Dental Staff

Dentist in Channahon, IL

All our professionals at Paula S. Fillak, DMD, Ltd. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.

Dr. Paula S. Fillak, DMD – Dentist

Dr. Paula received her undergraduate degree from Barnard College in NYC. She then attended the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine where she received her DMD degree with honors. After graduating, she was accepted into a highly competitive General Practice Residency with the United States Navy and then served an additional three years as a Lieutenant in the US Naval Dental Corps. She is married to Dr. Douglas Fillak who is also a dentist and has three children.  She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and gardening. Dr. Paula is committed to providing high quality dentistry in a caring, honest and professional manner.

Holly S. , RDH – Dental Hygienist

Holly began her dental career at this practice 15 years ago. She majored in dental hygiene and graduated with honors from Prairie State College. Her experience and continuing education enable her to educate you in proper home hygiene techniques while providing a soothing a gentle dental experience at your next office visit. Holly resides in the area and is committed to her patients and the community.

Madeline T. , RDH -Dental Hygienist

Madeline just graduated from Fox College with a major in dental hygiene. She has been with our practice for 3 years between assisting with dental procedures, as well as working the front desk.  And now she is one of our part time hygienist.  Madeline believes that the best makeup is a smile, and is excited to help patients maintain a clean and healthy mouth. When Madeline isn’t in the office she enjoys spending her time watching musicals, and hanging out by the pool.

Ashley U.  - Office Manager

Ashley brings over 10 years of experience within the dental industry. Her professionalism and warm personality heighten the level of customer service to new and refreshing levels here at Dr. Paula's office.  Ashley's understanding of healthcare benefits, and treatment alternatives provide a wealth of knowledge for patients as they explore all their oral health options.  Ashley has three children and enjoys spending her time off with her friends and family.

Danette D. -Dental Assistant

Danette has been with our office since 2017 bringing over 20 years of dental assisting experience.  Danette strives to make your visit with us as comfortable and easy as possible.  When shes not at work she enjoys spending time with her 3 children.

Shelly M., RDH -Dental Hygienist


Stacey S., RDH -Dental Hygienist