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Maple Shade Dental of Peoria
11825 N. Knoxville Ave., Dunlap, IL 61525

Our Team

Maple Shade Dental of Peoria Staff

Ortho Team - Ketra, Natalie, Christy, Karessa

Front Desk Team - Kelly, Tonya, Trista, Christine, Lexi

Dental Assistant Team - front row: Richard, Kanishia, Nichole, Jaimee; back row: Clair, Maranda, Ginger

 

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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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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Timothy Ruffner, DDS

General Dentist

Timothy Ruffner, DDS and his wife moved from Redwood Valley, CA to be closer to their children who live in the Midwest. Dr. Ruffner graduated from Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in California. He began his career as a family dentist in Ventura, CA where he worked for 6 years. Moving to Redwood Valley, CA he continued his practice […]

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Catherine Loner DMD, MS

Orthodontist

Dr. Loner received her Doctorate of Dental Medicine and Masters in Biology from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. She earned an additional Masters in Dentistry with a Certification in Orthodontics from Saint Louis University in Missouri. Dr. Loner specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of orthodontic needs for children, adolescents and adults. She is Invisalign® […]

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Peoria Hygienists

Jennifer C.

Jill B.

Karen H.

Shari S.

Telitha C.

Wendy B.

Smiles and Celebrations

The Ortho team celebrated with a baby shower during lunch today for assistant Natalie and her baby girl – arriving soon!

The staff threw a baby shower for our dental assistant Jaimee. We are excited to see our work family continue to grow.

Office Manager Trista and Lead Assistant Maranda along with Sir Floss A Lot appeared at the red carpet welcoming of Santa Claus this year at the Northwoods Mall.

Office Manager Trista and Lead Assistant Maranda along with Sir Floss A Lot appeared at the red carpet welcoming of Santa Claus this year at the Northwoods Mall.

Office Manager Trista and Lead Assistant Maranda along with Sir Floss A Lot appeared at the red carpet welcoming of Santa Claus this year at the Northwoods Mall.

The Dunlap team during our Solar Eclipse picnic so we could view the event as a team!

Dr. Shanahan, Karen, Shari, Maranda, Nichole, Clair, Sarah, Kanishia, Christine, Tonya, Lexi, Kelly and Trista

The Dunlap team during our Solar Eclipse picnic so we could view the event as a team!

Dr. Shanahan, Karen, Shari, Maranda, Nichole, Clair, Sarah, Kanishia, Christine, Tonya, Lexi, Kelly and Trista

The Dunlap team during our Solar Eclipse picnic so we could view the event as a team!

Dr. Shanahan, Karen, Shari, Maranda, Nichole, Clair, Sarah, Kanishia, Christine, Tonya, Lexi, Kelly and Trista

The American Dental Association

Maple Shade Periodontist, Dr Ravi Juluri, attending a dental committee at the American Dental Association in Chicago this past weekend.

Congratulations to Dental Hygienist Shari Schmit!

This month marks her 30 year anniversary with Maple Shade Dental Group. Dr. Erin Shanahan, Clinical Director, presented Shari with a 30 years of service plaque and the staff shared memories of Shari through the years during their lunch time celebration.

The American Orthodontics Facility

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


Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Everyone is friendly and cares about my dental health. True professionals.
Steven G.
Love the overall experience and staff…always feel comfortable when I’m there
Bobbi H.
Doctor Ruffner is amazing! He really cares about his patients and about the work he does. He knows I have terrible anxiety but he still wipes the tears away when I’m having a hard time. I […]
Sara L.
Everyone is friendly and I get great dental service
Philip G.
My dental hygentist was beyond excellent. Wendy is super professional and a wonderful representative of maple shade dental
Stephen C.
I always feel like I am treated with respect and kindness. I receive wonderful care by the hygienist and Dentist. The office staff is friendly and very helpful. I look forward to my twice a year […]
Kathy W.
Quick, effective appointments. Good prices and payment options. Great staff. Awesome service and results.
Nichole D.
Friendly and no pain
Steven M.
What a GREAT dental office!! The staff & doctors are wonderful & caring professionals. Every time I go there it feels like visiting family. If you are looking for a dental office that cares […]
Deborah P.
We always have a great experience at Maple Shade. My kids love going to the dentist!
Caitlyn C.
I’ve been a patient at Maple Shade for 27 years. That should tell you all you need to know about the type of dental practice it is. Everyone there is tops.
Steven G.
Theo is 3. This was his first dental exam. He was not scared. Karen showed him her tools and practiced on his fingers to make sure he had an idea of what was to come. She seemed to put him at ease. […]
Theodore T.
Fast, friendly and professional service. I always know I’ll be taken care of.
Clark B.
Always excellent service from the entire staff!
John M.
Dr. Ruffner and his assistant are both great,
Kevin S.
I really love the staff and I was in and out quickly. The dentists themselves are friendly and informative.
Leeann D.
Great service from the staff, dental assistant and dentist!!!
Alfanso P.
My dentist and the staff were very friendly and helpful!
Jera D.
Friendly staff w/ hardly any delays
Ellen S.
Every person in the office is so friendly and accommodating, and my dental health has improved drastically since I started going to Maple Shade.
Katie D.
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Tue. – 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed. – 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thu. – 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri. – 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Phone: (309) 740-3901
Fax: (309) 243-9061
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