Dr. Paula Lobo Needham, Pediatric Dentist

Paula Lobo Needham, DMD – Vernon Hills Pediatric Dentist, Gurnee Pediatric Dentist

Dr. Paula Lobo Needham

Dr. Paula is originally from Chicago, attended Tufts University in Medford, MA, where she received her BS in Psychology. At Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston she earned her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and was awarded Merit Scholarship for academic performance. After earning her DMD degree, she completed a 1-year General Practice Residency in Maywood, IL at Loyola Medical Center where she discovered her love for the pediatric population and working with children with special health care needs. Dr. Paula completed her Pediatric Dental Residency at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. She is thrilled to return home to practice in the area she grew up!

She is board certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a member of the American Association of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society.

Dr. Paula is a proud mommy of two little boys and two rescue dogs, Wylie Coyote and Wrigley. In her free time she loves cooking, reading, playing in the park with the family, Pilates, or trips to Target!