Meet Your Doctors at Park Avenue Dental Professionals
Kathleen Christie-Jaroch, DDS
Dr. Christie-Jaroch received her D.D.S. from Northwestern University in 1990 and her Respiratory Therapy Degree, also from Northwestern, in 1978. She worked as a respiratory therapist at Loyola University Medical Center and Rush North Shore Medical Center from 1978-1986. During this time, she completed her undergraduate degree in Health Sciences.
Dr. Christie-Jaroch is a member of the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society, American Association of Dental Sleep Medicine, and Lake County Dental Study Club. She has served on various committees for the dental society since 1991. Her clinical expertise includes restorative, implant, and cosmetic dentistry in a relaxed atmosphere. She is committed to clinical excellence, infection control, and continuing education.
In 1991, Dr Christie-Jaroch began her dental practice in Vernon Hills, but relocated her home and practice to Libertyville in 1992. Her and her husband Gregg have three children Kayla, Mackenzie, and Natalie and three four-legged children. In the doctor’s leisure time, she enjoys time at their lakehouse, golf, traveling, exercise, “Da Bears”, and spending time with friends and family.
Meggan L. Rutledge, DDS
Dr. Meggan Rutledge attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Bioengineering. She then continued her education at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. Dr. Rutledge received special honors training in Endodontics and Pediatrics, as well as obtained additional recognition for her work in implant dentistry and exceptional commitment to patient care.
Dr. Rutledge is passionate about continuing her dental education, energetically attending local dental study club meetings and completing continuing education courses. She is an active member of the American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Rutledge grew up in Crystal Lake, IL and now resides in Lincolnshire with her husband, David and son, Charlie. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her siblings (she is one of six kids!), running, and traveling.