Meet The Team

Dentist in North Barrington

Office Manager:

Jo is our office manager. Jo brings with her many skills acquired in her work history, including having worked in attorney’s offices as well as being office manager for manufacturer’s reps in the toy industry for 15 years. Jo feels it a privilege to be working with such a talented, skilled staff at Alpine Dental. She appreciates the friendly, caring attitude of every member of our staff which translates to excellence for our patients.

Jo is married with 4 grown daughters, 3 sons-in-law and 7 grandchildren. Besides spending time with grandchildren, in her off time she enjoys cooking, decorating, music and camping.


Tammy graduated from Harper College with an Associates of Applied Science degree in Dental Hygiene in 1995 and has been with Alpine Dental for over a decade and our patients love her knowledge of their oral care, as well as her thorough yet gentle touch and warm smile. She loves her job at Alpine Dental because the staff and the patients feel like family to her. Her passion is for her patient’s health and well-being.

Tammy enjoys being a wife and mother outside of work.

We are thrilled to introduce you to our newest team member, Rosemary! Rosemary graduated from Marquette University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dental Hygiene. She comes to us with 29 years of experience performing preventive dentistry and patient education with a gentle touch and encouraging smile. Rosemary is excited to be part of the progressive and enthusiastic team at Alpine Dental and looks forward to meeting our patients and helping them achieve optimal oral health.

Rosemary is a married with two children.

Dental Assistants:

Elena has been at Alpine Dental since 2008 and trained to work with orthodontics, orthopedic appliances, and medical sleep dentistry. Elena has great understanding of the work that Dr. Klein does to help TMJ patients. Elena is very gifted in creating individualized orthopedic and orthodontic appliances. She enjoys working in such a friendly environment where everyone is nice. She’s gratified by how much patients improve with correct treatment.

In her spare time Elena likes to remodel and rebuild things in her house. Taking her boys for walks is always time well spent.

Welcome to our newest chairside surgical assistant, Brooke! She has been working at Alpine Dental since January, 2016. She enjoys her job in the dental field, seeing smiles every day and being able to help improve the health of others. Brooke is our youngest team member and has social media skills she is able to put to use on our behalf.

In her free time Brooke enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, walking her dog, Bentley, and motocross.

Financial and Insurance Coordinator:

Amy has been a part of Alpine Dental since 1986. She loves working with the team and is passionate with helping patients. Her dedication and enthusiasm makes every experience enjoyable and stress-free. Amy uses her many skills to provide excellent patient care. She is also very knowledgeable when it comes to both medical and dental insurance, and can help maximize your benefits.

Amy is a mother of two boys and enjoys spending time with them.

Patient Coordinator:

Helga began working at Alpine Dental in April 2015.  Prior to joining our team, she worked 3 years as a Pharmacy Technician at a small, independent pharmacy, and 25 years providing Administrative and Customer Service support in the corporate world. Helga, very much, enjoys working with all of the friendly and knowledgeable staff at Alpine Dental, as well as meeting and serving all of our patients.

Cooking and baking are Helga’s favorite hobbies, as well as enjoying family time with her husband and son.