Dr. Leann A. Burch earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in Alton, IL in 2004.

Dentist - Loves Park, IL
8100 Forest Hills Road
Loves Park, IL 61111
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The brief descriptions below are designed to familiarize you with our staff's training, professional credentials and work experience.

Dr. Leann A. Burch D.M.D.


Dr. Burch’s pre-professional education was completed at Northern Illinois University in 2000.  She earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine in 2004. In 2005 she completed an Implant Fellowship at Southern Illinois University. The Fellowship in Implant Dentistry is a one-year, clinically oriented program in which implant fellows perform all phases of implant dentistry.

In 2007, Dr. Burch opened Burch Dental.  Her professional passions include restorative implant dentistry, incorporating new dental technology, and dental sedation.  Dr. Burch's professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Winnebago County Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, and the Seattle Study Club.

From 2001-2010, Dr. Burch participated in a yearly dental mission to the underserved people of Jamaica.  Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her spouse and children, traveling, boating and water sports, and snow skiing.


Dr. Brent Verheecke

Dr. Brent Verheecke received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2006. He has worked in private practice since 2006 in Ogle County. Dr. Verheecke has participated as an associate instructor for UIC at Crusader Community Health Clinic since 2008.

Dr. Verheecke's professional memberships include the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Grant Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society. He also served as chairperson for the Grant Dental Society for National Children's Dental Health Month and participates in Give Kids a Smile annually.

In his spare time, Dr. Verheecke enjoys fantasy football and playing euchre. His wife, Cassandra is in Family Medicine at Swedish American Group.


Dr. Jonathan D. Rohl  D.D.S.

Dr. Jonathan D. Rohl received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2011. Dr. Rohl grew up in Loves Park, Illinois and attended Boylan Central Catholic High School. He graduated from Marquette University in 2006 with a B.S. in Biomedical Sciences. During dental school, he completed extramural clinical rotations through Northwest Community Health’s Dental Van and Rockford’s Crusader Clinic.

Upon graduation, Dr. Rohl was awarded the Leon and Wanda Sabien Class of 1955 Scholarship in recognition for demonstrating the utmost in commitment of care for others during his years in dental school. His professional memberships include: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, and Chicago Dental Society.

Outside the office, Dr. Rohl enjoys playing basketball, golfing, bass fishing, and spending time with family and friends. His wife, Krista, is a registered dental hygienist.

“I am honored to be back in my hometown caring for those in the community. I look forward to taking care of all your dental needs.”


Danna, Patient Care Coordinator

Danna has been in the dental field for over 15 years.  You will find her by the front desk assisting the patients with their appointments, insurance questions, financial questions, and answering their phone calls.

When away from work, she enjoys spending time cheering for and watching her 10 year old son Brandt  wrestle and play football.


Kathryn, Financial and Insurance Coordinator

I have been in the dental field for over 6 years and joined the Burch Dental team in 2008. If you have any questions regarding Billing or Insurance I will help to meet your needs and make your visits simple and hassle free. I enjoy seeing the smiling faces of our patients and the results of our Doctors quality treatment.

“Our patients feel comfortable here, and enjoy the atmosphere of our dental team.”

Away from the office I enjoy Interior Design and spending time with my dear husband Bryon and my busy 3 year old son Dylan.

Kristin, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kristin completed her Hygiene training at Rock Valley College. She has been a dental hygienist for 5 years, and has been with Burch Dental for 4 ½ years.

“My goal is to help you achieve optimal oral health. As a hygienist I enjoy educating each patient in the prevention and treatment of periodontal disease. I look forward to meeting you and helping you find value in your smile.”

Kristin is a newlywed and is a Rockford native. Kristin and her husband reside in Rockford with their 3 dogs (Rowan, Daphney, & Butkus).

Kelly, Dental Assistant

Kelly has been in the dental field for over 13 years.

“My goal is to make you as comfortable as possible in the dental chair while you are receiving dental treatment. I also sterilize and disinfect instruments for dental procedures and instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care. There’s always something to keep me busy whether it’s lab work or just keeping the patients company.”

When away from work I enjoy spending time with my 8 year old daughter Trinity.


Taryn, Dental Assistant

Taryn has been in the dental field for over 12 years. She is multi-talented and is very dedicated to her patients and her job. She truly loves providing great dental care to our patients. What she loves most about her job is helping patients and seeing a smile on their faces when they leave our office.

When away from work she enjoys spending time with her 6yr old son Peyton.

Carol, Dental Assistant 

Carol has been in the dental field for 15 years.  She enjoys the social aspect her job and getting to know each patient personally.   When she is out of the office, she loves to shop for antiques and "treasure hunt."      Carol is a Rockford native blessed with 2 adult daughters, Danielle and Alison.

Lisa, Dental Assistant


Lisa has been a dental assistant for over 30 years.  She is a native of Freeport and worked most of her career in the Freeport area.

Lisa’s enthusiasm is contagious!  She loves to learn new things about dentistry and enjoys interacting with the patients.  Lisa strives to make your visit pleasant.

Outside the office, Lisa and her husband, Dan, enjoy gardening, bicycling, hiking with their 2 yellow labs, and riding their appaloosa horses.  She loves to quilt in the winter and help her husband with woodworking crafts. 


Erica, Registered Dental Hygienist

Erica graduated in 2003 with her Hygiene Degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.  She has been with Burch Dental since 2008.  Erica was instrumental in incorporating fully electronic health records to the practice, and she loves to help patients understand all of their treatment options while they are in her chair. 

She enjoys spending her free time with her two children and her husband, Bob.


Kellie, Registered Dental Hygienist

Kellie has been in the dental field for over 6 years.  She graduated from Rock Valley College in 2007, and has been with Burch Dental for over a year.  She enjoys meeting new people, and emphasizing the importance of having a healthy mouth. 
"As a hygienist, it is my responsibility to educate you on the importance of a healthy mouth.  I look forward to meeting you, and assisting you with any of your dental needs."

In her free time she enjoys traveling, and spending time with her husband, and daughter Kallie. 



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