JASON A MONROE, DDS
Growing Up In Illinois
Dr. Jason grew up with two siblings in Park Ridge and went to Maine South High School. His character is infectious – always highly motivated and fun loving.
Since receiving his degree at the University of Illinois School of Dentistry in 2001, Dr. Jason's philosophy is to treat patients with great respect. He especially enjoys volunteering at schools to teach kids how to take care of their teeth so that they understand the direct connection to their overall health and so that their great smiles last a lifetime – beautifully and pain-free. He dedicates most of his working hours ensuring everything we do at Village Green creates positive and memorable experiences for the patients we serve.
Away From The Practice
Dr. Jason spends most of his free time with his family – his wife Catrina and their two children, Mason and Matthew.
KIMBERLY A. SPIELMAN, DDS
Dr. Kimberly earned an honors BS in biology at the University of Illinois, and in 1992, graduated from its School of Dentistry.
Dr. Kimberly was raised in Naperville and went to Waubonsie Valley High School just 5 minutes away from our practice. It’s always exciting to welcome Warriors and alumni to Village Green Dental Center!
Winning the prestigious Highest Score Award on the National Dental Board Exam.
THOMAS ADAMS, DDS FICD
When he graduated from the Clinical Honors Program at Loyola University School of Dentistry, Dr. Thomas ranked top in his class in clinical performance. As a Dental Officer in the US Navy, he completed many advanced courses and became a life member of the Association of Military Surgeons.
Awards & Memberships
Among numerous dental organization memberships and specialty courses, Dr. Thomas’ primary focus has been on dental implantology and cosmetic dentistry. Since 2005, year over year, he’s received America’s Top Dentists Award for Cosmetic & Implant Reconstructive Dental Surgeon. If you’re looking for a cosmetic dentist in Aurora, know that Dr. Thomas would find great joy in helping you improve your life through a beautiful well-functioning smile.
TASNEEM LAKHA, DDS
Dr. Tasneem loved the urban experience of DePaul University during her BS (biology) undergrad and was excited to transfer to the University of Illinois for her dental degree, graduating in 1997.
With a focus on family dentistry, Dr. Tasneem is known for her gentle touch and friendly and compassionate chairside manner.
Dr. Tasneem is the movie buff at Village Green. Her dedication to health and fitness is a result of her passionate interest in a wholistic life view … which is reflected in the dentistry she provides.
DR. BRIAN CHO, DMD
Dr. Brian Cho grew up in Naperville and graduated with a BS in Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He then went on to earn his doctorate from the College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University – Illinois.
Dr. Cho believes in patient-centered care and places his focus on making his family of patients feel as comfortable as possible throughout their appointments. He does this by connecting with his patients to create positive experiences.
Dr. Cho is an avid sports enthusiast as a Chicago Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, and White Sox fan. He played basketball and volleyball throughout high school and college, and currently enjoys playing golf. He also loves traveling with his wife and spending time with their two dogs.
AHMED HANY, BDS, DMD
Dr. Hany earned a bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery in 2010 and a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree through the advanced standing DMD program at University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 2019. He was an honor student in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In dental school, Dr. Hany served as both Class President and Vice President of the Student Council.
- Certificate of appreciation from the UIC Student Council
- UIC Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Award (CSSLA)
- Certificate of service award from New York Cares
- Certificate of recognition from the board of ESOI in dental implants
Focus & Interests
Dr. Hany focuses on family dentistry, serving adult and pediatric patients. He has worked in hospitals and dental offices with a variety of patients with different needs and managing complex cases – something he quite enjoys. With an interest in extractions, root canal treatment, and dental implants, Dr. Hany has training in all types of dentistry so he can bring the best evidence-based techniques to your family’s dental care.
Dr. Hany loves playing intramural soccer, cooking, and spending time with his family. He enjoys traveling and taking spontaneous weekend trips.