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Jennifer Bereckis, RDH, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Executive Director for Clinical Operations

Restorative Dentistry



UIC College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina St., IL 60612


  • Masters of Science in Oral Sciences, University on Illinois College of Dentistry
    • 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

Licensures and 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

Professional Memberships

  • 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