Dr. Yoodong Moon was born in South Korea. Ever since he was a child, he loved to explore different countries. Throughout his life, Dr. Moon has lived in Australia, Japan, and the United States. Dr. Moon studied Biology and earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Maryland. He then earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. Upon graduation, Dr. Moon practiced as a full time general dentist in Anchorage Alaska. Here he honed his skills and gained experiences in all fields of dentistry. When his daughter was born, Dr. Moon decided to relocate his family to Palatine, IL to be close to his wife’s family. Dr. Moon continues to expand his certifications and expertise by staying updated on all of the latest dental advancements as well as attending educational seminars around the word. To be specific, he has completed a leading implant course, Implant MaxiCourses at Loma Linda University, Endodontic courses at DELendo with Dr. Buchanan, and many others. He devotes many days to continuing dental education courses, well above the requirements of Illinois law. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Moon and wife, Yun, have a lovely daughter named Adelyn. Dr. Moon enjoys playing golf, soccer, and table tennis and loves spending time with his daughter.



Dr. Yevgen Tkachuk is from Northwest suburb of Chicago. He received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (With Highest Honors) from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Following a bachelor’s degree, Dr. Tkachuk received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago graduating in the top of the class.

Dr. Tkachuk enjoys practicing every aspect of General Dentistry and believes in the importance of establishing long-term doctor-patient relationship with his patients, and Continuing Education for providing the most effective and efficient dental care in a stress-free environment. He is an active member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry.

In his free time, Dr. Tkachuk enjoys spending time with his family and friends, as well as working out, playing sports, and traveling. Dr. Tkachuk is also fluent in Russian, Ukrainian, and actively learning Spanish.

GabrieLla Higareda

Office Manager and Treatment Plan Coordinator

Gabby was born and raised in the McHenry County area. She studied psychology and health information management in college and is grateful that she found Dr. Moon to start her career in the health management field. She has always loved helping people and is happy that she gets to work with patients and help them directly. Gabby has a very friendly and laid-back personality and loves to get to know the patients. In her free time, Gabby enjoys traveling, watching movies, reading, and playing with her puppy Hiccup.


Tanya Nagy

Dental Assistant

Tanya was born in South America and was adopted into a loving family. Tanya graduated from Northwest Suburban College at the top of her class in dental assisting. She enjoys spending time with her family, pets, friends, and hiking. Tanya appreciates working for a practice dedicated to patient wellness. She hopes to achieve enhanced patient confidence through a brilliant smile.

Lesly Perez

Dental Assistant

Lesly was born in California and moved to Illinois when she was 15 years old.  Lesly has been a chairside dental assistant since 2014 and has been recently cross-trained as a receptionist and treatment plan coordinator.  She enjoys helping patients get the best dental care. Lesly has 2 wonderful kids and a loving husband, whom she spends the majority of her free time with.