Jennifer-Bereckis
phone
location
801 S. Paulina St.
Chicago
IL
60612
  • Jennifer L.
  • Bereckis
  • RDH
  • Clinical Instructor
Department:

Education & Career

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Benedictine University - Graduated Dean’s List
  • Associates of Applied Science focused in Dental Hygiene, Kennedy King College
  • University of Illinois College of Dentistry -Dental Hygiene Class President - Student American Dental Hygienist Association President
  • Director of Clinical Operations, University of Illinois College of Dentistry, May 2012-Present
  • Dental Hygienist, Todd Martin, DDS, General & Cosmetic Dentistry, Brookfield, IL Nov 2009-April 2012
  • Clinical Instructor, Kennedy-King College-Dental Hygiene Program, May 2009-May 2012
  • Consultant Hygienist, Berwyn Health Department, Berwyn, IL January 2005-May 2007

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

  • Licensure for dental hygiene in the states of IL and AZ
  • Local anesthetic certification for the states of IL and AZ
  • Successful completion of National Hygiene Board Exam
  • Successful completion of North East Regional Board Exam in Dental Hygiene
  • Successful completion of Western Regional Board Exam in Local Anesthetic
  • C.P.R. Certification for the last 18 years
  • University Senate, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL Mar 2015-Present
  • American Dental Hygienist Association Jan 2015-Presen
  • Dental Education Committee, Illinois State Dental Society Sept 2014- Present
  • Professional Mentoring Program, University of Illinois Aug 2014- Present
  • CDCA Examiner Consultant Nov 2013- Present
  • Infection Control Committee, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL May 2012- Present
  • Needle Stick Committee, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL May 2012- Present
  • Diversity Committee, UIC College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL Oct 2012- Present
  • ADEA member May 2012-Present
  • Illinois State Dental Society 2009-Present

Teaching

Clinical Faculty, Kennedy King College

Clinical Instructor 2nd year hygiene students
Pre-clinical Instructor 1rst year hygiene student

Clinical Instructor, UIC-College of Dentistry

DAOB 301, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 311, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 312, Component Director Practice Management
DBCS 328, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 331, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 332, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 333, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 341, Component Director Practice Management
DAOB 343, Component Director Practice Management

Clinical Instructor, UIC-College of Dentistry

Local Anesthetic Course for Dental Hygienists

Invited External Presentations and Lectures 

National Dental Hygienists’ Association, OSHA: Is your office compliant? Chicago, IL, July 2015.

Illinois State Dental Society, OSHA/Infection Control: What’s your compliance level? Bloomington, IL, April 2016.

Illinois State Dental Society, OSHA/Infection Control: What’s your compliance level? Naperville, IL, October 2016.

Illinois State Dental Society, OSHA/Infection Control: What’s your compliance level? Fairview Heights, IL, May 2017.

Illinois State Dental Society, OSHA/Infection Control: What’s your compliance level? Rock Island, IL, September 2017.

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, OSHA/Infection Control, Chicago, IL, February 2018.