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Nicholas Kugia DDS, LLC
General & Family Dentistry
Creating Beautiful Smiles
Call: 847-468-0700

Meet The Team

At the core of our dental practice is a friendly team of dental professionals that are dedicated to your utmost comfort and optimal oral health. We view each patient as a unique individual, and tailor each treatment to your specific needs. As part of our commitment to providing close, personalized attention to every patient, we want to encourage patient communication. Please know that we are here to provide outstanding patient care, and that we value the trust you have placed in us.

Kelly Butzen

Office Administrator

I have enjoyed being an office administrator for Dr. Kugia since 2013.  One of the many things I love about my job is assisting our patients with their insurance questions and helping anyway I can.  Outside of the office, I love to cook for my family and try new vegan recipes.  


Deborah McKee, R.D.H.

Dental Hygienist

I'm excited to be the newest hygiene addition to Dr. Nicholas Kugia's team.  Although I have been in the dental field for the last 5 years, I recently graduated from Rock Valley College with a degree in dental hygiene in spring of 2016.  What I love about my job is building relationships and helping patients achieve the best oral health possible.  Outside of work I enjoy boating and spending time with my Husband, family, and friends.


Sigrid Fudge

Dental Assistant

I have been assisting Dr. Nicholas Kugia since October 1998.  I love helping patients to be comfortable and relaxed.  It is my pleasure to help patients regain a healthy smile again.  I was born and raised in the Bavarian region of Germany.  I moved to the states when I married my husband.  I have two adult daughters and will soon be a grandparent.  I enjoy kayaking and walking in the summer


Kerri Garcia

Dental Assistant

I have been apart of Dr. Nicholas Kugia's team since 2011 and in the dental industry since 2010.  I graduated from the First Institute with a Dental Assisting certificate in October 2011.  I love having the opportunity to educate patients about their oral health and assist in restoring them back to health.  Afterwork, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two children.  When I'm not with my family, I enjoy sewing and crafting.