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Meet the Doctors

Dr. Bryan Cloe

Dr. Bryan Cloe attended Northern Illinois University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Biology in three years.  He attended the University of Iowa College of Dentistry on a research scholarship and graduated with honors in 1993.  He was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary  Dental Society, American Equilibrium Society for outstanding performance of occlusion and temporomandibular joint function (TMJ).  He attended the Robert G. Geraty course in Comprehensive Orthodontics. He is a certified Botox provider with the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.  Dr. Cloe continuously improves his education by attending lectures, webinars and courses.


Dr. Cloe has lived in Lake County his entire life and has practiced in Libertyville for over 25 years.  He is a current member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and General and Pediatric Dentists.


Outside of the office, Dr. Cloe enjoys restoring muscle cars, vintage gas pumps and motorcycles.  He is married to his wife, Margaret. She received her BSN at Purdue University and is a Registered Nurse at a local hospital.  Together they have three boys.  The oldest Adam, a Drake University graduate with a degree in Actuarial Science, Finance and Data Analytics who is  currently employed and working in Chicago.  Scott, a junior at the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota studying Finance and Marketing and currently plays soccer for the Tommies. Brett, a freshman at John Carroll University in Ohio is studying Finance, Economics and Entrepreneurship and currently plays soccer for the Blue Streaks.

Dr. Patrick Kennedy

  

Dr. Kennedy completed his undergrad at Amhurst College and attended the University of Michigan for dental school.  He completed his residency program in Montclair New Jersey at Mountainside Hospital.  He used to work in stem cell research at Boston Children’s Hospital and Lurie Children’s Hospital prior to dentistry.  He has a passion for research and the latest proven techniques. To which he has brought to his dental practice with continuous education through lectures and courses.  He has attended AIM Bone Grafting & Implant Training, and Invisalign course in Comprehensive Orthodontics.  His goal is to be a dentist dedicated to providing the best care for his patients. Through education and working with them to achieve their dental goals. He intends to have his patients see dental visit in a new way.


Dr. Kennedy grew up in Illinois, purchasing the practice from his Father-in-law Gary Potempa. Prior to moving back, he had a private practice in New York. He is a current member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Academy for Sports Dentistry and Illinois Dental Society.


Dr. Kennedy is married to celebrity hairstylist and Beachwaver inventor, Sarah Potempa. Together they have two children; Grayson and Lauder, and a malamute name Ash. He enjoys swimming, running and playing soccer. When he gets off time, he enjoys his family and taking Ash to the dog park.

Team

Dianne - Insurance Coordinator

Dianne brings 40 years of dental insurance knowledge to our office.  She has been with Dr. Cloe and Dr. Kennedy for 4 years. She enjoys being able to help patients understand and maximize their dental benefits.   Dianne and her husband Mike have two grown daughters, Michelle and Nicole.  She enjoys skiing, gardening and antique shopping.

Nancy - Scheduling Coordinator

Nancy has been with  us for five years.  She enjoys her interaction with the patients, and helping them understand treatment and their insurance benefits.  Nancy keeps busy with her four children, two boys and two girls.  She enjoys her family get togethers, remodeling her house and getting some time to watch Netflix.

Tanya - Hygienist

Tanya has been in the dental field for over 10 years.  She attended CLC for dental hygiene.   She enjoys talking and getting to know her patients.  Tanya and her husband Craig have two children, Jax and Lia.  She enjoys spending all of her time with them and cooking. 

Monica - Hygienist

Monica is the newest member of our team.  Coming to us with over 20 years of experience.  She has been a hygienist since 2004, graduating from CLC.  She enjoys interacting, educating and encouraging patients in the importance of oral hygiene. 

Monica live in Libertyville with her husband and two children.  She enjoys spending her time outdoors and baking. 

Stephanie - Hygienist

Stephanie joined our team in 2018 after relocating from Kentucky.   She has been a hygienist for 24 years graduating from Western Kentucky University, with additional training in local anesthetic.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and helping them achieve great oral health.  Stephanie also enjoys making their dental visit as pleasant and comfortable as possible. Stephanie is married with two children.  She enjoys her family time, traveling and hanging out with friends.

Diane - Hygienist

 Diane has been a part of our team for many years.  She enjoys educating her patients and helping in maintaining their oral health. Diane enjoys spending time on her boat when the weather allows, traveling and getting all the time she can with her grandson.

Carlene - Assistant

 Carlene has over 13 years of dental experience graduating from IVCC.  She enjoys talking with her patients and spending time with them to help them understand their dental needs.

Carlene is married and they have two boys who attend Round Lake schools.  She enjoys spending time with her family and attending their sports activities, such as baseball and basketball.  They all enjoy taking family vacations.

Bethany - Office Manager/Assistant

Bethany has been in the dental field for over 17 years.  She received her certification from UIC.  She enjoys educating patients on treatment and finances in a way that makes sense and benefits them most.   Bethany has a daughter.  She enjoys boating, DIY projects and traveling with the family when they get the chance.