North Shore Center of Dental Health - Doctors
Dr. Chris Baboulas - General Dentist
Dr. Chris Baboulas is a 1986 graduate of the Loyola University School of Dentistry. His training focuses on family and cosmetic dentistry as well as implants and full mouth reconstruction. He is a member of the ADA, PFA, ICD, AGD, AAID, CDS, ISDS and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Chris proudly served his country during Operation Desert Storm and is currently retired from the US Army.
Dr. Chris and his staff are happy to donate their time and services to many worthy causes.
He has partnered with the "Give Back a Smile" program through the AACD in which he donates needed dental care to victims of domestic violence.
He is also partners with the Illinois Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped, in which he donates dental care to people who cannot afford needed treatment due to serious disabilities, advanced age, or impaired health.
Dr. Chris Baboulas is a licensed General Dentist and is an Invisalign and Biolase certified provider.
Dr. Kathy Karalekas - General Dentist
Dr. Kathy Karalekas is also a 1986 graduate of Loyola University School of Dentistry. Like her husband, Dr. Chris Baboulas, her training focuses on family and cosmetic dentistry. She is a member of the ADA, CDS and ISDS.
Dr. Kathy Karalekas is a licensed General Dentist. She is also a Lumineers and Biolase laser certified provider.
Dr. Ronald Metelka - Orthodontist
Dr. Ronald Metelka, our staff Orthodontist, received his doctorate degree from Loyola Univeristy and in 1980 received his specialty degree from the Northwestern University School of Dentistry. For over 20 years, Dr. Ron has treated hundreds of adults and children. He is a member of the AOA as well as the ALOA. He is proud to offer not only the latest in metal and ceramic braces, but also is one of a very limited number of Orthodontists trained in Lingual Orthodontics, which is brackets placed behind the teeth, so they are virtually INVISIBLE. Dr. Metelka is also Premier Invisalign Provider proudly offering Invisalign and Invisalign Teen.
Dr. Bruce Abdullah - Periodontist
Dr. Bruce Abdullah is a board certified Periodontist and Diplomate of the Academy of Periodontology. He received his doctorate degree from Loyola University and his specialty training in Periodontics and Implantology from Tufts University. Dr. Bruce has been in full time practice since 1989 and has been teaching part-time as a clinical Professor at Loyola University and the University of Illinois, specifically in the post-graduate periodontics specialty program. He is the prime clinical instructor that teaches the residents on the placement of implants and advancements in implant surgical procedures. He is extremely proficient in all phases of Implantology.