All our professionals maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in dentistry.
Joel R. Korczak D.D.S.
Dr. Korczak received his undergraduate training at Loyola University of Chicago prior to attending the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He graduated with honors in 1981 and has been in private practice since that time. Since then, he has received advanced training in implant and restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and orthodontic treatment. Dr. Korczak is a member of the American Dental Association, Indiana State Dental Society, Northwest Indiana Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. He also holds a fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.
Brittney A. Jasek, D.M.D.
Dr. Jasek is a recent graduate of Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. She completed her undergraduate degree at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Dr. Jasek has been a patient at Dr. Korczak's office since she was two years old and is honored to join the remarkable team he has created. There is no place she would rather begin her career in dentistry than in an office that truly feels like home to her. She is eager to provide her patients with the dental experience she has been fortunate enough to know first hand.
Dr. Jasek has spent much of her time being involved in organizations such as the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. In addition, she has volunteered for various community clinics and events such as Arizona Mission of Mercy and HOPE Fest. She plans to remain active in organized dentistry and looks forward to the opportunity to give back to the community through volunteer service.
Patricia ("PJ") Lucido, Hygienist
Patricia is a 1993 graduate from Indiana University Northwest. There she completed her A.A.S. in Dental Hygiene and has been the hygienist on Dr. Korczak's team since then. Patricia began her work in the practice in 1987 as a dental assistant for six years before becoming a hygienist. Patricia greatly enjoys working with patients and their families and has formed numerous long-term bonds with them over her nearly 30 years in practice. She is particularly sensitive to putting nervous patients at ease during their visit. Patricia is a member of the American Dental Hygienists Association.
Stephanie Shively, Dental Assistant
Stephanie is a dental assistant here on Dr. Korczak's team. She graduated from Indiana University Northwest in 2014 and loves the career choice she has made for herself. She is so glad to be part of an amazing team here at the office, it's a great place to grow into her career. In her free time she enjoys playing softball, which she has been playing since she was young. When she's not on the field, you can find her in the saddle horseback riding. Stephanie is an only child but has a dog named Bud who she loves.
Mary Neveitt, Dental Assistant
Mary began her dental assistant career in 1978 in Chicago, Illinois after attending Felician College. In her 38 years of working as a dental assistant, 11 have been with Dr. Korczak's team. Mary loves her job and coworkers. She enjoys interacting with patients and tending to their dental needs. Mary has been married for 34 years, has 3 children, and 5 grandchildren. Outside of being a dental assistant, she spends her time gardening, cooking, and horseback riding.
Nicole Josifovski, Front Office
Nicole has been a part of Dr. Korczak's team since February of 2000. She started out as a chairside assistant while studying Business Management at Purdue University Calumet. Upon graduating with her bachelor's degree in 2003 she soon made a transition to be a part of the front office operations. Her position includes scheduling, treatment plan coordinating, financial arrangements, insurance and billing to name a few. She has been responsible for all front office operations for over 12 years. She strives to make sure all patients receive the utmost service. It is her goal to make sure each and every patient leaves the office 100% satisfied.