Dr. Steven Bacalar, DMD

Dr. Steven Bacalar, DMD

Cosmetic Dentistry  |  

Accepting new patients

Dr. Steven Bacalar, DMD is a cosmetic dentistry practitioner in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona in 2014 and practices cosmetic dentistry and dentistry.Read his story

James S. Kakos, DDS, PC

1401 S Arlington Heights Rd Ste 1

Arlington Heights, IL 60005
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • CompBenefits Corp.
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Bacalar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bacalar "Dr. Steven J Bacalar was born and raised in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. He earned his undergraduate degree in Community Health and Chemistry from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, and then earned his Master’s degree in Biotechnology from Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Bacalar then attended the prestigious and progressive College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona.In order to provide his patients with the highest quality dental care, Dr. Bacalar is passionate about continuing education and staying up-to-date on advancing techniques and materials in the dental field. He is an active member in the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is interested in all facets of general dentistry from dental implants to fillings. He strives to make your oral healthcare experience as comfortable and relaxing as possible, and it is his goal to build lasting relationships with his patients. In his free time, Dr. Bacalar is an avid golfer and enjoys cooking, traveling and cheering on his beloved Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks."


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Patient Testimonials

This content was provided by Dr. Bacalar The office was very pretty and clean. Dr. Bacalar took his time with me and was extremely gentle. I will be referring my friends here. Thank you for a great visit.

Everything went well. Dr. Bacalar made sure that I was not having any pain. He was very thorough.

Dr. Steven Bacalar did a great job fixing some chips that I had in my tooth. I am leaving feeling confident about my smile, that's for sure! He made sure I felt comfortable and has a smooth, calm and comforting energy. Thanks Dr. Bacalar for being excellent.

Care Philosophy

"When you visit our luxurious dental office, you’ll immediately realize that we’ve taken dentistry to new heights. Our expert team, led by Dr. James S. Kakos, extends unprecedented customer service and comprehensive dental care with state-of-the-art technology to each of our patients.

Expect personal attention and lasting relationships with our staff, many of whom have been with us for years, when you visit our Arlington Heights dental office. Our philosophy is grounded in providing the highest quality and most comprehensive diagnosis, treatment, and care for all our patients. We want you to feel safe and comfortable during your experience with us."


Practice Areas

  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentistry

Conditions Treated

  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Dental Disorders
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Tooth Abrasion
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Attrition
  • Tooth Decay
  • Tooth Demineralization
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Toothache


Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Rush University Medical Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Illinois Champaign-Urbana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2009
  • College of Dental Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona
    Medical School | Graduated 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bacalar has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bacalar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bacalar's Reviews

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Likelihood to Recommend (20)

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Dr. Bacalar's Performance

Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (20)

Very quick and friendly.
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Dr. Bacalar was precise, reassuring and efficient with my procedure. A very pleasant experience.
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Dr Kakos, Dr Steve, Nancy, Terry, and Cara are great team of professionals that take care of their patients!
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Dr. Bacalar was very thorough in examining and in explaining the treatment needed. The experience was painless and uneventful - Just the way it should be!
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