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James Kakos, DDS, FAGD, FICOI

James Kakos, DDS, FAGDDr. Kakos was born and raised in Chicago. He completed his undergraduate education at Marquette University and then received his dental degree from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1991. Following graduation, Dr. Kakos went on to complete a two-year externship at the Midwest Implant Institute where he received his surgical and prosthetic implant training. Dr. Kakos is also a licensed dental anesthesiologist and a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Kakos has an extensive continuing education record. His pursuit of excellence drives him to attend and participate in some of the most advanced continuing education available; consequently, he received the distinction of fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, which only five percent of the dentists in the United States have achieved. In addition, Dr. Kakos is a member of numerous other associations and academies, including the American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, sustaining member in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the American Academy of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Kakos is also a graduate and preferred provider of the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, know as LVI. This institute trains only the top 10 percent of cosmetic dentists worldwide and has been showcased on the ABC show Extreme Makeover.

DaVinci Dental Studios has recognized Dr. Kakos’ contribution to the art and science of cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Kakos and his wife, Helen, are the proud parents of two sons, Stephan and Nicholas.



Kathy – Office Manager/Financial Coordinator

Joanna – Dental Hygienist/Periodontal Therapist

Jessica – Dental Hygienist/Periodontal Therapist

Terry – Dental Hygienist /Periodontal Therapist

Nicole – Dental Assistant/Surgical Assistant

Nora – Dental Assistant/Surgical Assistant​

Bonnie – Dental Assistant

Thalia – Front Desk Coordinator/Patient Liason