The entire team at Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics is strongly committed to patient care and excellent customer service. We are trained professionals to provide you with a positive experience. We look forward to meeting you when you visit our periodontist in Gurnee, Illinois!


Minerva – Practice Manager
Minerva’s experience and leadership have had a positive effect on our patient’s and staff’s experience in our office for over twenty years. She strives to exceed expectations in all areas.

Outside of the office, Minerva and her husband Adam have three children and an amazing grandson that keeps them very busy. Minerva enjoys reading and running, and she’s a huge Harry Potter fan!


Mirasol – Patient Coordinator
Mirasol has been working in the dental field for over 20 years. She is committed to our positive patient experience and makes sure our patients are greeted with an atmosphere of professionalism, warmth and care.

When not in the office, her favorite things to do are try new recipes, watch movies and go for walks. She values quality time with her husband and their two children.


Amy – Dental Hygienist
Amy initially joined our team in 2001 as a dental assistant. Her aspiration was to become a dental hygienist and she left our practice to attend the Milwaukee Area Technical College, where she earned her hygiene degree in 2004. She then returned to our practice in 2005 as a dental hygienist. Amy is very passionate about dentistry and is a great educator for our patients, helping them maintain their oral health. Amy is so happy to have gotten to know our patients and has formed great relationships over the years.

Outside of the office, Amy and her husband Armando have 2 sons, Nicolas (age 25) and Zachary (age 22). Amy enjoys entertaining, spending time with her family and friends, and working in her yard.


Diego – Treatment Assistant
Diego has been working in the dental field as a treatment assistant since receiving his dental assistant certification in 2019. Diego’s daily goal is to make the patient experience comforting as well as enjoyable. His efficient communication with Dr. Erdle and the entire staff ensures that the schedule runs smoothly. He is fluent in Spanish, adding another positive experience to our patients by translating in Spanish as needed.

Outside of the office, Diego day trades and tints car windows. He enjoys spending time with his family and girlfriend.


Amy C. – Treatment Assistant
Amy is a dedicated treatment assistant with 2 years of experience in the dental field. Her vibrant energy and passion for staying active through activities like volleyball, hiking, and swimming reflect her commitment to holistic well-being. Amy finds her role at the office incredibly exciting, thanks to the whole-hearted, patient, and kind staff that surrounds her. She believes that every day at work brings something new and fulfilling, and she contributes to the practice’s success by ensuring each patient receives the utmost attention and care. With a focus on making the most of every patient’s time, Amy’s dedication enhances the overall experience at our office.


Abigail – Treatment Assistant
Abigail, is an experienced treatment assistant with an impressive 5-year tenure in the dental field. She graduated from State Career College in 2019 with excellent results. Beyond dentistry, Abigail’s culinary flair is showcased through experimenting with recipes alongside her brother Andy, and they share a love for car shows and walks with their dogs. Her positive outlook and commitment to personal growth enhance her skills and contribute to the practice’s success. Abigail is a compassionate treatment assistant, dedicated to both patient care and her own journey of growth.