"Let no one ever come to you without leaving better."
- Mother Teresa

Our Dental Office Staff

Meet the many members of our exceptional dental team at Clinton Dental Professionals. Our kind and professional staff, who have been working together for many years, take pride in providing our patients with the highest-quality dental care in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We enjoy being able to serve our patients each day.

Dr. Scott Clinton DDS, PC

Dr. Scott Clinton has been a practicing general dentist for 31 years. After graduating from Northwestern Dental School, he completed a residency program in advanced dentistry and was an attending staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Dental Center for 8 years, providing comprehensive care in a hospital based setting. It was there he was trained in the Branemark Implant system by Professor Branemark and was a presenting faculty member for prosthetic and surgical training courses on Branemark Implants at the dental center. After extensive training in general and prosthetic dentistry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Dental Center, he began private practice in Park Ridge in 1987. He is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration and was recognized by his colleagues as one of the Best Dentists in America in 2004-2005. Dr. Clinton not only prides himself in providing quality, comprehensive dental care, but also in treating each patient with the same kindness he would want his own family member to be treated.

Dr. Megan Clinton DDS

Dr. Megan Clinton is the daughter of Dr. Scott Clinton and a welcomed addition to the practice. She received her BA in Spanish from the University of Illinois in Champaign and her DDS and BS from the University of Illinois at Chicago Dental School. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Being fluent in Spanish, she welcomes any and all Spanish-speaking patients. She is very excited to be a part of the practice to which she has brought youthful energy and a fresh perspective.

Carol Conner

Carol Conner is one of our Hygienists and a graduate of Harper College Hygiene program. She has had a professional relationship with Dr. Clinton for over 20 years. She was born in New York and lived in Utah and Germany before settling in the Chicago-land area. She has a wide range of experience in the dental field having practiced various positions over her 27 years in the dental field. Such positions include Dental Technician, Dental Assistant, and finally Dental Hygienist. Such familiarity to the various aspects of dentistry as well as her long-term relationships with the patients makes Carol a unique asset to the practice. Being the mother of two young children, she relates especially well to our young patients.

Connie McNulty

Connie McNulty is one of our Hygienists and a graduate of Northwestern University Hygiene program. She has been practicing for 25 years, many of those years being along side Dr. Clinton! She worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for a number of years and after her two children were born she joined us at our Park Ridge office. Practicing with Dr. Clinton so many years has allowed her to develop unique relationships with her patients. Her experience, energy, and enthusiasm have made her a very valuable member of our team.

Gail Koujaian

Gail has worked as our Office Manager since 2005 and thoroughly enjoys the daily interaction with our patients. She works hard to keep our office running efficiently, in addition to tending to any billing and insurance concerns. She is a Chicago native having grown up in Edison Park and now residing in Mt. Prospect. She enjoys photography, gardening, all of her Chicago sports teams and spending time with her family.

Anne Clinton

Anne is our Scheduling Coordinator and also the wife of Dr. Scott Clinton and mother of Dr. Megan Clinton. Anne has enjoyed working in the office for the last fifteen years while raising her 5 children. She finds the relationships she develops with our patients a particularly rewarding aspect of her work. Anne is a registered nurse by profession. The medical expertise she brings to our office is an asset to our practice.

Colleen Clinton

Colleen is one of our scheduling coordinaters and the smiling face you'll find when you walk in the door. She graduated from Roosevelt University in 2007 where she studied Psychology. She works hard to facilitate the patient experience and trys to make each appointment as comfortable and convenient as possible. Outside of the office, Colleen enjoys spending time with her family & friends.

Belinda Mateja

Belinda has been a Dental Assistant for Dr. Scott Clinton for 22 years. Having been in the dental field for so long, she has had continuing education courses in everything from cements and cerec crowns to sterilization and patient care. She is very experienced in implant dentistry having worked along side Dr Clinton and Dr. Hagen coordinating our implant cases all these years. Her love for the artistry of dentistry as well as the patients has kept her with us for so long. When she is not at the office, she keeps very busy traveling, hiking and spending time with her family.

Mary Minella

Mary is our Clinical Coordinator and has been with the practice for 12 years, worked in the dental profession for 19 years, and has been a close friend of the Clinton family for almost 30 years. She is originally from Chicago and has lived in Prospect Heights for the past twenty years. Mary assists Dr. Clinton during all dental procedures. She maintains the office equipment, keeps supplies current and helps to maintain a safe, clean and productive environment. Most importantly, she takes pride in making sure every patient feels comfortable during their visit. When Mary is not at the office, she keeps very busy with family and friends. She enjoys cooking, gardening, golfing, and traveling.

Cindy Tellone

Cindy has been working in the dental profession for over 30 years as both a Dental Assistant, certified at Triton College, and as a Dental Lab Technician, certified in dental ceramics. She has been working with Dr. Scott Clinton for over 18 years as a lab ceramist. She has the unique role, being both a technician and assistant, of having personal contact with the patients and seeing those mouths she has helped to restore. Aside from her love for dentistry, she enjoys gardening, tennis and traveling to see her children that currently live out of state.

Kathleen Clinton

Kathleen is one our dental assistants and also a member of the Clinton family. She graduated from Roosevelt University in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has found her psychology background to be an asset in the office, helping to make patients feel at ease during appointments. When she is not at the office, she volunteers in the pediatric department at Lutheran General Hospital working with hospitalized children and teens. She enjoys staying active by practicing yoga and is also a certified zumba instructor.

Dan Clinton

Dan is one of our dental assistants and also provides media and tech support. He is a graduate of Northern Illinois University where he studied communications with an emphasis in media studies. He is a film, television, and music enthusiast. When he’s not at the office, he also works as a freelance videographer. He has been a wonderful, youthful addition to our staff.