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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
High Quality Care of patient and work completed.
Paige Y.
Very friendly, kind, and professional
Casey C.
Dr. Ruffner was recommended to me by my son. As a new patient, the office was able to give me an appointment within a month’s time, and sent two reminders via phone and through text in order […]
Frederica K.
What a great group of people that take their time. My entire family goes to Maple Shade and we all really like them.
Linda C.
I received great care from my dental hygienist.
William S.
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.
I know the staff and they are super nice! They make you feel at ease. WE LOVE Dr Ruffner!
Makayla B.
Very friendly
Steven M.
Everyone at Maple Shade is great. Always friendly and helpful and they really care about you.
Heather M.
Excellent care and concern.
Ted S.
Wendy is a very good dental hygienist
Eric S.
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.
Dr. Ruffner is amazing! It was our son’s first cavity and Dr. Ruffner was patient and explained everything to our son as he went. Great experience from an outstanding doctor.
Mason S.
Everyone I came in contact with during my visit was very kind, and they appeared to be happy with their jobs there. They were efficient, and seemed to be experienced in what they were doing.
Diane F.
I tell everyone how wonderful you are, how Dr. Ruffner is. I have referred SEVERAL people to your group and they love you as much as I do!
Alicia L.
Friendly and very helpful staff! Karen is fantastic!
Melissa P.
We always receive friendly professional and efficient service!
Gabriel T.
Great hygienist. She is awesome. Makes it convenient for my schedule.
Gregory 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.
Dr. Rufner is EXCELLENT!! Indeed, all of the staff that i encountered were so friendly and helpful.
Theodore S.
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Phone: (309) 740-3901
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