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.
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.
Krupa Parikh, DDS, MS
Dr. Krupa Parikh completed her Undergraduate education from the University of Illinois, Chicago and has a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the University of Detroit Mercy. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Biotechnology from Rush University in Chicago. While completing her education, Dr. Parikh received many honors, including “Outstanding Student in Implant Dentistry” from the Academy of Osseointegration, and “Leadership and Service Award” from the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. She is a proud member of the American Dental Association.
Dr. Parikh is well-versed in several areas of dentistry, including restorative and cosmetic dentistry as well as atraumatic extractions, which preserve bone for immediate and future dental implant placement.
In addition to her clinical skills and expertise, Dr. Parikh embraces a strong passion and deep dedication to providing her patients with outstanding dental care. Her commitment to excellent service is enriched by a strong sense of empathy for her patients’ needs and comfort, driving her to make your pleasant, gratifying visit her top priority.
In her leisure time, Dr. Parikh loves being with her son and husband. She is a certified/trained Indian classical dancer and a state-level martial art champion. Her hobbies include dancing, listening to music, and watching Bollywood movies.