Meet the Team

Prasad Gonavarum, DDS
Dentist

A doctor of Dental Surgery, graduated from University Of Southern California (USC), Dr. Gonavarum graduated from one of the top schools in the United States in dental surgery.

Dr. Gonavarum has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for 25 years. He spent 11 years practicing in the Caribbean Islands (Jamaica, St.Kitts & Nevis, Anguilla, and British Virgin Islands) while he served as a senior dental surgeon in Anguilla, and as a chief dental officer in St. Kitts & Nevis.

Dr. Gonavarum has:

  • Attended several advanced courses in Cosmetic dentistry, Implants, and Endodontic (Root Canal Therapy).
  • Is a member of American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, and Illinois State Dental Society.

Dr. Gonavarum resides in Naperville with his wife and two daughters, and in his spare time, he enjoys time with his family and friends.

Pinky Arora, DDS
Dentist

Graduated from V.S. Dental College & University of Illinois, Dr. Arora received her dental degree from Bangalore, India and migrated to the United States in 1997. She supplemented her education by graduating from University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry in 2003 and has been in private practice since.

Dr. Arora believes in staying on the cutting edge of technology:

She has continued her education with advanced training in all areas of dentistry, including Tulsa GT Rotary Advanced Endodontics
She has earned certification in both Clear Correct, Invisalign, and Cerec.
She is actively involved in local community school programs and YMCA to promote dental health education.
Dr. Arora is a resident of Naperville with her husband and two children. When not practicing dentistry she likes to cook, be outdoors with kids and watch movies.

Lorelie Grise, DDS
Periodontist

Doctor of Dental Surgery, graduated from Loyola University, Dr. Lorelei Grise has been practicing periodontics for 23 years. She has extensive training in all non-surgical and surgical aspects of periodontal therapy and has been placing implants for over 10 years.

On top of her D.D.S. degree, she completed her periodontal training from Loyola University in 1993. She currently resides in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

She enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 daughters.

Kevin Wiseman, DDS
Orthodontist

Dr. Kevin Wiseman grew up in Indiana. He received his DDS from Indiana University School of Dentistry. During his residency at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Orthodontic, he successfully completed over 150 orthodontic cases.

Dr. Wiseman is dedicated to helping patients receive the beautiful smile they deserve. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling around the United States and spending time with his family.

Amber Wishnevski, DDS
Dentist

Dr. Amber Wishnevski is a native Chicagoan who earned her dental doctorate from Indiana University School of Dentistry. She was delighted to return home and begin practicing dentistry in the Chicago suburbs in 2008. She’s devoted to continuing education for the benefit of her patients’ lifelong care.

Dr. Wishnevski is a certified Invisalign provider, offering patients straighter teeth, a proper bite and healthier gums without brackets or wires. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Association and the Chicago Dental Society.

Away from the office, “Dr. Wish” enjoys fundraising for the Susan G. Komen Foundation and American Cancer Society, trying out new recipes, running, and spending time with her husband and daughter.

Kiranjot Chandi, DDS
Dentist

Dr. Kiranjot Chandi was born and raised in India where she received her Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from Subharti Dental College in 2007. After graduating, she volunteered her time to provide dental care to Adults and children.

Dr. Chandi began working with Smiles of Naperville as a dental assistant prior to starting her starting the Dental program at University of Chicago. In 2014, Dr Chandi graduated from the University of Chicago Dental school. Since then she has been practicing general dentistry, providing passionate care to her patients while making them feel at ease in the chair. Dr. Chandi is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi as well as English. She lives in Chicago and enjoys cooking, traveling and all kinds of outdoor activities.

Our Wonderful Staff

Whitney
Office Manager/Reception

Whitney was born and raised in the Chicago area. She has been in the dental field since 2006. She is certified in coronal polishing and sealant application. Whitney has experience working as an assistant but her expertise is managing the front desk.

Whitney enjoys running with her 3 dogs and spending time with her family and friends.

Maribel
Dental Assistant

Maribel grew up in West Chicago and has been working in the dental field since 1995. Over the years Maribel has worked in all areas of dentistry including orthodontics, periodontal and oral surgery. Maribel is passionate about what she does and likes to take the time to educate each and every patient about their oral health. In her free time, she enjoys watching movies with her husband and her daughter.

Manny
Dental Assistant

Manny was born and raised in the Naperville area. He has been working in the dental field for 5 years. He is very enthusiastic about his job and loves working with patients. Manny is currently in school and working towards becoming a dentist. In his time away from school and work, Manny enjoys going to concerts and sporting events.

Maria
Dental Assistant

Maria graduated in the Philippines with a degree in Dental Medicine. Combined with her knowledge, skills and years of experience in the dental field, she is committed to providing the highest quality care to every patient and making them feel at ease. She is also certified in Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants. In her time away from the practice, Maria enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and kids.

Nicole
Registered Dental Hygienist

Nicole grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. She graduated from Prairie State University in 2010 with her degree in Dental Hygiene. She is a part of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and numerous other dental associations.

Nicole enjoys getting to know each and every patient during their visit. Nicole is kind and gentle and will make a patient’s every visit to the dentist enjoyable. Nicole likes to spend time on her boat with her husband and her 2 dogs.

Rebecca
Registered Dental Hygienist

Rebecca grew up in Aurora, Il. She has been in the dental field for 28 years. She received her degree in Dental Hygiene from Praire State College. She enjoys interacting with her patients and getting to know their families. In her spare time she is an avid gardener and likes to travel around the world.

Yesenia
Reception

Yesenia grew up in suburbs of Chicago and has been in the dental field for 8 years. Yesenia is very knowledgeable with insurance and likes to take time to explain insurance benefits for each patient. She takes pride in what she does and wants to make sure each and every patient understands how their insurance works. In her spare time Yesenia enjoys cooking and spending time with her husband and 2 kids.

Dayna
Reception

Dayna was born and raised in the Chicagoland area. She has been in the dental field for 7 years. She started off as a dental assistant, after some time she started working the front desk. She loves working in the dental field and interacting with patients. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and her husband.

Samantha
Reception

Samantha grew up in Joliet, Illinois. She has been in the dental field for 12 years. She loves all the aspects of being an assistant, including getting to know each and every patient. Samantha is an outgoing person that will make you forget you’re at the dentist. Outside the office, Samantha enjoys spending time with her 13 year old son, and running with her 3 dogs.

Peggy
Reception

Peggy was born and raised in the Chicago area. Peggy has been in the dental field for over 20 years. She loves her job and finds joy in helping patients accomplish their dental goals. In her time away from the office she enjoys spending time with her 2 daughters and playing golf on beautiful days.

Mona
Reception

Mona originally grew up in Iowa and moved to Illinois for better opportunities. Mona has been in the dental field for over 15 years. She enjoys helping patients meet their dental needs. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with husband and grandchildren.