Our Team

Yummy Dental GroupAs a team, our vision is to be the preeminent pediatric dental practice in Chicago, known for excellent patient care, honesty, rolling out the red carpet for every patient, and treating every patient and parent who comes through our doors like family.

We look forward to welcoming you to Yummy Dental and Orthodontics!

-The YDOK Team

Dr. Yum

Dr. Grace Yum Pediatric Dentist

  • On-staff at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Other dentists and pediatricians refer their most challenging cases to her
  • Kids love her!
Dr. Rupal Naik Pediatric Dentist
  • She has been published in four dental research papers
  • Very gentle and has a heart for non-profit dental organizations
  • Kids love her!
Dr. Keyur Shah Orthodontist
  • Graduated #1 in his dental school class at the University of Toronto
  • One of the most talented and gentle people we've ever met
  • Kids love him!
Dr. Alia Ezziddin General Dentist
  • Sold her own successful practice in 2011 in order to move with her husband out of the country
  • Practices the most up to date and cosmetic dentistry!
  • Grown-ups love her!
Dr. Michael Higgins Dental Anesthesiologist
  • On faculty at University of Illinois Medical Center
  • Former president of the American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists
  • Kids love him!
Megan Dental Hygienist
  • Loves working with children and teaching oral hygiene!
  • Has a great sense of humor and makes visits fun!
  • Kids love her!
Mary Dental Hygienist
  • Is very detail-oriented and has a calming personality!
  • Selected as a dental school teaching assistant.
  • Kids love her!
Rocio Office Manager
  • Gets mentioned in Yelp reviews of Yummy Dental!
  • Works hard to keep our office running like a fine Swiss watch
  • Kids love her!
Marla Dental Concierge
  • Always eager to make patients feel at home
  • Loves kids and has three of her own
  • Kids love her!
Teresa Insurance Coordinator
  • Has a calming influence on many kids
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Kids love her!
Juana Dental Assistant
  • Loves kids and has two of her own
  • Has years of experience and is passionate about her work
  • Kids love her!
Martha Dental Assistant
  • Has a sweet and bubbly personality and put kids at ease!
  • Is a mother and loves to be around children!
  • Kids love her!
Carlie Dental Assistant
  • Has years of experience with kids.
  • Is passionate about her work.
  • Kids love her!
Keyla Dental Assistant
  • Has worked with children for many years.
  • Unusually calming influence on young patients.
  • Kids love her!

Chicago Dental Society Illinois Society of Pediatric Dentistry American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Illinois State Dental Society
American Association of Orthodontist Illinois society of orthotdontics Midwestern Society of Orthodontists
Yummy Dental and Orthodontics for Kids | Grace Yum, DDS | 773.281.8100 | 3500 N. Lincoln Ave • Chicago, IL | 1132 N. Waukegan Rd. • Glenview, IL