Our Team

Dr. Heather Kitchens

Dr. Heather Kitchens

Dr. Heather Kitchens

Dr. Kitchens strives to deliver quality and compassionate dentistry personalized to her patient’s needs. She is dedicated to exceeding the American Dental Association requirements in continuing education, and has completed hundreds of hours of post-dental school education in all phases of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. She is actively involved in several dental organizations including the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Society of Forensic Odontology, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Dr. Kitchens is a graduate of Tufts University’s School of Dental Medicine and also completed a general practice residency program at Harvard’s School of Dental Medicine.

Prior to starting Freshworks Dental Studio, Dr. Kitchens has been an associate in several area dental practices learning from some of the best in the business. She is excited to be serving patients using the latest and greatest techniques in the Northcenter community where she has resided since 2003.

During her free time, Dr. Kitchens enjoys music, art, great food, long walks with her husband, and spending time with family and friends. She is a pianist and an avid reader.

Dr. Kitchens looks forward to meeting you and discussing your dental questions or concerns.

Dr. Heather Hruskocy (pronounced Ra-sko-see)

Dr. Hruskocy was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago.  She is thrilled to be practicing dentistry in her favorite city.  Heather received her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin (Go Badgers!) and attended Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine for her Doctorate of Dental Medicine.  Dr. Hruskocy believes that patient education and communication is the key to helping every patient experience a positive dental visit.  She also strives to dedicate time during each visit to provide details on procedures and treatment options to allow patients to feel more comfortable about receiving dental work.

Although Dr. Hruskocy has spent the majority of her life living in the Midwest, she loves to travel and explore new cultures.  She has spent time in Morocco and Jamaica volunteering in the medical and dental field.  In her free time she loves to bring her dog, Buddy, to the beach, explore new restaurants around the city, and spend time with family and friends.