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Nicola Hill, DDS - Pediatric Dentist

Nicola Hill, DDS of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Hill has specialized in pediatric dentistry for over 25 years. She spent her childhood years in England and immigrated to the U.S. in 1980 where she attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. She received her DDS degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago Dental School and completed a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Illinois. Dr. Hill spent one year in a pediatric fellowship focusing on medically compromised children after residency.

In 1991, she founded ABC Dentistry and has been loving working with children ever since. She is a member of the ADA, CDS, ISDS, AAPD and is a past president of ISPD. She also is a Diplomate on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Hill is on staff at Alexian Brothers Medical Center. She is a clinical associate professor in the post-graduate pediatric dentistry department at UIC.

Outside The Office

Dr. Hill has five children and looks forward to their various sporting events and milestones. She also enjoys reading, traveling and running. Her gentle manner and genuine concern add a special quality to her 25 years of pediatric experience.

 

Gay Brodersen, DDS - Pediatric Dentist

Gay Brodersen, DDS of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Brodersen has specialized in pediatric dentistry for over 25 years. She grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology at Indiana University. She came back to Chicago and earned her DDS degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago Dental School. Following dental school, she stayed at the University of Illinois for a two year residency in pediatric dentistry. Her studies in pediatric dentistry continued with a year fellowship program.

Dr. Brodersen began her career in private practice when she joined ABC Dentistry back in 1996. She is a member of the ADA, CDS, ISDS, and the AAPD. She is on staff at St Alexius in Hoffman Estates and Alexian Brothers in Elk Grove Village. Dr. Brodersen regularly attends continuing education courses to stay current on emerging techniques and research in the field of pediatric dentistry.

Outside The Office

Dr. Brodersen had three children that she loves to spend time with. She also enjoys gardening, hiking, traveling and spending time with her two dogs, Delilah and Snickers. Dr. Brodersen strives to make each and every dental visit a comfortable and positive experience.

 

Samantha Mueller, DMD - Pediatric Dentist

Samantha Mueller, DMD of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Samantha Mueller was born in Chicago and raised in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.  She completed her Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Molecular and Cellular Biology.  Her love of working with children began in high school while working as an assistant at ABC Dentistry to her mother, Dr. Nicola Hill.  In 2017, Dr. Sam completed dental school, receiving her DMD from the  University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. After dental school, she began her two-year pediatric residency also at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She received her Masters in Oral Sciences during her residency and performed research in innovative clinical pediatric dentistry techniques.  She also is a Diplomate on the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Sam is on staff at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

Outside The Office

Dr. Samantha Mueller enjoys time spent outdoors, an active lifestyle, traveling, and trying new restaurants. She loves treating children and helping make each child’s experience at the dentist enjoyable and fun.

 

Stephanie Bollow, DMD - Pediatric Dentist

Samantha Mueller, DMD of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Stephanie Bollow was born and raised in the western suburbs of Chicago. She attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for her undergraduate studies where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Psychology. Dr. Bollow went on to earn her D.M.D from the University of Illinois Chicago where she stayed after dental school to complete a two-year residency in pediatric dentistry as well as a Masters in Oral Sciences. Her interest in pediatrics stemmed from growing up with a young niece and nephews and was solidified after working as a pediatric dental assistant in private practice before entering dental school. In her free time, she enjoys cheering on the Chicago Bears, cooking with her husband, and playing with her Goldendoodle puppy, Kona. Dr. Bollow strives to provide positive experiences for each child to promote healthy life habits.


 

John Cordell, DDS - General Dentist

John Cordell, DDS of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. John Cordell is a general dentist who has been in private practice for over 30 years. He was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He received his BA degree in Biology from the University of Illinois in 1985. Upon completion of his four year undergraduate education in Champaign, IL, Dr. Cordell entered the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, in Chicago. In 1989, Dr. Cordell completed dental school, receiving his DDS degree and earning a place in the one year General Practice Residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Dr. Cordell has remained active in his profession during his years of private practice. He is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and the American Dental Association. In addition, Dr. Cordell attends many continuing education courses annually.

Outside The Office

As the father of five children, Dr. Cordell enjoys spending time with them and coaching them in their youth sporting activities. He is also a passionate golfer.
 

 

Kiley Hainds, DDS - General Dentist

Kiley Hainds, DDS of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Hainds grew up in Jacksonville, IL. She received her Bachelors degree in Biology from Illinois Wesleyan University. She then moved to Farmington, CT and completed her DMD degree at the University of Connecticut. After completion of dental school, she moved back to the Midwest for a 1-year AEGD (Advanced Education in General Dentistry) residency program at Southern Illinois University, which she completed in June 2009.

Dr. Hainds joined ABC Dentistry as an associate in 2009. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry, and she attends continuing education courses to stay informed of the new advances in dentistry. She thoroughly enjoys meeting new people and is excited to be practicing at ABC Dentistry in Schaumburg.

Outside The Office

Dr. Hainds is married to Joseph Bopp, a research chemist, and they have two children. She loves spending time with her family, playing with her dog, and reading.

 

Katie Edgcomb, DDS - Orthodontist

Katie Edgcomb, DDS of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Edgcomb’s goal is to help people of all ages achieve their most beautiful and healthy smiles, all while in a comfortable, compassionate, and enjoyable atmosphere.

Dr. Edgcomb grew up in Rockford, Illinois, and participated in the sport of competitive figure skating for twelve years. She became inspired to pursue orthodontics after her own positive experience as a teenager.

Dr. Edgcomb attended Marquette University where she earned a B.S. in Dental Hygiene (2004) and DDS. in Dentistry (2008). She completed her post-doctoral orthodontic residency, and earned an MS in oral biology, at the University of Illinois at Chicago (2011), a program known for producing leaders in the field of orthodontics.

Dr. Edgcomb routinely uses braces, aligners, and growth modification techniques. She is experienced in one and two-phase orthodontic treatment, and interdisciplinary adult and orthognathic surgery cases. Dr. Edgcomb regularly attends continuing education classes to keep informed of the constantly changing treatment techniques in orthodontics. She is a member of the ADA, CDS, AAO, ISO, and MSO.

Outside The Office

In her spare time, Dr. Edgcomb is an avid cross-fitter and enjoys cooking, and spending time with family & friends. She is also a proud dog-mom to her two Australian Labradoodles, Murphy & Rosie.

 

Alexa Pulli, DDS - Pediatric Dentist

Katie Edgcomb, DDS of ABC Dentistry & Orthodontics in Schaumburg, ILDr. Alexa Pulli was born and raised in Rochester, NY. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and minor in Medical Humanities at Boston College.

After completing her undergraduate education, she worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator in the department of Pediatric Psychopharmacology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she discovered her passion for pediatrics and public health.

Dr. Alexa completed dental school in 2022, receiving her DDS from University at Buffalo. After dental school, she began her two-year pediatric dentistry residency at University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to her pediatric dental training, she received her Masters in Oral Sciences.

In her free time, she enjoys trying new restaurants in the city of Chicago, traveling to new cities, spending time with family and friends, and cheering for the Buffalo Bills. She loves seeing children and strives to make each dental visit positive, fun, and comfortable for both the child and parents.

If you are looking for a dental team who can provide the best dental care to your entire family, call ABC Dentistry today to schedule your visit!

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