The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.
Dr. Nicholas A. Videka, Dr. Nick, is a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Homewood-Flossmoor High School in 1975. After receiving his Bachelors of Arts from DePauw University in 1979 he enrolled in dental school. In 1983 Dr. Nick received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Illinois, School of Dentistry. He graduated with highest honors and was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, an honorary fraternity bestowed to the top graduating students.
Upon graduation Dr. Nick entered the practice of dentistry with his father. For 10 years Dr. Mike and Dr. Nick worked together. In 1993 Dr. Mike retired and Dr. Nick became the sole dentist in the practice.
Since graduation Dr. Nick has become a perpetual student learning the new advances in dentistry. He has completed a post-doctoral study in the management of head and neck pain at the Bethesda Facial Pain Center. Dr. Nick has completed a mini-residency in the restoration of implants through the Branemark Implant System. He is trained in the restoration of all the implant systems. Dr. Nick has attended the Las Vegas Institute for Advance Dentistry Esthetics completing the advanced anterior cosmetic course. Dr. Nick has received extensive training in the latest techniques for endodontics (root canal therapy) from the University of the Pacific.
Dr. Nick is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, and the South Suburban Branch of the CDS.
Dr. Nick resides in Flossmooor with his wife of 25 years Gina, and his two children. Dr. Nick is an avid sportsman. He enjoys skiing, golfing and physical fitness.
Kim Yercine, Dental Hygienist
Kim started her dental career in 1977 as a certified dental assistant. Returning to Prairie State College, she graduated in 1984 with a degree in dental hygiene. She has been working with Dr. Nick since 2000. Kim is responsible for all preventive care including oral cancer exams. The office has a proactive approach to treating periodontal disease. She is certified in local anesthesia. Kim is proud of the fact that Dr. Nick embraces the latest technology to serve his patients.
Nancy Sulek, Dental Assistant
Nancy’s career as a dental assistant began in 1992 with Dr. Nick. During this time she has become certified in sterile processing & distribution and coronal polishing. She also received extensive training with our new state of the art crown design and fabrication computer. Nancy prides herself on her ability to make sure all our patients are comfortable and that all their needs are fulfilled.
Cheryl, Office Manager
Cheryl has been a member of our team for the last 20 years. Cheryl started working at Videka Dental as an assistant. Today she runs the business center of the office. Cheryl is in charge of coordinating appointments, financial arrangements and billing. She is the first person you will talk to when you contact the office.
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