Staff

  • Dr.
    David J. Fulton Jr.
    D.D.S., F.A.C.D., F.I.C.D.

    Dr. David J. Fulton, Jr. is a 1983 graduate of Miami University and a 1987 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. The Fulton Family has been a mainstay in providing excellence in dental care for families of northern Lake County for over 50 years. Dr. Fulton, Jr. spent the first 27 years of practice in partnership with his father, David Sr. In 2014, Fulton and Fulton, D.D.S. transitioned into Fulton Family Dental Ltd. with the retirement of Dr. Fulton, Sr.

    Dr Fulton, Jr has risen to the top leadership positions dentistry, having served as President of The Lake County Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. He has also served as the General Chair of the American Dental Association's Annual Session in Atlanta in 2017. He has been honored with fellowships in The American College of Dentists, The International College of Dentists, The Odontographic Sociey, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. In his spare time he also exercises his passion in wine serving as the Wine Director of the locally celebrated resturant, The Shanty. 

  • Kimberly Fulton
    Office Manager

    I’ve been married to Dr. Fulton Jr. for 35 years. While raising our 3 sons, I began working in the office in 1998 and now serve as its office manager. Together with my husband, we enjoy creating a feeling of family amongst our staff and patients.

  • Gerardo Lopez
    RDH

    Gerado was born in Chicago but lived his entire life in Waukegan.He is a graduate from the College of Lake County Dental Hygiene Program earning an Associates Degree in Applied Science. Shortly after graduation, Gerardo joined the Fulton Family Dental team. He states,' I am very passionate and enthusiastic about my profession and will always put my patients before anything else assuring them that I am delivering the highest quality of care possible!'

  • Rachel Smith
    RDH

    Rachel joined Fulton Family Dental in 2016 as a part-time Registered Dental Hygienist. We were happy to have her join our full-time team in June 2018. She graduated from the College of Lake County in 2010 with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. Prior to her hygiene career, Rachel worked as a Certified Nurses Assistant at a local nursing home for 10 years. She decribes herself as a 'caring person who enjoys spending time caring for others'. She is a life long resident of Lake County and spends most of her free time with her son.

  • Cynthia Mason

    Cynthia grew up in MN. She attended North Dakota State College of Science Dental Assisting program where she graduated from in 2006. July of 2006 she moved to Illinois. She joined Fulton Family Dental in August 2006, where she has been ever since. She looks forward to many more years of being part of the Fulton Family.

    Cynthia is married and has 2 children. Hobbies include reading, cooking, and spending time with her family.

  • Daisy Garza

    Born and raised in Waukegan, Daisy has served the dental profession since 2012. She joined Fulton Family Dental in May 2020 and is excited to continue to learn and grow with our team as our newest assistant. On her free time, she loves to spend time with her two boys and also enjoys quality time with her whole family on the weekends!

  • Kelsey Cribb

    Kelsey was born and raised in Waukegan. She became passionate about dentistry and began working in the dental field in 2018. You will see Kelsey both at the Front Desk and Chairside assisting with patients. She is enthusiastic about expanding her knowledge in the profession. Outside of the office, she enjoys rollerblading, lake activities and just about anything dealing with the great outdoors. She also has a passion for cooking and spending precious time with family. She is always spreading positivity to our staff and patients with her bright smile! 

  • Lily the dog

    Lilly joined the practice in March 2019 and has been licensed as an Emotional support animal. Her main concern each work day is color coordinating her outfit with the staff scrubs of the day! She loves to greet patients at the front desk and is always available for a good petting chairside when needed (unless she is having a beauty nap in the back office!) !

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Primary Location

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-1:00 pm

*Saturday hours may vary

Sunday:

Closed