Part of the Maple Shade Dental Group family
Maple Shade Dental of East Peoria
1001 Illini Drive, East Peoria, IL 61611

Our Team

The American Orthodontics Facility

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This week Dr. Kurt Whittet toured the American Orthodontics facility to evaluate options for continuing Orthodontic education.

Ortho Team

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Hygiene Team

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East Peoria Dentists

Erin Shanahan, DMD

General Dentist

Erin Shanahan, DMD graduated from the Southern University School of Dental Medicine in 1991 and immediately joined the team at Maple Shade. He has been a principal pillar in the growth and development of Maple Shade ever since.

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Kurt Whittet, DMD, MS

Orthodontist

After working 8 years as an electrical engineer, Dr Whittet attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine and graduated in 1999.  He then went on to complete a postgraduate program in orthodontics and to receive an M.S. degree in dentistry from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.  Dr Whittet enjoys orthodontics because it gives him the opportunity to […]

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Ravichandra Juluri, DDS, MS

Periodontist

After earning his dental degree, Dr. Ravichandra Juluri went on to receive a certificate in Periodontics and Oral Implantology and M.S. in Oral Biology from Temple University. Dr. Juluri has taught at Meharry Medical College where he received the 2009 Educator of the year award from the American Academy of Periodontology. He has also volunteered as RAM camp dentist and […]

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Jiaying Ren, DDS

General Dentist

Dr. Ren provides a wide range of services, including preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. She builds a positive rapport with her patients by actively listening and providing treatment options in a manner her patients can understand and choose from.

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East Peoria Hygienists

Jennifer Clarkson

Jess Frietsch

Linda Moushon

Nicole Breidel

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone was very friendly and extremely helpful
Raelene F.
I had a great teeth cleaning, the staff was very friendly and skilled!
Jeremy S.
Had minor surgery with almost no pain or bleeding. Doc and assistant were both very nice and comforting!
Wayne H.
A very good experience. The care given was top notch by the professional and friendly staff at Illini drive. Yes, I would recommend them!
Norman W.
The staff is very nice and very sensitive with people who have issues with going to the dentist. I didn’t go for a long time and now I look forward to going because they make me feel very […]
Jeff C.
Dr. Shanahan’ work is top notch and his manner is very kind and considerate. I think Stephanie was the dental assistant’s name and she was fantastic. She kept me apprised of what was happening […]
Bonnie I.
The office staff, especially Candy and Julie, are wonderful. They greet me and treat me like I am part of the Maple Shade family. Dr. Shanahan is wonderful as well. Also, the office is clean and is […]
John K.
My family loves Maple Shade Dental! Dr Shanahan is an Amazing dentist!!
Trista A.
I took my elderly mother to Maple Shade EP for her 1st visit this past week. Dr Shanahan tightened the wires that hold her partial in place, gave his recommendations, and had her fixed up in no time. […]
PhoebeSue
Everyone was very friendly
Cari S.
The staff, including Dr. Shanahan, were wonderful to work with. They always greet me with a warm smile and are willing to go that extra mile to make sure my experience is a positive one.
John K.
I’m always treated with friendly care. Everyone is so pleasent . The rates are great for my budget.
Mildred J.
The dental hygienist was very knowledgeable and nice. Made me feel very comfortable.
Matthew G.
The people that work there are so friendly they know me by name even when they see me outside the office those are the kind of people that make everyone keep coming back maybe that’s why I been […]
Terrell H.
Dr Shanahan is an extremely caring and gentle dentist. The staff at that office is top notch.
Denise D.
Great people to work with
Jeffry L.
Linda is a great hygienist!
Sandra B.
the staff are very enjoyable to be around. they take good care of you and provide such a nice environment to be in.
Gabrielle H.
Friendly and awesome staff. I am always satisfied with my treatment/cleaning. Highly recommended dental office!
Babette R.
Dental hygienist was one of the best that has ever cleaned my teeth.
Richard K.
Office Hours
Mon. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
1st & 3rd Fridays
Sat. – Closed
Sun. – Closed
Phone: (309) 222-8447
Fax: (309) 698-1205
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For appointments, call us at: (309) 222-8447 or
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For appointments, call: (309) 222-8447
Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (309) 222-8447
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