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Orland Smiles | Meet the Staff in Orland Park

Orland Smiles                                                    

Nathaniel S. Rood, DDS                                          

62 Orland Square Dr., Suite 104
Orland Park, IL 60462

Meet the Staff




Front Desk - Carol

Carol has worked with Dr. Rood since he graduated dental school in 2003. Working as his assistant for close to 10 years prior to working at Orland Smiles. Her favorite part of her job is working with and caring for people! She loves spending time at home with her husband, two daughters, son-in-law, and of course her four legged furry family.









Hygienist - Brittany

Brittany is the hygienist at 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 assisting for 7 years at which time she entered hygiene school at Parkland College in Campaign, IL. Her favorite part of her job is educating her patients on oral hygiene and having them see the results.









Dental Assistant - Diane

Diane is the dental assistant to Dr. Nathaniel Rood. Diane grew up in Chicago and spent much of her career as a micro specialist and I.T. professional in downtown Chicago at the American Medical Association's insurance division and the Archdiocese of Chicago. In 1998, Diane became a stay-at-home mom caring for her two daughters and re-entered the workforce in 2015. Diane, who resides with her husband, daughters and biscuit (the dog) in Homer Glen, also enjoys scrap-booking, skating, bowling and attending her daughters' many band concerts.








Office Manager - Kim Schaafsma

Kim has been in healthcare for over 20 years, the last 14 in dentistry!  She enjoys working with patients to help them achieve their dental treatment goals.  Kim resides in Tinley Park with her husband and helps care for her WWII Veteran father and her in-laws.








Orland Park Dentist | Meet the Staff. Nathaniel Rood is a Orland Park Dentist.