampa, Texas and have lived in New Lenox since 1999. In my time away from the practice I enjoy being with my family, playing piano, gardening, and swimming. A little known fact about me is that I am also an elementary school teacher with a degree in music!
Hi, I’m Trish. Since joining the team in 2001, I have been answering phones, assisting our new patients, verifying insurance, and helping to schedule appointments. Each day, I can honestly say that I enjoy what I do! I love talking with our patients, and seeing first-hand how great a smile can make people look and feel. Our team is made up of fun, caring people. The doctors have a wonderful sense of humor that puts every patient at ease about their treatment.
I have lived in Oak Lawn for 25 years. My husband Bob and I have three children. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, gardening, and watching sports.
Dental Hygienist/Orthodontic Assistant
Hi, my name is Vicki. I am a dental hygienist and orthodontic assistant, and I love making our patients’ smiles glow! I have been working at Petty, Bielik, and Burke since 2006. I enjoy seeing the excitement on our patients’ faces the day they get their braces off and how happy they all are when they see their new smiles for the first time. Our doctors and staff members like to have fun, and it’s obvious how much they enjoy their work.
I currently live in Mokena and have been there since 2004. I enjoy photography, working out, being surrounded by nature, and bowling. I love cartoons and watch way too much Spongebob!
My name is Vicky, and I am very excited to welcome you and your family to Petty, Bielik, and Burke Orthodontics. I have been working at this practice since 2005, and have more than 30 years of experience in the dental field. I enjoy communicating with our patients and helping them have a positive orthodontic experience. I especially enjoy working with our special needs patients. My favorite thing about working in orthodontics is always the patients, and our patients are the very best!
I am a Chicago native, and have been married to Mike for ten years. I have two children, Joseph and Eric and 2 dogs, Sadie and Reese.