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
  • Member of ADA

Amy P - Office Manager / Marketing

I work at Pennino Family Dentistry as the Marketing Director. I enjoy my position and love the challenge. 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. 

I love coming to work everyday because of our wonderful patients and our wonderful team. I feel both lucky and blessed.


Amy S - 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.


Carol - Front Desk Manager

I began as a receptionist at Pennino Family Dentistry in September 2015. I previously worked as a  paraprofessional for 15 years in Crystal Lake District 47. I helped in the classroom at most Crystal Lake schools from Kindergarten to 8th grade. 

I love working at Pennino Family Dentistry! We have the most amazing team and patients! Coming to work is so much fun!

I am married with three girls, I also have two grandchildren. My husband and I have lived in Crystal Lake for 25 years. 


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 7 years and love working in our team oriented, progressive enthusiastic office!

I 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!


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