Our Staff

All our professionals at Joseph E. Ryne D.D.S. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

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Joseph E. Ryne D.D.S.

Dr. Ryne received his Dental Degree from The Ohio State University and enjoys the practice of dentistry doing general and family dentistry for all ages. He considers dentistry a great profession as he creates beautiful smiles for his patients while listening to stories of their families. Implant dentistry uses “state of the art” technical skills. His philosophy centers around providing quality dental care to the highest standard his patients will accept. Maintenance of the oral cavity is extremely important once he completes all treatment for the patient. While he is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and others; he still finds time to provide dentistry to patients who are homebound or in nursing home facilities. He is also on staff at Hinsdale Hospital and LaGrange Hospital where he is an on-call dentist for emergency patients. It is very obvious that Dr. Ryne still loves his vocation of providing quality dentistry to patients of all ages and backgrounds. He and his spouse have two grown children. An accomplished horticulturist,he enjoys volunteering with the Hinsdale Beautification Group . In his spare time, travel as well as boating and skiing throughout the year are his favorite sports. His friend and dog is a mixed terrier from the rescue shelter named Sadie. Her teeth are very white and strong.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Ohio State University, B.A.l970-1973, D.D.S 1973-1976

INTERNSHIP

  • Mather Air Force Base General Hospital, Sacramento, CA 1976-78

FAMILY PRACTICE and GENERAL DENTISTRY

  • 1978-present

DENTAL CONSULTANT

Chicago Dental Society, Past Chairman for Access to Care
Commission, Nursing Home and Homebound Committee LaGrange Community Memorial Hospital, LaGrange, IL Hinsdale Hospital, Hinsdale, IL Brighton Gardens, Wheaton, St. Charles IL, The Birches, Clarendon Hills, IL, Manor Care, Hinsdale, IL Sunrise: Willowbrook, Palos Park, Naperville, IL Lexington Square, Elmhurst, IL Lexington Lombard, Lombard, IL. Lombard Place, Lombard, IL. Brookdale, Orland Park,IL. Belmont Village, Carol Stream, IL. Plymouth Place, LaGrange Park, IL.

BUSINESS and PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • General Dentistry, Hinsdale, IL
    Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, West Suburban Dental Society, Hinsdale LaGrange Hospitals Staff for homebound dental services, American Academy of Facial Esthetics.
  • COMMUNITY SERVICE
  • Hinsdale Beautification Task Force
  • Chairman: Beautify Hinsdale, Strategic Planning-2025
  • Commissioner of Parks and Recreation Board, Hinsdale, IL
  • Creator of Polar Express, Hinsdale Park Board
  • Creator and Co-Chairman of "Beautify Hinsdale"
  • AYSO Soccer Coach, Hinsdale USA President,
  • Member of parent board traveling Soccer Team,
  • Hinsdale Center for the Arts,
  • Oak School Improvement Team,
  • Hinsdale Caucus,
  • PTO Travelers Immigrant Aid,
  • Hinsdale Antique Show,
  • Community House Christmas Ball 1993 committee,
  • Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce,
  • Picnic Plus, Glorious Gardens of Hinsdale Committee,
  • Hinsdale 125th Anniversary Committee,
  • Committee of 1OO-Recognizing Leadership in Communities.

PHILOSOPHY
Dr. Ryne's purpose is to provide quality preventive dental care in the highest standard of health that the patient will accept. He wishes to educate the patients to accept the maintenance care needed to help them achieve excellent oral hygiene. His primary goal is to place all patients first as he utilizes the latest in technology and infection control. Complete satisfaction will be achieved through short and long term treatment goals available to them.

 

Stacey - Front Desk

Stacey has recently joined our staff and has lots of dental experience. She is the friendly voice that answers our phone and she will help you find the appointment time that works for you.

Stacey attended Marquette University. She has a son that keeps her busy when she is not in the office. She spends her off hours volunteering with the Elmhurst Jr. Woman’s Club and teaching religious education at her church.

 

Julie - RDH

Julie joined our staff in 2001 and it was a happy day for our office to have her. She is a graduate of Ohio State University where she received a Dental Hygiene Degree as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Total enjoyment for Julie is taking care of her patients and administering to their every need. The philosophy of the office is of utmost importance to Julie as she helps provide quality dentistry in our high tech office. She has two grown children who have professional degrees and are in pursuit of their careers out of state. This keeps Julie busy in her spare time as she travels to see them often. Her favorite sports are tennis, both water and snow skiing and boating as well with her family. It is, indeed, a treat for our patients to have Julie clean their teeth and see her friendly smiling face.

 

Lauri - RDH

Lauri earned a dental hygiene degree in 1998 from Prairie State College. Her degree included NE Regional and National Hygiene Certification.

She also has a multi-disciplinary certificate in Geriatrics for non-physicians from UIC College of Medicine in the year 2008. Lauri holds membership in the Illinois State Dental Society.

Her Academic achievements contribute to her dedication to the field of dentistry, and we feel very fortunate to have her in the office. She joined our staff in the summer of 2016.

Her special qualities include compassion, friendliness as she gives gentle care to all patients as she interacts with them.

In her leisure time she enjoys the outdoors, running, weightlifting, fashion, cooking and decorating.

 

Ajla - Dental Assistant

Ajla is aCertified Dental Assistant. She has over eleven years of experience and three years of schooling in Germany.Her fine skills and her ability to care for the needs of others makes her the great dental assistant she is. Once more, sheis a team player in her pursuit of excellence in dentistry.She is proficient in the English language as well as being multi-lingual. Ajla is most comfortable with patients of all cultures in a multicultural society.In addition to her husband, Ajla has two great boys. Her favorite pastime is having fun with her family. How fortunate for us when she joined our staff last year.

 

Ruth - Insurance Coordinator

Ruth joined our staff in 2007 for a period of five years. In 2012, Her husband’s work position took her to another state for two years. In 2014, it was our good luck to have her move back to the area. Furthermore, she wished to return to our office. In spite of the travel distance, she is always on time to work. Another one of the best qualities she possesses. Since she has a teaching degree in addition to over twenty years of experience in the insurance field,she is at home in dentistry. When she is needed toassist the dentist, her skills are ever present and contribute to her manytalents. In her spare time sheenjoys her three grown daughters and three new grandchildren. Gardening has always been her favorite pastime and, most recently, completed class work in the field and is now a Master Gardener. Ruth is an invaluable asset to our dental office.