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Our Philosophy

Our vision is that we are known for educating and guiding our patients along a path of optimal oral and dental health by providing the highest level of state-of-the-art dentistry. Our focus is oral and systemic health, cosmetic dentistry, and functional dentistry. We expect, every day, as a team of energetic professionals to earn the loyalty and trust of our patients.

Paul Etchison


Dr. Paul Etchison was born in the city of Joliet, Illinois. He spent his childhood growing up in Lockport and graduated from Lockport Township High School. Continuing his education, he graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, with a Bachelor of Science and a minor in chemistry. Dr. Etchison then attended the University of Illinois College of Dentistry where he was awarded his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree along with a Bachelor of Science in dentistry.

Kathy Pycinska


Dr. Kathy joined the Nelson Ridge team in 2015 and grew up in Munster, Indiana. She received her Bachelor’s degree in biology from Purdue University, after which she attended Indiana University School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery with high distinction. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Pycinska elected to continue her dental education by completing a one-year, general practice residency at the VA Medical Center in Indianapolis.


Stevan Djordjevic


Dr. Djordjevic grew up in Lyons and graduated from Lyons Township High school before earning his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin. He then went on to earn his doctorate of dental surgery from the University of Michigan. Dr. Djordjevic believes that lifelong learning through continuing education courses are important to stay current with the latest advancements in dental technology and dental procedures. He treats all of his patients like family and strives to provide his patients with a dental experience that exceeds their expectations. Dr. Djordjevic and his wife, Jasmina live in Darien with their son Maks and twin daughters Katarina and Nevena. Outside of the office Dr. Djordjevic enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, reading and traveling.

Patrycja "Patti" Radon


Dr.Radon completed her undergraduate degree with honors from University of Illinois at Chicago. She then earned my Doctorate of Dental Medicine degree from Midwestern University. She dedicates her my free time to continuing education through Spear Academy in areas of aesthetic dentistry and orthodontics. While commuting to work, She listen to dental podcasts that cover a variety of topics that range from the latest technology in dentistry to implementing the best dental care possible to patients.

Amir Danesh


Dr. Amir Danesh earned his DDS in 2008 and received his postdoctoral specialty training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University. Dr. Danesh’s goal is to put his patients’ interests first and minimize inconvenience and stress by making processes noninvasive and more efficient. He is a big believer in evidence-based dentistry and uses current techniques and industry breakthroughs to provide the highest quality of care to his patients.