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Pam has worked in the dental field for over 30 years, joining our team in 2003. Her positions have included chairside assisting, and Patient Care Coordinator at the front desk. She grew up in the Aurora area and has a daughter who graduated from Augustana class of 2013 who is now married! Pam enjoys spending her free time with her grandson.

Meet the Staff in Aurora, IL


April has been in the dental field since she became certified through a Dental Assisting Program in 2002, and she is currently certified through the State of Illinois to assist in Oral/Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation. In 2007 she joined our team as Dr. Pauly’s assistant. April lives in Montgomery with her son, who takes up all her free time.

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Karen has been in our office since 2008. She has had a variety of duties from clerical to chairside dental assisting. Beginning as a substitute assistant, she has progressed to having all assisting skills. She has also become most skilled at some of our more technologically demanding duties, exemplified with her expertise of our CEREC System for indirect restorations. Karen is also certified through the State of Illinois to assist with Conscious Oral Sedation. She is the daughter of Dr. James C. Pauly and can be found assisting the doctors and doing lab work. Karen spends her spare time with her many dogs—and volunteers as a foster home for a local rescue.

Meet the Staff in Aurora, IL


Jessica joined our team in 2016, and prior to our practice Jessica has enjoyed 12 years of experience bonding with patients and helping them maintain healthy mouths. She has recently moved to Montgomery from Chicago. When her two children are not keeping her busy, Jessica likes to explore her new neighborhood. Suggest a new restaurant nearby next time you see her for your hygiene appointment!

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Lesly joined our team in 2018 as a chairside dental assistant. Lesly is an Aurora local, and enjoys spending her free time with her husband, her 5-year old son and 2-year old daughter. Lesly likes to hit the gym with her husband when they can get a few minutes away from their kiddos. Share some insight on workout tips whenever you stop in!


Meghyn graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California and has been practicing as a dental hygienist since 2011. She started in the dental field as a dental assistant and has worked with specialties such as Periodontics, Orthodontics, Prosthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. With a passion for education, Meghyn strives to empower every patient to take control of their oral and systemic health!

Meet the Staff in Aurora, IL


Linda has worked in the dental field for 30 years; she co-owned a dental lab for 7 years. She has 3 children and 2 dogs. Linda enjoys spending her free time with her grandson and also loves to travel!

Meet the Staff in Aurora, IL


Jane is Dr. Pauly’s wife and has been the office manager of our office for several decades. She and Dr. Pauly are long time residents of Aurora, and together have 5 children--all who have been raised in the community. Jane enjoys traveling, getting together with her group of girlfriends, and keeping track of her family in her spare time!

Meet the Staff in Aurora, IL

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Pauly & Tompkins Family Dental Group
1940 W. Galena Blvd. Suite 10 Aurora IL 60506
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James C. Pauly Doctor
Tania Tompkins Doctor
Jane Office Manager
Pam Patient Care Coordinator
Linda Front Desk Coordinator
April Dental Assistant
Karen Dental Assistant
Jessica Dental Assistant
Lesly Dental Assistant
Meghyn Dental Assistant