Our Team

Jennifer graduated from Marquette University with Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene in 1989.  Her experience includes 3 years as a dental assistant and over 20 years as a hygienist. She worked in restorative and periodontal specialty offices. Jennifer’s post-graduate certifications include dental anesthesia, nitrous oxide delivery and proficiency in laser therapy. Jennifer most enjoys being able to improve the periodontal and systemic health of her patients as well as their quality life.

Jennifer lives in Park Ridge with her husband and two children.


Chris received a Bachelor in biology in 1998 from Saint Xavier University and her dental hygienist certificate from Prairie State College in 2001. She has been employed as a dental hygienist with Norwood Park Periodontics since 2001. Prior to joining Norwood Park Periodontics, she worked as a dental assistant and held the position of territory manager for Warner-Lambert Pharmaceuticals.  Chris’ post-graduate certifications include dental anesthesia, nitrous oxide delivery and proficiency in laser therapy. She is passionate about her profession and strives for excellence by keeping herself current with all dental innovations and medical-dental research.

Chris is a devout wife and mother who enjoys crafts and culinary courses.


Agnes graduated from Pomeranian Medical Academy in Szczecin Poland in 2001 with a dental surgeon degree. After graduation she moved to the United States where she worked as a dental assistant in general and orthodontic practices. Since 2010 has had the privilege of assisting Dr. Hosters in all surgical procedures as well as educating patients about their dental condition and the recommended therapy. Agnes most loves having direct contact with her patients and helping them reach their dental goals. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with her close friends.


Vanessa obtained her dental assisting certification in 2006 and her advanced certification in 2007. She has been employed at Norwood Park Periodontics since 2006 as the post surgical assistant.  Vanessa’s responsibilities include working with Dr. Hosters to closely monitor the healing progress of all patients following periodontal and implant surgery.

She is fluent in Spanish and equally proficient in all administrative aspects. Vanessa’s genuine concern for patient’s well-being and her sincere easygoing personality makes her a patient favorite. Vanessa enjoys dancing and spending time with her family.


Heather Werner

Heather graduated from the University Of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelors degree in Communication with an emphasis in Business Management in 2000.

She has been working for Dr. Hosters since 2004.

Prior to joining Norwood Park Periodontics, Heather worked as an admissions coordinator and continuous care manager for a national hospice provider.

As office manager Heather’s goal is to ensure that our practice always provides top quality dental care and superior customer service.  Heather specializes in coordinating patients’ therapy while offering financial options.

Heather is married and lives in the northwest suburbs with her husband and son. Heather enjoys cooking and tending her victory garden during her spare time.


Priscilla attended Harper Community College.

She worked in the mortgage industry for 6 years prior to joining Norwood Park Periodontics. Here at Norwood Park Periodontics Priscilla is a patient care consultant and also assistants Dr. Hosters surgically when necessary.

What she enjoys most about working at Norwood Park Periodontics is getting to know the patients and making sure all their needs are met.  She speaks fluent Spanish and takes pride in making sure the patients are comfortable in this environment.

Priscilla’s time away from Norwood Park Periodontics is spent with her close friends and family.


Edyta graduate from University of Gdansk with a bachelors degree in English. Born and raised in Poland, Edyta moved to Chicago in 2007 when she began her career in dentistry.  As patient care coordinator, Edyta's bilingual skills ensure that patient understand the treatment they will be receiving. Edyta has been employed at Norwood Park Periodontics since 2010 and feels very fortunate to be part of such an excellent team.  Edyta’s interests include yoga, salsa, swimming and spending time with her husband and cat.


Joanna is an office coordinator and insurance specialist.  She is fluent in Polish and is here to help our Polish-speaking patients with any questions or concerns they might have.

Joanna has been in the dental field since1991 and has been working with Dr. Hosters since 2005.  Joanna’s natural compassion and insurance knowledge is very helpful in maximizing patients’ insurance benefits.

Joanna enjoys spending time with her son, watching him play soccer and his violin.