Current Students/Residents

First Year Postgraduate Students


Dr. Lauren Allegretti


Dr. Andy Barseghyan


Dr. Cynthia Czaperacker


Dr. Alexandra Martella


Second Year Postgraduate Students

Dr. Young Joon Byun

Dr. Young Joon Byun graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Chemistry in 2005. Dr. Byun received his Doctor of Dental Medicine at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA in 2009. While attending the dental school, Dr. Byun was honored with the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student Award.

Dr. Byun completed one year of General Practice Residency at the Ranchos Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center in Downey, CA in 2010. Upon completion of the residency, Dr. Byun moved back to Massachusetts and practiced general dentistry for three years before joining the endodontic reisdency at the UIC College of Dentistry.

Upon graduation, Dr. Byun plans to enter private practice and also eventually teach at a dental school.


Dr. Carlos Griswold

Dr. Carlos Griswold comes from Augusta, GA and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Augusta State University in 2009. Dr. Griswold graduated from Georgia Regents University, College of Dental Medicine in 2013. While attending Georgia Regents University, Dr. Griswold was awarded the AAE Student Achievement Award. He was also inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society. Dr. Griswold's areas of research interest include regenerative endodontics and pain control.

Carlos enjoys running and exploring the city of Chicago.

Upon graduation, Dr. Griswold plans to enter private practice and become Board Certified by the ABE.


Dr. Mary Roman

Dr. Mary Roman comes from Alexandria, Egypt and earned her Bachelor of Dental Science from the College of Dentistry Alexandria University in 2008.  Dr. Roman graduated from the UIC College of Dentistry in 2013. Dr. Roman's areas of research interests include efficacy of recently introduced instrumentation systems, cone beam computed tomography and outcomes in endodontics.

Mary enjoys painting, reading, concerts and traveling in her free time.

Upon graduation, Dr. Roman plans to enter private practice and also wants to teach part-time.  Dr. Roman also plans to become Board Certified by the ABE.


Dr. Tony Tran

Dr. Tony Tran grew up in San Jose, California and earned his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Microbiology from the University of California, Davis in 2007. Dr. Tran obtained his DDS degree from the New York University College of Dentistry in 2012 and subsequently completed a one-year general practice residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Tony enjoys running, cycling, playing hockey, and badminton.

Upon graduation, Dr. Tran plans to enter private practice and become involved in community health. He also intends to become Board Certified by the ABE.