Dr. Stamata Blanas founded North Shore Dental Associates in 1991. She has been practicing dentistry for the past twenty-five years and is the driving force behind our innovative and community-based family practice. Dr. Blanas received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1985.  She then attended Loyola Dental School where she graduated with honors and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society in 1989. She has also done post-graduate courses  in Orthodontics and Common Sense Mechanics. Dr. Blanas is in constant touch with the modern trends in the dental profession to give the most optimal care to patients. Her rich experience in providing dental treatments for over two decades makes a difference. 

Our role is to focus on being the best in what we do, by creating efficient treatment plans, and providing patient education and superlative dental care. Our goal is to create a sustainable, long- term mechanism for a healthy dental system for our patients. Excellence in patient care based on integrity, compassion and developing long term relationships defines our philosophy. Our patients' dental wellness form the core of our existence. Patients are the reason for our being here and we place enormous emphasis on providing excellent care with warmth and a smile.