Our Team

All professionals at Park View Smiles maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Dr.
    Samia Rageb Hempel
    DDS, MS

    Dr. Hempel is a friendly and dedicated practitioner who is always working to provide the highest quality of dental care to her patients. She is committed to ensuring her patients receive the latest proven methods of dentistry, as well as have an enjoyable patient experience and positive customer service in a comforting environment.

    Dr. Hempel is a Chicagoland native, originally from the near west suburbs. Dr. Hempel earned her Doctorate Degree in Dental Surgery in 2010 from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago, Illinois. She also completed a General Practice Residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

    Dr. Hempel is an Invisalign certified practitioner and is a professional member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society and Chicago Dental Society . She has also taught dental esthetics and smile design with the Pacific Aesthetic Continuum.

    When not in the office, Dr. Hempel enjoys spending time with her husband, Blake, and her Shorky, Lulu, and likes to scuba dive, boat, golf and travel to new places.

  • Elpida
    Dental Hygienist

    Elpida has been working as a dental hygienist for 15 years. She graduated from SIUC with a Bachelor's Degree in Science and Dental Hygiene. 

    Elpida's hobbies are volunteering her time to help others.  One of her memorable experiences as a dental hygienist was her missionary trip to Zunyi, China.  She also enjoys travelling all over the world, especially to Greece where her family is from.  She also enjoys to run and train for marathons.

    A new change in Elpida's life is she recently got married and had a baby girl!

  • Cindy
    Dental Assistant

    Cindy has enjoyed working alongside top dentists for 25 years. She is dedicated to emerging techniques and the latest in practice protocols which improve patient outcomes and maintain the healthiest environment for the patients and the team.  The well-being of patients is important to Cindy, and she strives to ensure an enjoyable experience. 

    Cindy's career started in Pennsylvania, moved to New Hampshire, and eventually brought her to Chicago.  She has loved her many years here!  She is a voracious reader, enjoys theater, museums, baking, travelling and trying to knit!! 

    Cindy is excited to be working alongside Dr. Hempel where latest techniques and technologies are applied to improve the overall health of our patients.

  • KarenLynn

    KarenLynn has been serving patients in various financial and administrative capacities for over 30 years. She is steadfast in addressing any and all patient concerns all while educating patients about dental treatment and insurance coordination. No concern is ever too big or too small.

    Born and raised in Chicago, happily married and mother of two sons. When she's not helping others, she can be found in one of her many gardens. A true animal lover, she has a menagerie of pets including one dog, two cats,one bird and one fancy bearded dragon.'

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