Chicago Dental Professor of Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry

Post operative smile of full mouth reconstruction. Click to enlarge

For Medical and Dental Professionals

Dr. James Fondriest, Chicago cosmetic dentist and founder of Lake Forest Dental Arts, offers an assortment of lectures and hands-on experiences to dental society groups, dental study clubs, and national dental conferences.

As an active educator, Dr. Fondriest has provided over 3,500 hours of continuing education for dental professionals throughout North America and Europe. He mentors study clubs on dental topics that focus on aesthetic restorative dentistry and treatment planning. He regularly co-facilitates a continuing education group that meets twice a year, providing its dentist members with the chance to learn from the world’s most respected clinicians. Additionally, he teaches hands-on classes on advanced cosmetic dentistry at the Scottsdale Center in Arizona and is a long time Senior Lead Faculty member at the highly respected L.D. Pankey Institute ( Dr. Fondriest also has a courtesy academic appointment as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the graduate Prosthodontics Program at the University of Florida Dental School.

Lecture Information and examples of Published Papers

If you are a dental professional, and would like to learn more about booking Dr. Fondriest for an event, please click on the links below.

Lecture Information

Selected Published Articles

Second Opinions – Dr. Fondriest accepts two roles. First, he can serve as a non-treating consultant. Secondly, he can assume supervisory responsibility during the treatment process and then return the patient to the referring general or cosmetic dentist.

Partnerships & Referrals

REFERRING PLASTIC SURGEONS AND DENTISTS can improve patient care and overall outcomes by partnering with Dr. Fondriest.To receive referral cards and patient brochures, please download a PDF to fax back to Dr. Fondriest at 847-234-0517