Meet the Staff
Alona Alferez, RDH: Registered Dental Hygienist
Born and raised in the Philippines, Alona graduated from College of Lake County's Dental Hygiene Program in 2006. Shortly after, she joined the Winning Smile Dental Group team. The patients are her favorite part of her job; their life stories and experiences. Alona enjoys traveling, eating out and working out. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and 2 kids.
Cindy Holtfreter, RDH: Registered Dental Hygienist
Cindy chose Dental Hygiene from the very beginning graduating from Southern Illinois University over 30 years with an Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene and a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management. She spent the first 12 years in a periodontal practice and then brought her periodontal experience, passion for prevention and compassion in care to family dentistry.
Cindy finds joy teaching, coaching, reading, swimming, golfing, going to movies, traveling and spending quality time with friends and family