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My experience one more time was excellent. From the receptionist area all the way to the back room, Eva is my dental hygienist and the level of comfort with her it's what I was looking for, she is very gentle and attentive with my needs, the Dr. has a great patient skills communication, and this to me is priceless. I had a horrible experience with my last dentist, I am so glad that I found this great group of professionals that make every visit to their office like I am home. Thank you so much for all the care and concern for your patients, many blessings and keep it up! ;-)
- A Happy Patient
Meet Our Doctors

With four dentists on our team, including an orthodontist and periodontist, you and your family can get the care you need under one roof!

General dentist Dr. Chris Baboulas has expertise in family and cosmetic dentistry as well as implants and full mouth reconstruction.

Dr. Chris Baboulas
Dr. Kathy Karalekas is a general dentist who has received training focused on family and cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Kathy Karalekas
Staff orthodontist Dr. Ronald Metelka is one of a very limited number of orthodontists trained in lingual orthodontics.

Dr. Ronald Metelka
Dr. Bruce Abdullah is a board-certified Periodontist and has received specialty training in periodontics and implantology.

Dr. Bruce Abdullah

Welcome to our Practice

Welcome to North Shore Center of Dental Health

About Us

One of the things that makes North Shore Center of Dental Health so unique is that we have been serving our patients for more than 40 years. We love our patients, and we are proud to take care of entire families through the generations. When new patients come in to the North Shore Center of Dental Health, they see a group of people who enjoy working together and who enjoy working with our patients. We provide comprehensive care in a relaxed, down-to-earth atmosphere. Our fun, friendly staff and the  top-notch dental care we provide keep our patients coming back for life.

Meet the Doctors

At the North Shore Center of Dental Health, we can meet the majority of your dental needs all in one place with two general dentists as well as a periodontist and orthodontist on staff. Meet our doctors, Dr. Chris Baboulas and Dr. Kathy Karalekas, general dentists; Dr. Ronald Metelka, our staff orthodontist; and Dr. Bruce Abdullah, a board certified periodontist.


We offer a full range of services, including routine dental exams for your entire family, orthodontic treatments, and cosmetic and restorative dentistry services.  

We Provide Comfortable Care You Can Count On

Patient satisfaction is everything to us, so everything we do revolves around this. We have designed our office so that it is comfortable for patients of all ages. We have an excellent team who run the practice like a well-oiled machine. Nothing matters more to us than helping our patients maintain excellent oral health, and we strive to exceed our patients' expectations each and every day. 

We Want You to Be Relaxed When You Are in Our Office

Visiting the dentist is a source of anxiety for many people, and we know this. Our fun, inviting atmosphere and friendly, welcoming staff go a long way in alleviating many people's fears. We offer the latest in dental technology so patients get less invasive treatment. We believe that going to the dentist does not have to be painful and unpleasant! 

We Want to Be Your Family Dentist—for Life

We are looking forward to meeting you and your entire family. We want to provide you with the best in compassionate dental care. Call North Shore Center of Dental Health today to make an appointment for general, restorative, cosmetic, or orthodontic dentistry. We promise that you'll leave our office with a smile on your face!

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Patient Education Is Important

We are always happy to take the time necessary to answer your questions, before, during, and after your treatment. We also invite you to read our blog where you can learn more about oral health care, treatment options, and the latest in dental technology.

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