Meet Our Friendly Crystal Lake, IL Dental Office Staff
The first thing you'll notice when you walk into Randy Halihan Family Dentistry is the incredibly friendly and inviting atmosphere. Members of our staff have been hand-picked to provide you the best possible experience during your visit to the dentist. Learn more about our team below.
Casey , Administrative Assistant
A member of the Dr. Randy Halihan Family Dentistry team since 2014, Casey strives to create a welcoming and positive experience for patients, both existing and new. She believes that the positive energy and respect between the Doctors and staff members allow the patients to feel comfortable and a part of the Halihan Dentistry Family. She resides in Woodstock with her husband and two children and enjoys spending time with her family and teaching Jazzercise.
Trisha, Dental Assistant
Trisha has been with Randy Halihan Family Dentistry since 2008, on and off, taking time off in between to have her two children. She loves assisting and keeps coming back to the Halihan office. In 2009, she earned a coronal polishing certificate, to help with cleanings when needed. In her free time she enjoys keeping busy with her son Chase, daughter Payton, and fiancé Stuart.
Jeanette, Registered Dental Hygienist
Jeanette graduated from the College of Lake County dental hygiene program in 2005. She has been practicing dental hygiene with Dr. Halihan since 2006. She feels lucky to work in an environment full of respect, professionalism, and a lot of laughter. Jeanette strives to give her best to each and every patient to establish not only a healthy mouth, but a healthy rapport with each person. In her free time she enjoys traveling with her family, reading, and teaching/taking class at Jazzercise. Jeanette lives in Crystal Lake with her husband Andy, and two sons, Oliver and Everett.
Melissa, Registered Dental Hygienist
Melissa graduated top of her dental hygiene class from the College of Lake County in 2010. Melissa has been in the dental field for 15 years. She started out as a dental assistant and wanted to further her career into dental hygiene. Melissa has been with Dr. Halihan since 2011 and enjoys being part of this dental family. Besides her obsession with teeth she enjoys being outdoors shooting her bow & arrow, running, and hiking. Melissa lives in Wonder Lake with her husband Mike, daughter Mallori, and son Wade.
Katherine, Registered Dental Hygenist
Kathy is a 2003 graduate of UIC/Kennedy-King College Dental Hygiene School in Chicago, IL with an associates in science. She earned a Bachelors Degree in psychology from Loyola University Chicago. With over 16 years of experience in dentistry she enjoys getting to know all her patients as well as promoting and educating them during their hygiene visit. Kathy's goal is for each patient to leave feeling better about their oral health and experience. She is committed to continuing education and keeping up with the latest dental trends. When Kathy is not working she is spending most of her time in Cary with her husband Nick and their three children Trisha, Michael, and Christopher. She likes exercising, the outdoors and enjoys visits with family and friends.
Chelsea, Registered Dental Hygienst
Chelsea first joined Dr. Halihan Family Dentistry as a dental assistant in 2012, where she soon fell in love with the dental field. After three years of working with the Dr. Halihan family she soon realized she wanted to become a dental hygienist. In the fall of 2015, she paved the road to her career as she began the Dental Hygiene program at College of Lake County. After two full years of being in the program, she graduated top of her class in 2017. As soon as she graduated she was welcomed back to Dr.Halihan Family Dentistry as Chelsea R.D.H.. She was extremely thrilled to work with her dental family who lit the spark for her passion regarding the dental field. She has now been with the practice as a hygienist for two full years and is loving every second of her career. Her favorite part of this field is being able to educate patients about their oral hygiene, and as a result, helping benefit their overall systemic health in the process. When Chelsea is not in the office she is often found enjoying being a fitness motivator and cycle/spin coach. She loves spending quality time with her boyfriend, close friends, and family members. Chelsea is very upbeat, positive individual always trying to help and brighten people's smiles in and out of the clinical field.
Rachel, Dental Hygienist
Rachel has been working alongside Dr. Halihan since 2001. She started as a Dental Assistant and went on to graduate from the College of Lake County as a Registered Dental Hygienist. Rachel has always had a love and enthusiasm for all things teeth and prefers to show hers off while loudly laughing through life. She is a practical joker by nature and continues to keep her family on their toes with her spunky antics! You can see she has no problem sharing her humor and fun nature with her patients at their recall appointments. When she's not chair-side with her patients on Thursday's, you can find her running around town to baseball, softball, dance, tumbling, and everything in between with her four children and husband in tow. She enjoys staying active with group fitness and is sure to carve out her "me-time" with a good sweat-sesh alongside friends. Life stays a little furry thanks to her two black labs, Tug and Cooper, who are always good for a lick, bark, and stealing anything you leave on the counter! She feels beyond grateful for this life she calls hers.
Amy, Dental Assistant
Amy pretty much grew up in a dentist office. From filing charts, to doing sterilization for an after school job. At age 17 she wanted to follow in her mother’s footsteps, and become a dental assistant. In January of 2005 she graduated early from high school, and met Dr. Halihan to start her career in the dental field. She now has over 15 years of experience! While working full time, she then decided to go to beauty school, and has been a licensed esthetician since 2013. Out of the office she likes traveling to Disney World, crafting, Target runs, doing skincare for clients, and enjoys every free moment to be with her daughter Everleigh & husband Jason.