At Chicago kiDDS Pediatric Dentistry you’ll find a fun, warm and welcoming environment. Our office is specially designed with your kids in mind.
We are now accepting new patients!! Call us and let us better your kids health!
Dr. Ned Savide
Dr. Ned Savide has been a practicing pediatric dentist in the Palos Heights area since 1981. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Loyola University and his postgraduate degree in his specialty from the University of California Los Angeles. From 2001-2006, Dr. Savide was elected to the Board of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, serving one year as president. Dr. Savide has earned the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Christopher Neal
Dr. Chris returns to Chicago from the sunshine and beaches of the west coast. He received his dental degree at the University of Southern California where he was elected class president, became heavily involved in community dental clinics, and traveled on international dental humanitarian trips. His love of children led him to pursue a specialty in pediatric dentistry at USC and Children's Hospital Los Angeles. He is a Diplomate to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and Illinois Board Certified in Pediatric Dentistry.
Dr. Anne-Ashley Compton was born and raised in a very small town in southern Virginia. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from North Carolina State University (Go Wolfpack!). Dr. Compton earned her DDS from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Her love of children led her to specialize in pediatric dentistry. She completed a two-year pediatric dentistry residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Dr. Jaime Chowaniec
Dr. Jaime was born and raised in the Palos area and is thrilled to be able to serve the patients of her hometown. She received a bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Spanish from Northwestern University in Evanston. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from UIC College of Dentistry and completed an honors program in pediatric dentistry. Upon graduating, she received the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) Certificate of Merit Award and the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Award. After dental school, she completed a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry at UIC while also earning her MS in Oral Sciences. Dr. Jaime strives to make every child's first visit to the dentist a fun, positive experience to encourage a lifelong commitment to oral health.
Nicole enjoys spending time with family, watching sports and having bbq’s! She loves shopping and babysitting my niece, Hadley!
Jackie was born and raised on the southwest side of Chicago. She got her dental hygiene degree at Southern Illinois University and has been working in pediatrics ever since! She loves helping kids learn good dental habits from a young age! When she's not in the office you can find her spending time with family and friends at her family's lake house!
Brittany is the newest hygienist to our office. She has had a desire to be in the dental field since she was a young girl. She started out as a dental assistant and continued that for 7 years; then, she decided to go to hygiene school at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois. Her favorite thing about treating patients is educating them on their oral hygiene!
Lead Dental Assistant
Jennifer's favorite part of working at Chicago KiDDS is getting to know the children and helping them get over their dental fear. When Jennifer is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.
Stephanie loves working with kids and seeing their excitement !! In her spare time she loves spending time with her six year old son, taking him on adventures to the zoo and to Museums, also she likes hanging out at bbqs with family and friends.
Gabriela has been in the dental field for over 7 years. Her journey began as an administrative assistant. Quickly, her ambitions grew to mastering the art of dental assisting. She is passionate about continuing her education. On the weekends you can catch her taking adventures with her family, practicing yoga, and mountain biking.
Kayla likes to take walks with her dog at local trails and explore Chicago's city art and restaurants. She also enjoys going to the gym or staying in and watching a good movie.
Jocelyn enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with friends. She has a passion for traveling and is excited for new adventures!
Tatiana enjoys spending her time with friends and family. She loves shopping and has a passion for traveling.