Meet the Team

The Dental Professionals

Total Dentistry

At Dental Professionals, we bring the collective wisdom of our experienced team to each patient's treatment plan. Our wide range of expertise means you won’t need a referral to a specialist or a recommendation for a second expert opinion.

Drs. Finkel, Katz and Kase are some of the only dentists in the country certified to perform state-of-the-art digital dentistry, including ‘crowns in a day,’ on both of the leading dental design systems, CEREC AND E4D (PLANSCAN).

This technology represents the future of dentistry, and you'll find it all at Dental Professionals...home to the best dentists in Chicago and Skokie.

Phillip S. Finkel D.D.S.

Dr. Finkel has been in private practice since 1980. He participates in numerous continuing education courses, pursuing a strong interest in restorative, implant, cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry.

Dr. Finkel is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and served as a Clinical Operative Instructor at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry from 1980-1985. He earned his dental degree from Northwestern University.

Steve B. Kase D.D.S.

Dr. Kase has been practicing dentistry since 1980. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education seminars, encompassing topics such as endodontics and TMJ.

Dr. Kase is an active member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society and the Chicago Dental Society. He is also a member of the PDL Study Club, a group of top Chicago dentists who place a special emphasis on dental implants. Dr. Kase earned his dental degree from Northwestern University.

Paul J. Katz D.D.S.

Since 1980, Dr. Katz has been treating patients in his private practice. He has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education at the Center for Advanced Dental Studies, for treatment of TMJ, snoring and sleep apnea. He regularly attends clinical courses with a major emphasis on aesthetic dentistry and implants.

Dr. Katz is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He served as a clinical instructor at the University of Illinois Dental School; and earned his dental degree from Northwestern University.

Bryan P. Jacobs D.M.D., M.S.

Licensed Specialist in Prosthodontics

Dr. Jacobs is a graduate of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the University of Michigan, College of Engineering. Following dental school he completed a three year residency program in prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prosthodontics is the specialty of dentistry focusing on replacement of missing teeth using the highest standards of care. Dr. Jacobs is formally trained in complex rehabilitation, digital dentistry, as well as implant surgery and restoration.

Dr. Jacobs also holds a position as a clinical professor at the University of Illinois— Chicago, School of Dentistry. He has published abstracts and articles in multiple international journals. Dr. Jacobs' implant research earned him a place as a 2013 John J. Sharry Research Competition Finalist. At Harvard, he was President of his dental class and was recognized with the American College of Dentists Outstanding Student Leader Award and the Dr. Norman B. Nesbett Award for Excellence in Clinical Dentistry. At graduation, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.

Dr. Jacobs is an active member of the American Dental Association, American College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the Chicago Dental Society, and volunteers at the Care Free Dental Clinic for underserved populations.

Steven Kahn

D.D.S., PC

Dr. Kahn has been setting the highest standards of excellence in oral surgery for over 30 years.

During his Internship and Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harlem Hospital and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, he also held a position as a member of the faculty at Columbia University, College of Dentistry. He began practicing oral surgery in Chicago in 1974, served on the faculty at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and was appointed Clinic Director, in the Department of Oral Surgery.

Dr. Kahn is a published author and a frequent interviewee on television and radio broadcasts. He is a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons; and an active member of key dental organizations. The Consumer's Research Council of America recognized Dr. Kahn every year since 2007 as one of "America's Top Dentists." He was listed in the 2011 edition of Top Doc Chicago and was named by general dentists as their top oral surgeon choice in The Chicago Consumer Checkbook publication.

Stella G. Haralampopoulos D.D.S.

Dr. Haralampopoulos has been practicing dentistry since 1992. She is a regular participant in continuing education seminars on cosmetic dentistry, CEREC, crowns, root planning, TMJ, implants, digital x-rays, preventative dentistry, tooth whitening and porcelain crowns.

Dr. Haralampopoulos served a residency at the Arizona Public Health Hospital, and is an active member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the Hellenic Dental Association. She earned her dental degree from Loyola University, where she graduated with clinical honors.

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Dr. Paul Katz