Meet Our Doctors
Berwyn IL Dentist
Meet Olivia A. Lares, D.D.S.
Dr. Olivia Lares graduated from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in 2010. Upon graduation, she completed a general practice residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, IL. During her residency, she received advanced training in general dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, oral surgery, pediatric dentistry and management of medically compromised patients. Since completing her residency Dr. Lares has been practicing dentistry in the Chicagoland area. She has also completed numerous continuing education courses on topics including implants, Invisalign, dental lasers, and aesthetics.
During her free time, Dr. Lares enjoys traveling, running and yoga. She also speaks Spanish fluently.
Read more about Dr. Lares in whyberwyn.com’s Meet Berwyn’s Entrepreneurs: Olivia Lares of Berwyn Dental Connetion.
Meet Merissa Richter, D.D.S.
Dr. Richter grew up in Maple Grove, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2012 with a bachelors degree in physiology and child psychology. In 2016, she graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry with a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. Following dental school graduation, she completed a general practice residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, IL. During her residency she obtained additional training in all of the dental specialties, as well as supplemental training treating medically compromised patients, IV sedation, operating room dentistry and special needs dentistry. She is currently a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society. In her free time, she enjoys running, reading, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.