• About Us

  • Dr. James D'Alise

    Dr. James D'Alise

    Dr. D’Alise is the Clinical Director of A Center For Dental Implants™  and it is his responsibility to manage the facilities, the staff and the excellent quality of dental care provided to all of our patients.

    "Dear Patient,

    For the past 25 years, I have  devoted my  professional career to educating and training dentists in the art and science of dental implantology. I have  lectured extensively throughout the world and I hold several patents in innovative scientific dental implant designs that have helped thousands of dentists provide efficient, quality dental implant care to their patients.

    As a general practitioner, I routinely offer state of the art dental implant surgery and prosthetic restoration to hundreds of patients every year. I have consulted with various dental insurance companies and associations to provide economical benefit programs that can provide the consumer with cost saving dental implant treatments. We look forward to providing you with the best dental care possible.

    I am a DiplomateAmerican Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI/ID), Honored FellowAmerican Academy of Implant Dentistry(AAID)."  


    James D'Alise, D.D.S.

    Licensed to practice General Dentistry in the state of Illinois

  • Dr. Dhara Patel

    Dr. Patel earned her Bachelor of dental surgery from Rajasthan University, India in 2007. She has also received certificate in Health Service Management from Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University, Chicago. She continued her studies and training at Indiana University School of Dentistry, where she received her master’s degree and completed her Prosthodontics residency. She received scholarships awards from John F. Johnson society from 2011-2013. 

    Before joining ACDI- A center for dental implant, Dr. Patel gained invaluable experience from a variety of dental practices and hospitals. She loves to make people happy by restoring their teeth to give them beautiful smile.

  • Dr. Michael Jones

    Dr. Michael Jones is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.  He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Dental School and did his Oral Surgery residency at Cook County Hospital in downtown Chicago.  He is the past president of the Chicago Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has been a member of the board for the Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.  He is currently certified in Advanced Cardiac Life support and has training in ATLS and PALS, as well.  He was also an associate clinical professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago Dental School and volunteer faculty at the University of North Carolina.  He is currently board certified by both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology(NDBA).  His clinical interests are in implantology, dentoalveolar surgery and oral pathology, but his real passion is patient care.    His hobbies are music, triathlons and running marathons.  He is married with one son, Nathan, who is the love of his life.