Dr. Moon is a highly skilled dentist with years of experience from all over the world. The moment you meet Dr. Moon, you’ll be reassured by his friendliness, technical precision, and gentle chairside manner, all making him the preferred dentist in Crystal Lake, Illinois.Read More
Dr. Yoodong Moon was born in a small rural town in South Korea. Since he was young, he loved to explore and traveled to many countries. He studied abroad in Australia and Japan. Then he moved to Maryland, where he began his career at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.
He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry. Following dental school, Dr. Moon moved to Anchorage, Alaska, and practiced full time as a general dentist for several years, thus gaining broad experience in all fields of dentistry. When his daughter was born, he and his family moved to Palatine to be near his wife’s family.
Dr. Moon remains updated on all the latest dental advancements by continuing to attend educational courses and seminars. When he is not working in clinic, he works as faculty member in Hiossen implant study clubs, giving lectures and overseeing the clinical portions of the lectures. He also diligently reads professional journals and publications in all areas of dentistry. He has completed a leading implant course, Implant MaxiCourses at Loma Linda University, Endodontic courses at DELendo with Dr. Buchanan, and many others.
He devotes many days to continuing dental education courses, well above the requirements of Illinois law. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and Chicago Dental Society. Dr. Moon and wife, Yun, have lovely daughters named Adelyn and Evelyn. Dr. Moon enjoys playing golf, soccer, tennis, and table tennis, and loves spending time with his daughters.
Dr. Barot was born in India and relocated with her parents and brother to Illinois in McHenry County at a young age. After graduating from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Biological Sciences withCum Laude institutional honor, she considered possibility of entering the healthcare profession. It was during shadowing and volunteering that she realized dentistry was her calling. The idea of bringing smile to the community intrigued her. She pursued her passion and attended the UIC College of Dentistry, earning Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD).Read More
In addition to getting dental education, Dr. Barot was also involved in many other activities: She was a research assistant in endodontics and digital dentistry, and a teaching assistant in periodontics. She also volunteered providing dental care to the underprivileged community. She is a recipient of Bisco Inc Award for her work in preventative and restorative care, and Golden Scaler Award in periodontics. She also earned the first place in Predoctoral Student Basic Science Award for her work in the endodontics research.
Following her graduation, Dr. Barot practiced as a general dentist while attending many continuing education courses such as endodontics and Oral surgery mini-residency. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, McHenry County Dental Society, American Association of Endodontics, and Academy of General Dentistry. She is currently pursuing her Fellowship of the Academy of General Dentistry while serving the community for their oral needs by providing dental care with compassion.
Dr. Barot likes to spend her free time with her family and friends. She enjoys watching movies, going on walks with her family, and playing Lego Bricks with her daughter.
Judy graduated with honors and a Distinction in Clinical Advancement award from the College of Lake County Dental Hygiene program in 2010. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies at the Trinity International University. She has been working with our team since January 2021. You will come to see that she is compassionate, puts her patients at ease and ensures that you will have a positive dental experience. Judy loves her career as a dental hygienist and considers all her patients family. Judy was born and raised in Korea, she moved to the USA in 1993. In her spare time, she loves being with her family and friends and enjoys gardeningRead More
Lesly was born in California and moved to Illinois when she was 15 years old. Lesly has been a chairside dental assistant since 2014 and has been recently cross-trained as a receptionist and treatment plan coordinator. She enjoys helping patients receive the best dental care. Lesly has two wonderful kids and a loving husband, whom she spends the majority of her free time with.
Tanya was born in South America and was adopted into a loving family. Tanya graduated from Northwest Suburban College at the top of her class in dental assisting. She enjoys spending time with her family, pets, friends, and hiking. Tanya appreciates working for a practice dedicated to patient wellness. She hopes to achieve enhanced patient confidence through a brilliant smile.
Gabby is our office manager and treatment plan coordinator. She was born and raised in the Mchenry County area. She studied psychology and health information management in college and is grateful that she found Dr. Moon to start her career in the health management field. She has always loved helping people and is happy that she gets to work with patients and help them directly. Gabby has a very friendly and laid-back personality and loves to get to know the patients. In her free time, Gabby enjoys traveling, watching movies, reading, and playing with her puppy Hiccup.