Dr. Glenn H. Shulkin, President

Dr. Glenn H. Shulkin Dr. Glenn Shulkin is President of The Dental Store, Ltd. Dr. Glenn was born and raised in Chicago and its northern suburbs. He currently resides in Buffalo Grove with his wife, Janice and their son, Bradley and daughter, Amanda. Dr. Glenn is the eldest child of Dr. Neil Shulkin, founder of The Dental Store.

Dr. Glenn was one of the first American dentists to be formally trained and to be certified as a trainer in the use of YAG laser. He has presented seminars and training on laser technology and implementation at The Dental Store to hundreds of dentists, and has lectured at universities, professional, business and community groups. The Dental Store was the first dental practice in the U.S. to utilize the Nd:YAG laser following FDA approval.

He received his Bachelor and Doctorate Degrees in dental surgery from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry, after attending Indiana University majoring in Chemistry. He also served as an assistant at two major dental laboratories in the Chicago area, Major-Monroe Dental Laboratory and Summit Dental Laboratory.

Dr. Shulkin was charter member of the Board of Directors and a member of the Finance Committee of the International Academy of Laser Dentistry (1990). He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Laser Dentistry, a member of the American Society of Lasers in Medicine & Surgery, the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, the International Society of Laser Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Group Practice, the Academy of General Dentistry, the Greater O’Hare Association, and a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute. He has earned hundreds of hours of continuing education.

Dr. Glenn Shulkin is co-author (with Dr. Neil Shulkin) of a textbook titled, “Professionally Speaking: A Marketing and Management Handbook for Dental and Medical Professionals”, which is now in national distribution. He has appeared on several television programs, including WCIU-TV, American Medical TV, and the American Airlines TV. He has also been the subject of several newspaper reports internationally.

Dr. Glenn enjoys racquetball, swimming, and basketball.

Dr. Elizabeth Shulkin-Cohn, Vice President

Dr. Elizabeth Shulkin-Cohn Dr. Elizabeth Shulkin Cohn currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. She was born and raised in Northbrook, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois at Champaign for her pre-dental studies, and received her Bachelors of Dentistry Degree and her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago. She graduated in the Honors Program at UIC and was nominated to the national dental honor society. She received an Award for Clinical Excellence from the American Equilibration Society.

Dr. Beth is a member of the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, the American Association of Women Dentists, the American Academy of Dental Group Practice, the Academy of General Dentistry, Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, and others. She has received special training in laser dentistry and air abrasive technology.

Dr. Beth is the youngest child of Dr. Neil Shulkin and sister of Dr. Glenn Shulkin. Her interests include all athletics, especially swimming and basketball, and music.

Dr. Tova Lennon

Dr. Tova Lennon is originally from Toronto, Canada. She earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Toronto in 2007 where she graduated as a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honors Society and received the Award for Excellence in Preventive Dentistry. She was also awarded an externship at the University of Sydney, Australia. Dr. Tova then completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency through Lutheran Medical Center in New York and continued as an attending dentist on their faculty supervising other residents while concurrently working in a general dental practice. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society and Chicago Dental Society.

Dr. Tova recognizes the importance of taking the time to speak with patients and her friendly, understanding style helps put her patients at ease. She lives in Evanston with her husband and four children and enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.

Dr.Scott McCarty

Dr.Scott McCarty Dr. Scott is a general dentist and has been with The Dental Store since 2010. Dr. Scott is experienced with many facets of dentistry such as restorative and children's dentistry. He is very excited to get to know and treat new patients. His friendly and welcoming style has proven successful with patients.

Dr. Scott originally grew up in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. He then moved to Chicago where he attended and graduated from Loyola University Chicago with his B.S. in Biology in 2005, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He received his D.D.S. from the University of Illinois Chicago, College of Dentistry in May 2009. Since graduation, Dr. Scott has gained extensive experience in all phases of general dentistry and keeps up to date with current technology and advancements through continuing education.

Dr. Scott currently lives in Glen Ellyn, Illinois with his wife of 10 years, Leah, and their three young children. His hobbies include traveling, movies, football and spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Asher Gelman

Dr. Asher Gelman Dr. Asher Gelman, DMD, earned his doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine where he was awarded the Academy of Dental Materials Student Award for Excellence in Scholarship in Dental Materials and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity Award for Undergraduate Scholarship. He continued his post-doctorate training in a General Practice Residency at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center, an affiliate hospital of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he gained extensive experience in dental implantology and prosthodontics. Prior to attending dental school, Dr. Gelman graduated summa cum laude from Yeshiva University with a B.A. in Biology.

Dr. Gelman has conducted research in modern aesthetic dental ceramics and presented that research before the International Association of Dental Research. His techniques have been published in the peer reviewed Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Drawn to dentistry both for its creative and technical aspects, Dr. Gelman has a passion for cosmetic and implant dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society, and is committed to lifelong learning through continuing education.

Originally from New York, Dr. Gelman now lives with his family on the North Shore. In his free time he enjoys playing guitar, brewing beer, discussing super heroes with his 7 year old son, chasing after his 4 year old daughter and changing his 1 year old daughter's diapers.

