Schoening Dental Care
1574 S. Bell School Road
Cherry Valley, IL 61016-9362

All our professionals at Schoening Dental Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest technology in dentistry.

Joseph Schoening, DDS                      
Graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, 1978

Dr. Joe Schoening's first years after graduation were spent at Crusaders Clinic.  He then established his private practice in 1980 at Alpine Village and recently relocated to a beautiful new office at CherryValley Crossing.
Professionally, Dr. Joe enjoys providing dental care for patients of all ages.  He believes in providing dental care that fits the needs and desires of his patients.  Dr. Schoening keeps current in the lastest concepts of continuing education and technology.  Personally, Dr. Schoening and his wife, Kathy, enjoy the outdoors, motocycling and, in inclement weather, reading.

Anne Lindquist,
Front Desk
Before coming to Schoening Dental Care, Anne was an office manager of a veterinary hospital for 15 years.  She has since had a career change and has been happy to be a part of the Schoening Dental Care team since fall 2011.


Amy Szymanski,
Front Desk
Amy has worked for Dr. Schoening for 24 years.  She is married and has two daughters.

Jodi Hantke,        
Graduated from Lakeland College, 1979                      
Certified in Dental Laser Therapy 
Jodi has worked for Dr. Schoening for 27 years.  Outside of work, Jodi enjoys gardening.

Libby Green,         
Graduated from Madison Area Techincal College, 1992
Certified in Dental Laser Therapy

Libby has worked at Schoening Dental Care for over 20 years. She is a Rockford native and has been married for 24 years.  In her free time she enjoys arts and crafts, music, movies, her yellow Lab, Summer, and Starbucks.

Kathy Schoening,

Joe and Kathy have been married for over 35 years.  They have two children.  Kathy previously worked at Swedish American Hospital in the areas of Wellness and cardiac care. She was also a state Certified CPR Instructor Trainer.  Kathy is always happy to talk about Wellness, especially as it relates to dental care.  In her free time,  she enjoys reading a good book and anything to do with the outdoors.  

Catherine Szymanski,
Dental Assistant

Catherine graduated from Boylan Catholic High School in May 2012 and plans to study Psychology at Rock Valley College.  She has been assisting Dr. Joe since summer 2011.

Lizzie Ramsden,
Dental Assistant

Lizzie has worked for Dr. Schoening for 3 years.  She holds two associates degrees from Rock Valley College. Lizzie and her husband had their first baby in May 2012.

Katherine Seck,

Katherine has worked at Schoening Dental Care since summer 2006.  She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2011 with a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science and is now a graduate student, working towards her Master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology.  In her time off of school, Katherine loves to visit her family in Rockford and work at Dr. Joe's office.