Meet the Staff

Dr. Jeffrey Dreebin

Dr. Jeffrey Dreebin

Dr. Dreebin has been practicing in Winnetka for over 30 years. His father developed a successful practice in this area based on conservative, patient-oriented care in a friendly environment. These are the values Dr. Dreebin inherited from his father and they form the foundation of his dental philosophy. His team is well trained to carry on these values and provide the most comfortable and thorough treatment. 

He has been married to his wife Julie for over 30 years and they have 2 sons. Andrew graduated from the University of Vermont and is currently living in Montana while he pursues a career in commercial aviation. Charlie graduated from the University of Illinois and is currently living and working in Chicago. 

Dr. Dreebin enjoys skiing, motorcycling, whitewater rafting, scuba diving, fly fishing, vintage cars, and travel. 

Dr. Dreebin was born in Chicago and raised in Northbrook, IL. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana with a BS in biology and from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago in 1985.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Dreebin was trained in dental implants in 1988 at Northwestern University Dental School by the inventor of the technology. He has extensive experience restoring implants. Dr. Dreebin attends many hours of continuing education every year to be able to provide his patients with the latest techniques and options in dentistry.

Dr. Dreebin has been providing same day dentistry for 7 years and enjoys the ability to start and deliver crowns in one visit with no temporary crown or return visit. 


Dr. Josh Oleari

Dr. Jeffrey Dreebin

Dr. Josh Oleari earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and  Philosophy at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana in 1993.  After a successful career in soybean futures trading, Dr. Oleari  fulfilled his lifelong dream by earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery  degree from The Indiana University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Oleari is a firm believer in the "practice" of Dentistry and is  devoted to continuing his education and keeping current with the latest  advancements in the field. His patient-focused demeanor, ability to connect with all ages, and calm chairside manners aim to make the patient as comfortable as possible at all times. He prides himself on establishing a trusting relationship with his patients. He will involve   you in the decision-making process along with the appropriate specialties required for the best possible comprehensive oral care. Dr. Oleari also has extensive training in clear aligner orthodontic treatment.

Outside of dentistry, Dr. Oleari grew up in Wheaton and today resides in Riverwoods, Illinois and is dedicated to his wife, Sue, and their 3 children: Samantha, Nathan and Katherine. He enjoys playing basketball and golf, listening to music and being an active participant in his kids activities and interests.

  • Professional Affiliations:
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Dentsply Sirona Removable Prosthodontics Recognition for Excellence
  • American Dental Education Association

Lynnie

Lynne - Office Manager

Lynne has worked at the front desk as the office manager since 2005. She enjoys catching up with the patients each time they come in and gets satisfaction helping them navigate their insurance benefits.

She grew up in Skokie and she and her husband Jim raised their 4 sons there. 

Away from the office she is an avid Cubs fan and still considers November 2, 2016 one of the best days of her life! She also loves walks with her dog Ivy, getting lost in a good book, traveling and spending time with her family.


Marina

Marina - Hygienist

Marina was born and raised in the former Soviet Union. She completed her bachelors degree in Geography and Education from Tashkent State University in 1991 where she taught High School. Her family moved to the United States in 1996 and started a new life here. She graduated from the Dental Hygiene Program at the MATC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2003 and has worked as a hygienist ever since. She believes that continuing education is vital to staying current in the profession. She likes to improve her skills in patient care and increase her knowledge on the latest techniques in periodontal therapy and oral health as it relates to systemic condition.

She resides in Northbrook with her husband Michael and their new daughter Nika. They recently celebrated her daughter Gen's wedding! Off hours, she enjoys reading, travel, hiking, dancing, singing and spending time with her friends.


Marina

Krista - Dental Assistant

Krista is new to our team at Winnetka Dental. After almost 10 years of nursing, Krista has ventured into the dental world while pursuing a masters degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition. With a background in nursing, Krista has a passion for patient care and learning new skills.

Outside of the office, Krista and her husband Dan enjoy traveling, kiteboarding and spending time with friends and family.


Kristy - Dental Assistant

Marina

Kristy graduated from dental assisting school in 2013. After getting her education in Michigan, she moved to Chicago to pursue her career. She has worked in a variety of dental offices and enjoys expanding her dental knowledge.

In her spare time she enjoys playing Euchre, going out with friends, visiting family in Michigan and napping with and playing with her cat Lenny!