Dr. Joseph Baptist, DDS

Dr. Joseph Baptist, DDS

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 35
Dr. Joseph Baptist, DDS is an oral & maxillofacial surgery specialist in River Forest, IL and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Dentistry in 2009 and practices oral & maxillofacial surgery and oral surgery.Read his story

7603 North Ave

River Forest, IL 60305

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Dental
  • Dental Network of America
  • DenteMax
  • Dominion Insurance
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Dr. Baptist's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Baptist "Dr. Baptist is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He completed his residency training at Loyola University Medical Center. He has a strong skill set in dental implant procedures, bone and soft tissue grafting procedures, and orthognathic surgical procedures. Additionally, he is well versed in the treatment and reconstruction of pathology and trauma of the oral and facial regions and surgical and non-surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea. He is well trained in anesthesia and can perform surgical procedures under intravenous anesthesia for patient comfort. Dr. Baptist was raised in Downers Grove, IL, where he attended Downers Grove South High School. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. His education continued at University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2009. He graduated at the top of his class and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society in 2009. He is a member of the Chicago Dental Society, Illinois State Dental Society, and American Dental Association, as well as the Illinois State Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society. He is a fellow of American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Baptist currently resides in Palos Heights with his wonderful wife, two spirited children, and their friendly dog. His personal interests include automotive mechanics, carpentry, film, literature, and travel."


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2  Practice Areas

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Surgery

1  Conditions Treated

  • Dentofacial Anomalies

3  Procedures

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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  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Loyola University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Baptist's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Baptist to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Baptist's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Baptist has been working with my husband on the implant process for 3 teeth for several months and is still in progress. He is one of the most kind and caring doctors I have ever met. He has explained every procedure in detail; we never feel rushed and he is always accessible for phone calls...more
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