Meet Our Chicago Family and Cosmetic Dentists
Dr. Lina Valavanis Andreou
Dr. Lina Valavanis Andreou grew up in the north side of Chicago near Mather High School and later moved to Skokie. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and continued her education at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry where she received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1995. Dr. Andreou has also completed a post graduate certificate in general dentistry at Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center where she furthered her studies in cosmetic and implant dentistry as well as oral surgery.
Dr. Andreou attends numerous continuing education courses to stay current with the ever-changing advances in dentistry. She has completed a mini residency in implants and is a certified Invisalign dentist for clear braces.
Currently, Dr. Andreou is a member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Association, The Illinois State Dental Society, The Chicago Dental Society and a past president of the Hellenic American Dental Society. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and provides them with a gentle and comfortable dental experience.
Dr. Andreou lives in the northern suburbs with her husband and two sons. When she is not working, she has a passion for travel. She has traveled to several countries in Europe and especially enjoys visiting family in Greece. She also enjoys bike riding and attending her son’s sporting events. She speaks fluent Greek.
Dr. Andreou has been practicing dentistry for almost 20 years. After owning and selling her own practice, she managed the public health dental clinic for the City of Evanston for several years and has also practiced in offices in Park Ridge and Rolling Meadows.