Meet Our Team
Our excellent and personable team at Shoreline Dental Chicago is ready to provide you with fantastic dental care in Chicago, Illinois. We care about our patients needs and are happy to offer comprehensive treatment in the comfort of our lovely office. You are welcome to read more to learn about our incredible team. Call us at (312) 266-9487 to schedule an appointment with us today.

The talented dentist and team at Shoreline Dental Chicago

Mollie K. Rojas, DMD

Dr. Mollie Rojas, DMD. our dentist at Shoreline Dental.

Mollie K. Rojas, DMD, earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. Dr. Rojas has presented oral cancer research at numerous professional meetings and published several textbook chapters on cellular processes. She is an active member of the American Dental Association®, Illinois State Dental Society and Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Rojas stays up to date by attending numerous dental seminars, researching the most current materials and technology, and reading various journals. Dr. Rojas’ dental interests include both cosmetic and general dentistry as well as Invisalign® aligners and ClearCorrect. She is a caring and gentle dentist who strongly emphasizes patient education and the development of comprehensive treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs.

Dr. Rojas has enjoyed volunteering her time and skills with Dentistry From the Heart over the past several years. She plans to continue giving back to the community while practicing at Shoreline Dental Chicago.

Dr. Rojas resides in the city with her husband, J.C., and son, Mateo. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, visiting the abundant number of restaurants and museums that the city has to offer, cooking, skiing and traveling.

Lead Dental Hygienist

Marybeth Renfrow

Marybeth earned her Associate Degree in dental hygiene from Prairie State College. She regularly attends a variety of courses and seminars, which allows her to remain up to date on the latest in dental hygiene, advancements in periodontics and the care of implants. Marybeth’s dental interests include head and neck cancers that affect the oral cavity and the effects of periodontal disease on the heart. Believing that good oral healthcare is not limited to brushing and flossing, Marybeth goes above and beyond to match the right at-home dental products and tools to each individual’s needs.

Believing in giving back, Marybeth is involved with several charities including the Caring Patriots Food Drive, Heels on Wheels and Back Packs for the Homeless. She also participates in community dental health education by dressing as “Dr. Decay” and visiting schools to teach children how to maintain good oral hygiene.

Marybeth resides in the South Suburbs and is an avid animal lover. On occasion you may hear her humming a few bars in the office, as she has a passion for singing. In 2009, she sang the national anthem at a Chicago White Sox game.


Dental Hygienist

Kathryn Simpkins

Kathryn graduated from Parkland College with an associate degree in applied science in dental hygiene. She devoted herself to her studies for several years and earned a 4.0 GPA. Kathryn believes that everyone should feel comfortable in their own skin, and that includes a healthy smile! Kathryn aims to start every day on a positive note and provide comfort and health to each of her patients. In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys spending time with her family, playing the piano and going on hikes with her dog, Sophie.

Office Manager

Tasha Gustafson , the Business Administrator at our dental office.

Tasha began working in the dental field in 2002 as a business administrator and an assistant. She is familiar with many aspects of the dental field and is happy to assist you with anything that you may need. Tasha graduated from Harrington Institute of Interior Design in 2005 and loves to design in her free time. She loves being a mom to her two children, Avenelle and Evren. Tasha also enjoys outdoor activities and traveling with her family and friends.


Business Administrator

Anel Leyva, one of our business adminstrators.

Anel started her career in the dental field in 2001 as an assistant. She instantly knew that this was the career for her. Although now primarily a business administrator, she still enjoys assisting, especially with surgical and cosmetic treatments. Outside the office, Anel particularly loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys sports (an avid Cubs fan) and attends many games throughout the various seasons. She has a German Shepherd, Maya, and is enjoying every moment with her.


Treatment Coordinator

Melanie Perez, the treatment coordinator at our dental office.

Melanie graduated from DePaul University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in business offered by Driehaus College of Business. Melanie started her career as a dental receptionist, where she gained valuable experience performing many roles in a dental office. Melanie strongly believes in passing knowledge to her patients because an informed patient is a happy patient. In her spare time, Melanie enjoys home improvement projects, traveling and playing with her Poodle, Coco. Her favorite place to visit is the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee. For the most beautiful scenic sight nature has to offer, she recommends visiting Clingman’s Dome in the Smokies.


Treatment Coordinator

Michele, one of the treatment coordinators at Shoreline Dental.

Michele started her career in the orthodontic field 23 years ago but then switched to dentistry because it offered a variety of treatments. She graduated at the top of her class in both cosmetology school and medical assisting. She loves making people smile and believes that our work really changes lives. Michele tries to show up every day with a positive attitude so she can help where needed and provide comfort and care to our patients. In her free time, Michele loves spending time with her family and daughter. She enjoys boating, fishing and hiking or just being outdoors enjoying the Chicago weather.