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BBB Accredited Business since

Dr. James Fondriest

Phone: (847) 234-0517 Fax: (947) 234-0516 560 Oakwood Ave Suite 200, Lake Forest, IL 60045

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Lake Forest Dental Arts is a dental office that provides cosmetic and implant dentistry for children, teenagers, and adults, including porcelain veneers and crowns. Located in Lake Forest, IL, this office serves the northern suburbs of Chicago, including Lake Bluff, Highland Park, Bannockburn, Deerfield, Highwood, Lincolnwood, Deerfield, Riverwoods, Mettawa, Vernon Hills, Green Oaks, Libertyville, Great Lakes, North Chicago, Buffalo Grove, Long Grove, Mundelein, Waukegan, Northbrook, Glencoe, Winnetka, Northfield, Kenilworth, Wilmette, Evanston, Prospect Heights, Glenview, and Morton Grove. This practice has been in business since 1984 and is led by Dr. James Fondriest, who is an internationally recognized speaker and educator. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, the Academy of Osseointegration Implant Society, and the American Equilibration Society. Fondriest has also been awarded honorary fellowships in the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists, the Ondontographic Society of Chicago, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Services available from this center include general and cosmetic dentistry, which include porcelain crowns, porcelain veneers, no-prep veneers, dental implants, porcelains fused to metal crowns, dental bridges, cosmetic bonding, TMJ and TMD therapy, gum lifts, home whitening and bleaching, and second opinions on dental options. Financial options are available for their patients in order to help finance a new smile.

Visit the website for Lake Forest Dental Arts to learn more about their services, read about restorative and cosmetic dentistry, and contact the company to request an appointment for cosmetic dental treatments.

BBB Accreditation

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Reason for Rating

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Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Dr. James Fondriest
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 16, 2011 Business started: 07/09/1984 in IL Business started locally: 07/09/1984
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
100 W. Randolph, 9th Fl, Chicago IL 60601
Phone Number: (312) 814-4500

Type of Entity


Business Management
Dr. James Fondriest, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Dr. James Fondriest, Owner
Business Category

Dentists Dentist - Periodontist Dentist - Dental Implants Dentist - Prosthodontist Dentist - Sedation Dentistry - Cosmetic Dental Hygienists Offices of Dentists (NAICS: 621210)

Alternate Business Names
James F. Fondriest, DDS, PC James Fondriest, DDS, FICD, FACD Lake Forest Dental Arts

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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