Dr. Yan Razdolsky, DDS

Dr. Yan Razdolsky, DDS

Orthodontics  ·  
Male  ·  
59 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Yan Razdolsky, DDS is an orthodontics practitioner in Buffalo Grove, IL and has been practicing for 33 years. He practices orthodontics and orthodontics & dentofacial orthopedics.Read his story

Forever Smiles

600 W Lake Cook Rd Ste 150

Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
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  • DenteMax

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Dr. Razdolsky's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Razdolsky "It could be said that Dr. Yan Razdolsky was destined for a career in dentistry. With a father, aunt, and cousin who were dentists, it came as no shock to his family when he, and later his younger brother, entered the dental field. “I guess you could say I grew up in the field,” Dr. Razdolsky says. “It’s contagious.” Since the late 1980s, Dr. Razdolsky has steadily left his mark on the orthodontic field through innovate treatment, a series of patents and hundreds of instructional lectures to fellow orthodontists from around the world. The most appealing aspect of orthodontics is the gratification he feels at the end of each day. “You’re really changing people’s lives with orthodontic treatment,” Dr. Razdolsky says. “A smile is a first impression, and you never get a second chance at a first impression.” Dr. Razdolsky takes pride in knowing his patients will carry that signature for the rest of their lives. And appointments when those braces come off are big events. “That makes it all worthwhile,” he says. Born in Moscow, Russia, Dr. Razdolsky immigrated to the United States as a teenager with his family in search of political asylum. It was February 1977, and Dr. Razdolsky had just graduated high school. The Razdolskys moved to Chicago to be near family who also had emigrated from Russia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering from the University of Illinois. Afterward, he was accepted to the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, which he graduated from in 1985. While in dental school, Dr. Razdolsky took some orthodontic courses, which really spoke to him, perhaps due to his engineering background. Orthodontics allowed him to apply his knowledge of mechanics, physics, and forces. By 1987, he had earned a graduate degree in orthodontics. Dr. Razdolsky went on to work for a very famous orthodontist on the west side of Chicago. “Prior to working there, I didn’t think that many of the procedures he was using were even possible,” Dr. Razdolsky recalls. “I spent six months there and learned more than I had in two years of orthodontic residency.” Dr. Razdolsky recalls seeing his mentor use a variety of innovative techniques from Europe. “Only years later did I understand how great he was,” Dr. Razdolsky says. “It takes years of continuing education courses just to learn those techniques, and I got to see them on real patients.” Many of those techniques considered innovative back then are mainstream today. That inspired Dr. Razdolsky to develop his own techniques. He held five patents on orthodontic techniques in the 1990s. Dr. Razdolsky is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. His professional affiliations include the American and European Associations of Orthodontists, World Federation of Orthodontists, the Midwestern and Illinois State Societies of Orthodontists, the American Dental Society, the Illinois and Chicago Dental Societies, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Razdolsky "Here at Forever Smiles, we use the best modern techniques in combination with the most successful tried-and-true methods to obtain optimal results for each and every patient. http://www.razdolsky.com/"

2  Practice Areas

  • Orthodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

38  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Bad Taste in Mouth
  • Canker Sore
  • Cavity
  • Chipped Tooth
  • Clicking of Temporomandibular Joint
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Crossbite
  • Dental Crowding
  • Dental Disorders
  • Dental Injury
  • Dental Spacing
  • Gaps Between Teeth
  • Gingivitis
  • Grinding of Teeth
  • Gum Disease
  • Halitosis
  • Loose Teeth
  • Malocclusion (Bad Bite)
  • Misaligned Teeth
  • Open Bite
  • Orthodontic Disorders
  • Overbite
  • Overjet
  • Protruding Front Teeth
  • Receding Gums
  • Sensitive Teeth
  • Stained Teeth
  • Swollen Gums
  • Tender Gums
  • Thumb Sucking
  • Tooth Abscess
  • Tooth Damage
  • Tooth Discoloration
  • Tooth Loss
  • Tooth Malformation
  • Toothache
  • Underbite


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38  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Amalgam Dental Fillings
  • Bite Adjustment
  • Ceramic Dental Braces
  • Clear Dental Braces
  • Cosmetic Oral Evaluation
  • Cosmetic Procedure
  • Damon® System
  • Dental Brace
  • Dental Crown
  • Dental Hygiene Services
  • Dental Implant
  • Fixed Orthodontic Correction
  • i-CAT® 3D Dental Imaging
  • In-Ovation® System Braces
  • Invisalign®
  • iTero™ Digital Scanning
  • Lingual Dental Braces
  • Metal Dental Braces
  • Non-Surgical Bite Correction
  • Non-Surgical Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Aligners
  • Orthodontic Procedures
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Adult
  • Orthodontic Treatment, Early
  • Physical Examination
  • Removable Appliances
  • Retainer Therapy
  • Retainers
  • Root Canal
  • Spacers for Braces
  • Springs for Braces
  • SureSmile® Dental Braces
  • Surgical Orthodontics
  • Teeth Extraction
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Tooth-Conserving Dentistry
  • Two-Phase Orthodontic Treatment


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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

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  • Chicago College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1985

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian
  • Filipino
  • Korean
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian

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Dr. Razdolsky's Reviews

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Dr. Razdolsky's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I personally didn't like the work Dr.Razdolsky did .When I got my braces off , He didn't care very much when He polished and shaped my teeth. Everyone that sees my teeth tells me my Dr. didn't do a good job since Dr. Razdolsky didn't take enough time to shape my teeth to make them look even.I...more
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Dr. Razdolsky is personally involved with each patient's treatment. My son, now 17, just had his braces removed and he is eager to show off his beautiful smile for the first time in years. My 13 year old daughter is not quite done yet, but the results are obvious already. If your kids or you are...more
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