Dental Staff

All our professionals at Pennino Family Dentistry maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Douglas Pennino, DDS

Douglas Pennino, DDS

Dentist in Barrington, IL

Pennino Family Dentistry

Chase Pennino, DDS

Dentist in Barrington, IL

Pennino Family Dentistry


lindsayConnor Pennino, DDS

Dentist Barrington, IL

Pennino family dentistry


  • University of Iowa Dental School - 2017
  • CPR Certified


danaDana - Hygienist

Dana grew up in Arlington Heights, Illinois. She received her hygiene degree from Harper College in 1981 and continues to enjoy her 30 plus year career as a hygienist and has worked with Dr. Pennino for 17years.

Dana is a highly skilled hygienist who is both AED trained and CPR certified. She has taken many continuing education courses including administration of nitrous oxide and local anesthesia to make visits comfortable for her patients.

  • CPR Certified

rhettaRhetta - Assistant

Rhetta was raised in Cary, Illinois and has worked with Dr. Pennino since 1989.

From 1989 to 2016 Rhetta worked as Dr. Pennino's chair side assistant. Since 2016, she has broadened her responsibilites and currently manages the clinical section of the practice along with maintaining all sterilization of instruments. She handles all of our ordering, equipment maintenance and at times, still assists the doctors when needed. 

Rhetta was an instructor at the regional cerec training center and was responsible for the training of hundreds of dentists from around the country. This former paramedic also brings an additional level of safety to all of our patients.

She is the mother of a wonderful daughter and son and the grandmother of two awesome boys.

  • CPR Certified
  • Advanced training on Cerec

Amy - Office Manager/Marketing

I currently work at Pennino Family Dentistry as the Marketing Director. I enjoy my position and find it extremely challenging. Every day is a new day and I am continually learning new ways to share our "unique" and "patient oriented"  family business with others. Welcome to our office! 

Dr. Doug and I have 4 boys. Dr. Chase, our oldest son and Dr. Connor, our second son have joined our fantastic team. Both have been a positive and amazing addition to the office and our patients trust and value their skills. Our thrid son recently graduated from The University of Kansas in 2017 and our fourth son is currently enrolled at The University of Kansas working towards pursuing a business degree. 

Maria - Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist with 27 years of experience performing preventive dentistry and patient education to promote optimal oral health. I am a graduate from Southern Illinois University with an Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelor's Degree in health Care Management. I have been working for Dr. Pennino for 4 years and love working in our team oriented, progressive enthusiastic office!

I am married and have an amazing daughter. We love vacationing together, going to concerts and sporting events. I enjoy fitness classes at the gym, yoga, biking and running and I am blessed to be surrounded by wonderful family and friends!


Amy Swanson - Office Manager/Front Desk Manager

I began as a receptionist at Dr. Pennino's office in February, 2012. I previously worked at an insurance agency where I was the bookkeeper and account representative.
I enjoy working at Dr. Pennino's office because it is a very warm and caring environment for both our employees and patients.

I am married with two children. My husband and I live on a small farm in Woodstock where we keep sheep and chickens.

Jeanine - Front Desk

Jeanine began working at Pennino Family Dentistry in 2013. She works as a Front Desk Receptionist and as a Dental Assistant in our offcice. 

Jeanine grew up in the Huntley area. She is married with 3 very busy boys that all love to play baseball. 

  • CPR Certified
  • Trained on Cerec

Carol - Front Desk Manager

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