Dr. Robert L. Lubar

Dr.Robert Lubar Dr. Robert Lubar grew up in Chicago and along with his wife, Terry and their children, they currently live in Northbrook, IL.

Dr. Lubar received his dental training at Loyola University in Chicago and his specialty residency at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Lubar is an Oral Surgeon with a sub-specialty in Implant Dentistry and has participated in research and development for the popular Core-Vent Implant system. He currently lectures and teaches dentists on the use of Core-Vent Implants throughout the country.

Dr. Ghassan Souri

Dr. Ghassan Souri Dr. Ghassan Souri completed his postgraduate studies at Loyola University School of Dentistry in Maywood, Illinois and completed a Pediatric Dentistry Residency at Mott Children's Health Center/Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan. He completed several post-graduate courses in Advanced Orthodontics and T.M.J. From 1995 - 1997, Dr. Souri served as Dental Technical Advisor to the Head Start/Child Care Program for the City of Chicago. As a consultant, he recommended guidelines to the Head Start/Child Care staff and parents for adapting and updating health policies and incorporating useful dental practices.

In addition to making presentations to parents on preventive dental hygiene practices at several Head Start sites, he co-authored the Dental Health Education Handbook for Head Start. Dr. Souri is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry as well as the Dental Director of Infant Welfare of Chicago. He has won several awards such as the Illinois Primary Health Clinician Devotion Award in 2002, the National Association of Community Health Center Award of Excellence in 2011, and the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry Award in both 1998 and 2001.

Being a dentist was always a dream of Dr. Souri’s since his childhood. He enjoys dentistry because he believes that it is half science and half art. In his spare time he enjoys traveling and exploring different cultures with his daughter and son.

Dr. Susan Spain

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Dr. Sheetal Kalokhe, Endodontist

Dr. Sheetal Kalokhe grew up in India. She earned her Bachelor of Dental Sciences (B.D.S.) from Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pune, India. After practicing dentistry in India, she completed her post graduate course in Endodontics from Case School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland, OH. She is board eligible and is a member of American Association of Endodontics, American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and Indian Dental Association.

Dr. Kalokhe gets immense satisfaction by relieving a patient in pain and saving a tooth. She believes in treating every patient like family. Dr. Kalokhe is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.

Dr. Kalokhe lives in Chicago and in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her two girls, listening to music, cooking and reading.

Dr. Jason Brenner

Dr. Jason Brenner earned his doctorate from the University of Maryland Dental School of Dental Medicine and continued his post-doctorate training in a general Practice Residency at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, where he gained extensive experience in dental implantology and prosthodontics.

Originally from New York City, Dr. Brenner graduated cum laude from City University of New York Brooklyn College with a B.A. in Economics. He now lives in Lincolnwood with his wife and 3 children. In his free time Dr. Brenner enjoys spending time with his family, playing and watching sports, cooking and music.

Dr. Ken Arrieta

Dr. Ken Arrieta

As a Periodontist, Dr. Ken Arrieta believes that educating his patients is essential in the development of trust. He enjoys seeing that his patients are satisfied following their treatment.

Dr. Arrieta completed his undergraduate studies at Loyola University in Chicago in 1987 where he earned a place on the Dean's List. He then went on to continue his education at the Northwestern University School of Dentistry where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree in 1992. Dr. Arrieta continued his training specializing in Periodontics (the treatment of gum disease) at the University of Iowa, and he received his Certificate in Periodontics in 1999. He served as a teaching assistant for Prosthodontics in dental school. Dr. Arrieta was the Block Drug Guided Tissue Regeneration winner in 1998. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Academy of Periodontology and he is a Fellow in the International College of Oral Implantology.

Dr. Arrieta resides in Illinois with his one child. In his spare time, he enjoys hockey, tennis, and swimming.

Dr. Cynthia Chen

Dr. Cynthia Chen

Dr. Chen is very excited to join the Dental Store team! She graduated from dental school in 2006 from the University of Illinois, and completed a residency program and implant fellowship in 2008 at Southern Illinois University. Afterwards, she returned to Chicago and began working in private practice in the Chicagoland area.

Dr. Chen currently lives in Chicago with her husband and 2 sons. She enjoys anything that has to do with food—eating it, cooking it, baking it, shopping for it... She also enjoys yoga, hiking, reading, knitting, playing the piano and spending time with her husband and children. Her children are 2 ½ years old and 8 months old and she is fascinated by their growth and development. Someday, she hopes to master the art of Chinese calligraphy, needlework, flower arranging and ballroom dancing. She is trying to convince her husband to try ballroom dancing and yoga with her, but he is only interested in playing basketball. Dr. Chen is not much of a traveler, but she has visited Italy twice, and been to Hawaii and Japan. Over the past 10 years, she has traveled to Scottsdale, Arizona numerous times to participate in continuing education courses with her husband, who is also a dentist.

Once again, Dr. Chen is very excited to join the Dental Store team and looks forward to meeting you and your family. She will do anything she can to provide you the best care and to help you achieve your dental health goals.

Office Hours

Monday: 8:00am - 7:30pm
Tuesday: 7:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 7:30pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 7:00am - 3:00pm

Office Info

1061 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60193
Phone: (847) 301-0400