The Potempa Dentistry Team

The Potempa Dentistry Team

“My team is friendly, experienced and professional. You will feel welcome and special when you are with us. It is very rewarding to me when patients look in the mirror and are genuinely pleased with their smile. I take personal responsibility for my patients’ dental health. I know that my patients are well taken care of and that I am helping them achieve a lifetime of better dental health and harmony. Perfection is our goal, excellence is tolerated." - Dr. Greg

Gregory Potempa

Gregory Potempa

Doctor of Dental Surgery

Dr. Potempa is a Doctor of Dental Surgery and a founding member of the Quad Cities Association for the study of Orthodontics. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Champaign, Urbana and Loyola University School of Dentistry.

Dr. Greg spent three years as a Dentist in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Spangdahlem AFB, West Germany. While at "Spang" he was the base Endodontist and Preventative Dental Officer.

Dr. Greg started his practice in Warrenville in January, 1979.

Additional Affiliations

Charter member of the American Association of Functional Orthodontics; American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Studies; and Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). Dr. Greg received his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry in 1993, and is just a few hours of being eligible for his Mastership in this organization.

Professional Memberships and Licenses:  Illinois Dental License

Bonnie Bowden

Bonnie Bowden

Office Administrator

Bonnie has been with Dr. Potempa ’s practice for 12 years as the front desk receptionist. She is in charge of scheduling and insurance processing. When you call the office Bonnie will be there to cheerfully assist you.

Our patients appreciate how organized and dependable she is, someone they know they can count on. Bonnie loves the fact that because of her job she has 200 plus new friends!
Bonnie and her husband live in Naperville and have 3 grown children.

Marian Cosgrove

Marian Cosgrove

Registered Dental Hygienist

Marian graduated from Loyola University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has been a practicing dental hygienist with Dr. Potempa for many years.

Our patients love her gentle but thorough touch. Marian loves working with all of our patients and seeing their excitement when they have completed their treatment, everything from whitening to replacing their old metal fillings.
Marian and her husband Tim live in Warrenville where Tim grew up. They have 2 grown daughters, Molly and Kelly.

Sarah First

Sarah First

Registered Dental Hygienist

Sarah graduated from Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and has been a dental hygienist with Dr. Potempa for 16 years.

Our patients appreciate her thorough but gentle cleanings and friendly personality. Sarah loves the opportunity to get to know patients, and most importantly make a difference in their oral health.

Cindy Odle

Cindy Odle

Dental Assistant

Cindy graduated from Elgin Community College’s Dental Assisting program in 1999. She worked in oral surgery for 12 years and came to work for Dr. Potempa in 2012.

Our patients like her friendly personality and her ability to make them comfortable. She enjoys getting to know all the patients and catching up each time they come in.

Cindy and her husband live in West Chicago and have one child.