Julia Goma, RDH

Julia Goma is our wonderful Director of Hygiene. She has the ability to make every patient feel comfortable and continuously puts a smile on all the faces around her. Julia has been a dental hygienist since 2006. She completed her degree at University of Missouri-Kansas City. She believes that The Dental Store is a truly state of the art office and innovative practice. She recognizes that the management is dedicated to remaining up to date with current technology and practice guidelines. This allows her to be able to provide her patients with the hightest quality care, which is very important to her. When she is not perfecting her patients' smiles, she enjoys cooking, fitness, and traveling all over the world to places like South America, Europe and the Carribean.

Ana Alvar, RDH


Ana has been a Dental Hygienist since 2005. Born and raised in the Philippines, she migrated to the United States is 2000. Ana graduated from Harper College in Palatine, IL with her Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene in 2005 with certification to provide local anesthesia. Ana is committed to giving the best quality care to all her patients with a goal to have every individual leave with a smile. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling with her husband, Manny, and playing tennis and biking.

Jacqueline Weil, RDH


Jackie graduated from Harper College with a degree in Dental Hygiene in 1987. She is proud to be a member of The Dental Store team since 2010. Jackie strives to perform excellent patient care in an informative and professional manner. Jackie enjoys spending time with her family and the outdoors.

Lana Colantuono, RDH

Lana graduated from the College of DuPage in May of 2010 with her Associate's Degree in Dental Hygiene. She happily joined our team of hygienists during the summer of 2014. She is certified in administering local anesthetic and performing adjunct laser treatments for gingival health. Lana is dedicated to the overall health of every patient she sees by addressing their questions and specific needs. Her passion for dentistry drives her to continuously challenge herself to learn the most recent information in education and technology in order to provide her patients with the best care. When she is not in the office she enjoys spending time with her dog, Arty and is drawn to HBO and AMC television programs.

Tanya Barabasz, RDH

Tanya began her career in the dental field in 2010 at The Dental Store as an orthodontic assistant. While working, she obtained her Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Northeastern Illinois University. Her love for the dental field and providing patients with compassionate, quality care quickly grew and she decided to apply to Kennedy King's Dental Hygiene program. Upon completion of the Dental Hygiene program in 2015, Tanya became a part of the hygiene team here at The Dental Store. She strives daily to provide patients with personalized care and education in order to make every visit valuable.

Kinnari Desai, RDH


Kinnari moved to Illinois in 2015, she graduated from I.U.P.U.I. with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. She then attended Ivy Tech College and in 2013 received her Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene. Kinnari has been a valued team member at the Dental Store Since 2016. Her ultimate goal is to provide quality care to all her patients. She finds the most important aspect of her job is to not only educate patients on dental care, but to help maintain their overall health. She regularly attends continuing education courses. When she’s not traveling with her husband, Kinnari loves to spend quality time with her family and friends. She also enjoys watching TV shows and outdoor activities.

Malini Palagati, RDH

Malini Palagati

Malini graduated from Harper College in 2008 with a degree in Dental Hygiene. Malini joined The Dental Store team in 2014 and strives to always give excellent patient care and have the patient leave with a smile on their face. In her spare time Malini enjoys running, reading and cooking.

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