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. Karrie Lee
Pediatric Dentist
  • Has a very calming influence on children
  • Originally from Southern California
  • 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. Mariah Zach
General Dentist
  • Dedicated to maintaining healthy, happy, beautiful smiles.
  • Highly advanced knowledge of innovative dental technology for treating teens and adults.
  • Parents 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!
Dental Hygienist
  • Loves working with children and teaching oral hygiene!
  • Has a great sense of humor and makes visits fun!
  • Kids love her!
Dental Hygienist
  • Is very detail-oriented and has a calming personality!
  • Selected as a dental school teaching assistant.
  • Kids love her!
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!
Dental Concierge
  • Always eager to make patients feel at home
  • Loves kids and has three of her own
  • Kids love her!
Insurance Coordinator
  • Has a calming influence on many kids
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Kids love her!
Concierge / Insurance Coordinator
  • She is extremely detail-oriented
  • She is very friendly
  • Kids love her!
Dental Assistant
  • Loves kids and has two of her own
  • Has years of experience and is passionate about her work
  • Kids love her!
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!
Dental Assistant
  • Has years of experience with kids.
  • Is passionate about her work.
  • 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 | 3500 N. Lincoln Ave • Chicago, IL | 773.281.8100 | 1521 Waukegan Rd. • Glenview, IL | 847.729.4700