Meet the Doctor



Dr. Maria Faklaris is dedicated to making a difference in her patients’ lives by providing exemplary dental care. She knows that it takes more than just good technique to be a great dentist it takes commitment, understanding, and most importantly, a genuine interest in patient health and safety.

Dr. Maria Faklaris graduated in 1986 from Loyola University, in Chicago, IL. That same year, she opened her practice in Park Ridge. Her practice has been focused on aesthetic dentistry and the art of smile-making since its inception. Dr. Maria Faklaris has extensive training in cosmetics, restorative, and family dentistry. Before studying dentistry, Dr. Faklaris, completed a degree in Biology.

A member of numerous professional organizations, including ADA and CDS.  Dr. Maria Faklaris has kept her clinical skills current through an ongoing commitment to continuing education courses.

When not designing youthful, healthy smiles for her patients, Dr. Maria Faklaris enjoys time with her family and dogs.  She also enjoys gardening and long walks.