Since your comfort & health are our top priorities, Shoreline Dental Chicago’s staff is glad to assist you in any way. If you have any questions at all, from treatment options & sterilization to insurance concerns & paperwork, we’re here for you! We can assure you that you’ll enjoy your dental visit!

Shoreline Dental Chicago Team

Our exceptional, friendly staff is our greatest asset. All of our dental assistants & hygienists are licensed professionals who pride themselves on their current dental techniques & outstanding patient communication. With unmatched quality & integrity, they are dedicated to achieving the best possible results for you & your family.

Mollie K. Rojas, DMD

Dr. Mollie RojasMollie K. Rojas, DMD, earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Dr. Rojas has presented oral cancer research at numerous professional meetings & published several textbook chapters on cellular processes. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society & Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Rojas stays up to date by attending numerous dental seminars, researching the most current materials & technology, & reading various journals. Dr. Rojas’ dental interests include both cosmetic & general dentistry as well as Invisalign® aligners & ClearCorrect. She is a caring & gentle dentist who strongly emphasizes patient education & the development of comprehensive treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs.

Dr. Rojas has enjoyed volunteering her time & skills with Dentistry From the Heart over the past several years. She plans to continue giving back to the community while practicing at Shoreline Dental Chicago.

Dr. Rojas resides in the city with her husband, J.C., & son, Mateo. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, visiting the abundant number of restaurants & museums that the city has to offer, cooking, skiing & traveling.


Marybeth – Lead Dental Hygienist

marybeth-renfrowMarybeth earned her Associate Degree in dental hygiene from Prairie State College. She regularly attends a variety of courses & seminars, which allows her to remain up to date on the latest in dental hygiene, advancements in periodontics & the care of implants. Marybeth’s dental interests include head & neck cancers that affect the oral cavity & the effects of periodontal disease on the heart. Believing that good oral healthcare is not limited to brushing & flossing, Marybeth goes above & beyond to match the right at-home dental products & tools to each individual’s needs.

Believing in giving back, Marybeth is involved with several charities including the Caring Patriots Food Drive, Heels on Wheels & Back Packs for the Homeless. She also participates in community dental health education by dressing as “Dr. Decay” & visiting schools to teach children how to maintain good oral hygiene.

Marybeth resides in the South Suburbs & is an avid animal lover. On occasion you may hear her humming a few bars in the office, as she has a passion for singing. In 2009, she sang the national anthem at a Chicago White Sox game.


Kathyrn – Dental Hygienist

Kathryn- Dental HygienistKathryn graduated from Parkland College with an associate degree in applied science in dental hygiene. She devoted herself to her studies for several years & earned a 4.0 GPA. Kathryn believes that everyone should feel comfortable in their own skin, & that includes a healthy smile! Kathryn aims to start every day on a positive note & provide comfort & health to each of her patients. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her family, playing the piano & going on hikes with her dog, Sophie.


Tasha – Office Manager

tasha-gustafsonTasha began working in the dental field in 2002 as a business administrator & an assistant. She is familiar with many aspects of the dental field & is happy to assist you with anything that you may need. Tasha graduated from Harrington Institute of Interior Design in 2005 & loves to design in her free time. She loves being a mom to her two children, Avenelle & Evren. Tasha also enjoys outdoor activities & traveling with her family & friends.


Anel – Business Administrator

anel-leyvaAnel started her career in the dental field in 2001 as an assistant. She instantly knew that this was the career for her. Although now primarily a business administrator, she still enjoys assisting, especially with surgical & cosmetic treatments. Outside the office, Anel particularly loves spending time with her family & friends. She enjoys sports (an avid Cubs fan) & attends many games throughout the various seasons. She has a German Shepherd, Maya, & is enjoying every moment with her.


Melanie – Treatment Coordinator

melanie-perezMelanie graduated from DePaul University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in business offered by Driehaus College of Business. Melanie started her career as a dental receptionist, where she gained valuable experience performing many roles in a dental office. Melanie strongly believes in passing knowledge to her patients because an informed patient is a happy patient. In her spare time, Melanie enjoys home improvement projects, traveling & playing with her poodle, Coco. Her favorite place to visit is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. For the most beautiful scenic sight nature has to offer, she recommends visiting Clingman’s Dome in the Smokies.


Michele – Treatment Coordinator

micheleMichele started her career in the orthodontic field 23 years ago but then switched to dentistry because it offered a variety of treatments. She graduated at the top of her class in both cosmetology school & medical assisting. She loves making people smile & believes that our work really changes lives. Michele tries to show up every day with a positive attitude so she can help where needed & provide comfort & care to our patients. In her free time, Michele loves spending time with her family & daughter. She enjoys boating, fishing & hiking or just being outdoors enjoying the Chicago weather.