Meet the Team

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Meet the Dental Team

Our friendly dental team is here to ensure you have a great visit to Signature Smile Arts. Learn more about the team members you will meet during your visit below.

Pam Dewey

Office Manager

Pam has been working in the dental field for over 30 years. Pam joined our office in 1995. She is the first friendly person you will talk to or see when you contact our office. She is in charge of insurance, billing, financial arrangements and coordinating appointments. Pam is married to John and has one grown son.

Kim Yercine

Registered Dental Hygienist

Kim’s dental career began in 1977 as a certified dental assistant from Prarie State College. She later returned to PSC and graduated from hygiene school in 1984. Kim worked in her first office as a dental hygienist for 20 years. Most recently she worked 20 years at a local Homewood dental office. She has known Dr. Shore and his staff for many years and is very glad to have joined this dental practice.

It has always been her pleasure to develop a great rapport with her patients and to help them achieve their healthy goals. Kim enjoys live music with friends(pre covid) and summertime weekends in Michigan.

Deena Loretto

Dental Assistant

Deena is Dr. Shore’s chairside assistant. She has been in the dental field for 15 years. Deena states “what I enjoy most about what I do is helping the patients feel comfortable while we are treating them.” When not working, Deena enjoys shopping, cooking and spending time with her pets.

Vanessa Gajewski

Registered Dental Hygienist

Vanessa graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree from Indiana University Northwest. In 2022, She started at Signature Smile Arts as a dental hygienist. While attending school, She also previously worked with Dr. Shore as a dental assistant. She enjoys helping patients feel comfortable at the office and also ensuring that patients leave confident in their oral hygiene habits. In her free time, she likes to travel and spend time outdoors with her dog, Benji.

Elizabeth Davis

Marketing Coordinator / Insurance Specialist

Elizabeth joins our team with over twenty years of experience in the dental field. Liz is a new addition to our office family. Liz is in charge of front office duties, scheduling patients, patient management, and advertising/ marketing coordination. Liz is a Homewood/ Flossmoor native and is happily married to her husband Jessie and has two daughters Naomi and Avery. In her free time, Liz enjoys traveling, movies, and game night.

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18114 Gottschalk Ave.
Homewood, IL 60430-2208


Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:   7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM *
Sunday: Closed
  *By Appointment

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