Dr. Brian Homann
Dr. Brian Homann is a general dentist located in Elk Grove Village.
Dr. Homann grew up in the Rockford area. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Physics. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and has been practicing dentistry in Elk Grove Village and Chicago since that time.
Dr. Homann is currently an adjunct professor at the U of I College of Dentistry and oversees students at an offsite clinical facility. He was part of a team that published a scientific paper in Oral Oncology regarding an early oral cancer screening technique.
Dr. Homann is an active volunteer and has been recognized by the American Dental Association with the 2020 10 Under 10 award (recognizing 10 of the top young dentists in the United States) as well as by the Chicago Dental Society with the 2014 Vision Award for his work with the underserved populations. He also volunteers his time on a dental advisory committee to help expand access to dental care in the Chicagoland area.
In his free time, Dr. Homann is an avid runner and has finished numerous races, including the Chicago Marathon and the Great Illini Triathlon. Dr. Homann is married to Jessika, a 5th grade teacher. Together, they have three children, Vivian, Dexter, and Beatrice.
Dr. Homann’s memberships include:
- American Dental Association
- Illinois State Dental Society
- Chicago Dental Society
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon- National Dental Honors Society
- Spear Study Club
Linda – Hygienist
Linda has worked for our office for over 25 years as a dental hygienist. She graduated from William Rainey Harper College in 1985 with an Associate Applied Science degree. For Linda, the best part of working at our office is the opportunity to work with our patients to help them achieve optimal oral health. Linda is committed to keeping up to date with the advancements of dentistry, and she gives each patient her undivided attention and professional care. She is friendly, dependable, and efficient. She also likes to pitch in and help her coworkers when she has downtime. The patients make her feel like she has a huge extended family!
Linda has been married to her husband, Scott, for over 30 years. They have 3 children: Andrew, Kera, and Kyle as well as one grandson.
Swina – Registered Dental Hygienist
Swina joined our team in 2016. Swina graduated from the Harper College Dental Hygiene program and received her Associates in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Swina enjoys building long term relationships with current patients and our new patients who come to our office. Swina provides high-quality care to our patients by listening to their concerns and focusing on each patient’s individual needs. Swina enjoys talking with patients about current oral health topics and is always looking for new ways to improve their smiles.
Swina grew up in Elk Grove Village and is a graduate of Elk Grove High School. Swina is currently living in Des Plaines with her husband of over ten years Kinjal and are proud parents of two adorable boys. In her free time, Swina enjoys watching and cheering on her two children at all of their sporting events. She also volunteers her time in the dental field as well at her children’s school events.
Karen – Office Manager
Karen joined our team in 1989. She is one of the friendly faces you will see when you come to Dr. Homann’s dental office. Karen has been in the dental field over 40 years. She enjoys working with our awesome team and keeping the office running smoothly and efficiently. Karen also can be seen representing our practice at events throughout the Elk Grove community.
Karen is a longtime resident of Elk Grove Village. She is married to her high school sweetheart, Leon. They have been together for over 35 years. Together they have three wonderful, successful children who live throughout the United States and an adorable little dog, Luna. Outside of the office, Karen loves taking care of her garden, enjoys her art class, and especially enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Sandra – Patient Coordinator
Sandra joined our team in May 2015. She is the other smiling face you will see when you walk in the door at Dr. Homann’s dental office. Sandra can be found assisting with all aspects of the dental office. She is even certified in coronal polishing. Sandra represents our practice throughout the Elk Grove community.
Sandra was born and raised in New Jersey and currently lives in Arlington Heights for over with her four beautiful children: three daughters and a son. When Sandra is not busy with her children’s activities such as cheerleading, wrestling, and hockey, she enjoys being with the people who mean the most to her!
Jessica – Dental Assistant
Jessica is our newest team member and joined our team in October 2019. Jessica is very happy to be a part of Dr. Brian Homann’s team where everyone is always working together and ready to provide high-quality dental care. Jessica completed her dental assisting program in Elgin and feels very blessed to be able to work in a field that has always been her passion. Jessica is fluent in Spanish and also enjoys making patients feel comfortable as well as getting to know them.
In Jessica’s free time, she likes to work out, spend time with loved ones, and travel. Jessica looks forward to meeting all of you in person!
Shari – Assistant and Clinical Operations Coordinator
Shari joined our team in November 2018 when her previous dentist of over 20 years retired. Shari worked as a dental assistant for 20 years before transitioning to the front desk. Shari has worked in every part of a dental office, including being a clinical office manager, patient advocate, assistant, and treatment coordinator. Shari enjoys being a part of Dr. Homann’s team.
Shari grew up in Elk Grove Village and now resides in Bartlett with her husband Ron and an ever-changing family of rescue pets. She is culturally active with the Finnish American Society and travels to the upper peninsula of Michigan as often as possible.
Candice – Registered Dental Hygienist
Candice graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at William Rainey Harper College with an Associates in Applied Science. She grew up in the dental field by watching her grandfather and father practice dentistry together. From an early age, she knew she wanted to work in this field because of the exposure they had with their patients. By working in the dental field, she has developed her own family-like relationship with patients, where she is able to see small children grow into teenagers, and later go off to college. These relationships are just part of the reason that Candice enjoys coming to work every day!
When Candice is not busy working, she enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.